Conservation Technician Job Description Sample
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Tyonek Tribal Conservation District (TTCD) seeks a dedicated individual with a background in field biology and an interest in conservation to join our team as the Conservation Technician. This position will include project planning, field work, data analysis, and reporting.
The Conservation Technician will work together with TTCD staff to assist with several projects, including survey and control of invasive plants and fish, the implementation of the Tyonek Area Watershed Plan, fish population and habitat monitoring, and the Tyonek Garden. TTCD is a small 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to conserve, enhance, and encourage the wise use of natural resources. The District is located in western Cook Inlet, and includes Tyonek, Beluga, Alexander Creek, and Skwentna.
We provide voluntary technical and financial assistance to landowners and stakeholders within the District by helping these partners achieve their conservation goals. TTCD's team works on a diverse array of conservation projects with numerous partners. Our collaborative work environment allows opportunity for input, implementation, and professional growth for all employees.
Our current programs include Habitat Monitoring & Restoration, Tyonek Grown, Technical Assistance, and Tyonek Youth Conservation Science (TYCS) Program. For more info, go to www.ttcd.org. This job position will be based in Anchorage, and will involve travel to remote communities including Tyonek for day trips and occasional multi-day trips during the summer months. The Conservation Technician will be exposed to all aspects of the daily operation of a conservation nonprofit organization.
Conservation project planning and implementation, including invasive plant surveys and control, fish population monitoring, and other projects as needed. Data collection, organization, and analysis for invasive plant monitoring, water quality monitoring, salmon population monitoring, and other projects.
Field work with TTCD staff and partners in remote areas, including spending up to a week in each of the following locations: Skwentna, Alexander Creek, Tyonek, and Beluga. Developing project maps using ArcGIS.
Writing reports and conservation plans. Assisting, assessing, and monitoring habitat restoration projects. Collaborating with partners to implement conservation projects including invasive plant management activities and other projects as assigned.
Working cooperatively with TTCD staff to achieve goals of current District projects and programs, as well as assist in the development of future district projects and programs. Assisting with Tyonek Garden tasks as needed. Other duties as assigned by supervisor. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a valid driver's license. Have a degree in biology or related natural resource field.
Experience conducting biological field work. Willingness to work in remote areas, including flying by small aircraft to project sites. Willingness to work outdoors, including physical work in varying weather conditions.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational and teambuilding skills. Experience with Alaska invasive species monitoring and control methods.
Experience monitoring, studying, and/or restoring salmonid habitat and populations. Knowledge and experience in invasive Northern Pike biology and control methods. GPS and ArcGIS mapping experience and proficiency.
Basic data management experience. Excellent public outreach and engagement skills. Experience with Alaska Native villages and with Alaska Native Corporations.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain periods throughout the day. Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders and work stands. Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds. Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear. Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / VEVRAA /ADA TNC and its subsidiaries fall under ANCSA and are entitled under Federal Law to extend hiring preferences to its shareholders. ANCSA provides TNC the authority to give shareholder preference in hiring. TNC reaffirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Tyonek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor who affords equal employment opportunity to protected veterans and people with disabilities: Tyonek Native Corporation provides all employees and job applicants' equal employment opportunities in hiring and promotion without discrimination because of age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, marital status, race, religion, color, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other reason prohibited by law. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Job Start/End Date: 08-Jan-2018 to 31-Jan-2018 (CST)
Location:* Anchorage, AK, USA
Employment Type:* Full Time
Pay Type:* Hourly
Soil Conservation Technician - Direct Hire Authority
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Temporary Conservation Technician II
Temporary Conservation Technician II Salary $15.78 Hourly Location Lincoln, NE Job Type TEMP FULL TIME Department Game & Parks Commission Job Number 60005667 Closing 2/16/2018 11:59 PM Central
Benefits Description Temporary assignment estimated to last until September 28th, 2018. Examples of Work Assist Fisheries Division Education staff with the operation of Education Programs included in the events of Family Fishing, Outdoor Discovery, EXPOs, and Aksarben Aquarium Education Center.
Fisheries Management activities including field collection of fish community data and aquatic habitat assessment from reservoirs and lakes. This position will be required to travel independently statewide to accomplish the above duties. Education Program duties include delivery of public presentations to a diverse audience, particularly children, but will include adults and professional and civic organizations.
