DC Green Infrastructure Projects Assistant

  • Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
  • Washington, DC
  • Mar 26, 2024
Full time Administrative Communications Media Bilingual Entry Level

Job Description


Under the direction of the DC Projects Coordinator, the DC Green Infrastructure Projects Assistant supports the completion of various programmatic tasks, predominantly supporting the Alliance’s RiverSmart Homes Permeable Surfaces and Rain Barrels projects in partnership with the DC Department of Energy and Environment. The position further supports various events and communications efforts based out of our DC Regional Office. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational skills, a foundational understanding of environmental considerations in urban settings, excellent communication and multitasking capabilities, and a desire to develop innovative solutions, partnership relationships, and future projects.

Specific Duties of this Position:
● Administrative and programmatic support for green infrastructure projects, including timely
communication with homeowners and project partners, project and inventory tracking and reporting, facilitating site visits and appointments, and ensuring upkeep of project documentation.
● Review homeowner applications and site designs, and conduct site visits and inspections throughout the District.
● Provide project-related training and educational resources to homeowners and contractors.
● Support other project and grant tasks, as assigned.
● Assist with various education and outreach efforts, including in-person (tabling, presentations, volunteer coordination, etc.) as well as across various media outlets such as blog posts, newsletter  articles, social media posts, and more. Assist with the creation of digital and print communications materials for DC office projects and events.
● Assist in the development of grant applications and partnerships that enable the Alliance to meet its Strategic Goals through the Green Infrastructure Program and other DC-based efforts.
● Participate in Alliance strategic planning efforts, internal committees, and problem-solving oriented teams as assigned. Contribute to the Alliance’s various Green Infrastructure & DC team efforts.
● Manage office administrative tasks and other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications & Desired Experience:
● 0+ years relevant professional experience in environmental science, administrative tasks,
communications, or other related fields.
● Organizational and prioritization skills: Ability to manage, prioritize and meet deadlines for
multiple tasks with attention to detail.
● Strong verbal and written communication skills. Preferred experience creating flyers, brochures,
newsletter blurbs, blogs, and articles is a plus.
● Basic understanding of environmental issues related to local waterways and Washington, DC.
Knowledge of green infrastructure residential best management practices (rain gardens, rain barrels, permeable pavers, and conservation landscaping) is a plus.
● Quick learner, willingness to learn and adapt to project needs as they evolve/grow.
● Experience in event planning and/or coordination is a plus.
● Ability to provide customer service and enforce project boundaries when needed.
● Software experience desired: Google Drive Suite, basic Microsoft Office; Adobe Creative Suite.
● Spanish Language proficiency is a plus.


Environmental Protection-Conservation, Other, Event Planning-Coordination, Administrative Support




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