Village of Winnetka

The Sustainability Coordinator leads and facilitates Village sustainability initiatives.

Essential Functions:

– Research, recommend and coordinate sustainability policies and programs to the organization and partner agencies.
– Identify relevant programs, coordinate grant applications, provide technical assistance, implement program requirements, and maintain program participation in order to maximize benefit to the community.
– Develop and facilitate events, presentations, workshops, and demonstrations to educate community members about sustainability practices and programs.
– Identify opportunities for programming in order to maximize impact of environmental improvements, waste reduction practices, external funding, etc.
– Serve as the primary point of contact on environmental sustainability.
– Coordinate with Village leadership to implement sustainability pillar of the Comprehensive Plan.
– Respond to resident inquiries and provide professional and technical support to residents regarding sustainable tax credits, village codes, and state and federal incentives.
– Identify ways the village can adopt sustainable best practices to streamline the user experience and encourage resident participation in sustainable programs.
– Serve as the liaison to the Environmental and Forestry Commission; attend meetings; provide technical assistance.
– Attend public meetings as a sustainability representative as needed.
– Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

– Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, sustainable business, public administration, or related field.
– Two (2) to three (3) years’ minimum professional work experience in sustainability, natural resources, and/or environmental studies.

The weekly work schedule is normally 40 hours in duration, however, may be altered or extended in the event of emergency, personnel shortage or workload. The position may require occasional evening or weekend work in conjunction with assisting with public meetings and special events.

Position Range:  $71,954 – $102,590 DOQ

Submit Application Online:

For questions or assistance, please contact Ann Eriksson, Human Resources Manager, at (847) 716-3546 or

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Ann Eriksson

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