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Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) seeks a Project Assistant to work primarily on two projects—the Solar with Justice project and the Energy Storage Technology Advancement Partnership (ESTAP). The Solar with Justice project seeks to encourage collaboration between state energy agencies and frontline community-based organizations to ensure equitable solar development. ESTAP is a federal-state funding and information-sharing project that aims to accelerate the deployment of energy storage technologies through technical assistance and co-funding partnerships between states and the US Department of Energy (DOE). The Project Assistant will carry out research and administrative tasks related to these projects.
This is a full-time position currently funded for one year. CESA has a preference for an employee who wants to work in the Montpelier, VT office once the pandemic fades, but will also consider candidates who prefer to work remotely. The position requires an undergraduate college degree, six-months relevant work experience, and knowledge of clean energy issues and clean energy technology. The anticipated starting salary is $43,000-$48,000, depending upon qualifications. To see the full job posting and to learn how to apply, visit https://www.cesa.org/about-cesa/employment-opportunities/.
About CESA The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) is a leading US coalition of state energy organizations working together to advance the rapid expansion of clean energy technologies and bring the benefits of clean energy to all. Our vision is to ensure that state-led efforts advance a just transition to 100% clean energy by 2050. Established in 2002, CESA is a national, member-supported nonprofit that works with its members to develop and implement effective clean energy policies and programs. CESA’s members include many of the nation’s most innovative, successful, and influential implementers of clean energy policies.
Adminstrative Services Officer I, II or III
SLOCOG SLOCOG is seeking a full-time Administrative Services Officer (ASO) to focus on developing and amending SLOCOG’s budget, maintaining the Overall Work Program document, and coordinating with Caltrans and others on grant reimbursements.
Volunteer Program Specialist
Ecology Action Ecology Action is seeking a Volunteer Program Specialist to lead all the Volunteer Program's initiatives. The Volunteer Program Specialist will lead the recruitment, screening, training, coordination, and retention activities of Ecology Action volunteer program, which engages approximately 350 volunteers and interns annually. The Volunteer Program Specialist will also be responsible for developing a strong pool of volunteers in Monterey County. The selected candidate will work with multiple program leads with over-sight for a number of sustainable transportation programs, focusing on encouraging students and workers to use sustainable transportation with a focus on biking, walking, and electric vehicles, as part of their daily routine.
Candidates based out of Monterey County and the Salinas area are highly encouraged to apply. The position is scheduled to run through June 15th, 2023, and continuation beyond this is dependent upon program funding.
At Ecology Action we are committed to diversity in our workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, persons with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQI+ persons are highly encouraged to apply.
Digital Climate Organizer
SLO Climate Coalition We are looking for an experienced Digital Climate Organizer who will work online to help build a diverse coalition committed to Central Coast climate leadership.
RESPONSIBILITIES ● Create, manage, and promote content and outreach material to place our organization at the forefront of climate action on the Central Coast. ● Research and compile opportunities for social posts that align with SLO Climate Coalition values and appeal across key segments ● Create email blast campaigns to inspire a diverse set of stakeholders to action. ● Liaise with community groups and other relevant organizations to increase our visibility throughout the region ● Research and suggest potential social media extensions: e.g., Instagram story highlights, LinkedIn/Facebook event listings, etc. ● Report on primary social KPIs (engagement, reach, etc.) ● Create and manage website content SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS ● Commitment and experience promoting climate and justice through social media ● Relationships with Central Coast climate/environmental groups are invaluable ● Effective use and knowledge of available and impactful social media platforms ● Ability to listen and communicate effectively, written and spoken ● Ability to work collaboratively ● Proficient in photo and video editing software such as Adobe ● Strong knowledge of web design principles ● Spanish fluency is strongly preferred We are seeking a co-creator who is a skilled copywriter with an eye for content, understands the voice and values behind climate action, and is excited to help build out an inclusive, an informative, data-driven approach to addressing the changing climate.
Climate Justice Organizer
SLO Climate Coalition We are looking for an experienced Climate Justice Organizer who will work in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County to help build a diverse coalition committed to Central Coast climate leadership.
RESPONSIBILITIES ● Developing and promoting strategies that place the Central Coast at the forefront of climate action ● Identifying and developing fellow climate leaders in communities throughout San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County ● Educating and mobilizing a diverse coalition of people — specifically inclusive of Latinx communities — in support of dedicated, local climate action and progressive statewide policy ● Demonstrate a fierce commitment to social, economic, and environmental justice ● Conduct group and one-on-one educational sessions with community leaders, elected officials and staffers, and external partners on a consistent and regular basis SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS ● Be a people-person, passionate about fostering genuine working relationships based on trust and solidarity with a diverse array of partners ● Relationships with Central Coast climate/environmental groups are invaluable ● Be highly proactive, taking the initiative on projects from conception to completion ● Prior work with senior-level executives, preferably in a nonprofit environment, to develop and execute plans and campaigns; ● Ability to see the big picture and think strategically while executing tactical tasks ● Spanish fluency is strongly preferred
We are seeking a partner who is passionate about justice for the communities most affected by the climate crisis, is deeply committed to equity, and understands the voice and values behind collective climate action.
Air Pollution Specialist
California Air Resources Board The Technical Development Section of the Air Quality Planning and Science Division is seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented individual to join a team of professionals who develop and implement the consumer products regulations to reduce ground level ozone formation, air toxics and greenouse gases. The Section also develops and assists air districts in the implementation of suggested control measures for area sources such as architectural coatings and automotive coatings.
The Air Pollution Specialist will work as part of a team to: conduct industry surveys to provide the basis for consumer product VOC standards and reactivity limits, toxic control measures, and greenhouse gas limits; conduct technical evaluations of consumer product emissions to determine the feasibility, cost, and environmental impacts of consumer product regulations, work with other CARB divisions to conduct product determinations and develop enforceable regulations; and develop and implement innovative strategies (such as Alternative Control Plans and Innovative Product Exemptions) to address consumer product VOC emissions. This position also leads and participates in public workshops, board hearings, and consultation meetings with affected industry, trade associations, environmental groups, researchers, air districts, sister agencies, and other consumer product stakeholders.
You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.