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May 18 / BARD CEP

Research Analyst, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy – Washington, DC

Organization: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Position Title: Research Analyst, Environmental Policy

Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: ACEEE seeks a research analyst for its Federal Policy program. The position provides a balance of research, analysis, and outreach on energy efficiency policy in the United States, as well as in other countries. The research analyst will coordinate and lead on research in project areas laid out below, which include both small and large teams of ACEEE staff as well as external organizations and energy efficiency experts. This person will also support research with ACEEE’s executive director, policy director, and other senior policy staff. The research analyst will be supervised by the senior policy advisor in the Federal Policy program.

Responsibilities: Project areas include:

  • Lead author of ACEEE’sInternational Scorecard
  • Federal policy, including helping to estimate energy savings and emissions impacts from proposed energy efficiency legislation
  • Regulatory issues at the state and federal level, including the role of energy efficiency in compliance with air pollution regulations and opportunities to advance efficiency through non-legislative action in federal agencies and state regulatory bodies
  • Developing policy fact sheets and helping to develop policy funding proposals and reports
  • Special projects (e.g., recent projects have focused on statistical analysis of the impact of energy efficiency on electricity consumption, natural gas policy and federal policies for promoting energy efficiency in buildings)
  • Working directly with staff in congressional offices to address requests for legislative analysis and answer technical questions

Qualifications: ACEEE seeks a quick learner with a background and strong interest in energy and environmental policy. This position requires someone who can work independently and is comfortable coordinating across different teams and subject matter areas. The ideal candidate will be poised and professional and have the skills and expertise to respond to inquiries from advocates, regulators, and policymakers at the national, state, and local levels. Additional qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Advanced degree or rigorous coursework in policy analysis, natural resources, and/or environmental studies strongly preferred
  • At least three years of experience related to the energy and environmental sectors
  • Experience with or sound knowledge of energy efficiency and environmental regulation
  • Understanding of U.S. agency rulemaking and federal regulatory processes
  • Highly analytical and detail-oriented with good spreadsheet analysis skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Superb organizational and project coordination skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills

How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to job_openings@aceee.org and use “Environmental Research Analyst” in the subject line. We do not accept phone calls.

May 17 / BARD CEP

Catskill Program Coordinator, New York-New Jersey Trail Conference

Organization: New York-New Jersey Trail Conference

Position Title: Catskill Program Coordinator

Location: Mahwah, New Jersey

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The Catskill Program Coordinator serves as the Trail Conference’s principal staff representative in the Catskill region of New York State (primarily within the Catskill Park Blue Line but including areas of any Trail Conference projects located west and north of U.S. Route 209.). It is important for the person in this position to work closely with the Assistant Catskill Program Coordinator, partners and volunteer leaders within the region to establish priorities in order to accomplish broad overall goals for the trail system.

Responsibilities: As a part of this process, the following activities will be required.

Partnerships
Create, maintain and further meaningful working relationships with agency partners and land managers at the municipal, county and state level and engage in planning processes of key relevance to Catskill trail users. Expand and support regular means of communication and planning with partners, volunteer and non-governmental organizations, including maintaining and improving regional collaborative efforts such as the Catskill Park Advisory Committee and the Catskill Park Coalition.

Volunteer Development
Pursue new sources of volunteer manpower to work with existing volunteers and focus their involvement by addressing training and resource needs in key project areas. The regional coordinator also cultivates potential volunteer leaders and familiarizes them with central staff support and trail management responsibilities. Oversee the management of the Catskill Conservation Corps as the portal for volunteer recruitment in the Catskill region.

Trail Development and Management
The Catskill PC partners with land managers and works with volunteers to maintain and upgrade trails and lean-tos throughout the region. The Catskill PC identifies training and recruitment needs by organizing and managing workshops, events, and communications.

Trail Protection
Work with agency staff and volunteers to review the policy and land access for the region, initiate a prioritized list of objectives, and represent the Trail Conference in working with partners and volunteers to assure that the high quality trail experiences are optimally protected and promoted.

Resource Development
The Catskill PC seeks out and develops sources for funding of regional projects and programs in coordination with the Assistant Catskill PC, Trail Conference central office staff and volunteers. This includes general outreach and recruiting volunteers and members as well as cultivating support from land managers, municipalities and other interested parties.

Information
Serve as the primary clearinghouse for information about Trail Conference-maintained trails in the region and to develop a communications plan.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Minimum of two years of relevant professional experience or five years of substantial volunteer experience.

Success working with volunteers, field staff, agency personnel, contractors, recreational users and other stakeholders.

Must be a self-starter, able to prioritize, to handle multiple tasks and projects across a diverse region, use good judgment and offer recommendations to solve problems.

Ability and willingness to travel and work a variable schedule including evenings and weekends.

Proficient using Microsoft Office.

The ability to hike on backcountry trails and perform physical trail work.

Valid driver’s license and insurance.

Reside within commuting distance of both Mahwah, NJ and the Catskill region.

Success in supervising permanent and seasonal employees.

Desirable Qualifications

Existing experience and relationships in the Catskill region.

Experience in natural resource management, outdoor recreation, landscape design, planning, public administration, environmental education or related field.

Trail design, construction and maintenance skills.

Experience in recruiting, training and managing volunteers.

Experience in community organizing and advocacy.

Familiarity with land use regulations and procedures in the region.

How to Apply: To apply, please submit the following items via email attachments (start all attachment filenames with your last name) to jobs@nynjtc.org: All application materials will be kept confidential.

A cover letter addressing why you are interested in this position, what distinguishes you from other applicants, and your interest and involvement in the Catskill region

A résumé

Three professional references

Your salary requirements or history

Applications missing any of these four items will not be considered. Candidate interviews will begin immediately and continue until an offer is made. No calls, please. Check the www.nynjtc.org/employees/ job posting to determine if the position is filled.

