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Climate Change Management Officer for Montgomery County Government | Open Until Filled

Manager II (Climate Change Management Officer), Grade M2

Salary Range: $95,251.00 – $171,540.00
Effective June 18, 2023 the General Wage Adjustment of $4,333 will be effective.

This is a Term position, subject to end on January 1, 2027. Continued employment is contingent upon renewal of Term. We do anticipate but cannot guarantee that the term will be extended.

If you are interested in making a real difference on climate change, this is the position for you!

The Climate Change Officer will possess a comprehensive understanding of a range of climate change and environmental sustainability issues. The ideal candidate will be adept at establishing strong working relationships with high-ranking legislative and executive officials within local government, private sector and community organizations, in order to address the impacts of climate change, prioritize those in our community who are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change and identify opportunities to enhance racial equity and improve our quality of life, and reduce emissions.

The candidate must be able to present complex and technical information in appropriate forms for a wide range of internal and external audiences, environmental and economic literacy, management acumen, compliance and enterprise risk management, decision-making, strategic planning, enterprise risk mitigation, strategic execution, governance, change management, stakeholder engagement, relationship building, and understand the political landscape in order to promote the County’s climate change priorities. Excellent communication skills are required in order to effectively represent, justify and defend controversial positions, climate change objectives, and negotiate suitable comprises with stakeholders.

As a transformational leader, the incumbent will continually promote the development, integration and implementation of the County’s mission, vision, policies, long-term strategic goals and objectives, values and priorities. The work of directing climate change is essential to the mission of the County Government and affects all residents in the County.

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