Updated: March 31, 2015
Job Opportunity with Cook County
Position: Energy Efficiency Community Outreach Coordinator
Under the direction of the Legislative Coordinator I, leads the County’s energy/utility smart grid consumer education efforts. Develops the strategy, systems and processes for reaching goals to target outreach efforts encouraging residents to implement energy efficiency actions. Coordinates education efforts to describe the benefits of energy efficiency utilization to homeowners and businesses. Assists in the development of strategies and marketing of energy efficiency programs to educate consumers regarding energy sources. Recommends, creates and modifies program procedures, guidelines, standards and policies to achieve program goals and objectives. Determines changes contained in program policies based on consumer feedback. Establishes, manages and maintains strong strategic relationships between County departments, other governmental entities and non-profits. Serves as the liaison on behalf of the County for all matters related to the smart grid and energy efficiency programs which in some cases requires evening and weekend hours. Ensures the County’s residents and businesses are well educated on the availability of energy efficiency resources. Performs other duties as assigned.
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Updated: March 9, 2015
Job Opportunity with RENEW Wisconsin
Position: Outreach & Engagement Associate
RENEW Wisconsin is hiring an Outreach & Engagement Associate, a critical role to help RENEW Wisconsin achieve its mission. This individual will build relationships between RENEW Wisconsin and key stakeholder groups, as well as strengthen relationships with and build our membership. Our membership is comprised of businesses and individuals supportive of renewable energy policies and programs in Wisconsin. The individual will also lead and support various projects.
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Updated: February, 2015
Job Opportunity with Earth Wind & Solar Energy
Position: Solar Installer
Earth Wind And Solar Energy a leading Chicago-based Solar Energy Company is seeking installers to provide support to the project foremen of the installation team and aid in the successful completion and installation of photovoltaic, solar thermal and wind turbine systems. The ideal candidate will have some prior experience in electrical, roofing, and plumbing fields. Possess conduit bending skills, sweat copper pipe and must have an aptitude for mechanical integration of equipment and components. Experience and passion for the solar energy industry is preferred.
Responsibilities may include:
Previous experience in solar installations, electrical, roof work, general construction, or carpentry strongly preferred
Understanding/experience with electrical wiring of AC and DC systems strongly preferred
Experience with the safe use of hand-held and power tools
Experience working with all types of building materials - various roof types - stucco, wood, concrete, etc. strongly preferred
Ability to work in extreme environments; ie: hot sun, crawl spaces, cold days
Must be able to lift a minimum of 45 lbs
Must have a clean driving record and reliable transportation to and from work
All candidates to be hired must successfully pass a background check and drug
Must have knowledge of OSHA compliance standards or familiarity with formal
safety practices and equipment
Must have own hand tools
Please send an email to John Caravette, firstname.lastname@example.org, with your resume attached, as well as a paragraph explaining why this opportunity is a good fit for you.
Updated: February, 2015
Job Opportunity with StraightUp Solar
Position: Solar Sales Representative
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.
How to apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to Jobs@straightupsolar.com with subject line “Solar Sales Representative.”
December 15, 2015
Job Opportunities with Sierra Club
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.