Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation’s capital in the heart of DC’s Wine Country, you’ll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with “big city” amenities.
Who We’re Looking For
If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town
• Creative problem solver
• Proactive self-starter
• Life-long learner
• Strong team player
• Passionate about excellent customer service
• Positive, can-do attitude
• Effective communicator
• Desire to impart knowledge to others
• “Early adopter” of new technologies
What You’ll Be Doing
Performs a variety of project management and policy analysis work related to the Town’s environmental sustainability and energy conservation efforts. Responsible for the overall administration, development, and management of environmental sustainability policies and programs. Leads Town wide efforts and assists departments with planning, developing, implementing, and managing sustainability program initiatives and special projects within approved work plans and as directed. The primary purpose of this position is to research, propose, and upon approval launch environmental sustainability and energy conservation initiatives or policies, which may also include transferring ongoing monitoring, maintenance, or updating to other departments. The Sustainability Manager is accountable for formulating policy for approval, developing goals and objectives, and is assigned a high degree of administrative discretion in their execution. Responsibilities include representing the Town in a variety of public forums, developing constructive community relationships with a variety of diverse interest groups, and building consensus regarding policy initiatives.
Bachelor’s Degree in Sustainability, Environmental Science, Urban Planning, Business or Public Administration, Public Policy, Urban Design, or a related field. Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible professional experience in environmental program development, sustainability, resource conservation, waste reduction, recycling, climate change, or related area. Possession of a valid driver’s license & a saf