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Tri County Economic Development District is looking for a leader... Team Captain - Visionary - Mentor - Brainstormer - Sounding Board

Tri County Economic Development District is seeking a new Executive Director to guide a small but mighty team that works hard at helping businesses start and grow. TEDD operates and manages a ten-county rural loan fund; assists with planning and development for local governments; facilitates coordinating services for veterans; links rural transportation providers to users; and generally spreads the word about what an extraordinary place Northeast Washington is to visit, live and work.

Enjoy exceptional quality of life while helping businesses in Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille Counties thrive and grow.

Tri County Economic Development District serves businesses located in three counties that cover over 6,000 square miles, with a total population of 66,000.

Historically, the economy has been powered primarily by timber, agriculture and mining. Included in the mix is growth in manufacturing and the outdoor recreation and tourism sectors. Exciting things are happening!

Formed in 1969, TEDD is one of the first economic development districts formed in the state of Washington. Over the years TEDD's role has expanded to include becoming the Regional Transportation Planning Organization, as well as the managing entity of the Rural Opportunities Loan Fund. Among the five full-time and two part-time #TeamTEDD staff members are the District Planner; the Rural Opportunities Loan Fund Officer; our Finance Manager; the Regional Marketer; the Veteran's Services & Regional Mobility Coordinator; a Small Business Adviser and our Office Assistant.

TEDD World Headquarters is located in Colville, WA, pop. 4700. Colville is the county seat for Stevens County and located pretty much smack dab in the middle of the tri-county area. Republic, WA, the county seat for Ferry County, is about an hour west from Colville along the Sherman Pass Scenic Byway. Newport, WA is about an hour and a half southeast of Colville and is the county seat for Pend Oreille County. You'll travel on a portion of the International Selkirk Loop on your way to Newport. Scattered all over northeast Washington are small towns with their own history and charm. No matter where you are headed to, the drive will be gorgeous.

Tri County Economic Development District is located in Colville, WA
Colville is proud of its historic downtown, and is also home to some of the areas largest businesses. Small-town hospitality is alive and well here in Colville.
Scenes of Colville, WA

The Northeast Washington Economy is steeped in tradition.

Timber

Ranching

farming

Mining

Today's economy includes those of yesteryear, but with 21st century style and technology.

Vaagen Brothers Lumber

vaagen timbers

Hewes Marine- Builder of Hewescraft boats

Kalispel Tribe of Indians

The entrepreneurial spirit thrives in Northeast Washington, with many successful small businesses that are helping to grow the local economy.
Northeast Washington is home to many thriving businesses.

enjoy an unparalleled quality of life

Family fun on Waitts Lake in Valley, WA
Surrounded by nature and the 1.1 million acre colville national forest, the opportunities for outdoor recreation are endless
Northeast Washington has uncrowded outdoor recreation opportunities no matter what your passion is.
49 Degrees north ski resort is a favorite of snowhounds from all over the inland northwest.
The cost of living in Colville is 56.6% less than in Seattle.
The median cost for a home in Colville is $156,600. That same house costs $761,800 in Seattle.
Seattle makes Forbes Top Ten cities with the most traffic congestion, where you'll spend about 55 hours a year stuck and not moving. Traffic is virtually non-existent in Northeast Washington.
You'll find many small towns, like Chewelah pictured here, where the small town spirit is alive and well.
the spokane international airport is an hour and a half drive from colville.
The beautiful city of spokane is just the right size. you'll find many dining, theater, music, arts and shopping options, as well as elegant hotels, if you'd like to make a night of it.
Heading east on hwy 90, with the city of spokane in the distance.

Are you interested in becoming #TeamTEDD's leader at Tri County Economic Development District in Northeast Washington? Click the button below to see a complete job description and an application. This job opportunity will remain open until filled.

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Shelly Stevens
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