May 17 / BARD CEP

Program Manager, Alice Ferguson Foundation – Maryland

Organization: Alice Ferguson Foundation

Position Title: Trash-Free Potomac Watershed Initiative Program Manager

Location: Accokeek, Maryland

Dates and compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a competitive benefits package. A dynamic and collaborative working environment is among the advantages of working at the Alice Ferguson Foundation which features a beautiful work environment in a national park setting at its Hard Bargain Farm Environmental Center

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF) is seeking a Program Manager to oversee its Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative. AFF is an environmental educational organization focused on connecting people to the natural world, sustainable agricultural practices and the cultural heritage of their local watershed through education, stewardship and advocacy.

The Alice Ferguson Foundation’s Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative (Trash Initiative) is a leader in the metropolitan Washington DC region in addressing and studying the issue of litter. The Trash Initiative works to create lasting reduction of litter and waste in the Washington, DC region through public education, advocacy, market-based incentives and strong policy and regulatory efforts. AFF believes in building momentum and creating change by collaborating with local partners to ensure clean land, safe water, and healthy lives for the residents of the Potomac Watershed.

Responsibilities: The Trash Initiative Program Manager is responsible for programmatic management and supervision of Trash Initiative staff. The Manager oversees a variety of grant funded projects, including management of financials and deliverables. The Manager also provides leadership in keeping AFF abreast of current changes in litter prevention, waste management and reduction, and community based social marketing, and provides external leadership for the organization in relevant fields. The Manager aligns the Trash Initiative with the Foundation’s strategic plan and mission.

The Program Manager will ensure successful administration and growth of the Trash Initiative’s projects and events. Its main project is a public service campaign that is implemented on jurisdictional and community, grassroots levels. Key events include the Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup, a regional cleanup that serves over 14,000 volunteers and roughly 500 partners annually, and the Annual Potomac Watershed Trash Summit conference. Additional duties include advocacy work, including providing testimony, and facilitating collaboration among partners to address the region’s trash problem. The position is full-time with benefits, and will require occasional evenings and weekends. Applicants must have regular access to a reliable vehicle.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will be a self-starter with experience in programmatic leadership and supervision, as well as planning, implementation, and evaluation of programs. The Manager must demonstrate ability to build and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders such as county governments and nonprofits, with the goal of serving existing audiences while expanding the scope and scale of stakeholders reached. The Manager will have project management experience and a demonstrated ability to keep projects on time and on budget. The Manager must have strong writing and communications skills, with experience using spreadsheets and other programs to analyze and present data. The Manager should have experience in developing projects for proposal to funders, including concept, scope of work, and budgets.

The successful candidate will be able to work independently on a variety of assignments with minimal supervision; be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collegial, team-oriented, and entrepreneurial environment; and be able to work with high level constituents, including donors and board members. The candidate should possess strong organizational, research, marketing, and business process skills. The candidate also must demonstrate creative problem-solving and decision-making skills, flexibility, initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy and discretion.

Howt to Apply: Email cover letter with salary requirements and resume to HR@fergusonfoundation.org.

May 17 / BARD CEP

Industry Efficiency Program Intern, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy – Washington, DC

Organization: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Position Title: Industry Efficiency Program Intern

Location: Washington, DC

Dates and compensation: This is a 12 week internship starting June of 2015. The project will require a time commitment of 16 – 24 hours/week.; This is a paid internship.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2015

Description: The intern will conduct a literature search and participate in research on utility sector efficiency programs that mine big data, use information & communications technology (ICT) and/or data analytics to measure and evaluate energy efficiency measures. The research project will examine the potential of ICT to automate the reporting of energy savings and associated carbon reductions. This work may also involve interviewing representatives of efficiency programs and the firms that evaluate them. The final product of the research project will be an ACEEE research report that will be released to the ICT, energy efficiency and utility sectors. The intern will be listed as a contributing author on this report.

Responsibilities:

  1. Literature search of efficiency program websites, conference proceedings, and news articles
  2. Organization of information collected and development of bibliography
  3. Identification of and interviewing of people currently involved in the use of ICT in energy efficiency programs

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, preferably working towards an advanced degree in a relevant academic area.
  2. Interest in and familiarity with a range of energy efficiency policies and/or local level sustainability policies strongly preferred. Familiarity with energy-efficient technologies preferred, but not required.
  3. Strong internet and interview-based research ability.
  4. Strong writing and oral communication skills required.
  5. Self-motivation and ability to manage multiple assignments (as needed), work efficiently, and meet deadlines.

How to Apply:  Please send a resume with cover letter and brief (1-2 pages) writing sample to interns@aceee.org. Please use “Intelligent Efficiency Research Intern” in the subject header. We do not accept calls about our internships.

May 17 / BARD CEP

Policy Internship, National Renewable Energy Lab – Colorado

Organization: National Renewable Energy Lab

Position Title: Policy Intern (Year Round)

Location: Golden, Colorado

Dates and compensation: A student internship is available in the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) Integrated Applications Center. NREL is the nation’s primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. We have an immediate opening for a year round student internship in our Golden, Colorado office. The position would be part- to full time (30-40 hours per week) during the school year with the potential for development into a full time position during school breaks and in the summer.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is a leader in the U.S. Department of Energy’s effort to secure an energy future that is both environmentally and economically sustainable. With locations in Golden, Boulder and Washington D.C., NREL is the primary laboratory for research, development and deployment of renewable energy technologies in the United States. The NREL mission is to develop renewable energy and energy efficient technologies and practices, advance related science and engineering, and transfer knowledge and innovation to address the nation’s energy and environmental goals.

Responsibilities: The intern will support the research and technical assistance teams by providing research and writing providing summaries and potential policy impacts to state and local jurisdictions. Other tasks include supporting team members as they respond to technical assistance requests, through online research, data gathering, and primary research.

Qualifications: Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree granting program, or graduated in the past 12 months from an accredited institution. ; Internship period cannot exceed 12 months past graduation. ; Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.

Preferred: master’s degree student in public policy, environmental studies, engineering, quantitative methods, energy studies, international policy, or equivalent. Proven organization skills, familiarity with Microsoft Excel and SharePoint, and working within a team environment are highly valued in this position as well as an interest in supporting states and localities with meeting their clean energy goals.

How to Apply: Apply online.

