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Fulltime Job Opening: Energy Coordinator

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The Energy Coordinator is a full-time non-exempt position with health insurance and paid time off including vacation time, sick time, and holidays. Specific responsibilities may vary and are subject to change dependent upon funding opportunities. The position is contingent upon program funding.

This position’s primary responsibility is coordination of the Ecology Action Center’s energy efficiency, building performance, and renewable energy programs. Secondary responsibilities may include other program areas as needed.

Candidates must have strong skills in verbal and written communications and project management. Educational background in energy efficiency/renewable energy, or environmental health is required along with familiarity with relevant technology, software, and equipment operation. Strong understanding of current energy issues, options, and trends required along with ability to process and distill highly technical information for laypersons. BPI Building Analyst Certification highly desirable. All applicants must have a valid driver’s license.

Major responsibilities

1. Perform residential and small business energy audits to include blower door and other diagnostic testing as appropriate. Provide in depth written reports with prioritized recommendations for improvements.

2. Promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy choice, and energy literacy concepts and practices throughout the community via educational programming, outreach, and other communications. Integrate environmental justice and equity concepts into projects and planning.

3. Educate residents at community events through tabling/information booths.

4. Creation of educational content and messaging to promote program objectives.

5. Identification of and application for new funding sources.

6. Promoting programs and events of the EAC, working with interns and volunteers to facilitate programs of the EAC, staffing the center including answering phone calls, greeting the public, distributing informational materials, and assisting with the regular running of the center.

Weekend and evening hours are required. Position is considered to be onsite and in-person at the Ecology Action Center offices at 202 W College Avenue, Normal, Illinois 61761 and at various tree planting projects around the greater community.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree. Preferred course of study in energy efficiency, renewable energy, or environmental health
  • 3 years of experience in nontraditional education, community outreach, or energy efficiency
  • Strong communication skills required, both written and verbal
  • Experience and high degree of comfort with other web and computer technologies: spreadsheets, social media, WordPress, databases, CRM, etc.
  • Ability to work occasional long hours and irregular schedules to accommodate programmatic needs
  • Ability to stand for 4 or more hours at a time
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must provide own transportation, automobile insurance, and have a satisfactory driving record

Equal Opportunity

The EAC is an equal opportunity employer for all qualified employees and applicants. All decisions regarding employment are made without regard for race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, or physical and/or mental disability unrelated to ability.

Ecology Action Center

The Ecology Action Center is the not-for-profit environmental sustainability agency for Bloomington, Normal, and McLean County, Illinois.  EAC provides education and services in solid waste management and recycling, energy efficiency and renewable energy, clean water protection, air quality improvement, greenhouse gas emissions reduction and climate planning, and more.

To Apply

Apply via Indeed. Position open until filled; please submit application by Friday, May 24, 2024 to be considered for initial round of interviews.