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 Climate Equity Data Specialist 

We are recruiting for a full time position to lead efforts for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Climate Pollution Reduction Grant. This position is administered by the University of Hawai’i Sea Grant College Program on behalf of the Hawai’i Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission.

The position will help us bring together statewide efforts to identify communities most at risk to climate change to direct funding to those that need it the most. This position requires a Master’s degree with major work in policy, environmental science, climate science, sustainability, or related fields. Click here to read the full job description, qualifications, and to apply. Applications are opened through 01/03/24.  Salary $80,100 annually benefits: Benefits & Leaves – Office of Human Resources (


Are you ready to make Hawai’i Climate Ready? Come join our Hawai’i Climate VISTA Corps and help us prepare Hawai’i’s vulnerable communities to adapt and become resilient to climate change impacts and disasters.

The Climate Ready Hawai’i VISTA Leader will expand on existing efforts to build state and county capacity to address climate change in the state by providing support to up to 9 members during their service year through professional development, engagement opportunities and community connections. The VISTA Lead will also support the CCMAC Coordinator through administrative support, coordination, organization of meetings and events, grant writing, research, and other various duties as assigned. Apply Here!

The County Equity VISTA will support the Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission in coordinating climate action across state and county activities. The VISTA will enhance the capacity of the counties to apply for, coordinate, and implement grants, provide administrative support to the CCMAC, conduct outreach, and coordinate community actions and events. Apply Here!

The Capital Improvement Resilience VISTA will operationalize the mission of the Climate Change Commission and the Hawaii County Planning Department to foster an improved quality of life for Hawai’i’s communities through responsible and progressive planning. The VISTA will help to build the capacity of the Infrastructure and Design team of the Long-Range Division to improve outcomes of the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) while we plan for the equitable investment in modernized infrastructure that balances natural and cultural values with the built environment. Apply Here!

Stay tuned for more VISTA roles that will open in the next few months! Contact [email protected] with questions.