Division Manager, Innovation And Sustainability Services (management Analyst Iv)

Fairfax, Virginia
$80,764.32 - $134,606.99 Annually
Sep 05, 2020
Sep 19, 2020
Full Time
Job Announcement

Works collaboratively with county departments, authorities, businesses and residents to develop, coordinate, and promote effective sustainability initiatives to reduce the county’s impact on the environment. Duties include:
  • Engages county departments, authorities, businesses and residents to advance environmental priorities;
  • Researches and promotes new innovative and economically and socially sustainable practices in support of the Board of Supervisors Environmental Vision;
  • Analyzes, monitors and communicates resource usage;
  • Educates departments, authorities, businesses and residents on the importance of sustainability initiatives and practices;
  • Formulates budget needs and obtains funding for projects through rebate applications, grants, and project proposals;
  • Reviews legislative proposals, regulatory filings, and data on sustainable practices and identifies issues, as appropriate;
  • Develops and writes reports and recommendations regarding sustainability issues based on generally accepted social, economic and environmental principles; and
  • Uses context-based metrics to measure sustainability efforts.
Works under general direction of the Deputy Director of the Office of Environmental and Energy Coordination (OEEC.)

Note: The assigned functional areas of this position are environmental, energy, and/or climate action legislation, regulation or planning; economics; statistics; and engineering.

Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • Directs and manages long-term, large-scale, high-priority, sensitive programs/projects that are multi-disciplinary and involve multiple agencies;
  • Manages a group of professionals engaged in diverse administrative and management support activities;
  • Establishes and implements program policies, develop and manages the budget for designated programs;
  • Ensures County programs reach the intended populations and targeted benefactors;
  • Directs research and evaluation of trends in applicable areas of responsibility;
  • Develops long- and short-term goals, objectives and solutions for division;
  • Interfaces with central County staff departments (such as Department of Management and Budget, Department of Human Resources, Finance, Purchasing and Supply Management) for seamless collaboration;
  • Provides consultation on strategic planning, organizational development and redesign projects;
  • Prepares for and presents to County Board of Supervisors (or Committee) regarding areas of expertise and responsibility.

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list).
  • Extensive knowledge of the mission, goals, objectives, funding sources, organizational structure, workload, and staffing of the organizational unit or program to which incumbent is assigned;
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques relating to the functional area of business operation;
  • Extensive knowledge of statutory and regulatory requirements governing application of program funding, execution of program activities, and achievement of program outcomes;
  • Knowledge of the legislative and executive decision making processes;
  • Knowledge of the project management life cycle and its supporting phases;
  • Ability to identify organizational problems, evaluate possible solutions, and select and implement the most advantageous course of action;
  • Ability to identify and determine appropriate methods for gathering data;
  • Ability to make oral presentations to department management, other departments, or the public;
  • Ability to write detailed, accurate reports, grants, or solicitations for pertinent areas of administration;
  • Ability to manage professional and paraprofessional employees including coaching, counseling, training, and evaluation.

Employment Standards

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in fields related to the assigned functional areas; plus five years of professional work experience within more than one of the assigned functional areas.

Not applicable.

  • Strong experience in and knowledge of federal and state law, policy and regulation in the areas of energy, environment, climate and energy utilities.
  • Experience working in a local government environment including work with elected officials.
  • Demonstrated record of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience in data gathering techniques including how to manage, synthesize and use information in various formats and how to organize and present findings.
  • Ability to apply principles of leadership, creative problem solving, collaboration, decision making, and team building.
  • Ability to effectively engage diverse stakeholders towards problem-solving and mutual understandings.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to present complex information to elected officials, senior management, and members of the community in a clear, concise and understandable manner.
  • Four or more years of supervisory experience.

The appointee to the position must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check.

This position is primarily sedentary in nature. Visual acuity to work on electronic equipment such as a computer monitor and the ability to type on a keyboard. Ability to attend evening meetings. Ability to carry/lift up to 15 pounds are essential to this position. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include a written exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.


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