Current Employment Opportunity

Energy Division Chief
Environment and Energy
1200 "N" Street,  Lincoln NE
Full-time Permanent
$23.11 -  Hourly
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM -- Monday thru Friday

The Energy Division Chief position manages grants and sub-grantees involved in weatherizing homes and businesses across the state, and grant and planning activities related to energy, air quality, and waste reduction.

• Manage and supervise staff and regional weatherization sub-grantees.

• Work with grant applicants and recipients and manage grant budgets.

• Maintain open communication with federal and state partners and internal teammates.

Any combination of training and/or experience that will enable the incumbent to possess the required knowledge, skills and abilities. A general qualification guideline for positions in this class is a Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration plus four years of experience in the implementation of state, federal or local energy programs or equivalent combination of training and experience.

OTHER: Valid driver’s license or the ability to provide independent transportation; Ability to travel overnight; Ability to maintain regular and reliable attendance.

Knowledge of: Knowledge of: energy sources, production, distribution and uses; state and federal energy programs; program audit procedures necessary to ensure proper program implementation; state and federal government structure; energy conservation techniques.

Skill in: communicating with individuals and groups with varying technical backgrounds to collect and relay information; listening to and understanding others; prioritizing workloads; managing various staff and section responsibilities; developing and managing federal and state grants; using analytical judgment to make decisions; public speaking and providing presentations.

Ability to: train, supervise and evaluate subordinate employees; ensure energy program compliance with state and federal regulations; coordinate energy program efforts with other division chiefs and other governmental entities; correctly interpret federal program guidelines; explain the purpose and methods of energy programs supervised.

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