Brief Job Description:
As part of the Mayor's vision for a Green New Deal for Boston, the City of Boston is seeking a Director of Climate Resilience and Adaptation. The Director will lead development and implementation of strategic initiatives and programs to prepare for the impacts of climate change and build a resilient future, including preparing Boston for rising sea levels, increased precipitation, and more frequent and intense heat waves associated with climate change. The Director is a leader in resiliency 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 initiatives.
The Director of Climate Resilience 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