Brief Job Descriptions (essential functions of the job):
As part of the Mayor’s vision for a Green New Deal for Boston, the City of Boston is seeking a Director of Environmental Quality. The Director will lead development and implementation of strategic initiatives and programs to reduce air pollution, protect and enhance our environmental lands and resources as part of leading our city towards a more equitable, sustainable green future. The Director is responsible for leading the City’s conservation, pollution reduction and environmental quality initiatives, and developing and enforcing environmental regulations for air pollution, and wetlands protection, including oversight of the Air Pollution Control Commission (APCC), the Conservation Commission, and developing partnerships as part of an all-of-government approach to creating a thriving, equitable and sustainable City. The Director is a leader in environmental quality, conservation and sustainability policy and programs for the City and in the engagement of other municipal offices as well as stakeholders in all segments of the Boston community in the development and implementation of those policies.
The Director of Environmental Quality reports to the Commissioner of the Environment Department, and interacts with all segments of Boston’s municipal government and of the Boston community. As part of the management team of the Environment Department, they will work closely with other members of the management team and have important administrative responsibilities.
Boston Residency Required
Hours per week: 35