Austin Office of Sustainability
The Office of Sustainability provides leadership, influences positive action through engagement, and creates measurable benefits for Austin by achieving:
- net-zero community-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
- a healthy and just local food system
- resource efficient strategies for municipal operations
- tangible projects that demonstrate sustainability
- a resilient and adaptive city
- Provide green building expertise and technical assistance for new or existing buildings
- Assist with energy, water and waste benchmarking at City facilities
- Lead efforts to conduct deep energy retrofits at existing city-owned facilities
- Assist with oversight and technical support for City of Austin green building initiatives and projects, including tracking fulfillment of sustainability performance requirements
- Develop partnerships, identify resources, and oversee implementation of Resiliency Hubs at City facilities
- Provide support to update and implement sustainability policies and programs
- Coordinate interdepartmental and interagency environmental and/or conservation teams or projects
- Serve as a liaison for interdepartmental and interagency environmental/conservation issues
- Support the environmental/conservation activities of a division/section for various projects and programs
Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to Environmental Science, Life Science, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, plus six (6) years of experience in a related field.
Master's degree may substitute for experience up to two (2) years. Related experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years
- A detailed, complete employment application is required. It helps us to better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. You must provide job title and employment dates for all jobs you wish to be consider and contact information for previous employers.
- A resume is required, but will not substitute for a completed employment application.
- A cover letter is also required. In the cover letter, candidates should describe in concise detail, their interest in this position and highlight any prior experience that is relevant to this position.
- Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.
Applications will be accepted through March 31, 2019. Please apply here.