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Chief Executive Officer
Orange County Power Authority

The Orange County Power Authority (OCPA) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer, this role is responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of OCPA and its community choice aggregation program. The Chief Executive Officer may exercise all powers of the Authority except those powers specifically reserved to the Board under the Authority’s Joint Powers Agreement, the Authority’s bylaws, or other enactments or directions of the Board.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience: 8 - 10 years of experience in the energy or utilities sector, including staff leadership and budget management.
Education: Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Business Management, or another field applicable to this role.

Is this position right for you?
You bring a blend of private and public sector experience, providing a comprehensive understanding of public utilities, the electrical energy markets, and renewable/clean energy avenues. You possess strong political acumen and customer service to attract new members to OCPA’s services and support existing member needs. You are a builder with an entrepreneurial spirit, utilizing both practiced and innovative solutions to support OCPA in prioritizing people over profits to create a better and healthier environment for all. You operate with transparency and accountability while enthusiastically sharing the mission and vision of OCPA with the community. You are a visionary who understands the importance of following national and global trends in the energy and climate action field. Experience in hiring and growing teams will be an asset in this role. Dedication to climate action and a greener tomorrow is a must.

Location: Irvine, California
Salary: $232,000 to $326,000
Final filing date: October 18, 2023

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.