About Us

Careers

 

Join our team of passionate professionals forging the path to decarbonization

Whether you’re a seasoned environmentalist or someone who’s always wanted to be part of a greater movement for a sustainable future, you’ll be in good company at CSE. From project managers to energy efficiency gurus, EV enthusiasts to data nerds, we’re each doing our little part to make a big impact.

We move at the speed of business and operate with the heart of a nonprofit. This means we have a strong corporate infrastructure that includes finance, information technology, human resources and marketing functions that work together with our program administration teams to achieve our mission.

Jobs
 

20 Jobs at CSE

Displaying 11 - 15 of 20
Filter by:

Gather and translate business rules and requirements into technical requirements. Develop and prepare system specifications, including creating flowcharts and process diagrams. Guide testing and troubleshooting for new system feature, including documenting system bugs, errors and solutions. Guide the implementation and rollout of new system features. Help develop training and provide support for new system features. Provide guidance to stakeholders on devising effective and efficient approaches to achieve project objectives. Support non-operational CVRP business analysis work as needed. Perform research to gather necessary information, compile statistics, and prepare an analysis of data.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

BUSINESS ANALYSIS: Salesforce experience is preferred but not required!  Gather and translate business requirements into technical requirements. Develop and prepare system specifications, including creating flowcharts and process diagrams. Guide testing and troubleshooting for new system features, including documenting system bugs, errors and solutions. Guide the implementation and rollout of new system features. Help develop training and provide support for new system features. Provide guidance to stakeholders on devising effective and efficient approaches to achieve project objectives. Support non-operational CVRP business analysis work as needed. Perform research to gather necessary information, compile statistics, and prepare analysis of data.

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT: Support process improvement activities. Participate in strategic planning for CVRP Operations. Analyze operational models for effectiveness and suggest ways to improve.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Manage system integration projects, especially between the CVRP website, rebate database, and cloud-based document storage. Ensure that projects are implemented on time and within budget. Manage internal (program, finance, IT, operations) and external (database and web development) stakeholder relationships.

DOCUMENTATION: Document the technical specifications for the CVRP rebate processing platform. Develop a plan to transfer CVRP systems and information to the Air Resources Board. Help develop and write the final report associated with each CVRP grant. Provide other writing support (e.g., proposals) as needed.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Business Analysis:

  • Experience defining business requirements for systems and projects.
  • Ability to conceptually outline a high level-design of how a system would work based on business requirements.
  • Ability to work with technical resources to translate business requirements into technical requirements.
  • Ability to understand and document processes at a conceptual level.
  • Experience developing and implementing test plans.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience with best practices benchmarking.

Project Management:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management through all five phases (initiating, planning, execution, monitoring, closing).
  • Successful project management of all six project constraints (scope, quality, scheduling, budget, resources, risk).
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks, changing priorities, stressful situations and complex assignments.
  • Strong organizational, time management and planning skills.
  • Ability to receive strategic direction from Senior Operations Manager and proactively work with minimal supervision.

Communication:

  • Ability to solicit the voice of the customer.
  • Ability to represent stakeholder concerns and requirements.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate professionally and cooperate with a team of individuals with diverse personalities and skill levels.
  • Demonstrated proficiency providing successful customer service.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • 4-6 years of experience directly related to the essential functions and responsibilities of the position. Graduate school experience may take the place of some work experience if directly relevant to essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Bachelor's degree in area relevant to the primary job duties and required qualifications.

COMPUTER AND/OR TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Experience working with online customer relationship management (CRM) systems (e.g., Salesforce.com).
  • Experience with custom Salesforce development is preferred.
  • Experience working with Drupal-based websites is preferred.
  • Experience working with cloud-based storage systems (e.g., Box.com, Dropbox

Responsible for general support of various Clean Transportation projects with a focus on project coordinating and training of rebate processing specialists for administration of statewide clean transportation programs. Under general supervision from the Clean Transportation Operations Managers, the Coordinator will assume responsibilities that include program implementation, team training and support, partner engagement, and overall coordination of Southern California Edison’s Clean Fuel Reward Program requirements.  

