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Employment Opportunity – Crowley – Director, Sustainability SSR

October 27, 2020

Director, Sustainability SSR  (USA0000WN)


 Our People

Crowley is a privately-owned marine, transportation and logistics company providing worldwide solutions since 1892. We have over 6,000 high-performing team members in 35 countries and Caribbean territories, who are diverse, encouraged and deliver on their commitments. We are Crowley, the people who know.

The Crowley Way

We believe in and celebrate the power of collaboration between people with diverse backgrounds and experiences who share their differences and are driven to achieve business and personal goals. We support the development of our high-performers and are committed to guiding them every step of the way.

What does this role look like?  

Responsible for facilitating the development and implementation of a sustainability strategy across the organization to meet Crowley’s Sustainability goals.

Some of your main responsibilities will be:

  • Develops the corporate strategy for embedding sustainability into business unit operations
  • Facilitates the corporate sustainability materiality assessment process
  • Leads and guides business units in developing and implementing plans to address their most pressing sustainability issues
  • Coordinates risk identification and assessment for enterprise-wide sustainability issues
  • Represents the organization in internationally recognized sustainability and environmental forums and workgroups
  • Supports and represents Crowley on various industry associations in addressing sector-wide sustainability and environmental issues
  • Prepares and publishes Crowley’s sustainability performance data for internal and external customers
  • Oversees the development of enterprise-wide (Tier I) management system standards for environmental performance
  • Provides environmental and sustainability subject matter expertise to business units
  • Provides recommendations to business unit leaders on the evaluation of risks and liabilities associated with new or existing projects, or acquisitions
  • Oversees the management of legacy contaminated sites in various locations throughout the U.S. to include direct oversight of the third-party environmental consultants and legal counsel supporting site remediation efforts
  • May supervise



  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences-policy or sustainability management & Graduate degree in environmental sciences-policy, sustainability management, or business administration. 
  • At least eight to ten years of experience with and demonstrated success in implementing sustainability strategies and overseeing environmental management.
  • Experience in the transportation and/or logistics industry ideal.


  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Teams and SharePoint.

What an average day looks like:

  • You communicate effectively verbally and in writing, including conveying technical information to technical and non-technical users.
  • You will meet the diverse needs of business units on sustainability reporting to include emission reductions goals, and other waste reduction targets as established by the corporation.
  • You manage environmental initiatives that impact multiple operating units and the development of enterprise-wide standards for environmental performance. 
  • You serve as the corporate representative for environmental and sustainability policy engagement at the international, national and local levels.
    You lead research and stays current on emerging laws, regulations and policy that impacts Crowley’s business units, and that may also present business opportunities. 
  • You support Crowley business units in developing and implementing revenue-generating projects, to include analysis of the environmental risks and liabilities associated with potential business opportunities.
  • You oversee management of legacy corporate contaminated sites to include serving as primary liaison officer to Federal and State agencies, environmental consultants, and retained legal counsel to effectively and efficiently manage remediation. 
  • You advise Crowley Legal Counsel as directed to support environmental and sustainability-based litigation efforts across entire organization.
  • You prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously while meeting assigned deadlines.
  • You work independently supporting team members from various disciplines.
  • You effectively manage projects that may vary in nature and scope.
  • You identify complex problems and review related information to develop, evaluate and implement solutions.
  • You provide guidance for assistance and coaching with process procedures, quality review and maintenance of tier one and tier two templates.
  • You function effectively with, or as part of a team.
  • You interface business applications with other business systems.
  • You prepare clear and concise reports, policies, procedures, correspondences and other written materials.
  • You identify complex problems and review related information to develop, evaluate and implement solutions.
  • You demonstrate knowledgeable in OSHA and ISO standards.

Apply if you identify with these competencies:

  • Demonstrates self-awareness (Our culture thrives on positive intent, which applies to receiving/giving feedback). 
  • Action-oriented (you figure things out and execute). 
  • Manage ambiguity (things change so we want to know you can adapt). 
  • Collaborates (you know five heads are better than one). 
  • Nimble learning (you’re knowledgeable of a lot of subjects and are not afraid to share and seek new skills and insight).

What else is in it for you?
Our people enjoy some amazing perks, check out a few below:

Employee resource groups – These dynamic committees are driven by you and your peers and are designed for networking, engaging and growing your interests. We welcome new groups all the time!

 Personal development – We believe that personal development is key to a high-performance organization and encourage our employees to own their own growth. We offer a variety of training classes and resources for employee and team development and promote a culture of learning.

 Awesome people – Your colleagues will challenge you to be your best every single day and acknowledge your efforts. Plus, our people know how to have fun. (Search #OneCrowley for a sneak peek)

If this position doesn’t sound like a fit for you, check out our other openings. www.crowley.com/careers
EEO Statement
We’re an Equal Opportunity Employer. For affirmative action purposes and to assist in our compliance with federal government record keeping, we would request that you complete a voluntary self-identification information form. All information provided will be kept confidential and separate from your application data.

Working Conditions
Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature and the like. Extended use of a computer keyboard, viewing of a computer monitor and the ability to sit for long periods of time.

FLSA Status
The position is Exempt. May require the ability to work overtime to meet required deadlines. All work rules, including those that pertain to safety and health are expected to be respected and complied.


Primary Location: US-FL-JACKSONVILLE


Job: Legal

Organization: Crowley USD BU

Schedule: Full-time

Employee Status: Director

Job Level: Day Job

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