Full-Time Director of Energy & Sustainability
DIRECTOR OF ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY – Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) At-Will Position – (Salary grade: $124,602 – $182,603 annually, plus a generous benefits package including PPO/HMO.) Performs a wide variety of duties as department head for the Energy & Sustainability Dept. Serves as staff lead for regional energy, sustainability, and environmental programs to promote energy efficiency, air quality, recycling, water conservation, green energy, and other initiatives. Supervises staff and coordinates implementation of regional energy and sustainability programs, including Desert Community Energy, and the Inland Regional Energy Network. Serves under the direction of the Executive Director to provide support to the CVAG Energy & Environmental Resources Committee, the CVAG Executive Committee, Desert Community Energy Board, and other committees and working groups. The ideal candidate is comfortable taking initiative, is a creative problem solver, and enjoys working on innovative programs to advance energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance urban greening, and establish a sustainable future.
REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university preferably with a major in environmental studies/science, sustainability, energy, natural resources, planning, or a related field with a minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible and relevant experience.