Environmental Programs Administrator

Manhattan Beach, CA

The City of Manhattan Beach is actively looking for a professional, experienced, and highly self-motivated Environmental Programs Administrator to join our Community Development Department and be part of  the Environmental Sustainability Program. 


The Environmental Programs Administrator would be someone who is interested in climate change mitigation and adaptation, including coastal resiliency, renewable energy, water conservation, and plastic pollution. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge and skills in environmental programs with background and experience in managing, coordinating, administering environmental sustainability programs, studies, initiatives, in support of City initiatives and work plans. The Administrator will coordinate projects involving staff, project teams, consultants, and other parties, prepare program budgets and manages contracts, make presentations and work with a variety of external representatives. The Environmental Programs Administrator must be a strong leader, detail oriented, strong customer service orientation and have a positive attitude. The ideal candidate possesses strong interpersonal skills, the ability to demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to effectively work with staff, management, vendors, consultants, officials, and the general public.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Environmental Affairs, Public Policy, Governmental Affairs, or a related field is required. 
  • A Master’s degree in Public Administration or a related field is desirable. 
  • Five (5) years of responsible analytical and professional experience involving analysis, supervisory duties, report preparation, and administrative studies, is required, including two (2) years specific to environmental programs. 


Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is on Friday, October 28, 2022. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.

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