MCEDD Business Loan Boards:
Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD) has openings on two business loan boards staffed by the organization: Oregon Investment Board and Mount Hood Economic Alliance. Both boards review loan proposals and make decisions related to loan applications, loan portfolio client requests and loan procedures and policies for revolving loan funds, with slightly different geographical focuses. The vacancy for the Oregon Investment Board must live within Multnomah County and the vacancy for the Mount Hood Economic Alliance must live within Hood River County. Applicants with commercial loan experience are encouraged to apply, but commercial loan experience is not required. Find the application forms here:
All positions noted above are unpaid volunteer positions that do not offer mileage reimbursement. For more information, contact Jessica Metta at 541-296-2266 x1001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mobility and Travel Training Program Manager
Regional economic development organization in the Columbia River Gorge is seeking a full-time Mobility and Travel Training Program Manager. This individual will work with the Deputy Director of Transportation and Mobility Manager at MCEDD and the Assistant Executive Director at the Columbia Area Transit to support mobility management in Wasco and Hood River counties.
The successful candidate will possess: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience and passion for working with underserved communities; current software skills; interest and experience in developing community-facing programs; ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with community organizations and professional stakeholders; ability to work both independently and in a team environment; consistent reliability, and especially a desire and ability to provide superb customer service. Spanish-speaking fluency is highly desired.
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in planning, public administration, communications, public policy, economics, business management, or related field and two years directly related experience, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the above duties.
Salary range is approximately $47K to $50K. Placement within the range depends on qualifications. Position open until filled, office located in The Dalles. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and list of at least three professional references for consideration. Submit applications to email@example.com or mail to 802 Chenowith Loop Road, The Dalles, OR 97058. MCEDD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Full-time and Part-time Bus Driver
The Link Public Transportation is accepting applications for both a part-time and a full-time Bus Driver. Pay range is $16.54 per hour – $17.37 per hour plus full benefits for full-time. Bi-lingual (Spanish-English) and large vehicle operations experience preferred but not required. Must be able to work evenings until 7 pm, and on Saturdays. Opportunities for a raise at 6-months, 1-year, and every year thereafter. The full details for the position and the application are linked below. Pre-Employment Drug testing required. Open until filled. EOE.
MCEDD is seeking quotes from website design businesses for a project to support getting businesses online. MCEDD will solicit businesses and connect them to a consultant who would work with them to create a simple online presence and/or e-commerce site. A cost effective strategy might be to develop a “starter” website with 4-5 pages, with and without e-commerce. This would likely include domain registration if needed, hosting setup, theme setup and configuration, product entry, payment gateway setup, training for ongoing maintenance. MCEDD would cover the costs at a flat fee per website (with or without e-commerce). Contact Jessica Metta with quote information by August 31, 2021 or with questions.