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Offshore Wind Program Manager

California Ocean Protection Council
California Ocean Protection Council
Employment Types:
Full-time
Locations:
Sacramento, CA, USA
Compensation:
USD per year
Posted on:
01/13/2022
The California Ocean Protection Council (OPC) is hiring a limited term Environmental Scientist (Offshore Wind Program Manager) to help advance strategic priorities related to offshore wind development in California. The Environmental Scientist will also be responsible for grant and contract management including developing scopes of work and budgets, tracking deliverables, and coordinating with grantees. The Environmental Scientist will provide additional support and capacity for OPC’s other strategic priorities, including ocean energy decarbonization, as needed. Applicants should have a strong scientific and policy background, working knowledge of coastal and ocean issues and stakeholders in California, experience working on projects or research and/or developing or analyzing regulations, energy impact assessment on natural resources and the economy, policy, or legislation related to offshore wind development in California or elsewhere, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks is a must. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all OPC staff are currently working remotely. However, once staff return to the office, the Offshore Wind Program Manager will be required to work from the office in Sacramento one to three days a week. This position is limited term (minimum of two years) with the potential of becoming permanent. OPC is a Cabinet-level state policy body that works to ensure healthy coastal and ocean ecosystems by advancing innovative, science-based policy and management, making strategic investments, and catalyzing action through partnerships and collaboration. The application deadline is February 3, 2022. For more details and to apply, please visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=286521