Community Energy Project Coordinator

Wallowa Resources Published: June 27, 2022
Location
Enterprise, Oregon
Skill Level
Mid Level
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Energy / Outreach / Advocacy / Program Management

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Description

Thriving rural communities need strong economies, wholehearted commitment to taking care of the land and water, and top-notch learning opportunities. Our mission at Wallowa Resources is to empower rural communities to create strong economies and healthy landscapes through land stewardship, education, and job creation. We accomplish this by working together with the community, partners, and you.

Overview

We are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Community Energy Project Coordinator. The successful applicant will work alongside the Wallowa Resources’ Community Energy Program Manager to support renewable energy (micro-hydro, solar) projects, administrative support and support campgrounds maintenance on US Forrest Service sites.

The Coordinator reports directly to the Wallowa Resources Community Energy Program Manager and indirectly to the Wallowa Resources Executive Director. The Coordinator works in partnership with landowners, renewable energy project proponents, funding entities and Energy Trust of Oregon.

Location: This is a full-time position in Enterprise, Oregon.

Qualifications

The following are desired to successfully perform the Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Technical degree or background in electrical, mechanical or related fields, or relevant technical experience and aptitude. Humanitarian Engineering degree or experience is recognized.
  • Project management skills, and experience managing and prioritizing tasks from multiple sources.  Experience working with multiple entities on a single project preferred.
  • Facilitation and meeting agenda setting experience with diverse teams to help the group successfully achieve collective goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Demonstrated knowledge maintaining and updating social media accounts/feeds with timely, relevant information and news.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Zoom, Google Drive.
  • Consistently demonstrate teamwork and positive day-to-day work relationships and interactions with staff, board members, members of the public, and community partners.
  • Willingness to live and work in a small town and remote, rural location required.
  • Familiarity with renewable energy projects preferred.
  • A valid Driver’s License, or ability to get one, and an acceptable driving record according to WR’s auto liability policy requirements.

Salary & Benefits 

  • $50,000 to $58,000 annually dependent on experience. Wallowa Resources offers excellent benefits and flexible work policies.

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply" below to email a cover letter expressing interest and identifying relevant competencies and experiences, together with a resume, and a list of at least three references.
  • Applications should be submitted (Attn: Joni Maasdam), or by mail at 401 NE 1st Street, Suite A, Enterprise, OR 97828 by 4:00 p.m., July 13, 2022.  
  • For more detailed information please visit our website.

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