GREEN JOBS and OPPORTUNITIES


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If you have a position to fill, send a posting (including a brief description, contact information, qualifications, and application deadline) to: contactisea@illinoissolar.org
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November 7th, 2016
Illinois Solar Energy Association - Program Development Intern (Part time)



Job Description:

ISEA is seeking a Program Development Intern, who is passionate about clean energy, to undertake a variety of administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing programs and activities as well as carry out important operational duties.

To be an excellent program assistant, you must be organized and detail-oriented, comfortable working independently and with diverse teams. If you have further skills pertaining to program development or environmental advocacy, we’d like to meet you.

The goal of the Program Development Intern will be to facilitate the effective management of programs according to ISEA’s standards.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support planning and coordination of various ISEA programs and activities
  • Ensure implementation of policies and practices
  • Assist with budget organization including creating invoices, troubleshooting membership transactions
  • Manage communications through media relations, social media etc.
  • Create and send weekly newsletters to ISEA’s 4,000 plus contacts
  • Help build and maintain positive relations with ISEA representatives and external parties
  • Manage the coordination of volunteers for ISEA events and external presentations
  • Assist with organization of meetings/events and maintain agenda
  • Provide support to ensure technology is used correctly for all operations (video conferencing, presentations etc.)
  • Support the organization’s growth and program development

 

Skills Required

  • Proven experience with program coordination or in a relevant position
  • Knowledge of program management and development procedures
  • Experience with volunteer coordination, outreach or management
  • Tech savvy, proficient in MS Office, Google Apps
  • Proficient analytical/research skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with diversity and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and efficient
  • BS/BA in relevant field or relevant experience

 

Skills Desired

  • Experience with grassroots organizing and/or policy advocacy
  • Basic graphic and web design skills
  • Marketing knowledge or experience
  • Basic knowledge of budgeting, bookkeeping and reporting or ability to learn

 

Job Details

30 hrs per week with some nights and weekends as needed

Internship Position

Work is remote, but must live in Illinois

Hourly salary, commensurate with experience


How to Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with the subject: ISEA Program Development Intern Application to contactisea@illinoissolar.org



Updated: November, 2016

Job Opportunity with Solar Service

Position: Electricians, Carpenters and Roofers


If you have electrical, carpentry or roofing skills and are looking for a new opportunity in a construction-

related industry that is growing rapidly, this may be the position you’ve been looking for. Solar Service

Inc., Illinois’ leading solar provider for over 30 years, is seeking installers for residential and commercial

solar energy systems.  Installers in this position have the opportunity to work on all aspects of PV

installations.  Previous solar installation experience is not required, but mechanical aptitude, attention

to detail, a good attitude, and willingness to learn and work with others are a must. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Communication with the job foreman and project manager
  • Pulling inventory for the job
  • Layout and installation of PV racking systems and modules
  • Electrical conduit installation and wiring
  • Follow Solar Service and OSHA safety guidelines
  • Clean up of jobsite
  • Documentation of the installation
  • Other duties as required
  • Qualifications:
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift 50+ lbs.
  • Ability to work in extreme conditions (Roofs, cold, snow, sun, crawl spaces, attics, etc.)
  • Willing and able to climb ladders, stairs, and work on rooftops and on feet for long periods of time

A background in electrical, carpentry, roofing or solar a plus

Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to info@solarserviceinc.com.


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Supporters


 American Solar Energy Society

 

 ISEA Business Members

 

 

Other Opportunities 

 American Council On Renewable Energy

 

 Environmental Law and Policy Center

 

 Midwest Renewable Energy Association

 

 Renewableenergyworld.com


 Solar Energy industries Association Job Board

 

 Solar Electric Power Association Job Board

Location: Chicago

Brief Summary

The Incentive Coordinator tracks incentive programs and energy policies at a national and state level. This individual is responsible for submitting and securing incentives. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright individual with superior organizational skills and an interest in energy policy.

Key Responsibilities

  • ·       Ensures completion of incentive application process by informing and collecting required application information from internal departments
  • ·       Provides company and project information to external incentive administrators
  • ·       Informs internal teams of approaching application deadlines
  • ·       Registers projects with various state authorities and manages the compliance filing process
  • ·       Works with the Project Management team to track project progress and meet incentive contract deadlines
  • ·       Manages SoCore’s installer registration processes
  • ·       Works with Policy team to improve and document processes
  • ·       Assists Policy Analysts with incentive research on new opportunities
  • ·       Assists Business Development team with special projects related to community solar and virtual net metering opportunities
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 Core Competencies

  • ·       Shows attention to detail
  • ·       Proves concrete organization
  • ·       Is consistent and reliable
  • ·       Manages time efficiently
  • ·       Is a team player
  • ·       Displays willingness to help others
  • ·       Effective communicator
  •  

Requirements

  • ·       Bachelor’s in Policy, Political Science, Environmental Science or related field
  • ·       1 years’ work or internship experience in a similar position
  • ·       Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • ·       Experience operating with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment
  • ·       CRM experience is a plus
  • ·       Energy and utility experience is a plus

Apply

Please submit your online application by following this link: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oLkv0fwk&s=ISEA_Green_Jobs_&_Opportunities

Location: Chicago

Brief Summary

The Incentive Coordinator tracks incentive programs and energy policies at a national and state level. This individual is responsible for submitting and securing incentives. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright individual with superior organizational skills and an interest in energy policy.

Key Responsibilities

  • ·       Ensures completion of incentive application process by informing and collecting required application information from internal departments
  • ·       Provides company and project information to external incentive administrators
  • ·       Informs internal teams of approaching application deadlines
  • ·       Registers projects with various state authorities and manages the compliance filing process
  • ·       Works with the Project Management team to track project progress and meet incentive contract deadlines
  • ·       Manages SoCore’s installer registration processes
  • ·       Works with Policy team to improve and document processes
  • ·       Assists Policy Analysts with incentive research on new opportunities
  • ·       Assists Business Development team with special projects related to community solar and virtual net metering opportunities
  •  

 Core Competencies

  • ·       Shows attention to detail
  • ·       Proves concrete organization
  • ·       Is consistent and reliable
  • ·       Manages time efficiently
  • ·       Is a team player
  • ·       Displays willingness to help others
  • ·       Effective communicator
  •  

Requirements

  • ·       Bachelor’s in Policy, Political Science, Environmental Science or related field
  • ·       1 years’ work or internship experience in a similar position
  • ·       Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • ·       Experience operating with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment
  • ·       CRM experience is a plus
  • ·       Energy and utility experience is a plus

Apply

Please submit your online application by following this link: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?cj=oLkv0fwk&s=ISEA_Green_Jobs_&_Opportunities

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