Under the general direction of the Municipal Utilities Director; the Utility Conservation Analyst assist in the planning, organizing, and coordinating of activities and programs related to energy conservation, water conservation, greenhouse gas reduction programs, state regulatory requirements related to the environment, and other customer service programs. The incumbent will be expected to exercise independent judgment and be able to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing.
The Utility Conservation Analyst must work closely and effectively with the Utility Director and other City staff to coordinate efforts related to conservation and environmental programs and regulations. From time to time, the Utility Conservation Analyst may provide direction and oversight to technical, field, and administrative support staff, which may include various consultants and/or contractors.
Required: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
Desired: Level I Water Use Efficiency Practitioner certificate issued by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) or Irrigation Auditing certificate issued by the Irrigation Association or American Public Power Association Energy Efficiency Management Certification.
Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible experience in conservation program management, including two years of program coordination and/or program management responsibility; OR
Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor degree from an accredited university with major course work related to environmental studies, public relations, business or public administration, or a closely related field, and three (3) years of water conservation, environmental program, or program coordination experience, including one (1) year in a lead role.
Retirement: Membership in CalPERS as defined by PEPRA. Employee’s pay the employee contribution on a pre-tax basis. City does not participate in Social Security.
Life Ins: $75,000 group term life.
Vacation: 10 days per year, increasing with service.
Holidays: Employees receive 12 paid holidays per year.
Sick Leave: Employees accrue 12 sick days per year.
LTD Ins: 100% paid by City.
Medical Ins: Dental and vision care insurance premiums for employee and dependents paid by City. Employee may choose from Kaiser, Sutter or Anthem Blue Cross for medical coverage. Employees pay a portion of the medical premium on a pre-tax basis for Kaiser and Anthem Blue Cross.
Longevity Pay: 2% to 6% additional compensation may be granted for 5- 25 years of service.
EAP: EAP Program for employee and dependents.