Development Associate

Location: NY, PEN or OH.

About the Role

The Development Associate, reporting to the Director of Development, is responsible for cross-discipline coordination with Permitting, Environmental, Land, Title, Design, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, etc. in the planning, development, & execution of projects.



Research and Intelligence

  • Research County, Municipality, and State regulations, bylaws, and ordinances
  • Interpret and clarify Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) policy and make recommendations to Development Team 
  • Chart and manage project schedules & budgets
  • Create and launch regulatory stakeholder engagement


  • Review and approve permit matrices; coordinate materials required for permit submittals
  • Integrate design and land constraints into project site plans
  • Complete and submit permit applications and proactively drive permitting schedules
  • Engage with AHJs; present project proposals and guide permit discussions and processes
  • Oversee and guide AHJ approvals and permit requirements
  • Create & execute permit conditions trackers; lead efforts for permit updates & re approvals

Community / Landowner Relations

  • Research & model taxes, PILOTs, decommissioning requirements, incentive applications, and surety agreements and funds
  • Represent Company with landowners. Attend landowner & community townhalls as needed
  • Build long-term, positive, trusting relationships with all stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, engineering, energy, law or other related disciplines is preferred.
  • 2-5 years of applicable experience in project development/management, preferably renewable energy development
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to deliver complete and quality projects.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with engineering, development, and leadership. Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Direct experience with utilities and ISOs/RTOs.
  • Direct experience with the United States electrical grid.
  • Multitask-oriented with the ability to initiate, manage and maintain several projects and program relationships simultaneously
  • Must be detail oriented with an ability to work in a cross-functional, fast paced, and constantly evolving environment
  • Excellent personal organization and time management skills

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary range: $75,000 – $105,000 USD per annum
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Paid Vacation Time
  • Employee Stock Option Plan

To Apply

Please send your resume to Talent Acquisition at with this subject line: Application for Development Associate. Applications will be assessed as received and the position filled once a suitable candidate has been identified.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Amp is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Amp Energy, we are a proud equal opportunity employer. We see strength in diversity, promote a culture of inclusion and welcome all applicants. Qualified applicants are given consideration regardless of race, creed, colour, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, disability, or any other protected class as provided in applicable employment laws.

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