Assistant Director (Sustainability)

  • Columbus OH
  • Columbus, OH, United States
  • Feb 03, 2018
Full time Energy Efficiency Environmental Science - Engineering Sustainability

Job Description

Definition

Under general direction, is responsible for ensuring the City's green initiatives are fully incorporated and implemented pertaining to all aspects of department operations; performs related duties as required.

The incumbent will be responsible for creating opportunities for more sustainable/greener transportation systems through the Smart Columbus Program and advancing the use of alternate modes of transportation.

A person who has been selected by an appointing authority in accordance with the Columbus City Charter, Section 148(1) is said to have received an unclassified appointment. Those individuals receiving unclassified appointments serve at the pleasure of their appointing authority and may be terminated from employment at any time. Please contact the Civil Service Commission if you would like additional information regarding this process.

Examples of Work

(May not include all of the duties that may be performed.)
 
Participates in the implementation of the Department's Blueprint Columbus program, with particular emphasis on community outreach;
 
Reviews and incorporates green infrastructure practices into all applicable capital projects within the department;
 
Coordinates as needed with the Office of the Mayor and other City departments on sustainability goals and green projects;
 
Recommends to director specific sustainability goals to be achieved for the department; oversees and monitors the accomplishment of these goals;
 
Meets with management to increase their understanding of the department's role and responsibility towards sustainability goals and green initiatives;
 
Makes recommendations to or advises management on the need to potentially modify current policy or procedures to best enable the department to meet sustainability and green initiative goals;
 
Nurtures and supports collaborative relationships with environmental stakeholders, both inside and outside the City;
 
Supervises assigned staff to include signing performance appraisals, approving leave requests, and recommending disciplinary action;
 
Oversee other projects as requested by the Director.

Closing date and time: 2/26/2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

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Sector

Government- Local/Regional

Salary

$44.81 - $67.20 Hourly