Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability (OOS) is responsible for implementing Greenworks: A Vision for a Sustainable Philadelphia, the City’s comprehensive sustainability plan. OOS works with partners to improve quality of life in all Philadelphia neighborhoods, reduce the City’s carbon emissions, and prepare Philadelphia for a hotter, wetter future. The Energy Office, housed within OOS, manages municipal government energy operations.
OOS is working towards an office model in which staff members work interdependently while drawing upon the wide range of professional and lived experience among team members. Members often collaborate in workgroups of people with complementary skills to maximize OOS’ collective impact.
The primary responsibilities of this position include coordinating and supporting activities related to the implementation of Greenworks: A Vision for a Sustainable Philadelphia. The position reports to the Deputy Director of Sustainability and works closely with multiple departments.
Second language proficiency preferred.