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The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment (E&E) Director of Enterprise Services is responsible for maintaining working relationships with new and established companies, educational

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Special Job Requirements:

Frequent in-state travel is required.

Typical Functions:

Provides direction to a small staff of professional level employees by interviewing and recommending for hire, ensuring training opportunities, providing assistance to staff in resolving work problems, approving personnel actions and evaluating performance. Provides advice and consultation services on economic relationships to businesses, public and private agencies and other employers. Provides technical assistance to businesses through surveys, labor shed studies, economic impact analysis, counseling and information and referral services. Assists companies and local economic development interests located throughout Arkansas with marketing of the states resources, problem-solving and referral services. Identifies and meets the economic needs of existing industries and businesses in Arkansas. May testify at regulatory or legislative hearings concerning the estimated effects of changes in legislation or public policy and present recommendations based on cost-benefit analyses. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices. Knowledge of financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data. Knowledge of laws, codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders and agency rules related to regulatory requirements and permitting processes for business economic growth and expansion. Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented orally and in written form. Ability to communicate information and ideas orally and in written form. Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers and/or resolve issues. Ability to analyze data and prepare reports. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to direct the work activities of a subordinate staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business, economics, marketing, or a related field, plus five years of experience in economic or business development or a related field, including two years in a supervisory capacity. Additional requirements determined by the department for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Required Certificates:

Must possess a valid Arkansas drivers license.


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