City of West Palm Beach3.0
Sustainability Program Coordinator
West Palm Beach, FL
$37,450 - $68,670 (Glassdoor est.)
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Under general supervision, provides support for the City of West Palm Beach sustainability initiative; and performs other related duties and special projects as assigned. This position is very analytical and detail oriented, with a focus on internal operations, an emphasis on energy, water, and Greenhouse Gas reductions. Implementation of initiatives to meet our Gold LEED for the Cities certification and community wide Net Zero 2050 goal.


Minimum Salary (Pay grade 61):


Excellent benefits!!


Bachelor’s degree with a major in Environmental Studies, Public Policy, Management, Sustainable Land Planning or related field is required for this position. Education will be verified using the “Education Requirements” listed below. Four (4) years relevant work experience in the area of sustainability program management is required, or equivalent combination of training and experience.

A current and valid Florida driver’s license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.

Alternate requirements: Associate's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Environmental Studies, Public Policy, Management, Sustainable Land Planning or related field, and five (5) years relevant work experience in the area of sustainability program management, water and energy management.

Special Schedule requirements: Must have the ability to work occasional weekends and or evenings as needed to meet business needs.

Special Driving Requirements

  • Have not lost any driving privileges by reason of revocation, suspension or denial of license, or have been convicted and/or had an adjudication withheld of three or more moving violations.
  • Have had one DUI (Driving Under the Influence) in any preceding twenty-four (24) month period. License suspension of two weeks or less or suspensions based only on non-moving violations that have been cleared will not automatically result in revocation of driving privileges.
  • Have not had more than one DUI (conviction or adjudication withheld) in Florida or any other state within the past ten (10) years.

Education Requirements: To be considered valid (or verified) for position qualification purposes, and consistent with City Hiring Policy 4-5, a High School, GED or equivalent diploma, and all higher education degrees or certifications must have been issued by:
  • a public education institution in the State of Florida or any State or Territory of the United States; or
  • an institution accredited by an accrediting organization that is recognized by the Florida Department of Education or the U.S. Department of Education; or
  • an institution that is accredited by an organization that is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • an institution whose degree or certification is accepted by institutions identified in either a), b), or c), above, for the purpose of admission to institutions identified in either a), b), or c) above.
International degrees will be evaluated to determine if they satisfy qualification requirements.

Additional Details

The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment method.

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position you may apply online by selecting the Apply Now button at the end of the job posting. Applications must be received in Human Resources by the closing date.

The City of West Palm Beach is an equal employment opportunity employer. The City values the service of veterans to our country, supports recruitment of veterans and veterans' preference will be given in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes for those who met the minimum requirements of the position. Background investigation, physical, and drug and alcohol screening is required as condition of employment.

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