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide training and ongoing support to the transportation operations team of rebate processing specialists (RPS).
  • Provide logistical and administrative oversight to ensure quality control. Enforce program requirements, application procedures and standards, and support program processes.
  • Monitor daily activities to ensure that procedures are working to achieve program goals and to support efficient processing. Review program plans through the course of the fiscal year and advise the Senior Manager or Program Manager as necessary.
  • Make recommendations on transportation program design, including drafting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Cheat Sheets, program email templates and correspondence, and program evaluation and reporting.
  • Coordinate, organize and track progress of RPS tasks.
  • Create program reports and presentations as needed. Contribute to data analysis and writing of transportation program reports.
  • Maintain and update the internal database of program processing related documentation, including SOPs and Cheat Sheets
  • Handle inquiries about the program, eligible technologies and project requirements. Serve as point person for escalated customer service calls.
  • Provide overall operational support to Project & Operations managers.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Role Specific Responsibilities:

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management and planning skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks, changing priorities and working effectively under deadlines.
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented with exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in customer service principles.
  • Ability to learn complex procedures and policies quickly.
  • Ability to take initiative, be proactive and work with minimal supervision.
  • Basic knowledge of project management and best practices with data entry and documentation.
  • Demonstrable proficiency with standard office software packages (MS Office: Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook). Advanced uses of word processing, spreadsheets, databases and other standard software to create well-formatted documents and materials requiring interpretation and critical thought.
  • Familiarity with standard office procedures, filing, telephone techniques and operation of office equipment.
  • Proficient in typing and use of proper English spelling, punctuation and grammar in communications.

Preferred

  • Familiarity with California clean transportation policies and landscape.
  • Experience with advanced technology market transformation programs.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in area relevant to sustainable transportation and/or business practices, such as business administration, environmental/energy policy, transportation planning, environmental planning or environmental science or equivalent work experience required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.

Experience:

  • 3 years of related experience

Licenses, Certificates or Registrations:

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work Environment:

  • Works in an office environment

 

 

Processes clean vehicle rebate applications efficiently and accurately.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Process clean vehicle rebate applications using a customized Salesforce.com CRM system and other computer systems
  • Follow detailed, standard practices and operating procedures to review rebate applications and varied, complex supporting documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Make quick, consistent decisions following detailed program terms and conditions to determine rebate applicant eligibility
  • Provide technical support to applicants for the online application and document submission processes
  • Explain complex project requirements to applicants on the phone and in writing
  • Use good judgment when speaking with applicants about non-public personal information
  • Handle highly-sensitive documents that contain non-public personal information, following mandatory security processes
  • Use template-based and customized emails to communicate professionally and accurately with rebate applicants
  • Prepare and mail rebate checks to rebate applicants
  • Work effectively with fellow team members to complete rebate processing tasks, assisting others when opportunities arise
  • Identify issues which may require deviation from standard practices and work with team leads to implement solutions
  • Communicate with the CVRP operations team leads and operations managers to provide status updates, report concerns, and suggest solutions and improvements
  • Organize, scan, file, and store hardcopy rebate applications
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Role Specific Responsibilities:

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required

  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to understand processes at a conceptual level, execute them correctly in an internet browser-based system, and ask questions when in doubt
  • Ability to organize tasks in a way that suits your work style, accommodates your team members, and complies with required processes
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to communicate facts and constraints effectively verbally and in writing, even during difficult conversations
  • Ability to complete assigned work accurately and on time
  • Ability to identify alternative solutions to assigned issues and recommend course of action
  • Intermediate ability to navigate in Adobe Acrobat PDF files
  • Intermediate ability to follow processes and execute tasks in an internet browser-based system
  • Intermediate ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Windows 7
  • Basic knowledge of customer service principles, project management and best practices with data entry and documentation.

Preferred

  • Basic knowledge of and/or interest in electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and other alternative fuel vehicles
  • Basic knowledge of and/or interest in local, state, and federal transportation issues related to greenhouse gases (GHGs) and climate change
  • Basic knowledge of and/or interest in energy issues with basic understanding of sustainable energy policy and technologies
  • Experience working with online customer relationship management (CRM) systems (e.g., Salesforce.com)
  • Income verification or mortgage processing experience
  • Ability to speak Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese or Tagalog

Education:

  • Associate of Arts degree required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Additional work experience may be substituted for a degree.

Experience:

  • 2 years of experience in office/clerical work, customer support, application processing, or other areas related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for some work experience.

