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21 Apr 2017

Full-Time Chief Sustainability Officer

City of Boulder, Colorado – Posted by cragency Boulder, Colorado, United States


Job Description

City of Boulder, Colorado

Chief Sustainability Officer
Annual salary range: $97,822 to $149,136 negotiable DOQ
Application deadline: Monday, May 22, 2017

Located at the base of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains – where the Rocky Mountains meet the Great Plains – Boulder is a destination location known for its natural beauty, commitment to sustainability and progressive policies. Nestled 35 miles northwest of Denver at an elevation of 5,430 feet, Boulder (pop. 103,000) is world-renowned for its spectacular scenery that includes more than 45,000 acres of open space. This is an outstanding opportunity for an innovative thought leader in the areas of environmental quality, economic vitality, and social equity to champion Boulder’s efforts in sustainability throughout the City organization and the community.

Reporting to the Director of Planning, Housing, and Sustainability, the Chief Sustainability Officer provides leadership and vision to enhance integration and coordination on sustainability efforts throughout the organization and the community. The Chief Sustainability Officer is responsible for executing comprehensive sustainability programs in the areas of social, economic and environment while emphasizing a problem-solving orientation, effective communication, focus on continuous improvement, and effective, efficient and accountable service to internal work groups, other city departments, and external partners. The Chief Sustainability Officer leads a team of 12.30 FTE employees and an operating budget of approximately $3.26 million. Direct reports to the Chief Sustainability Officer include the Energy Services Manager and Zero Waste Manager.

A Master’s degree in a related field, such as sustainability, public administration, or business and a minimum of eight years of increasingly responsible experience in sustainability, and/or equivalent education and experience are required.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, current salary and résumé (showing size of staff and budgets managed and both years and months of current and prior employment dates) and six work-related references. Please submit your materials to: For additional information about this position, please contact: Stuart Satow CPS HR Consulting Ph: 916 471-3134 To view an online brochure for this position visit: City of Boulder, Colorado website: The City of Boulder, Colorado is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Categories: Environmental. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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