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Utility Project Manager
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is currently recruiting for a Utility Program Manager (payroll title is Utility Energy Analyst).

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team making a significant impact in the local community.  Please note that this position is 36 hours per week over 4 days (Typically Monday through Thursday) but is considered full-time with benefits.  Please read on to learn more about AMP and this career opportunity.

About Alameda Municipal Power
AMP was founded in 1887 and is one of the oldest continuously operating electric utilities west of the Mississippi River. The utility has just over 35,000 customers, comprising approximately 30,000 residential accounts and 5,000 commercial/government accounts. As a community-owned utility, AMP has a much to offer its customers including the delivery of 100% clean energy (among the first in the nation to do so); rates that are 20 percent below the neighboring investor-owned utility PG&E; a power reliability record that’s among the top in western states; and a portfolio of customer programs offering generous rebates for energy efficiency, electric vehicles, and building electrification.

About the Division/Position
This is a dynamic time for electric utilities and AMP’s Customer Resources Division plays a key role in shaping the strategic direction of the utility. This division includes Customer Programs/Energy Efficiency, Account Management, Communications & Marketing and Customer Service – all working closely together to improve the customer experience.

As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to create and implement a variety of customer programs involving transportation electrification, building electrification, energy efficiency, demand management, community solar, and voluntary green power.

We are looking for a colleague with exceptional program management skills, attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and an interest in learning new skills to meet the ongoing needs of the highly dynamic energy sector.


Examples of Duties


Here are some examples of typical job duties:
  • Develop and implement customer programs that promote energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reductions, such as lighting and appliance rebates, electrical vehicles, community solar, and building electrification
  • Manage the nationally ranked renewable energy certificate-based voluntary green power program
  • Prepare requests for proposals, statements of work, and manage agreements with contractors and vendors
  • Develop and deliver workshops for the public
  • Prepare reports and presentations for the City of Alameda’s Public Utilities Board
  • Collaborate with the communications team to market customer programs
Position: Utility Project Manager
Organization: Alameda Municipal Power/City of Alameda
Location: Alameda,  CA 
United States
Salary: $105,846.00 - $128,656.00
Posting Start Date: 7/27/2020
Date Posted: 7/28/2020
Employment Standards


Qualifications to Apply
The Utility Project Manager requires a bachelor’s degree with major coursework in engineering, sustainability, energy management, public or business administration, or a related field with a strong background in the utility industry.

The Utility Project Manager requires five years of experience developing and administering utility energy efficiency programs and other customer programs for residential and commercial customers.

We will also consider an equivalent combination of education and experience that meets the stated qualifications.
Please click here to view the full job description.

Selection Process
Applications and questionnaires will be evaluated and candidates whose qualifications is evaluated as “best qualified” will be invited to an examination process.  The examination for this recruitment will consist of a questionnaire review and a structured interview panel.  The questionnaire will be administered via email after the application review process and the interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of September 7, 2020.

Highlighted Benefits
  • 4-day work week/36 hours per week
  • Employer-paid medical contribution covers premiums for you and your family
  • Employer-paid dental contribution covers premiums for you and your family
  • Generous pension program (CalPERS retirement)
  • Learn more about our benefits here 
The examination process may test for, but is not limited to the essential knowledge and abilities listed in the job specification and announcement and will be designed to provide a comprehensive review of each applicant’s technical knowledge and overall suitability for the position.  Qualified applicants will be notified of the exact date, time and location of examinations approximately two weeks in advance.  If applicants have not received notice at least one week prior to the tentative test dates listed in the announcement, they should contact the City of Alameda Human Resources Department at (510) 747-4900.

Candidates passing all components of the examination process will be placed on an Eligible List.  A list of names is certified to the department(s) having vacancies based on the type of examination conducted pursuant to the City’s Civil Service Rules.  Final selection will be made from the Eligible List by the Department Head subject to approval by the City Manager.  The Department Head may utilize additional selection procedures to make a final hiring decision, a thorough reference check will be conducted which may include a credit check and background.  The selection process may be evaluated and revised based on the number of qualified applicants.  Federal law requires that prior to employment, you must furnish proof of your identity and eligibility for employment in the United States, as required by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

E-VERIFY: The City of Alameda utilizes the Federal government's E-Verify program and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization, which includes showing a valid United States Social Security card at the time of hire (photocopies not accepted).

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE CREDIT: A job applicant qualifies as a veteran if honorably discharged from active military, reservist, or National Guard duty of at least 18 consecutive months within the past five(5) years of the date of application.  In case of discharge attributable to service-connected injuries or illnesses, the 18 months active duty requirement need not be fulfilled.  An applicant claiming veteran’s preference credit must attach to their application, a legible copy of their DD-214 verifying the type of discharge and date(s) of service.  NO OTHER DOCUMENTATION WILL BE ACCEPTED.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  The City o f Alameda encourages minorities, women and the disabled to apply.  It is the City’s policy that all aspects of employment and promotion shall be without regard to sex, marital status or disability (except where dictated by requirements of the position), race, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religious creed, color, national origin or age.  Qualified disabled persons must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.  No individual may pose a direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself or other individuals in the workplace.  Barring undue hardship, reasonable accommodations can be made in the application and examination process for disabled individuals or for religious reasons.  Requests for reasonable accommodations should be made in advance to the Human Resources Department.  Hearing impaired TDD (510) 522-7538.

The information contained herein is subject to change and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/26/2020
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Organization Information
Alameda Municipal Power/City of Alameda
2000 Grand Street

Alameda,  CA 94501
United States
(510) 747-4900
(510) 865-4043
Chris Low