Economic Development Analyst
Company: Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Under general supervision of the Economic Development Manager,
the Economic Development Analyst reviews and analyzes development
proposals, prepares recommendations concerning feasibility and
economic impact, coordinates and manages the lease approval
process, manages long-term leases and engages landowners through
communication and coordination to facilitate the leasing process.
This position coordinates the research, financial transactions and
planning activities for the development of new, existing and
expanding business in support of economic development efforts. This
position requires that the candidate/employee have United States
Department of the Interior Security Clearance or be pre-screened
for clearance. This job class is treated as FLSA Exempt.
Examples of Tasks
Essential Functions: Essential functions may vary among
positions and may include the following tasks, knowledge,
abilities, skills, and other characteristics. This list of tasks
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing
of tasks performed by all positions in this classification.
Researches data resources illustrated by, but not limited to,
the following in order to identify and obtain the information
needed for land development (utilization) tasks: lease documents,
the Economic Development Division database, land ownership, land
survey documentation, environmental and archeological reports, and
real estate appraisals.
Analyzes land development proposals and provides recommendations
on the proposals for landowners and Community Council.
Researches, reviews, and updates local and regional economic
indicators such as vacancy rates, CPI and demographics in order to
asses proposed development feasibility.
Provides project management by facilitating and monitoring lease
execution under all appropriate Community and federal leasing
ordinances and regulations, supplying supporting documentation, and
maintaining and coordinating project schedule and responsibilities.
This includes recordation coordination.
Monitors and manages lease compliance: prepares the lease
schedule of payments, reviews financial documentation, maintains
the payment portion of lease files, and verifies and processes rent
payments with the Finance department.
Coordinates development activity, including environmental
reviews, land use reviews and zoning entitlements, and cultural
reviews,, among SRPMIC Governmental departments, as well as
external project entities such as developers, brokers, title
companies and financiers. Coordinates the legal review process and
communication between SRPMIC attorneys, developer attorneys and
landowner attorneys when applicable.
Prepares project reports and other details required for
informational purposes to landowners, elected officials and other
Reviews and evaluates departmental and Community policies, and
local, state, and federal laws and policies for the possible
effects thereof on the economic development of SRPMIC.
- Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Knowledge. Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:
- Knowledge of the history, culture, laws, roles, customs and
traditions of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.
- Knowledge of the purpose, current issues, projects,
organization, and employee responsibilities of the division to
- Knowledge of the laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, and
standards affecting the work assigned to the Community Development
- Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of Public
Relations and marketing
- Knowledge of the methods and techniques of research, analysis
- Knowledge of business, market and economic indicators and
- Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database
- Skill in analyzing business and economic data, drawing logical
conclusions, and making sound decisions and recommendations
- Skill in documenting and completing monthly, quarterly and
annual lease payment transactions that are impacted by lease terms,
inflationary and other escalating trends.
- Skill in communicating with and instructing others having
varying educational backgrounds and values, using both technical
and non-technical language as appropriate in order to provide
service and explanations to those for whom the subject matter is
unfamiliar and/or difficult to understand.
- Skill in using Microsoft software.
- Skill in organizing and prioritizing work.
- Skill in project management including design, implementation
planning, and documentation,
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working
relationships with SRPMIC staff and officials, community members,
and the staff of federal, state and local governments.
- Skill in dealing with complex issues and divergent views.
- Ability to gain and maintain federal security clearance for the
United States Department of the Interior data systems.
- Ability to understand and interpret complex laws, regulations,
policies, procedures, and guidelines.
- Ability to make effective presentations on economic development
- Ability to conduct research and prepare complete and accurate
analysis, reports and recommendations.
- Ability to assist with promoting and implementing the
Community's economic development programs and projects.
- Ability to represent SRPMIC in a professional manner with
boards, community members and community council members,
landowners, developers and other members of the public.
- Ability to set priorities to meet established as well as
- Ability to respond consistently with tact, composure, and
courtesy when dealing with others.
- Ability and willingness to submit to SRPMIC's pre-employment
background and drug testing processes.
- Ability and willingness to travel locally to conduct
Education & Experience: A Bachelor's Degree from a regionally
accredited institution in economics, business administration,
finance, planning, or public administration, or a similar
discipline and three (3) years of full time professional level
experience in finance, accounting, business management, economic
development or working with business, or similar work
Certification: The employee must have United States Department
of the Interior Security Clearance or pre-clearance for information
system access and use.
Equivalency: Any equivalent combination of experience and
education that will allow the applicant to satisfactorily perform
the duties of the job may be considered when filling the
Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug
and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment
background/fingerprint check. Employees are subject to random drug
and alcohol testing.
"SRPMICis an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer"
Preference will be given to a qualified Community Member, then a
qualified Native American and thenother qualified candidate.
In order to obtain consideration for Community member/Native
American preference,applicantmust submit a copy ofTribal Enrollment
card or CIB which indicates enrollment in a Federally Recognized
Native American Tribe by one of the following methods:
1) attach toapplication
2) fax (480) 362-5860
3) mail or hand deliver to Human Resources.
Documentation must be received by position closing date.
TheIHS/BIAForm-4432 is not accepted.
Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two
Keywords: Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, Scottsdale , Economic Development Analyst, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona
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