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23 Aug 2022

Full-Time Environmental Program Coordinator

City of Austin – Posted by paula.camacho@austintexas.gov Austin, Texas, United States

Office of Sustainability, City of Austin

Job Description

This position will play a pivotal role in the Office of Sustainability, working with many internal and external groups. The primary focus of this position will support City-wide efforts to improve air quality, reduce our impact on climate change, and prepare for a changing climate.

This position will:

  • Develop and implement a variety of air quality and climate programs, projects and activities.
  • Coordinate meetings, engagement, and planning with existing organizations and stakeholders to understand air quality and climate mitigation/adaptation needs
  • Collaborate with organizations and stakeholders to plan and develop programs and activities or improve air quality and implement climate mitigation/adaptation initiatives.
  • Assist with management of a City Commission including development of meeting agendas, notes, and planning.
  • Serve as City representative before community groups, businesses and/or the media.
  • Well qualified applicants will possess the following:
    • Skill in organizing, coordinating and executing assignments, projects and programs
    • Skill in analyzing data, especially cost/benefit analysis
    • Skill in project planning and project management
    • Ability to work well with individuals from a variety of different backgrounds and experience, including community leaders, residents, service providers, local officials and elected representatives
    • Knowledge of conservation, climate protection, air quality, and sustainability trends and communication strategies
    • Skill in leading collaborative processes with cross-functional teams from various City departments, organizations and business entities, and community members
    • Skill in public presentations to executive management, City Council, community organizations, Boards and Commissions, and the general public. Poise in public settings
    • Skill in oral and written communications

How to Apply

Please apply for this position on the City of Austin job website here: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/101048  

Job Categories: Air Quality. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Air Quality, environment, Life Science, Program Coordinator, Public Administration, and sustainability. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 2 months.

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