Town seeks new energy coordinator

BRATTLEBORO — On Feb. 13, the Brattleboro Selectboard announced a vacancy for the volunteer Town Energy Coordinator position.

The position is defined in the Town Charter as follows: “Town Energy Coordinator: One 1-year term. The energy coordinator, created by the Vermont Legislature, reviews energy-related material received by the town and advises the town on energy conservation measures. S/he reviews as needed.”

The Energy Coordinator is appointed by the Selectboard and is supervised by the Energy Committee.

In working with the Energy Committee, the coordinator is involved with energy conservation, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other energy-related matters.

The coordinator attends all Energy Committee meetings. Other tasks may include research and data gathering, grant writing, outreach and marketing, helping to run meetings, and other support for the operation of the Energy Committee and the performance of the Town's energy-related work.

This person works out of their own home or office, but has access to a Town conference room when needed and collaborates with Town staff on some of his/her tasks.

Anyone interested in the position may submit a committee application online to the Town Manager's office, or by e-mail to: [email protected], or by mail/hand-delivery to: Brattleboro Town Manager's Office, Attn: Energy Coordinator, 230 Main St., Suite 208, Brattleboro, VT 05301. The Committee application can be found on the Town's website at

Applications must be received in the Town Manager's Office no later than 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1. The Selectboard will make the appointment at a meeting in March. For more information, please call the Town Manager's office at 802-251-8151.

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