I want to let you know about a very cool position being advertised at the US Department of Energy (my employer). We’re looking for a Chief Technology Officer/Senior Policy Advisor for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (http://www.eere.energy.gov).
DOE, and EERE in particular, are right at the heart of the Obama Administration’s efforts on alternative energy, including work on solar, wind, vehicles, green buildings, geothermal, and many other areas. This position will shape the way EERE uses IT to advance its mission. Among other things, we’re hoping the CTO/Senior Advisor will help launch innovative online programs to engage Americans on how we can reduce our energy consumption and speed the adoption of renewable energy technologies.
The position closes soon (January 31) so please pass this along to anyone you think would be interested and qualified. You can find out more information at USAjobs.GOV:
SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR/CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER SALARY RANGE: 117,787.00 – 162,900.00 USD /year OPEN PERIOD: Thursday, December 10, 2009 to Sunday, January 31, 2010 SERIES & GRADE: EJ-2210-05/05 POSITION INFORMATION: Full -Time Permanent
The Position is being announced in accordance with the policies and procedures outlined in 5 CFR, Part 302, Employment in the Excepted Service.
Relocation may be paid.
JOB SUMMARY: The Department of Energy’s overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the U.S. through scientific and technological innovation and the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex. With DOE you’ll have the flexibility and freedom to explore a world of possibilities through a wealth of exciting and challenging career opportunities. By joining DOE, you can hone your career skills while helping to secure the U.S. future and make a real difference in the lives of Americans and people around the world.
To learn more about the DOE, please visit our website the following link DOE This position is located in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Office of the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary. The Office of EERE is seeking a motivated and highly- qualified candidate for an exciting full-time permanent position located in Washington D.C.
In this position the incumbent is recognized as an authority on a broad range of issues and strategic design concerning a multitude of cutting edge information technology (IT) and new media solutions, provides authoritative advice and guidance to the Assistant Secretary (ASEE), Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary (PDAS) , and Chief Operating Officer (COO), as well as stakeholders at other USAG agencies, Congress, and the private sector on issues such as use of advanced IT resources to streamline the function of EERE operations, opportunities to review and comment on models and assumptions driving decisions, proposed technological standards, and how IT and new media can be used to advance EERE’s, and by extension the Department’s, mission vis-a-vis energy conservation and renewable energy technologies and sources.
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following KSAs/competencies:
1. Expert knowledge of the full range of IT disciplines, e.g. IT strategic planning, lifecycle management, advanced interface designs, new media and social networking tools, collaborative software, visualization, and simulation, etc. 2. Expert knowledge of project management principles and business. 3. Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively both orally and in writing with senior level officials, function and program managers, technical subject matter specialists, industry representatives, key customers and stakeholders. 4. Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices in the areas of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, along with associated EERE, Department of Energy, and Administration goals, priorities, and objectives in these areas.