Sustainability Planner

  • Full Time
  • Nashua

City of Nashua

PRIMARY DUTIES: The Sustainability Planner is responsible to the Sustainability Department Manager and Director of Community Development for professional-level performance of assigned sustainability, planning and transportation duties that will raise the profile of and advance Nashua’s sustainability agenda internally and externally.

Duties shall include at a minimum: leading and collaborating on energy efficiency, greenhouse gas reduction and sustainability initiatives across City departments, with a strong emphasis on project management, coordination and public outreach, and supporting the  development, implementation, monitoring, and measurement of a comprehensive City-wide Master Sustainability Plan that would incorporate sustainability into all aspects of the City, and continually advance the City through the next innovations of environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable programs. Candidates should be prepared to initiate and implement energy efficiency projects, including project development, coordination with facility stakeholders, contract and vendor management, and monitoring to achieve successful results. Position is full time, Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Grade 15, Salary dependent upon experience.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of 3 to 5 years relevant experience. Bachelor’s Degree in Sustainability, Environmental Science/Policy, City/Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Transportation, Geography/Geographic Information Science, or related degree preferred. General knowledge of multimodal transportation planning and administration and an in-depth understanding of issues related to climate change and energy management. Technical computer skills to perform the requirement of this position, including ArcGIS and all necessary software.  Excellent organizational, communication, computer, writing and analytical skills, including the ability to present complex data and principles to non-technical audiences. Must possess a valid driver’s license.

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