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  • Thursday, December 19, 2019 9:57 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    About the Pacific Institute

    Founded in 1987, the Pacific Institute is a global water sustainability think tank in Oakland, California that combines science-based thought leadership with active outreach to influence local, national, and international efforts in developing sustainable water policies. Our mission is to create and
    advance solutions to the world’s most pressing water challenges. From working with Fortune 500 companies to disenfranchised communities, we lead local, national, and international efforts in developing sustainable water policies and delivering meaningful results.

    Anticipated 2019/2020 Work
    Lead the development of a project on nature-based solutions. Anticipated activities include the following:
    • Review, analyze, and synthesize case studies to develop a framework and/or methodology to quantify the benefits of nature-based solutions, with a focus on carbon and water, along with other potential co-benefits (e.g., poverty/livelihoods, etc.);
    • Coordinate an expert advisory group and stakeholder engagement to solicit feedback on the draft framework and/or methodology;
    • Pilot test the framework and/or methodology in different regions of the world and compile lessons learned; and
    • Participate in international climate and water fora to engage stakeholders and present project outcomes.

    Additional information here.

  • Thursday, December 19, 2019 9:53 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    About the Pacific Institute
    Founded in 1987, the Pacific Institute is a global water sustainability think tank in Oakland, California that combines science-based thought leadership with active outreach to influence local, national, and international efforts in developing sustainable water policies. Our mission is to create and advance solutions to the world’s most pressing water challenges. From working with Fortune 500 companies to disenfranchised communities, we lead local, national, and international efforts in developing sustainable water policies and delivering meaningful results.

    Anticipated 2019/2020 Work
    • Analyze and assess existing corporate water and public sector water assessment frameworks and disclosure guidelines that assess watershed interventions;
    • Facilitate the development and implementation of water accounting frameworks among companies and other relevant organizations;
    • Lead multi-stakeholder advisory groups to find common definitions across various established frameworks; and
    • Publish a report on the road to developing a technical guidance on a common water accounting framework.

    Additional information here.

  • Thursday, December 05, 2019 10:21 AM | Katie Helm (Administrator)

    Boulder County is a forward-thinking community with over 2,000 employees serving the needs of nearly 300,000 residents. From the peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the thriving agricultural lands and urban centers on the plains, Boulder County's 740 square miles include some of the most diverse, natural landscapes and smart-growth development along the Front Range. Our county's leaders and employees have long held a commitment to being stewards of our land, environment and community. From visionary open space, land use and sustainability policies to award-winning wellness and public service programs, our county government helps foster a vibrant, healthy and active community. As individuals and an organization, we value and respect diversity, striving for a high quality of life for all employees and residents. Our policies and practices reflect our dedication to providing the very best in public service.


    SALARY
    Monthly
    $5,550.00 - $7,997.00
    Annually
    $66,600.00 - $95,964.00

    OPENING DATE: 12/04/19

    CLOSING DATE: 12/16/19 11:59 PM

    DESCRIPTION:


    The Climate Communications Specialist will play a vital role in leading communications on sustainability and climate action in Boulder County and Colorado by representing Boulder County and Boulder County Public Health on the issues of air quality, sustainability, and climate change. The position will develop creative and effective climate campaigns/social mobilization, manage climate communication campaigns, oversee contractors in developing materials, represent the county in presentations to community partners, work with the media, and unify climate and sustainability communications across county departments. The Specialist should use best practices for choosing the latest communications platforms to create high-impact, innovative messaging. We're looking for someone with experience in innovative communications – traditional marketing and media will be minimal.

    This is a full time position with Boulder County.  Work hours are Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm.  Under FSLA guidelines this position is Exempt. 


    Hiring salary range: $66,600.00 - $95,964.00 Annually
    Classification salary range:  $66,600.00 - $95,964.00 Annually

     

    EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

    • Strategic development of climate-related public engagement including campaigns and communications, using best available research on what motivates climate action as well as best available research, strategies, and platforms related to communications more broadly
    • Project management of communications efforts including coordination and communications with multiple departments and partners, management of consultants as needed, and management of support positions
    • Creates a two-way dialogue with the community, especially including community member story-telling; also acts as a storyteller for Boulder County's sustainability and climate action plans
    • Works closely with public health and sustainability experts to effectively communicate the human health and welfare reasoning behind climate action
    • Acts as the first point-of-contact for Boulder County sustainability, air quality, and climate efforts by responding to public and media inquiries
    • Creates community engagement strategies around climate action that prioritize frontline communities (communities of color and low-income communities that are most vulnerable to the consequences of climate change), ensuring a focus on climate justice and health equity
    • Participates in relevant communication workgroups and action to ensure messages are consistent throughout county departments and with partner organizations
    • Participates in relevant regional and statewide local government and health collaborations to disseminate climate awareness and action strategies and to support effective policy
    • Supports county programs in designing and implementing effective persuasion campaigns about climate action
    • Supports staff in writing and submitting comments and content on local, state, and national sustainability, air quality, and climate actions and policy
    • Identifies and facilitates outreach opportunities that will strengthen relationships or create new partnerships with stakeholders and grassroots organizations (e.g. businesses, policy-makers, communities of color and the underserved, the LGBTQ community, other jurisdictions etc.)
    • Develops and maintains social media plans and messages to drive sustainability and climate action
    • Gathers information, writes, and designs reports and policy briefs
    • Drafts press releases and pitches stories to the media to promote sustainability, air quality, and climate actions and policy
    • Performs other duties, as assigned
    • May be reassigned in an emergency
     

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    PLEASE NOTE: When submitting your application be sure to include all relevant education and experience, as applications are screened based on the qualifications listed in this position announcement. Applications that do not appear to meet minimum qualifications, as outlined below, will not be considered. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • A bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, journalism, or related field, plus two years of related, professional experience, OR
    • Six years of communications campaign related, professional experience reflecting increasing responsibility, OR
    • Any equivalent combination of experience and education

    COVER LETTER:
    • Must include a cover letter with application

    DRIVER'S LICENSE:
    • Must have a valid driver's license
     

    SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bilingual in Spanish and English
    • Working knowledge of the impacts of climate changes issues as they affect frontline communities as well as climate justice issues
    • Demonstrated understanding of effective graphic and presentation design in current and emerging media
    • Demonstrated desktop publishing and graphic design capabilities
    • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite software preferred


    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 
    • Mastery of the principles of persuasive communication, campaigns, community based social marketing, public relations, and policy communication
    • Experience designing social mobilization or advocacy campaigns
    • Ability to make communication connections within a larger system regarding sustainability and climate action
    • Ability to be proactive and solution-focused
    • Experience identifying audience perceptions and applying insights to messages and tactics
    • Advanced project management skills, with strong ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Experience creating and managing content for the web and social media
    • Experience building and implementing social media plans
    • Excellent writing, editing, and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated experience writing press releases, pitching story ideas, and managing media relationships
    • Experience overseeing the creation of publications (print and digital)
    • Ability to work effectively with other employees, the public, and representatives of governmental and partner organizations
    • Ability to exhibit cultural sensitivity in working with a diverse population
    • Must be extremely functional working autonomously, or in situations with individuals and groups of disparate interests
       

    Boulder County is a family-friendly workplace dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and respectful environment for all employees. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

     

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    An application must be completed for each position. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application. Applications must be submitted online at www.bouldercounty.org. Please note that all new employees and rehires are required to provide documentary proof of their eligibility for employment. Boulder County is a public employer; therefore all applications are public information.

    For deaf and hard of hearing assistance, please call Relay Colorado at 1-800-659-2656.

    Boulder County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

    APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
    http://www.bouldercounty.org

    Job #3142(SS2)
    CLIMATE COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST
    KM
    ALTERNATIVE FORMAT APPLICATIONS MAY BE ACCEPTED ON A CASE-BY-CASE BASIS. OBTAIN AT:
    Boulder County Courthouse Information Desk
    1325 Pearl Street
    Boulder, CO 80302
    303-441-3525
    jobs@bouldercounty.org

    Climate Communication Specialist Supplemental Questionnaire
     
    * 1. Do you have a bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, journalism or related field plus two years of professional experience or six years of communications campaign related professional experience reflecting increasing responsibility (required)?
    Yes Yes    No No
     
    * 2. Do you have a valid driver's license (required)?
    Yes Yes    No No
     
    * 3. Have you attached a cover letter with your application (required)?
    Yes Yes    No No
     
    * 4. Are you bilingual in English and Spanish (preferred)?
    Yes Yes    No No
     
    * Required Question


  • Monday, November 11, 2019 9:23 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Come work as Dominion’s Water Resource Analyst at Dominion Water and Sanitation District and be a part of this growing, dynamic team with opportunities to advance and learn alongside accomplished industry leaders. As the Water Resource Analyst, you will play a main role in linking our strategic planning and daily system operations.

    More information available here.

