Mid Columbia Economic Development District strives to promote the creation of family-wage jobs, the diversification of the economic base, and the growth, development and retention of business and industry in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Klickitat and Skamania Counties
MCEDD is organized as a government non-profit in Oregon as an ORS-190 and in Washington through RCW 39.34.010.
April 27, 2020 – Mid-Columbia Economic Development District is seeking a Finance and Operations Manager. This individual will manage MCEDD’s finance and accounting activities and administer the benefit and employee compensation program.
The successful candidate will possess: Broad knowledge of government and non-profit accounting procedures, budget, and audit preparation, benefits administration experience, excellent business writing and oral communication skills and an ability to communicate and interact effectively with multiple constituencies, high proficiency in Microsoft Office and QuickBooks, ability to work both independently and in a team environment; consistent reliability; and positive “can do” attitude, especially to provide superb customer service. Additional desired requirements include strong fund-based accounting experience and governmental accounting experience, plus working knowledge of rules and regulations governing local government, state and federal economic development programs. Full details here. [Continue Reading]
April 13, 2020 – Mid-Columbia Economic Development District is hiring for the Deputy Director position. This position acts as a thought partner to the Executive Director to pace and drive organizational development and meet core strategic purposes, and manages MCEDD’s transportation division to further opportunities for regional and local public transportation and planning. The Deputy Director also takes the lead on other key projects to ensure the economic success of the region. The Deputy Director also takes the lead on other key projects to ensure the economic success of the region. The successful candidate will have up to four years of project management experience, and experience in public transportation is welcome but not required. Full details here.