Economist – Cape Cod Commission

Full-Time
Barnstable County
Posted 4 months ago

Barnstable County/Cape Cod Commission is accepting applications from qualified individuals for the Economist position.

The position conducts and oversees economic impact analyses and designs programs to advance regional economic development. Participates in writing and implementing the region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy.

Designs and conducts primary and secondary research; analyzes data collected. Comments on economic development elements of local comprehensive plans and the economic impacts of developments of regional impact applications. Conducts outreach to business owners, collaborates with stakeholders on economic development projects, and provides technical assistance to local and regional entities seeking economic development funds and resources.

Designs engagements for intensive technical assistance to towns on economic development challenges that are multifaceted in nature, touching on economics, land use and resource planning, and transportation. Participates and leads multi-disciplinary project teams providing support and recommendations to public officials to advance regional goals.

Requires an ability to manage and coordinate projects and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of public and private groups. Requires independent judgment, and initiative and superior communication and organization skills. Master’s degree in economics, urban or regional planning, public administration or related plus five years of experience in economic development at the local, regional or state level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Job Features

Salary$76,949.74 - $84,074.73
Deadline to applyPosition open until filled