Live, work, empower San José!

If you are passionate about the environment and you enjoy working with diverse teams in a fast paced environment, than a career with San José Clean Energy may be the right choice for you!

In 2017, the City of San José established the Community Energy Department to administer San José Clean Energy (SJCE) – the City’s new electricity supplier. San José Clean Energy is one of the largest Community Choice Aggregators (CCA) in California. The mission of the department is to procure clean, cost-effective energy for the benefit of its customers.

Working for SJCE means you are part of the City of San José family too! San José, the Capital of Silicon Valley, is one of the nation’s best managed cities and one of the top ten cities in which to live, work, and do business. Moreover, San José is the center of cultural, government and economic activity for the region. The employees of the City of San José have embraced the following values: Integrity, Innovation, Excellence, Collaboration, Respect and Celebration.

Senior Environmental Program Manager

The City of San José’s Community Energy Department is seeking a Senior Environmental Program Manager to oversee the creation and implementation of community energy programs that promote equity, reduce GHG emissions, and produce community benefits by saving households and businesses money on their energy electricity bill. This is an Overstrength position funded through the current fiscal year (June 30, 2021), and the Department has requested to make that position permanent as part of the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 budget process.

This position is open until filled. Please see the Senior Environmental Program Manager brochure regarding submission information.

Principal Power Resources Specialist

The City of San José’s Community Energy Department is seeking a Principal Power Resources Specialist to join the Power Supply Team. Successful candidates should have an in-depth knowledge of California energy markets, relationships, and experience working with a variety of energy market participants, including: large energy trading firms, independent power producers, investor owned and municipal utilities, and CCAs. Experience successfully managing and improving power portfolio performance for a large utility or power trading firm is highly preferred.

This position is open until filled. Please see the Principal Power Resources Specialist brochure regarding submission information.

Associate Engineer (Electrical)

The City of San José’s Community Energy Department is seeking an Associate Electrical Engineer to support an emerging program which is intended to increase the City’s overall energy resiliency. This newly formed Associate Electrical Engineer position will collaborate with staff from other departments, consultants, vendors, private developers, and other partners to identify, assess, develop and deliver innovative energy resiliency projects, including participating in the potential development of a City utility to provide electric distribution service to a large development project.

This position is open until filled. Please see the Associate Electrical Engineer brochure regarding submission information.