Jobs & Opportunities

Adaptation and resilience-related jobs and grant opportunities are updated weekly!

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Jobs - Permanent

Executive Director - Western New York Sustainable Business Roundtable
Buffalo, NY | Senior | Full-time | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled
The Executive Director will have the unique opportunity to grow both capacity and impact of WNYSBR while advancing the organization’s strategic plan. The Executive Director will help members integrate sustainability and adaptation into their organizations to benefit the environment, people, and their bottom line.

Climate Justice Research Program Integration Specialist – University of Washington Climate Impacts Group
Seattle, WA | Intermediate | Full-time | $65,000 - $75,000/yr | Open Until Filled
The Program Integration Specialist will act as the primary point of contact between our partner organizations, which include community-facing partners, non-profits and academic researchers across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. The Integration Specialist will work closely with the Frontline Community Climate Resilience Scientist – a new position that is also accepting applications.

Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Climate Action Analyst - Brendle Group
Denver, CO | Intermediate | Full-time | $65,800 - $97,700/yr | Open Until Filled
The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Accounting and Climate Action Analyst will serve as a team resource in monitoring GHG accounting protocols, protocol changes, and interpretations of GHG accounting rules. The Analyst will also work with project teams to develop qualitative decision support tools that evaluate climate action strategies through multiple lenses, including potential for mitigation, adaptation, resiliency, equity, and green economy benefits.

Frontline Community Climate Resilience Scientist - University of Washington Climate Impacts Group
Seattle, WA | Intermediate | Full-time | $80,000 - $90,000+/yr | Open Until Filled
The Frontline Community Climate Resilience Scientist will join the other Principal Investigators at the CIG in the coproduction of climate impacts and adaptation science. The Scientist will play a leading role in making the CIG’s flagship climate justice research program successful in its mission of centering climate justice and frontline communities in the development and delivery of climate services.

Florida State Director - American Flood Coalition
Remote, FL | Senior | Full-time | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled
The Florida Director will drive relationship and policy development to support AFC members as they seek to increase urgency and advance solutions to flooding and sea level rise in Florida. The Director will be responsible for developing and executing engaging strategy, cultivating relationships with local leaders, and prioritizing resources to drive state legislative action.

Research Integration Specialist - Western Water Assessment
Boulder, CO | Intermediate | Full-time |  $65,000 - $78,000/yr | Open Until Filled
The qualified candidate will expand the WWA team’s social science expertise while connecting with and helping to meet the climate adaptation and resilience-building needs of partners in Colorado and Wyoming.

Implementation Manager - Indiana University, Environmental Resilience Institute 
Bloomington, IN | Intermediate | Full-time | $50,000/yr minimum | Open Until Filled
Indiana University’s Environmental Resilience Institute (ERI) is hiring an implementation manager to serve as the key staff person overseeing programs and services. The Manager will spend the majority of their time designing and managing programs that assist local governments in preparing for the impacts of climate change.

Regional Climatologist, Associate Director - Midwestern Regional Climate Center, Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN | Senior | Full-time | Competitive Salary | Open Until Filled
This Regional Climatologist monitors and assesses regional climate conditions with respect to their historical context and impacts on economic sectors and society, conducts applied climate research as necessary in support of these assessments, and maintains contact and collaboration with other climate service partners.

Strategy Associate - American Flood Coalition
Washington D.C. | Intermediate | Full-time | Competitive | Open Until Filled
The Strategy Associate will monitor and research emerging topics, support AFC’s partnerships and pilot projects, and shape and communicate its strategy to internal and external audiences.

Climate Resilience Adaptation Planner -  Fuss & O’Neill
New England Region | Intermediate | Full-time | Salary not listed | Open Until Filled
The Adaptation Planner will be responsible for leading business development, managing, coaching and developing internal staff, as well as identifying, building and enhancing strategic partnerships to focus on creating resilient solutions to climate adaptation.

Executive Director, Environment & Climate - City of Toronto
Toronto, ON | Senior | Full-time | Salary Not Listed
The Executive Director, Environment & Climate will provide strategic leadership and expert advice to ensure the successful management and delivery of the City of Toronto's climate change, energy, and environment programs, in addition to the City’s resilience strategy.

Climate and Sustainability Associate - Cascadia Consulting Group, Inc. 
Seattle, WA | Intermediate | Full-time | $31-$38/hr | Open Until Filled
The Climate and Sustainability Associate will support and lead the development of climate and sustainability action plans for local government clients. These projects often include analysis of projected climate impacts, quantification of current and future greenhouse gas emissions, and identification and prioritization of strategies.

Climate Projections Development - Geos Institute
Washington D.C. | Intermediate | Part-time | TBD | Open Until Filled
The consultant will develop local climate projections using available data for specific project sites nationwide. This work may include processing and analyzing raw climate modeling data and integrating various data sources in the development of a single climate projections report. To indicate your interest in this opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter to Christina Mills at christina@geosinstitute.org.

