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The City of Santa Barbara Sustainability and Resilience Department is seeking a knowledgeable Energy and Climate Manager. This position plans, manages, and coordinates the operations of the Energy and Climate Division including the City of Santa Barbara’s Strategic Energy Plan, , Climate Action Plan, energy and climate-related program and project development, electrical supply contracts and projects, energy conservation and greenhouse gas reduction; oversees the management of energy sustainability and climate action strategies; interprets and develops appropriate responses to evolving legislation related to energy and climate issues, supports Santa Barbara Clean Energy, the City’s Community Choice Energy entity; oversees Energy and Climate Program staff; performs related duties as required.
The Energy and Climate Program Manager is a division management level classification, with broad responsibility for City energy and climate programs related to electrical supply, climate and sustainability, energy conservation, renewable energy, and greenhouse gas reduction. The Energy and Climate Program Manager is distinguished from the other municipal managers by its specialized knowledge of climate change, sustainability, resiliency, and energy issues.
Knowledge of :
Ability to :
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING GUIDELINES
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Three (3) years of professional experience in municipal sustainability, renewable energy, electrical markets, environmental or resources conservation field.
Education and/or Training:
Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Sustainability, Energy Engineering, Public Administration, or a closely related field
License, Certificate and/or Other Requirements:
A valid Class C California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the City's Vehicle Insurance Policy.
It is important that your application and supplemental questionnaire show all the relevant education, training, and experience you possess which qualifies you for this position. All applications and supplemental questionnaires will be reviewed and the most qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. Be sure to be thorough in your responses. Statements such as “See application”, “Extensive Experience”, or "See Resume" are not an acceptable substitute for a completed application and supplemental questionnaire.
The selection process may consist of an application screening, written exam, computer skills exam and/or an oral interview. The successful candidate's employment history will be thoroughly evaluated prior to appointment.
There is currently one (1) vacancy within the Sustainability and Resilience Department.
Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email and spam regularly throughout the recruitment process. You may also log into your governmentjobs.com account to view these emails.
CITY APPLICATION AND RESPONSES TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:30 PM ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2023
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$116,138.88 - $141,167.52
Santa Barbara, CA, USA