Columbia County Economic Team Seeks Economic Development Director

86dbd6b10fe132f7e27db8edf7cb3c69The Board of Directors for the Columbia County Economic Team (CCET) is seeking a dynamic and self-motivated individual to lead our organization to achieve increased economic vitality for Columbia County businesses and residents. CCET was formed in 2011 as a non-profit (501(c)(6)) public/private partnership to deliver business-driven economic development services to create, grow, and retain Columbia County businesses through a coordinated service delivery approach.

CCET has had early successes in its efforts and has a strong foundation through the efforts of the Board of Directors and its first Economic Development Director. CCET is now looking for an individual to take the next steps to implement a strong business plan and furthering the success of the organization.

Columbia County, Oregon is situated along the beautiful Columbia River, a haven for boaters, fisherman and water enthusiast. Rural in nature, the Columbia County has seven cities ranging in population size from St. Helens, the County seat, of 12,404 (2011) to tiny Prescott of 55 (2011). Columbia County offers a wide variety of experiences to its residents. The County is situated 35 minutes from downtown Portland, 45 minutes from the Portland International Airport and 80 minutes from the Oregon Coast. Quality of life is a major selling point for businesses and industries located in Columbia County.

The successful candidate will work with diverse groups in bustling communities spread through the County that have active and engaged local officials, business leaders and citizens as well as major players in large underdeveloped rural industrial areas throughout the County.

Abundant clean fresh air greets everyone on a daily basis. Columbia County is business friendly and the opportunities are boundless for the successful candidate.

Please send a letter of interest, resume and list of previous employment with contact information to:

The recruitment will remain open until sufficient applications are received and reviewed by the Selection Committee.

Visit our website at for more information.

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