Jobs & Opportunities

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

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Jobs - Permanent


Environmental Planner - City of Commerce City
Commerce City, CO | Intermediate | Full-time | $70,632 - $88,291/yr | Apply by October 20
The Environmental Planner will coordinate programs to improve energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, green building development, waste management and recycling, and climate adaptation and resiliency in the community and in the city organization.

Director of Climate Resilience - Waterfront Alliance
New York City, NY | Senior | Full-time | $70,000–$95,000/yr | Open Until Filled
The Director of Climate Resilience will develop, lead, and troubleshoot climate resilience policy and advocacy for the New York City metropolitan region and nationally regarding federal programs that impact the region. The Director will also implement advocacy strategy through the Rise to Resilience coalition and directly as part of Waterfront Alliance’s policy agenda.

Climate Adaptation Advisor - Southern California Edison
Rosmead, CA | Senior | Full-time | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled
The Climate Adaptation Advisor will identify risks and opportunities associated with climate change across the enterprise and incorporate adaptation measures into strategic initiatives and key planning processes. The Advisor will also lead the cross-functional integration of climate adaptation-related analysis, initiatives, regulatory filings and advocacy.

Adaptation Program Director - Georgetown Climate Center
Washington, DC | Senior | Full-time | Salary Not Listed | Open Until Filled
The Adaptation Program Director will lead development of substantive legal and policy analysis and research on topics related to climate change adaptation, including efforts to adapt at the state and local adaptation options, federal law and policy affecting adaptation, and equity considerations related to adaptation and resilience.

Energy Resilience Specialist - Broward County, FL 
Fort Lauderdale, FL | Intermediate | Full-time | $59,200 - $94,600/yr | Open Until Filled
Position is responsible for leading the County’s path to a clean energy future. This position plays an important role in supporting regional planning focused on community resilience and clean energy initiatives.

Environmental Program Supervisor - Broward County, FL 
Fort Lauderdale, FL | Senior | Full-time | $73,600 - $117,500/yr | Open Until Filled
Position serves as project manager and technical lead in the development of a County-wide Resilience Plan and its implementation with a focus on climate adaptation and mitigation efforts. Preferred candidates will have knowledge of climate impacts on hydrologic processes and the urban environment.

Assistant Chief Resilience Officer - Broward County, FL
Fort Lauderdale, FL | Senior | Full-time | $85,000 - $135,800/yr | Open Until Filled
Position reports directly to the County’s Chief Resilience Officer providing technical, planning, and policy support in the organization and advancement of county-wide resilience efforts and projects. Position requires strong technical skills, knowledge of climate change and impacts, experience in adaptation planning, and demonstrated program development and management experience.

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.



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Jobs - Temporary

Software Developer for GIS/Risk Assessment Modeling System - Coastal Risk Consulting
Remote | Entry-level | Part-time | $45 - $65/hour | Open Until Filled

The Software Developer will work closely with Coastal Risk Consulting (CRC) scientists and subject matter experts to process and incorporate new datasets into the RiskFootprint™ report. The Software Developer will identify potential improvements for the RiskFootprint™ report such as faster report generation, cartographic enhancements, and better external web services. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Albert Slap,

Project Manager - Cascadia Coastline and People Hazards Research Hub
Corvallis, OR | Intermediate | 12-Month Appointment | Salary Not Listed | Apply by October 1
The Project Manager will help to increase coastal community adaptive capacity by managing, coordinating, and facilitating team meetings, workshops, and internal communications. The Project Manager will also manage the relationships with the hub’s stakeholders and External Advisory Council, assist with the maintenance of a hub website, and track the timing of program evaluation.

Equity Workgroup Fellow - New York City Panel on Climate Change/The New School
New York, NY | Intermediate | $11,000/yr stipend | Open Until Filled
The workgroup fellow will assist in identifying ways to center equity as a key metric for NPCC assessments (e.g, establishment of indicators and monitoring to track the equity dimensions of climate risk, vulnerabilities, and impacts) by research, writing, and organizing tasks of the group.

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.

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.


