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22 Jan 2024

Full-Time Director of Climate Resilience and Jobs

Allegheny County Jobs – Posted by Allegheny County Jobs Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the Director of Climate Resilience and Jobs will identify, and project manage, opportunities to work within and outside of County government to deliver on the Innamorato Administration’s commitment to support a clean and healthy environment and create high-quality green jobs to meet these goals.

Strong candidates will have expertise in designing innovative and effective programmatic and regulatory approaches to climate resiliency, with an emphasis on climate justice for marginalized and most impacted populations. The Director of Climate Resilience and Jobs’ responsibilities include:

  • Shaping and project managing the County’s approach to drawing down federal climate and infrastructure funding in a way that will address the most pressing climate needs in the County, redress prior divestment and climate injustice, and promote the creation of high-quality green jobs for Allegheny County’s workforce. In developing this strategy, the Director of Climate Resilience and Jobs will work closely with relevant County departments, governmental, philanthropic, civic sector, and private sector partners to support a coordinated regional approach.
  • Shape and project manage the County Executive Office’s operational plan to deliver on its commitment to a clean and healthy environment, including projecting need, analyzing various strategies to determine the most effective approaches, and establishing implementation priorities.
  • Monitor local, state, and federal policy developments related to climate resiliency, analyze the potential impact on Allegheny County, and develop a recommended strategy for the County Executive’s review.
  • Develop and implement a strategy, in partnership with relevant County departments, to strengthen partnerships with the municipal governments in the County to improve coordination related climate resiliency and environmental justice.
  • As directed by the County Executive and the Chief of Staff, develop and maintain strong working relationships with the County Departments that play a role in climate resiliency and job creation , identify opportunities to improve inter-departmental coordination, and identify opportunities to streamline and modernize the County’s approach.

Candidates should have at least ten years of relevant experience, either working or in graduate school. Experience designing and managing significant climate resiliency strategies and initiatives in government or mission-driven non-profits preferred.

Anticipated annual salary: $90,000-$100,000

Our goal is to attract and retain a highly skilled workforce by providing generous healthcare and other benefits for eligible employees. Learn more about benefits for Allegheny County employees here. The Innamorato Administration values a diverse and inclusive workplace culture.

Allegheny County is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage candidates from all races, religions, national origins, genders, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities, to apply.

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How to Apply

Apply here: https://www.alleghenyforall.com/jobs

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Climate Resiliency, Creation of Green Jobs, and environmental justice. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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