Fish community sampling techniques include boat electrofishing, trap nets, gill nets and seines. This position will also be expected to assist with equipment maintenance, and other related responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications / Requirements REQUIREMENTS: 15 semester hours or the equivalent of post high school coursework/training in fisheries management, wildlife management, natural resources and/or biology and 12 months experience in wildlife, recreation or fisheries management.
OTHER: Driver's license required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities General knowledge of fisheries management techniques and aquatic ecology. Good communication and public speaking skills; ability to maintain simple records; ability to operate hand and power tools; ability to operate a pickup with trailer as well as a motor boat.
Soil Conservation Technician
Seeker must have knowledge of clerical procedures and use of forms along with policies and procedures required to prepare land use provisions and conservation lease and information sheets. Must know office filing system, knowledge of soils and conservation and range management programs.
Will work with the public in person, mail and by phone calls. Knowledge of spelling, punctuation and use of correct grammatical errors and be able to type final reports. Must be able to operate a typewriter and personal computer.
Incumbent will work with land use, conservation and lease information sheets. Will record lessee, permittee, lease number, lease duration and land provision numbers. Will distribute mail and messages and maintain control files. Will type memos, reports and forms.
Job ID: 9499 Agency: Department of Game, Fish and Parks; Division of Parks and Recreation Location:
Angostura Recreation Area Salary: $13.54 - $15.92 per hour, depending on experience Pay Grade: GF This position maintains park facilities, grounds, campgrounds, roads and trails, and vehicles and equipment; and prepares and maintains records and reports of work accomplished to ensure the quality of the park infrastructure is sound, presentation of the park is accessible and inviting, and maximum customer service is provided. Possess or be able to obtain a pesticide applicator license and a commercial driver license (CDL) within 3 months of employment.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have: Experience in custodial maintenance, building and grounds maintenance and supervision experience is preferred. A positive attitude and willing to work as part of a team is also preferred.
Knowledge of: custodial practices, grounds maintenance experience and facility repair. Skill to: conduct minor facility repairs. Ability to: motivate seasonal staff, volunteers and trusties so they perform at the highest level.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE ELIGIBLE The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information visit http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus/workbenefits.aspx. Apply at: http://tinyurl.com/y9lsjcom South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources 500 East Capitol Pierre, SD 57501-5070 Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344 "An Equal Opportunity Employer" SDL2017
Project Program Manager III (Forest Conservation Coordinator)
WHO MAY APPLY: This position is open to the general public. First consideration will be given to career service employees of King County who are members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 117, Professional & Technical and Administrative employees that meet the minimum required qualifications for this position.
WHERE TO APPLY: http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs.aspx
FORMS AND MATERIALS REQUIRED: * King County Application Form (http://www.kingcounty.gov/jobs.aspx) * Resume of academic and professional experience
- Letter of interest that demonstrates your ability to meet or exceed the qualification requirements You must complete and submit all required materials; failure to submit all required forms and materials may prohibit further consideration.
SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants who meet the required qualifications will be screened based on the clarity, completeness and content of their application materials. After initial screening, the most competitive applicants may proceed to an interview.
CONTACT:For questions regarding this announcement, please contact Michelle Kobuki at firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 477-4740. King County values diverse perspectives, life experiences and differences. The Water and Land Resources Division encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans. We are committed to being equitable and fair in providing equal access to opportunities for all.
WORK LOCATION: King Street Center, 201 South Jackson, Suite 600, Seattle, WA 98104
WORK SCHEDULE: This full-time position is exempt from the provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not overtime eligible. The typical work schedule is 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Weekend, holiday and evening work will be required from time-to-time.
SUMMARY:The Forest Conservation Coordinator position is located in the Agriculture, Forestry and Incentives Unit within the Water and Land Resources Division (WLR) in the Department of Natural Resources and Parks (DNRP) and will serve as the primary WLR staff person responsible for development and implementation of large-scale forest conservation strategies. Current high-priority program areas include forest-related activities outlined in the Strategic Climate Action Plan ("SCAP"), including the 1 Million Trees program and development of a county-wide forest conservation/restoration plan and community wildfire protection planning ("Firewise"). Future responsibilities will include collaboration on projects that incorporate opportunities to capture carbon sequestration potential from forest management and protection. Additionally, the person in this position serves as staff liaison to the Rural Forest Commission, which advises DNRP and the King County Executive on policies and programs affecting the use and management of forests in King County. The Forest Conservation Coordinator will report directly to the Agriculture, Forestry and Incentives Program Manager and initially will have no direct reports but may supervise temporary staff.
