To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Education & Experience: Candidates must have earned, or be actively pursuing, an undergraduate or graduate degree in sustainability, environmental science, engineering, business, or a related field. 0-3 years of related work experience is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of sustainability practices including recycling, gardening, composting, sustainable purchasing, energy efficiency, green building, and project management are beneficial, but not required.
- Skills: Candidates should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing, are essential.
- Certificates & Licenses: This position requires a valid driver’s license. It is preferred that candidates are pursuing, or have earned, the LEED GA or LEED AP credential.
- Work Ethic: The individual must be a self-starter who can work with minimal supervision while working within the guidelines set by their supervisor. The individual must have the capacity to work in a fast-paced environment where project priorities, task deadlines, and assignments can change quickly.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The employee must possess physical stamina and condition to withstand extensive standing, lifting, stooping, and bending involved in moving and transporting supplies and equipment weighing from 20 to 50 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to usual indoor and outdoor temperature ranges (both cool and hot).
- The noise level in the work environment can be loud.
- Minimal travel outside the property may be required.