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Business Development Manager - Natural Gas Distribution Services

Date: Jan 18, 2020

Title: Business Development Manager - Natural Gas Distribution Services 
Company: Peoples Gas System 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


Unbeatable service. That’s what you’ll get with Peoples Gas. Apply today to become part of a team that has been providing Florida residents and businesses with reliable, environmentally-friendly, economical natural gas products and service for nearly 125 years.


We are glad that you chose to click on this post….

  • You will find that we have strong company values and beliefs with safety awareness being our most important value.
  • We are a subsidiary of Emera, Inc, a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • We are recognized as an industry leader for operating one of the safest pipelines.



What will you be doing if you are offered this position and accept…..

The Business Development Manager, under minimum supervision, acquires, builds and maintains relationships and develops regulated and non-regulated projects with various types of customers related to traditional natural gas distribution service, compressed natural gas (CNG), renewable natural gas (RNG), and combined heat and power (CHP). Assists the Manager Natural Gas Wholesale Origination in the design and implementation of business development strategies and identifying potential growth areas.  Supports Company efforts to increase revenue and maintain good customer service.  Acts as the liaison between the Company, contractors, and developers.  Also provides the coordination of Company participation in community events, conferences and trade shows as they relate to promoting natural gas growth areas. 


Here are some specific duties and responsibilities….

  • Develop individualized proposals and business plans for prospective customers.
  • Continuously communicates with management, operations and co-workers to ensure delivery of our services on time and exceeding our customers’ expectations. 
  • Conduct market segment analysis for each market area.
  • Comprehensively understand the energy industry through keeping abreast of the products, new and emerging technologies, market conditions, competitive activities, advertising and promotional trends.
  • Participate in industry related organizations including NGVAmerica, Florida Natural Gas Association, AGA Drive Natural Gas, Clean Cities Coalitions, League of Cities, Association of Counties, Solid Waste Association of North America, Florida Association of Governmental Fleet Administrators, Florida Trucking Association and other organizations as necessary


What must you have before you can be considered…..

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in the field of business, marketing, engineering, economics, finance, science, math or related technical field.
  • A minimum of three (3) years' experience in the energy industry and/or alternative fuel vehicle industry.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management.
  • Must have excellent analytical ability, demonstrated leadership qualities, and communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Must be detailed and strategy oriented and able to work on numerous projects and activities simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint.


In addition, it would be preferred if you had the following…..

  • An MBA or Master’s degree.
  • Experience in customer relations, account management or sales.
  • An understanding of alternative fuel vehicle technology, operations and maintenance.
  • A knowledge of compressor/charging technology and operations.


TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 



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