The Denver Department of Environmental Health Environmental Quality Division (EQD) is seeking a Transportation Energy Program Administrator to oversee initiatives to promote fuel switching in the transportation sector, with an emphasis on electric vehicles. This position is critical to the success of Denver's climate, energy and air quality goals because the transportation sector is the number one source of air pollution and the number two source of greenhouse gas emissions within the city.
We are looking for a driven and entrepreneurial individual who has the following experience:
Technical expertise in transportation energy, including electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel cells
Deploying electric vehicle charging infrastructure
Knowledge of the relationship between utilities and electric vehicles, including grid impacts, load growth implications and utility investment strategies
Knowledge of charging infrastructure needs and funding models (private, public, VW settlement funds, grants)
Public fleet program implementation, policy development, and infrastructure deployment
Policy development and implementation, especially in state or local government
Federal, state and private grant research, writing and management
Critical thinking and problem solving
Partnership development among public, private, and non-profit sectors
Community outreach and engagement
We're looking for an individual who brings substantial transportation energy expertise, a keen understanding of policy design and implementation, ability to productively engage a variety of stakeholders from the public and private sectors, ability to network and collaborate with community organizations, demonstrated leadership skills and a genuine passion for clean, renewable energy, air quality, public health and the environment. We are also looking for an individual with a positive, energetic outlook who can push through barriers and implement programs and policies for maximum impact. The individual must have excellent communication skills and be a team player, willing to collaborate with a diverse set of stakeholders.
Additional Salary Information: ***Please pay attention to closing date at the link provided. Currently it closes Nov 8 at 1159 pm MST. It may get extended depending on the quality of the applicant pool.
Hiring range is 75000-95000 depending on experience.
Telecommuting is allowed 1x/week after probationary period is complete.
Denver's Department of Environmental Health's mission is to promote healthy communities. DEH is made up of five divisions. The Environmental Quality Division, where this position will be housed, seeks to 1) ensure clean air, land, and water, 2) manage environmental liability and risk, and 3) promote environmental sustainability and resource conservation.