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Municipal Energy Officer

Job Type: 
Safety / Health / Environment
M.D. of Bonnyville No.87
Job Description : 

The Municipal Energy Officer is a regional position based at the Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87 (M.D.). This position is responsible for energy management planning, tracking energy use, and leading energy-saving projects towards a more energy-efficient work culture.

The position is funded through the Municipal Climate Change Action Centre (MCCAC) Municipal Energy Manager (MEM) Program. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Benchmark and determine energy usage and energy consumption of all municipal public buildings.
  • Identify, analyze, and prioritize energy-savings opportunities through the development of energy consumption reduction plans and strategies.
  • Analyze energy conservation measures, identify inadequacies, and recommend equipment upgrades and renewable energy solutions.
  • Create municipal greenhouse gas emission inventories and collaborate with each respective municipal authority to identify specific, appropriate, measurable, and timely emission reduction targets and goals.
  • Guide the development of an Energy Management Plan and monitor its continual improvement and implementation.
  • Deliver energy management services in general to multiple municipal facilities.
  • Assist with the management of MCCAC MEM program requirements.
  • Develop quarterly and year-end progress reports.
  • Identify and prioritize energy-reduction or energy-generation funding opportunities.
  • Deliver presentations to provide status updates, deliverable progress, lessons learned, and recommendations for future projects.
  • Facilitate group workshops when applicable.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental science, engineering, or a technical diploma in a closely related field or education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job.
  • 2-5 years of experience in mechanical, electrical, chemical, commercial, industrial, energy efficiency, project management (with an energy focus), facility engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience with the following systems: HVAC, lighting, chillers and refrigeration, motors, variable frequency drives, compressed air, building envelope, renewable energy, and process equipment.
  • Professional experience with energy systems, and processes and/or energy engineering principles, methods, and techniques considered an asset.
  • Experience with energy benchmarking and energy benchmarking software considered an asset (e.g., RETScreen, EnergyStar Portfolio Manager).

Please visit http://md.bonnyville.ab.ca/jobs.aspx for a full job description. 

Closing Date: 
March 2, 2020
Application Return: 

All interested applicants are invited to submit their resume, in confidence to:

Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Postal Bag 1010, Bonnyville, Alberta T9N 2J7

Fax: (780) 826-4524
Email: hr@md.bonnyville.ab.ca