SALARY: $77,073.17 - $94,609.15 approximately per year
The salary reflects the starting salary range for this position. Starting salary will depend upon qualifications. The top of the range for salary advancement is $112,147.23
NOTE: The County may provide reimbursement for reasonable relocation expenses, and at the discretion of the CEO, can provide flexible relocation assistance, student loan offsets and cash incentives.
ABOUT THE DIVISION: As part of the County of Santa Barbara's Community Services Department, the Sustainability Division collaborates across County departments and regionally to create opportunities that empower and connect people to enhance the environment and our quality of life. The division is guided by the County's Energy and Climate Action Plan, which seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from County operations and community wide.
For more, visit http://www.countyofsb.org/sustainability
ABOUT THE POSITION: Under direction of the Sustainability Division Chief, the Climate Program Manager will oversee the implementation of and reporting on the County's Energy and Climate Action Plan, which seeks to reduce community-wide greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 15% below 2007 levels by 2020. This position will also be responsible for updating the plan to achieve a recently adopted, deeper GHG reduction target and help the community be more resilient to the local effects of climate change. Activities will include technical analysis and research, program management, stakeholder engagement, development and support of policy initiatives, and supervisory responsibilities. This position will include oversight of a team responsible for various components of implementation, as well as coordination with other departments and partners. This position will also be expected to seek and manage external funding sources in support of program goals and actions, and deliver presentations to County leadership and the public.
The ideal candidate:
Examples of Duties
Additional Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License is required at the time of appointment. Independent travel throughout the county and state is required.
The County of Santa Barbara is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants. Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter listed on the job posting. We do require verification of needed accommodation from a professional source, such as a doctor or a learning institution.
The County of Santa Barbara respects and values a diverse workforce and strongly promotes strategies and activities to recruit, develop and retain qualified persons of varied backgrounds, lifestyles, experiences and races.
BENEFITS: The County of Santa Barbara offers generous benefits, please visit our website.
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