  • Tuesday, November 05, 2019 10:09 AM | Diana Denwood (Administrator)
    Aurora Water is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the drinking water, sanitary sewer and storm drainage systems, treatment of drinking water and non-potable reclaimed wastewater for irrigation, billing and collection, public outreach and water conservation, acquisition and development of future water rights, major capital projects programs, and quality control for regulatory compliance and public health.

    The Principal Engineer  - Water Resources position is the most advanced professional/technical level in the engineering class providing high-level subject matter expertise in Water Resource-related projects including raw water reservoirs, dams, and complex water resource master planning and near- and long-range capital improvement program development.

    This position is responsible for taking the lead on project delivery and project delivery oversight for complex water resource-related projects including reservoirs, dams, pipelines and other major infrastructure work.  This position develops and implements solutions by planning, organizing, and directing complex engineering analysis and management of complex projects for the Water Department under the supervision of the Aurora Water Deputy Director in Planning and Engineering.

    The City of Aurora will conduct ongoing screenings of applications on a first-come, first-serve basis; as soon as we determine to have a qualified pool of applicants, this position may close quickly and without notice. 

    For full details, visit https://jobs.auroragov.org/principal-engineer-water-resources/job/11782596

  • Wednesday, October 23, 2019 7:39 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Under the supervision of the District Manager, directs the overall operation of the Pueblo West Water & Wastewater Utilities.

    Work involves planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the functions, operations, and services of the Water & Wastewater Utilities Department.  Responsibilities include supervising department staff, determining department purchases, planning and coordinating work schedules, overseeing the services provided and representing the department. This position is responsible for ensuring all regulatory requirements established by federal, state and local bodies for water and wastewater are met. This position oversees the team and strategies that provide clean, safe, efficient, and reliable drinking water to the Pueblo West community, as well as delivering clean and safe wastewater effluent to waters of the State of Colorado.

    Please view full job description online https://pueblowestmetro.com/172/Job-Opportunities

    Applications will only be accepted online from October 15, 2019 until 11:00 pm on November 12, 2019

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019 11:06 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Water Manager – Full Time Year Round

    Clean water. Quality life. Not just our tag line, this is a saying created by our staff to embody who we are and what we do. The drinking water services we provide to our community are vital to public health and are the baseline of Clean water. Quality life. We are looking for a strategic water professional to manage our Water Department and continue to provide safe, efficient, high quality, and reliable drinking water to our community. Working as a Water Manager at Eagle River Water & Sanitation District puts you at the forefront of environmental stewardship in the heart of the Rocky Mountains.

    Additional information available here.

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019 11:05 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Wastewater Manager – Full Time Year Round

    When you look at the landscape of our community, the towering mountains are the first this you might notice but when you look a little closer you’ll find that the river is truly its lifeblood. We are looking for an experienced and strategic leader to lead our team of wastewater and water quality laboratory
    professionals; further pushing our mission of protecting our vital rivers and watershed in our mountain community.

    Additional information available here.

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2019 10:51 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District is seeking a General Manager to assume the position on or about December 1, 2019.

    The Upper Gunnison River Water Conservancy District is an active water district dedicated to protecting and managing the water resources of the District. The District includes part of three counties and has its office in Gunnison, Colorado, a community with excellent schools and Western Colorado University. The General Manager, along with the General Counsel, reports directly to the District Board of Directors. The duties of the position include: staff management, financial management, preparation for and involvement in regular Board meetings and Board Committee meetings, Board relations, elections and appointments of Board members, project and consultant management, public relations, District association with outside
    entities, administration duties and other work-related duties assigned by the Board.

    Additional information on the position here.

  • Tuesday, August 06, 2019 4:11 PM | Melissa Brasfield (Administrator)

    Denver Water seeks new Citizens Advisory Committee member

    Opening for a West Slope representative on 10-member group

    DENVER – Monday, Aug. 5– Denver Water’s 10-member Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) is seeking a new West Slope representative. The volunteer committee advises the utility and its board on a range of issues while encouraging and coordinating public participation in the agency’s policy development.

    The appointment is for a three-year term. The CAC typically meets the third Thursday of each month, 5–7 p.m., at Denver Water, 1600 W. 12th Ave., Denver, CO 80204.

    To qualify for the West Slope representative, an applicant must have been a resident of Colorado for at least five years, and must reside in Mesa, Delta, Montrose or Garfield County.

    Applications are due Monday, Aug. 26, 2019. More information about the CAC can be found on the Denver Water website.

    Potential applicants may contact Jeannine Shaw for more information: 303-628-7017 or jeannine.shaw@denverwater.org.

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