GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The employee in this class is responsible for developing, implementing and managing a sustainability plan that balances environmental and ecological integrity with economic prosperity and social/cultural vibrancy to create a viable, livable and equitable community and cultivating community relationships to ensure that Sustainable Dubuque remains a community-created and owned initiative; performs related duties as required.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The Sustainable Community Coordinator performs administrative and professional work in developing, implementing and maintaining the City’s sustainability and resiliency programs and plans. This position serves as a City spokesperson on sustainability issues and represents the City in meetings with representatives of private and public entities. General supervision is received from the City Manager; however, the employee is expected to demonstrate initiative and good judgment, exercise discretion and generally function independently of direct supervision with respect to program and management practices. Work is reviewed by the City Manager through observation, a review of periodic reports and results achieved. An important component of this position will be to work as part of an internal team to create a more data-driven, high-performance organization focused on outcomes, and not outputs, including cross-departmental cooperation and integration with performance measurement and evaluation.
APPLICATION: Please submit an employment application and resume to Randy Peck, Personnel Manager, City Hall, 50 West 13th Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001-4805 by March 2, 2018. The Personnel Office may be contacted at 563-589- 4125 or [email protected] The employment application, benefit summary and job description are available at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment. Women, minorities, veterans and qualified persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.