What We Offer
The County of Ventura offers an attractive compensation and benefits package. Aside from our base salary range, an employee within this position will also be eligible for the following:
The Sustainability Division
The Sustainability Division is the program administrator of the Tri-County Regional Energy Network (3C-REN) with the California Public Utility Commission. The 3C-REN offers a variety of programs designed for regional integration and delivery of energy efficiency solutions that pilot innovative ideas and serve the specific needs of the Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo region.
Additionally, the Sustainability Division administers the Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance (VCREA), a JPA composed of public agencies working in collaboration to address good energy stewardship and sustainability practices in the region.
The Sustainability Division supports the County's commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and efforts to improve its environmental performance by managing the energy efficiency activities and responsibilities. The Division assists the Ventura County Board of Supervisor's representative to the Clean Power Alliance of Southern California – a Community Choice Energy Joint Powers Authority (JPA) that will procure alternative energy supplies to the residents of Ventura County.
Under direction, plans, organizes, and performs a variety of monitoring, evaluation, and reporting activities in support of the Sustainability programs and outreach; works with stakeholders such as contractors, homeowners, and partner counties to coordinate and monitor various energy-related programs.
The ideal candidate
Will have a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in business administration, energy management, sustainability, or other related field; knowledge of energy and sustainability programs and the ability to understand and implement energy conservation techniques and methods; and experience involving program management and administration. This person will also be a team player, a dynamic public speaker, and will demonstrate political acumen when dealing with various stakeholders and representatives.
Payroll Titles and Approximate Bi-weekly Salaries:
Program Administrator I: $2,277.05 - $3,188.18
Program Administrator II: $2,550.50 - $3,571.05
Program Administrator III: $2,670.19 - $3,738.63
Senior Program Administrator $3,000.94 - $4,201.72
Agency/Department: County Executive Office – Government Affairs, Water, and Energy
Program Administrator I/II/III/Senior is a Management classification and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Incumbents in the Program Administrator I/II/III are eligible for benefits at the MB4 level and the Senior Program Administrator is eligible for benefits at the MB3 level.
OPENING DATE: March 13, 2019
CLOSING DATE: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.
FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: April 3, 2019
Examples Of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
These are the entrance requirements to the examination process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.
Some (I) to considerable (Sr.) program support experience coupled with some (I) to considerable (Senior) experience in the fields related to the assigned program which demonstrates possession of and competency in technical knowledge of the program area.
Any combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs). Possession of the required KSAs may typically be demonstrated by one of the following combinations of education and experience:
Possession of a Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, energy management, sustainability, or a closely-related field with full-time experience in local government sustainability, climate change, green building, or a related area with the responsibility for planning, administering, organizing, and coordinating programs
Program Administrator I: One (1) year of recent, paid, and highly related experience
Program Administrator II: Two (2) years of recent, paid, and highly related experience
Program Administrator III: Three (3) years of recent, paid, and highly related experience
Senior Program Administrator: Five (5) years of recent, paid, and highly related experience
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of:
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