Redmond WA Redmond, Washington
Feb 18, 2020Full time
JOIN REDMOND! The City of Redmond is a thriving, culturally diverse community and home to over 66,000 residents. Redmond is the hub to an array of commerce and industry ranging from technology, aerospace and gaming to biomedical and innovation start-ups. The Executive Department is responding to the growing needs of the City. The fast-paced nature of our municipality drives innovation and efficiency. The successful candidate will possess strong values that align with the City's values, which include being welcoming, having integrity, showing accountability, and demonstrating a commitment to service. Additionally, the ideal candidate should find satisfaction in providing exceptional customer service, and thrive in a collaborative, high-volume work environment. This position will oversee the development of a Redmond Sustainability City Plan that will document City's current sustainability programs and efforts and identify opportunities to advance the integration of sustainable practices into the overall organization. Please review the Environmental Sustainability Program Manager classification description for more information about the knowledge, skills, abilities, working conditions, and physical requirements. ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES Promote public awareness and community involvement in sustainability programs through educational and training programs, and publications Monitor, evaluate, and recommend changes to plans, policies, and procedures to achieve goals and objective in the Redmond Sustainability Plan Compile and maintain records, reports, and statistical information on sustainability program performance Research funding sources and write grant proposals and applications, develop work plans and budgets, prepare and administer contracts Respond to customer questions and complaints through researching and reporting on program issues and concerns Coordinate ongoing training and development of city staff to improve service delivery and effectiveness of programs Recruit and oversee program volunteers and participants Keeps abreast of emerging trends, innovative practices, and changes to legislative and technical developments in the field of sustainability and in GHG reduction QUALIFICATIONS Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in environmental science, communications or business or public administration, and three years of experience in sustainability programs or natural resource management and related public relations experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Preferred Qualifications Prefer experience working on sustainability issues with local, state or federal government. Prefer possession of a valid LEED AP Certificate from U.S. Green Building Council, and/or Environmental Sustainability Professional Certificate from Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. Prefer training in Environmental Sustainability from accredited professional organization. Selection Process All applicants will be notified of their application status. Top candidates will be contacted to participate in the next phase of selection process, which may include testing and/or an interview. Note, the City may review existing application pools to fill this position or use this pool to fill future vacancies. BENEFITS Our employees earn competitive wages and enjoy an exceptional benefits packet. The City pays for all regular, full-time employee healthcare premiums. Learn more about our medical, retirement, and other perks like tuition reimbursement and transportation subsidies including a free bus pass by visiting https://cityofredmond.benefithub.com/ . Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !