Careers in sustainability, climate tech, renewable energy, net zero, the circular economy, ESG and more

FrameworkESG
FrameworkESG frameworkesg.com

FrameworkESG is a specialty consulting firm that helps clients align their thinking, strategies, and operations with evolving environmental, societal, and economic realities. Since our founding in 2003, our analyses, insights, and support have helped global companies build trust, reduce risk, and create long-term value.

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Rubicon
Rubicon www.rubicon.com

Rubicon is a digital marketplace for waste and recycling, and provider of innovative software-based solutions to businesses and governments worldwide. Creating a new industry standard by using technology to drive environmental innovation, the company helps turn businesses into more sustainable enterprises, and neighborhoods into greener and smarter places to live and work. Rubicon’s mission is to end waste. It helps its partners find economic value in their waste streams and confidently execute on their sustainability goals.

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Port of Seattle www.portseattle.org

As a Sustainability Data Analyst, you will provide analytical support to both the Aviation and Maritime Sustainability teams by conducting a variety of data collection tasks and analyses for a wide variety of environmental issues, including developing and managing greenhouse gas emission inventories, estimates of emissions and energy reductions from proposed strategies, financial analyses such as total cost of ownership estimates, and other assessments to support sustainability goals and objectives.You will research, collect, manage, and analyze issues and data such as energy use, environmental impacts, activity information and cost/financial data to support a range of diverse sustainability strategies across Maritime and Aviation divisions.You will participate in the development of environmental plans and strategies to meet Port environmental goals.You will conduct specialized studies, including researching and selecting methods of collecting and managing both Aviation and Maritime Port data to inform programs or decisions. You will design, construct, and manage online Aviation and Maritime data dashboards to help monitor, report on, and communicate progress towards Port goals and the performance metrics identified in the 2020 Northwest Ports Clean Air Strategy (NWPCAS), Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA), and the Maritime Climate and Air Action Plan. This includes emissions data, equipment inventories, cruise shore power connections, airline, airport, cruise and Port tenant passenger ground transportation mode split, and greenhouse gas emissions.You will conduct routine compilation and evaluation of utility data to compute Aviation and Maritime emission inventories, provide data for mandatory reporting to agencies such as the Washington State Department of Ecology, and to support the Puget Sound Maritime Air Emissions Inventory and data to support the Port’s Energy Management System.You will participate in and contribute to the development and monitoring of the budget for assigned projects and programs. You will coordinate contract management with the Central Procurement Office by providing information needed for contracts, contract amendments, and service directives; review and approve contractor invoices.You will develop educational materials and conduct presentations on general environmental issues and program requirements to Port employees, tenants, or the public. You will coordinate Port-wide reporting and communications related to Century agenda environmental, energy, and emission reduction goals.Who you are: Two years of experience may be substituted for one year of education:Experienced – You have two (2) years of experience in data management and analysis, data visualization, statistics and/or environmental sustainability work. Educated – You possess a Bachelors degree.Desired – We hope you have certifications in mathematics, statistics, computer science or data analysis or related fields. We also hope you have experience inventorying or analyzing carbon and other air emissions as well as energy-related, water conservation, and/or other sustainability data. Committed to Equity – You will apply equity and exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices in all aspects of the work. At the Port of Seattle, equity is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all Port employees.Strong Communicator – You are capable of effectively providing complex technical information both formally and informally at all levels of the organization and in both verbal and written formats. Relationship Builder – You are someone who can work effectively with a diverse array of stakeholders at various levels of the organization to build and maintain strong relationships and resolve problems while providing excellent support and customer service.Scientifically-Minded – You are knowledgeable about environmental policy and regulations, are highly organized and skilled in gathering, analyzing, and leveraging info and data to inform decision-making, and can creatively problem-solve and coordinate with others to develop solutions to problems.Technically Savvy – You understand principles for effective visual display of quantitative data and have advanced Excel skills, including spreadsheet design, developing complex formulas, and you are skilled at formatting and manipulating tables and charts.What else you need to know: Work Schedule – Your normal work schedule will be Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week). Slightly more flexible start and end times are available in this role. Work Environment – This work will take place in a hybrid remote/in-office setting at Management’s discretion.Washington State Residency Requirement – Employees must establish a residence in Washington state within 30 days of their first day of employment and must maintain a residence in Washington State during their employment with the Port of Seattle. If a position is eligible to telework, work performed while teleworking must be performed in Washington State.COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement – Effective, November 15, 2021, the Port of Seattle will require that at the time of hire, and as a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be able to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination status, as part of the hiring process. This is a condition of employment for all positions at the Port of Seattle. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Prior to employment, candidates may make requests for a reasonable accommodation based on a medical disability or for sincerely held religious beliefs. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.Security Requirements – As the successful candidate, you must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background check as well as a criminal history background check with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Your employment will be contingent upon obtaining a Port of Seattle ID badge upon clearance.

