Project Manager Sustainable Communities

The Deamer Group
Atlanta, Georgia
Nov 02, 2023
Nov 24, 2023
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
The Deamer group is excited to partner with Southface Institute in the search for a Project Manager of sustainable community. This is a fulltime permanent opportunity. Please submit a resume and cover letter to apply. See full job description below.

Southface Institute, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. They are leading the way toward a sustainable, equitable and healthy built environment for all. Since 1978, our programs have closed the gap between environmental awareness and action by promoting scalable resource efficiency and clean energy solutions for homes, workplaces and communities. Our practice of regenerative placemaking amplifies real-world strategies to create a built environment where the synergy between ecological and human needs supports both health and well-being while creating resilient, equitable and thriving communities, striving to achieve a low-carbon future.

Position Summary
The Project Manager of Sustainable Communities (PMSC) is an integral member of our Sustainable Communities (SC) team. They will focus on clean energy plans and advancing clean transportation solutions. The PMSC will also be working with a separate non-profit for all clean transportation work, Clean Cities Georgia. Clean Cities Georgia is hosted at Southface and contracts work to the Sustainable Communities (SC) Team.
This position is responsible for managing multiple projects, including the DeKalb County Clean Energy and Transportation Plan, as well as multiple grant projects with Clean Cities Georgia.

Role Responsibilities
  • Assist with electrification grant projects and activities.
  • Manage DeKalb Clean Energy and Transportation partners and project timelines.
  • Identify and assist stakeholders interested in adopting alternative fuels, advanced vehicles, and energy efficiency strategies.
  • Educate potential AFV users, industry, and local decision-makers.
  • Obtain commitments from stakeholders to build markets and conduct outreach.
  • Work with local, regional, and national stakeholders; peers; and industry to identify funding opportunities for projects.
  • Understand the reporting and purchasing requirements for regulated fleets and know the local contacts.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, Environmental Planning, System Engineering, or other related degree.
  • Two to five years of successful project management experience.
  • Experience managing multiple grants and familiarity with grant funding and reporting.
  • Multitasker with the ability to work independently.
  • Adaptable with demonstrated initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Willingness to seek new opportunities to expand the programs.
  • Exceptional task management and organizational skills.
  • Microsoft office proficiency.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Collaborative and positive team-building demeanor.
  • Valid driver's license with no major violations.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • 17 days of Paid Time Off annually (prorated in your first year).
  • 14 paid holidays annually.
  • Excellent medical insurance benefits.
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match.
  • Continuing education and professional development.
  • Flexible work schedule with ability to work from home.
  • Organizational culture that highly values the contributions and character of its employees.
  • Monday to Friday
  • 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with flexible options.
  • Weekend or evening hours occasionally.

We review every resume that is received. Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to every candidate. It usually takes one to two weeks for us to review your application. All applications will remain on file for consideration for future opportunities. Thank you in advance for your application!

The Deamer Group is an equal opportunity employer with a goal of recruiting a diverse workforce to meet the hiring needs of our clients.