Energy Benchmarking and Programs Coordinator Posted May 21
City of Minneapolis , Minneapolis, MN
As the largest and most vibrant city in the state, Minneapolis depends on purposeful, dedicated and innovative employees. The Neighborhood and Community Relations Department values the engagement of our communities for a better Minneapolis.

The City of Minneapolis is seeks a full time, experienced Sustainability Program Coordinator focusing on Energy Benchmarking and Building Energy Efficiency to join the City Coordinator's Division of Sustainability. The position will report to the City's Sustainability Director and work with other Sustainability Program Coordinators to effectively implement the Commercial and Residential Energy Disclosure Policies ensuring policy awareness and assisting building owners achieve the energy efficiency goals of the program. This position will also collaborate with the City's Environmental Health program on energy efficiency incentive programing. This position will also work with the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) and Energy Vision Advisory Committee (EVAC) to provide support and assistance on the implementation of the CEP work plan.

The position requires thought leadership and experience to develop and advocate for clean energy solutions to achieve the City's greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals. Also necessary are strong analytical, organizational, and communications skills as well as the ability to work independently and manage professional relationship both internally and externally.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage Commercial and Residential Energy Benchmarking and related annual reporting

Develop and implement an outreach plan for large building owners who are affected by the energy benchmarking policies.
Develop and implement an outreach plan to small- and medium-sized rental building owners who are affected by time-of-rent energy disclosure policies.
Manage the truth-in-sale-of-housing (TISH) energy evaluation program, develop and implement an outreach plan to realtors, homeowners and home evaluators who are affected by TISH policies.
Develop content for website pages and develop education materials.
Develop, monitor and measure environmental performance measures for benchmarked buildings and best practice studies.
Provide needed assistance and expertise to property owners in energy efficiency, financing resources, grant funding and utility programs.
Assist in coordinating energy policy and greenhouse gas inventories.
Manage and work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary project work teams on projects including drafting the project scope, scheduling meetings, completing tasks, facilitating meetings, garnering consensus on recommendations, and preparing reports/presentations.
Prepare and make presentations to groups, residents, and elected officials.
Act as a liaison to create policies, promote sustainability and participate in community-wide sustainability projects.
Participate in annual training and development
Coordinate with the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge, Urban Sustainability Directors Network, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance and other external coalition partners.
Work with and coordinate programs with internal department and city staff.

Working Conditions: Office and field


Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Building Science, Construction Management, Sustainability, Environmental Science, Urban Planning or equivalent.

Experience: Five years of professional experience, including working in sustainability, building energy efficiency, environmental management and outreach, and/or climate change.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience closely related to the duties of the position MAY be considered.

Applications are being accepted through May 24, 2019

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