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Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council sustainablepurchasing.org

The Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) leads a global community of purchasers, suppliers, advocates and experts dedicated to driving positive impact through the power of procurement. SPLC members collaborate with peers and leaders across the value chainto innovate, aggregate demand, and amplify their impact.Through our cutting edge programming, SPLC members are able to leverage their procurement for positive environmental and social benefit.

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Impact Experience
Impact Experience www.impact-experience.com

Impact Experience builds bridges and deep relationships between impact investors, foundations, corporates, entrepreneurs, artists and local leaders to co-create solutions with marginalized communities.

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Business for Nature
Business for Nature www.businessfornature.org

Business for Nature is a global coalition that brings together business and conservation organizations and forward-thinking companies. Together, we accelerate business action on nature and call for ambitious policies to reverse nature loss in this decade.

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Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC
Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC www.sustaindesign.net

Who We AreHeadquartered in Richmond, Virginia and with a regional office in Washington, DC, SDC is an award-winning, prolific, certified woman-owned small business, powered by an experienced and credentialed team of professionals. Since 2002, SDC has provided expert project-specific and general consulting on planning, site design, water, energy, materials and indoor environmental quality issues for sustainable design and operations. SDC also provides lectures, workshops and trainings on a wide range of green building topics. SDC’s services are currently expanding to address the needs of our building industry and climate more fully. Common among our internal culture and external services are our commitments to professional excellence, environmental sustainability, and social equity.What We OfferSDC offers inflation-adjusted compensation and a full benefits package, including a choice of health insurance plans, an employer sponsored retirement plan, a structured professional development program, and a hybrid work environment that prioritizes employee health, well-being, and work-life balance. SDC is committed to maintaining a diverse work environment in which all decisions concerning employment are based on individual ability and job performance. It has been and shall continue to be the policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship.

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Newell Brands
Newell Brands www.newellbrands.com

Newell Brands’ beloved, planet friendly brands enhance and brighten consumers lives at home and outside by creating moments of joy, building confidence and providing peace of mind.

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Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago
Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago epic.uchicago.edu

The Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC) is an interdisciplinary research and training institute focused on the economic and social consequences of energy policies. EPIC strives to marry world-class research and data analysis with comprehensive outreach and engagement in order to translate knowledge into impact.

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Bubbly Dynamics LLC
Bubbly Dynamics LLC www.insidetheplant.com

Bubbly Dynamics LLC is a social enterprise whose mission is to create replicable models for ecologically responsible and sustainable urban industrial development. We incubate small businesses in formerly vacant, industrial buildings located in disinvested communities, while implementing creative approaches to resource and energy efficiencies. Bubbly Dynamics is the owner/operator and design team of two buildings, The Plant (1400 W. 46th St.) and Bubbly (1048 W. 37th St.), both on the South Side of Chicago.

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Energive Ventures
Energive Ventures www.energize.vc

Energize Ventures is a leading global alternative investment manager focused on accelerating digital transformation in energy and sustainable industry. Founded in 2016, Energize has funded 22 companies to date and is backed by strategic and institutional LPs including CDPQ, Invenergy, Schneider Electric, General Electric, Caterpillar, Hannon Armstrong and more. With an unmatched depth and breadth of industry and operational expertise, Energize works in partnership with its portfolio companies to realize their full potential from early commercialization to growth scaling and into the public markets.  Based in Chicago, we partner with world-class entrepreneurs solving complex problems by providing capital and our unique operational and commercial support.analytics.

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Compound Foods
Compound Foods compound-foods.com

We are an early-stage food tech startup leveraging food science and  fermentation to recreate coffee without coffee beans. Our goal is to create better and more sustainable food products in order to create a positive impact on the future through transformative science.  We are backed by top investors like Lowercarbon Capital, Collaborative Fund, Humboldt Fund, SVLC, among others.

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ISeeChange
ISeeChange www.iseechange.org

ISeeChange is a global civic tech data and engagement to help cities combat climate change. Our data platform empowers communities to report and track real-life climate change impact. Our AI-enabled models cross-reference community-reported events with real-time data, enabling sustainable, equitable and efficient infrastructure and public works projects in municipalities across North America. Cities, engineers, utilities, and researchers use our software as a service to site, design, build, and monitor climate solutions that work best for communities. ISeeChange is a social benefit corporation that has been recognized by Morgan Stanley, Verizon, TechStars, MIT Solve, Echoing Green, Grist 50 Fixers, the White House, NASA, and the UN’s Global Innovation Coalition for Change. Job DescriptionWith growth of municipal, engineering, and utility clients we are seeking to expand our team and launch new products ahead of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act. We are looking to expand our team with an Engineering Lead who can both vision and execute how we leverage technology to adapt and mitigate climate change through infrastructure design and behavior change. This role will work with our company’s CEO, product, sales, and outreach teams to translate the vision of our company, client pain points, and resident generated data into insights that meet business goals with strategic engineering and design.  ISeeChange is developing scalable data processing pipelines powered by resident generated information, machine learning, and client needs. You will:Create a long term backend strategy based on company priorities and projects, and maintaining a high level understanding of all technologies used, and systems supported by the team.Design, build and maintain API’s, services and systems across our platformImprove engineering standards, tooling and processesMake sure our core infrastructure and technology can grow, change and scale painlesslyBe available for on call support for server outages Manage, update, and document our database, APIs and cloud infrastructureDevelop and maintain security access protocols on back-end systemsAssisting the Data Science team to envision integration and communication from the backend database to a new data server for modeling and predictive analytics. Measure performance, keeping a close pulse on client stakeholders, anticipating bottlenecks, making tradeoffs, and taking acceptable risks. Ensure the team’s technical and architectural decisions are consistent with company strategy and goals.Design and develop new features, algorithms, data processing operations, benchmarks and tests in the context of both client services and our user community.Provide high quality code reviews that help colleagues learn and improve.Research new technologies, make thoughtful recommendations, and clearly communicate trade-offs of adoption.Occasionally mentor and supervise backend contractors if needed to meet feature development deadlinesMust Haves:Proficiency in NodeJS (Express) and TypeScriptProficiency working with & maintaining PostgreSQL databasesExperience designing and building REST API’sExperience with AWS and KubernetesFirm grasp of test-driven development and test automationExcellent communication, listening, and organization skills to work with teammates across disciplines, as well as across time-zones. Timeliness in meetings and active listening in collaborative sessions (which may be for other teammates’ areas or business development)Fluency in written and spoken EnglishAttention to detail and strong execution skills (you meet deadlines and help others meet theirs) What We Are Looking For:Technical experience at a tech company with strong aptitude and understanding of how to break processes down into technical objects to solve problems.Familiarity with a number of cloud technologies and service based architecturesExcellent communication, listening, and organization skills to solve complex problems and work with teammates across disciplines, as well as across time-zonesAbility to work in a new market in a fast-growing industryAn entrepreneurial mindset. Equal comfort with both customer and consumer -focused innovation and SaaS.Experience with developing and following through on metrics and goalsExpertise walking the tight balance between both detail-oriented and big-picture thinking – keeping the future and road map always in mind when working on smaller backend and database tasks.A thirst to adapt and learn in order to keep innovating on a cutting edge featuresA hunger for making a difference on climate changeWe’d be super pumped, if you also have:Experience or familiarity with Python Experience working with CI/CD tools and setting up continuous integration pipelinesA solid understanding of GIS concepts, experience with PostGIS, and remote sensingAn interest and experience in security concepts / best practicesExperience working with climate, environmental, or weather-related modeling productsExperience with data science and machine learning applicationsExperience in managing development of SaaS, B2B or B2G tool.  What we have:A growing global web and mobile platform with an active community.Opportunities to learn new technologies (e.g. IoT and computer vision) and take responsibility for company initiatives.An international team of values-driven, friendly, and smart people (if we do say so ourselves) to work along-side.A dedication to make the world a better place.A remote team with flexible scheduling.Health care and benefit packages available for W2 team membersWhy work with ISeeChange?We are our authentic selves. We’re human – we know that our weaknesses and vulnerabilities matter just as much as our strengths. We engage each other with gratitude, transparency and love. We value community-sourced knowledge, “do no harm” revenue models, and impact-driven work to solve the climate crisis. How to apply:Apply here with a statement of interest, resume and an optional link to examples of your work or website.

