Electric Portfolio Resource Planner and Back Office Resource Planner
City of Palo Alto
Location: Palo Alto, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $132,579.20 - $162,760.00
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
2 openings available.
City of Palo Alto Utilities is Hiring Resource Planners
Looking for a career opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment? Join the Resource Management Division at City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU)! We are seeking up to two Resource Planners to be part of our team. One position, the Electric Resource Planner, will lead and support vital activities like long-term planning, load forecasting, contract negotiations, and procurement of energy products. The other position, the Back Office Resource Planner, will ensure the seamless reconciliation of resource transactions to maintain the financial health of our utilities and will contribute creative solutions toward meeting our aggressive climate goals. Both positions offer opportunities to learn and grow, contribute to the community, and work alongside passionate professionals committed to sustainability.
Sufficient education, training and/or work experience to demonstrate possession of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities which would typically be acquired through:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Economics, Mathematics or other related field (Electrical Engineering preferred);
Or Bachelor's Degree in Electrical (Power) Engineering or equivalent power engineering knowledge acquired through other means when assigned to distribution system integration of distributed energy resources.
And six years of increasingly responsible experience in utilities resource planning, acquisition and portfolio management (Engineering degree may substitute for two years of experience).
Note: Master's degree in Engineering or other related field and/or registration as a Professional Engineer may be considered in lieu of one year's experience. Special Requirements:
Palo Alto is the only city in California that offers a full array of utility services to its citizens and businesses. Because of this, the City has a unique opportunity to partner with the Palo Alto community to enjoy the benefits and achievements of reliable, home-grown, and environmentally-focused utilities. Palo Alto has a tradition of over 100 years of successful public utility operations. It is a tradition that continues to provide the Palo Alto community with safe and reliable utilities service, local decision-making over policies, utility rate-making, environmental programs, and customized services.