[Sust-mar] Job: PEI Energy Strategy Coordinator

Shannon Hartigan shannon at isn.net
Mon Aug 14 08:30:52 EDT 2006

PEI Energy Strategy Coordinator

Job Classification:  Full-time (35 hours/week)
              for 40 weeks (Sept/06 June/07) with the possibility of extension

Start date: September 5, 2006

Position Title: PEI Energy Strategy Coordinator for ACSEC and ECOPEI

Application Deadline: August 25, 2006

Wage: $15.35/hour

Location: Charlottetown, PEI


Atlantic Canada Sustainable Energy Coalition (ACSEC) is an alliance of four
community-based, environmental organizations (including ECOPEI, see
www.ecopei.ca) that offer expertise in policy research and analysis,
project implementation, and public education.  The aim of ACSEC is to take
action on climate change by promoting a strategy for renewable energy and
improved energy efficiency that is rooted in community economic
development, and to create a regional system for sustainable energy
innovation. ACSEC believes that a successful sustainable energy strategy
will contribute to Atlantic Canadiansaspirations for appropriate,
sustainable development.

Responsibilities of PEI Energy Strategy Coordinator:

-    Conduct a multi-faceted province-wide campaign to develop and implement a
sustainable energy strategy for the promotion of energy efficiency and
continual adoption of renewable energy which enhances community economic

-    Work with provincial counterparts and other partners throughout the region
to make Atlantic Canada a leader in sustainable energy development;

-    Organize and facilitate a provincial leadership team;

-    Network with individuals and organizations at the provincial and regional

-    Prepare educational materials;

-    Conduct public outreach and community meetings, including media relations;

-    Research and prepare funding proposals and reports.


-     Passion for protecting the environment and desire to work in an
environmental advocacy organization;

-     Previous work experience and volunteer work involving environmental

-    Knowledge of renewable energy and energy efficiency/conservation:

-    Knowledge of sustainable economic development issues;

-    Post secondary education in a related field of study, or equivalent

-   Ability to work in an unstructured environment and in collaborative

-   Excellent interpersonal and communication/computer skills, including public

-   Strong analytical, planning and organizational abilities;

-   Drivers license and access to a vehicle.

Please e-mail your resume, along with a covering letter stating why you
believe you are well-suited for this position, and 3 references to:

Tony Reddin <marionc at isn.net>  & Shannon Hartigan <Shannon at isn.net>

Application deadline: August 25, 2006

* Note that only applicants who are selected for an interview will be
contacted. We thank you in advance for applying.

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