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NEWMOA
NEWMOA www.newmoa.org

NEWMOA Seeks Executive Director About NEWMOAThe Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (“NEWMOA”) is a non-profit, non-partisan, interstate association whose membership is composed of the state environment agency programs that address pollution prevention, toxics use reduction, sustainability, materials management, hazardous waste, solid waste, emergency response, waste site cleanup, underground storage tanks, and related environmental challenges in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. NEWMOA provides a strategic forum for effectively solving environmental problems through collaborative regional initiatives that advance pollution prevention and sustainability, promote safer alternatives to toxic materials in products, identify and assess emerging contaminants, facilitate adaptation to climate change, mitigate greenhouse gas sources, promote reuse and recycling of wastes and diversion of organics, support proper management of hazardous and solid wastes, and facilitate clean-up of contaminant releases to the environment. To learn more about NEWMOA’s goals, activities, programs, and successes, please see the following:Fact Sheet2021 Annual ReportStrategic Plan Headquartered in Boston at 89 South Street, NEWMOA has a staff of six and an annual budget of approximately $1 million. NEWMOA is overseen by a highly engaged fourteen-member Board of Directors comprised of environmental agency leaders from each of its eight member states. Since 2012, NEWMOA has been excellently led by Terri Goldberg, who will retire from her position effective December 31, 2022. Opportunity Going Forward The Executive Director will have the opportunity to lead a highly regarded, crucial, and effective membership organization which maximizes the potential of its members to solve environmental problems within their states and regionally, while also providing exemplars of best practices to be replicated nationally during a time of heightened focus on the environment, sustainability, and climate change. In addition to overseeing all NEWMOA staff, operations, and board relations, priorities for the Executive Director include:Navigating the transition from a long serving leader, ensuring that exceptionally strong relationships with members, stakeholders, and partners are maintained. Working collaboratively with the Board of Directors to implement the new strategic plan adopted in September 2022.Evaluating and revising, where appropriate, NEWMOA’s revenue model, staffing structure, and program supports to ensure the organization has the capacity and funding to serve its member states efficiently and effectively while sustaining a healthy work-life balance for the staff.Continuously evaluating the efficacy of meetings, interactions, and trainings attended by the board and state agency staff to ensure they are of the highest quality and are efficiently delivered. Creating and sustaining a respectful and inclusive work culture that honors the service and contributions of a deeply committed staff with tenures ranging from two years to more than thirty. Profile of the Ideal CandidateDesired Credentials:At least 5 years’ senior leadership experience at an organization of comparable size, scope, and financial complexity. Knowledge of or experience in the fields of environmental science, solid waste, hazardous waste, pollution prevention, toxics reduction, and/or site remediation.Knowledge of state and federal government policies, practices, and funding as well as the legislative process and advocacy. Minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Skills and Attributes:Consummate Collaborator with Strong Oral and Written Communication SkillsA people person who is a collaborator, networker, and consensus builder who can convene, listen, facilitate, and gain consensus.Able to assume a customer service mentality to respond to and meet the needs of members. Diplomatic skills with a commitment to inclusivity and respect while working with a wide array of stakeholders to align around common goals.Strong communicator and public speaker who can represent NEWMOA publicly as a liaison to government agencies, nonprofits, and other stakeholders.Open-minded, with the ability to accept feedback and share credit.Strong, effective, and efficient writer with the ability to understand and translate technical concepts.  Strategic and Nimble LeaderPersistent and assertive leader with the confidence to offer informed opinions and the ability to know when to step up and back. Able to engage in meaningful conversations and an exchange of ideas, ultimately getting to closure and producing finished products. Opportunistic, nimble, multi-tasker with a can-do spirit and superb organizational skills.Curious critical thinker and learner able to stay abreast of sector trends and interpret emerging content. Able to juggle the diverse tasks associated with managing a small nonprofit and pitch in where needed.Skilled at providing strategic leadership to a board of directors to effectively and efficiently use its time to achieve meaningful results.  Confident Leader of PeopleSkilled at effectively managing human resources to maximize the output of a small staff.Leads with confidence, humility, and purpose, remains open to courageous conversations, and creates a work climate that celebrates teamwork, diversity, and inclusivity.Able to empower staff, provide them with professional development opportunities, and hold all to consistently high levels of accountability for specific deliverables within tight timeframes.Able to create a work culture that integrates innovative ideas within a workforce that has significantly long tenures.Flexibility, with the need to marry organizational structure with diverse and ever-changing funding sources.Fundraiser and Financial StewardAble to create and execute a funding strategy that maximizes the financial contributions of member states, attracts additional federal and state funds, and incorporates private philanthropy and corporate contributions. Proven fundraising skills with demonstrated success as a grant writer and an ability to manage, account for, and report on grants.Financial acumen to manage the financial and administrative operations of a $1 million nonprofit.  Compensation and Benefits:This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position with a starting salary range of $115,000 to $135,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications. NEWMOA also offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Additional Information and Application ProcessIt is the policy of the NEWMOA to provide equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, promotion, and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to gender; race; color; creed; religion; national origin; ancestry; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; pregnancy; age; disability; military service; veteran status; or any other classification protected under applicable law. This executive search is being conducted by Eos Transition Partners consultant, John Tarvin. The candidate must submit a resume and cover letter that describe qualifications and experience that match the needs and mission of NEWMOA. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. All submissions will be acknowledged and are confidential. Upload required documents to: https://eostransitions.applicantpool.com/jobs/. Any questions can be submitted to John at: jtarvin@eostransitions.com. 

