Newsletter 10.5.23

Happy Thursday!!!

Pittsburgh Park Conservancy is hiring a Director of Operations & Visitor Engagement

Position description: The PPC is seeking a highly motivated individual for a full-time position as Director of Operations and Visitor Engagement. Overseeing the Operations and Visitor Engagement Department, the Director is a critical member of the management team. This position will oversee the daily operations at several critical public sites managed by the PPC, including Schenley Plaza, the Schenley Park Café and Visitors Center, and Mellon Square, while also overseeing facilities support at the Frick Environmental Center and a collection of other smaller park locations. This position will also liason with a cross-departmental team in developing and implementing a robust range of ongoing public programming and partnerships in parks throughout Pittsburgh.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Mid-Level

Salary/Pay: $75,000-$85,000

Center for Coalfield Justice is hiring a Community Advocate (Economic)

Position description: The Community Advocate serves as a people-centered policy advocate. This role will analyze critical policy developments for their impacts on our communities and engage with both residents and local, state, and federal officials to advocate for our rights to clean water, clean air, and a thriving economy. The Community Advocate will report to the Advocacy Director and will be expected to work independently as well as in collaboration with other staff. The Community Advocate must be able to work with directly impacted people and with partners to improve our communities.

Location: Washington, PA

Experience: Intermediate

Salary/Pay: $60,000-$65,000

Community Foundation for the Alleghenies is hiring an Executive Assistant

Position description: Assist the board and board committees by scheduling meetings, preparing the agenda and minutes, maintaining records, and organizing communications. Provide general administrative support for the president, including scheduling, as well as drafting, reviewing, and sending communications. Organize and prepare for meetings, including relevant documents (printed and/or electronic), technology, catering, logistics, etc. Oversee general office purchasing (including for funds), managing office credit cards, and collecting receipts/invoices for purchases made. Manage the general office email account, including prioritizing, distributing, and responding as needed. Maintain records, documents, and sensitive files with discretion. Database management, including updating profiles, and creating mailing lists. Make travel/registration arrangements for staff. Manage outside group use of the boardroom, library, and conference line. Primary responsibility for welcoming visitors. Support Gifts Administrator with gift acknowledgment process

Location: Johnstown, PA

Experience: Intermediate

Salary/Pay: $30,000-$45,000

Evergreen Action is hiring a Research Lead

Position Description: Evergreen seeks a full-time Research Lead on our Communications Team to spearhead research projects on the clean energy transition. This person will support the organization’s storytelling work, shape the narrative of the politics of climate change, and promote Evergreen policy initiatives. The primary responsibilities will include research to support our communications efforts, identify narrative opportunities in the transition to a clean energy economy, media monitoring to identify opportunities in a fast-moving news cycle to promote Evergreen priorities and policy products, and producing research briefs to enhance media pitches and inform press and advocacy products.

Location: Remote

Experience: Mid-Level

Salary/Pay: $95,000-$105,000

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden is hiring a Human Resource Manager

Position description: The Human Resource Manager facilitates relationships between employees and the organization including all associated duties centered around a positive work environment. Manages the recruitment, record-keeping, and retention of volunteers for all Garden departments. Leads the inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (I.D.E.A.) initiatives for the Garden. The Human Resource Manager reports to the Executive Director.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Intermediate

Salary/Pay: $55,000-$60,000

Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council is hiring a Sustainability Manager

Position description: This newly created role will play a crucial part in raising awareness and implementing sustainable initiatives within the NOPEC organization and footprint. This person will be responsible for developing and executing outreach programs, fostering relationships, and engaging all key personnel in driving sustainable practices and promoting NOPEC. This role will optimize sustainability data systems, processes, and procedures and is also mindful of legal compliance and regulatory matters. A key part of this role will be creating and tracking goals and metrics to prove sustainability initiatives and value. The ideal candidate is a seasoned professional who will bring instant credibility to our initiatives.

Location: Solon, OH

Experience: Intermediate

Salary/Pay: $58,700-$74,300

Buro Happold is hiring a Sustainability Intern (Summer ‘24)

Position description: As a Sustainability Intern, you will be technically and creatively challenged on projects that include design support and innovation, high-performance strategies, materials research, energy, carbon, water and waste analysis and modelling, etc. From helping shape cities, to adapting infrastructure to deal with the climate emergency, a career at Buro Happold presents the chance to make a difference.
During your time in this Sustainability & Analytics role, you can expect to:

  • Research energy, carbon water and waste strategies, studying opportunities to reduce impact and resource consumption

  • Research of materials and innovative indoor air quality design strategies

  • Investigate preferred site strategies for stormwater management, external comfort, heat island reduction, improved air and acoustic quality, biodiversity and ecology, enhanced user experience

  • Assess renewable energy production feasibility and research viable technologies and available funding and incentive opportunities.

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Relevent Field of Study

Clean Water Action is hiring a Field Canvass Organizer

Position description: Clean Water Action invites you to join our dynamic team as we open applications for Field Canvass Organizers. As a community organizer, you will collaborate closely with our professional outreach team to ignite meaningful change at the local, state, and national levels. Through engaging communities, educating the public, and building vital support, you will empower individuals to take action on crucial issues. Moreover, we prioritize your career development, providing exciting opportunities for travel and comprehensive management training. Seize this chance to make a lasting impact while advancing your own professional journey. Apply now and be part of a transformative movement for a cleaner, healthier future. We are committed to reflecting the diverse communities we work in, and we strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups, including POC, LGBTIQ folks, and others, to apply

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Experience: Intermediate

Salary/Pay: $16-$17/hr.