Job Opportunity: Director of Energy Position

County of Erie
Notice of Vacancy

Department:                            Erie County Dept. of Public Works

Location:                                 Rath Building 14th floor

Shift:                                       7am – 3pm

Title of Position:                     Director of Energy Development and Management

Position number:                     to be determined

Job Group and Salary Scale:   Job Grade 15 ($60,956 - $80,699)

Minimum Qualifications:        As per job spec.  (Pending Job Classification)

A)    Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Natural Sciences Education, Environmental Planning, or closely related field; supplemented by five (5) years of experience in energy policy planning along with at least two (2) years of experience managing energy conservation projects; or

B)     Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree supplemented by six (6) years of experience in  energy policy planning along with at least two (2) years of experience managing energy conservation projects; or

C)     An equivalent combination of training/experience as defined by the limits of (A) & (B).

A Director of Energy Development and Management develops and administers an energy
conservation management program for County government, local municipalities, schools and other institutions; develops a comprehensive energy plan and program for the County, including resources development and management; prepares and implements energy conservation policies, practices, projects and programs; coordinates energy policies with economic development, land use, planning and environmental quality; maintains liaison with Federal and State government entities relating to energy; oversees the procurement of energy for the County and other Aggregate partners through the oversight of the Utility Aggregation; outline the organization's energy use, coordinating with all energy-using parties so as to understand their energy usage. Set benchmarks for organizational energy consumption and monitor their implementation; develop and apply strategies for improving energy efficiency and lowering costs, such as incorporating new energy-saving technology and minimizing unnecessary energy consumption; develop long-range plans for implementing innovations; compile, maintain, and file all energy reports, billings, and other documents required; monitor all facilities design and construction activities as relates to energy management; provide regular reports as to the overall effectiveness of the energy management program.

THIS NOTICE WILL BE POSTED FOR THE PERIOD 5/12/14 THROUGH AND INCLUDING 5/22/14.

Send applications with resume to:
County of Erie Department of Public Works
Robin Dmochowski - Personnel Clerk
95 Franklin Street, 14th floor
Buffalo, New York 14202