Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Job Posting - Seattle City Light

Planning & Evaluation Manager (Mgr 3 - Utils)

$40.70 - $61.05 Hourly
City Light, Conservation Resources Division, 901 Fifth Avenue, Room 1814, Seattle, Washington
Job Type:
Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time
Seattle City Light
Bargaining Unit:
WSCCCE, Local 21 CL Managers
Closing Date
04/23/13 04:00 PM Pacific Time

Position Description:
Seattle City Light seeks a Manager to lead the Planning, Implementation and Evaluation group within the Conservation Resources Division (CRD). City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation’s largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served.  Since 1977, energy conservation has been the utility’s first priority energy resource, and the utility has been greenhouse gas neutral since 2006. CRD develops and delivers energy conservation programs and services to the entire range of customers served by the utility in Seattle and surrounding communities.

·         This Manager will guide a team of 15 professional staff responsible for assessing the utility’s conservation potential, planning for new and revised programs, researching best practices and emerging technologies, implementing vendor-delivered conservation programs, and evaluating program impacts and processes.  This position reports to the Division Director.
Job Responsibilities:
The Planning and Evaluation Manager will oversee City Light's conservation planning, evaluation and vender-related program implementation functions, including the following responsibilities:

·         Work with Division Director and CRD leadership to improve existing programs, develop new and innovative programs and delivery mechanisms, and identify and implement appropriate evaluation methods.
·         Oversee the development of CRD’s planning and evaluation framework to support effective program implementation. Establish and refine processes for long-term strategic planning, annual planning and budgeting, program evaluation and market research.
·         Supervise staff. Establish workload, set expectations and conduct performance reviews. Coach supervisors in their duties. Oversee and participate in hiring processes.
·         Manage the section’s financial resources. Create and implement the section’s budget, allocate financial resources, and contract for services.
·         Provide leadership for staff who implement vendor-delivered conservation programs. Oversee the contracting processes and assist with issues associated with the work of outside vendors.
·         Oversee preparation of Conservation Potential Assessment, establishment of I-937 conservation targets, participation in Department’s Integrated Resources Planning process, and preparation of CRD multi-year operational plan.
·         Oversee various planning, research, implementation, and evaluation projects. Create and standardize statistical tracking systems and reports as needed. Respond to requests for information, data and survey responses.
·         Maintain collaborative relationships with other City Departments, regional utilities and organizations, public interest organizations, and governmental agencies. Represent City Light and CRD in various organizations and forums.
·         Prepare and deliver reports and presentations. Attend meetings within the City and with outside groups.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering; Environmental Science; Statistical Analysis; or related field.

Experience: Substantial professional experience managing the planning, research, implementation, or evaluation of energy efficiency or energy conservation programs, services, or related area. This experience is typically gained though five or more years of relevant, progressively responsibility assignments, including at least three years as a manager or supervisor in a large, complex multicultural and diverse organization.  Prefer public sector work experience and licensure as a Professional Engineer or Certified Energy Manager.

Experience managing budgets and human resources including employee evaluation, assigning and monitoring work flow, and data management.

Certification/License: Driver's License or equivalent mobility.  
Additional Information:
Desired Qualifications: Master's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Environmental Engineering; Environmental Science; Statistical Analysis; or related field.

Ability to lead teams and supervise staff, ability to develop and evaluate short range and long range plans, ability to assimilate large amounts of data, either related or unrelated, to draw relevant conclusions, ability to exercise good judgment in evaluation and decision making, experience securing and managing large professional services contracts and ability to develop and maintain positive working relationship with internal and external contacts. Experience managing programs, budgets and employees.

Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review.

To Apply:
Please visit:http://www.seattle.gov/personnel/employment to create a profile by 4pm, Tuesday, April 23, 2013.

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