Community Economic Development Intern
Duration: 1 or 2 Year Contract
Salary: $36,000 Annually
Hours: 35 Hours Per Week
Job Description: The intern will work alongside the Community Economic Development Manager. The intern will be involved in all aspects of community development with focus on economic strategic planning and community visioning, as well as assist in the Downtown Revitalization development.
Specific areas and duties include: assisting with grant applications, business retention and expansion, industry attraction and promotion, green energy projects, tourism and festival development, assisting with recreation/sporting events, and involvement with local, regional and economic development agencies.
Qualifications: Possesses a degree/diploma in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing, Innovation Management, Public Administration, Political Science, Environmental Management or other related program.
Training: A willingness to take the EcD certification program at University of Waterloo would be considered an asset.
Please Mail or E-mail applications by Friday April 13, 2018 2PM to:
Township of Schreiber
ATTN: Terry Wright
204 Alberta Street, P.O. Box 40
Schreiber, ON P0T 2S0
Tel 807-824-2711 / Fax 807-824-3231
This Opportunity is proudly
The province will fund the construction of a new 1,360-square foot North Shore Express Discovery Centre. The centre will highlight the township’s historical ties to the railway industry by featuring a diesel locomotive and will include a museum and visitor centre. In addition, the province is investing in tourism signage, as well as downtown revitalization, including storm water drainage upgrades, new benches and a new gazebo.
Ontario is also investing in the town of Schreiber’s Clearwell project through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund. Once complete, the project will ensure that all residents of Schreiber will have access to safe drinking water.
Ontario is investing $2,150,000 in Schreiber through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) Strategic Economic Infrastructure Program.
Ontario is investing up to $1.03 million through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund in the town of Schreiber’s Clearwell project.
“Our government recognizes that improving community infrastructure and tourism attractions is vital to the economy of many northern communities. Today’s investments in Terrace Bay and Schreiber will make these communities even more exciting places and will have a lasting impact for tourists and locals alike.”
— Michael Gravelle, Minister of Northern Development and Mines and MPP Thunder Bay-Superior North
“We thank Minister Gravelle and the province for these very important investments in our community. Our revitalization project is an essential component of Schreiber’s tourism strategy and aligns with other attractions in our beautiful Lake Superior North Shore region. The additional support from the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund will allow us to keep a safe supply of fresh treated drinking water for our residents.”
— Mark Figliomeni, Mayor, Township of Schreiber
The Township of Schreiber is pleased to welcome Terry Wright as the new Community Economic Development Manager. Terry Wright is certified in Economic Development and has worked for the Red Rock Indian Band for the past three years. We are excited to have Terry on board and look forward to having him in our community.