Small Utility Consultant I (Job 130) ($67,332 - $74,297)
Company: Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Posted on: March 17, 2023
Position DescriptionThe Small Utility Consultant (Consultant)
provides technical, managerial, and financial (TMF) assistance to
small, disadvantaged community water and wastewater systems so they
can operate sustainably and deliver quality services to the
communities served. The Consultant works closely with rural
residents and local leaders to assist them to develop and manage
water, wastewater, or solid waste systems. Additionally, the
Consultant prepares and delivers classroom and individual trainings
as needed to build the capacity of local partners.Specific job
goals, objectives and tasks are established for each employee as
part of the annual evaluation process. Duties and responsibilities
include but are not limited to:
- Assess the needs of our client communities.
- Build technical, managerial, and/or financial capacity at small
- Help client communities access financial resources to address
- Recommend and implement solutions.
- Promote and facilitate partnerships to maximize limited
- Develop, prepare, and deliver group and one-on-one
- Provide excellent customer service.
- Prepare activity and outcome reports as required.
- Perform other duties as assigned.Skills and Qualifications
- Ability to provide guidance to small utilities on water,
wastewater, or solid waste topics.
- Facilitation, mediation and meeting management skills.
- Familiarity with rural and Indigenous community culture and
- Ability to troubleshoot, innovate and problem-solve.
- Proficiency with personal computers including Microsoft
- Ability to complete administrative and reporting requirements
- Ability to listen effectively and communicate, verbally and in
- Ability to work independently and in team environments, and to
effectively prioritize multiple tasks.Physical Job Requirements:The
physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable persons with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. Work performed in an office requires ability to operate
computers and various pieces of office equipment, including
telephone. Use may be moderate (average 2 hours per day) to heavy
(4 or more hours per day)While performing the duties of this
position, the employee is frequently required to stand and/or sit
for prolonged periods of time; walk; talk; hear; use hand to
finger; handle; feel or operate objects, tools or controls; and
reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to
climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.The employee may
occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the
ability to adjust focus.This position also requires moderate (up to
2 days per month) to heavy (up to 10 days per month) automobile and
airline travel, including overnight travel. Preferred Education and
Experience:A combination of experience and education is required to
qualify for the position. A typical qualifying combination would
be:Experience: One to three years of applicable experience in
water, wastewater, environmental project management, or other
closely related field (if a higher level of related education is
possessed than is required, this education may be substituted for
the experience requirement up to a maximum of one year). Experience
in training, facilitating and mediating community programs/projects
is highly desirable. Education:High school diploma or equivalent
with qualifying experience. Bachelor's degree in related field
preferred.Special Requirements:Possession of a valid drivers'
license and proof of insurance that meets the minimum requirements
of RCAC corporate liability policy will be required when traveling
for business purposes.RCAC is an equal opportunity employer and
considers all employees and job applicants without regard to race,
religion, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, disability,
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or marital
status, or any other status protected by law. RCAC strives to
reflect the diverse constituencies that the organization
serves.RCAC employees are federally mandated to be vaccinated
against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to
reasonable accommodation as required by law. PI207823847
Keywords: Rural Community Assistance Corporation, Reno , Small Utility Consultant I (Job 130) ($67,332 - $74,297), Professions , Reno, Nevada
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