Connecticut Green Bank (hereafter “Green Bank”) is seeking an entrepreneurial leader to serve as its first Director of Environmental Infrastructure Programs to develop and implement a new business unit of the organization and transform public and private investment in environmental infrastructure. The Director will be tasked with designing, implementing, and overseeing new programs to deploy environmental infrastructure in the state with a focus on decarbonization and climate resilience. A core goal of this position is ensuring increased investment in vulnerable communities, as defined by Connecticut Public Act 20-05.
Green Bank, a quasi-public authority, is the nation’s first state-level “Green Bank,” leveraging public funds to increase and accelerate private investment in the green economy of Connecticut. Working at Green Bank means being part of a dynamic team of talented people who are passionate about implementing the green bank model, stimulating the growth and development of clean energy and environmental infrastructure investment in Connecticut – growing our economy, strengthening our communities, and protecting our environment.
This position will build on Green Bank’s first 10 years of success and apply its successful model to new areas of environmental infrastructure, related to water, waste and recycling, climate adaptation and resiliency, agriculture, land conservation, parks and recreation, and environmental markets. The ideal candidate could come from a variety of backgrounds, including, but not limited to, finance, policy, and environmental sciences, as they will be responsible for identifying opportunities from financial, environmental, and social perspectives.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
The following minimum qualifications in knowledge, skill and ability are required:
A Bachelor’s Degree (but a Master’s degree is preferred) in environmental science, engineering, economics, political science, business administration, or related field. Seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience in any and all areas related to environmental infrastructure. Experience supervising staff and working across departments is preferred. Experience working with and facilitating collaborative outcomes with various stakeholder groups in environmental infrastructure design and project development.
Two (2) years of the general experience must have been in supervising staff and with full responsibility for a program implementation.
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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
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. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, please follow the link below and click on the “Director of Environmental Infrastructure Programs” position. Please submit a cover letter and resume in order to be considered for this position.
Closing Date: September 30, 2022 or when a qualified candidate is identified.
Job Status: Open
Job Sectors: Director
Job Type: Full Time
Regions: Hartford, Stamford
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