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Austin, Texas
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Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Environmental Program Coordinator

Posting Title Environmental Program Coordinator Job Requisition Number AE501918 Position Number 107717 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Customer Energy Solutions Minimum Qualifications

Education and/or Equivalent Experience:

  • Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field  related to Environmental Science, Life Science, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Public Administration, Business Administration, Planning, plus six (6) years of experience in a related field.

  • Master's degree may substitute for experience up to two (2) years.
  • Related experience may substitute for education up to four (4) years.

Licenses or Certifications:

  • None.
Notes to Applicants

This position supports the Energy Efficiency Services division by providing Customer Collaboration, Business Excellence and the Environmental component of the Austin Energy Strategic Plan. This position will support and lead in the development of programs, audits, quality assurance and technology solutions within Shared Services programs. As the primary contact for Shared Services programs the position will identify and implement opportunities to automate and streamline processes to decrease the cost of delivery while enhancing the customer experience. Identify and implement continuous process improvements within Shared Services focusing on Business Excellence. Gathering data and data analysis from the rebate processing system to provide as support to all EES programs. Participation in rebate and audit programs to support demand reduction which contributes to the City of Austin Climate Protection Plan and AE Environmental goals.
This position will perform professional level work involving research & analysis of a variety of routine/semi routine administrative and operational support duties in the area of project management, quality management, performance measurement, change management and business process improvement.
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Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as “see resume” will not be accepted. You may use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application.
The responses to the supplemental questions should reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information.
We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s).
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If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.
Candidates selected for interview(s) may be required to complete an assessment(s) approved by Municipal Civil Service process, Rule 4.
Written and/or field assessments, may be administered before, during and/or after the hiring process.
Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified.
Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.
Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends.
Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule.
The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check.
Must have the ability to read, write, and speak English.
Exempt employees are salaried employees and, except as provided, are not eligible for overtime compensation.
Non-exempt employees will be compensated for any additional hours worked when such compensation is required by law.
Please note that Austin Energy may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement.

Pay Range

$29.25 – $37.96


Monday through Friday.
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekends.
Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule.

Job Close Date
06/21/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 811 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with data collection and analysis
  • Experience with EECP or similar rebates processing system
  • Advanced skill level using Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Quality control, implementing and streamlining conservation program processes.
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
1. Serve as coordinator or liaison for interdepartmental and interagency issues and projects.
2. Communicate project and program information to internal and external customers.
3. Assist in management or resolution of interdepartmental and interagency conflicts.
4. Facilitate closure of litigated cases.
5. Negotiate permit and/or plan revisions with project engineers and contractors.
6. Develop/establish service agreements with other programs, departments and agencies.
7. Develop and manage contracts.
8. Manage and review environmental remediation plans.
9. Provide technical advice and assistance to City management, staff, contractors, and businesses.
10. Evaluate projects, programs and criteria.
11. Assist in the development and adoption of new City Code regulations, policies and procedures.
12. Assist in development of new/revised interdepartmental or interagency protocol or procedures.
13. Review, evaluate and recommend revisions to City Code, rules, policies and legislative bills.
14. Review, evaluate and recommend revisions to technical reports, studies and contract documents.
15. Review site plans, environmental site assessments and stormwater/effluent discharge proposals.
16. Evaluate existing conditions, collect samples, interpret sampling data, and develop corrective action plans.
17. Educate and conduct presentations to public.
18. Assist in the development of short and long range plans.
19. Prepare written reports, memoranda, letters, RFP/RFQ/IFBs and Standard Operation Procedures.
20. Assist in the development and monitoring of budgets.
21. Attend City Council, Board, Commission Meetings, etc. as a City/Department staff representative.
22. Respond to requests from the media.
Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of applicable processes, techniques, and methods.
  • Knowledge of city practice, policy, and procedures.
  • Knowledge of supervisory and managerial techniques and principles.
  • Skill in handling conflict and uncertain situations.
  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
  • Skill in using computers and related software applications.
  • Skill in data analysis and problem solving.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public.
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.
  • Ability to train others.
Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

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