Job posting: Economic & Environmental Planner at BOEDC

Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation is hiring an Economic & Environmental Planner with the Bronx Initiative for Energy and the Environment.  It’s a great opportunity to gain experience in planning and economic development in NYC, as well as good exposure to government.

  • Perform duties assigned by the BOEDC President.
  • As part of Bronx Initiative for Energy and the Environment, act as point person for the following projects:
    • Coordinate the operation of the Bronx Clean Air Transportation (CAT) Program —work with stakeholders to operate the shuttle service for Hunts Point employees, manage a rider database, and assist in managing the vehicle operators;
    • provide outreach to Bronx companies and non-profits to encourage the use alternative vehicle transportation,  particularly in electric transportation and equipment;
    • Coordinate  BOEDC planning responsibilities for the Brownfield Opportunity Area program and other related brownfield projects;
    • Coordinate Harlem River Promenade planning project, including managing a consultant planning team;
    • Assist local businesses in becoming more environmentally friendly and energy efficient;
    • Make recommendations to businesses, developers and other government agencies for improved technologies such as Photovoltaic Panel and Green Roof installation projects;
    • Market, draft, and assist local businesses and non-profits in gaining access to grant and loan programs currently offered through the BOEDC.
  • Serve as part of review team for proposals to BIEE grants programs.
  • Participate as a coordinator for the NYSERDA Energy Smart Communities program.
  • Generate deals for environmental loan and grant funds.
  • Generate new programmatic initiatives to encourage Bronx businesses and non-profits to integrate/adopt sustainable measures into their business practices
  • Perform general research on new sustainable opportunities for Bronx Economic Development
  • Work with team on other projects as they are identified.
  • Assist BOEDC with activities and fundraising efforts.

Send resumes to: Kate Shackford, Executive Vice President and Director for Energy and the Environment— kshackford AT

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