Policy Manager | Center for Resource Solutions | San Francisco
Full Time (Permanent)
Location: San Francisco
Salary Range: $70,000 – $75,000
Posting Date: Friday, September 9th, 2022
Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 11th, 2022
Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) is 501(c)(3) nonprofit that advocates for market-based policy solutions to advance sustainable energy in the U.S. and internationally. CRS engages stakeholders across the sustainable energy landscape through its education, technical assistance, and policy-focused programs and outreach. CRS also administers the market-leading Green-e® programs, which offer independent environmental and consumer protection standards and certification for buyers and producers of renewable energy.
As a Policy Manager you will lead engagement on select policy priorities that facilitate renewable energy development and climate change mitigation. You’ll be joining CRS’s growing policy and market development team and contributing to engagements with lawmakers, regulators, energy and environmental NGOs, and companies to ensure that policy decisions, voluntary standards and leadership programs are informed with an understanding of renewable energy markets and to promote the continuing growth of impactful and sustainable energy solutions.
CRS, based in the Presidio National Park in San Francisco, offers a stimulating work environment with many opportunities for collaboration. The newly renovated office operates on a hybrid schedule, providing flexibility to staff. Additionally, CRS provides comprehensive medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance. CRS offers a 401(k) plan with discretionary matching, partial commute expense reimbursement, and professional development benefits.
Qualifications and Preferred Skills:
- Master’s degree in a related field and 2 or more years of experience
- Good understanding of wholesale and retail renewable energy markets, renewable energy certificates (RECs), tracking systems, common types of renewable and clean energy regulations, and impactful clean energy procurement strategies
- Experience conducting qualitative research and analysis
- Excellent written and oral communication skills and experience contributing to white papers, preparing written comments, and giving presentations
- Flexible self-starter; able to multitask and prioritize across multiple projects; must be able to work independently
- Though not a requirement, fluency in a foreign language, especially Mandarin or Spanish is desirable
The Policy Manager will lead CRS’s engagement on 1-2 core policy priorities across U.S. state and national regulatory policies, voluntary renewable energy market participant efforts, tracking system stakeholder processes, climate leadership recognition standards, technical assistance projects, and CRS’s Clean Energy Accounting Project (CEAP). Priorities could include 24/7 clean energy, metrics for impactful renewable energy procurement, wholesale and retail compliance market interactions, storage and distributed energy resources, electric vehicles, renewable transportation fuels, or ESG. Specific tasks will include:
- Tracking and engaging in all voluntary and compliance developments relevant to assigned policy priorities
- Providing renewable energy and climate policy expert assistance to policymakers and industry stakeholders
- Advocating in external working groups tasked with developing transparent and accurate energy information disclosures and standards for renewable energy, GHG emissions and climate leadership
- Writing white papers and presenting on best practices
- Conducting targeted stakeholder outreach
- Supporting the design of innovative clean electricity products and verification procedures
The Policy Manager will be a full-time exempt position with a target salary range of $70,000 -$75,000.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
CRS is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are important to our organization and accomplishing our work of promoting sustainable energy and addressing climate change. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any applicable legally protected characteristic. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. CRS is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at email@example.com.
CRS cares deeply about the health and welfare of its employees. Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. “Full vaccination” is determined based on applicable law and regulation. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
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