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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2001739

Energy and Sustainability Specialist

Want to design and develop energy efficiency programs, and engage with industry leaders to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas footprints? You can at ICF. We solve the most challenging issues facing the energy industry today, while informing the future of global energy use.  

ICF is seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated candidate to help clients implement and evolve their energy-efficiency programs. This position will be based in our Fairfax, VA office. Successful candidates will support the implementation of high-profile public-private partnership programs to drive improved energy efficiency across commercial, multifamily, institutional, and industrial markets. They will be part of a team that builds and maintains relationships with key market actors, reviews and analyzes energy consumption data, develops marketing material that recognizes market leadership, and collaborates with other team members and clients to develop national and regional strategies to increase participation in energy efficiency programs.

What you will be doing . . .

· Conducting outreach to build and maintain relationships with key market actors, including commercial building owners and operators, industry associations, and utilities.

· Contributing to the development and deployment of communications, outreach, and training resources, including case studies, webinars, in-person events, and other opportunities.

· Serving as a source of technical assistance for program participants, and maintaining detailed records in a customer management system.

· Coordinating with other team members and clients to develop local, regional, and national strategies to influence the market and increase participation in programs.

· Conducting partner recruitment, onboarding, and ongoing support to maximize program participation.

· Tracking state/local and national energy policies that impact commercial and industrial buildings.

· Conducting research and analysis of energy efficiency and industry issues.

What you need to have . . . 

· Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (e.g., environmental studies, public policy, business).  

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Highly-developed interpersonal skills and self-motivation.

· Excellent analytical skills.

· Solid personal computer skills (Microsoft applications).

· Ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under strict deadlines.

Preferred Skills/Experience…

· Experience working in the commercial or multifamily building sector, or for an energy efficiency vendor/service provider serving the building sector.

· Experience writing reports, articles, case studies, or other communications materials.

· Experience in energy performance benchmarking.

· Experience with ENERGY STAR, LEED, and/or other efficiency/sustainability program platforms.

· Familiarity with the development/delivery of public-private voluntary partnership programs.

· Basic programming skills

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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