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City of Atlanta



Location: Atlanta, GA


Salary Range : $35,000 -$40,000


THE POSITION   The Office of Sustainability seeks an individual with a passion for the environment to join our dynamic team and help achieve our goal of making Atlanta a top-tier city for sustainability.  The Special Projects Coordinator will be charged with planning, organizing, managing, and coordinating special projects related to the Office’s current priority programs (Energy Efficiency, Solar, Electronic Vehicles, Recycling / Waste Management, Urban Agriculture, Environmental Justice, and revitalizing the Proctor Creek Watershed neighborhoods).  In addition, the position will provide administrative support duties, including scheduling, coordinating meetings within the office and across departments, purchasing, supporting preparation of grant applications, basic clerical services, assisting with intern supervision, drafting routine correspondence and reports, attending staff meetings and taking minutes, legislative tracking, answering, routing, and returning phone calls, and processing mail.  This is a great opportunity for a detailed-oriented person seeking a career in sustainability where they can gain critical knowledge, skills, and experience and be part of a dedicated, energetic team.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors of Arts Degree.  Detailed-oriented, organized, motivated, persistent, self-starter with outgoing personality who can easily interact with City staff and the general public and is not easily discouraged by bureaucratic procedures.  A background in environmental / energy issues (either educational, community service, or work-related) is preferred.  Experience with Oracle and/or MinuteTraq a plus.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Has the ability to utilize and understand computer applications and techniques as necessary in the completion of routine assignments. Competency in using standard office software, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.  Is capable or working under a minimum degree of stress and tight deadlines.

Supervision Received  Works under very general supervision.  May work independently or with other workers with responsibility for completion of assigned tasks.

Licensures and Certifications  None required.

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