SALARY: $34.32 – $39.96 Hourly
LOCATION: 901 – 5th Ave, 19th floor, Seattle,, Washington
JOB TYPE: Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time
DEPARTMENT: Seattle City Light
BARGAINING UNIT: PTE, Local 17 – Professionals
CLOSING DATE: 04/28/14 04:00 PM Pacific Time
Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation’s largest municipally owned utilities. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle’s electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. The Conservation Resources Division of Seattle City Light provides energy conservation programs which are the most cost-effective, and environmentally-friendly mechanism to meet the energy needs of our customers
The Conservation Resources Division is looking for two (2) Energy Research and Evaluations Analysts who will complete a three person evaluation team in the Planning, Implementation and Evaluation group. Research enables City Light to stay on top of emerging technology opportunities and evaluation entails rigorous review, monitoring, and verification of energy program impacts and other information. These positions work under the general supervision of an Energy Planning Supervision.
The Energy Research and Evaluation Analysts plan, develop and conduct evaluations, and research, analyze, interpret, and presents statistical reports and evaluations in support of the energy conservation division’s programs and activities.
• Experience in study design and methodologies, evaluation procedure, statistical techniques, analysis and inference, database designs.
• Knowledge of statistical and economic analysis as well as research methodologies.
• Awareness and understanding of current and emerging techniques in energy program evaluation.
• Serves as project manager and conducts evaluation of energy efficiency and conservation programs. Plans and conducts analyses, and interprets, prepares and presents statistical reports substantiating evaluations in support of department programs and activities.
• Manage large consultant contracts. Define scope of work, coordinate RFP processes, participate in selection and manage the work of independent contractors.
• Significant computers skills. Ability to establish and maintain databases as well as using word processing, spreadsheet, and statistical software.
• Provides recommendations to modify and/or continue programs and regulations.
• Present finding in orally and in writing.
• Participates in planning committees and provides technical assistance as required.
• Interact with City, City Light and Conservation Resources Division Leadership and staff to assist with the development of new and innovative programs and delivery mechanisms and identify appropriate evaluation methods. Represent the Conservation Resources Division.
• Performs other related duties of a comparable level/type as assigned.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in social or behavioral science or in a related field involving research design and statistical analysis
Experience: Three years related work experience.
(or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience that provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
Certification/License: Washington State Driver’s License or equivalent mobility.
• Graduate degree in Statistical Analysis, Business Administration, Public Administration or thou field that provides experience in research and evaluation methods.
• Substantial professional experience in research or evaluation of energy efficiency or conservation programs, services or related areas. This experience is typically gained through five or more years of experience performing relevant progressively responsible assignments.
• Experience in study designs and methodologies, evaluation procedures, statistical techniques, analysis and inference, database designs, and recommendations to modify and /or continue programs and regulations.
• Awareness and understanding of current and emerging techniques in energy conservation and energy program evaluation.
• Significant computer skills. Ability to establish and maintain databases as well as using office products and statistical software.
• Ability to deliver oral presentation.
• Experience producing statistical and research reports, manuals, customer and program data analysis and annual reporting.
Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review.
Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/.