Director, Office of Sustainability

  • County of Santa Clara
  • 70 West Hedding Street, San Jose, CA, USA
  • Mar 18, 2019
Full time Sustainability

Job Description

The Director of the Office of Sustainability is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and managing the administrative and operational activities of the Office of Sustainability. This executive position reports to a Deputy County Executive and provides leadership in implementing sustainability goals, policies, and objectives for the County. The Office of Sustainability (OOS) leads County sustainability and climate defense efforts. 

A qualified candidate would typically possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Business, Finance, Public Administration, Environmental Management, Urban Planning, Plant Protection, or a related field, and a minimum of 5 years of recent progressively responsible experience working in resource conservation, green building, sustainability, climate change, energy/water conservation, or structural and non-production agriculture pest management,  2 years  of which must include management of a Sustainability or IPM type program. A Master's Degree in a related field may substitute for 1 year of general experience. Administrative experience handling complex programs and projects at a public agency is desirable.

All qualified applications will be subject to a preliminary competitive rating to identify those candidates to be invited to the oral interview process. It is critical for applicants to submit an online application, resume, and responses to the supplemental questionnaire.

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Job Level

Executive-level,   C-level (CEO, President, Exec Director)  


Government- Local/Regional