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    This announcement is also being advertised under Merit Promotion as announcement DOE-BPA-17-12452-MP. If you intend to apply under a Special Hiring Authority (e.g. Schedule A, VEOA, etc.), please apply under the Merit Promotion announcement as well.

    ***Relocation (PCS) is not authorized for this vacancy; however, relocation/recruitment incentive may be paid in accordance with federal regulations and in consideration of budget availability for a highly qualified candidate; determined upon selection***

    This position is located in the Program Management Office, Chief Administrative Office (CAO). The Chief Administrative Office is responsible for the management, strategic planning, and leadership of administrative services to support and achieve BPA’s mission and business objectives, including the human capital management, supply chain services, personnel and physical security, continuity of operations, safety, and workplace services. The Program Management Office is responsible for providing staff assistance in planning, development, and administration of programs, systems and work processes that are necessary to perform the critical mission and support activities required of the CAO organization. The team supports day-to-day activities, strategic long-term initiatives, and the development, operation and improvement of the systems that promote best business practices and are necessary for efficient and cost-effective accomplishment of functional responsibilities.

    A successful candidate in this position will serve as the BPA Sustainability Program Manager and lead BPA in setting the overall direction in response to Sustainability and climate change mitigation legislation and policies. Such efforts cut across all BPA business functions as well as alignment and coordination with the Department of Energy and BPA Executives. The incumbent is also accountable for BPA to meet its external compliance requirements related to sustainability which are of significant order and involve national relations, the Department of Energy, and the White House through the Council of Environmental Quality.

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    As a Sustainability Program Specialist, you will:

    • Lead the effort in development of policy and analysis related to sustainability and climate change mitigation issues affecting BPA’s operations.
    • Serve as a consultant for matrix teams as a subject matter expert and advisor, recommending the best options for reaching BPA’s sustainability policy and strategy goals based on operational/compliance requirements, technological and financial alternatives, and overall cost-effectiveness.
    • Provide leadership and oversight for the compilation and filing of regulatory reports to the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Washington Department of Ecology, and California Air Resources Board; and voluntary reports to The Climate Registry.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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