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The Alliance Center
The Alliance Center www.thealliancecenter.org

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BRE
BRE bregroup.com

Build your career at BREOur purpose is to contribute to a thriving and sustainable world by developing science-led solutions to built environment challenges. Founded in 1921, we are a profit-for-purpose organisation and any money we make is ploughed back into the business, so that we can continue to invest for the benefit of building safety and sustainability.For the last 100 years we’ve been supporting the social, economic and environmental wellbeing of people around the world by developing and delivering innovative and rigorous standards such as BREEAM and researching topics such as the UK’s housing stock and its impact on health.Our people are at the heart of BRE and we strive to be a great place to work, promoting two-way engagement and actively listening to colleagues’ views and opinions, and equality, diversity and inclusivity through networking groups.We enable our people to take on new challenges, in varied and interesting roles, that contribute to making the built environment safer, and more sustainable.

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Dutch Bros Coffee
Dutch Bros Coffee www.dutchbros.com

Dutch Bros Coffee is a publicly held drive-thru coffee company dedicated to making a massive difference one cup at a time! Headquartered in Grants Pass, Oregon, where Dutch Bros was founded in 1992 by Dane and Travis Boersma, we're now sharing the “Dutch Luv” in 14 states with more than 650 locations!In addition to our core values of speed, quality, and service, Dutch Bros is committed to giving back to the communities we serve. Together with our customers, the Dutch Bros Foundation and local franchisees and operators donate several million dollars to causes across the country each year.Our broistas are the heart of Dutch Bros! At HQ, we get the opportunity to support our broistas, leaders, and operators so they can then serve our customers and local communities by creating the full Dutch Bros experience! Check out THIS video!

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The Scoular Company
The Scoular Company www.scoular.com

Scoular is an employee-owned $9B agribusiness leading the way since 1892. We buy, sell, store, handle and process grain and ingredients by leveraging our global networks and expertise in international trade and transportation. Employing more 1,400 people in over 100 offices and facilities in North America and Asia, we provide safe, innovative and reliable solutions to farmers, grain processors, renewable energy producers, and manufacturers of food, animal feed, aquafeed and pet food. Our deep involvement in the global agricultural supply chain gives us the ability to quickly assess market needs and identify opportunities for growth and innovation. 

