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EWorkforce Development Specialist

The Workforce Development Specialist will be responsible for outreach with potential employers, identify their workforce needs, and identify job placement and career opportunities for Workforce customers.  The Specialist will coordinate these visits and ensure that all employment leads are followed up on. This position is also responsible for developing On-The-Job Training (“OJT”) and Work Experience opportunities, as well as assisting Career Advisors with mock interviewing, resume and cover letter reviews, and job placement possibilities.

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Economic Development Director

The Economic Development Director will serve in a leadership role to plan, promote, develop and implement a strategic plan for the Katahdin region that expands and retains business and industry to ensure the region’s economic vitality. The Director serves as the primary link between businesses, industry, community groups and agencies, developers and funders and works closely with entities involved in education, workforce development, tourism, transportation community development and state, federal and local development efforts to promote economic development projects that retain and/or creates new jobs in the Katahdin region. This individual will work as an employee of Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC), and will receive work assignments and direction from the Katahdin Region Development Board (KRDB) in conjunction with EMDC.

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