Job Opportunity – City of Cupertino, Sustainability Program Coordinator


The City of Cupertino is currently recruiting for a Limited-Term Sustainability Program Coordinator (Environmental Programs Assistant). Appointment to this position is limited and will end no later than 1 year from the date of appointment. Under the direction of the Sustainability Manager, this position will assist to plan, organize and coordinate the implementation and reporting of measures and policies defined within the City’s Climate Action Plan and General Plan Sustainability Element. This position will assist to assess and measure the City’s progress on reaching its greenhouse gas reduction goals of 15% below 2010 levels by the year 2020, and collect data to conduct a greenhouse gas inventory.

This position requires a multi-faceted, energetic self-starter with excellent communication and diplomacy skills to drive sustainability projects forward and to accelerate the City’s leadership in the sustainability field. Experience working for or with a government agency; the ability to work autonomously as well as closely and compatibly with several team members; an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community; the organizational and analytical skills to perform a variety of research, administrative and analytical duties; the creativity and software background to design compelling outreach tools; the foresight and fortitude to complete complex projects within a relatively short timeline; and the interpersonal skills to work across city departments and divisions, with elected officials, outside agencies, organizations and the general public.

Applications due Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Full job posting: sustainability-program-coordinator-11-8-16

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