Boulder County

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Boulder County Boulder, CO, USA
Feb 14, 2019
Part time
The Partners for a Clean Environment (PACE) Program at BCPH provides free expert advisor services, financial incentives, and a certification program to help Boulder County businesses measure and gain recognition for their energy, waste, water, and transportation achievements. Under minimal supervision, this position provides technical assistance and outreach to local businesses in support of environmentally sustainable practices, which include energy efficiency, waste reduction and diversion, water conservation and quality, and sustainable transportation. Activities include: recruiting new businesses, conducting onsite sustainability assessments, educating businesses on environmental sustainability practices, tracking and evaluating program progress and outcomes, developing partnerships, and performing related duties required under Boulder County's contractual obligations.    This is a  part-time, term  position with Boulder County. The anticipated end date of this position is  December 31, 2019,   with the possibility of extension based in funding.  This position is expected to work   20 hours per week Monday through Friday , with   flexible work hours.   This position will work out of    Boulder, CO . Under FLSA guidelines this position is   exempt. Examples of Duties   Recruits local businesses, conducts site visits, and educates the businesses about energy efficiency, waste diversion, water efficiency, transportation opportunities and incentives offered by Boulder County, local municipalities, utility providers, and other community partners Supports businesses in completing the steps necessary for making upgrades Contributes to the design of the PACE Program to equitably serve disadvantaged populations by investigating the program's impacts on multiple communities, including communities of color Researches, develops, and updates educational materials about efficient technologies and best management practices for businesses Organizes and conducts special community educational events and presentations at the local and state levels Evaluates overall effectiveness of the program, recommends design and developmental modifications, and implements changes Works with program interns and volunteers on provision of program services Supports and maintains recordkeeping and tracking of business and industry participation, emission reductions, and cost savings Compiles a yearly progress report detailing program activities and effectiveness Reviews regulations pertaining to air, water, storm-water, solid and hazardous waste, and energy Serves as a resource to businesses on compliance with these and other pertinent environmental requirements Provides program progress updates to the Business Sustainability Team Leader on a regular basis, and works cooperatively with team members to reach program goals Establishes active working relationships with city staff, coworkers, associations, and community partners May be reassigned in emergency situations Required Qualifications PLEASE NOTE:  When submitting your application be sure to include all relevant education and experience, as applications are screened based on the qualifications listed in this position announcement. Applications that do not appear to meet minimum qualifications, as outlined below, will not be considered. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications. EDUCATION: A bachelor's degree in environmental science, sustainability, communications, marketing, multicultural studies, engineering, or related field.  EXPERIENCE: At least two years of professional experience related to environmental sustainability or a related graduate degree.  Additional related education may count towards required experience DRIVER'S LICENSE: Employee must have a valid driver's license, current automobile insurance, and a good driving record VEHICLE: Employee must have their own vehicle that is readily available for county business (approved mileage will be reimbursed) Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com