According to the job posting, the position will pay from $96,584 to $122,038, per year.
“The chief economic development officer will play a vital role my administration, and I am confident, through this nationwide search, the right candidate to fill this position will emerge,” Dinolfo stated. “Working closely with local business leaders, my chief economic development officer will help convene my Job Creation Leadership Forum. By partnering with the business community, the director will join in my effort to connect skilled workers with employment opportunities, and encourage the creation of good paying jobs for the hard working people here in Monroe County.”
According to Dinolfo, the chief economic development officer will head the department of planning and development, and lead the department in a broad range of programs, focusing on job retention and creation, employment and training services, land use planning and resource conservation, as well as housing and neighborhood preservation. The position’s duties will also include planning and coordinating the development and redevelopment of the county, planning for the county’s economic growth, and promoting community-wide economic development activities.
The chief economic development officer will also serve as executive director of the County of Monroe Industrial Development Agency (COMIDA), the Monroe County Industrial Development Corporation (MCIDC), and the Greater Rochester Outdoor Sports Facility Corporation (GROSFC), county officials stated.
Former economic development officer Judy Seil vacated the position last year, in order to become a vice president at Five Star Bank.
Interested individuals may apply for the position online at https://cs.monroecounty.gov/hrapply/apply/exam/2590.