Full-Time Local Development Coordinator at Carlsbad Department of Development
Available Openings: 1
Apply By: May 31, 2023
Industry: Full Time, Local Development Coordinator
Pay Type: Salary
Compensation: Up to $65,000
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree


The Carlsbad Department of Development (CDOD), a dynamic 501 C(6) economic development corporation that promotes growth in Carlsbad & Eddy County, NM, is accepting applications for its Local Development Coordinator (LDC) position.   

LDC responsibilities include recruitment of both housing developments & workforce, community planning & business retention/expansion for our service area.  The LDC also gathers economic & demographic data to support housing development & local business expansion projects in service area and prepares reports for target industries and agencies.  LDC works with both the city and county’s planning departments, and local college to attract residential developments & develop the workforce in community.  Other duties include monthly reporting to Board of Directors, updating of social media accounts & web site, and participation in job fairs. Some travel will be required to promote area’s job opportunities & housing needs.


Bachelor’s Degree (Public or Business Administration, Marketing, Planning, or related field) OR a combination of completed education + 5 years of increasingly responsible work experience in workforce recruitment/development, residential real estate, economics, and/or marketing are required.  Successful candidate will display outstanding character, integrity, professionalism and be team-oriented.  Proficiency in MS Office and var. graphics presentation applications is important. Social media and face-to-face communications & marketing skills, as well as experience with local government P & Z issues are highly desirable. Must be ready to “hit the ground running” and be outgoing, energetic, friendly, and organized. This is not a remote position. Successful applicant must live in Carlsbad-area in southeastern NM. 

Carlsbad Department of Development

Contact: John Waters
400-2 Cascades Ave., Suite 201
Suite 201
United States