• Regional Economic Recovery Coordinator

    Posted: 09/02/2020

    Duties include serving as liaison in identifying potential resiliency, mitigation, and economic recovery projects in Northwest Georgia's communities.  Will develop projects, write and administer grant applications, and market NWGRC project development and management services to local governments as they relate to economic recovery.  Will work closely with local community leaders and will be expected to travel throughout the region.  Two-year position that will terminate no later than June 30, 2022.

    Knowledge of CED theories, principles, practices and grant-in-aid assistance is necessaryKnowledge of computers, interpersonal relationships, and oral/written communications is required.  Qualified applicants, at a minimum, should have a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Planning, Business, or related field from an accredited college or university and one to two years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  A Master's degree in Public Administration, Public Policy, or Business Administration is preferred.  

    NWGRC provides services to 15 counties and 49 cities in Northwest Georgia through its office located in Rome, Georgia.  Services are driven by the regional vision:  to improve the quality of life for every Northwest Georgia resident, through orderly growth, conservation of the region's natural and historic resources, and care and development of the region's human resources.  Must be available for daily travel within the 15-county region and limited overnight travel.

    Temporary, full-time position with a starting salary in the $35,000-$40,000 range.  Excellent benefits package with paid time off, health, dental and vision insurance, healthcare/childcare spending accounts, and 401(k) benefit package, and other workplace incentives.

    E-verify, drug screening, and background checks are required for all new hires.  Position open until filled.  Employment application may be obtained at www.nwgrc.org or by calling (706) 295-6485.

    Interested persons should submit an application, cover letter, resume, writing sample, and references to the address below:

    Human Resources
    Northwest Georgia Regional Commission
    1 Jackson Hill Drive, N. E.
    P. O. Box 1798
    Rome, GA   30162-1798

    or via e-mail to:

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Programs