Wanted: Chief Sustainability Officer

City starts hiring

Wanted: Chief Sustainability Officer
by Credit: COA

The city is beginning a nationwide search to fill the new position of chief sustainability officer. Help shape the job description at a public meeting Friday, Feb. 5, 4-5:30 pm at city hall. As a direct-report to City Manager Marc Ott, the officer could positively transform the city's whole approach to conserving resources.

From the city's release:

The person chosen for the executive-level position will oversee and coordinate City sustainability and conservation efforts across all City departments.

City initiatives range from green purchasing to solid waste recycling; water and electric conservation to green building.

Affion Public, based in Harrisburg, Pa., is working with City Human Resources staff in finding candidates for this position. If you have questions about the recruitment, contact Edna Santos, City of Austin Human Resources Consultant, at (512) 974-3221 or edna.santos@ci.austin.tx.us.

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Sustainability, City Government, Marc Ott, Chief Sustainability Officer

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