Clean Vehicle Rebate Coordinator (Program Analyst 3)

State of Oregon - Portland, OR3.9

Full-time$4,600 - $6,800 a month
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality currently has an opening for a full-time Clean Vehicle Rebate Coordinator (Program Analyst 3) in Portland, OR. This is a limited duration position through June 30, 2019, and may become permanent depending on funding. Please consider joining an innovative team, and work to advance our agency mission to protect and improve Oregon's environmental quality!

What you will do
As the Clean Vehicle Rebate Coordinator, you will direct project work on the Oregon Clean Vehicle Rebate Program (ORVRP) and oversee its implementation. Additionally, you will develop program standards, oversee DEQ's contractor in the development and implementation of the rebate program, evaluate contractor work product for compliance with contract standards, and perform contract standards development and amendments, as needed. You will become proficient in the technical aspects of clean car technology, contract standards development, and reporting on program performance. You will also assist other air quality planners in responding to legislative and media inquiries, and developing and proposing program improvements for management consideration.

What's in it for you?
The State of Oregon offers medical, dental and vision health benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays a year. If you are employed by a government or not-for-profit organization, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) link: PSLF Program. If you are passionate about Oregon's environment and are looking for an exciting new opportunity, apply today!

This is a limited duration position through June 30, 2019, and may become permanent depending on funding.
This position is full time, exempt, AFSCME represented position.
The eligible list created from this recruitment may be used to fill future regular, limited duration, full or part-time or temporary positions.

Working conditions:
Office work required in a well-equipped office. Some driving required in a state-provided vehicle (requires a valid driver's license and ability to pilot a motor vehicle). Some overnight in-state and out-of-state travel may be required.

Additional Details
This recruitment is continuous. However, our initial application screening is scheduled for Friday, October 26, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., but we may close the announcement at any time after this date when we have received an adequate number of applications. We cannot guarantee that we will consider applications received after this screening date. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

To be considered a qualified applicant you must meet the following criteria:

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a degree related to Environmental Science; AND four (4) years' experience coordinating or administering a program related to Permitting or Environmental Quality.
Any combination of experience or education equivalent to seven (7) years of experience coordinating or administering a program in Permitting or Environmental Quality.

Requested Skills (Desired Attributes):
Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate knowledge or experience with the following:
Facilitation and stakeholder/public engagement experience.
Experience working with multiple parties with competing interests to achieve common goals.
High skill level in written and oral communications: Clear, concise, and compelling communication of policy and technical information, tailored to the needs of diverse audiences.
Effective presentation skills and the ability to match presentation style to needs of individual audiences.
Clear and demonstrable project management skills.
Experience developing program performance metrics.
Experience with IT project development.
Experience with State procurement standards.
Experience with contract and contractor oversight, management, and auditing.
Experience with Zero-Emission Vehicles, their technology, the current vehicles available, and the state-of-the-art.
Experience with Environmental Justice, in concept and/or in practice.
Additional Information

To apply, please follow these steps:
Complete the application. We will not accept a resume or position description in place of a completed application. Because of the volume of applications we receive, we do not review any attachments that we do not ask for.
The work experience and/or education section of your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet all of the minimum and special qualifications listed above. If it does not, we are required to disqualify it.
Attach a cover letter (not exceeding 2 pages) demonstrating your experience and how it qualifies you for the position you're applying for.
Complete the supplemental questions. Answers to the supplemental questions must be substantiated with the experience you listed in the work experience section of the application. (Please note that your responses may also be evaluated for grammar, spelling, and punctuation.)
To receive credit for higher education coursework, transcripts (official or unofficial) must be submitted prior to interview (if selected). Note: To protect your confidential information, please redact (black out) your social security number on all transcripts before attaching to your application.

If you are an eligible veteran and wish to claim veterans' preference points AND you also meet the minimum qualifications for this position, the points will be added to your score. For more information on veterans' preference points visit our Veterans Resource page. To receive veterans' preference points you MUST attach the following required documentation prior to 1st interview (if selected).
A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; OR a letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating you receive a non-service connected pension for the five (5) point preference.
A copy of your DD214/DD215 form; AND a copy of your veterans' disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veterans Affairs for the ten (10) point preference.

As an employer the State of Oregon complies with the Pay Equity Bill. We do not discriminate on the basis of protected class in the payment of wages or screen applicants on the basis of their current or past compensation. We determine salary from applicable professional experience and education. Please visit for more information.

The Oregon DEQ does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, all applicants will be required to complete the US Department of Homeland Security's Form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States.

This position is represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 3336.

If you need assistance to participate in the application process, you are encouraged to email Michael Garcellano at or call (503) 229-5021. TTY users please use the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service: 1-800-735-2900.

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is a regulatory agency whose job is to protect the quality of Oregon's environment.

DEQ strives to create inclusive environments that welcome and value the diversity of the people we serve. DEQ fosters fairness, equity, and inclusion to create workplace environments where everyone is treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, physical stature, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political affiliation and any other factor applicable by state or federal law.

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Core benefitsMedical, vision and dental insurance Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members $5,000 in employee basic life insuranceRetirement benefits
Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP) Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.
Paid leaves and other benefits
Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year Ten paid holidays a yearThe state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits
Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents Long-term and short-term disability Accidental Death and Dismemberment Long-term care (self and eligible family members) Flexible spending accounts Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.
The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.