Program Associate
Colorado State - Denver, CO

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Program Associate

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Program Associate


$60,000.20 - $65,000.00 Annually


Denver Metro, CO

Job Type

Full Time


Colorado Energy Office

Job Number



3/13/2023 11:59 PM Mountain

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Department Information

The mission of the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and consumer energy costs by advancing clean energy, energy efficiency, and zero emission vehicles to benefit all Coloradans. CEO develops and implements programming to support that mission and achieve outcomes within Colorado’s energy sectors.

The Colorado Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), as part of CEO, provides energy efficiency and renewable energy retrofits to income-qualified Colorado residents.These retrofits include LED light bulbs, high efficiency furnace and refrigerator replacements, building shell insulation, and rooftop solar arrays, among others. WAP operates in all 64 Colorado counties and serves Colorado’s diverse population of residents through its local service providers ( .

CEO currently has an opportunity for an Associate to join the WAP team. This role will support the WAP team in program administration and data analysis. Specifically, assisting with data preparation, running reports, creating metrics, and working to solve problems in a team. An ideal candidate will have experience in data analysis with strong attention to detail, and an ability to work independently and as part of a team.

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

Description of Job

Starting Salary Range: $60,000.20 - $65,000.00

This is a hybrid and/or remote working position.

WAP Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with WAP service providers and other stakeholders to solve problems

  • Assist in the administrative monitoring of WAP service providers

  • Create and run Salesforce reports from the WAP and Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) databases

  • Distribute LEAP reports to service providers weekly

  • Conduct monthly desk audit of WAP database

  • Develop monthly and quarterly metrics reports

  • Present metric reports to WAP service providers

  • Assist team with planning and implementing updates to Salesforce database

  • Assist in data preparation for analysis tasks

  • Assist in creating and revising WAP policies

  • Participate in network-wide bi-annual meetings

  • Provide input during WAP strategic planning

  • Manage documents, spreadsheets, and other files in Google Drive

  • Support stakeholder engagement activities

  • Assist in advancing Equity Diversity and Inclusion initiatives

  • Assist in procurement of goods and services when necessary

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Minimum Qualifications

  • Dedicated to continuous improvement, desire to learn new skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to independently start and finish projects

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision

  • Strong time management and organization skills

  • Strong written, oral, and presentation communication skills

  • Proficient in the following:

  • Microsoft or Google Suite of services (email, spreadsheets, documents, presentations, etc.)

  • Video conferencing applications (i.e. Google Meet, Zoom, MS Teams)

  • Interested in learning more about:

  • Colorado energy industry

  • Equity Diversity and Inclusion

  • Data analysis

  • Stakeholder engagement


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with professional data analysis, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.

Supplemental Information

To Apply:

A cover letter and resume must be submitted with the application for consideration. Your cover letter and resume must provide sufficient detail about your background and experience to allow the screening panel to properly assess your experience in the required elements, including your experience and achievements.

The State of Colorado/Office of the Governor offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental and vision plan coverage - including extensive prescription drug coverage (many preventive medications covered at no cost)*

  • Health Savings Account (with state contribution) when electing HDHP medical coverage*

  • Wellness programs - participation can reduce employee premiums*

  • Short-term and optional long-term disability coverage*

  • Life and Accidental Death/Dismemberment Insurance*

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)*

  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) ( job protection and State of Colorado Paid Family Medical Leave (PFML)

  • 12 Paid Holidays Annually and Accrued Annual and Sick Leave (

  • Retirement benefits** - including PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan, plus optional 401(k) and 457 plans -

  • Hybrid work arrangements

  • Variety of discounts on services and products available through the State of Colorado's Work-Life Discount Program

  • Training and professional development opportunities, including reduced college tuition through CSU Global ( (contact CSU Global for latest offerings).

  • Access to the Colorado State Employee Assistance Program (CSEAP): offers confidential mental health counseling, professional coaching, employee mediation, 24/7 crisis support

  • Free RTD EcoPass ( to all eligible State Employees

  • Credit Union of Colorado ( Membership Eligibility

    *To learn more about State of Colorado benefits, please visit the state’s benefits portal: .

    **For information on mandatory employee salary deferral (in lieu of contribution to Social Security), see COPERA for details:

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

    The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

    ADAAA Accommodations

    The Office of the Governor is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Staffing Coordinator (the Director of Human Resources) at [email protected].

    Conditions of Employment

    Applicants must pass a thorough background check prior to employment.

    Effective September 20, 2021, employees will be required to attest to and verify whether or not they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Employees who have not been fully vaccinated may be required to submit to serial testing in the future. Upon hire, new employees will have thirty (30) business days to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination. Vaccinated employees must provide proof of vaccination. Note: Fully Vaccinated means two (2) weeks after a second dose in a two-dose series of the COVID-19 vaccine, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or two (2) weeks after the single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, as defined by the most recent State of Colorado’s Public Health Order and current guidance issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment.

    Employees who have not been fully vaccinated are encouraged (and may be required) to test before and/or wear a mask while spending time in person at the Energy Office.

This job was posted on Thu Mar 02 2023 and expired on Tue Mar 21 2023.
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