May 14 / BARD CEP

Wetlands Intern, State of Massachusetts

Organization: State of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Position Title: Wetlands Intern

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Dates and compensation: $19.00 Hourly; This is a part time (25 hours a week) opportunity located in Boston with some fieldwork/travel. Anticipated duration of the internship is June through October 2015.

Application Deadline: May 26, 2015

Description: The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management seeks a motivated individual to assist the Coastal Habitat team on a variety of projects this summer with a focus on coastal wetlands. Applicants must be recent graduates with an advanced degree or be in the process of attaining a graduate degree in marine biology, environmental science, ecology, or similar field. Fieldwork experience and knowledge of wetland science, botany, and/or marine species of the northwest Atlantic is preferred.

Responsibilities: The Office of Coastal Zone Management seeks a motivated individual to assist with projects of the Coastal Habitat and Water Quality team including wetlands sampling and assessment.

Qualifications:

  1. Must have recently completed or be currently enrolled in a graduate program in marine. biology, environmental science, botany, ecology, or similar field.
  2. Enthusiasm for outdoor work in salt marshes and other wetlands.
  3. Familiarity with invertebrate and/or plant species identification.
  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills, works well independently and as part of a team.
  6. Ability to work outside in potentially rough terrain during irregular hours.
  7. Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

How to Apply:  Apply online.

May 14 / BARD CEP

Climate Vice President, Fenton Communications – New York

Organization: Fenton Communications

Position Title: Vice President, Climate

Location: New York City, New York

Dates and compensation:

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: We’re looking for a knowledgeable and connected climate/clean energy/environment communications professional with a head for strategy and passion for social change to lead Fenton’s Climate team. The ideal VP candidate has at least 7+ years of experience in communications, advocacy and campaign work. Communications agency experience a plus.

We Are: A pioneering social impact communications firm with 33 years experience working on some of the country’s most important social change movements. Fenton creates top-tier cause and issue campaigns for past and present clients like MoveOn.org, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Save the Children, The Sierra Club, Sungevity, Al Gore, the IPCC, DC Entertainment, Save the Redwoods, the Environmental Defense Fund, 350.org, NRG, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Johnson & Johnson. Fenton has 60+ staff in four offices in New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco.

You Are:

  • Committed to furthering society’s understanding of global environmental change and earth systems, plus clean energy technology and policy solutions.
  • Able to communicate complex technical and scientific information in clear, jargon-free language
  • Well-connected among climate and clean energy organizations and/or companies.
  • Intellectually hungry and eager to bring memorable, unconventional ideas to the table
  • A top-notch written, verbal and 140-character communicator
  • Experienced in client service, project management and budgeting
  • A persuasive presenter
  • An eagle-eyed researcher who leaves no stone unturned
  • Able to thoughtfully guide and manage thought-leaders and high-ranking experts
  • Fast on your feet, and able to manage personalities of all kinds above and below you
  • A politics/news/culture junkie who’s resourceful and adept at shifting gears in a fast-paced work environment
  • Committed to making the world a better place

Responsibilities:

  • Leading and developing a team of dedicated communication professionals including day-to-day supervision for assigned client accounts,
  • Management of multi-faceted communications programs with varying scopes of work and budgets, including oversight of work product quality and evaluating success
  • Writing and presenting comms strategies and plans in response to RFP inquiries
  • Generation of new business opportunties for the climate group and Fenton overall
  • Pitching prospective clients, funders and other potential partners or allies
  • Developing new accounts and campaigns with clients and funders
  • Collaborating with cross-office and cross-disciplinary teams
  • Monitoring client budgets for profitability, anticipating potential problems
  • Assisting in building firm-wide capacity of Fenton professional services
  • Maintaining in-depth knowledge of the clients’ business and culture, products and services, competition and latest industry trends
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key influencers in the climate, clean energy and environment world
  • Participation in talent management and retention leadership groups within the agency
  • Training and mentoring staff in developing the digital skills necessary to serve our clients
  • Writing great project plans and delegating appropriate tasks a clear and collaborative manner

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of agency experience
  • Proven record of developing and executing communications campaigns designed to influence the general public and decision/policy makers.
  • Successful track record managing projects, teams, tasks and deliverables to successful completion
  • Exceptional problem-solving and strategic decision-making skills
  • Proven history of high client satisfaction
  • Proven financial management and analytical skills
  • Strong team leadership and references who can talk to your mentorship and management skills
  • Demonstrated expertise using influence, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Juggling multiple tasks under tight deadlines

How to Apply: Please apply through our website.

May 14 / BARD CEP

Program Assistant, Climate Interactive – Remote

Organization: Climate Interactive

Position Title: Program Assistant

Location: Remote within U.S.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: Climate Interactive is looking for a program assistant to get our systems thinking tools and methods out to audiences to make a difference on climate change. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented self-starters who can be highly productive working remotely. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to addressing climate change, are readily able to distill scientific analysis into formats that are accessible to people without technical expertise, can learn and troubleshoot unfamiliar digital tools quickly, are strong writers, and can thrive in an environment that values independence, adaptability, and resourcefulness.

Climate Interactive has a small geographically dispersed team and the program assistant will have the opportunity to provide support across the organization, from media and communications to administration and research. This position will directly participate in Climate Interactive projects in the areas of global climate and energy policy, climate change resiliency, and urban infrastructure. In these areas, the assistant will take on projects and responsibilities to bolster these efforts and communicate their impacts to wider audiences.

This will often entail writing blog posts with project updates, creating webpages, and developing sharp-looking outreach materials, but will also include conducting research and literature reviews to support the team’s senior researchers and modelers.

Climate Interactive does not have a physical office, so this is a telecommuting position for people based in the United States. The position is approximately 30 hours per week and pay and benefits are competitive. The individual serving in this role is responsible for providing all computer equipment and software necessary for the position.

