City of Holland Job Description 01/15/16 JOB TITLE: Youth Energy Ambassador PAY GRADE: Part-Time at $8.50 per hour REPORTS TO: City Manager (Hiring Authority) & Youth Energy Ambassador Supervisor (Daily) JOB SUMMARY: Working under the authority and general direction of the City Manager for door-to-door energy education and outreach in the winter of 2016. PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Successfully participates in a mini-Energy University Training Program provided. 2. Serves in the key education and outreach staff effort for the Georgetown University Energy Prize Competition to achieve the highest per capita energy reduction in the nation. 3. Works in teams of two to go door-to-door within the City of Holland after school and on Saturdays. 4. Communicates effectively to adults living in the home on how they can save money by conserving energy. 5. Leaves door hanger bags for residents that are not home with the goal of reaching an average of 10 homes per hour. 6. Makes notes to effectively record email addresses, contact information, and tracks which homes were visited. 7. Turns in records to supervisor daily. 8. Ensures all safety and health practices are followed and that any issues/barriers to success are promptly, completely, and accurately reported to supervisors. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Applicant must be 16 or 17 years old and have completed all the permission slips on file as well as media release permissions. 2. Effective oral communication skills. 3. Ability to learn new technical information and communicate clearly and pleasantly. 4. Ability to handle home owner questions. 5. Physical ability to walk between homes in winter conditions for at least one hour at a time followed by another hour after a five minute break. 6. Bilingual capability preferred. WORKING CONDITIONS: 1. Outdoor environment with potential discomforts caused by cold and wind while walking between block-by-block warm-ups. 2. Travel and weather discomforts and working primarily on front porches and walking door-todoor. 3. Flex hours -- all late afternoons and Saturday mid-morning and early afternoons. This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.