Deputy Director of San Jose Community Energy

City of San Jose, CA Community Energy Dept.
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This position is open by promotion. Range $124,012 – $193,173+ ~ five percent (5%) in on-going non-pensionable pay.

This position oversees Customer Account Management, Marketing, Communications, Energy Programs, and Legislative and Regulatory Policy functions, and reports to the Director of CED.

Ideal candidates are passionate about the environment, driven, creative, with a desire to be part of making a significant difference in the community. Minimum qualifications include:

  • BS/BA degree in business, public administration, or related field.
  • Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience in senior-level administrative and/or analytic work in energy or utility expertise in a public agency, utility, or private company.
  • Experience managing a work unit equivalent to a major division within a City department or large company with knowledge of Consumer Choice Aggregation (CCA’s) in CA.

This role requires senior-level management experience, with skills building effective relationships, managing multiple teams, working effectively with staff at various levels of experience and expertise, and experience hiring and developing staff to build high-performing teams, resolving complex personnel and organizational issues. For more info. see SJCE.

Ideal candidates will bring significant customer development or sales experience including managing complex data streams and billing issues, managing a wide variety of customer types, such as residents, large tech companies, public agencies across the CCA, utility, and energy communities.

Experience leading strategic policy, identifying new opportunities and initiatives that provide significant value to the organization, and experience providing executive leadership, building effective coalitions, and advancing issues in the legislature or regulatory agencies will be most beneficial.

Strong candidates will have a professional history of complex project management experiences, demonstrating decision-making, critical thinking, team building, and communication skills.

Comprehensive employee benefits include: generous Personal Time Off (PTO), 14 paid holidays/year, Optional 457 deferred comp, Defined Benefit Retirement plan with CalPERS, City subsidized health and dental plans, FSA, Life, AD7D, LTD plans.

Qualified Women, Minorities, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Send Resume with cover letter detailing salary expectations and desire to and/or call 704.641.4417 for more information