Licenses, Certificates or Registrations:

  • None required

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work Environment:

  • Works in an office environment

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and other equipment customarily present in an office environment.
  • Processes clean vehicle rebate applications efficiently and accurately.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Process clean vehicle rebate applications using a customized Salesforce.com CRM system and other computer systems
  • Follow detailed, standard practices and operating procedures to review rebate applications and varied, complex supporting documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Make quick, consistent decisions following detailed program terms and conditions to determine rebate applicant eligibility
  • Provide technical support to applicants for the online application and document submission processes
  • Explain complex project requirements to applicants on the phone and in writing
  • Use good judgment when speaking with applicants about non-public personal information
  • Handle highly-sensitive documents that contain non-public personal information, following mandatory security processes
  • Use template-based and customized emails to communicate professionally and accurately with rebate applicants
  • Prepare and mail rebate checks to rebate applicants
  • Work effectively with fellow team members to complete rebate processing tasks, assisting others when opportunities arise
  • Identify issues which may require deviation from standard practices and work with team leads to implement solutions
  • Communicate with the CVRP operations team leads and operations managers to provide status updates, report concerns, and suggest solutions and improvements
  • Organize, scan, file, and store hardcopy rebate applications
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Role Specific Responsibilities:

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required

  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to understand processes at a conceptual level, execute them correctly in an internet browser-based system, and ask questions when in doubt
  • Ability to organize tasks in a way that suits your work style, accommodates your team members, and complies with required processes
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to communicate facts and constraints effectively verbally and in writing, even during difficult conversations
  • Ability to complete assigned work accurately and on time
  • Ability to identify alternative solutions to assigned issues and recommend course of action
  • Intermediate ability to navigate in Adobe Acrobat PDF files
  • Intermediate ability to follow processes and execute tasks in an internet browser-based system
  • Intermediate ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Windows 7
  • Basic knowledge of customer service principles, project management and best practices with data entry and documentation.

Preferred

  • Basic knowledge of and/or interest in electric, plug-in hybrid electric, and other alternative fuel vehicles
  • Basic knowledge of and/or interest in local, state, and federal transportation issues related to greenhouse gases (GHGs) and climate change
  • Basic knowledge of and/or interest in energy issues with basic understanding of sustainable energy policy and technologies
  • Experience working with online customer relationship management (CRM) systems (e.g., Salesforce.com)
  • Income verification or mortgage processing experience
  • Ability to speak Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese or Tagalog

Education:

  • Associate of Arts degree required.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. Additional work experience may be substituted for a degree.

Experience:

  • 2 years of experience in office/clerical work, customer support, application processing, or other areas related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for some work experience.

Licenses, Certificates or Registrations:

  • None required

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work Environment:

  • Works in an office environment

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and other equipment customarily present in an office environment.

Processes clean vehicle rebate applications efficiently and accurately.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Process clean vehicle rebate applications using a customized Salesforce.com CRM system and other computer systems
  • Follow detailed, standard practices and operating procedures to review rebate applications and varied, complex supporting documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Make quick, consistent decisions following detailed program terms and conditions to determine rebate applicant eligibility
  • Provide technical support to applicants for the online application and document submission processes
  • Explain complex project requirements to applicants on the phone and in writing
  • Use good judgment when speaking with applicants about non-public personal information
  • Handle highly-sensitive documents that contain non-public personal information, following mandatory security processes
  • Use template-based and customized emails to communicate professionally and accurately with rebate applicants
  • Prepare and mail rebate checks to rebate applicants
  • Work effectively with fellow team members to complete rebate processing tasks, assisting others when opportunities arise
  • Identify issues which may require deviation from standard practices and work with team leads to implement solutions
  • Communicate with the CVRP operations team leads and operations managers to provide status updates, report concerns, and suggest solutions and improvements
  • Organize, scan, file, and store hard copy rebate applications
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Role Specific Responsibilities:

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required:

  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Strong ability to work on more than one program.
  • Ability to understand processes at a conceptual level, execute them correctly in an internet browser-based system, and ask questions when in doubt
  • Ability to organize tasks in a way that suits your work style, accommodates your team members, and complies with required processes
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to communicate facts and constraints effectively verbally and in writing, even during difficult conversations
  • Ability to complete assigned work accurately and on time
  • Ability to identify alternative solutions to assigned issues and recommend course of action
  • Intermediate ability to navigate in Adobe Acrobat PDF files
  • Intermediate ability to follow processes and execute tasks in an internet browser-based system
  • Intermediate ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Windows 7
  • Basic knowledge of customer service principles, project management and best practices with data entry and documentation.
  • Preferred
  • Basic knowledge of and/or interest in energy issues with basic understanding of sustainable energy policy and technologies
  • Experience working with online customer relationship management (CRM) systems (e.g., Salesforce.com)
  • Income verification or mortgage processing experience
  • Ability to speak, read and write Tagalog

