The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs seeks to protect, preserve, and enhance the Commonwealth’s environmental resources while ensuring and promoting a clean energy future for the state’s residents. Through the stewardship of open space, protection of environmental resources, and enhancement of clean energy, the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs works tirelessly to make Massachusetts a wonderful place to live, work, and raise a family.
The Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Grant Program Coordinator will support MVP program administration, metrics tracking, and regional MVP and climate resilience-related projects.
The MVP program provides support for cities and towns in Massachusetts to begin the process of planning for climate change resiliency and implementing priority projects. The state awards communities with funding to complete vulnerability assessments and develop action-oriented resiliency plans. Communities who complete the MVP program become certified as an MVP community and are eligible for MVP Action grant funding and other opportunities. The MVP Program Coordinator will report to the MVP Deputy Director. Tasks will include:
- Assisting in grant administration tasks, such as contracting, grant application review, and reimbursement processing
- Researching best practices around adaptation grant program metrics, identifying metrics to track for the program (and individual projects), establishing a system for metric collection, and creating a reporting mechanism for senior leadership and the public
- Coordinating regional climate resilience-related projects by identifying shared climate resilience interests across municipalities and fostering regional project development.
- Supporting ongoing and new regional projects like the Army Corps Boston Harbor Resilience Study.
Important note: This position is currently set up as a term-limited full-time employee (FTE) position through December 2026.