Houston City Council Agenda – January 12, 2021

The city will consider the following agenda items at the Houston City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, December 12, 2021, which will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams starting at 2:00 PM. Public comment will be allowed Tuesday, December 12, 2021by teleconference. Topics to be addressed in this meeting include the Sunnyside Landfill Solar Project, submission of several grants relating to flood mitigation, the expansion of several Municipal Utility Districts, and the Antoine Paving and Drainage Project, among other topics.

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Houston Parks Board seeks Conservation Technician

The Houston Parks Board is seeking a Conservation Technician to coordinate activities within the Bayou Greenways 2020 Conservation and Maintenance program. This position involves hands-on work in restoring and maintaining natural areas and landscape resources, therefore it requires knowledge of plant/animal ecosystems and landscape techniques. Among these activities are train all seasonal technicians regarding HPB Conservation projects and on-going efforts; natural resource management tasks, such as herbicide control of invasive species; and working collaboratively in the field with volunteers and contractors on conservation projects. Find the full job description and application instructions, visit houstonparksboard.org.

Rocky Mountain Institute seeks Associate / Senior Associate – Urban Transformation

Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is looking for one associate and one senior associate with a strong desire to accelerate progress toward the emissions reduction, sustainability and environmental justice goals of climate-critical cities around the world. As a part of of RMI’s team, you will provide direct, on-the-ground support to the City of Houston team as it works to implement the City of Houston’s Climate Action Plan. The scope of  work could include renewable energy procurement, building energy efficiency and electrification, sustainable mobility, urban planning and land-use strategies, nature-based solutions, and industry engagement. For full job description and application instructions, visit rmi.synchr-recruit.com.