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    Pam Sporborg

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    Headquartered in Portland, OR, we are the Bonneville Power Administration (best know as BPA). We’ve been providing over a third of the electricity consumed in the Pacific Northwest for more than 70 years. While we take pride in helping to “keep the lights on” we also fund and manage one of the largest fish and wildlife programs in the world; invest in new renewable generating resources such as wind and geothermal projects; and are proud to be a leading partner in promoting energy conservation and efficiency programs.
    How are we able to accomplish so much? It’s simple – our people! Not only is our work diverse but so are our employees who excel in a challenging work environment, where career opportunities and development are encouraged and achieved. We enjoy a range of competitive benefits including flexible work schedules, generous leave, secure retirement, and much more. And the best part of all, our employees know they make a difference every day providing a critical service to the public while they get to work, live, and play in the great Pacific Northwest! You can learn more about BPA at
    Business success depends on people – talented, motivated, agile people. Energy Efficiency (EE) is a dynamic organization that works with BPA’s customers, regional service providers, and governmental, non-profit organizations to improve the energy efficiency of end-use consumers across the Pacific Northwest. Energy Efficiency currently spends roughly $80 million per year on energy efficiency and an increasing amount on RD&D per year. BPA’s energy conservation activities are widely regarded as sound, efficient and effective.
    This position is located in Planning and Evaluation. This organization provides program design, support and analysis to track, monitor and evaluate programs. Planning & Evaluation is also responsible for advanced communications technology R & D and market development to improve grid efficiency and optimize resources and implementing the energy web vision through demonstrations, pilot programs, education and collaboration with stakeholders, customers and constituents.
    Major duties include:
    Provides direction in the use of staff and other resources in the delivery of Energy Efficiency and Load Management Planning and Evaluation products and services
    Participates as a member of key regional and national committees/boards that set the future direction of Energy Efficiency initiatives and programs
    Serves as a member of Bonneville’s Energy Efficiency Management Team with responsibility for developing, implementing and evaluating all programs and policies which ensure the timely delivery of products and programs in support of BPA’s strategic business objectives
    Develops staff resources by providing training, feedback, coaching, and performance reviews
    Performs the full range of personnel management functions including selection of staff, initiating/authorizing personnel actions, recognizing and rewarding superior performance of direct reports, etc
    All applications are initially evaluated based solely on the written material provided. At a minimum, a complete application includes your resume and your responses to the Knowledge, Skill, and Ability (KSAs) evaluation elements provided in Vacancy Announcement #006618-09-DE, Supervisory Public Utility Specialist (Energy Efficiency Planning & Evaluation) available online at This vacancy announcement will provide you with additional information and specific application instructions.
    Applications will be accepted through 05/22/09 from U.S. citizens only.
    If you have any questions, please contact Chris Siple, Assistant at 503-230-3302.
    BPA was recently selected as one of the top companies and agencies in Oregon to receive the “Families in Good Company” award for demonstrating community leadership in assisting employees in balancing work and family responsibilities. Here are just a few examples of how we do it…
    Up to 13 days of vacation time to start
    Ten paid holidays per year
    Unlimited sick leave accrual
    Affordable health insurance
    Life insurance provided
    Secure Retirement Program
    Long-Term Care Insurance
    Tax deferred, agency matching investment plan
    Family friendly leave
    Federal Credit Union
    Fitness on-site and/or reimbursement program

    Energy Efficiency Planning & Evaluation–BPA Deadline
    05/22/2009 Web Site Location:
    Portland, OR, USA Category

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