CFOs, CIOs…and now CGOs?


The General Services Administration is adding to the government’s alphabet soup of executive-level acronyms with the newly created position of Chief Greening Officer.

GSA currently is seeking applicants for the position, which will report directly to the commissioner of the Public Buildings Service.

The Chief Greening Officer will develop and execute greening strategies for all new construction and for GSA’s existing inventory of 1,500 buildings, according to a job posting. The new position “will define a nationwide strategy to ensure that PBS becomes ‘the most sustainable real estate organization in the country,'” the posting says.

GSA apparently is seeking an outsider for the position, since it isn’t posted on the government’s official jobs site, USAJobs. Instead, interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to


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