Junior Economic Development Officer – Business

June 30, 2022

The Corporation of the County of Huron’s

Economic Development Department

Requires a

Temporary Junior Economic Development Officer-Business (Student Position)

Position Summary:

The Junior Economic Development Officer position is a full-time, temporary summer student position that supports the work of Huron County’s Economic Development department.

8-week position beginning as soon as possible, to August 22nd, 2022.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • work with EDO to Design and populate a county-wide inventory of vacant industrial lands;
  • Work with EDO to Design and populate a county-wide inventory of vacant commercial properties;
  • Support internal data management efforts;
  • Support the Department’s data analysis functions, particularly as they concern commercial property vacancy data collected in Huron County;
  • In conjunction with County EDO, Explore Options for a template and Develop community profiles for use in Resident Attraction and Investment Attraction; and,
  • Take a key role in the development of a high-profile youth engagement, to be designed in conjunction with County Staff and with Countywide youth input.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Education: Entering the final year of secondary school or currently enrolled in a post-secondary program.
  • Strong skills in communication, time management, organization, computer literacy, and problem-solving.
  • This role requires a self-starter with well-developed numeracy, communication, and critical thinking skills.
  • The position is funded in part by the Government of Canada’s Canada Summer Jobs program which requires eligible students to be between 15 and 30 years of age.

Preferred Skills:

  • Driver’s license, good driving record, and access to a vehicle;
  • Knowledge of the Huron County economy or of economics or business management more generally are significant assets; and,
  • Competence in using Microsoft Excel is a significant asset.


  • $14.01 per hour (High School), $16.37 per hour (College, University, Undergrad); as per the 2022 non-union student wage grid.

Please forward your letter of application and resume by 4:30 pm on Sunday, July 10, 2022, to:  humanresources[at]huroncounty[dot]ca

Submission Guidelines:

To be considered for this position, please ensure that

  • Email subject is “2022 – Jr. EDO”
  • The cover letter is a maximum of one page
  • Cover letter and resume are saved together in one PDF file
  • The PDF file name is your: First name Last name (e.g. Jane Smith)


Posted – June 30, 2022

Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection under the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The County of Huron is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.