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.

Open Positions

Deputy Director

The City of San José is seeking an experienced Deputy Director to oversee all Customer Account Management, Marketing, Communications, Energy Programs, and Legislative and Regulatory Policy functions for the Department. The Deputy Director will report to the Director of Community Energy and will be an integral part of the Department’s executive team.

This position is open until filled. Please see the Deputy Director brochure regarding submission information.

Senior Accountant

The Senior Accountant will report to San José Clean Energy’s Budget and Financial Management Division Manager and will work closely with the City’s Finance Department and the City Manager’s Budget Office. Under general supervision, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for developing and maintaining fiscal operations for the department, as well as day-to-day management of the fiscal team.

To apply, please complete an application via the City of San José’s website. This position is open until filled.

If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Michelle Saechao at