Director, Community Clean Energy
Management Band 4
**POSTING AMENDED – JOB REQUIREMENTS UPDATED, JOB PROFILE UPDATED**
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.
An exciting opportunity to lead and contribute to clean energy initiatives in British Columbia
The Electricity and Alternative Energy Division is mandated to develop and implement legislation, policies and programs to support all forms of electrical power generation and transmission; and, to lead the decarbonisation of British Columbia’s energy systems through alternative energy resources and technologies, energy efficiency measures and programs, innovative market transformation strategies, and economic development initiatives with local governments and First Nations.
The Community Clean Energy Branch develops policy and program initiatives to decarbonize community energy systems through the implementation of clean energy projects in communities across British Columbia, including grid-connected local governments, Indigenous communities, and non-grid connected remote communities, each of which can involve significant negotiation of public/private sector financial agreements. The Branch is highly interactive with all levels of government, Indigenous Peoples and a multitude of differing stakeholders, including utilities, technology developers, consulting companies and non-government organizations.
The Director, Community Clean Energy provides direct and independent advice to Ministry Executive, the Minister and other senior ministry managers. It is a solution-oriented position that develops complicated partnerships with multiple parties in order to maximize provincial investments in high priority community energy technology programs and projects.
The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Nathaniel.Gosman@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience requirements as outlined below:
- Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Resource Management, Urban/Community Planning, Environmental Studies or other closely related disciplines. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Minimum 3 years of experience developing and administering community programs.
- Experience leading, coaching and supervising a team of multi-disciplinary staff.
- Experience in leading policy development and implementation.
- Experience managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders at a senior level.
- Experience engaging with Indigenous and civic communities, governments, utilities and industry representatives, particularly in a sensitive business environment, related to policy, program, and project development and implementation.
Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
- Experience with community clean energy policy, program, and project development and implementation.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.