City of Oberlin Sustainability Coordinator

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City of Oberlin

Oberlin, OH

Experience Type:
Position Available: Year Round
Hourly Rate or Pay Range: $60,000 - $70,000


Dear Fantastic Sustainability Colleagues,

The City of Oberlin, Ohio is hiring for a Sustainability Coordinator. The position posting is below and a link to the description and application packet can be found here.

This is the first time the City will hire a full-time coordinator position and we are very excited! There is already so much great work happening here in Oberlin. The City of Oberlin is an international leader on sustainability. Oberlin is striving to meet the ambitious goal of climate positivity by 2050 (with the College having a goal of 2025). The City has has been recognized by the White House as a Climate Action Champion. Great strides have been made such as halving city-wide carbon emissions since our baseline, forming a campus-community resilience task force, adopting a zero-waste plan and complete streets resolution to name a few.

Oberlin is model for other communities and this position is a chance to be a part of something great. See below for more information and to apply. 

The City of Oberlin is accepting applications for a Sustainability Coordinator.  Duties include facilitation and promotion of OMLPS sustainability goals in the community, and development, management and promotion of environmental sustainability initiatives and programs.  The Sustainability Coordinator is responsible for overseeing portions of the Oberlin’s Climate Action Plan by developing, advancing, monitoring and measuring results of the sustainability strategies within the Plan, and for administering and promoting the Sustainable Reserve Fund Program in the Oberlin community and managing the financials of the Sustainable Reserve Fund. The Sustainability Coordinator will also be responsible for special projects and programs, as assigned.  The position reports directly to the City Manager.


Starting Salary Range: $60,000 – $70,000/year D.O.Q.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business administration, project management, environmental studies and/or green technologyor related discipline from an accredited college and three (3) years of previous experience in energy services, environmental sustainability, project management, related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform the job. Previous experience in environmental sustainability, energy services or government administration is desirable. The position requires a valid state of Ohio driver’s license.


Organization Details

City of Oberlin 85 South Main Street Oberlin, OH 44074 United States Website

How to Apply

Applications and full job description are available at and at Oberlin City Hall (85 South Main Street, Oberlin, Ohio 44074).

Applications may be returned via email to:

Or mailed to:

City of Oberlin Human Resources Department

85 South Main Street

Oberlin, Ohio 44074

The City of Oberlin is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.