The City of Tucson is seeking an innovative leader who will provide leadership and management of a multi-disciplinary municipal green infrastructure program. The Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Program Manager will play a critical role in the City's efforts to develop a climate-resilient and sustainable community; and be responsible for programming a new $3+ million fund dedicated to building and maintaining GSI in streets, parks, and public properties throughout the City's neighborhoods. This position presents a rare opportunity to lead the development of an innovative, multi-disciplinary municipal green infrastructure program from the ground up. For more information on this unique program, visit https://tucsonaz.gov/gsi
This position will lead cross-departmental efforts to develop and deploy entirely new program elements including:
GSI construction and maintenance standards
Asset Management Program
Capital Improvement Program
Engagement and education methods and materials
Performance metrics and reporting
Methods and metrics to achieve equity in program deployment
Ties to local capacity building and green job development
The ideal candidate will possess the above minimum qualifications and additional relevant experience in the areas of:
Fluent in Spanish
Master’s Degree in related field
At least three years’ experience leading a major program in green infrastructure, stormwater management, sustainability, urban forestry, transportation and mobility, or related field
Significant technical education and/or experience related to at least one area of green infrastructure such as civil engineering, stormwater management, landscape architecture, urban forestry, or complete streets
Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years in coordinating and managing multi-disciplinary programs
Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position, may be considered.
Closing date is October 26, 2020 at 11:59 pm. Interested applicants must apply on-line at: http://tucsonaz.gov/jobs
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 2010-4067-001
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