|The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities.
DEP is seeking to fill a Program Manager I position in the Office of Sustainability. This position is responsible for the management and implementation of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other sustainability policies and initiatives to promote the goals of Montgomery County to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions and increase the use of renewable energy. The Program Manager will provide day-to-day organization, community engagement, and technical assistance for key programs, such as building energy benchmarking, energy financing programs, and other efforts directed to drive efficiency in the commercial and multifamily building sector. The salary range for this position is $58,958 to $97,655.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
The ideal candidate will have considerable knowledge of energy efficiency and conservation, and renewable energy programs and technologies, as well as experience with community-wide programs to help businesses evaluate options for implementing energy efficiency and renewable energy measures. Candidates should have demonstrated ability to effectively manage programs (from planning to implementation and evaluation), particularly programs oriented to promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy to commercial or business audience. A core component of this position will be facilitating outreach and effective stakeholder engagement, working with diverse interests, as well as translating technical and quantitative aspects of energy programs to the broader community.
This position will need to work independently as well as work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The ideal candidate must also be highly organized and detailed oriented, and have the ability to deal tactfully, effectively, and equitably with people.
An active, professional credential certification focused on commercial building sustainability and/or energy efficiency (e.g., Professional Engineer, Certified Energy Manager, LEED AP) is preferred.
Experience: Considerable (3 years) of professional experience in managing energy programs that involved community engagement and outreach within the commercial or multifamily sector.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education or experience may be substituted.
License: Possession of a valid Class “C” (or equivalent) driver’s license IS REQUIRED from the applicant’s state of residence
Montgomery County Government offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website, click on the “Search Jobs” tab, and then on the Job Search link “Available Jobs.” Read the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category. Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.
The requisition number is IRC38568
This Recruitment Closes July 31, 2019
All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position, which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Resume Preparation Tips listed under the “How to Apply” tab on the Office of Human Resource’s MCG Careers webpage.