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Commercial Energy Program Coordinator

Sustainable Westchester Inc

Sustainable Westchester Inc

Operations
Mt Kisco, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

Sustainable Westchester is a municipally-led shared service provider that delivers climate solutions to the governments, businesses, organizations, and people of Westchester County. Through its innovative programming, extensive relationships, and effective advocacy, Sustainable Westchester has been at the forefront of regional and statewide efforts to achieve a clean energy transition, conserve natural resources, promote environmental justice, and help member communities become more prosperous, healthy, resilient, and equitable. For more about the organization and its activities, please visit www.sustainablewestchester.org

Reports to: Commercial Energy Program Manager
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday

Location: Mount Kisco, NY / Hybrid (3 days/week in office, site visits as needed). Some travel is required.

Description:

The Program Coordinator will assist in the coordination and enhancement of the Commercial Decarbonization program. The candidate will have a strong interest in environmental issues and possess a working knowledge of commercial & multifamily buildings (functions, management, or development).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate webinars and in-person events.
  • Provide project management support to the department to help keep internal stakeholders aligned.
  • Remain informed of the federal guidelines and requirements including but not limited to the EPA’s National Environmental Policy Act, the Build America Buy America and Davis-Bacon Acts, and the Community Benefits Plan.
  • Provide technical assistance to commercial building owners, schedule and coordinate energy audits, on-site visits, vendor interviews, and other activities as required.
  • Assist the Program Manager with data collection, entry, and analysis in energy monitoring platforms such as EnergyStar Portfolio Manager, BETTER, and others.
  • Develop simple training materials for circulation to stakeholders.
  • Assist in developing case studies for completed projects, maintaining website content, and providing social media content to marketing department.
  • Maintain our CRM database of Heat Pump Manufacturers, Project Developers, Real Estate Developers, technical providers, municipal officials, trade groups, technical associations, chambers, Con Edison, and NYSERDA personnel (stakeholders).
  • Track nonprofits’ progress and vendor responses through CRM software and generate reports for DOE invoicing, coordinate with grant administration
  • Assist in grant applications as needed

Qualifications:

  • The candidate must have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and follow-up to work on the Commercial Decarbonization Program.
  • Familiarity with clean energy technologies such as heat pumps (geothermal, air source), building codes and standards, and/or Commercial Real Estate development experience, is preferred but not required.
  • We encourage candidates with Commercial Real Estate knowledge, experience and/or certifications to apply. (LEED, PMP, ASHRAE, or Commercial Real Estate Broker License).
  • This is an entry level position.

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Generous vacation time along with paid time off for Federal and Religious holidays each year
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Support of caring colleagues invested in each other’s growth, development and wellbeing

Salary:

$50,000 annually

At Sustainable Westchester, we don’t just accept differences of background, identity, or point of view – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our work, and our community. Sustainable Westchester is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, ideology, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and organizational need.