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Pierce County Human Resources Sustainability Program Lead (Planner 3) in Tacoma, Washington

Description**THIS IS A CONTINOUS OPENING. THE FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN ON DECEMBER 29, 2020. WELL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY EARLY!**Why It's a Great Opportunity:This is a great opportunity to use your leadership skills, experience and knowledge of Sustainability to help Pierce County implement the Sustainability 2030 Plan as one of the leaders of Pierce County's Sustainability programs. This position will be instrumental in the implementation, developing and providing program leadership for various Sustainability and Solid Waste Plans for Pierce County. The Sustainability Program Lead (Planner 3) will provide advanced professional planning work in the area of sustainability. You will be responsible for performing a wide range of functions including design, review, and implementation of sustainability projects. Why It's a Great Department:The Planning and Public Works Department has an excellent reputation for being an employer that is committed to providing top-notch service to its customers. This is a department that is customer service oriented, with a wide scope of work and a supportive management team. The department values training and peer mentorship, and continuous professional development.https://www.co.pierce.wa.us/DocumentCenter/View/95476/Proposed-2030-Greenhouse-Gas-Reduction-PlanPosition SummaryHow to be Successful in the Role:You'll need to bring it! Bring your passion for Sustainability and your desire to help make Pierce County a great community to live now and into the future. Success in this role will initially be measured by your ability to help develop and implement a Sustainability plan for Pierce County. Your knowledge of sustainability practices and your ability to work with local, regional, and national partners as we seek to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will be key. You will lead a team of sustainability professional work to implementing sustainability priorities. You will be looked upon as the County’s sustainability liaison , and your ability to develop implementation strategies, research, develop plans, and communicate in writing and verbally will aide in your long-term success. Come be a champion for implementing sustainability practices across the County. Core Daily Responsibilities:Integrate sustainability into County plans, programs, policies and performance measures.Work cross departmentally as well as with local, regional, and national partners to develop strategies and initiatives that reduce greenhouse gas emissions.Provide guidance and analysis to co-workers and community members on sustainability priorities.Lead implementation of County sustainability plan.Provides awareness of proposed sustainability standards, trends and technologies.Manage program development and implementationServe as subject matter expert for assigned Sustainability projects and programs.Provides consultation to County departments on sustainability matters.

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