[Sust-mar] Community Energy Proj. Coord., f/t, Enviro. Coalition of PEI, Charlottetown PEI
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Position: Community Energy Project Coordinator
Organization: Environmental Coalition of Prince Edward Island
Application Deadline: Sept. 21st, 2007
Job classification: Full-time for 40 weeks
(with the possibility of extension)
Start date: October 1st, 2007
Location: Charlottetown, PEI
Applicants must be under 30, a Canadian citizen, unemployed
or under-employed, and a graduate of a post-secondary
The Environmental Coalition of Prince Edward Island
(ECO-PEI) is a founding partner of the Atlantic Canada
Sustainable Energy Coalition (ACSEC). ACSEC takes action
on climate change by promoting the adoption of renewable,
green energy and improved energy efficiency that is rooted in
community economic development. The Community Energy
Project Coordinator will work in collaboration with the
ECO-PEI Energy Project Coordinator to further this mandate.
The successful applicant will have a degree from a
post-secondary institution and be knowledgeable on issues
relating to climate change, energy and community
development. Experience with renewable energy and energy
efficiency (technical and/or research) is considered an
asset as is a background in engineering or planning. The
ECO-PEI Energy Project is seeking a highly motivated and
self-directed individual who works effectively in an
unstructured environment and in collaborative partnerships.
Considering the outreach and project development component
of the position, the candidate should have excellent
interpersonal and communication skills including public
speaking and writing skills.
The Community Energy Project Coordinator will be required
to become familiar with community energy systems and to
assess the potential for integrating community energy
projects in municipalities across Prince Edward Island
(e.g. combined heat and power, energy efficiency upgrades,
renewable power systems, etc.). The individual will assess
the energy needs of target communities, research
site-appropriate opportunities and work with interested
communities to initiate and develop sustainable energy
projects. The successful candidate will conduct education
and outreach activities through interaction with community
leaders as well as public workshops and the development of
educational materials. Fundraising for project development
will also be required.
A resume and cover letter should be sent via email to
energy at ecopei.ca or mailed to 126 Richmond St.,
Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 1H9. Please note that because
of the short deadline period we suggest that applicants
email their resume if possible. Communications should
be addressed to Leslie Malone.
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