As part of Mayor Wu’s vision for a Green New Deal for Boston, the City of Boston is seeking a Director of Energy Justice. The Director will oversee all of the City of Boston’s energy work, specifically the Equitable Electrification and Municipal Energy Teams. The Director will lead the development and implementation of strategic initiatives and programs to ensure the City of Boston becomes a national leader in equitable, community-driven energy resilience and grid modernization work. The Director oversees the ongoing work of the Renew Boston Trust, the City’s program to implement energy and water efficiency and decarbonization measures in municipally-owned buildings and street lighting, and the development of related new initiatives to advance this work.The Director also oversees the City’s municipal aggregation program, Boston Community Choice Electricity. The Director is responsible for developing partnerships across the city, particularly with infrastructure and energy planners in the Office of Planning and the Boston Planning and Development Agency, as part of an all-of-government approach to equitable climate action. The Director is a leader for the City in equity and the energy sector, engaging with Boston’s energy utilities and in the engagement of other municipal offices as well as stakeholders in all segments of the Boston community.
The Director of Energy Justice 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
Union/ SalaryPlan/ Grade: MO-14/ Full-time/ Non-union
Hours Per week: 35