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What’s your vision for a prosperous Wyoming? The Wyoming Business Council sees a future where Wyoming’s industries are strong, diverse and expanding. Small business is a big deal. Wyoming is the technology center of the High Plains. Communities have the highest quality of life. Wyoming knows no boundaries.

The state’s economic development agency has several new employment opportunities tied to our fresh strategic plan, and we invite you to embark on this journey with us.

Our team includes more than 40 members committed to Increasing Wyoming’s Prosperity through business and community development. We communicate and we are a team. We are flexible, collaborative and get the work done. We work in an environment of integrity, support and pride. We make change happen and we are leaders.




JOB OPENINGS:

Community Initiatives Director

In collaboration with the Community Development Director and other internal and external stakeholders, the Initiatives Director will lead strategic community development projects by developing annual performance goals, driving plan implementation and optimizing annual strategic initiatives. The Initiatives Director is responsible for developing annual strategic documents, frameworks and studies for community development, and analyzing gaps, opportunities and marketplace forces. This position reports to the Chief Performance Officer.

Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree plus at least 10 years’ progressive work experience in economic development. Must be able to understand how decisions and choices impact the long-term viability of community development in Wyoming and have a solid understanding of the larger picture and vision of community development in Wyoming. Exceptional communication, analytical, leadership, decisiveness, listening, research, problem-solving skills and flexibility and collaboration are required.

Complete job description

Send completed application, resume and letter of interest to Chava Case at the Wyoming Business Council, 214 W 15th Street; Cheyenne, WY  82002 or e-mail ApplyatWyomingBusinessCouncil@wyo.gov
Applications received by September 30, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

The Wyoming Business Council is an at-will employer and conducts criminal background investigations.

Download our Employment Application: WORD PDF

Business Ready Communities (BRC) Project Manager

The purpose of the BRC program is to promote economic development at the state and local level through publicly owned infrastructure. The BRC Project Manager is responsible for projects from inception through construction and close-out. Other responsibilities include analysis of project applications including evaluation of economic development impact, preparation of staff recommendations and presentation of projects to the Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors. The project manager will also provide technical assistance to program applicants and maintain accurate project files and financial data. This position reports to the Community Development Director and manages one team member.

Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree plus at least 5 years’ experience in local and community economic development and grant and loan management. Must have creative problem-solving skills. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, reliable and organized. Must work well both independently and as a member of a team. Position requires frequent travel throughout Wyoming.

Complete job description

Send completed application, resume and letter of interest to Chava Case at the Wyoming Business Council, 214 W 15th Street; Cheyenne, WY  82002 or e-mail ApplyatWyomingBusinessCouncil@wyo.gov
Applications received by September 30, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

The Wyoming Business Council is an at-will employer and conducts criminal background investigations.

Download our Employment Application: WORD PDF

Industrial Development Manager

Serves as the lead position for industrial development activities to further the interests of the Wyoming Business Council and the economic strategy of Wyoming. Responsible for coordinating large-scale projects, industrial park planning and marketing and project development activities. In coordination with other staff, provides business consultation and information for industrial development in Wyoming (i.e. attraction, retention and expansion). Evaluate Wyoming industrial development opportunities and marketplace forces to guide policy recommendations. Liaise with various groups to further the economic and business interest of Wyoming, such as economic developers, site selection consultants, industry associations, utility providers, realtors, developers, investors, city/county planning and building officials and state/federal government agencies.

Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree plus at least 10 years’ industrial or general development experience. Strong knowledge of real estate development, manufacturing and other advanced industries, regional resources (infrastructure, utilities, labor, natural resources, ancillary services, etc.) required. International business development experience helpful. Must have high energy and be motivated to advance the economic strategy of Wyoming. Must have exceptional communication, analytical, leadership and problem-solving skills. Flexibility and collaboration required.

Complete job description

Send completed application, resume and letter of interest to Chava Case at the Wyoming Business Council, 214 W 15th Street; Cheyenne, WY  82002 or e-mail ApplyatWyomingBusinessCouncil@wyo.gov
Applications received by September 30, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

The Wyoming Business Council is an at-will employer and conducts criminal background investigations.

Download our Employment Application: WORD PDF

Advanced Industries Manager

Through strong partnerships with local economic development organizations and the Business Resource Network, the Advanced Industries Manager is responsible for developing and executing an integrated statewide plan for business retention and expansion with a focus on those companies with the highest economic output. Coordinate outreach and business intelligence gathering, conduct research, develop and deliver resources for capacity building, advise and consult existing businesses and provide technical assistance and market analysis to export-ready companies.

Qualifications:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree plus at least 2 to 5 years’ progressively responsible work experience in economic development or project management. Knowledge of existing industry in Wyoming, including manufacturing and agriculture, preferred. Must be self-motivated, reliable and organized. Must work well both independently and as a member of a team. Experience with CMS software helpful.

Complete job description

Send completed application, resume and letter of interest to Chava Case at the Wyoming Business Council, 214 W 15th Street; Cheyenne, WY  82002 or e-mail ApplyatWyomingBusinessCouncil@wyo.gov
Applications received by September 30, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

The Wyoming Business Council is an at-will employer and conducts criminal background investigations.

Download our Employment Application: WORD PDF

Agriculture & International Trade Coordinator

The Agriculture & International Trade Coordinator arranges, organizes and guides market development activities regionally, nationally and at the international level for Wyoming industries specifically agriculture and manufactured in Wyoming products. Evaluates and recommends market opportunities for clients and matches clients with prospects.

Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree plus at least 2-5 years’ progressively responsible work experience in business, agribusiness, marketing or production agriculture. Strong knowledge of Wyoming agriculture beneficial. International trade experience helpful but not required. Must be self-motivated, reliable and organized. Must work well both independently and as a member of a team. Must be able to develop and foster strong professional relationships. Must be able to travel.

Complete job description

Send completed application, resume and letter of interest to Chava Case at the Wyoming Business Council, 214 W 15th Street; Cheyenne, WY 82002 or e-mail ApplyatWyomingBusinessCouncil@wyo.gov.
Applications received by October 7, 2016 will receive primary consideration.

The Wyoming Business Council is an at-will employer and conducts criminal background investigations.

 Download our Employment Application: WORD PDF

Other Employment Resources:

    Wyoming Office of Tourism

    Wyoming State Government

    Wyoming Job Bank

    Wyoming Department of Workforce Services 

    JobBank USA

    Job Quest Internet Job Site 

    Nation Job