The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is looking for enthusiastic, driven professionals to join our team and be Clean Energy Champions. We are seeking talented individuals with diverse perspectives and skills to help tackle the climate crisis.
EERE leads research, development, demonstration, and deployment of innovations in renewable power, sustainable transportation, and energy-efficient technologies that will equitably accelerate the national transition to a clean energy economy. We are working to ensure clean energy investments, new jobs, and energy justice benefit all Americans.
You do not need to be a clean energy expert to have a clean energy career. Some EERE positions are scientific or technical, and others support business operations, human resources, strategic analysis, communications, and more.
Every week this September, EERE will host a virtual career fair and networking opportunity for clean energy enthusiasts. At the EERE STEMtember Sessions, you'll hear from and connect with EERE staff who will discuss their diverse roles in renewable power, sustainable transportation, energy efficiency, and business operations. You do not need a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) to work in clean energy, so come with questions and get ready to learn about how you can help build a clean energy future as a Clean Energy Champion.
How do I find jobs in EERE Technology Offices?
All EERE jobs are listed in the table above. If you would like to focus on a specific technology area, you can visit each technology office’s career page:
Do you have more Career Resources?
We do! The links below provide more information.
Federal Employment Resources:
- Veterans’ Employment: This website can help you understand the veterans’ preference in filling federal jobs and helps veterans find jobs. This page is specific to the U.S. Department of Energy.
- Persons with Disabilities: The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) explains how federal agencies such as DOE fill jobs in relation to those with disabilities.
- Federal Executive Institute: This institute helps senior government leaders improve the performance of their organizations through programs like the Leadership for a Democratic Society, programs designed specifically for individual agencies, and interagency courses.
- Intergovernmental Personnel Act Mobility Program: This program enables temporary assignment of personnel across the federal, state, local, and tribal governments, colleges and universities, federally funded research and development centers, and other eligible organizations.
- Detail and Transfer to International Organizations: A federal agency such as DOE may send an employee on detail—a temporary assignment—or transfer an employee to any organization that the Department of State has designated an international organization. This OPM page answers questions about the process.
- Careers at Energy: If you're interested in employment with another DOE office, DOE's jobs portal provides information about benefits, employee profile videos, the types of positions available in DOE, and more.
WHAT IS A GS PAY SCALE?
GS stands for General Schedule, which is a classification and pay system for most civilian white-collar federal employees. Federal employees within the GS may receive an annual cost of living increase.
Within the GS system, there are 15 grades, with 10 steps within each grade. Step increases in each grade are based on performance and longevity. Learn more about GS classification and pay.
WHAT BENEFITS DO FEDERAL EMPLOYEES RECEIVE?
HOW MANY FEDERAL HOLIDAYS DO EMPLOYEES GET OFF PER YEAR?
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