Responsibilities:

Communications (50%):

  • Creating content for blog, social media, newsletters, and other communications
  • Maintaining and developing the website
  • Supporting strong relationships with partners
  • Managing email contact database (MailChimp)
  • Creating and editing video and images

 

Research & Project Support (30%):

  • Gathering relevant information on climate and energy policies and impacts to serve projects on clean energy and climate resilience
  • Helping create support materials and online-infrastructure for various projects, particularly in the areas of clean energy and climate resilience
  • Completing miscellaneous tasks and responding to short term needs

Administration (20%):

  • Organizing staff travel logistics
  • Compiling expense reports

Qualifications:

  • Highly self-motivated, responsible, and an independent thinker
  • Experience in the climate, sustainability, or energy fields
  • Ability to telecommute during Eastern Time business hours
  • Excellent writing and editing skills for a variety of settings, particularly for distilling complex ideas to general audiences.
  • Strong attention to detail, but ability to see the larger picture
  • Well-organized, self-motivated, and efficient
  • Exceptional computer skills
  • Quick with website maintenance and development (WordPress, HTML & CSS)
  • Experience with video and image editing
  • Team player willing to perform a variety of tasks

How to Apply: Apply online.

May 13 / BARD CEP

Climate Policy Analyst, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Organization: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Position Title: Climate Policy Analyst

Location: Albany, New York

Application Deadline: May 22, 2015

Responsibilities: Analyze information, draft reports, identify data sets and tools and prepare recommendations related to development and implementation of climate change mitigation and adaptation programs. Provide content for internal and external communications. Specific areas of focus could include: vulnerability assessments to identify climate risks to state agencies’ assets and services; development of fuels policies to reduce emissions in the transportation sector; economic analysis of climate policies.

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s or higher level degree from an accredited college, or one recognized by the NYSED in one of the physical or natural sciences, environmental sciences, engineering, economics, or planning.

AND

Two years of full-time professional experience in the establishment of environmental policy; preparing or reviewing environmental impact statements; or preparing professional testimony for use in hearings or trials involving environmental matters.

A Master’s degree in one of the required disciplines may be substituted for one year of professional experience.

Reassignment – Currently in the title and an employee of DEC

or

Reinstatement Eligible – Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.

55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications above and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program.

A Bachelor’s or higher level degree from an accredited college, or one recognized by the NYSED in one of the physical or natural sciences, environmental sciences, engineering, economics, or planning.

AND

Two years of full-time professional experience in the establishment of environmental policy; preparing or reviewing environmental impact statements; or preparing professional testimony for use in hearings or trials involving environmental matters.

A Master’s degree in one of the required disciplines may be substituted for one year of professional experience.

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060
Fax: (518) 402-9038
E-Mail: personnel@dec.ny.gov

May 13 / BARD CEP

Energy & Sustainability Project Manager, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – New York

Organization: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Position Title: Project Manager, Energy & Sustainability

Location: New York City, New York

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, a preeminent comprehensive cancer center, is recruiting an outstanding professional to join its Facilities Management team as a Project Manager, Energy & Sustainability. Manage, coordinate, and develop essential energy efficiency projects, sustainability initiatives, reduction strategies and cost saving opportunities across the organization utilizing the collection and analysis of environmental data and by creating effective metrics to observe trends and further support initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  1. Responsibility Title: Energy & Sustainability Data Management

Responsibility Detail:

  • Manage and develop mechanisms to effectively gather, organize, and report utility and other environmental data from internal departments and vendors in ongoing manner
  • Interface with directors, managers, supervisors, administrators and their subordinate staffs to create effective metrics to demonstrate progress of each implemented project
  • Collect, track and validate monthly energy consumption data (electric, gas and steam) and water consumption data across the organization
  • Manage ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager for all tracked buildings and meters
  • Manage relationships with respective utilities, energy consultants, local and state agencies (NYSERDA, GreeNYC, Mayor’s Challenge, Office of Long-Term Planning & Sustainability, Water Board)
  • Benchmark MSK against the healthcare industry and other applicable sectors based on energy, water and other environmental data

Percent of time: 20%

  1. Responsibility Title: Data & Software Analytics Management

Responsibility Detail:

  • Identify an Energy & Sustainability Software Solutions provider to streamline all environmental data into single integrated portal. Data is to include, but not limited to, energy, water, waste, procurement, construction/demo, and food.
  • Create real-time dashboard to effectively report, distribute, and reflect current energy and environmental progress across MSK
  • Provide comprehensive data analysis, benchmarking and reporting of energy consumption and other environmental metrics across MSK; Analyze data to identify trends and monitor goals over time
  • Develop metrics to measure financial and environmental impacts; Analyze potential projects based on these impacts
  • Oversee demand response programs

Percent of time: 20%

  1. Responsibility Title: Incentive & Rebate Recovery

Responsibility Detail:

  • Identify applicable incentive and rebate programs (NYSERDA, Con Edison, NYSO Demand Response, Energy Star)
  • Manage all incentive and rebate application processes, ensuring projects are in compliance and within timeframe of applicable rebate programs
  • Manage and maintain tracking of incentive rebates, refunds, and other applicable programs and update Facilities Management of progress and monetary awards received

Percent of time: 15%

  1. Responsibility Title:  Project Management, Facilitation & Support

Responsibility Detail:

  • Contribute to development, implementation, and monitoring of various initiatives, including collaboration with staff across clinical, administrative, and research functions; Plan and develop data-driven outreach material; And provide appropriate data on initiatives’ status and goal attainment
  • Support Facilities Management departments in managing energy efficiency projects, incentives, rebates and tracking the energy and cost savings incurred
  • Manage and support essential functions of the Green Team related to energy and energy initiatives
  • Perform audits, as needed, to ensure implementation and maintenance of current and completed projects
  • Prepare and review project updates, as required

Percent of time: 15%

  1. Responsibility Title: Energy Efficiency Liaison & Project Planning

Responsibility Detail:

  • Identify energy efficiency programs and opportunities to reduce consumption; Assess and prioritize based on financial, environmental, and social impacts
  • Support the General Manager of Facilities Operations – Energy & Engineering in the planning and managing of current and future projects
  • Prioritize short-term and long-term energy initiatives based on data analysis
  • Develop, in conjunction with the General Manager of Facilities Operation – Energy & Engineering and Design & Construction team, a Master Energy Plan for MSK
  • Assist in managing and conducting retro-commissioning, ASHRAE audits and Local Law 84/87/88 compliance, as required
  • Research potential energy efficiency grants and other funding opportunities
  • Interface with outside consulting groups, as required
  • Assist in energy procurement, as requested
  • Support Plant Operations staff in management of their projects, as requested
  • Monitor energy regulations and carbon footprint requirements
  • Promote energy awareness among Facilities Management staff

