Transportation · Atlanta, Georgia
Department Transportation
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $60,000 - $67,000

Manager, Energy Efficient Transportation

A.  Position Description

The Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) is seeking an enthusiastic candidate to serve as manager on our Energy Efficient Transportation (EET) team to support our efforts to provide technical assistance, research, and resources to stakeholders across our 11-state region to advance energy efficient transportation programs and policies. As the transportation sector continues to evolve and grow, there will be significant implications and opportunities for the Southeast’s utilities, businesses, and state and local governments. The EET team works to provide accurate, actionable, and nonpartisan information and services to our stakeholders to support their goals and develop comprehensive energy efficient transportation programs, policies, and strategies. To adequately support our partners, we monitor and share information about trending or emerging topics, including but not limited to health, autonomous technologies, transportation-related building codes, transportation equity, and planning and sustainability.

B.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Working closely with the Director of Energy Efficient Transportation, this position will conduct research, develop materials and resources, and implement projects that advance energy efficient transportation.

Tracking Local, State, and Regional Developments

  • Track regulatory and policy developments in SEEA’s 11 state region.
  • Develop and maintain a database of electric transportation programs, resources, and emerging technologies.
  • Monitor utility policies and programs for successes and shareable examples.

Research and Writing

  • Conduct research on established and emerging energy efficient transportation policies, programs, and related initiatives.
  • Develop fact sheets, policy memos, public comments, slide presentations, white papers, and other materials, as needed.
  • Prepare content for SEEA’s Quarterly Highlights that summarize important policy and program developments within the region for SEEA’s members.

Stakeholder Engagement and Coordination

  • Provide support to the EET Director with external stakeholder outreach and coordination.
  • Encourage and support the expansion of energy efficient transportation programs and policies to SEEA members, businesses, and local and state government agencies.
  • Promote the purchase and use of electric vehicles by fleets, to both government and business entities through direct outreach and consultation.
  • Support and participate in community-based transportation and mobility events and identify opportunities to advance transportation electrification in underserved areas.
  • Participate in discussion forums and working groups regarding EET priorities and opportunities.
  • Support local, state, and regional transportation electrification events.

C.   Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in public policy, energy, transportation, or related field.
  • At least five or more years’ related work experience.
  • Working knowledge of local and state government, electric utilities and/or energy sector, transportation, public policy, or related fields. Knowledge of electric vehicles, a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple conflicting projects while meeting deadlines.
  • Experience collecting, organizing, and synthesizing large amounts of information.
  • Demonstrated writing ability and aptitude for translating large volumes of complex information into concise and easily understandable formats.
  • Experience managing several tasks at once with proven success in meeting deadlines and the ability to adapt to shifting priorities.
  • Enjoys interacting with others and is comfortable leading meetings or discussions.

D.  Classification & Compensation

This is a full-time, exempt salaried position. This position is based in SEEA’s main office in Atlanta, Georgia, and may require occasional travel. *Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this position will be fully remote until it is safe to resume traditional operations.

Annual salary range is $60,000 to $67,000. Successful applicants will be required to demonstrate their legal status to work in the United States. 

E.   How to Apply

Qualified candidates may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume via SEEA's BambooHR platform. Candidates considered for interviews will be asked to provide three professional or academic references.


About SEEA

The Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Atlanta, Georgia. Established in 2007, SEEA is the only regional energy efficiency organization serving eleven states across the Southeast. SEEA works to ensure people have the knowledge, resources, and opportunities to use energy more efficiently. We advance effective state, local, and utility policies, support the implementation of strong building energy codes, expand availability and access to resources to address energy efficiency in buildings, and support equitable engagement in energy planning processes across all communities.

SEEA’s Culture & Benefits

SEEA offers a highly collaborative and supportive work environment to allow employees to be their authentic selves, learn and grow, and demonstrate their leadership abilities. We are committed to fostering an environment of transparency and trust that allows us to learn from one another and incorporate diversity, inclusion, and integration in all that we do.

Because we work with a broad selection of stakeholders to address complex and evolving issues all employees receive training on collaborative leadership which includes the dimensions of trust, how to facilitate powerful and productive meetings, collaborative problem solving, and stakeholder identification and engagement.

Additionally, employees receive the following benefits:

  • 15 days of paid time off and nine (9) paid holidays annually
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plans with organizational match (up to 2%)
  • Paid parental maternity and paternity leave
  • Monthly mobile phone stipend and transit stipend ($35 each per month)
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Continuing education and professional development opportunities

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  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $60,000 - $67,000