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Our Mission

The mission of the Utah Clean Cities Coalition is to advance the energy, economic, and environmental security of the United States by supporting local decisions to adopt practices that reduce the use of petroleum in the transportation sector.

Job & Internship Opportunities

Project Manager - Transportation and Electrification

Utah Clean Cities Coalition (UCCC), is a statewide, 501(c)3 nonprofit with the mission to advance the energy, economic, and environmental security of the United States by supporting local decisions to adopt practices that reduce the use of petroleum in the transportation sector. UCCC has effectively worked with local community leaders and the public and private sectors to promote smart transportation transitions and air pollution reduction practices. The overall impact on awareness of and reduction of pollution emissions in Utah has afforded UCCC award-winning recognition for success both locally and nationally.

  • Title: Project Manager
  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Benefits: 401k, Health Stipend, PTO
  • Location: Salt Lake City preferred (Must be based in Utah)
  • Term: Full-Time, Exempt (Contracted term available)
  • Travel Requirement: 10%-15%
  • Recruitment Date: Until filled

Job Description:

This position is responsible for managing Utah Clean Cities (UCC) federal and non-federal projects, coordinating with UCC staff to meet organizational deliverables, promoting the programs and services of UCC through organizational communications with a focus on writing, editing, and managing content for materials. The Project Manager works closely with the UCC staff including the Executive Director, Senior Project Manager(s), UCC Interns, as well as the Business Manager/Consultant, and the UCC Board of Trustees to effectively manage UCC projects and communicate the goals, vision, and purpose of UCC. Note this position is not a supervisory position at this time.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Management

  • Manage assigned current federal and non-federal grants
  • Manage & communicate project management plans for UCC projects and make sure project deliverables & goals are met.
  • Developing Project Management Plans and tracking all deliverables
  • Support Executive Director with project tasks, meetings, events etc.
  • Coordinate with UCC staff to plan and execute project tasks
  • Comply with all general and reporting requirements set out by funding source
  • Lead reporting efforts and support Executive Director by tracking deliverables for reporting well in advance
  • Assist the Executive Director in seeking out funding sources for programs
  • Support UCC with new funding and project opportunities
  • Technical writing, grant writing & editing
  • Generally support UCC staff with the management of organization with various task management tools including; Google Suite, Smartsheets, etc.

Support with Internship Program (As Assigned)

  • UCC has the opportunity to obtain funding to support one to two interns funded through the Clean Cities Workforce Development Program.
  • Interns may be assigned to specific managers as desired and available. Project Manager will be required to support and mentor the intern to help them develop their professional skills.

Coordinate & Support Event Planning

  • Support UCC by managing event planning tasks, such as securing speakers, securing location and/or vehicle to showcase, communicating with press
  • Prepare news advisories and press releases. Act as a spokesperson as appropriate to ensure accurate media representatives.
  • Updated UCC Event Page
  • Support Webinar Registration
  • Create Visual Content

Supporting with Coordinating Communications & Outreach

  • Support UCC Communication Manager with communication deliverables
  • Graphic Design Support
  • Copy editing communication documents
  • Assist in the creation of visual content to communicate organization’s message
  • Coordinate with Communication Manager and other UCC staff to ensure deadlines & goals are met with the following communication deliverables:
  • Newsletters (Monthly), News Brief (as needed), Social Media, and Website support

Administrative Support

  • Attend and participate in weekly, monthly, annual staff, partners and board meetings and support in materials and agenda development as requested.
  • Support other UCC staff as requested to create a supportive and connected team
  • Coordinate with UCC staff to maintain UCC memberships and partnerships
  • Support UCC Executive Director to secure new members



  • 3-5 years of project management experience in the field of sustainability, environmental equity and/or energy efficiency, environmental management, or alternative fuels/energy.
  • Sense of humor, humility, passion, open-mindedness and accountability is a must
  • Must be equity minded. A strong background and passion for working within environmental justice and equity realms a must.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and virtual communication (zoom, teams, meets) tools, including Social Media platforms
  • Background in grant writing and management. Familiarity with federal and non-federal grant management processes and tools is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, program and external partners, and the public
  • Experience and interest in internal and external communications, partnership development, and grant writing/management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Resourceful team member with the ability to work independently effectively and communicate clearly.
  • Ability to adapt to various competing demands and changing priorities due to the nature of the workflow
  • Forward looking thinker, who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions


  • Relevant Graduate degree
  • Background knowledge of Sustainability practices, especially within the realm of cleaner renewable energy (fuels) and vehicle technologies
  • Understanding of website design and management
  • GIS and Mapping software a plus

Utah Clean Cities is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and do not discriminate in the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment on account of race, age, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, or religion or otherwise as is prohibited by federal and state law.

*Position will be required to complete a 90-day probationary period and negotiated into a full-time salary position upon successful completion of 90-day review. 90-day probationary period may be waived at the discretion of the Executive Director.

To Apply, please submit a Cover Letter detailing your interest and qualifications for this position and a detailed resume to kelly.barrett@utahcleancities.org. Email inquiries only please. (You can submit your application via indeed, but please also submit a copy to the email above)

Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program - Ongoing Internship Opportunity

Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program – Ongoing Internship Opportunity 

We are pleased to announce the launch of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program (CCUWDP)

The Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program is an initiative of Clean Cities, a government-industry partnership sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Program. Clean Cities strives to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector in nearly 100 communities across the country. Since the creation of the CCUWDP in 2010, Clean Cities has hosted more than 350 interns in more than 60 Coalitions.

The Clean Cities internship will give students studying communications, public relations, business, marketing, engineering or environmental sciences, the opportunity to grow public awareness and expand the markets of advanced vehicle technologies, alternative fuels, and practices that reduce the consumption of petroleum. Students have participated in research, outreach activities, public  education, K-12 outreach, fleet events, and a vast array of transportation-related environmental projects. Utah Clean Cities is a part of the National Network of nearly 100 Clean Cities and covers the entire state of Utah. Please see the “About Us” Page to learn more about Utah Clean Cities.

Specific Internship Details:

Summer 2022 Internship Dates: June to August – 11 Weeks

Fall 2022 Internship Dates: September to December – 14 Weeks

  • Current undergraduate (Junior or Senior only) student, graduate student, or up to one year past graduation
  • Educational focus and/or experience with Advanced and Alternative Fuels encouraged

To Apply: Send resume & cover letter to Kelly Barrett; kelly.barrrett@utahcleancities.org

Contact Information

Phone: 801-580-1922

Physical Address: 451 S. State Street, Ste. 415, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 145474, Salt Lake City, UT 84114