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The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment (E&E) Energy Operations Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing the operations of department energy and

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Plans, coordinates, and directs operations, establishes priorities, coordinates operations with other functions within the department and ensures that program objectives and standards are established consistent with overall goals. Provides direction to managers by interviewing and recommending for hire, providing assistance to staff in resolving work problems, approving personnel actions, evaluating the performance of incumbents, and ensuring objective performance appraisal. Directs and coordinates the implementation of department energy programs by developing short and long-range plans to facilitate the attainment of program goals and ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Develops and recommends staff, material, and equipment needs for the technical operations managed to contribute to the formulation and justification of budgetary requests. Prepares budget and grant requests and monitors expenditures and grant commitments. Develops, evaluates, and interprets new and revised rules, policies, and procedures to assess the impact of the proposals on the administrative or program systems and ensures that each proposal responds to program needs and is consistent with state and federal laws. Consults with and advises support staff to exchange information and explain administrative and program objectives, policies, procedures, and standards to identify the impact of work problems and formulate possible solutions. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of organizational management. Knowledge of state and federal laws governing energy-related activities. Ability to establish comprehensive organizational systems and programs and direct operations through subordinates. Ability to prepare detailed scientific reports and make oral presentations to large groups. Ability to direct, conduct, and lead inspections or investigations to determine compliance with laws and identify violations or violators. Ability to interpret and apply the provisions of laws, rules, or regulations in the field. Ability to estimate cost, time, personnel, equipment, and materials required to support current and planned operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in general business, public administration, mathematics, natural or biological science, engineering, or a related field, plus five years of experience in energy program operations, including two years in a managerial, supervisory, or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the department for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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