Rochester Public Utilities, a division of the City of Rochester, Minnesota (pop. 115,000+), is the largest municipal utility in the State of Minnesota and is accepting applications for the position of Energy and Environmental Advisor, who is responsible for managing, with the commercial team, the energy services needs of over 5,000 key and commercial account customers. This position is engaged within our commercial community – acting in their best interests by providing energy consulting, innovative strategies and technologies, and project management that include responsibilities of energy efficiency design, new product development, selling conservation, proposal writing, contract negotiations, and supervising finances for energy projects.
This position will be proactive, responsive, and dependable in creating partnerships with our customers by listening and anticipating how we can best meet their expectations. They will be committed to providing the technologies and tools to effectively help our customers manage their energy and water usage.
Responsibilities also include managing the development, communication, and marketing of new and existing rates, energy services, conservation or Demand Side Management (DSM) initiatives, and renewables. These activities include: creating plans and budgets, rates, contracts, and special marketing. Work includes establishing, maintaining, and ensuring the appropriate interfaces with other businesses, trade allies, and administrative resources are in place to deliver the needed market research, communications, and regulatory and public affairs support to meet marketing goals and objectives.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, economics or electrical/mechanical engineering from an accredited institution or a closely related field of study; AND three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in application engineering, energy marketing, energy engineering, energy management or energy auditing, or as an account manager for industrial/commercial customers. A valid driver’s license is also required.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: $91,748 to $107,939, per year, depending on qualifications, with advancement to $134,923
About City of Rochester
The City of Rochester is Minnesota’s third largest City with a population of growing quickly. Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) is the largest municipal utility in the State of Minnesota, serving over 57,000 electric customers and 41,000 water customers in a 60 square mile service area.