OVERVIEW & IMPACT
The Sustainability Associate position is supported through an innovative partnership between Puget Sound Energy and Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI). Aimed at addressing the myriad of energy and environmental sustainability initiatives, this Fellowship model presents a distinct opportunity to shape energy efficiencies and sustainability practices across sectors and institutional roles.
At the core of this program is developing the next generation of thinkers and doers to help address sustainability in education settings. Roles in educational sustainability require a distinct combination of aptitudes including project management, data analytics, and community development. In addition to the Climate Corps training and professional certificate, this position offers professional development opportunities designed to help provide the range of skills necessary to execute sustainable programs or practices.
The candidate will work on pressing climate and sustainability problems and be relied upon to work toward replicable solutions. A customized mix of on-the- job training, field work and class time will help the Fellow hone marketable skills and draw important professional connections while making a marked difference in the community.
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Please see specific job descriptions for the exact responsibilities of each role. Projects may include, but not be limited to:
Research and Data Analysis :
Assist in building tools and metrics that facilitate update of sustainability measure ( UW Bothell)
Analyze water usage data ( Olympia School District)
Project Management :
Support Energy Star Portfolio Manager Benchmarking Efforts ( UW Bothell)
Helping to identify energy efficiency and mitigation strategies to bring down the college’s GHGs, including expanding data collection efforts to capture refrigerants and co-drafting a strategic plan for achieving net zero “ready” (UW Bothell)
Campus Engagement (UW Bothell & college sites):
CLIMATE CORPS QUALIFICATIONS
HOW TO APPLY To become a Fellow, please submit an online application and resume here: https://www.climatecorps.org/fellow.html Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until placements are filled. We encourage submitting applications as soon as possible. Upon review, qualifying applicants will be contacted for an initial screening interview.
Olympia, Washington, United States