Careers

GNA is growing, and we are on the lookout for top talent!

There has never been a more exciting time to work in the advanced transportation and clean energy sector. Incredible momentum is being spurred by increasing commitments to corporate sustainability, bold climate and environmental policies being adopted at the state and federal level, the growing availability of low- and zero-emission vehicles, and the most significant investment period in the history of the transportation sector.

It’s not just about making a living—it’s about making a difference in the world.

We are inspired by knowing that as we work to expand the clean transportation market, we are building an environmentally and socially responsible future. Our work helps to:

Improve air quality for communities

Strengthen climate resiliency

Foster local economic development

Protect public health

To achieve these ambitious goals, GNA relies on every member of our team to work together—doing what it takes to get the job done right. Whether you are a vice president or an intern, you are expected to dive in whenever and however needed. This dedication is what continues to drive GNA’s growth, and we proudly promote from within when people demonstrate their potential. Our small team culture thrives in spite of our explosive growth, which is keeping pace with the rapid advancements taking place across the transportation sector.

GNA Benefits

Paid Vacation and Sick Days

Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

No Surprises Act – Machine Readable Data: Kaiser Permanente / UHC

Long-Term Disability Insurance

Business Development Commission Opportunities

Traditional and Roth 401(k) with Company Contribution

Ongoing Professional Development

Balance of Remote and In-Office Days

Clients that are Sustainable Transportation Industry Leaders

Open Positions

If you share our passion and match our energy, we invite you to apply for an open position with our team. Unfortunately, GNA is unable to provide sponsorship, so you must be legally able to work in the United States at time of hire.

Vice President, Programs Santa Monica

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) is one of North America’s leading consulting firms in sustainable transportation and energy. With nearly 30 years of experience, GNA is a recognized leader working at the intersection of energy, business, and the environment. GNA has helped many of the nation’s leading businesses and government agencies develop and implement policies and technologies that reduce pollution and the use of conventional petroleum products.

GNA seeks a Vice President, Programs to manage GNA’s large and growing portfolio of business within the clean energy transportation and air quality improvement. The selected candidate will possess exceptional writing, including grant-writing, research, communication, organizational, analytical, customer service, project management, and follow-up skills. Must have a “can-do” attitude, willingness to work hard in order to get the job done in a deadline-driven environment, and a passion for delivering excellence. Must be a self-starter, with the ability to anticipate, respond to, and fulfill supervisor, teammate, and client needs.

The Role:

  • Independently leads and executes on new and existing clients; this includes but is not limited to: setting the project vision; joining initial and strategic client discussions and meetings with internal staff; checking in with project staff on project execution deadlines, timelines and organization; working to collaborate on project outlines and client deliverables; overseeing the client deliverable meets or exceeds the expectations of the client and of GNA; and develops and manages project financials. Projects could range in size from $5,000 one-off initiatives to several hundred-thousand-dollar initiatives, over multiple years. Excellent deliverables will drive more work from existing clients.
  • This is a highly visible position externally with clients and partners.
  • Provides oversight on Sr Program Manager led work.
  • Oversees billing, invoicing and resource management for specific projects
  • Assess workload and make recommendations for optimal staffing.
  • Assess, develop, and implement project estimation and resource management tools.
  • Lead grant / incentive application and reporting efforts in the clean transportation sector.
  • Lead, mentor and develop subordinate staff.

This position reports to GNA’s Senior Vice President of Programs.

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in business, policy, or a related field is preferred.
  • Must have experience with grant writing and additional preference, but not required, for transportation / infrastructure experience.
  • 7-10 years of project management and clean transportation/energy and/or fleet experience.
  • Experience independently working with and managing high level customer-facing projects and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated ability to physically attend in-person meetings at client sites and/or in the office, per client requirements.
  • Demonstrated success with independently managing projects, staff, and own schedule to ensure high quality and timeliness of work.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication excellence, to effectively and concisely communicate at all levels of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with standard office and project management software.
  • Demonstrated success in leading and mentoring staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Relevant Skills:

  • Demonstrated management of small teams of 2-10 people
  • Demonstrated high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrate successful project management, including budget tracking and staffing plans

Work Location:

This position will require the successful candidate to work from GNA’s office in Santa Monica, CA with a hybrid remote work schedule available at the Manager’s discretion.

Compensation & Benefits:

This full-time, staff position offers an annual salary, as well as a full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance on the first day of the month after the start date. We also offer 401(k) plans and performance-based bonus opportunities.

GNA is an equal opportunity employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex (including sexual or gender identity), religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, or any other legally protected status.

Salary range: $131,521 – $160,000

No Agencies, please. No Sponsorship. EOE.

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Junior Accountant Santa Monica

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) is one of North America’s leading consulting firms in sustainable transportation and energy. With nearly 30 years of experience, GNA is a recognized leader working at the intersection of energy, business, and the environment. To support our growing organization, we are seeking a Junior Accountant to join our Accounting team and lead full-cycle recruitment for GNA. Our ideal candidate will possess exceptional analytical, organizational, problem solving, and communication skills.

GNA maintains a diverse set of clients, ranging from commercial fleets to policy makers and environmental advocacy organizations. Our Accounting team provides an equally diverse set of capabilities to our company; including maintaining financial records, providing high quality information to the appropriate internal teams and external partners, and continuing to develop processes and procedures that improve the efficiency of the department. Consequently, our work requires developing new approaches to answer complex questions. Candidates must have a “can-do” spirit to take on new challenges, an ability to adapt to unforeseen challenges, and a willingness to work in a deadline-driven environment. Interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial thinkers with the ability to communicate complex ideas to diverse audiences will thrive in our office and with our clients.