Percent of time: 10%

  1. Responsibility Title:  Information Management & Reporting

Responsibility Detail:

  • Oversee and collaborate on various energy and sustainability reporting needs across the organization, utilizing relevant data to support and demonstrate progress
  • Manage all energy and sustainability-related information requests, including award applications, internal dashboard, external initiatives, and audits
  • Develop material and data for internal and external communications, including presentations, real-time dashboard as well as external sustainability website.
  • Maintain database of energy efficiency and energy projects across the organization
  • Develop material and data for internal and external communications, including website and presentations

Percent of time: 10%

  1. Responsibility Title: Gross Receipt Tax Utility Recovery

Responsibility Detail: Manage and maintain tracking of gross receipt tax recovery

  • Develop and maintain effective process for determining applicable square footage for gross receipt tax refunds
  • Annual reevaluation of the spaces applicable to the gross receipt tax (i.e. resale of patient services) and file the necessary paperwork to process recovery funds

Percent of time: 5%

  1. Responsibility Title: Professional Development

Responsibility Detail: Maintain and enhance professional growth and development through participation in workshops, seminars, and professional affiliations as well as internal training sessions to keep abreast of trends in the field of sustainable healthcare practices

  • Utilize skills learned to assist with quality improvement initiatives and implementation of best practices

Percent of time: 5%

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Minimum Education:  Masters in Energy Management, Environmental Studies, Sustainability, or equivalent

Minimum Experience: Three (3) to five (5) years of previous experience in data analysis, preferably with a focus on energy, environmental issues, and/or sustainability. Knowledge of energy efficiency and corporate sustainability trends as well as quantitative analysis related to sustainability metrics.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATE: Preferred: LEED Green Associate, LEED Accredited Professional, Global Reporting Initiative’s Reporting Process Certificate, Certified Energy Manager (CEM)

SPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent analytical and data analysis skills, including quantitative and qualitative data, with a strong attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite applications and internet research; advanced Excel skills required
  • Personable and professional communication skills, including verbal and written communication
  • Ability to lead meetings, participate in departmental meetings, and effectively communicate analytical information
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to make independent decisions and demonstrate a high level of initiative and proactive approach to problem-solving
  • Ability to work under deadline and manage competing demands
  • Exhibit sound judgment and the utmost professionalism in all aspects of the position
  • Ability to identify and maintain a high degree of confidentiality, when necessary

Consistently exhibit the company’s values in all interactions with associates and others outside the company

How to Apply: Individuals interested in this position should send a resume and cover letter to Robert Berninger at berningr@mskcc.org.

May 13 / BARD CEP

Seasonal Ranger, The Mohonk Preserve – New York

Organization: The Mohonk Preserve

Position Title: Seasonal Ranger

Location: New Paltz, New York

Dates and compensation: The position is seasonal from April through October.

Application Deadline: May 22, 2015

Description: The Mohonk Preserve, New York State’s largest member & visitor supported nature preserve, is seeking qualified people who love the outdoors to fill multiple Seasonal Ranger positions. Positions available immediately.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will patrol lands of the Mohonk Preserve, participate in emergency incidents such as Search And Rescue, vertical rescue and first aid, ensure public safety, resource protection, and quality of visitor’s experiences. Seasonal rangers will participate in land stewardship projects: trail maintenance, invasive species removal, prescribed burns, boundary patrol, sign maintenance.

Requirements :
• Experienced rock climber;
• Current First Aid and CPR certifications; Search And Rescue experience; Wilderness First Aid/CPR
• Must be able to travel long distances on foot and capable of carrying a minimum of 40 pounds;
• Knowledge of cultural, natural history, and geography of the Shawangunk Mountains and the Preserve.
• Interpersonal skills, including the ability for conflict intervention; sensitivity to needs of public; and courtesy to the public.
• Ability to communicate both up and down the chain of command and outside of the Preserve both verbally & in writing.
• Familiarity with all Preserve policies and procedures.
• Clean driving record and ability to pass Mohonk Preserve background check;
• Willingness to work irregular hours including weekends and holidays.
Some background in the following preferred :
Education or experience in recreation management, public safety, resource protection, environmental education, construction, mechanical skills, farming, forestry practices, computer skills (including GIS, Microsoft Word and Outlook or similar email application as well as Internet).

How to Apply: Please submit hard copy cover letter and resume by May 22 to:
Chief Ranger, Mohonk Preserve, P.O. Box 715, New Paltz, NY 12561. No phone calls please.

May 12 / BARD CEP

Frontier Fellowship, Archimedes Project – Various international

Organization: Archimedes Project

Position Title: Frontier Fellow

Location: Various international

Dates and compensation: Two-three months working in their chosen country; The fellow will receive a stipend of $5,000 which will include flight and room and board in country.

Application Deadline: Positions open until filled

Description: The Archimedes Project is recruiting aspiring change makers to spend two-three months working in their chosen country as a Frontier Fellow. The Fellow will examine the water and sanitation market, needs and customer attitudes, build local partnerships and may begin micro-testing business ideas. At the end of this period, the fellows present their findings to the Archimedes Project. Based on demonstrated aptitude during this Fellowship period, Fellows may be selected as Archimedes Project Co-founders with whom we would design and launch an enterprise.

Qualifications: Fellows must be connected to an Archimedes Project target country and be able to live there and serve as a fellow full-time during the fellowship period. They must meet the Archimedes Project entrepreneur criteria and be interested in co-founding a clean water or sanitation social enterprise with the Archimedes Project.

Who Should Apply? Anyone who has a deep commitment to improving the wellbeing of a country and believes that clean water and sanitation are key to that. We are looking for leaders who will with us to design, develop and launch the next generation of clean water enterprise. Enterprises that provide sustainable access while creating jobs. Key characteristics: A strong entrepreneurial spirit, creative intelligence, leadership and resilience.

