Green Job of the Day: Program Manager – Municipal Energy Finance Program (County of Santa Barbara, CA)

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Job: Program Manager – Municipal Energy Finance Program
Organization: County of Santa Barbara, CA

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.  The application deadline is March 8.

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The Housing and Community Development Department with the County of Santa Barbara is looking for a Program Manager to help implement and run the day-to-day operations of the new Municipal Energy Finance Program (emPower Santa Barbara County).

Essential Responsibilities

  • Implementing strategies necessary to ensure the successful start-up and management of dynamic public/private partnership programs with utility companies, cities, other County departments, trade industries, and community stakeholders.
  • Setting program goals and measurements and assuming accountability for program results.
  • Recommending and implementing broad policy decisions for the program, the work that is performed, and the expansion of services.
  • Overseeing the program budget development; balancing fiscal priorities; prioritizing and allocating resources within the program and coordinating resources with other programs and/or County departments.
  • Marketing and community outreach promoting how energy incentives can best result in communitywide economic benefits.
  • Working closely and providing guidance to internal and external resources on the development of the workflow and data tracking tools needed for internal processes and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction tracking.
  • Staying current with emerging funding opportunities through grants and other programs.
  • Investigating emerging technologies, techniques and building codes for conservation and generation.
  • Supervising and training support staff and other managers on eligible energy efficiencies, water conservation and renewable energy improvement.
  • Managing two physical storefronts that are open to customers that need assistance with the assessment financing application process.

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