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Chief Sustainability Officers

Communicate and coordinate with management, shareholders, customers, and employees to address sustainability issues. Enact or oversee a corporate sustainability strategy.   (O'Net 11-1011.03)

 
Reported job titles:   Chief Environmental Commitment Officer (CECO), Chief Green Officer (CGO), Corporate Sustainability Process Manager, Director of Sustainability, Director of Sustainability Programs, Director of Sustainable Design   (view all job titles)
 
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    Wages
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly $ 33.32   $ 56.17   $ 90.59   $100.00+   $100.00+   $ 92.83  
    Yearly $69,310   $116,830   $188,430   $208,000+   $208,000+   $193,090  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly $ 32.91   $ 75.29   $ 92.32   $100.00+   $100.00+   $ 92.45  
    Yearly $68,460   $156,590   $192,020   $208,000+   $208,000+   $192,290  
     
     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 22.69   $ 46.40   $ 77.53   $100.00+   $100.00+   $ 84.95  
    Yearly $47,200   $96,500   $161,260   $208,000+   $208,000+   $176,700  
     
     Northern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 41.03   $ 54.41   $100.00+   $100.00+   $100.00+   $103.42  
    Yearly $85,350   $113,160   $208,000+   $208,000+   $208,000+   $215,120  
     
    What are Percentile Wages?
    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2017.
    + This wage is equal to or greater than $100.00 per hour or $208,000 per year.
     


    Employment Trends
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 626 638 0.2% 12
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


    Industries of Employment
    for Chief Executives which includes:
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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Self-employed workers, all industries 23.8%
    Educational services; state, local, and private 6.4%
    Management of companies and enterprises 6.2%
    Local government, excluding education and hospitals 5.2%
    Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations 4.1%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


    Tasks
    for Chief Sustainability Officers
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  • Develop or execute strategies to address issues such as energy use, resource conservation, recycling, pollution reduction, waste elimination, transportation, education, and building design.
     
  • Supervise employees or volunteers working on sustainability projects.
     
  • Research environmental sustainability issues, concerns, or stakeholder interests.
     
  • Develop methodologies to assess the viability or success of sustainability initiatives.
     
  • Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of sustainability programs.
     
  • Evaluate and approve proposals for sustainability projects, considering factors such as cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, and integration with other initiatives.
     
  • Develop, or oversee the development of, marketing or outreach media for sustainability projects or events.
     
  • Develop, or oversee the development of, sustainability evaluation or monitoring systems.
     
  • Create and maintain sustainability program documents, such as schedules and budgets.
     
  • Direct sustainability program operations to ensure compliance with environmental or governmental regulations.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Chief Sustainability Officers  updated July 2013
     


    Knowledge
    for Chief Sustainability Officers
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  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
     
  • Building and Construction - Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
     
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
     
  • Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
     
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
     
  • Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
     
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
     
  • Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
     
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
     
  • Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Chief Sustainability Officers  updated July 2013
     


    Skills
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  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
     
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
     
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
     
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
     
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
     
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
     
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
     
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
     
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
     
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Chief Sustainability Officers  updated July 2013
     


    Abilities
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  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
     
  • Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
     
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
     
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
     
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
     
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
     
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
     
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
     
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
     
  • Fluency of Ideas - The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Chief Sustainability Officers  updated July 2013
     


    Work Activities
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  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
     
  • Thinking Creatively - Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
     
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization - Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
     
  • Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
     
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
     
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
     
  • Developing Objectives and Strategies - Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
     
  • Interacting With Computers - Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
     
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships - Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
     
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Chief Sustainability Officers  updated July 2013
     


    Interests
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  • Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
     
  • Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
     
  • Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Chief Sustainability Officers  updated July 2013
     


    Work Styles
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  • Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
     
  • Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
     
  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
     
  • Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
     
  • Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
     
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
     
  • Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
     
  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
     
  • Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
     
  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Chief Sustainability Officers  updated July 2013
     


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    Education and Training Requirements
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  • Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
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  • Education: Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).
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  • Training: Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.
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  • Experience: Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.
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    source: Occupational Information Network: Chief Sustainability Officers  updated July 2013
     


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    • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
     
    • Finance, General.
     
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce.
     
    • Management Science.
     
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    source: National Center for Education Statistics 2000 Classification of Instructional Programs .
     


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