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Position: Registered Energy Advisor (REA)
Organization: Green Venture
Location: Hamilton, Ontario

Are you an existing energy advisor, contractor, renovator, or have specialized knowledge about building science and energy-efficient building practices?

Green Venture is a non-profit environmental education organization. We have also been a community leader in the development of energy efficiency solutions for over 20 years, serving Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Haldimand, Brant County, Norfolk, and Niagara. We offer a variety a variety of energy conservation initiatives, including energy audits, stormwater management audits, and incentive programs.

If you have the right technical background, excellent oral and written communication skills, and are willing to undertake additional training, contact us to be considered for a Registered Energy Advisor position. We are considering both part time and full-time applications.

This position reports to the Operations Manager, and is responsible for working with residential clients in the aforementioned geographic areas to maximize residential energy efficiency and related environmental impacts. Some flexibility with regards to individual advisor service areas is available, but Green Venture is based in Hamilton.


Remuneration is offered on a per-file completed basis at an industry-competitive rate. Compensation is dependent on file volume and advisor availability. If taken in a full-time capacity, annual wages are in the range of $50 000 - $65 000. If taken in a part-time capacity, annual wages are in the range of $25 000 - $30 000 annually.


  • Conduct residential audits using the EnerGuide Rating System (ERS 15)
  • Prepare, present, and explain custom Home Energy Ratings and Renovation Upgrade Recommendations to residential customers
  • Prepare and deliver EnerGuide rating labels to residential customers
  • Promote and conduct follow-up audits with residential customers
  • Complete and submit, on a timely basis, all required reports and electronic files
  • Complete and submit required paperwork for the government and utility incentive programs
  • Respond promptly to all issues and inquiries
  • Install (if required) energy and water conservation devices in residences
  • Promote related environmental education services and programs
  • Conduct follow up phone calls with customers as required


  • Demonstrated knowledge of residential building science
  • Strong computer skills required and familiarity with internet information exchange
  • Excellent communication (oral, written, and phone) skills
  • Strong interpersonal and social marketing skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to environmental goals
  • Working knowledge of NRCan’s EnerGuide for Houses rating and evaluation system is an asset
  • Possession of a valid Ontario driver’s license required
  • Access to a reliable vehicle required

Technical training and certification through Green Communities Canada will be required for qualified candidates. Financial assistance will be provided to subsidize the training costs.

Please send a detailed resume and cover letter to Erinn Todd at:

Call 905-540-8787 x115 for more information, or visit for more information about us.

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GoodWork ID: 43346       Date posted to Jan 15 2018