The Banks County Development Authority is preparing to begin advertising for an Economic Developer/Planner for the county.
During a called meeting Oct. 15, authority members discussed job descriptions and qualifications for the new position. According to assistant county clerk Erin Decker, the actual job description is still under discussion.
Minimum qualifications for the position were decided on and will be advertised, including: a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Planning, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration or a closely related field; five to 10 years previous experience in the area of economic development including project management and related supervision; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. The applicant must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.
Also during the meeting, the authority voted to start a Faulkner Road project behind Wendy’s, exiting at Steven Tanger Boulevard, going behind the Comfort Suites and Sonic.