Work with other DNRP staff to ensure that the King County Strategic Climate Action Plan (SCAP) goal of planting 1 million trees by 2020 is met. Additionally, work with staff from DNRP, other agencies, cities, Non-Governmental Organization partners and others to develop a 30-year plan to re-forest King County, as outlined in the SCAP.
Serve as DNRP liaison to the Rural Forest Commission (RFC). Work with RFC chair to lead meetings, conduct necessary research and develop work products as governed by KCC Chapter 2.41. Serve as commission administrator, including leading efforts to recruit and nominate members to fill available vacancies.
Work with King Conservation District (KCD) Forestry staff to identify communities located within the urban/forest interface and work with community leaders to apply Firewise program standards. Responsible for program marketing and community outreach and will assist KCD with implementation of best management practices to reduce risk from wildfire.
Work with members of the RFC and non-industrial private forest landowners to better understand barriers to private forest management in King County and develop recommendations for actions to enhance the economic viability of forestland and thereby reduce the threat of conversion to non-forest uses.
- Respond to calls, emails and other inquiries related to forest conservation in King County. Participate in outreach efforts to educate communities, landowners and the general public about King County forest conservation efforts. # Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge,
Bachelor's degree in environmental science, planning, forestry, natural resource management (or related fields) or a combination of education and experience with program and project management that demonstrates the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties described in this job announcement.
Successful experience working in complex, multi-party natural resource planning efforts with a demonstrated knowledge of inter-jurisdictional governance, public planning processes and resources management.
Intermediate to advanced skills using Microsoft programs for document and spreadsheet production, presentation development, project management, data analysis, and online document collaboration and planning (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint).
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with public and private partners and private landowners. Ability to write and edit information in a clear and concise manner and to communicate verbally with stakeholder groups, agency partners and private landowners.
Experience working in teams and supporting the management of one or more workgroups.
Ability to take initiative within the scope of the position, to develop and implement plans, and to exercise strong time management skills.
Ability to act in a tactful and diplomatic manner and work on sensitive issues with diverse groups of individuals.
Ability to multi-task accurately and quickly in a high-pressure environment.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: * An understanding of King County Zoning Code (KCC 21A), Washington Forest Practices Rules (WAC Title 222), and land management implications associated with state and federal natural resource policies (e.g., Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act).
Experience with development, implementation or monitoring of forest management or protection projects that included a carbon sequestration element. Understanding of the processes to certify, register and market carbon offset credits.
Knowledge of regulatory and permitting challenges faced by private forest landowners and experience supporting landowners to overcome those challenges.
Successful history of grant proposal writing and grant/contract administration.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A valid Washington state driver's license, or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment, and minimal limitations on the ability to travel throughout King County, adjacent counties or other travel destinations in a timely manner.
UNION MEMBERSHIP: Positions in this classification are represented by International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 117, Professional & Technical and Administrative Employees. Union membership and accompanying monthly dues will be required within 30 days of employment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires the ability to conduct occasional physical site inspections and evaluation. There is an intermittent need to walk on uneven terrain, for limited periods of time. Field locations include agricultural lands and forested environments and may expose the employee to inclement weather, slippery, uneven surfaces and other dynamic conditions typically found in rural and undeveloped portions of King County.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Heavy workloads, deadline pressure and interruptions due to changing priorities are not uncommon. Work is performed primarily in an office environment, with occasional time spent performing field site inspections. This position is an integral part of the Agriculture, Forestry and Incentives (AFI) Unit and projects are often collaborative with other AFI unit members as well as members of other DNRP units, other departments within King County and partner organizations. Projects may require extended work days, often in excess of the typical 8-hour work-day, and will require occasional evenings, weekends and holidays. Job Title: Project Program Manager III (Forest Conservation Coordinator)
Opening Date/Time:* Mon. 01/08/18 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:* Sun. 01/28/18 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary:* $80,412.80 - $101,920.00 Annually
Job Type:* Career Service, Full Time, 40 hrs/week
Location:* King Street Center
- 201 S Jackson St, Seattle, Washington
- Department:* Department of Natural Resources & Parks
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Conservation Research Specialist 2, Ipch
The research laboratories of the IPCH perform a diverse range of laboratory procedures and techniques aimed at the study of objects in Yale’s cultural heritage and natural history collections as well as the study of changes that materials in these objects undergo as part of aging and degradation processes. The IPCH also houses the Conservation Laboratory and the Digitization Laboratory, which provide infrastructure and equipment to Yale’s collections and researchers pursuing the examination, documentation and conservation treatment of object. We are seeking a scientist or a conservator with a strong scientific background to fill the position of Assistant Conservation Scientist, who will collaborate with colleagues at the Yale Center for British Art and the Beinecke Rare Books & Manuscripts Library to design and carry out projects that involve the scientific study of objects or object-related issues in those collections.
