Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County South Nashville, TN
Oct 30, 2019Full time
Position Description Responsible for coordinating and implementing sustainability initiatives for the Convention Center Authority that will benefit the Music City Center clients, exhibitors, attendees, team members, and the environment. Position will be responsible for performing a variety of specialized functions including but not limited to maintaining Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification as well as maintaining and expanding the environmental standard as defined by EMS. Additional responsibilities will include researching, recommending, and implementing best practices for sustainability in areas such as energy use, renewable energy, water conservation, water management/recycling, transportation choices, green cleaning, reusable donations and green meeting. Position will also be responsible for initiating grant applications supporting sustainability improvements funded through state or federal programs, collaborating with clients and meeting planners to design "Green Meetings" plans related to specific events, and leading sustainability tours and conducting program outreach and promotional activities to communicate and promote the Convention Center Authority sustainability program. Assist communications team with publications as needed. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Biology, or related field with one (1) to three (3) years of environmental/sustainability work experience preferred. LEED certification such as LEED Green Associate or LEED Accredited Professional (Operations & Maintenance) also preferred. Equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience will also be considered. Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities This is a position of the Convention Center Authority; not a Metropolitan Government position. Excellent benefits included. Valid Tennessee Driver's License required. Flexible work schedules and will include some weekend week. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !