Economic Development Specialist

Linda Conner

Website Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments

Economic Development Specialist

Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments is seeking an Economic Development Specialist.  The Economic Development Specialist will assist with providing support and services to the four-county region of Camden, Laclede, Miller and Morgan, Missouri.  Job performance will focus on economic recovery and development by providing technical assistance to both local governments and the business community.  Technical assistance may include but not limited to business development, financing support and management of the existing revolving loan fund (RLF), entrepreneurship, workforce development, community development, grant writing and coordination. Project and program development with potential implementation as projects are funded.


Graduate from an accredited college or university with preference given to major course work in the fields of planning, public administration, business administration, finance, urban studies, banking, accounting, economics, or other related fields of study.  Relevant experience may be substituted for education.  Skills in the preparation of written reports and competency in communication with public officials is essential.  Experience as a commercial loan officer preferred.

Physical Requirements

Individual must possess a valid driver’s license and access to a motor vehicle to be used for business travel within the region.   Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Application Process

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, salary history and list of references to Executive Director, Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments, P.O. Box 3553 Camdenton, MO  65020 or email to

Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments is an equal opportunity employer.


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