The Role:

The Junior Accountant role in GNA’s Accounting & Finance department is a multi-faceted role responsible to prepare and maintain financial records, track the organizations assets, liabilities, profit and loss, and other related financial activities. Additionally, the Staff Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Prepares billing for assigned Project Managers.
  • Tracks Accounts Receivables and communicates with clients as receivables age.
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
  • Coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

This position reports to GNA’s Sr Accounting Manager.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate must have experience with many of the following:

  • An unwavering participatory and team attitude; a willingness to expand the role as proficiencies are gained.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, and Microsoft Excel, and client/vendor portals.

Relevant Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related field, required.
  • One to three years of related experience required.

Work Location:

This position will require the successful candidate to work from GNA’s office in Santa Monica, CA with a hybrid remote work schedule available at the Manager’s discretion.

Additional Requirements:

Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Compensation & Benefits:

This full-time, staff position offers an annual salary, as well as a full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance on the first day of the month after the start date. We also offer 401(k) plans and performance-based bonus opportunities.

GNA is an equal opportunity employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex (including sexual or gender identity), religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, or any other legally protected status.

Salary range: $23.75- $25.75 / hour

No Agencies, please. No Sponsorship. EOE.

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Program Manager Santa Monica

Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) helps many of the nation’s leading businesses and government agencies develop and implement policies and technologies that reduce pollution and the use of conventional petroleum products.

GNA works with clients – including corporations, utilities, public agencies and non-governmental organizations – to encourage private and public support for the increased use of alternative fuels in transportation, renewable energy sources in power generation, and accelerating development and integration of advanced energy technologies into our economy.

GNA’s success results from our wide-ranging experience; commitment to excellence; technical expertise; in-depth understanding of public policy and available grant funding programs; and extensive strategic relationships with industry, government, environmental groups and impacted communities. For more information about GNA, visit: www.gladstein.org.

GNA is an industry leading consulting firm in sustainable transportation and energy in North America. We work with more than 200 clients, including fleets, technology suppliers, fuel suppliers, government agencies, nonprofits, and communities to advance the development of clean, alternative, and renewable energy and transportation solutions.

GNA is seeking a Program Manager for its Programs Team. The Programs Manager will

  • Lead grant/incentive application and reporting efforts in the clean transportation sector
  • Manage internal resource and external client project and communications management
  • Lead external and internal project and incentive application management, including cross-department efforts
  • Provide expert-level support in project planning and 18-month projections, including publishing regular financial and project reports for senior managers
  • Identify, develop, and implement more efficient workflow and management practices
  • Implement and deliver performance reviews for staff/direct reports
  • Implement budget and contract management efforts, including proactive contract renewals

The ideal candidate will bring:

  • Outstanding oral, written, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated project management excellence, including task allocations, staff management, delivery gates, and invoice management
  • Success with external and internal stakeholder relationship management (including issue identification and mitigation
  • Success in identifying and implementing efficient business practices, workflows, and/or management approaches
  • Excellence in meeting or exceeding project budget goals, financial modeling, budget projections, and future staffing requirements
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Ability to work on a computer for the majority of the day
  • Experience in the transportation, energy, logistics, infrastructure, financial, or governmental sectors is preferred
  • MBA or MPA, preferred
  • Please submit a resume *and* a cover letter for consideration
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

No sponsorship. No agencies. EEO.

GNA has a responsibility to ensure the safety of our staff, clients, visitors, and contractors while conducting GNA business. We require that all GNA employees, visitors, and third party contractors show proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 either prior to their start date, or upon arrival at GNA’s physical offices. Reasonable Accommodations will be considered on a case by case basis, consistent with federal and state law.

GNA is an equal opportunity employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex (including sexual or gender identity), religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, or any other legally protected status.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary range: $75,000 – $81,817

No Agencies, please. No Sponsorship. EOE.

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Associate, Programs

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA), is an industry leading consulting firm in sustainable transportation and energy in North America. We work with more than 200 clients, including fleets, technology suppliers, fuel suppliers, government agencies, nonprofits, and communities to advance the development of clean, alternative, and renewable energy and transportation solutions.

GNA is seeking an Associate for its Programs Team. This person will be a Creative and detail-oriented individual interested in clean energy, innovative transportation technologies, and improving air quality.

The Associate will be responsible for the following:

  • Internal resource management
  • Support new business opportunities from existing client base
  • Support project planning and 18-month projections
  • Participate in staff training and development protocols
  • Participate in cross-department efforts
  • Support publication of regular financial and project reports for Partners and senior managers
  • Support budget and contract management efforts / proactive contract renewals

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Exceptional writing, research, communication, organizational, analytical, customer service, and project management skills
  • Must have a “can-do” attitude, willingness to work hard to get the job done in a deadline-driven environment, and a passion for delivering excellence
  • Must be a self-starter, with the ability to anticipate, respond to, and fulfill supervisor, teammate, and client needs
  • Must possess a strong work ethic and the ability to adapt and remain calm when facing unforeseen challenges. Interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial thinkers with the ability to communicate complex ideas on paper to diverse audiences and a passion for knowledge and learning will absolutely thrive in our office and with our clients.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office
  • Ability to work at a computer for the majority of the day
  • Travel up to 5% of the time

Compensation & Benefits:

Salary range: $25/hr – $26.75/hr

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a resume along with available start date to hr@gladstein.org with the subject line “Programs Associates”.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for this position without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or medical condition.

No sponsorship. No agencies. EEO.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

GNA is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Company policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. GNA ensures equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, and to the extent required by the Americans with Disabilities ACT, GNA will make a reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee. Likewise, GNA encourages and promotes providing diverse business enterprises (DBEs), such as women, minority, and disabled veteran-owned businesses, the maximum practicable opportunity to compete for GNA’s business.