EERE Career Opportunities

Are you an engineer or scientist interested in working for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)? EERE will regularly post new positions to USAjobs and share the links below. But you can get the latest news on EERE Career Opportunities delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up today!

Current Vacancies on USAJobs (As of 12/7/2021)

To apply for one of these positions, follow the instructions included in the job announcement and direct all questions about the position to the contact listed.

Position GRADE OPENING DATE CLOSING DATE Area of Consideration ANNOUNCEMENT #
Chief Counsel (Gold Field Office) ES 00 11/15/2021 12/13/2021 All U.S. Citizens USAJobs

STEM AND OTHER CAREERS at EERE (AS OF 11/18/21)

Contract Specialist (0 Vacancies)

  • No vacancies at the moment. 

Biologist (0 Vacancies)

  • No current vacancies

Economist (0 Vacancies)

  • No current vacancies

General Engineer and/or Physical Scientist (Multiple Vacancies)

 

Apply through the USAJobs links above or by following the instructions on submitting applications via email.

Program Office Position
Advanced Manufacturing Office General Engineer / Physical Scientist (multiple vacancies)
Bioenergy Technologies Office General Engineer / Physical Scientist (multiple vacancies)
Bioenergy Technologies Office General Engineer / Physical Scientist (multiple vacancies)
Building Technologies Office General Engineer / Physical Scientist (multiple vacancies)
Building Technologies Office Supervisory Physical Scientist
Federal Energy Management Program General Engineer / Physical Scientist (multiple vacancies)
Golden Field Office Physical Scientist (multiple vacancies)
Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office General Engineer / Physical Scientist (multiple vacancies)
Solar Energy Technologies Office General Engineer / Physical Scientist (multiple vacancies)
Vehicle Technologies Office General Engineer (multiple vacancies)
Vehicle Technologies Office Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist (multiple vacancies)
Wind Energy Technologies Office General Engineer
Wind Energy Technologies Office General Engineer
Water Power Technologies Office General Engineer

IT Cybersecurity Specialist (0 vacancies)

  • No current vacancies
For positions listed above, DOE has the authority to hire “directly.”  For these positions ONLY, candidates can choose to either –

1. Apply via USAJobs 

OR

2. Submit their resume directly to EEREHiring@ee.doe.gov

NOTE: If you choose this option, please –

INCLUDE the following information:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Phone number
  • Position you are applying for (general engineer or physical scientist)
  • EERE office (Solar, Geothermal, Vehicles, Buildings, etc.) that you are applying to
  • Resume (password protected resume sent in separate email to eerehiring@ee.doe.gov. AND password sent in a separate email from resume)

DO NOT include the following information:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your address
  • Photos of yourself
  • Personal information, such as age, gender, religious affiliation, etc.
  • Classified or government sensitive information
  • Any encryption or digital signatures

If EERE is interested in your application after reviewing your resume, the DOE Human Capital office will contact you to request a transcript demonstrating that your educational background meets the basic eligibility requirements of the position in question or will request documentation from a credential evaluation service for any foreign education or degree if applicable.

*Please note: there are more positions available at DOE with Direct Hire Authority. Refer to the Employment Opportunities at EERE page for more information. These are simply the positions most relevant to EERE vacancies. The Office of Personnel Management has more information on Direct Hire Authority Government-Wide

Public Notices will be opened on a continuous basis for interested applicants to provide their resumes and supporting documentation through USAJOBS.