Pleasant Hill is a modern and dynamic city in the East Bay Area of San Francisco and home to approximately 35,000 residents and is characterized by small-town charm and a strong sense of community. Residents of Pleasant Hill enjoy an enviable quality of life with safe, quiet residential neighborhoods and an array of amenities. Its appealing downtown boasts more than 350,000 square feet of retail space, movie theaters, entertainment venues, and restaurants. City Hall offers a central plaza area for community gatherings and events. Pleasant Hill is considered one of the best places to work, live, shop, dine, and play in the Bay Area.
Pleasant Hill is a General Law City operating under the Council-Manager form of government. It is widely recognized for being a well-managed, fiscally sound City and for its community focused programs that benefit its citizens as well as providing a dynamic, stimulating work environment for City employees. The City is seeking an Economic Development Manager who will plan, organize, direct, coordinate and manage the activities of the economic development program utilizing specialized knowledge and skills to develop and implement strategies and projects to encourage business attraction, retention and expansion. The Economic Development Manager receives administrative direction from the City Manager.
Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, economics, business administration and four years of professional experience is required. The ideal candidate will have experience in municipal economic development and expansion.
Salary: $131,520 - $174,924