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BRIC and FMA Grants - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)                                                                                                 Grants | Deadlines vary
FEMA has announced new funding opportunities through two grant programs: Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant and the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) grant. The programs will support states, local communities, tribes, and territories that undertake projects to reduce flood risks. For information on grant timelines and applicant requirements, please visit FEMA’s BRIC and FMA program sites.

Coastal Program Grant - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Grants | Apply by September 30
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting applications for its Coastal Program grant until September 30, 2021. The Coastal Program is a voluntary, community-based program that provides technical and financial assistance through cooperative agreements to coastal communities, conservation partners, and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands.

Research on the Intersection of Land-based Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation - The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Request for Proposals | Apply by October 6
The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy invites proposals for original research papers on land policies or land-based approaches that support climate change adaptation objectives, and how these policies and approaches intersect and interact with issues around property values and municipal finance.

2022 Member Led Interest Group (MLIG) Topic Submissions - American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP)
Call for Submissions | Deadline October 11
Member Led Interest Groups are virtual spaces where ASAP members connect, discuss, and advance important adaptation topics in a supportive peer-led environment. We need YOU to decide which groups should convene next year - submit a topic today!

2022 Mentorship Program - American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP)
Program | Apply by October 22
The ASAP Mentorship Program connects emerging climate resilience and adaptation professionals with accomplished ASAP members. The program provides ASAP Members a nine month framework for engagement focused around the needs of the mentee, and gives the mentor an opportunity to share their professional knowledge, experience, and network.

Climate Justice Fellowship Funding - New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Funding Opportunity | Apply by October 28
NYSERDA is seeking applications to fund and provide professional development training/mentoring to individuals currently residing in disadvantaged communities or from priority populations. Fellows will work within organizations and businesses that advance climate justice and clean energy priorities for disadvantaged communities.

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Climate Interactive: A Tutorial on the En-ROADS tool - Second Nature
Webinar | September 30 | 2:00 p.m. ET | Free
Join Second Nature for a webinar featuring Andrea Frank, an ambassador for the climate change solutions simulation tool En-ROADS. This tool is a transparent, free climate solutions simulation model that provides users a chance to design their own scenarios to limit future global warming.

Finding the Right Trees for the Right Time: Climate Adaptation Short Course - Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science
Hybrid Course | October 1, 8, & 22
This course is designed for professionals or long-term volunteers associated with land trusts or other conservation organizations actively working on stewardship projects in rural, suburban and urban forests, forested watersheds, and wetland systems in southern New England. Participants will identify locally important climate change impacts, challenges and opportunities, and develop actions to support climate adaptation at a specific natural area.

Alliance for Climate Action Virtual Forum Series
Virtual Forum Series | October 6, 13, 20, 27 | Free
Join The Resilient Nation Partnership Network, FEMA and NASA for the 6th Annual Forum on "Alliances for Climate Action" throughout October. Hear from more than 30 thought leaders across resilience, climate, equity and more, diving into a new topic each week.

Young Black Climate Leaders Dream Lab - Movement Strategy Center
Conference | October 16 & 17 | Free, stipends available | Register by September 30
Movement Strategy Center’s Young Black Climate Leaders project (YBCL) presents the YBCL Dream Lab for Black youth 18-25yrs to meet, build, and immerse in arts, community organizing, transformative change, environmental justice, ecological principles, leadership development, and Sankofa (an Akan tradition of honoring the past in order to move forward).

ASAP Private Sector Climate Service Providers Academy
Virtual Course | October 14-28 | $125, 25% discount for ASAP members
Join ASAP, Adaptation International, and NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments Teams from the Great Lakes, Carolinas, and Southwest to learn how to use the very best regional climate data and information in your services and programs, firmly ground your work in principles of social and environmental justice, and connect with like-minded businesses and potential collaborators.

Designing Utilities of the Future | How water utilities are keeping up with climate change.

Webinar Series | November 1, 2:00pm - 3:30pm (ET) | Free

The purpose of this webinar series is to highlight innovation through examples of on-the-ground practice in adaptation through a variety of sectors and regions. The webinar series will highlight private service providers and their contribution through partnerships with a diversity of collaborators to advance the adaptation field and embody innovation and excellence in practice.


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