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City of Arvada www.governmentjobs.com

Salary-  $74,382.00 - $101,706.00 AnnuallyClosing- 11/18/2022 11:59 PM MountainStarting salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as internal equity.  Position PurposeThe City of Arvada is seeking a Sr. Sustainability Coordinator to develop and deliver sustainability programs and policies in the areas of energy, transportation, water, and climate change mitigation.This newly created position is joining a dynamic and community-focused Vibrant Community and Neighborhoods team and will perform a variety of professional duties to coordinate and manage projects designed to develop, enhance and grow the City’s sustainability program and associated actions. The position will develop and lead the implementation of the City’s Sustainability Plan and will work to promote awareness and inspire action for sustainability initiatives both internal to the city organization and within the community. Additionally, the Sr. Sustainability Coordinator will represent Arvada in stakeholder discussions and will coordinate with internal and external parties on sustainability topics. The Sr. Sustainability Coordinator will serve as staff liaison to the Arvada Sustainability Advisory Committee, one of Arvada’s City Council-appointed community advisory boards. Success in this role will require collaboration and the ability to develop consensus when developing policies, procedures and action-oriented efforts that align with the community’s vision for a sustainable Arvada for all, now and in the future. Ideal Candidate:Self-starter with the ability to develop programs from idea to implementation Excellent public speaking/presentation skillsSubject matter expertise in sustainability matters related to energy, transportation, buildings, water, and wasteSubject matter expertise in equity, diversity and inclusion in the context of sustainability, resilience, and climate actionQuantitative and qualitative analysis of complex datasets Experience with developing and tracking performance indicatorsExperience in verbal and graphic communications (infographics, technical reports, public newsletters, etc.) Experience in public engagement (surveying, facilitating public meetings, focus groups, social media, etc.)ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Leads the strategic development and implementation of Arvada’s sustainability plan. Serves as the staff liaison to the Arvada Sustainability Advisory Committee (ASAC).Tracks and reports progress and develops measurable outcomes for climate action plan, community outreach, water conservation and air quality goals, among others using qualitative and quantitative data.Analyzes complex challenges and produces well-thought-out solutions that maximize environmental, economic, and social outcomes for the community and organization.Monitors and evaluates program effectiveness, document performance trends, and recommends and implements modifications to improve program effectiveness.Represents Arvada’s sustainability programs to the public; shares successes, attends professional meetings; interfaces with external organizations to ensure cooperative efforts are enhanced and available resources are utilized.Provides policy and best practice recommendations to all levels of the organization and community on sustainability issues.Develops and manages various contracts to implement city projects and programs.Assists in the preparation of budgets and grants; monitors, verifies and reconciles expenditures of budgeted funds as appropriate. Coordinates with project managers from various departments to advance sustainability goals for the city; Lead and organize teams.Coordinates with the city’s Communications team to craft messaging and outreach material related to sustainability.Travels to/attends meetings, training or events that occur off-site on a routine basis as needed to perform essential functions.. Assists with other city manager’s office responsibilities.Demonstrates a commitment to incorporating the perspectives of diverse and under-represented communities in the considerations of the impacts and outcomes of decision making processes. Demonstrates a respectful attitude towards customers and coworkers that promotes teamwork, open communication, and effective customer service. Acts with the customer in mind, responds to requests promptly and provides effective services or solutions for customers.Exercises appropriate level of initiative and judgment to make decisions within the scope of assigned authority.ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Solid knowledge of urban sustainability including experience developing and implementing programs and policy.Solid expertise in community engagement and strategic communication.Solid knowledge of local, regional and/or national sustainability policies and programs and strong understanding of how they are related.Solid knowledge of current environmental, economic and social sustainability issues, best practices, and trends.Strong customer service and problem resolution skills working with internal and external customers.Strong collaboration skills with the ability to engage and work with staff at all levels within different City departments.Solid knowledge and skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Suite and PowerPoint.Solid knowledge of statistical, mathematical, and financial tools to analyze data, determine the feasibility of sustainable programs, and prepare detailed narrative and/or statistical reports, along with ongoing management of databases.Solid researching and analyzing data related to sustainability, energy efficiency, and conservation.Solid experience successfully leading strategic planning efforts that define goals, performance metrics, and long range visions for sustainability at the municipal level. Strong knowledge of sustainability principles, practices, codes and standards, as applied to the delivery of projects.Advanced oral, written and public speaking/presentation skills. Ability to interact with large groups and with boards and elected officials in public hearing settings. Solid experience working effectively with elected officials, boards and commissions.Demonstrated creative thinking and problem solving in the development of plans and programs.Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a teamSolid experience facilitating and consensus building with diverse stakeholders and interest groups.Experience tracking and reporting on progress towards achievement of measurable goals and targets using both qualitative and quantitative data. Knowledge of principles and practices of public administration and local government structure and services.OTHER FUNCTIONS:Occasional weekend and evening hours worked to attend meetings and community festivals or events. Other duties as required.—Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job—SCOPE OF AUTHORITY:Receives limited supervision under the Director of Vibrant Community and Neighborhoods. Plans own work to meet defined work plans and objectives. Few precedents and/or procedures are readily available. Originates and develops complex ideas in new and undefined areas based on organizational policy, codes, ordinance, goals or objectives. Financial Accountability:Responsible for making decisions that affect the outcome of allocations of money for Sustain Arvada projects and programs. Makes recommendations to the Director of VCN for grant and budget allocations relating to sustainability.WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:Work is primarily performed in an office environment with occasional field work and low to moderate noise levels. Physical effort and activities include: occasionally operating a personal or City-owned motor vehicle to drive to and from meetings and business locations; constant talking, hearing and listening, frequent use of use hands/fingers to handle or manipulate objects; frequent sitting; standing, and walking, and occasional reaching with hands and arms; visual acuity to focus on details at a close distance and make general observations; frequent handling of objects weighing up to 25 pounds, and up to 50 pounds occasionally. Works and attends meetings on evenings and weekends as required. MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, LICENSE, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE):Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Public Administration, Environmental Studies, Engineering or related field required. Minimum four (4) years of professional-level experience in sustainability program administration that involve direct contact with the public and/or employees of an organization. Experience developing, maintaining, and/or managing environmentally sustainable practices and/or programs involving the collection, analysis, and reporting of program data is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. A valid Colorado driver’s license is required. Vision Mission ValuesThe City is an Equal Employment Opportunity The City’s Core values are in every employee’s individual Performance Plan which helps us to reinforce our expectations for living and working by our Core Values. Every City employee is expected to perform his/her job to the highest professional standards. This includes upholding the City’s values with integrity and accountability, acting in a manner that is respectful and inclusive towards others, and adhering to the City’s policy on employee conduct as detailed in the personnel rules sec. 70-143. Vision: We Dream Big and DeliverMission: We are dedicated to delivering superior services to enhance the lives of everyone in our community.Values: Innovation: We excel in creativity, flexibility and the use of best practices while valuing diverse backgrounds, ideas and perspectives. Passion: We are a high performing, inclusive team inspiring each other to pursue excellence. Opportunity: We value our diversity, embrace possibilities, face challenges, persevere and take action to deliver quality results. 

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International Platform for Insetting
International Platform for Insetting www.insettingplatform.com

The International Platform for Insetting is a business-led non-profit organisation which advocates for nature-based climate action at the source of global value chains. It is a diverse community of practice, including mostly corporate organisations and implementation partners, who regularly convene to share real-world cases, best practices and challenges as they work on insetting projects.

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UPMC careers.upmc.com

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Rainforest Alliance www.rainforest-alliance.org
Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation
Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation www.bcivic.org

B:CIVIC, a partner of the Leadership Foundation and Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce elevates business for good by empowering companies, and their people, to engage, give and lead in their communities. B:CIVIC offers 30+ trainings and events annually, convening more than 1,400 professionals to share best practices in social responsibility.

Quantis
Quantis www.quantis.com

Helping our clients solve critical environmental challenges is our sole purpose. We’re your expert guide on the journey from business as usual tobusiness at its best.We help our clients realize the best versions of their businesses — successful, sustainable and prepared for the future.We are innovative. We are impact-oriented. We are science-driven. We are Quantis.