This position is based at Yale’s West Campus in Orange CT, but activities at collections, conservation laboratories and other research facilities require travel to Central Campus in downtown New Haven and nearby Science Park. This position provides scientific support for Yale’s efforts to preserve, study and display its cultural heritage and natural history collections, through the technical examination of objects, research into material stability and deterioration, or development of new methods for conservation treatment and condition assessment. Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references in your application.
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL BEGIN ON JANUARY 8th. Essential Duties 1. Participates in the design and performance of research projects relating to the analysis or degradation of materials used in fabricating or stabilizing cultural property and natural history collection objects. 2.
Uses established sample preparation and instrumental analysis methods (such as XRF, FTIR, Raman, Py-GC-MS, SEM-EDS) and performs method adaptation and/or development to address materials analysis needs. Coordinates the involvement of Yale or external specialists in select projects and utilizes on-campus or off-campus user facilities as necessary. 3. Performs examinations or analytical tests on Yale collection objects upon request, and assists in the preparation of reports describing those findings. 4.
Prepares written reports of research findings and status, and prepare and present lectures describing research findings at professional conferences and other venues. 5. Provides support to other scientists at the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, and participates in shared duties, such as managing instrument maintenance and compliance with safety protocols. 6. May provide support for occasional student researchers, fellows and interns. 7.
Participates in occasional teaching and guest tours. 8. May perform other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience Master’s Degree in Chemistry or related field, including conservation or conservation science, and two years of experience involving the scientific study of works of art or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Skill/Ability 1: Demonstrated practice with some instrumental materials characterization techniques (for example, FTIR, Raman, XRF, SEM/EDX, GC/MS, etc) applied to the study of cultural heritage objects.
Required Skill/Ability 2:
Demonstrated abilities involving scientific study of works of art. Demonstrated genuine interest in working with museum and library collections. Required Skill/Ability 3:
Well-developed oral and written communication, data analysis, organizational skills. Ability to communicate scientific concepts to a non-scientific audience. Required Skill/Ability 4:
Proven ability to work collaboratively and professionally with scientists, conservators, curators, and collection care/management staff. Preferred Education, Experience and
Familiarity with multi-spectral imaging of cultural heritage objects.
Record of publications in relation conservation science or conservation. PhD in physical or bio-physical sciences (including materials science, polymer science, physics, biophysics and biochemistry). Expertise in the analysis of organic materials using of GC-MS. Drug Screen No Health Screening No Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements.
