Sustainability Analyst

City of Lake Oswego Published: June 23, 2021
Location
Lake Oswego, OR
Second Location
Lake Oswego, OR 97034, United States
Job Type
Full-time
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Description

Lake Oswego is a city located about 8 miles south of Portland and surrounds the 405-acre Oswego Lake. Primarily in Clackamas County, the city also has small portions extending into neighboring Multnomah and Washington counties.

Position Overview

Under general direction of the City Manager, the Sustainability Analyst is the key staff position leading and coordinating the City’s efforts to become more environmentally sustainable, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and strengthen the community’s resilience to climate impact.

Guided by the 2019 a Sustainability and Climate Action Plan, the Sustainability Analyst works with people throughout the City and community to develop and implement policies, programs and practices to reduce the City’s environmental footprint, to conserve and enhance natural resources, and to prevent and adapt to climate change.  

  • Apply online: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/lakeoswego/default.cfm
  • Salary range: $32.46 - $41.42 / hourly
  • Applications close: Friday, July 9, 2021

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

The list of duties is a representative sample of the work appropriate to this class and does not include all the duties that may be assigned to a particular position. The incumbent may perform a combination of some or all of the following duties: 

  • Perform research, analysis and administrative studies related to  implementing sustainability goals city‐wide. 
  • Develop policy around climate action goals, regional and statewide waste, energy, and  sustainability plans to management, council, and the public.  
  • Manage solid waste franchise and administer contractual obligations.   
  • Implement the City’s sustainability program, sustainability projects, and inter‐departmental collaboration to support the City’s sustainability efforts and goals.  
  • Oversee implementation of the Sustainability and Climate Action Plan. 
  • Provide staff support to the Sustainability Advisory Board. 
  • Prepare and present plans, plan updates, and reports.   
  • Represent the City with outside agencies and the community groups regarding sustainability programs, waste prevention and related initiatives.  
  • Manage projects, monitor progress, and coordinate activities with staff, stakeholders, and outside agencies.
  • Participate in the development of staff training.
  • Coordinate the work of interns or temporary staff as needed.  
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level. 

Minimum Qualifications 

Knowledge of: 

  • Current issues, trends, practices, and principles of sustainability and climate action. Public policy development processes and practices. 
  • Practices and principles of local government management. 
  • Local government laws, policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Research and forecasting.
  • Collaborative decision making. 
  • Organization and management analysis, work measurement, and continuous process improvement.  Sustainability indicators and life-cycle analysis methodology including measuring Green House Gas emissions, and familiarity with energy and waste usage calculations. 
  • Project management principles and techniques.  
  • Principles of diversity, equity and inclusion, especially as applied to sustainability and climate action  efforts. 
  • Personal computers and related software applications. 

NOTE: For a complete list of the essential duties, knowledge, skills and abilities required, and physical and mental demands please review the complete job description.

Application Process

  • You may visit our web site at www.ci.oswego.or.us to access the online application process.
  • Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed job application.
  • The City application must be submitted to by: 5:00 P.M., Friday July 9, 2021

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