Applicants are required to submit a combined cover letter and resume in one document. Your cover letter must summarize:
1. Your interest, education and experience relative to this position. 2. How you've worked collaboratively with people (contractors, vendors) inside and outside of your organization in a current or past role.
Incomplete materials will not be considered.
To expedite the application process, combine your cover letter and resume into one PDF document before applying and upload electronically when requested in the online application process.
This position is OPEN UNTIL FILLED and applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The first review date for application materials is scheduled for October 2, 2023. For the full posting and to apply, visit www.chelanpud.org/careers
Interested parties are also invited to contact Human Resources at email@example.com to discuss the position.
The starting salary range for this position is $86,640 - $108,300 (based on qualifications). With tenure and strong performance in this role an employee may earn up to a maximum of $129,960, annualized.
Introductory Period: New employees holding regular positions must complete an introductory period of twelve months.
In addition to competitive wages Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include zero cost employer funded medical, dental, and vision healthcare benefits, access to the employee assistance program, a VEBA health reimbursement account, and long-term care.
Washington state retirement PERS participation and optional 457 plan participation with an employer matching 401(a) plan.
Leave, life & disability benefits including paid leave starting at 21 days per calendar year up to 35 with tenure, 11 paid holidays per calendar year, paid jury duty, short-term disability & long-term disability, and basic life, AD&D, and optional voluntary life.
The work life benefits include optional flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care, educational assistance, various rewards and recognition programs and position specific stipends.
Energy Efficiency Advisor Residential & Commercial
Join our team at Chelan County Public Utility District. As one of the largest hydroelectric generating utilities in the Northwest, our mission at Chelan PUD is to improve the quality of life for the thousands of people who call our pristine desert and mountain community home.
Overview The energy efficiency advisor designs and manages energy efficiency, demand side management and demand response programs for residential and/or commercial customers in the District's service territory. Activities include, but are not limited to, day to day customer management, monitoring, and reporting of financial and energy savings, and contributing to the development of short and long term energy efficiency and demand side management plans. Develops and maintains relationships with both internal and external stakeholders in the political and environmental arena. Supports District renewable/alternative energy programs (i.e. SNAP) and promotes cooperation in efficiency and alternative energy programs with other local and regional entities.
Performs analysis and research to recommend effective District energy efficiency measures, technologies and activities designed to meet regulatory and District objectives.
Provides exceptional customer service assisting customers in selecting appropriate technologies or activities, preparing incentive or rebate materials, and providing technical support.
Enters or oversees data entry into tracking systems and monitors accuracy and completeness of records in accordance with compliance standards.
Manages vendors and contracts.
Participates in the development of short and long range plans and budgets.
Interacts with regulatory agencies and internal or external auditors.
Maintains relationships with other industry experts and participants through participation on regional forums and attending appropriate conferences.
Maintain regular and predictable attendance: Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. Comply with District policies. Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC). Employees with access to confidential employee records and information are required to restrict access from any unauthorized person, except on a need to know basis.
As an essential function, drive a motorized vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the District.
Reports To Manager - Energy Development & Conservation
Overtime exemption Exempt
Education Equivalent experience (year for year) may substitute for required education.
Bachelor's Degree (B. S., B. A.) in Energy Management, Business Administration or closely related field is typically required.
Equivalent experience may substitute for required education.
5+ years as an energy efficiency program administrator, conservation analyst, or as a knowledge resource in a public utility or a related industry is required.
Skills and Abilities A fully skilled incumbent will have the following knowledge skills & abilities:
Requires an in-depth knowledge of residential and/or commercial energy efficiency measures, building science, building codes, thermodynamics, and health and safety regulations.
Knowledge of financial evaluation principles such as B/C analysis, NPV analysis IRR analysis.
Knowledge of energy efficiency cost-effectiveness methods such as Total Resource Cost Test.
Ability to manage multiple projects and vendors.
Must possess ability to plan, develop, and implement residential demand-side management programs.
Must possess the ability document and track energy efficiency acquisition in Customer Information System with experience in PeopleSoft
Must have the ability and skills to provide exceptional customer service and be solutions orientated.
In addition, this position requires the ability to review, interpret and communicate clearly the impacts of proposed and existing legislation to a variety of audiences at all levels of management and customers.
Strong business and technical writing skills, interpersonal skills (both oral and written), presentation skills, and the ability to create and promote new concepts and ideas are essential. Requires ability to analyze existing and proposed programs to ensure efficiency and a focus on continuous improvement.
To perform this job successfully, an individual is required to have knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials; PeopleSoft Timekeeping/HR; Microsoft Outlook; Microsoft Word; Microsoft PowerPoint; Maximo Order Processing; General Office Equipment; and ability to run reports from CIS and work with administrators to develop and maintain tracking and compliance reports. Advanced skill required with Microsoft Excel.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under strict compliance related deadlines.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.
Safety - Protect public and employee health and safety
Stewardship - Acting on behalf of customer-owners, protecting public resources entrusted to us
Trustworthy - Competence, integrity, respect
Operational Excellence - High-quality innovative work execution
A valid driver's license is required for this position (verified upon hire). A valid Washington State driver's license is required within 30 days of employment.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. This should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.
Chelan PUD is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled). We value diversity at all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected classifications as defined by law.
EEO Law Posters can be found on the main Careers page in English and Spanish.
Chelan PUD will not be offering any work visa sponsorship for this role.
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)