The Oregon Department of Energy is hiring for a senior energy policy analyst with a focus on clean energy policies and markets.
This position will serve as the state’s expert on clean energy policy in Oregon, relevant clean energy policies in the region, and evolving clean energy markets. The position will enable the state to achieve its renewable portfolio standard goals, provide analysis on harmonization of western state RPS and climate programs, and evaluate new clean energy policy options as they develop, greenhouse gas reduction goals, and prepare for the impacts of a warming climate. This will be accomplished by maintaining expertise on clean energy policies in Oregon and within the region, analyzing clean energy and clean electricity policies and strategies, following and providing input where needed on evolving clean energy markets in the West, informing state leadership on clean energy policy and market issues, and collaborating with diverse stakeholders on developing and evaluating policy options and strategies.
Join a great group of individuals who are passionate about developing options to meet both the state's energy needs and climate goals. 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.
What we are looking for
A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Finance, Political Science or any degree demonstrating the capacity for the knowledge and skills; and five years professional-level evaluative, analytical and planning work.ORAny combination of experience and education equivalent to eight years of experience that typically supports the knowledge and skills for the classification.
The most successful candidates will also have the following desired attributes: