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The Program

EZ Ride is the lead implementor in New Jersey for two national programs supporting EV adoption that is funded by the United States Department of Energy (USDOE) and jointly managed by FORTH Mobility in Seattle and CALSTAT in San Francisco:

  1. Charge@Work: ( Designed to help workplaces, employers, public officials, employees, and community leaders plan and implement workplace charging programs.
  2. EVAL Certification: ( Recognizes employers making pledges to or installing workplace chargers, offering certification levels from Bronze to Platinum.

EZ Ride also aids organizations with fleets to develop fleet transition plans from Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) to battery-electric vehicles, a vital step for securing federal or state funding to support their transition efforts. The three offerings – Charge@Work, EVAL, and Fleet Transition plans have been bundled into the comprehensive “EV Accelerator program” under the EZ Ride umbrella.

The Role of the Posiiton

The Assistant Manager (EV Accelerator Program) is a pivotal full-time position and offers the selected candidate a unique opportunity to build a state-wide program that encourages Electric Vehicle (EV) adoption by working with employers both public and private. As the EV Czar at EZ Ride, you will ensure that we meet not only the grant requirements for the Charge@Work and Electric Vehicle Adoption Leadership (EVAL) but also the KPI’s that we establish for ourselves.

Desired Outcomes (Key Performance Indicators or KPIs)

1. Number of Charge@Work Presentations conducted.
2. Number of Charge@Work pledges obtained.
3. Number of employers recognized by the EVAL program.
4. Number of chargers installed
5. Number of fleet transition plans completed


Community Outreach:

  • Identify, solicit, and explore new partnerships with Employers, Public Officials, Property Owners/Managers, Municipal and County Green Teams/Sustainability Coordinators, and Non-Profits.
  • Gather, analyze, and interpret data and metrics for program development.
  • Coordinate project activities, timelines, and milestones.
  • Participate in networking and community engagement events.


  • Develop and deliver compelling presentations about Charge@Work, EVAL, and Fleet transition plans.
  • Encourage employers to pledge for workplace chargers.
  • Conduct webinars and workshops promoting EV adoption and EV Charging infrastructure.

Technical Assistance:

  • Provide information and assistance to employers interested in EV Charging.
  • Assist employers and fleet managers to develop their fleet transition plans.

Recognition Program:

  • Encourage employer participation in the EV Adoption Leadership (EVAL) certification program and promote advancement to higher levels.
  • Coordinate awards for our annual recognition event.
  • Assist employers with the Sustainable Jersey program.


  • Prepare monthly and quarterly data and written reports.
  • Manage contact database.
  • Research news articles and case studies for relevant social media posts.
  • Identify additional grant funding for EV projects and assist with grant applications.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.



Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Energy, Urban Planning, Climate Resilience, Sustainability, Environmental Sciences, Community Development, Transportation, or related field from an accredited university or college.

Work Experience

Two or more years of progressively responsible professional experience in EVs and charging infrastructure preferred.


Excellent communication skills, including writing/editing/proofing, and proficiency in Google Workspace and MS Office. Specific knowledge of federal and state policies supporting EV adoption is a plus.


  • Entrepreneurial and innovative mindset, highly organized, detail-oriented, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with diverse organizations.
  • Outstanding research, writing, communication, and public presentation skills.
  • Expertise in data analysis, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel spreadsheets.
  • Punctual, reliable, and possessing a strong work ethic.
  • Focus on excellence, adaptability, and openness to feedback.
  • Positive attitude and a team player, capable of collaborative work.

Work Environment

This position offers limited remote work opportunities due to program needs. Team members are expected in the office 2-3 days/week, with occasional fieldwork. Availability for weekend and evening events is required, with these hours included in the 40-hour workweek. Overtime is not expected.

A valid driver’s license, good driving record, and a reliable car for travel are necessary. Mileage-based reimbursement is provided for business travel. Flexible full-time or part-time (24 hours/week) options may be considered for qualified candidates.

Salary and Compensation Level

Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience and qualifications, and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off, retirement plan, and employer-paid insurance programs.

Contact Information

Please email your CV and cover letter to:

Lisa Lee,

Director, Sustainability Programs

[email protected]

201-939-4242, ext.123.

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