• Business Specialist

    City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office
    Job Description
    Non-Exempt, full-time, classified position with full benefits. Range 18, Minimum Salary of Complete Range: $18.84 per hour; Maximum Salary of Complete Range: $27.76 per hour.
    DESCRIPTION:  Under direct supervision of the Economic Development Manager, provides business counseling and training to small business owners and managers through the Business Assistance Center (BAC). Serves as a resource for businesses and assists in identifying opportunities for seminars and workshops. Community contacts include members and staff of small business organizations, community-based organizations, private sector business services providers, financial institutions, and with owners and prospective owners of small businesses.
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration or a related field, or equivalent experience; three (3) years of experience in an economic development, marketing, business attraction and/or development research, community development planning, or a related field; or any combination of education and experience that meets the qualifications of the outlined position. Must possess, or be able to obtain upon hire, a valid Arizona driver’s license. Must be willing to travel to multiple locations throughout the area. Experience owning a small business and certifications related to the field is desired.
    Application (REQUIRED) available at (www.cottonwoodaz.gov). Job description available at the City of Cottonwood Human Resources Office, 816 N. Main St., Cottonwood, AZ 86326, or on the City website. Phone 928-340-2713. EOE/ADA.
    This position is a one year grant funded position not guaranteed to last beyond September 30, 2018 and is contingent upon final approval of the Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs) and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will provide funding and like-kind donations to make this position possible.
    CLOSING DATE: 3:00 p.m., September 20, 2017
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