Job Posting – Sr. Energy Specialist

Position Title:         Sr. Energy Specialist
Department:            Building Inspections
Position Type:        Two-Year Term, Exempt

The City of Grand Forks is seeking an individual for the position of Sr. Energy Specialist.  This is a full-time two-year term position, and offers a competitive salary and full range of benefits.

The Sr. Energy Specialist position is funded through Fortis BC’s Climate Action Partners program.  Reporting to the Manager of Building Inspections, the Sr. Energy Specialist will work with City staff in assessing the condition of homes acquired under Grand Forks’ Flood Mitigation and Resilience program, developing individual plans for these buildings to maximize energy efficiency, helping identify and coordinate funding through FortisBC Conservation & Energy Management programs and other sources, and providing capacity support for the implementation of the energy efficiency measures.

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree, in addition to at least one of the following degrees or certifications:

  • Registered professional engineer
  • Sustainable Energy Management credentials
  • Registered EnerGuide Energy Advisor qualified to undertake assessments of existing Part 9 buildings
  • Extensive experience with assessing, specifying and managing building energy retrofits

See the complete job description with education, skills, and experience requirements.

Using the subject line “Sr. Energy Specialist”, please submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence, to David Bruce, Manager of Building Inspections, City of Grand Forks, 7217-4th Street (PO Box 220), Grand Forks, BC, V0H 1H0, or by e-mail:

Cover letters and detailed resumes, including references, will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Friday, September 18, 2020.

The City of Grand Forks appreciates the interest and effort of all applicants in applying for this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.