Sustainability Specialist (Energy) II/III
County of San Mateo
$40.45 - $54.60 / Hour
Are you passionate about sustainability, including issues such as energy efficiency, decarbonization, and water conservation? Do you want to contribute to a team of enthusiastic professionals, and be part of the changing ways local governments can develop and implement programs to help San Mateo County communities reduce greenhouse gas emissions from their homes and businesses?
The County of San Mateo's Office of Sustainability is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Sustainability Specialist (Energy). We are seeking one full-time Sustainability Specialist who can assist our departments, community partners, and community members to plan for and implement projects that reduce and manage energy and water use.
We want "sustainability champions" with experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are looking for candidates with excellent project management and communication skills to lead initiatives that empower our employees, community partners, and community members to take meaningful actions on sustainability. OOS is committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages candidates from varied backgrounds to apply.
Formed in July 2014 as a part of the County Manager’s Office, the Office of Sustainability strives to improve the sustainability of the County’s operations and the greater community through work in areas of energy and water conservation, climate change, waste reduction, and making our communities more livable. The Office of Sustainability identifies with the following values that guide its work: Empowerment, Equity, Collaboration, and Inspiration, and serves the diverse, multi-cultural communities in San Mateo County.
The Sustainability Specialist (Energy) will collaborate with the other county members of the Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) to implement energy efficiency, decarbonization, and water conservation programs to assist homes, businesses, and municipalities in San Mateo County in saving money and natural resources. BayREN is a collaboration of the nine Bay Area counties and is led by the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG).
As Sustainability Specialist (Energy) you will:
The ideal candidate for this position will possess these qualifications:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is one year of experience in the field of resource conservation which has included program implementation and coordination.
A competitive benefits package is associated with these positions. For complete information regarding benefits please click here.
FINAL FILING DATE: November 29, 2021
To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sanmateo/jobs/3299560/sustainability-specialist-energy-ii-iii-limited-term-open. Applications are only accepted online. Responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted in addition to our regular employment application form, a resume, and a cover letter. A resume will not be accepted as a substitute for the required employment application and supplemental questionnaire. EOE