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- Original Posting Date:* 05-Dec-2017 Supervisory Organization: West Campus Institutes
- Preservation of Cultural Heritage
STARS Requisition number:* 47223BR
University Job Title:* Conservation Research Specialist 2, IPCH
Posting Position Title:* Assistant Conservation Scientist
Bargaining Unit:* None
- Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type:* Full time
Duration Type:* Fixed
If Fixed Duration, Period:* 2 years from date of hire
If Fixed Duration, is continuation possible?:* Yes
Other Fixed Duration Date:* 28-Jan-2020 Compensation Grade: Galleries & Museums
Compensation Grade Profile:* Conservation Research Specialist 2, IPCH (23)
Work Location:* West Campus
Worksite Address:* 900 A21 Collections West Campus Drive West Haven, CT 06516 Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
of hours to be worked:
Agent (Energy Conservation & Technology Specialist)
Campus/College Information Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
/Purpose of Position The Energy Conservation and Technology Specialist is responsible for planning, organizing, developing, implementing, and evaluating educational programs for Maryland communities and citizens. Specifically, this position will provide leadership and delivery of educational programming related to energy conservation and clean energy technology including solar, wind, biomass, natural gas and other applications. The Specialist will facilitate partnerships with university colleagues, local and state agencies, elected officials, communities, landowners, industry and environmental groups in developing sustainable energy practices and opportunities while protecting, as well as advocating for a science-based and responsible approach to handling the state’s water, forest and other natural resources. The Specialist is expected to be a part of the AGNR and UME faculty team as well as provide leadership for the energy related programming within the Environment and Natural Resource Focus Area, one of four UME strategic programming initiatives. It is the responsibility of the Specialist to work intentionally and collaboratively to increase the visibility and reach of Extension programs through education designed to meet the needs of diverse audiences. The Specialist will interpret and disseminate the latest research findings using a variety of delivery and communication strategies appropriate for the intended target audience, including but not limited to workshops, classes, demonstration projects, webcasts, social media, publications, mass media and community coalitions. The faculty member will be on track for tenure and promotion to a higher rank in accordance with University policy and UME tenure guidelines within a timeframe defined.
Master’s degree with three to five years of related experience.
Background in area of natural resources, agriculture and energy conservation and technology.
Demonstrated leadership and management abilities with evidence of being able to work well with volunteers and diverse clientele.
Knowledge and use of computer technology for educational programming and management is required.
Personal transportation and valid driver’s license required. Must be willing to travel within the assigned counties and state.
Flexible work schedule required for delivering evening and weekend educational programs and activities as determined by clientele availability and needs.
Evidence of excellent teaching & communication skills.
This position is subject to a Criminal History Record Check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of the Criminal History Record Check.
Ph.D. preferred with two years of experience.
Extension or similar work experience preferred (e.g., work with community economic development, energy technologies and business education).
Experience working with volunteers desirable.
Preference will be given to individuals with experience working with diverse audiences and all socioeconomic levels.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
Nature of the Position: This position frequently presents information through vocal and written communication to individuals of various ages, socio-economic, and educational backgrounds. The ability to express or exchange ideas vocally is important, as well as the ability to hear and perceive information at normal spoken work levels.
Physical Demands: A routine part of this position’s responsibilities would be to transport materials to and from teaching/event locations, including loading and unloading the vehicle. The employee will frequently lift and/or move items weighing up to 20 pounds. Set-up and tear-down of displays, tables, and chairs would be necessary at many teaching sites.
Environmental: Team driven, office environment of professional character, competence, and collaboration. Deadline driven in terms of program planning and reporting. This position requires the employee to work outdoors at for programs and events. This may occur during very hot and/or inclement weather.
Visual Acuity: Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data and presentations.
Diversity Statement The University of Maryland
, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Functional Title: Agent (Energy Conservation & Technology Specialist)
Category Status:* 02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On Track
Applicant Search Category:* Faculty
University Authorized FTE:* 1.000 Unit: AGNR-UME-West Region
Posting Date:* 10/30/2017
Conservation Specialist (Call Center - F/T)
AMERICAN INCOME LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY & OPEIU LOCAL #277, AFL–CIO
JOB TITLE: Conservation Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Customer Retention
SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:
Duties include direct contact with policyholders by telephone. Responsibilities include retaining current policyholders business by explaining current benefits, collecting past due premiums and offering methods to satisfy their insurance needs. There is no cold calling.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Perform various duties with a high degree of accuracy. Responsible for servicing inbound calls from current policyholders with the intent of cancelling their insurance benefits and/or placing outbound calls to current policyholders regarding coverage, premium and other policy information. Answer questions regarding coverage, premium and other policy information. Includes the ability to record the outcome of the call and perform research necessary to effectively answer policyholder questions and concerns. Compose business letters, effectively communicate in writing and verbally, work independently and make judgment decisions. Discretion and tact must be used in providing service to customers. Requires extensive telephone contact. Other duties as required by the department.
