Develop and coordinate the implementation of
comprehensive citywide sustainability and resilience goals to mitigate and
adapt to the challenges facing the community.
Conduct global research to remain abreast of
best practices and developing sustainability and resiliency trends.
Provide guidance and direction to Sustainability
departments or division heads in the planning, development, promotion, and
delivery of services to the community; serve as a vital member of project
management and implementation teams.
Promote initiatives and advise on
sustainability programs locally incorporating emerging sustainable practices
into City policy projects.
Establish strong engagement with citizens,
elected officials, City staff, consultants, and outside organizations to answer
questions and present information on sustainability-related topics and
Establish priorities, reviews progress and
generally keeps informed of all projects relating to sustainability to include
green purchasing, energy conservation, solid waste recycling, green building,
resource and water conservation, greenhouse gas reduction, renewable resources,
and environmental reporting metrics.
Assist departments in defining
sustainability program goals and objectives; establishes methods and means of
accomplishing program objectives.
Conducts policy analysis and review to solve
sustainability problems and recommends solutions.
Track and report on performance metrics
related to programs and projects; interprets and analyzes technical and
statistical data; maintains records, files and other information related to
program and project functions and activities.
Seeks innovative ways to finance the sustainability
program through resourcefulness, including responding to grant opportunities that support the
City’s sustainability efforts.
Conducts site visits and facilitates
sustainable design workshops.
Assists management by facilitating the
City’s strategic goals.
Reviews plans and technical specifications
and provides consultancy to other City departments; monitors construction and
Performs related work as assigned.