NOTICE OF POSTING
POSTING DATE: January 13, 2023
RESUME AND COVER LETTER REQUESTED BY 02/10/23 VIA EMAIL TO email@example.com Position will remain open until filled
Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.
||Public Works Department (DPW)|
||Energy and Sustainability Analyst|
|Civil Service Position:
||Non Civil Service position
|Hours Per Week:
||37.50 hour workweek|
OVERVIEW AND ROLE DESCRIPTION
ABOUT THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE:
The City of Cambridge is a diverse and vibrant community that 120,000 residents of different ethnic, racial, religious, U.S. nationals and other backgrounds call home. Thirty-four percent of our residents identify as people of color, and thirty-four percent of residents' home language is one other than English. We take pride in our City's diversity and strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the community we serve -- one in which all employees can thrive. The City is also deeply committed to creating an environment in which all our employees are treated equitably and feel included. In joining our team, you would work in a workplace environment that advances and values antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion (ADEI), and that is committed to embedding ADEI best practices and tenets in all aspects of our work.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS:
The Department of Public Works is committed to providing dependable, high-quality services; developing a safe, healthy, livable environment; engaging the community and providing excellent customer service; and planning for a sustainable future.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
Reporting to the Fiscal Director, under the direct supervision of the Project Manager for Energy and Sustainability, this Energy and Sustainability Analyst provides analytic and program support for energy efficiency and sustainability projects in City facilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The essential duties of the Energy and Sustainability Analyst include advancing energy efficiency, greenhouse gas reduction and sustainability in DPW-managed facilities and operations and across City departments. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Data management and analysis - Oversee the tracking and analysis of municipal energy performance and greenhouse gas emissions reductions over a variety of platforms for both internal and external customers, including the development of enhanced tools. These include MassEnergyInsight, EnergyStar Portfolio Manager, municipal GHG tool and others.
- Responsible for various annual reports, e.g., DOER's Green Communities report, Cambridge's Building Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance report and others.
- Work closely with the Public Buildings division, facility, and fleet managers to maintain high-performing municipal facilities through ongoing monitoring of energy trends and energy management.
- Work closely with Municipal Facilities Improvement and other facility improvement teams to identify and track metrics for high performance buildings
- Assist with coordination and oversight of energy efficiency, Clean Fleet, and other sustainability projects
- Assist with project planning and implementation through grant writing and grant administration.
- New initiative development - Research best practices in energy management and sustainability and collaborate with facility managers and City workgroups to implement.
- May perform other related tasks as needed.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Bachelor's degree in a related field plus two years of related professional experience or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- The successful candidate should have in-depth understanding of issues related to climate change and energy including direct experience in energy efficiency and sustainability project implementation. Technical experience should include strong data and analytic skills particularly as they apply to energy efficiency, facility management, and renewable energy technology, policy and programs. Ability to work with a wide variety of people, coordinate projects, and achieve consensus. Excellent organizational, communication, computer, writing and analytical skills. Ability to work independently and take initiative a must.
- The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS, WORKING CONDITIONS, WORK FLEXIBILITY AND ACCOMODATIONS:
- Work involves frequent site visits, driving, walking, bending, squatting, reaching, and stretching.
- Work indoors is in a professional office setting.
- Ability to travel to meetings within the City.
- This position may be eligible for hybrid work under the City's new Telework Policy, depending on operational needs.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
SUMMARY OF BENEFITS: Health, dental and vision insurance; vacation, personal and sick days; management bonus; City employee commuter benefits (T-Pass reimbursement, Bluebikes membership, EZRide Shuttle membership).
RATE: $65,191 - $92,048/year + competitive benefits
Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and cover letter; external applicants submit your resume and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested by 02/10/23. Position will remain open until filled.
THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.