Job ID: 34018
Department: Off Environmental & Energy Prg
Location: 4 World Trade Center
Reporting to the Office of Environmental and Energy Programs (OEEP), Manager of Energy Programs, the Senior Energy Programs Specialist will advance sustainability programs and initiatives across all Port Authority facilities. In October, the Port Authority’s reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability, one of the agency’s key priorities, by joining leading companies, universities, cities and states in supporting the Paris Climate Agreement. The incumbent will have a key role in achieving the agency’s goal of reducing the Port Authority’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 35% percent by 2025 and all emissions by 80% percent by 2050.
The next several years will be especially fulfilling as OEEP executes the projects that achieve both a 35% reduction in Port Authority emissions and significant reductions in indirect emissions. As an integral member of the OEEP team, the successful candidate will collaborate with all Port Authority departments to enhance sustainability, reduce GHG emissions and conserve energy at all facilities. The incumbent will identify, develop, implement and monitor programs that reduce GHG emissions and advance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Current programs include: electrification of shuttle buses and ground equipment at airports, identification of sites for solar panels, electrification of port handling equipment and incorporation of best-in-class sustainability measures in new airport facilities.
The incumbent will collaborate with tenants, contractors and vendors to foster sustainable business practices, including electrification of vehicles and equipment. OEEP continually considers emerging green technologies and products; the incumbent will identify and assist in evaluation of emerging solutions.
This position entails the following responsibilities:
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:
Ideal candidates will present the following profile:
Compensation & Benefits
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.
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About The Port Authority
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.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.