The City Manager's Office (CMO) is a division in the Central Services department. The division supports the Mayor, Council, City Manager, boards, commissions, and other departments. Working as a team, the CMO provides innovative, collaborative, and strategic support to various projects and ongoing initiatives.
The Sustainability Analyst conducts research, develops plans, organizes and facilitates activities, and implements educational programs related to the 'Triple Bottom Line' – inside the City organization and in the community. This includes supporting the implementation of the City's Climate Recovery Ordinance, programs to address homelessness, and sustainable economic development, among others; collaborating with colleagues and stakeholders in developing programs and strategies; promoting City and community efforts that advance social equity, economic wellbeing and environmental health; and providing professional staff support for the Sustainability Commission.
Department/Division: Central Services Department / City Manager's Office
Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm; occasionally requires evening and weekend hours.
Application Deadline: Friday, November 4, 5:00 p.m. PDT
Online applications only; successful candidate must pass a criminal records check
Management Analyst 1: $52,353-$65,187/Annually
Management Analyst 2: $57,075-$71,115/Annually
*Based on candidate qualifications, this position may be filled at the Management Analyst 1 or 2 level.
Knowledge of or ability to:
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
Effective interpersonal and group process techniques, including gaining cooperation through discussion and persuasion.
Research methods, techniques and procedures.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Latest trends and methods in climate change and sustainability, best practices for this area, and technical expertise to address such issues.
Perform a variety of administrative and analytical duties with little or minimal supervision.
City organizational structures and interrelationships.
Principles and practices of program and project management.Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment, including expertise in Microsoft Suite tools such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Effectively administer assigned program responsibilities. Learn the operation, policy and procedures of the department.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Analyze, interpret, and report research findings.
Prepare a work plan and coordinate the work of a project team.
Experience and Training Guidelines
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in public policy, social services, sustainability or other related discipline.
Management Analyst 1:Recent professional experience, or one year responsible paraprofessional experience in sustainability, equity and human rights or a related field.
Management Analyst 2:Two years of professional program administration experience in a field related to sustainability or equity and human rights, preferably in the public sector. Some supervisory experience preferred.
*Professional level experience requires knowledge in a field that is typically acquired through education equivalent to a bachelor's degree or higher and requires the exercise of discretion, judgment, and personal responsibility. This level of work often involves creativity, analysis, evaluation and interpretation. Paraprofessional level experience is similar to professional work but the duties are typically narrow in focus, less complex and are developed and managed by a professional.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
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