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Managed by the City of Cleveland Mayor's Office of Sustainability, Sustainable Cleveland engages people from all walks of life, working towards designing and developing a thriving green city on a blue lake. 


The City of Cleveland is committed to advancing climate action and our work centers around the climate goals and progress outlined within the Cleveland Climate Action Plan, our open positions will help us accelerate climate progress within Cleveland and the Northeast region and implement important work by strengthening our economy, cleaning the environment, and improving the health and wellness of our communities and neighborhoods. 




Sustainability Manager, Built Environment



The purpose of this position is to provide support, in collaboration with City Departments and external stakeholders, for the design, planning and implementation of citywide strategies and projects related to the Built Environment to advance climate change mitigation and adaptation goals of the City of Cleveland’s Climate Action plan. The Sustainability Manager for the Built Environment (SMBE) in partnership with the Office of Sustainability’s Decarbonization Strategist and Energy Program Manager, as well as other Office of Sustainability staff, will work to foster a culture at the City of Cleveland that embraces the principles of decarbonization, efficient and renewable energy, electrification, and other transformational sustainability innovations into the operations, services, and facilities of the city. The SMBE will perform research and analysis to contribute to city policy, as well as to the conceptual and design phases of City infrastructure projects, including building renovation, adaptive reuse, building construction, transportation planning, master planning, water management projects and such. The design, implementation and evaluation of these initiatives will be achieved through strategic partnerships with City departments as well as across the broader community. 


Under administrative direction, this position is responsible for planning and administering a specific project or program for a City department. Serves as the administrative supervisor on projects or programs. Plans, assigns, supervises, and reviews activities of subordinate personnel. Monitors the project or program's operating budget and assists in the annual preparation of same. Designs, implements, and monitors procedures utilized in program evaluation. Develops and secures commitments from other City departments and agencies to provide services to program participants. Provides technical assistance or reviews program policies and procedures. Maintains current information and oversees the preparation of project status reports. Prepares financial and narrative reports and program applications. Communicates project/program status and information to municipal officials and/or public and private entities. May supervise employees assigned to the respective project. Performs other related duties as required.


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