Join the SJCE Team

JOIN THE SJCE TEAM

Live, work, empower San José! If you are passionate about the environment and you enjoy working with diverse teams in a fast paced environment, than a career with San José Clean Energy may be the right choice for you!

In 2017, the City of San José established the Community Energy Department to administer San José Clean Energy (SJCE) – the City’s new electricity supplier. San José Clean Energy is one of the largest Community Choice Aggregators (CCA) in California. The mission of the department is to procure clean, cost-effective energy for the benefit of its customers.

 Working for SJCE means you are part of the City of San José family too! San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation's best managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration.

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION MANAGER

The Public Information Manager will serve as a spokesperson for the Community Energy Department, managing internal and external communications. The ideal candidate will have a robust background in writing, community relations, marketing campaigns, and project management. Complex energy issues, such as PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program, need to be clearly communicated to the public.This position will utilize strong industry experience to develop specialized marketing materials, webpages, and other public relations policies and procedures.

 

Education and Experience

This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university AND six (6) years of increasingly responsible journalism, mass media communications, public relations or public information experience, including three (3) years of supervisory experience.

 

To apply, please complete an application via the City of San José’s websiteThe first round of application reviews is on Monday, December 9, 2019. For any questions about the duties of this position, the selection or hiring processes, please contact michelle.saechao@sanjoseca.gov.

  

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SENIOR ANALYST - BUDGET

The Senior Budget Analyst will be responsible for leading the team during the annual budget process by developing budgets, monitoring, and analyzing program expenditures, and providing additional analysis of activity data. This position places a strong emphasis on efficiency, initiative, and requires solid analytical skills (gathering, analyzing, and evaluating data.

 

Education and Experience

This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university AND four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in general management/administrative analytic work in the areas of budget, finance, grant administration, organizational analysis, general administration, human resources, or related field in general analytical work.

 

Acceptable Substitutions: One (1) year of additional education above the bachelor’s degree level may be substituted for one (1) year of the required management/administrative analytic work.

 

To apply, please complete an application via the City of San José’s website. Application deadline is November 22, 2019 at 11:59 PM. For any questions about the duties of this position, the selection or hiring processes, please contact michelle.saechao@sanjoseca.gov.

  

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SENIOR REGULATORY/LEGISLATIVE SPECIALIST

The Senior Power Resources Specialist will be responsible for engaging in the increasing number of complex electric regulatory proceedings and effectively advocating for the business interests of SJCE at the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”), the California Energy Commission (CEC), and California Independent System Operator (“CAISO”) to protect and advance San José business and community interests.

 

Education and Experience

This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Law, Natural Resources, Statistics or related field to utility business AND three (3) years of experience in energy resources operations, planning, purchasing, scheduling, or contract negotiations. 

 

To apply, please complete an application via the City of San José’s website. The first round of application reviews is on November 26, 2019 at 11:59 PM. For any questions about the duties of this position, the selection or hiring processes, please contact michelle.saechao@sanjoseca.gov.

  

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 REGULATORY/LEGISLATIVE SPECIALIST I/II

The Power Resources Specialist I/II will be responsible for assisting and supporting the Regulatory and Legislative Policy Division’s engagement in a number of complex electric regulatory proceedings in order to effectively advocate for the business interests of SJCE at the California Public Utilities Commission (“CPUC”), the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the California Independent System Operator (“CAISO”) to protect and advance San José business and community interests.

 

Education and Experience

  • Power Resources Specialist I: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Law, Natural Resources, Statistics, or an analytical degree related field to utility business.
  • Power Resources Specialist II: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Law, Natural Resources, Statistics, or an analytical degree related field to utility business AND one (1) year of experience in energy resources operations, planning, purchasing, scheduling, or contract negotiations.

 

To apply, please complete an application via the City of San José’s website. Application deadline is November 25, 2019 at 11:59 PM. For any questions about the duties of this position, the selection or hiring processes, please contact michelle.saechao@sanjoseca.gov.

  

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