Open Green Building Project Coordinator (Deadline: Dec 3)

November 29 2017
“This is an interesting opportunity for someone less that 30 (requirement of funding) and interested in working in the local government engagement, low carbon economy, and green buildings space. The position is housed in a nimble non-profit (Open Green Building Society) and the candidate will work closely with the Pembina Institute, the Canadian Green Building Council, and Passive House Canada, to support a campaign to encourage bold adoption of a new (opt-in) building code for local governments. 
 
The posting closes December 3rd.
 
 
Excerpts: 
Location: Vancouver, BC Start date: January 2, 2018 (or sooner)
Wage: $21.00 / hour 
Hours of work: Full-time (37.5 hours/week) 
Location: Vancouver, BC 
Start date: January 2, 2018 (or sooner)”
 
Open Green Building Society (OGBS) is a non-profit social enterprise dedicated to creating green building tools and resources to educate and amplify the impact of the green building community. We are seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to support the Executive Director in managing organizational activities including but not limited to project coordination, grant and proposal writing, coordination of contractors, and the administration and coordination of tasks necessary to the operations of the organization. 
 
One of the time-sensitive initiatives the Project Coordinator will be working on for the first 6 months is the Three For All initiative, which aims to inspire and inform local government action on energy efficiency through judicious use of the BC Energy Step Code. This role will consume approximately 1.5 days per week over 6 months. Some of the duties of the coordinator in this project include: 
• Orchestrate outreach activities conducted by Three for All partners: respond to local government staff and/or building organizations requesting presentations; arrange logistics and scheduling for these presentations; etc. 
• Reaching out to local government and/or construction industry partners to mobilize them as champions of the Energy Step Code.
 • Project management of steering committee meetings: keeping minutes, following through on action items. 
• Maintain website and curate resources that can support local government and/or industry partners in adopting the Energy Step Code. 
• Thinking creatively on how best to engage local government staff, industry, local elected officials, and communities to support greenhouse gas reductions in homes and buildings.