Solar Net-Metering Program Manager
State of Vermont | Montpelier, VT
Managerial, administrative, policy, and analytical work for the Public Utility Commission ("Commission") related to developing, streamlining, and implementing the Commission's procedures for reviewing applications for solar net-metering certificates of public good. The net-metering program constitutes a large portion of the Commission's work. Work is performed with significant independence under the supervision of the Public Utility Commission Operations Director.
Who May Apply
This position, Solar Net-Metering Program Manager (Job Requisition #842), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Brenda.Chamberlin@vermont.gov
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
Duties are performed in a standard office setting. Limited state travel may be involved, for which private means of transportation may be required. Some work outside of normal office hours may be required. Interaction may be anticipated with individuals and groups expressing strong disagreement with Commission procedures and policies. Pressure from legal deadlines and workload is routine.
Juris Doctor or Master's degree in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Land Use, Political Science, Public Policy, or another related field
Bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Economics, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Land Use, Political Science, Public Policy, or another related field AND three (3) years or more of experience managing a program and directing policy or closely related experience.
Knowledge of legal practices and procedures used in utility regulation.
Experience with Vermont's net-metering program.
Experience managing a permitting program.
As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
- 80% State paid medical premium
- Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
- Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
- Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
- Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
- Low cost group life insurance
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Incentive-based Wellness Program
- Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.
Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier