Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 7/29/2022
Closing Date: 8/31/2022
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
Job Description Montgomery County Department of Economic Development currently seeks a Broadband Project Manager.  Essential functions include assisting with public-private partnerships to extend broadband access in unserved areas; providing technical assistance and customer service to a variety of partners and stakeholders including local governments, private telecommunication and broadband service providers, non-profit organizations and citizens to strategically design telecommunication plans and identify opportunities and resources for deployment.  Frequent travel and flexible scheduling necessary to represent Montgomery County and other stakeholders. 
Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Planning, Technology or related field required, or combination of education and experience deemed equivalent.  Qualified applicants will have comprehensive knowledge of local and State economic development principles and practices; establish and maintain effective working relationships; prepare clear and comprehensive financial and administrative reports; make effective public or prospect presentations; have exceptional people skills, and possess advanced computer skills to develop and deliver state-of-the-art presentations.
Minimum salary $56,286/annually or higher dependent upon qualifications/experience.  Interested candidates should apply online with resume at: by Wednesday, August 31, 2022 unless filled.  To request an application accommodation for disabilities, contact Human Resources at 540.394.2007.
Montgomery County, VA is committed to the principles of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.  As an Equal Opportunity Employer and certified Virginia Values Veterans (V3) organization, we are dedicated to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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