County of Ventura
Work Schedule
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description
$63,444.52 - $117,071.01 Annually, plus Benefits

Under direction, plans, organizes, and performs a variety of monitoring, evaluation, and reporting activities in support of the Sustainability programs and outreach; works with stakeholders such as contractors, homeowners, community-based organizations, agency partners, and partner counties to coordinate and monitor various climate and energy-related programs. This position will also oversee and coordinate the activities of specific Sustainability Division-focused projects and initiatives, oversee the management and implementation of contracts and grants; and identify emerging trends, potential challenges and new opportunities for the Sustainability Division.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in business administration, energy management, sustainability, energy efficiency, climate change, government, or other related field; have knowledge of climate, energy, and sustainability programs; and have experience in the implementation of climate action and adaptation programs, techniques, and methods. This person will also be a team player, a dynamic public speaker, and will demonstrate political acumen when dealing with various stakeholders and representatives. Additional responsibilities include identifying emerging trends, potential challenges, and new opportunities for the Sustainability Division.

Program Administrator I:  $63,444.52 - $88,831.06  
Program Administrator II: $71,063.56 - $99,498.74
Program Administrator III: $74,398.46 - $104,168.07  
Senior Program Administrator: $83,613.94 - $117,071.01
County Executive Office –  Government Affairs, Water, and Energy
OPENING DATE:  Friday, September 16, 2022
CLOSING DATE:  Monday, October 3, 2022

Some (Program Administrator I) to extensive (Senior Program Administrator) program support experience coupled with some (Program Administrator I ) to extensive (Senior Program Administrator) experience in the fields related to the assigned program which demonstrates possession of and competency in technical knowledge of the program area.

Any combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs).  Possession of the required KSAs may typically be demonstrated by one of the following combinations of education and experience:
Possession of a Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, energy management, sustainability, or a closely-related field with full-time experience in local government sustainability, climate change, green building, or a related area with the responsibility for planning, administering, organizing, and coordinating programs;
Program Administrator I: One (1) year of recent, paid, and highly related experience
Program Administrator II: Two (2) years of recent, paid, and highly related experience
Program Administrator III: Three (3) years of recent, paid, and highly related experience
Senior Program Administrator: Five (5) years of recent, paid, and highly related experience
  • Possess or obtain and maintain a valid California driver license
  • Excellent written communication skills must be demonstrated in the completion of the employment application and supplemental questionnaire
  • Ability to perform dynamic public speaking and experience with public outreach
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and TEAMS
  • Ability to frequently travel out-of-County

  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in business administration, energy management, sustainability, or a closely-related field
  • Knowledge of California climate and energy issues, policies and practices, including an understanding of local, regional and state planning, polices and administrative practices
  • Experience with California Air Resources Board, California Public Utilities Commission, California Energy Commission, or related regulatory agencies
  • Proficiency with tools used in greenhouse gas and/or energy inventories, mapping, modeling, or benchmarking including but not limited to ClearPath, CalEEMod, TerraCount, or other third-party models

To apply on-line refer to web site: www.ventura.org/jobs. If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call (805) 654-5129 for application materials. Our address is: County of Ventura, Human Resources Division, 800 S. Victoria Ave., Loc. # 1970, Ventura, CA 93009. We do not accept resumes in lieu of our application form, nor do we accept any application materials via e-mail.

It is essential that you complete all sections of your application and supplemental questionnaire thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications.  A resume and/or other related documents may be attached to supplement the information in your application and supplemental questionnaire; however, it/they may not be submitted in lieu of the application and supplemental questionnaire.


The selection process may consist of an Oral Exam, which may be preceded or replaced with the score from a Training and Experience Evaluation (T&E), contingent upon the size and quality of the candidate pool. In a typical T&E, your training and experience are evaluated in relation to the background, experience and factors identified for successful job performance during a job analysis. For this reason, it is recommended that your application materials clearly show your relevant background and specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities. It is also highly recommended that the supplemental questions within the application are completed with care and diligence.

For further information regarding this recruitment, please contact Monika Maine by email at Monika.Maine@ventura.org or phone (805) 654-2419.