How to Apply: Apply online.

May 12 / BARD CEP

Executive Director and Lecturer in Environment & Sustainability, Western State Colorado University

Organization: Western State Colorado University

Position Title: Coldharbour Sustainable Living Center (CSLC) Executive Director and Lecturer in Environment & Sustainability

Location: Gunnison, Colorado

Dates and compensation: Start Date: July 1, 2015; Salary: 12-month salary is commensurate with qualifications, ranging from $50,000-$60,000. Funding for the CSLC teaching reassignment is for two years.

Application Deadline: May 26, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled

Responsbilities: Coldharbour responsibilities include entrepreneurial development and management of the CSLC mission as a “common ground” for environmental education, cold climate sustainability and resilient land management experiments on the 300-acre Coldharbour property, Energy Smart programming for homeowners, and Local Farms First high elevation food distribution.

Acting as a bridge between Coldharbour and Western environmental education efforts, responsibilities also include teaching two courses in the academic year in Western’s MEM and ENVS programs; recruiting, supervising, and mentoring two Clark Environmental Fellows per year to complete Coldharbour projects as their graduate work, potentially serving as mentoring master’s projects toward career opportunities; and teaching an environmental summer camp for youth and an intensive residency for all MEM students each summer. Successful candidates would teach MEM courses in environmental organizational development and applied sustainability, using Coldharbour as a learning laboratory for the MEM and ENVS programs. Responsibilities also include: facilitating community partners across the region to advance the missions of CSLC and Western’s Center for Environment & Sustainability; and university service and professional activity.

Qualifications: Masters-level candidates with excellent organizational leadership and teaching skills. Preference given to applicants with Executive Director or organizational leadership experience and candidates with Ph.D.

Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to:

  • entrepreneurial approaches to organizational development and fundraising
  • collaboration among diverse stakeholder groups
  • interdisciplinary environmental problem-solving, focused on sustainable living
  • experiential and environmental education
  • online and blended learning
  • excellence in teaching and project/professional mentoring

How to Apply: To apply, please go to www.western.edu/jobs and use our online application (open the position announcement, scroll up the page and select the “apply” link).
Required attachments to your online application include a letter of application outlining your interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and academic transcripts. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable during screening. Official transcripts are required prior to employment.

In addition, send three letters of recommendation to:

MEM/Coldharbour Search Committee
Western State Colorado University
Taylor Hall 303
600 N. Adams Street
Gunnison, CO 81231

Or have three letters of recommendation emailed to Erica Boucher at eboucher@western.edu .

Please refer all questions to the chair of the search committee, Dr. John Hausdoerffer (jhausdoerffer@western.edu). Screening of applications will begin May 26, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

May 12 / BARD CEP

Energy Manager, Weber State University – Utah

Organization: Weber State University

Position Title: Energy Manager

Location: Ogden, Utah

Application Deadline: May 18,2015 (position open until filled, however)

Description: The Energy Manager will provide managerial and technical oversight for the Utilities Staff in the Energy and Sustainability Office. The incumbent in this position provides expertise in energy resource management to ensure identification, life cycle cost analysis, design, implementation and/or construction of energy saving and sustainability initiatives in order to meet University goals and objectives for energy management, carbon neutrality, and sustainability.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in physical sciences, engineering, business or related technical field.; Must have two years full-time work experience in energy management or sustainability coordination in a multi-facility or campus environment. Seeking applicants with:
-Strong analytical and computing skills (using engineering economics, spreadsheets, word processing and/or other software) to develop life cycle cost analysis, generate reports, develop cost-benefit analysis, and manage energy project budgets. Strong analytical skills are necessary to determine the best overall value of a proposed initiative.
-Ability to read and understand construction documents.
-Understanding of energy modeling and energy engineering standards.
-Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills are necessary as frequent communication with faculty, staff, students, and the local community is an essential requirement for this position.

Preferred Qualifications include:
-Master’s degree in engineering , business or related technical field.
-LEED Certification
-Additional industry certifications in the fields of energy, sustainability and facilities management (APPA, AEE, ASHRAE, AASHE, LEED).
-Professional designation of Certified Energy Manager (CEM).
-Two years supervisory experience.
-Four years experience performing data analysis and cost accounting.
-Working knowledge of design and construction practices, inspection, code compliance, and scheduling and estimation software.

How to Apply: Apply online. Required documents: Resume, Cover Letter, References. Screening of applications will begin May 18,2015. Position will remain open until filled.

May 12 / BARD CEP

Sustainability Coordinator, Swarthmore College – Pennsylvania

Organizaton: Swarthmore College

Position Title: Sustainability Coordinator

Location: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Dates and compensation: This is a limited term, 1-year assignment, though there is potential for the position to continue beyond the year.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices.

The Office of Sustainability is currently accepting applications for the position of Sustainability Coordinator. The Sustainability Coordinator’s time will be spent providing project management, research, and general support for on campus sustainability activities and coordinating with the faculty in the Environmental Studies program to support on campus and community-based learning opportunities in courses.

Responsibilities: Tasks might include researching and managing the design of new signs for waste bins; gathering data to complete the College’s AASHE STARS report and greenhouse gas inventory; compiling and evaluating carbon tax models used at other institutions and businesses; researching strategies for moving the campus closer to zero waste; organizing a community food jam; and helping to lead tours of the Crum Woods. The Sustainability Coordinator will also work very closely with the Green Advisors, the College’s peer-to-peer education program, including attending evening meetings at least once a month and assisting with events, trainings, and other activities.

Qualifications: Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree and demonstrate interest in social and environmental sustainability through previous work, volunteer experience, and/or academic study. Excellent skills in verbal and written communications, data compilation and analysis, and organization are also required.

How to Apply: Apply online.

May 10 / BARD CEP

Director of Communications, Silent Spring Institute – Massachusetts

Organization: Silent Spring Institute

Position Title: Director of Communications

Location: Newton, Massachusetts

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The successful candidate is one who thrives in a small, entrepreneurial, mission-driven environment. This individual must be creative, ambitious, and passionate about speaking to diverse audiences about breast cancer prevention, environmental health science, and the groundbreaking research of the Institute. The Director will work with our research team, development team, and consultants.

