Name and location of host site: National Center for Appropriate Technology - Helena, MT.
Title: SMART Schools Educator
Reports to: Energy Corps Program Director
Term of service: October 1, 2019 – August 28, 2020
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over course of service term. Roughly 40 hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.
Position Summary: The Energy Corps member will assist with outreach for the Governor’s SMART Schools Challenge Initiative. The SMART (Save Money and Resources Today) Schools Challenge is a program of the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) in Helena and is a voluntary competition between K-12 schools throughout Montana to increase energy efficiency, decrease landfill waste and improve environmental health of the school environment. http://governor.mt.gov/SmartSchools
The Energy Corps member will be responsible for enlisting schools in the challenge as needed; representing the challenge at public events and conferences, providing outreach, assistance and training to staff and students; tracking monthly reporting; end-of-year final reports and scoring; and planning the end-of-year symposium. (Approximately 25% of the members service hours).
The Energy Corps member will also work with Montana Department of Environmental Quality to help develop a strategic plan to become LEED Certified (the Lee Metcalf Building). Member will work with a team of DEQ employees and stakeholders to plan for LEED certification and work towards becoming a zero-waste agency. These will take approximately 25% of the members service hours.
Specific Position Responsibilities:
SMART Schools Program:
Benefits: This Energy Corps position will receive the following benefits:
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must create an AmeriCorps account and apply. You can create an account and explore AmeriCorps opportunities at: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/login.do
NCAT values diversity and encourages minority and women applicants to apply. For additional information about NCAT please visit our website at www.ncat.org.It is NCAT’s policy and organizational philosophy to ensure that all of our employment practices, including recruitment and hiring, are administered for all individuals without regard to race, sex, creed, color, national origin, age, religion, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.
Job Type: Temporary