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Centre Regional Planning Agency Seeking Sustainability Planner

Job Position
  Sustainability Planner
Job Description 

The CRPA is seeking a dynamic individual with the vision and commitment to help forge a regional approach to sustainability efforts in the Centre Region. Work includes: 

  • Completion of a greenhouse gas emissions inventory using Clearpath software. This work is substantially complete.
  • Manage, coordinate, and facilitate development of a Regional Climate Action and Adaption Plan that promotes regional policies, programs, and initiatives for sustainability and resilience in the Centre Region.

This is an excellent opportunity to lead a sustainability planning effort for the Centre Region. The position provides support to the Centre Regional Planning Commission, the COG Public Services and Environmental Committee, and the COG General Forum.

The CRPA is an Agency of the Centre Region Council of Governments (COG) serving six municipalities in the State College area of Centre County, PA. The planning area has a population of approximately 92,000 people and a geographic area of 150 square miles. The Centre Region is home to Penn State University’s main campus, and is a beautiful university community nestled in the green mountains of central Pennsylvania. The Centre Region has all the advantages of a university town including a wide variety of educational and cultural opportunities, Big Ten sports, and many outdoor adventures.

The recruitment is open until the position is filled. For more information, visit www.crcog.net and click on “Employment Opportunities” in the sidebar at right.

Job Requirements 
  Education: At least a Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental science, sustainable business, engineering, or public administration/policy.

Experience: Three to five years of experience in the field of sustainability, working professionally in the government, business, consulting, nonprofit, and/or academic sectors.

How to Apply / How to Reach a Job or Internship Seeker
  Email your resume to Marcella Bell, Office Manager at mbell@crcog.net or mail your resume to:
Centre Regional Planning Agency
ATTN: Marcella Bell, Office Manager,
2643 Gateway Drive, Suite 4
State College, PA 16801