3818Job Announcement: ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER for SUSTAINABILITY
- Jan 30, 2009Subject: [PA_CEAP] Job Announcement: ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER for
Open Until Filled. Job has been open for a couple of weeks and is likely
to close very soon (possibly by this Thursday).
ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER for SUSTAINABILITY
Palo Alto, CA (62,000) Assistant to the City Manager for Sustainability:
up to $116,300 DOQ + excellent benefits.
The City of Palo Alto is committed to sustainability and being a local
government leader that turns ideas into action and results. The City
Council initiatives of Environmental Protection and Economic Health are
two key drivers that have led to the creation of this new position. The
Assistant to the City Manager for Sustainability will be the point
person in our organization for our efforts to restructure the American
Dream into a viable and lasting model for communities world-wide. A
special focus will be on our climate change goals; further progress
toward our Zero Waste target; green building and innovative urban
design; and promoting Palo Alto as a center for green technology and
innovation. Working with the City Manager and Deputy City Manager, there
is considerable leeway allowed for independent judgment, decision making
and initiative. Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree, five years
significant experience in municipal government or non-profit sector
working with the public, excellent management, collaboration and
communication skills, and familiarity with environmental issues and
legislative developments related to climate change and sustainability.
Click on "View Job Announcement" (near the top of the page) for more
details on this position, current sustainabilty programs, and the
community of Palo Alto.
Open Until Filled. First review of applications will take place in
The City of Palo Alto is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values
diversity at all levels of its workforce.
The ideal candidate will be committed to making Palo Alto a leader in
sustainability, prepared to help shape critical energy initiatives in a
demanding public environment. People skills are critical, as the ideal
candidate will be highly effective in working across the City
organization and with community members. Outstanding collaboration,
management, and communication skills are also ideal attributes.
Qualified applicants are invited to
1. Complete an online application
2. Send us a current resume. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a
3. Attach a letter addressing the following topic. Please be as specific
as you can within a 2-3 page format.
While environmental initiatives are at the forefront of Palo Alto's
sustainability efforts, describe how you would introduce the triple
bottom line concept and potential future implications to our
organization and community.
Resume and letter can be inserted in the "Additional Information" area
near the end of your online application, faxed to 650 327-3809, or sent
via e-mail to employ@...
Control Point Salary: $87,225.00 - $116,300.00 Annually
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