DOE’s Clean Energy Corps is comprised of the staff from more than a dozen offices across DOEcurrent staff and new hiresall working together to research, develop, demonstrate, and deploy solutions to the world's greatest challenge. The Clean Energy Corps is a diverse group of talented individuals committed to public service and with a mission of supercharging the clean energy revolution.  This is YOUR opportunity to join us in making that future a reality. Regardless of whether you are new to clean energy, or have been doing this work for yearswe want YOU as part of our Clean Energy Corps.

DOE is collecting resumes for candidates interested in becoming part of the Clean Energy Corps via our Applicant Portal and USAJOBS. The Applicant Portal is a streamlined application process which will allow applicants to align their talents with their passion by indicating specific areas of interest and allow hiring managers throughout the agency to review applicant resumes simultaneously to find the best fit for YOU in DOE. DOE is utilizing various pathways to fill Clean Energy Corps positions and are also soliciting applications through USAJOBS. Applicants who submit resumes through the Applicant Portal are also strongly encouraged to submit applications through USAJOBS for positions in which they would like to be considered:  USAJOBS - DOE Infrastructure Announcements

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Actor and climate action partner, Robert Downey Jr., joins Secretary Jennifer Granholm at DOE's Clean Energy Corps.

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As the largest funder of clean energy technology in the country, DOE has led the way on the innovations that have brought us the wind, solar, and energy efficient technology we know today. Now, with the investments from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, DOE’s Clean Energy Corps will be able to do even more. With a focus on deploying next generation clean energy technology, the Clean Energy Corps will help America meet its goals of a carbon-free power sector in 2035 and a decarbonized economy in 2050. But we can’t do it without YOU.

The Clean Energy Corps is hiring NOW. We need talented, diverse, kind, and hardworking people like you to join this team.

With the passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Clean Energy Corps is charged with investing more than $62 billion to deliver a more equitable clean energy future for the American people by:

  • Investing in American manufacturing
  • Creating good paying jobs
  • Expanding access to energy efficiency and clean energy for families, communities, and businesses
  • Delivering reliable, clean, and affordable power to more Americans
  • And building the technologies of tomorrow through clean energy research, development, and demonstrations

We are looking for new team members from every community in America who are passionate about solving the climate crisis, are team players, and are  willing to give their all to this fight. We know the only way we’ll be able to bring the innovative solutions we need to the massive challenges we face is with a diverse team ready to serve. That starts with YOU.

Staff positions are available across the country and many opportunities offer the ability to work remotely.  And, as a Federal employer, we welcome applicants who have served our country in other capacities such as the military and the Peace Corps. Learn more about the  Benefits of Working at Energy

As the nation’s Solutions Department, there is no better institution than the Department of Energy to take on this challenge and help our nation transform our energy system for the 21st century. 

Who We're Looking For

Addressing the climate crisis will require a large, ambitious, and talented team of America’s best and brightest. The Clean Energy Corps is dedicated to fighting climate change through public service and supporting American competitiveness on a global scale. To meet this challenge, DOE is hiring a team of industry veterans, experienced technical experts, and the next generation of climate leaders. We’re looking for individuals who are ready to act at this critical moment, we need YOU.

While not an exhaustive list, DOE is looking for applicants in the following career fields to support the implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law:

  • Business Administration (0080, 301, 343, 340, 1101, 1165)
  • Communications (301, 343, 340)
  • Engineering (801, 0810, 0830, 0840, 0850)
  • Finance/Accounting (510, 560, 301, 343, 340)
  • Grants/Contract Management (1109, 1102)
  • Human Resources (201/203)
  • Information Technology/Cybersecurity (2210)
  • Legal (905)
  • Legislative Affairs (301, 343, 340)
  • Operations Research (1515)
  • Physical Science (1301)
  • Program and Portfolio Management (301, 343, 340)
  • Project Management (301, 343, 340)
  • Public Policy (301, 343, 340)
  • Safety and Occupational Health (0018)

View the announcements on USAJOBS - DOE Infrastructure Announcements.

Whether you’ve been working on Clean Energy issues for decades or are just starting out - we want you as part of the Clean Energy Corps. Express Interest Now!

NOTE: The Department of Energy will utilize the Applicant Portal and USAJOBS - DOE Infrastructure Announcements to staff the Clean Energy Corps in support of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Those who express interest in the DOE Applicant Portal and/or USAJOBS for consideration under DHA may be reviewed by multiple Selecting Officials throughout the Department in various organizations.  

How You Will Be Evaluated

As vacancies become available, applicants may be required to go through the DOE Clean Energy Corps hiring pipeline. Under this process, applicants may be evaluated based on competencies of occupational series matching interest areas identified and/or minimum qualifications of specific positions. Specific competencies and qualifications are included in the USAJOBS Announcements. We encourage you to review the vacancy announcement in detail and ensure your resume/application addresses all information in the following sections of the USAJOBS announcement: Qualifications, including both Specialized Experience and Education, if applicable; and Required Documentation.

The Department of Energy is utilizing Direct Hire Authority (DHA) to fill a majority of our CEC positions. Under DHA, applicants are required to meet minimum qualification requirements at the grade level(s) of interest or equivalent. Veteran's Preference, Schedule A, Category Rating, and other methods of consideration DO NOT APPLY under Direct-Hire Authority regulations.

You will be contacted directly if an interview is requested.

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Watch Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm introduce the Clean Energy Corps and converse with former Chief of Staff Tarak Shah and Chief Human Capital Officer Erin Moore regarding the opportunities.

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