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Bellingham, WA: Climate & Energy Manager

[Posted 11/08/2019]: The Climate and Energy Manager provides leadership directing and coordinating implementation of the City’s Climate Action Plan and energy and sustainability programs across all City departments and the community. Develops strategic partnerships to meet the carbon emissions reduction goals of the Climate Action Plan, energy conservation programs, sustainability initiatives and associated education and outreach programs. Serves as a City-wide resource for emissions reduction and sustainability efforts. Responsibilities include program development, implementation and reporting. Uses technical software to model, monitor and evaluate progress towards meeting goals. Serves as staff liaison to both internal and external community partner organizations. Reports on compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. INFO AND APPLY.

Lakewood, CO: Senior Sustainability Planner

[Posted 11/06/2019]: Ready to make a difference? The City of Lakewood Sustainability Division is looking for an amazing new team member who can combine technical expertise in urban planning and environmental science with creativity and innovation to help us achieve the community’s vision for a sustainable future. Under the supervision of the Planning Manager – Sustainability, the Senior Sustainability Planner develops resources, policies, and programs in support of the City of Lakewood Sustainability Plan. The Senior Sustainability Planner provides leadership and coordination of complex projects for the Lakewood community as well as within the municipal organization, and is responsible for tracking and reporting on progress toward achievement of the measurable goals and targets included in the City’s Sustainability Plan.  INFO AND APPLY.

Jefferson County, WA: Port of Port Townsend Exectuive Director

[Posted 10/08/2019]: The Executive Director is responsible for leadership, implementation and management of the Port’s operations and oversees the implementation of goals, objectives, business plans, budgets and programs for all business units and departments. The role oversees a $6million operating budget and 30 full time employees. INFO AND APPLY.

City of Denver, CO: Chief Climate and Sustainability Officer

The Office of Climate Action, Sustainability, and Resilience within Denver’s Department of Public Health and Environment (DDPHE) has an opening for a Chief Climate and Sustainability Officer who will also serve as the Division Director. The Chief Climate and Sustainability Officer is a mayoral appointed, at-will position, with an open line of communication to the Mayor while reporting to the Executive Director of DDPHE.

The Chief Climate and Sustainability Officer is often the public face of Denver’s sustainability, energy and climate efforts, partnering with other city departments, businesses, non-profits and residents, publicizing Denver’s successes to the rest of the world, and working with and learning from communities elsewhere to achieve common climate, sustainability, and energy objectives. Staff work in a variety of areas, including but not limited to, energy efficiency, high performance buildings, renewable energy, climate change mitigation, adaptation and reporting, electric mobility, business assistance, and community engagement, all through the lens of equity.

The office combines two existing teams within DDPHE; the Climate Action Team within the Environmental Quality Division and the Office of Sustainability under the Executive Director, to address the real and present climate crisis.  This team will continue to develop and implement various roadmaps and strategies and tactical actions over the next decade to ensure the City meets its interim climate action goals as listed in the Denver 80×50 Climate Action Plan.