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4526FT job - San Francisco Department of the Environment - Principal Environmental Specialist – Climate

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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    Dec 1, 2010
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      SAN FRANCISCO DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

      5644 Principal Environmental Specialist – Climate

      Date Issued: Tuesday, November 30, 2010
      Filing Deadline: 5 p.m. Monday, December 13, 2010
      Salary: Annually $86,138 - $104,728
      One Position Available
      Appointment Type: Permanent-Exempt

      Program Background: The mission of the City and County of San
      Francisco Department of the Environment (SF
      Environment) is to improve, enhance, and preserve the environment, and
      to promote San Francisco’s long-term
      environmental well-being. SF Environment includes Zero Waste, Toxics
      Reduction, Environmental Justice, Clean Air,
      Energy, Climate, Urban Forest, Green Building and Public Information Programs.
      Position Description: This position serves as a program manager level
      position in the City and County of San Francisco
      Department of the Environment (www.sfenvironment.com). Class 5644
      Environmental Program Managers work under
      the supervision of class 0962 Director position, coordinate a major
      program area, including supervising program staff and
      contractors; planning, organizing, directing, implementing and
      reviewing programs; and developing and managing
      budgets. This position manages San Francisco’s Climate programs,
      including Transportation and Energy programs.
      Positions in this class are assigned to specialties: this position
      combines Energy and Transportation duties. This position
      acts under general supervision, performs a variety of duties related
      to the administration and implementation of this
      complex climate, transportation and renewable energy programs,
      including initiating, implementing, monitoring, and
      evaluating programs.

      Supervision Exercised: Responsible for direct supervision of program
      staff, including hiring and performance reviews in classes 5642 Senior
      Environmental Specialist, 5640 Environmental Specialist, 5638
      Environmental Assistant, and interns.

      Examples Of Important And Essential Duties:

      According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified
      below are representative of the range of duties
      assigned to this class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

      Initiating, implementing, managing, and evaluating complex climate,
      renewable energy, and transportation programs;
      Manages and implements ordinances as required;
      Hires, trains, and supervises staff;
      Plans, supervises and implement Climate, Renewable Energy and Clean
      Air projects;
      Represents City at public forums, including those at the federal,
      state, and local level;
      Preparing grant proposals, strategic plans and annual program budgets;
      Monitoring projects and the work of contractors hired by the Department;
      Consulting with the private sector and government agencies on climate policy;
      Preparing and assisting with comments on regional, state, and federal policy
      Performing other duties as required.

      Minimum Qualifications:

      1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
      university, and seven (7) years of professional
      experience managing and implementing environmental programs. Four (4)
      years of this experience must be in one of the
      following areas: Energy, Climate and/or Clean Air. OR
      2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in public administration,
      business administration, environmental science or a
      closely related field from an accredited college, and five (5) years
      of professional experience managing and implementing
      environmental programs. Four (4) years of this experience must be in
      one of the following areas: Energy, Climate and/or
      Clean Air; OR
      3. Possession of a juris doctor or a master's degree in public
      administration, business administration, environmental
      science or a closely related field from an accredited college of
      university, and three (3) years of professional experience
      managing and implementing environmental programs in one of the
      following areas: Energy, Climate and/or Clean Air;
      OR
      4. Possession of a Ph.D. degree in public administration, business
      administration, environmental sciences or a closely
      related field from an accredited college or university, and two (2)
      years of professional experience managing and
      implementing environmental programs in one of the following areas:
      Energy, Climate and/or Clean Air.
      Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

      Knowledge of: Climate, renewable energy and transportation principles,
      methods, and programs; federal, state, and local
      environmental laws and regulations; governmental structure and
      operations; climate, energy and clean air programs and
      projects; government procurement and contract management.
      Ability to: Manage complex program area; design, plan, and work with
      budgets; motivate and manage personnel;
      communicate effectively both orally and in written format; raise funds
      and write grants; conduct research and analysis;
      work with public, private, and government agencies; utilize a personal
      computer, including word processing programs and
      spreadsheet software.

      Desirable Qualifications:

      1. Extensive experience in the design, development and implementation
      of climate, renewable energy and clean
      air (transportation) projects and programs.
      2. Experience working with diverse stakeholders in the private and
      public sectors.

      Application Procedure:

      Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being
      accepted through an online process. Visit
      http://www.jobaps.com/sf/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=pex&R2=5644&R3=057115
      to begin the application process by
      registering an account:
      • Click and select the desired job announcement;
      • Click on “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information;
      • Click on “I am a New User”; and
      • Follow instructions given on the screen.
      If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application
      process, please contact Claudia Molina at 415-355-
      3748 or via email at Claudia.Molina@....
      Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human
      Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th floor,
      San Francisco, for use by the public. The hours of operation are from
      8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

      Verification:

      All applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying
      experience, education, training, license, etc.
      at any point in the application, examination or departmental selection
      process. A copy of a diploma or
      transcripts must be submitted to verify the education requirement when
      requested. Verification of experience,
      when requested, must be on the employer’s letterhead and must show the
      name of the applicant, job title(s),
      duties, dates of service and must be signed by the employer. City
      employment may be verified by submitting a
      performance evaluation in lieu of other verification. Failure to
      provide the required verification when requested
      may result in rejection of application and/or removal from eligibility
      for referral and appointment in this class.
      Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain. The applicant must
      submit a signed statement explaining
      why verification cannot be obtained. Waiver requests will not
      automatically be granted, but will be considered
      on a case-by-case basis.

      Notes:

      1. Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted.
      Submitted documents become a permanent part of
      the selection process and will not be returned. The hiring department
      may require applicants to submit the same
      documents and/or additional documents at a later date.

      2. Applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation
      must contact Claudia Molina by phone (415) 355-
      3748 (voice), by email Claudia.Molina@..., or in writing to
      Department of the Environment, Attn: Claudia
      Molina, 11 Grove Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, as soon as possible.

      3. Per CSC Rule 114, Article VIII, Sec. 114.44: "Any person occupying
      a position under exempt appointment shall not be
      subject to civil service selection, appointment, and removal
      procedures and shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing
      officer."

      4. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986,
      all persons entering City and County
      employment will be required to prove their identity and authorization
      to work in the United States.

      5. Designated employees will be required to file Statements of
      Economic Interest.

      Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities are Encouraged to Apply
      We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer