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Sustainability Specialist

Company: Boyne Resorts
Location: Boyne Falls
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

The Sustainability Specialist is a year round position, consiting of approximately 20 working hours per week. You will be a key player in collecting information about waste-stream management and sustainability practices to inform and educate various decision-makers. You will also be a key representative for the company in a number of community organizations focusing on positive public relations. Responsibilities include creating marketing and outreach media, such as brochures or websites to communicate sustainability issues, procedures, or objectives and creating or maintaining plans or other documents related to sustainability projects. You will also be maintaining, analyzing, and interpreting various reports. This position also fosters and maintains positive working relationships with our customers and community stakeholders by participating in various local charitable and business organizations.

Responsibilities

The Sustainability Specialist's typical job functions include:

  • Review and revise sustainability proposals or policies.
  • Research or review regulatory, technical, or market issues related to sustainability.
  • Identify or create new sustainability indicators.
  • Identify or investigate violations of natural resources, waste management, recycling, or other environmental policies.
  • Write grant applications, rebate applications, or project proposals to secure funding for sustainability projects.
  • Provide technical or administrative support for sustainability programs or issues.
  • Identify or procure needed resources to implement sustainability programs or projects.
  • Create or maintain plans or other documents related to sustainability projects.
  • Develop reports or presentations to communicate the effectiveness of sustainability initiatives.
  • Create marketing/work with marketing director(s) to communicate sustainability issues, procedures, or objectives.
  • Collect information about waste stream management or green building practices to inform decision-makers.
  • Assess or propose sustainability initiatives, considering factors such as cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, and acceptance.
  • Monitor or track sustainability indicators, such as energy usage, natural resource usage, waste generation, and recycling.
  • Develop sustainability project goals, objectives, initiatives, or strategies in collaboration with other sustainability professionals.

Qualifications

Judgment: Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Education and/or Experience: Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office and strong computer skills required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must possess a valid driver's license.

Availability: Must be able to dedicate 20 hours of work per week.

Keywords: Boyne Resorts, Grand Rapids , Sustainability Specialist, Other , Boyne Falls, Michigan

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