Careers at SLDC

Find your ideal job working for SLDC; where fostering economic development and growth in St. Louis City is our mission.

Be part of the SLDC team where our mission is fostering economic development and growth in the City through increased job and business opportunities and expansion of the City's tax base.

At SLDC, we are looking for talented individuals with passion and vision—people with the ability to succeed in a team environment with the capacity to assume increasing responsibility from day one. 

SLDC is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity. Bring your talent and be part of building success in St. Louis.

Current Openings

Chief Technology Officer
Reports to the Mayor’s Office and the Smart City Commission. Evaluates and challenges current practices throughout the City, works collaboratively with City and Regional agencies, establishes relationships with technology vendors, and establishes outside industry partnerships. Leads technology consultants, advises on more efficient technological and operational methods, supports technology implementation and programming, and provides technical expertise throughout City departments. Drives city operations forward, placing St. Louis in an ideal position for the use of new technologies and tools.

Commercial District Manager September 2017
Provide professional technical assistance to commercial districts and businesses throughout the City. In addition, this position is responsible for managing and administering the Facade professional technical assistance to commercial districts and businesses throughout the City. In addition, this position is responsible for managing and administering the Facade program projects in each assigned Area.

Corporate Communications and Media Director - November 2017
Develops and implements SLDC’s communications strategy. Delivers a broad range of corporate communications, thought leadership, public relations, and social media activities relative to the strategic direction and positioning SLDC, its vision, and its leadership. Builds relationships with the media, influencers, and internal and external stakeholders. This position is the organizations legislative liaison.

Major Project Manager I – Civil Engineering
Manages and facilitates infrastructure and development projects within the City managed by SLDC, and manages the budgeting, procurement, reporting and grant process associated with these projects.

Neighborhood Business Development Director
The Neighborhood Business Development Director coordinates activity for the Neighborhood Commercial District Improvement Program which provides assistance to the business districts throughout the City of St. Louis, and manages all administrative aspects of the program, including budget, and preparation of financial reports. Supervises NBD staff and works collaboratively with city agencies in the areas of program development and strategic delivery of services. Maintains records and reports, establishes technical resource files and monitors the annual project budget. Provides management assistance to merchants, building owners and retail development is selected commercial areas.

Project Manager II - Vacant Land Strategy
Leads efforts to coordinate with other public agencies such as the Planning and Urban Design Agency, the Collector of Revenue, and the Mayor’s Office to develop place-based redevelopment programs. Represents SLDC/LRA on the Vacancy Task Force and coordinates the Advisory Committee of external stakeholders. Coordinates efforts to reduce vacancy.

Real Estate Specialist III September 2017
Real Estate Specialist III September 2017 Job Posting

Employment Application

If you are interested in applying for an open SLDC position, please complete the online application process (online application). SLDC only accepts applications for open positions.

SLDC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.

All SLDC positions require residency in the City of St. Louis either at the time of hire or within 180 days of successful completion of a probationary period.

Please contact the human resources team if you have any questions or are having any difficulty with the online application process.

TTY: (314) 589-6000

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