Climate Resilience, Project Manager - City of Boston
Boston, MA | Intermediate | Full-time | $61,000 - $84,000/yr
The Climate Resilience Project Manager will work to integrate preparedness and climate change projections into all municipal projects; coordinate Boston’s preparedness activities with related work by other municipalities; and work with neighborhood groups to ensure that all parts of the Boston community have the resources necessary to reduce their vulnerability to the increasing risks associated with climate change.

Climate Mitigation/Adaptation Officer - City of Bainbridge Island
Bainbridge, WA | Intermediate | Full-time | $86,000 - $108,000/yr
The Climate Mitigation/Adaptation Officer leads the development and implementation of the climate change related programs across all City departments, the community, and with regional partners. The Climate Officer develops strategic partnerships to meet the overall goals of the Bainbridge Island Climate Action Plan (CAP).

Associate Program Officer, Gulf Health and Resilience - NASEM
Washington D.C. | Intermediate | Full-time | TBD
The Associate Program Officer will serve as an integral member of the Gulf Research Program’s Health and Resilience Unit. The incumbent will: conduct research; prepare or compile written documents; coordinate program or project activities; conduct outreach; build and manage relationships; and develop and organize meetings, workshops, and other activities.

Campaign Director - Massachusetts Community Action Network (MCAN)
Boston, MA | Intermediate | Full-time | $50,000 | Open Until Filled
The Better Buildings Director is the lead organizer and community liaison for campaigns focused on building codes and affordable housing. The person in this position will continue to build the Net Zero Stretch Code legislative and regulatory campaigns, including mobilizing industry advocates to use political power to advance and align net-zero policies with climate policies and programs.

Communications Director
Lacey, WA | Senior | Full-time | $122,280.00 - $134,280.00 | Open Until Filled
The Communications Director will lead and manage Ecology's Communications Team, which is committed to protecting and restoring Washington State's environment and addressing climate change. This position will direct, plan, and coordinate media relations, web communications, use of social media, other external communications, and internal communications.

Senior Science Advisor - Mayor’s Office of Resilience New York City
New York City, NY | Senior | Full-time | TBD | Open Until Filled
The Senior Science Advisor will shape science to be useful for the City’s most pressing climate actions, policies, and programs. The Senior Science Advisor will examine decision contexts, climate and socio-economic trends, and impacts to urban systems, with an emphasis on clearly depicting uncertain risks and outcomes associated with climate change.

 

 

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Jobs - Temporary

Alaska Fellows Program - Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center
Fairbanks, AK | Intermediate | Full-time | Monthly Stipend | Open until filled
The AK Tribal Resilience Learning Network Fellow will join the learning network as a team member and assist in strengthening support for Alaska tribes addressing climate impacts through proactive adaptation planning.

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Midwest CASC, University of Minnesota
Twin Cities, MN | Senior | Full-time | $55,000/yr minimum | Open until filled
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will have the responsibility of a study with the following objectives: 1) to understand public acceptance of climate change consequences; 2) identify the key antecedents and consequences of stability for adaptation management strategies; and 3) develop recommendations for engaging the public and stakeholders. This is a two year position.

Program Specialist II, Puerto Rico - National Center for Atmospheric Research
San Juan, Puerto Rico | Intermediate | Part-time | $63,000 - $78,900 | Open until filled
The Program Specialist facilitates the connection between climate impacts and adaptation research and the planning and preparedness activities of significance to the territory. This is a 2 year, program specialist position with the NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) program, Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI) division.

Legal and Policy Intern - Audubon
Washington, DC | Entry | Full-time | Paid | Open until filled
The Legal and Policy Intern will support the team’s coastal policy and natural infrastructure work. The intern will provide legal and/or policy research and analysis to advance their policy program’s goals, which include using natural infrastructure solutions for enhancing climate resilience at the federal and state level, among other topics.

Sustainability Manager - North Suffolk Office of Resilience and Sustainability
Chelsea, MA | Intermediate | Full-time | TBD | Open until filled
The Sustainability Manager will devise and implement energy efficiency, renewable energy, and conservation initiatives; coordinate inter-municipal programs with an energy component; advance social equity and community resilience; assist in the development of policy recommendations; and pursue a variety of state and federal funding to further the mission of the office.

Resilience Manager - North Suffolk Office of Resilience and Sustainability
Chelsea, MA | Intermediate | Full-time | TBD | Open until filled
The Resilience Manager will effectively deliver climate adaptation and mitigation projects; coordinate inter-municipal programs; engage and build capacity for adaptation and mitigation measures; advance social equity and community resilience; assist in the development of policy recommendations; and pursue a variety of state and federal funding to further the mission of the office.

 

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Opportunities

Principles for a Nationwide System of Climate Services
Sign-On Letter
ASAP members are encouraged to sign on as individuals or organizations to support the development of a comprehensive system of nationwide climate services in the U.S. Reach out to ASAP Member Tonya Graham with any questions.

