Communications and Outreach Manager - City and County of Honolulu

Opportunity Type: 
Job

Deadline: Sept 21, 2018

CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU

OFFICE OF CLIMATE CHANGE, SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCY

Position:

Communications and Outreach Manager (Full-time)

Organization description:

The City and County of Honolulu Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency (CCSR) was established by a City Charter amendment in 2016 with overwhelming approval by Oʻahu voters. As mandated by Charter, CCSR is tasked with seeking local information from scientists and tracking climate change science and potential impacts on City facilities, coordinating actions and policies of departments within the City to increase community preparedness, protecting economic activity, protect the coastal areas and beaches, and developing resilient infrastructure in response to the effects from climate change. Additionally, CCSR is responsible for integrating sustainable and environmental values into City plans, programs and policies. CCSR also administratively supports the City’s Climate Change Commission.

Position summary:

The Communications and Outreach Manager serves as the staff specialist in resiliency and sustainability communications and outreach within CCSR, and develops, maintains, and implements related relationships and initiatives to further CCSR activity. The Communications and Outreach Manager also makes recommendations and executes programs that educate and inform the community about CCSR activity, in addition to climate change, sustainability, and resiliency issues.