Port Seeks Candidates for Economic Development Coordinator Position

The Port of Columbia is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Economic Development Coordinator.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with Port staff to provide a wide range of economic development services in a beautiful, historic, eastern Washington town.   General responsibilities include implementing projects and programs that support commercial and industrial business development, retention, and expansion,  providing small business support, implementing marketing campaigns, coordinating business trainings, managing events, and tracking economic indicators.  The Economic Development Coordinator also works closely with community organizations, local governments, and the Washington State Department of Commerce.  Click Economic Development Coordinator Job Description January 2018 for a full position description.

Columbia County’s economic stars aligning

Attendance was high and news was positive at this year’s annual economic development strategy meeting for Columbia County.

Jobless rates are down, construction of Columbia Pulp has started, plans for walking and biking paths are taking shape and the county is working to address concerns for the future of the fairgrounds. Read full article here.