Environmental Sustainability Program Coordinator-EV Infra.
|Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure
|DOA-Environmental Collaboration Office
|2/7/2024 3:00:00 PM
|3/1/2024 11:59:00 PM
The City of Milwaukee is proud to
employ a diverse workforce that is committed to providing exemplary service to
the City’s residents. If you have a passion for being a part of an inclusive
team of public servants, please consider the following opportunity.
The City of Milwaukee’s Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO) strives to make Milwaukee a world class eco-city. ECO develops practical solutions that improve people’s lives, the economy, and the environment. With a relatively small staff, ECO has an outsized impact through effective collaborations with the community. ECO provides a fast-paced and collaborative work environment where each team member has a unique opportunity to blossom as a community leader and visibly improve the City. The Environmental Sustainability Program Coordinator supports the City in its transition to electric, hybrid, and low emissions vehicles and electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure.
Sustainability Program Coordinator (ESPC) supports ECO, City departments, and
the general public in the transition to electric, hybrid, and low-emission
vehicles by overseeing the transition to low emission vehicles in the City’s
municipal fleet as defined in City ordinance 310-18. The ESPC supports City
departments in the selection of municipal fleet vehicles, develops plans to
expand EV charging infrastructure for the municipal fleet, and works to develop
policies to support public EV infrastructure. The ESPC also helps ECO pursue
major federal grants for public EV charging infrastructure.
· Information on the City’s
current activity related to EVs is available at Milwaukee.gov/EV.
· The Electrify
Transportation Chapter in Milwaukee’s Climate and Equity Plan is available here.
and lead a citywide interdepartmental group responsible for increasing the use
of electric vehicles, hybrids, and other clean fueled vehicles into the City
fleet, consistent with City ordinance 310-18.
initiatives, including evaluating vehicle use by departments, identifying
potential fit for alternative fuel vehicles, and training departments on their
and implement plans for EV charging infrastructure in municipal operations to
support the City’s municipal fleet transition.
stakeholder engagement and develop a proposed policy to require electric
vehicle charging infrastructure in certain public parking lots.
and draft grant proposals to fund EV charging infrastructure in Milwaukee, such
as the United States Department of Transportation (US DOT) Charging and Fueling
awarded major federal grants, administer the grants and oversee the installation
of public charging infrastructure and associated public engagement.
We welcome qualified individuals with disabilities who are interested in employment and will make reasonable accommodations during the hiring process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.
Conditions of Employment
· The Environmental Sustainability Program Coordinator is required
to file a statement of economic interests in accordance with the Milwaukee Code
of Ordinances Chapter 303 - Code of
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, public policy, political science, environmental studies, electrical or environmental engineering, or a related field from an accredited college or university.
- Two years of experience in a sustainability field of practice or public policy related to the essential functions above.
- Valid driver’s license at the time of appointment and throughout employment. Mileage reimbursement is provided pursuant to Section 350-183 of the Milwaukee Code of Ordinances.
NOTICE: Please do not attach your academic transcripts to your employment
application. The hiring department will verify candidates’ education as part of
the background screening process prior to extending any job offers.
· Master’s degree in business administration, public
administration, urban planning, environmental science, electrical or
environmental engineering, or a related field from an accredited college or
· Knowledge of building energy systems and familiarity with energy
efficiency systems and data.
· Familiarity with construction management and oversight.
· Public sector experience and familiarity with public procurement
· University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate certificate in Energy
Analysis and Policy or other certification(s) specific to electric vehicles.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other Characteristics
· Knowledge of alternative fuel vehicles and EV charging
· Knowledge of the differences between Level 1, 2, and 3
· Ability to understand and communicate the business case for
low emission vehicles.
· Ability to perform life cycle cost analysis.
· Ability to read and
interpret contracts, reports, and legal documents.
· Proficiency using
word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software.
· Ability to accurately
compile and analyze reports and energy and financial data.
· Familiarity with
grant management best practices.
· Ability to direct and
coordinate programs and activities.
· Ability to
effectively focus and prioritize action among multiple programs.
· Persuasive ability to
be able to motivate action in cross-functional teams with no direct supervisory
· Ability to foster an
environment of inclusion wherein all team members are treated respectfully, are
valued for their strengths, and feel that they can safely express themselves.
· Organizational and
· Project management
· Ability to build and
maintain effective working relationships with elected officials and City
employees, residents, the media, community organizations, the foundation
community, the private sector, and other agencies.
· Verbal communication
skills to respectfully interface with and incorporate feedback from the City
officials and the public.
· Written communication
skills in order to compose clear, complete, and error-free correspondence and
· Presentation skills
to be able to present ideas and recommendations clearly and convincingly.
· Ability to work
cooperatively, effectively, and fairly with people whose backgrounds may differ
from one’s own.
· Ability to analyze
complex situations, diagnose problems, and formulate solutions.
· Ability to exercise
· Ability to accept
coaching from senior leadership.
· Ability to maintain
composure and professionalism.
· Honesty, integrity,
and responsible stewardship of City of Milwaukee resources.
· Ability to exhibit
passion about protecting the environment and improving Milwaukee.
· Ability to be
creative, resourceful, and industrious.
· Commitment to
professional growth and developing one’s leadership potential.
The current starting salary range (Pay Range 2IX) is annually, and the resident incentive starting salary for City of Milwaukee residents is annually.
THE SELECTION PROCESS will be job related and will consist of one
or more of the following: an evaluation of education, experience and/or
responses to supplemental questions; a written or performance test, a
structured interview, or other assessment methods. The Department of Employee
Relations reserves the right to call only the most qualified candidates to
structured interviews and performance examinations. Structured interviews may
include written exercises. Selection process component weights will be
determined by further analysis of the job.
INITIAL FILING DATE - The selection process will be held as soon
as practical after the date listed above. Receipt of applications may be discontinued
at any time after this date without prior notice. However, recruitment may
continue until the needs of the City have been met. Qualified applicants will
be notified of the date, time, and place of the selection process components.
Unless otherwise required by law, the City of Milwaukee will not provide
alternative selection process dates or times. The applicant is responsible for
attending all phases of the job selection process at the time and place
designated by the City of Milwaukee.
should be submitted no later than the deadline listed above.
Department of Employee Relations is located in City Hall,
200 E Wells St, Room 706, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
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