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State of New York: Climate Policy Analyst. The Climate Policy Analyst postions will work within the Office of Climate Change (OCC) within Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to support development and implementation of policies and programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, support the implementation of the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act and ensure continued progress in meeting the Governor’s commitments on climate change. Check individual descriptions for the CPA 1 and CPA 2 positonns. INFO AND APPLY.

Broward County, FL: Climate Resilience Program Coordinator. This position plays an important role in supporting regional planning in the areas of climate resilience, renewable energy and energy conservation and sustainability. This position provides technical evaluations and project management to inform policy and planning activities on a county-wide scale and works to creatively and effectively engage with stakeholders and communicate the benefits of resilient design, energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable practices. This position is responsible for high quality deliverables produced with support of staff including the Climate Change Action Plan, the Community wide Greenhouse Gas Inventory, Community Energy Strategic Plan, the Renewable Energy Action Plan and regional workshops and communications regarding priority climate resilience and emissions mitigation measures. The successful candidate will also participate in the identification and pursuit of grant funding, provide contract management, prepare planning documents and proposals and provide supervision of program staff. Work requires interagency collaborations, independent research, project ownership, community outreach and accountability. Work is reviewed through regular meetings, reports and assignments. INFO AND APPLY.

Broward County, FL: Director of Environmental Planning and Community Resilience. The preferred candidate will have a strong environmental background, with demonstrated technical and policy experience, a track record in program development/management, and familiarity with local government and agency operations. The selected candidate will work in direct coordination with the County’s Chief Resilience Officer in the ongoing development and advancement of Division initiatives. This position requires active leadership in furthering resilience efforts as part of county government and regionally, through interlocal collaboration, staffing of boards and committees, and integrated treatment of urban and natural system systems. This position will coordinate and implement divisional policies and programs across all Division functional areas and will work to ensure operational and administrative continuity and coordination among sections and work units. Works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.. INFO AND APPLY.

New York City, NY: Social Resiliency Director. This position is an exceptional opportunity for a seasoned leader who is steeped in equity-focused policies and programs to shape a resilient future for New York City, building on past and existing policy initiatives and considering the needs exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. INFO AND APPLY.

Summit County, UT: Sustainability Program Manager . You’ll perform professional, technical, and innovative duties related to implementation and promotion of renewable energy and emissions reduction goals for county government and county wide. Promotes policies and community-wide environmental sustainability efforts. Specializes in sustainability issues as relates to planning and building, county operation, and community-wide sustainability initiatives. Works under the general supervision of the County Health Director. Guides and assists the adoption and implementation of sustainable practices into county operations and county-wide programs specific to sustainability issues. Implements and oversees sustainable practices for county department operations and functions. Oversees contracted services relating to sustainability. Supervises part-time, temporary employees, and interns. INFO AND APPLY.

City of Irvine, CA: Senior Energy and Sustainability Programs Analyst. The purpose of positions in this class is to perform advanced journey-level professional administrative staff work in the development, analysis and evaluation of City programs and services, and to evaluate comprehensive policy, budgets and organized procedures and services. The work typically is performed under the general direction of a Department Director or Manager. INFO AND APPLY.