Climate Professionals Certificate Program - Climatepedia
Course | Apply by August 8 
Climatepedia’s virtual, cohort-based certificate program empowers participants to take informed climate action in their workplace, community, or social network. The Fall 2021 cohort will run from September to December 2021. Reach out to ASAP Member Kimberley Duong with any questions.

Master of Sustainability, Security, and Resilience Online Open House
Virtual Open House | August 16, 12:00 p.m. ET
Join ASAP Organizational Member Ohio University for an informal discussion about how to advance your career online and earn one of three Graduate Certificates or your Master of Sustainability, Security and Resilience from the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service.

ARISE Global Network
Network Invitation 
ARISE, the Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies, is led by the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR). The US network meets monthly to present innovation, create beneficial partnerships and drive forward projects. Private sector Membership is free! Join here.

Solar River Project - Tectonicus
Open call for applicants
Solar River is an infrastructure adaptation project aiming to cover and power canals with solar power. The project is looking for a remote worker with a background in grid-scale photovoltaic connections, solar tariffs, energy policy, and utility policy and law and familiarity with Arizona, Nevada, and California markets. Reach out to project PI, ASAP Member Ben Lepley, via Tectonicus.

Gaming for Justice - Mycelium Youth Network
Youth Opportunity
This June, Mycelium Youth Network, an Oakland-based climate justice organization that prepares frontline youth for climate change, is launching Gaming for Justice, an interactive virtual Dungeons and Dragons-based adventure through various Oakland neighborhoods at different moments in history. Gaming for Justice is a unique interactive adventure that was designed, drawn, and sound-tracked by Oakland artists and visionaries. 

Community Adaptation Learning Exchange (CALE)
Volunteer Opportunity | Open until filled
Community Adaptation Learning Exchange is an ASAP-supported peer learning collective focused on advancing climate adaptation efforts at the community level. The CALE management team leads programming and outreach, and establishes the strategic direction of the collective. If you are interested in participating in a management capacity, please visit www.communityadaptation.org and email shapirokline@onearchitecture.nl for more information.

ASAP’s Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Fund
Scholarships & Stipends
The JEDI Fund provides scholarships for adaptation professionals to engage in professional development and capacity-building activities and it provides stipends to compensate people for their time as they contribute their knowledge, expertise, and labor to ASAP’s programs. Resources are available first and foremost to Black people, Indigenous people, or other people of color and are also available to people of any race or ethnicity who have limited financial resources.

Faces of American Resilience - What does resilience mean to you?
Student Storytelling Contest | Submissions due July 16

In partnership with the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business, American Resilience Project is excited to announce its first-ever student storytelling contest: Faces of American Resilience - What does resilience mean to you? They are inviting undergraduate and graduate students to answer this question by telling your story on-camera.

Public Sector Data Access Program - First Street Foundation 
Through First Street's inaugural public sector data share program, they are offering their flood statistical data to federal, state and local agencies for free or low-cost to further advance First Street’s mission of making flood awareness and preparedness ubiquitous in the US. Please email marguerite@firststreet.org for more information on the data share program.

Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
Grant
The Environmental Justice Small Grants Program supports and empowers communities working on solutions to local environmental and public health issues. The grant can fund projects up to $50,000, depending on availability of funds. Eligible organizations are incorporated non-profits, U.S. territories, tribal governments, and tribal organizations.

Resilient Nation Partnership Network
Network
The Resilient Nation Partnership Network is a unique network of organizations and individuals united to help communities take action and become more resilient. Their mission is to inform, educate, and motivate communities to protect themselves from the loss of life, property, and prosperity as a result of natural hazards.

Alliance for Climate Education (ACE)
Content Creation Opportunity
The Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) is looking for content creators on TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube who are ready to engage their audience in tackling the climate crisis–and make money doing it. They seek out educational content about climate change created for young people. Learn more about pricing, eligibility, and terms and conditions here.

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Events

ASAP + SPAN Networking Social
Social | July 29 | 3:00 p.m. PT | Free
Join the ASAP and Southwest Practitioners Adaptation Network (SPAN) member social on July 29! This fun, informal virtual event is geared toward those living or working in the Southwest but open to all. Thanks to ASAP member Amanda Leinberger for leading this initiative. Register here.

ASAP Co-Creation Webinar Series: Standards and Tools for Resilient Buildings & Beyond
Webinar | August 23, 2021 | 2:30 p.m. ET (11:30 a.m. PT) | Free
The seventh installment in ASAP’s Adaptation Co-Creation Webinar Series will highlight certifying bodies, leading design firms, and data-integration companies that are helping builders, property owners, and developers to integrate climate risk and resilience into their projects and communities.

ASAP Virtual Network Meeting
Conference | September 13-15 | $75, scholarships available
During this three-day virtual experience you’ll learn and share about ASAP members’ adaptation work, deepen your knowledge and commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in adaptation, and get all your questions answered about ASAP’s member programs and organizational management. Applications are open for member-led sessions: Submit your session here by June 30.

 

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