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Title:  Manager Sustainability and ESG


Orlando, FL, US, 32827 Long Island City, NY, US, 11101

Req ID:  52654
Category:  Legal





Position Title: Manager, Sustainability and Environmental Social Governance (LSC, DCA, MCO) _____________________________________________________________________________________________

Position Summary

The Manager, Sustainability and Environmental Social Governance (ESG) will focus on maintaining, developing and executing a variety of sustainability and ESG programs across JetBlue. This role is intended to focus on environmental programs and will help lead the execution of multiple decarbonization efforts across JetBlue. This includes the sourcing of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), electrification of airport ground vehicles, aircraft fuel efficiency programs, and road mapping and tracking toward the airline’s multiple emissions targets.  


Essential Responsibilities

  • Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) procurement
    • Ensure regular delivery and tracking associated with existing SAF supplies
    • Review future opportunities for SAF growth
    • Engagement with corporate customers for SAF partnerships
  • Other sustainable operations
    • Support roll-out of electric ground support equipment (GSE) and aircraft fuel efficiency initiatives
    • Support with programs related to carbon credit retirement and CORSIA compliance preparation
    • Partnership with JetBlue Ventures in identifying and furthering emerging sustainable travel technologies
  • Sustainability data tracking
    • Regular data collection and external reporting for emissions performance and SAF deliveries
    • Upkeep roadmap and technical plan to reach goals including 2030 SAF target, 2035 science based target and 2040 net zero goal
    • Execution of annual CORSIA reporting and audit process
    • Execution of annual emissions inventory, verification, and publication
  • Internal engagement and external partnerships
    • Help execute and prepare materials for internal Sustainability Task Force and Board of Directors ESG Subcommittee meetings
    • Support and engage in multiple industry collaborations and workgroups driving sustainability efforts forward
  • Program growth and management
    • Work collaboratively across the organization with departments including Fuel and Operations; Investor Relations; Corporate Communications; Marketing; Ops Analysis; Network Planning; Government Affairs; Finance; Sourcing; Corporate Sales; Loyalty; Treasury; Facilities; Properties; IT; Senior Leadership and more to identify and define the most essential strategic priorities related to sustainability and ESG
    • Distill key strategic themes, ideas, and opportunities into tangible executable initiatives
    • Consistently promote sustainability work internally and externally in cooperation with communications department that convey strategic objectives to various audiences.
  • Take a significant role in the development of crewmembers to support the engagement, growth, goal achievement by establishing clear performance expectations and accountability for Crewmembers
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field; OR a demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities with a High School Diploma/GED and four (4) years of relevant work experience
  • Five (5) years of related experience in sustainability and/or aviation
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking, including financial analysis / modeling to assess strategic options, and developing creative solutions to complex problems
  • Experience in developing business cases and high level program implementation plans including milestones and progress measurement
  • Organized, detail oriented and capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong problem identification and solving skills
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to follow complex instructions
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality
  • Available for overnight travel (10%)
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located
  • Authorization to work in the US is required. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in any related field
  • Possible future management of Crewmembers

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality
  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice
  • Able to maintain a professional appearance
  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft
  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun
  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards
  • Identify safety and/or security concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report (SAR))
  • Responsible for adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls
  • Uphold JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities


  • Computer and other office equipment

Work Environment:

  • Traditional office environment
  • Airport Environment
  • Hangar

Physical Effort:  

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)


  • The base pay range for this position is between $80,000.00 and $136,200.00 per year. Base pay is one component of JetBlue’s total compensation package, which may also include performance bonuses, restricted stock units, as well as access to healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan and company match, crewmember stock purchase plan, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, free space available travel on JetBlue, and more.


JetBlue Airways is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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