Winchester, Massachusetts, completed a Climate Action Plan in 2020 and is looking for a Director of Sustainability. Winchester’s Sustainability Director will increase the town’s resiliency to the impacts of climate change on health, safety, and property. The Sustainability Director will work with town departments, committees, residents, businesses, and state and regional agencies to develop and direct actions that mitigate risk due to more frequent heat waves, extreme storms, flooding, insect-borne diseases and other effects of climate change. A decisive response to systematically address climate risks will greatly impact the quality of life in Winchester.

This individual must be highly motivated with the ability to effectuate change and effectively share ideas and best practices by building strong alliances with the local community and outside resources.  Exceptional organizational, analytical, written & verbal skills are required, as well as proficiency with office and data analysis software.  We value diversity and welcome candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

This is a full-time, exempt position; work outside of standard office hours required to attend meetings and events. Full salary range:  $68,308-$101,697. Starting salary is based on qualifications. Comp. package includes paid leave, health insurance options, and pension benefits. Application deadline: 7/27/21. For more information or to apply, visit www.winchester.us/jobs.  AA/EOE

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