Policy Analyst

DC Dept. of Energy and Environment
Closing Date: 
Tue, 06/19/2018

This position is located in the Energy Administration within the Policy and Compliance Division. The Policy Analyst will support the Energy Administration’s policy team, with a focus on achieving the Department’s climate and energy goals. The Policy Analyst will serve as a  technical authority on quantitative energy and building data modeling and analysis; conduct research and participate in energy planning activities before the District of Columbia Public Service Commission (Commission); and help develop the EA’s strategic energy policies, initiatives and programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties include but are not limited to: Perform energy modeling and quantitative analysis of the District of Columbia, based on consumption profiles and fuel types, and update the Department’s climate and energy plan, Clean Energy DC based on the energy modeling; Use available or simulated data to evaluate or model building energy performance; Create Geographic Information System (GIS) maps for locational modeling of energy demand, consumption, generation resources, and existing infrastructure, considering costs and technologies; Provide technical and analytical support for carbon-neutrality planning in the Department and resiliency initiatives; Evaluate various greenhouse gas accounting standards in the context of energy modeling and energy purchases; Research, analyze, and recommend innovative energy ideas, projects, and initiatives that will help the Department and the District achieve its climate and energy goals; and Create data visualization templates for important energy and carbon-based planning.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year-college or university in a relevant field, plus five (5) years of work related experience is preferred. At least one (1) year of which must be equivalent to the CS-12 grade level in the District of Columbia government service; Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and specialized experience.

Specialized experience is experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position and has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION

None.

WORKING CONDITIONS/ENVIRONMENT

Work is primarily performed in a normal office setting but may be required to make site visits to the field as assigned for auditing purposes.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL  

None.

OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS

This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement represented by local AFGE 631.

This position is a 13 month term appointment with a not-to-exceed (NTE) date.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES A PRE-EMPOYMENT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.