Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.
This position is with the Office of Environmental and Energy Programs. The selected candidate will serve as Senior Sustainability Specialist (SSS) supporting the Sustainability Manager in the design, development and implementation of environmental sustainability and climate change related programs. The SSS will support the annual greenhouse gas emissions inventory and its associated verification efforts, support the climate action planning process, and voluntary external sustainability reporting including CDP, Airport Carbon Accreditation and EV100. The SSS will also lead or support the development and implementation of other sustainability related programs as they arise. The SSS will be instrumental in the design of strategic internal and external marketing materials as well as designing and coordinating sustainability related events.
This position provides an excellent opportunity for a highly competent, creative, driven candidate to interface with various Port Authority departments and learn about sustainability strategy, policy and management and the implementation and roll out of clean technology at the agency’s NY and NJ facilities. The assignment will also aid the agency by advancing programs and promoting sustainability more broadly through targeted communications strategies, events and external reporting.
The SSS will be working with internal and external stakeholders as well as managing consultants.
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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