Employment

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Are your looking for career opportunities with the Redwood Coast Energy Authority? Check our current open listings below and review the instructions on how to apply. Applicants interested in multiple positions are encouraged to submit a completed application indicating their interest in multiple positions. Please review each posts instructions, as separate supplemental forms may be required in addition to the application. 

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority is committed to a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity employer. RCEA maintains and promotes a policy of nondiscrimination and non-harassment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and national origin or genetic characteristic. RCEA strongly encourages people of color, women, and those who identify as LGBTQ to apply.

Executive Director

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director works under the general direction and delegated authority of the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) Board of Directors and is responsible for strategic leadership of the organization, including management of power supply planning and procurement, finance and rates, local energy and decarbonization programs, energy services and customer relations, strategic development, administrative services, and regulatory and legislative affairs.

The Executive Director represents RCEA on a variety of boards, committees, and commissions, and in public hearings and meetings. Additionally, the Executive Director provides frequent communication and maintains positive relationships with RCEA’s member agencies, customers, private businesses, regulatory agencies including the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Energy Commission (CEC), California Independent System Operator (CAISO), California Air Resources Board (CARB), California Community Choice Association (CalCCA), Pacific Gas & Electric company and other IOUs, and other key stakeholders. The position requires deep knowledge of the energy field, core programs, and public agency governance, as well as operations and business plans for the Redwood Coast Energy Authority and management of an organization of approximately 40 people.

To be considered for this position, please immediately submit your resume and cover letter to Christine Martin at Talent@TripepiSmith.com by Friday, July 19, 2024.

After the submission deadline, candidates will be screened for qualifications. If you require additional information or have questions, please contact Christine Martin at 949-993-6531.

Executive Director (PDF) 

Demand Side Management Analyst

The position is open until filled, and the first review date is July 8, 2024.

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is seeking a full-time program Analyst to support our Demand Side Management and energy program functions. The Analyst’s key functions include overseeing vendor solicitations and oversight, contract monitoring, analyzing reports, monitoring budgets and driving program performance.

Under the supervision of a DSM Manager, this role will support energy programs by developing goals and objectives, collecting and monitoring program performance data, developing strategies for improvements and meet stringent reporting requirements. The Analyst will also coordinate with consultants and contractors, perform individual and aggregated energy data analysis, and may work across multiple data tools and manage and develop databases. The analyst will work across multiple programs managed by RCEA, including those outside of the local area. Some travel may be required.

The application and supplemental questions sheet are needed for the completed packet.

DSM Analyst Job Description (PDF) 

Supplemental Questions (PDF) 

RCEA Employment Application

Download, fill out, and sign the Employment Application below.  Be sure to submit a complete application package by following all application procedures as described in the Introduction and Application Instructions listed for each position.  Incomplete application packages are subject to immediate disqualification.

Application for Employment (PDF)

Vaccination Requirement

Due to the close contact these roles will have with RCEA staff in the office setting, documentation of vaccination against the coronavirus is a condition of employment. Applicants who seek reasonable accommodation for this requirement, based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief should contact RCEA’s Human Resources staff at email hr@redwoodenergy.org or 707 269-1700.

Employee Compensation

As a Joint Powers Agency, the organization has salary and compensation information posted on the State Controller’s Government Compensation in California website in accordance with Assembly Bill 2040.

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