ALP Utilities is seeking an enthusiastic candidate to assume the position of Energy Services Coordinator. Located in beautiful Alexandria, in the heart of lake country in West Central Minnesota, ALP is a not-for-profit, public power utility with the mission of “Going above and beyond to improve the communities we serve through operational excellence.” ALP Utilities is an American Public Power RP3 Diamond member. ALP employs 34 professionals and serves roughly 10,000 electric and 4,000 water customers.
The Energy Services Coordinator reports to the Manager of Electric Distribution. This position oversees the daily operations of the load management program and database, as well as, manages the Bright Energy Solutions (BES) program. Managing the BES program includes program promotion, energy efficiency education, processing of rebate application forms, and coordinating with power supplier field staff on a regular basis. The Energy Services Coordinator position also assists with inquiries regarding renewable energy projects (including RECs), cost benefit analysis, available incentives and interconnection requirements and agreements. This position is ALP’s primary point of contact for Key Account customers, and is responsible for developing and maintaining good relationships with them, identifying customer needs, providing billing information, rate and program updates, and customer support. This position prepares the annual MN DOC Distributed Energy Resource Interconnection Report, assists in providing information for the annual EIA 861 reporting and other reports as needed.
ALP Utilities is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a comprehensive benefits package with a starting salary range of $80,397-$100,496 commensurate with qualifications and representative of the market.
Interested parties should forward: 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) references to Kirsten Berger at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until December 20, 2023 or until the position is filled. Visit our website www.alputilities.com.
The community of Alexandria serves as the county seat of Douglas County. The city population is 14,382 within city limits, but the unique layout of over 300 lakes in the county makes the service area closer to 35,000 people. It’s a perfect balance of size that offers quiet and quaint relaxation, while also possessing comfortable full services and all the best shopping, dining and overnight accommodations. While all the lakes and woods provide great outdoor opportunities, Alexandria also has a thriving Downtown district, excellent trails, plenty of arts, museums, parks, wineries and breweries.
The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, able to work independently and willing to take ownership of projects. A minimum of three years related utility work experience with knowledge of industry standards, electricity, electronics, schematics, electrical drawings, marketing of energy services and a bachelor’s degree in a closely related field required or five or more years experience in a related field. Knowledge of energy efficacy and conservation methods are desirable.
Going above and beyond to improve the communities we serve through excellence.
As a publicly-owned not-for-profit organization, we have a mission of service, not of profit. To that end, we want to help make our corner of the world a better place.
Our mission describes why we exist. But how will we act as we fulfill these priorities? Establishing our core values is a key part of defining who we are and how we will serve our customers.
Together, our staff and board developed 7 core values that will guide our behaviors and actions.
ALP's Core Values:
To continue bringing strong value to Alexandria, ALP has engaged in a strategic and intentional
conversation with its governing board and staff. This process allowed ALP to assess its strengths
and weaknesses and better understand the resources needed to successfully support Alexandria in the years ahead.