GREEN JOBS and OPPORTUNITIES


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If you have a position to fill, send a posting (including a brief description, contact information, qualifications, and application deadline) to: contactisea@illinoissolar.org

January 14, 2016

Job Opportunity with Carpenter Lipps & Leland LLP

Job Description: Special Projects Coordinator


The Special Projects Coordinator is a member of the Public Policy and Government Relations Group. The Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for research, client services, and administrative support for the Illinois Public Policy Group. The Special Projects Coordinator is also expected to provide administrative support to the Litigation Group. This position provides a unique platform for developing and expanding knowledge of government, public policy, and the political process.


Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research on behalf of Public Policy clients;
  • Assist the Head of the Illinois Public Policy Group with business development;
  • Work with the Illinois Public Policy Group to develop strategies to achieve clients goals;
  • Track and research legislation;
  • Provide administrative support to the Illinois Public Policy Group; and,
  • Provide administrative support to the Litigation Group.

Qualifications:

  • College degree required.
  • Exposure to, or a background in, public policy, campaigns, or government is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Has a great deal of intellectual curiosity and the ability to work with clients in varied and complex fields.
  • Very strong organizational skills.
  • Self motivator who is able to quickly adapt to changing circumstances.

Reply: Please send resume by email to John Kamis at Kamis@CarpenterLipps.com


December 15, 2015

Job Opportunities with Sierra Club

Job Description:


Sierra Club Illinois is currently hiring for three organizing positions to help build grassroots power for the environmental movement in Illinois. 


Organizers will be responsible for recruiting, engaging, and motivating volunteers to be leaders to achieve our conservation goals in the state. Candidates should be passionate about social justice, clean energy and climate action, and eager to engage in moving people to action and building the environmental movement. 

 

Candidates for the conservation organizer and Beyond Coal organizer should have at least 1 year experience organizing and working with volunteers. Candidates for the organizing apprenticeship must be within 12 months of receiving a degree. 

 

The Sierra Club is the nations oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization. For more information and to apply please click the above links. Sierra Club is an equal opportunity employer. 



Updated: November, 2015

Job Opportunity with StraightUp Solar

Position: Solar Sales Representative

Job Description:

StraightUp Solar is seeking a solar sales representative to generate sales of residential and commercial solar electric systems. A primary responsibility will be performing sales onsites and appointments at homes and businesses from pre-qualified leads. In addition, the sales representative will also have the responsibility of generating leads with the assistance of StraightIUp Solar's Business Development Department. The position is based out of the Overland, MO headquarters and the representative's sales territory includes Southwest Illinois and eastern Missouri, with possible expansion to other territories. 


Qualifications:

  • At least 2-3 years in sales, required
  • Background in solar, other clean technologies, roofing or construction, preferred
  • Ability to calculate key financial metrics
  • Consistently achieve sales quota
  • Competency of the use of Gmail, Word, Excel, and a CRM
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deliver a high level of customer service
  • Must be able to work weekends on occasion
  • Must be very organized, self-motivated, and able to meet aggressive timelines
  • Develop and maintain a strong referral network of satisfied customers that refer friends and family to StraightUp Solar

How to apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@straightupsolar.com with subject line “Solar Sales Representative.”


 

Supporters

 American Solar Energy Society

 

 ISEA Business Members

 

 

Other Opportunities 

 American Council On Renewable Energy

 

 Environmental Law and Policy Center

 

 Midwest Renewable Energy Association

 

 Renewableenergyworld.com


 Solar  Energy industries Association Job Board

 

 Solar Electric Power Association Job Board

Location: Chicago

Brief Summary

The Incentive Coordinator tracks incentive programs and energy policies at a national and state level. This individual is responsible for submitting and securing incentives. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright individual with superior organizational skills and an interest in energy policy.

Key Responsibilities

  • ·       Ensures completion of incentive application process by informing and collecting required application information from internal departments
  • ·       Provides company and project information to external incentive administrators
  • ·       Informs internal teams of approaching application deadlines
  • ·       Registers projects with various state authorities and manages the compliance filing process
  • ·       Works with the Project Management team to track project progress and meet incentive contract deadlines
  • ·       Manages SoCore’s installer registration processes
  • ·       Works with Policy team to improve and document processes
  • ·       Assists Policy Analysts with incentive research on new opportunities
  • ·       Assists Business Development team with special projects related to community solar and virtual net metering opportunities
  •  

 Core Competencies

  • ·       Shows attention to detail
  • ·       Proves concrete organization
  • ·       Is consistent and reliable
  • ·       Manages time efficiently
  • ·       Is a team player
  • ·       Displays willingness to help others
  • ·       Effective communicator
  •  

Requirements

  • ·       Bachelor’s in Policy, Political Science, Environmental Science or related field
  • ·       1 years’ work or internship experience in a similar position
  • ·       Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • ·       Experience operating with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment
  • ·       CRM experience is a plus
  • ·       Energy and utility experience is a plus

Apply

Please submit your online application by following this link: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oLkv0fwk&s=ISEA_Green_Jobs_&_Opportunities

Location: Chicago

Brief Summary

The Incentive Coordinator tracks incentive programs and energy policies at a national and state level. This individual is responsible for submitting and securing incentives. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright individual with superior organizational skills and an interest in energy policy.

Key Responsibilities

  • ·       Ensures completion of incentive application process by informing and collecting required application information from internal departments
  • ·       Provides company and project information to external incentive administrators
  • ·       Informs internal teams of approaching application deadlines
  • ·       Registers projects with various state authorities and manages the compliance filing process
  • ·       Works with the Project Management team to track project progress and meet incentive contract deadlines
  • ·       Manages SoCore’s installer registration processes
  • ·       Works with Policy team to improve and document processes
  • ·       Assists Policy Analysts with incentive research on new opportunities
  • ·       Assists Business Development team with special projects related to community solar and virtual net metering opportunities
  •  

 Core Competencies

  • ·       Shows attention to detail
  • ·       Proves concrete organization
  • ·       Is consistent and reliable
  • ·       Manages time efficiently
  • ·       Is a team player
  • ·       Displays willingness to help others
  • ·       Effective communicator
  •  

Requirements

  • ·       Bachelor’s in Policy, Political Science, Environmental Science or related field
  • ·       1 years’ work or internship experience in a similar position
  • ·       Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • ·       Experience operating with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment
  • ·       CRM experience is a plus
  • ·       Energy and utility experience is a plus

Apply

Please submit your online application by following this link: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oLkv0fwk&s=ISEA_Green_Jobs_&_Opportunities

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