S/he will be a chief architect and leader of strategic communications initiatives.

In addition, the Communications Director will have the opportunity to contribute to our NIH-funded research on environmental health communications. For example, we have developed and studied innovative practices for reporting individual results to participants in biomonitoring and household exposures studies. The level of involvement in our communications related research projects may be a significant or more modest aspect of the position, depending on the interests and experience of the applicant.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a strategic communications plan.
  • Develop core messages that communicate our approach to environmental health and prevention science.
  • Build on our successful news media relationships, write press releases, and manage news media outreach when our research results are announced.
  • Oversee strategy and content for online media, including website, social media, and e-newsletter.
  • Oversee development communications, working with our excellent outside consultant to produce appeal letters, annual report, and other written materials.
  • Identify and manage consultants to contribute to communications programs.
  • Expand our audiences and influence.
  • Contribute to our research program on environmental health communications.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5-plus years’ experience in communications
  • Excellent, demonstrated writing skills and ability to translate science so that it is both compelling and accurate for lay audiences
  • Experience with new media and ability to stay abreast of evolving technologies and strategies
  • Experience successfully managing staff and consultants
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to handle deadlines, details and multiple projects
  • Must be a strategic thinker and self-starter with a proven ability to successfully drive new initiatives

How to Apply: Please send resume, cover letter, and examples of previous written work to careers@silentspring.org. Include the subject line “Director of Communications.”

May 10 / BARD CEP

Communications Associate, United Nations Foundation – Washington, DC

Organization: United Nations Foundation

Position Title: Associate, Communications and Writing, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

Location: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: May 14, 2015

Description: The Associate, Communications and Writing is a core member of the global communications team, leading major writing projects and supporting external relations of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance), a public-private partnership hosted by the United Nations Foundation.

The Associate will be responsible for producing a wide range of written materials for the Alliance. The Associate will also assist in the planning, execution, evaluation and management of communications efforts around global activities that further the Alliance’s mission of saving lives, improving livelihoods, empowering women and protecting the environment through the creation of a global market for clean cooking solutions.

The Alliance’s goal is for 100 million households to adopt cleaner, more efficient cookstoves and fuels by 2020, and an effective press, partner and fundraising communications operation is essential toward achieving that goal.

Working Relationships: The Associate reports directly to the Director of Global Communications for the Alliance. The Associate will join a team of two: a Director of Global Communications, and a Senior Digital Producer that oversees the Alliance’s web and social media channels.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing: Responsible for development of diverse written products, such as reports, meeting summaries, press releases, op-eds, statements, fact sheets, newsletter articles, etc;
  • Editing: Provides Alliance team with editing services on internal and public-facing documents, such as reports, speeches, presentations, etc.;
  • Media Relations: Helps build and diligently maintain an extensive media list that includes U.S. and international journalists, producers and bloggers. Arranges interviews for spokespeople, including coordinating logistics and briefing materials;
  • Monitoring and Tracking: Regularly tracks and documents, through spreadsheets and written reports, the results of external outreach activities;
  • Social Media: Assists in developing and implementing outreach strategy for social media to promote Alliance’s work and raise awareness about the sector;
  • Web: Assists with managing content on the Alliance website;
  • Media Opportunities Calendar: Help build and manage an up-to-date media calendar that tracks local, national and global events, news hooks and strategic opportunities to promote Alliance’s work and the clean cooking sector.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in international affairs, public policy, journalism, or communications, plus 3 – 4 years of experience in communications or public relations (including substantive internships), is required.
  • Excellent writing, editing, interpersonal, and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to quickly understand complicated subjects and summarize them in writing clearly and concisely
  • Experience with communications and public relations in international affairs field or setting is strongly preferred.
  • A keen sense of what makes and shapes the news, and the ability to make well-informed decisions in targeting appropriate media outlets and reporters.
  • Experience with tools related to media outreach, such as Cision, Factiva, Vocus and Critical Mention
  • A strong knowledge of new media including blogs, social networking and emerging online news outlets.
  • Knowledge of and passion for global health, gender empowerment, and climate issues is essential.
  • Attention to detail and adherence to deadlines.
  • Strong skills working in teams and across many types of organizations – collaborator; problem solver; relationship-builder; and strong inter-personal skills.
  • Able to engage in stress tolerance and resilience; possesses a sense of humor; be highly organized and open to learning new skills; demonstrates grace under pressure; and deliver results in a fast-paced environment.
  • A willingness to travel (up to 25%), and the ability to interact with people from diverse, multi-cultural backgrounds.
  • A demonstrated knowledge of global issues and the UN system, and an understanding of the UN Foundation’s mission, programs, strategies and goals.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle stress.
  • Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy.

How to Apply: Apply online.

May 10 / BARD CEP

Project Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean – Virginia or Maryland

Organization: Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean

Position Title: Project Coordinator

Location: Richmond, Virginia or Annapolis, Maryland

Dates and compensation: Salary range: $30-50,000 per year for this full-time position, and commensurate with experience. No medical or retirement benefits will be provided, however paid vacation and sick time are provided. Project Coordinator will be a self-employed contractor and is responsible for all taxes. Position is via contract with the Coastal States Stewardship Foundation (CSSF), MARCO’s fiscal agent.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2015

Description: The Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator. The successful candidate will exhibit the organizational, communication, and technical skills required to support MARCO and enable it to deliver products and services of value to the five member Mid-Atlantic States – New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.

The Project Coordinator works on behalf of MARCO and serves at the pleasure of the MARCO Management Board of Directors. This is a one-year contractual position with potential for renewal, pending funds.

Responsibilities: The Project Coordinator will play an integral role in working with the MARCO Management Board and Staff in advancing MARCO’s priorities to address challenges facing the ocean, and engage diverse ocean stakeholders and decision makers in meaningful participation in MARCO’s initiatives. MARCO anticipates that this position will consist of 50% administrative support and 50% project coordination and management. The Project Coordinator will report directly to MARCO’s Assistant Director. The Project Coordinator will:

  • Support Management Board calls and meetings, and stakeholder meetings and conferences, by setting up conference calls, taking and distributing notes, ensuring A/V equipment reservation and setup, developing agendas, making meeting packets, securing meeting logistics and travel arrangements (meeting venue, travel, catering, etc.), and processing travel and expense reimbursement requests;
  • Conduct research and analyses on a variety of ocean, policy, and planning issues to support the Management Board;
  • Assist in preparing reports, grant proposals and budgets, organizing and drafting materials, and tracking and monitoring budgets;
  • Maintain relationships with consultants and vendors to help support MARCO’s work, and maintain contact information;
  • Support the Executive Director by interacting with stakeholders to solicit feedback, input, and help build MARCO’s relationships;
  • Develop organizational systems to track team progress;
  • Maintain and update team calendar and website with basic text updates;
  • Perform related work as required.

In addition to the administrative tasks described above, the Project Coordinator will support additional MARCO projects depending upon the interests and skills of the applicant. Potential focus areas include: climate change adaptation, marine habitats (specifically submarine canyons), renewable energy, water quality, marine debris and the Mid-Atlantic ocean planning process. Please highlight your interest and relevant experience in one or more of these areas within your cover letter.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Skilled in office procedures, protocols, and standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets, and databases;
  • Experienced in meeting and conference planning and support;
  • Basic understanding of current and emerging issues in ocean science and policy;
  • Skilled in project management, including tracking project progress, timelines, and budgets;
  • Experience with maintaining financial controls and financial records;
  • Ability to work with confidential information;
  • Strong personal initiative, problem solving skills, creativity, and ability to work independently and as a member of a team; and
  • Collaborative, flexible, and self-directed work style.

Experience One or more years of experience in a program support role.

How to Apply: To apply, please send your resume, three references, a writing sample (not to exceed three pages) and a cover letter summarizing your experience and why you are interested in this position via email to: Kimberly Barber, MARCO Program Assistant, kbarber@midatlanticocean.org. Applications are due by Friday, May 15; however, the posting will remain open until filled.

May 10 / BARD CEP

Everglades Policy Intern, Everglades Foundation – Florida

Organization: Everglades Foundation

Position Title: Everglades Policy Intern

Location: Palmetto Bay, Florida

Dates and compensation: Internships may be paid or unpaid dependent upon skills, experience, and education. Most interns are expected to work a 16- to 35-hour work-week, Monday through Friday from June 15-August 15.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2015

Description: Through our summer internship program, the Everglades Foundation brings undergraduate and graduates students to our offices, providing the training and skills development essential for successful careers to continue the work of protecting America’s Everglades.

The work will primarily involve research, writing, and attending policy/advocacy meetings and events, with some administrative work (database entry, meeting minutes, filing, etc.)

As a result of participating in the program, intern will:

▪ Understand the policy-making processes in Tallahassee and Washington, D.C. and how policy affects Everglades restoration.

▪ Develop practical and strategic campaign development skills, i.e. the power of coalitions.

▪ Participate in efforts to communicate and apply scientific knowledge to real world policy decisions.

▪ Develop intellectual and professional partnerships with a cadre of non-profit environmental organizations.

Qualifications: Interns must be undergraduates, enrolled in a post-graduate program, or recent college graduates within a 12-month time period with relative experience, education, and skills. Program interns should have experience, education, and skills in one or more of the following areas: conservation biology, ecology, natural resources management cultural resources management, public policy, legal research and analysis, or political science.

How to Apply: For all internships with the Everglades Foundation please send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 page persuasive writing sample to Dawn@evergladesfoundation.org. by June 1 Please indicate your days/hours of availability in your cover letter.

May 7 / BARD CEP

Industrial Energy Efficiency Intern, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships – Massachusetts

Organization: Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Inc.

Position Title: Industrial Energy Efficiency Intern

Location: Lexington, Massachusetts

Dates and compensation: 40 hours per week for the period May 2015 through December 2015; NEEP offers compensation for this position or will work with candidates to arrange for course credit if preferred.

Application Deadline: Position open until filled

Description: The Industrial Energy Efficiency Intern position will support NEEP’s regional project to accelerate the market adoption of Strategic Energy Management in the Industrial Sector. This exciting position will focus primarily on Stakeholder Engagement, Market Research & Analysis, and Resource Development.

Based in Lexington, Massachusetts, this temporary position will work 40 hours per week for the period May 2015 through December 2015 with the possibility of going to a permanent position if additional funding is received. This position reports to NEEP’s Senior Commercial and Industrial Advisor.

Responsibilities:

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Assist in organizing and convening working group meetings and teleconferences
  • Assist in organizing and convening in-person workshop/Summit
  • Assist in developing Working Group agendas, materials, notes
  • Assist in developing Briefings and Presentations based on project activity
  • Participate in selected regional/national webinars

Market Research and Analysis

  • Assist in the development of a Market Assessment Report of Regional Industry demographics, Energy Efficiency Program landscape and energy, peak demand, and carbon savings estimates.

Resource Development

  • Assist in the development of Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Industry-Specific Strategic Energy Performance Resource Guide
  • Assist in the development of Industry-Specific Regional Expert Request for Qualifications
  • Assist in the development of web-based Industry-Specific Regional Expert Directory & Network
  • Assist in the development of recommended best practice regulatory policies to support comprehensive performance-oriented industrial efficiency

The Intern may take on other tasks based on Program needs and the Intern’s interest and ability.

Qualifications:

  • Candidate may be a student pursuing BA or MA, preferably in a related energy, environmental, public policy or business field
  • Some experience in energy or environmental program or Industrial work
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to research technical questions and conduct analysis
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to take direction, work independently and coordinate work with others
  • Proficient use of spreadsheets, word processing, database and internet tools
  • Ability to be an advocate for NEEP’s mission and vision

How to Apply: To apply please email a resume, along with a cover letter stating where you saw this posting and outlining your interest in NEEP’s mission, to Dave Lis, djlis@neep.org, with a copy to Bob McTighe, bmctighe@neep.org. Please indicate “Industrial Energy Efficiency Intern” in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please.