Come join our dynamic team! The city of Newton is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Economic Development Director. The Economic Development Director handles the preparation and management of the city’s economic development work program. This position assists with the facilitation of permitting requests from existing and new businesses as well as conducting studies and preparing of reports necessary for updating the city’s Economic Development Strategy. The Economic Development Director provides staff and technical support to the Economic Development Commission and back-up technical support to the Land Use Committee and all other related work as required and directed. This is a full-time, exempt position, hiring salary range: $82,388.00 -$84,859.00 annually plus excellent benefits and the opportunity to be a part of our team of dedicated public servants.  For more information, please visit the city of Newton website at The city of Newton is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, national origin, ancestry, political affiliation, sexual orientation, citizenship, disability, genetic information, age, military service, or any other non-merit factor