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Community Relations & Economic Development Representative

Job Title and Job Description

Community Relations & Economic Development Representative

Represent Gas & Electric Company interest with local community, liaison to business and residential customers, foster economic development.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

High Tech/Bio Tech companies are committed to a strong presence in the community in which they operate. Therefore, creative people who can develop programs to support worthy and meritorious activities in local communities will be needed.

What new technology will be important?

Telecommunication, teleconferencing and improved computer technology.

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

Undergraduate degree in Community Development & City Planning. Masters degree in City Planning & Urban Affairs. Mainframe Programming & Systems Analysis experience. Financial Analysis and Management training.

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

Participate in local activities, events and organizations. Undergraduate degree in Community/Communication areas.

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

Not specifically. I did know I would be involved in community issues/business concerns.

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important  
Athletic / Physical 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important  
Bilingual 2-Less Important2-Less Important  
Computer Technology 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important  
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 2-Less Important2-Less Important  
Creative Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Investigative / Fact Finding 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important  
leadership and Supervising 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important  
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Math 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important  
Mechanical Understanding 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important  
Sales and Negotiation 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Scientific and Experimental 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Social Service / Helping Skills 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important  
Teaching / Instructing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important  
Understanding Yourself 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
Writing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important  
 

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