City of Boston

Green Infrastructure Program Manager

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Office of Streets
Regular Full-Time
PWD Hwy Adm Rm 714
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This is a provisional appointment.


Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):


The City of Boston’s Office of Green Infrastructure (OGI) is seeking a Green Infrastructure Program Manager. The OGI is located within the City of Boston’s Streets Cabinet and is tasked with coordination, implementation, and management of Green Infrastructure (GI) throughout the City. The Office performs various activities including planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, monitoring, and repair of City GI. The OGI also administers the City’s GI Working Group and other GI-related cross-departmental initiatives.  The Green Infrastructure Program Manager will be responsible for cross-departmental coordination. GI asset tracking and management, GI training, and job programs. GI maintenance planning and delivery, and communication and public education programs for the OGI. The Program Manager shall guide and oversee the GI working group and GI jobs program. Facilitating GI classroom and field work with Power Corps BOS; and planning /hosting GI job fair events. The GI Program Manager will launch, maintain and update the GI database. The Program Manager will also be responsible for assembling and maintaining public education and communications material, including GI web pages, for the OGI.


  • Plans, guides and oversees the GI Working Group, GI Jobs Programs.
  •  Administers and facilitates the GI working group.
  • Complies asset data about new City GI features and regularly updates the GI database.
  • Creates and updates GI program and project web page on the COB website.
  • Assembles and maintains public education and communication materials/content for the OGI, to be shared via City’s print, digital and social media channels.
  • Coordinates OGI public education and communication with City of Boston PIOs, Press Ofifce, ONS, etc.
  • Facilitates coordination and collaboration with other City programs, offices, and departments.
  • Performs all management oversight activities for fellows/co-ops.
  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • At least three (3) years of experience in program administration and management is required.
  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, environmental science, planning, landscape architecture, or a relatedfield is preferred and may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience.
  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to demonstrate vision, strategic thinking, initiative, collaboration, flexibility and adaptability; andwillingness to embrace change.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and proactively with various levels of staff in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently and to initiate proposals for implementation.
  • Ability to translate conceptual goals into realistic and actionable tasks and timelines.
  • Ability to manage resources, timelines and deadlines, and budgets.
  • Ability to multitask, set priorities and manage institutional priorities.
  • A thorough understanding of all aspects of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and video conferencingsoftware (e.g. Google Meet, Zoom) is required.
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to coordinate the work efforts of a diverse staff and to communicate well with the public, via phone,in-person and electronically.
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter who can balance multiple projects and deadlines, and who enjoysworking with members of the public.
  • Proficiency in Spanish, Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean Creole, Chinese and Vietnamese is preferred.
  • Must have and maintain a current and valid Massachusetts Driver’s License.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

Boston Residency Required 



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Hours per week:  35


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