The Village of Forsyth is currently accepting applications for the full-time, exempt position of Community and Economic Development Coordinator. This position reports directly to the Village Administrator.
Located in the Decatur metropolitan area just off I-72, Forsyth is home to the area’s regional shopping mall and additional retail, restaurant, and hotel development. Residents enjoy a high quality of life, with access to quality schools, park facilities, and library.
Job duties include, but are not limited to, administering zoning regulations as the Village’s Zoning Official, providing staff support to the Planning and Zoning Commission, performing economic development duties, including business attraction, expansion, and retention activities, representing the Village on various boards and committees, and working on special projects.
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, public or business administration, political science, or a related field and two (2) years of experience in community development, economic development, and/or planning or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Economic development experience is preferred. Starting salary is $50,000 +/- DOQ, plus benefits.
Please submit cover letter and résumé immediately to David Strohl, Village Administrator, at email@example.com. Position open until filled.