Hiring Climate Adaptation and Resilience Principal Planner

Published on September 03, 2021

We are growing our team! Denver’s Office of Climate Action, Sustainability, and Resiliency (CASR) works to enable a sustainable, resilient, climate-safe future for all of Denver in collaboration with fellow departments, other units of government, and community partners. We lead the development of innovative programs, policy, and community-based services. CASR ensures that our goals are aligned with current climate science, promotes the role that climate action and sustainability play in strengthening Denver's economic vitality and a prosperous future for all, and embraces equity as a value and practice in all its work. CASR is responsible for managing the Climate Protection Fund (CPF), which will disburse $35M annually for climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience initiatives. Learn more at www.denvergov.org/sustainability.

The Climate Adaptation and Resilience Principal Planner will develop plans, policies, and programs to build a comprehensive climate adaptation and resilience strategy for Denver. This includes overseeing funding from the Climate Protection Fund (CPF) dedicated to adaptation and resilience, as well as climate justice. This position will serve as a liaison between CASR, Parks and Recreation, Community Planning and Development, Transportation and Infrastructure, Office of Emergency Management, Department of Finance, and other key City agencies.

Apply as soon as possible as this posting may close without advance notice.

Apply for the Climate Adaptation and Resilience Principal Planner Position

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Denver is the nation's top place to live, work, and play, and we need the best people working for the residents of Denver. People who want to make a difference; people who want to give back; people who want to be at the heart of this city and have a hand in creating our future.

Equity, diversity and inclusion are cornerstones of our values at the City and County of Denver. We celebrate uniqueness and strive to be a world-class city where everyone matters. Join us! Be a part of the city that you love. #WhereDenverWorks

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