City of Tucson

ENERGY MANAGER (#2066)

$28.21-$50.14 Hourly / $58,676.80-$104,291.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 817


General Description

Manages energy and anti-pollution programs and projects by supervising personnel and directing the operations of an energy section. Serves as an energy consultant and reviews major building projects to ensure City energy efficiency standards are met.

Essential Functions

Exercises regular independent judgment while performing the following:  

Regularly directs or supervises the work of at least two fulltime employees at the supervisor level in the section. 

Coordinates assigned supervisory personnel and their projects ensuring timely and quality activities for the benefit of the section, division, department, City and the community.  

Oversees the planning, implementation, direction and management of all functions and resources of the section to achieve the strategic objectives of the department and the City in an efficient and effective manner.  

Assists with the implementation and evaluation of department policies, programs, projects and procedures.  

Assists with implementing the department vision through section activities and leads the section to maximum employee productivity and morale through hiring, disciplining, evaluating employee performance, investigating and resolving grievances and other coordinating human resources actions.  

Develops and administers the section budget with staff assistance.  

Analyzes organization and community needs, analyzes trends, reviews statistics and opportunities, communicates to the department leadership of impending developments.  

Develops strategic partnerships and contacts with community representatives, external agencies, and other organizations to develop a sense of relevant issues facing our community and to respond as a representative of the City.  

Implements the values of the organization through example and accountabilities.  

Ensures that section operations conform with local, state, and federal governmental regulations and other applicable rules and requirements.  

Maintains technical or professional knowledge through such means as attending seminars, reviewing professional publications, taking classes and participating in developmental activities.  

Facilitates solutions to problems facing the department.  

Manages the City Solar Energy Utilization and City Energy Savings Performance Contracting programs.

Manages energy projects by coordinating the design and construction of various projects for City facilities, developing energy saving strategies, performing budgetary duties and securing funds, setting employee schedules, directing consulting engineers and contractors, and coordinating issues with end-users.

Oversees grant projects by applying for grants, finding grant opportunities, writing or participating in writing grants, and supervising the implementation of grant projects.

Ensures energy efficiency standards by reviewing plans for standards conformity, developing design and construction standards, and serving as a consultant to design consultants.

Performs related duties by monitoring utility filing, reviewing energy issues, keeping current on energy laws, answering questions posed by others related to energy, and participating in various committees.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 5 years experience in designing, implementing and managing energy and anti-pollution programs. At least 3 of the 5 years of experience in a Lead or Supervisory capacity in a related functional area.

“Lead” is defined as leading at least 1 full-time FTE in a work unit. It does not include leading projects, departments, contractors, interns, etc.

“Supervisory” is defined as having supervised at least 1 full-time FTE.       

Special Job Requirements

Certified Energy Manager (CEM) or equivalent -AND-

LEED Accredited Professional which are required within 12 months of hire

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Physical

Other Information

FLSA Status: Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 13

Occupational Group Description: Engineering

EEO Job Category Code: B

EEO Job Category Description: Professionals

Organizational Level: Superintendent/Manager

NCCI: 8810

Bargaining Unit: No Representation

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 2066; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;