Come join our team!
Do you enjoy working with people committed to making others’ lives better? Do you have a passion for bringing people together to meet challenges, and approach those challenges as opportunities and tasks with enthusiasm? Want to be part of transforming Maine’s communities and economy by reducing energy consumption, expanding clean jobs, reducing emissions, and building a more resilient future? Are you someone who loves working collaboratively and independently? If you do, then this may be the opportunity for you!
The Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) seeks a full-time Sustainability Program Associate to join our team of innovative thinkers and doers. The Sustainability Program Associate will perform a range of support and coordination tasks for GPCOG’s sustainability and resilience programs including Maine Clean Communities, a statewide Clean Cities coalition funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, coordinating technical assistance to member cities and towns, conducting outreach and organizing events.
Essential functions include:
We are looking for a candidate with the following skills and qualifications:
Occasional travel and extended hours are required.
GPCOG serves as federally designated metropolitan planning organization, the regional Economic Development District, and state designated regional planning agency supporting close to thirty member towns and municipalities throughout the greater Portland region. As Maine’s economic center, Greater Portland is an exciting region in which to work and live. GPCOG advances sustainable and shared prosperity for all in the Greater Portland and Lakes Region.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary from $35,000 to $60,000 per year depending on qualifications and experience, and a fun, flexible, and creative working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to representing the region’s diversity in our staff and creating a positive, inclusive workplace where all can thrive.
Black, Indigenous and People of Color, veterans, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications will be reviewed beginning August 23, 2021 and will continue to be received until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample (no phone calls please) to Vincent Edwards at email@example.com . Please include “Application for Sustainability Program Associate” in the email subject line.