Education:

  • Associate of Arts degree required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Additional work experience may be substituted for a degree

Experience:

  • 2 years of experience in office/clerical work, customer support, application processing, or other areas related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • A bachelor’s degree may be substituted for some work experience

Represents CSE and programs such as the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) at Dealerships and Dealership related events. Responsible for educating and engaging target audiences about the benefits offered through CSE’s programs.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Dealership Outreach

  • Lead dealership education efforts through in-person visits and coordination of training sessions.
  • Support training Outreach Coordinators in dealership engagement.
  • Support launching and collecting surveys from dealership engagement activities and programs.
  • Identify key accounts and build/maintain relationships with dealerships in assigned territory.
  • Represent CSE and their programs while creating engagement opportunities at all dealership sites and approved dealership community events.
  • Coordinate needs for dealership site visits and trainings, event participation, including negotiating booth location and cost with event organizers, contract management, logistics (transporting collateral to/from event locations, and setting up/tearing down displays), and any other needs that may be required.
  • Oversee inventory of all outreach materials, monitor supplies (re-ordering and repairing as needed), and organization of those items (quality assurance).
  • Identify key accounts and build/maintain relationships with dealerships in assigned territory.
  • Salesforce account management.
  •  Enter all dealership event data into Salesforce including but not limited to phone calls, emails, and in-person visits.

Dealership Outreach Follow Up

  • Ensure effective follow up with contacts made at dealerships and events.
  • Assist in the creation of email templates to be sent to dealership contacts and event attendees whose email addresses were collected.
  • Create communications that reinforce key outreach messaging and encourages dealership contacts and event attendees to take action.
  • Increase website traffic and create extended outreach opportunities as a result of proper dealership and event follow up communications.
  • Address frequently asked questions, dealership issues, and/or provide other information that was brought up at specific dealerships and events.
  • Track dealership and event outreach metrics (i.e. event attendance, volume of collateral distributed, number of quality conversations had) for internal/external reporting purposes.

Partnership Developments

  • Participate in the development of new, regional partnerships that will assist in meeting program goals.
  • Develop dealership “tool kit” to be used in reaching out to potential partners.
  • Assist in maintaining relationships with dealerships and partners, ensuring they have materials they need to disseminate to their respective audience/customers.
  • Assist in creating content for the statewide dealership newsletter email.

Role Specific Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to produce high-quality work in a fast-pace environment; accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
  • Experience in Office 365; must be proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Self-motivated and an ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills: must display patience, humor and helpfulness at all times.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility to work overtime as necessary.
  • Outgoing and professional attitude that engages and informs through public interaction.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Preferred

  • Experience working with CRM systems or Salesforce.
  • Experience working with dealerships as well as conducting community outreach logistics and coordinating events.

Education:

Required

  • Associate of Arts degree, and/or equivalent experience is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and/or equivalent experience is preferred.

Experience:

  • 3-5 years of professional office experience.

Licenses, Certificates or Registrations:

  • None required

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work Environment:

  • Works in an office environment.
  •  Frequent travel to dealership sites.
  • Occasional travel to community events, trade shows and other activities away from CSE work location involving evening and/or weekend work.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and other equipment customarily present in an office environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds in order to transport, set up and take down booth.
Benefits
 
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick time
  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Health care & dependent care flexible spending account
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Long-term Disability
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Transportation flexible spending account
  • Gym/fitness reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Legal Shield & ID protection option
  • Alternative work schedule (not available for senior leadership positions)
Our Team
 

Efficient and effective processes are what set CSE apart from our competitors. Ensuring our clients have visibility into our great work while optimizing the user experience for consumers is paramount to our operations.

Chad Taylor
Chad Taylor
Director EV Programs
Process & Technology

We’re testing grid integration projects that have only been theorized about before. Working with real commercial properties to test assumptions is really exciting.

Erin Malcolm Brandt
Erin Malcolm Brandt
Director
Technology Integration