Minimum typing requirement of 30 wpm. Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent thereof. Ability to operate standard office equipment as well as various software packages required by the department. Ability to understand and apply a variety of oral and written instructions, demonstrates initiative. Proficient communication skills including proper grammar, word usage, and punctuation in writing and verbally. One year experience in Policy Owner Service.
This position is structured so that advancement to a Senior Conservation Specialist position (LG5) is automatic after one year of service.
F/T SHIFT HOURS:
F/T 1st Shifts
7:30 – 4:30 PM Monday- Friday
8:00 – 5:00 PM Monday- Friday
F/T 2nd Shifts
11:00 – 8:00 PM Monday- Friday
2:00 – 9:00 PM Monday- Friday
Hourly Wage - $12.24 per hour
*2nd shift differential pay
Bilingual differential pay
Apply directly at: https://torchmarkcareers.silkroad.com/
American Income has served working class families since 1951 with life, accident, and supplemental health products to help protect members of labor unions, credit unions, associations and their families. AIL representatives develop long-term relationships with clients and meet them where they are most comfortable ... their home.
Coordinator, Energy Conservation Program
Coordinator, Energy Conservation Program
Provides support for the generation of metrics, reports, reconciliations and analysis of the Energy Conservation Program. Provides excellent customer service to resolve complex or escalated complaints, inquiries or process gaps.
Act as a liaison between the rebate process center, customer service and customers. Coordinates the point of sale programs and collaborates with the different outreach activities.
Functional Expertise: • Administer analytical tracking, reporting and business metrics of the Rebate Program. • Perform rebate payment reconciliations. • Perform quality audits of the rebate approvals and process and provide feedback. • Increase rebate success rates by resolving customer application issues. • Perform special ad hoc projects as requested by management. • Perform Actual vs Budget analytics and investigate variances. • Deliver strong customer service results with residential, commercial and industrial partners
Business Acumen : • Prepare ECP reconciliations for the ECP programs. Prepare monthly metrics and reports with key analytics. • Ensure that all the documentation pertaining to the rebate program is complete, accessible and preserved for the annual audit.
Collaborate with the annual audit.
Collaborate with the annual filings and additional interrogatories. • Responsible for the verification, process and filing of residential, new construction, reactivation and cut and cap rebates. • Validation and tracking of commercial appliance rebates and verification of commercial conversions. • Responsible for maintaining high application success rate by resolving any application issues. • Analyze and review contractor quality assurance and pricing. • Coordinate the point of sale program to ensure all the visits and materials are in place and accordance to the established calendar in all markets. Includes customer relations and training to retailers. • Ensure customer escalations are fully resolved and utilize root cause analysis to continually improve processes.
Engagement: • Participate in weekly meetings with contractors and program staff. Also monthly employee meetings to understand business initiatives. • Liaison between customers, rebate processing center and customer service. • Partner across functionally in the organization to meet business objectives. • Collaborate with Sales for special information, coordination and customer support needs.
Driving Results : • Ability to access data, interpret results and provide recommendations to drive participation and reach goals. • Deliver actionable results to support meeting program goals and objectives. • Trouble shoot customer application issues recommend procedural improvements. • Leverage customer interactions to increase awareness of ECP and help meet program goals and objectives; educate customers on program offerings; and provide finance options. Education, Certifications/Licenses:
Bachelor’s degree or in business or related discipline OR any combination of education and work experience which permits the candidate to meet position work requirements. Preferred: Business Administration, or related discipline. Related Work Experience:
Required: 1 year business / administration experience, 1 years business / administration experience. Preferred: 2 years business / administration experience. Applicant may possess a combination of equivalent education and work experience.
Specific Skills &
• Strong knowledge of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint. • Ability to preform business analytics and metrics. • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills • Ability to conduct trending and analysis to identify root causes and possible solutions • Attention to detail and commitment to see projects through completion • Effective customer service and communication skills • Ability to work independently under moderate supervision. • Applies team work principles to job environment • Time management Language: Preferred Bilingual (Spanish) Working Conditions/Physical
• The incumbent may be required to travel on a limited basis. #L1 Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries.
The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers.
Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network.
The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com. Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Primary Location: Florida-Metro Miami-Doral
Florida City Gas
Standard Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time
No Work Location(s): City Gas Company of Florida (4045Doral) 4045 NW 97th Avenue Doral, 33178
Req ID: GAS2000776
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