Location: Ocala, FL

Economic Development Specialist

Job Description
Ocala is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. It has become a logistics hub within the southeast region with millions of square feet of distribution centers coming to the area and associated job growth. The central location of the city and surrounding region between both coasts with access to other Florida destinations via a strong highway system contributes to the area’s attractiveness for residents and businesses. Downtown Ocala is enjoying a great renaissance with new projects, businesses, and programming capitalizing on being the heart of the community and a hub of activity for the region.

An Economic Development Specialist is sought to assist in developing incentive packages, building strong relationships with the business community, monitoring existing business assistance areas and explore new investment tools to enhance the community’s overall effectiveness, productivity, and sustainability. This is a highly responsible, professional, technical, and administrative position.

Job Requirements
Requires a four year college degree in accounting, marketing, or business administration, plus two years related experience. An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered.

How to Apply
If interested, please apply on-line at For questions, please contact the City of Ocala’s Human Resource Department at 352-629-8359. The City of Ocala is an Equal Opportunity Employer