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Senior Energy Policy Analyst

Oregon Department of Energy
Salem, Oregon 97301
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Are you interested in helping the state achieve its energy and climate goals? Do you like thinking about the future of Oregon's electricity system? Do you want to participate in state and regional electricity system planning and policy development? If this sounds like you, come and join our dynamic team!

We're driven by our mission to lead Oregon to a safe, clean, and sustainable energy future. We take this responsibility seriously, with a commitment to challenging work that makes a difference in the lives of Oregonians. We're looking for individuals who are enthusiastic about making change through public service. We want people who get excited about new ideas, seeing projects through, and being part of a team. With about a hundred staff, our agency is made better through strong collaboration and communication. We recognize each other's talents, respect each other's diversity, and count on each other's word. Above all, we have fun working together on behalf of the state. Energy is one of the most important, fastest-moving issues in Oregon today. Come join our team and work on dynamic issues that affect current and future generations of Oregonians.

What you will do!
You will serve as the agency policy advisor on electricity systems, transmission and generation, and associated resources and technologies. Duties including advising the agency Director and program managers, researching, analyzing and evaluating policy and programmatic energy policy issues.

What's in it for you!
Join a group of individuals who are passionate about developing options to meet both the state's energy needs and climate goals. Work with cutting edge energy technology and policy development with some of Oregon's key energy leaders. Your contributions will make a difference for our state.

We offer full medical, vision and dental benefits with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays a year.

This is a full-time position that is not represented by a union.


To be considered for this position you must meet the following minimum qualifications (required skills):

A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Law, Political Science or related degree; AND five years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.


Any combination of experience and education equivalent to eight years of professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work related.

: The successful candidate is required to possess and maintain a valid driver's license issued by the state where they reside and maintain a satisfactory driving record.

Requested Skills
While these skills are not required, candidates who are the most competitive will have the following:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Background and skills in energy or natural resource related policy analysis with emphasis in integrated resource planning, regional grid planning, and energy system resiliency.
  • Experience in public speaking.
  • Knowledge of current trends in energy policy with preference for expertise on electric system, reliability, resiliency, and interconnection.
  • Knowledge of energy technologies, including energy storage, smartgrid, and renewable energy.
  • Ability to communicate complex policy issues to stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop strategies and achieve goals in a team-based environment.


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Oregon Department of Energy
Salem, Oregon 97301

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