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The Director’s mission is to attract quality environmentally friendly businesses who will

contribute to the community and improve the overall standard of living and quality of life. Economic Development has the general responsibility maintaining a balance of preserving our traditional agriculture industry as well as expanding our economic base for new industry. In addition, this position will work with partners to prepare our local labor force for changing skill requirements and attract workforce talent in a competitive market.

The Director also serves as the Executive Director of the Urban Renewal Agency and is

responsible for marketing, promotion, supporting new business attraction; business retention and expansion; downtown revitalization and placemaking initiatives, providing leadership oversite to the Twin Falls Municipal Airport and serving as a member of the city Executive Leadership team.

The work is performed under the general direction of a Deputy City Manager but the Director has extensive interaction with City Council, Urban Renewal Agency, and the Public regarding the issues relating to land use, business development and recruitment. The individual must also work closely with other City departments and agencies to develop partnerships in an effort to meet the current strategic and long-term goals of the community.