Richmond, City of

City of Richmond, Virginia: Sustainability means we, as citizens, work together to meet the current environmental, social and economic needs of our community without compromising the ability of future generations to meet those same needs.

The RVAgreen Sustainability Initiative set triple bottom line goals to ensure that our residents can enjoy the highest quality of life possible while we improve our environment and enhance economic development and job creation opportunities.

Advancing sustainability makes our community more vibrant, economically competitive and resilient.

Richmond, City of Richmond, VA, USA
Oct 21, 2019
Description This class analyzes and coordinates the administrative and operational performance of programs and projects, typically involving financial or human resources functions. This class requires senior-level analysis with involvement in critical and complex programs and projects.  Incumbents provide advanced professional analysis, policy support, and program/project administration that requires independent evaluation and analysis of issues related to the performance of multiple tasks and decision-making. Work may include analyzing complex issues to facilitate and execute program/project decision-making; managing city-wide programs; serving on inter- and intra-departmental committees and task forces, and exercising independent voting authority; drafting and revising documents; overseeing financial transactions; performing complex financial analyses; preparing public relations and marketing materials and serving as department media representative; serving as a department liaison or official representative to senior staff, external agencies, and the public; managing events; researching, developing, writing, and editing complex reports and plans; preparing financial forecasts, reports, and budgets; coordinating and leading budget preparation; compiling and analyzing statistical data; overseeing and processing complex financial transactions; managing grants and contracts; conducting operational reviews; and preparing reports of findings and recommendations. As assigned, incumbents may serve as lead workers, assigning work and monitoring work completion for professional, paraprofessional, and support staff. Duties for lead workers include conducting performance evaluations, coordinating training, and implementing hiring, discipline, and termination procedures. Supervision Exercised/Received:   Exercised:   This classification typically does not supervises other employees.  This position may serve as a lead worker; Received:   This classification typically reports to a director or deputy director level; Note:   Other reporting relationships may apply. Example of Duties The Office of Sustainability is seeking to fill the position of Management Analyst, Senior.  The Management Analyst, Senior in the Sustainability Office provides advanced professional analysis, policy support, and program/project administration for municipal and community mitigation programs of Richmond's RVAgreen 2050 Climate Action Initiative that encompasses clean energy (i.e. energy efficiency, renewable energy, and energy storage), high performance buildings, clean mobility and waste reduction (recycling, composting, etc.). The position will report to the Program and Operations Supervisor. Equity is central to Richmond's climate action initiatives. This position will help ensure that the transition to a low carbon future is affordable, equitable and inclusive of frontline communities, low-income communities and communities of color. Duties include, but are not limited to:   Administering and coordinating municipal and community mitigation programs and projects; Providing analysis of complicated issues related to building data collection and energy use, evaluation of project cost and benefit, return-on-investment and payback; Preparing, writing, and updating various reports and analyses including benchmarking reports, technical and financial studies to measure effectiveness and outcomes of city and community mitigation initiatives; Preparing and presenting information as needed; Analyzing data to identify gaps between targeted and actual performance and generating solutions; Proposing monitoring and reporting mechanisms; Supporting and working closely with others to ensure accuracy of information; Serving as liaison to other departments and engages with community members to pursue implementation of municipal and community mitigation programs and projects; Presenting information, responding to requests, facilitating data sharing and reporting across city government and with community stakeholders to ensure progress toward established goals and targets related to municipal and community mitigation programs and projects. Qualifications, Special Certifications and Licenses MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:   Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, or field related to assignment; Four years of journey-level professional experience in area related to assignment, such as program/project management or management/policy/financial analysis; An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the classification. PREFERRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:   Experience administering projects and programs related to sustainability; At least one (1) year of experience working for a local government and/or public school in a sustainability capacity; Energy management related certifications or accreditations, including but not limited to: LEED, CEM (Certified Energy Manager), or BPI (Building Performance Institute); Experience working with public engagement activities; Microsoft Office Suite experience, specifically Excel; Valid Driver's License.  LICENSING, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:   None required  KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: TYPICAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: These are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.  Knowledge (some combination of the following):   Analysis and reporting of data Audit practices Basic accounting knowledge Debt and grant management Economic and accounting principles Background in department of focus EDI processes and guidelines Education and training principles English language including the meaning and spelling of words, composition, and grammar General financial reporting Laws, rules, and fines in and around ACH transactions Ordinances, government regulations, agency rules, and the legislative process Payment systems Payroll accounting Principles for providing customer service, including meeting quality standards for services and customer satisfaction  Skills (some combination of the following):   Analyzing complex issues Building budgets, expenditures, and revenue forecasts Communicating with various internal and external departments Drafting and revising documents Forecasting Managing multiple priorities and deadlines Managing program in focus area Overseeing financial transactions Preparing forecasts, reports, analyses for special projects, etc. Supporting various activities in area of focus Teaching and instructing individuals and groups  Abilities (some combination of the following):   Adaptability Analytical ability Decision making Multi-task Oral and written communication Problem solving Teamwork Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com !