Full-Time Water Bill Savings Program Manager
The Regional Water Bill Savings Program Manager will work with the Bay Area Regional Energy Network (BayREN) to manage the design and launch of a regional model for the Water Bill Savings Program to expand program benefits throughout the Bay Area. The Program Manager should have the leadership skills to be an effective advocate for the Water Bill Savings Program; should have high energy, a strong work ethic, and the initiative to define and execute a new public program to increase community resilience through efficiency.
The ideal candidate will have many of the following qualifications:
- Experience with water and energy efficiency improvements and associated programs for single family, multifamily, and commercial properties
- Understanding of operations and priorities at municipal water utilities for water conservation, water supply, and water treatment, and how these factors relate to and enable or hinder the growth within the municipality
- Familiarity with various energy efficiency and project financing products (PACE, unsecured loans, On-Bill Repayment, On-Bill Financing, and PAYS®)
- Experience with public contracting and procurement for consulting and program implementation services
- Understanding of best practices in addressing equity issues in program design
- A desire to increase environmental and economic resilience throughout the Bay Area
- Enjoy working in a dynamic environment where professionalism, quality service and teamwork are highly valued
Education: Any combination of course work and training which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, a Bachelor’s degree in environmental policy, planning, or a related discipline would provide such an opportunity.
Experience: Work experience which would provide an opportunity to acquire the knowledge and abilities listed. Normally, three to five years of full-time professional level staff experience related to the implementation of similar programs demonstrating increasing responsibility.
This position will be based in the Sonoma County Transportation Authority (SCTA) and Regional Climate Protection Authority (RCPA) offices in Santa Rosa but will require travel throughout the Bay Area and ability to work remotely. Possession of a valid California driver’s license is required.
The Water Bill Savings Program Manager is an employee of the SCTA. As such, the Program Manager is entitled to those benefits provided by the SCTA and described in the Sonoma County Transportation Authority Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual including health care, retirement, paid holidays, vacation time, sick leave, and professional development.