Are you an engineer or scientist interested in working for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)? If so, please visit our Employment Opportunities at EERE page to learn more about STEM Direct Hiring Opportunities. 

The list below includes vacancy announcements for positions for which we do not have direct hire authority. To apply for one of these positions, follow the instructions included in the job announcement. Direct all questions about the position to the contact listed. EERE will regularly post new positions to USAjobs and share the links here as well.

Current Job Openings for Positions without Direct Hire Authority (as of 4/6/2021):

Position GRADE OPENING DATE CLOSING DATE Area of Consideration ANNOUNCEMENT #
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, ES-340-00 ES-340-00 3/23/2021 4/6/2021 All U.S. Citizens https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/595973800
Director, Advanced Manufacturing Office, ES-340-00 ES-340-00 3/24/2021 4/7/2021 All U.S. Citizens https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/596104600
Financial Management Analyst, GS-501-12/13 12/13 4/5/2021 4/12/2021 All U.S. Citizens https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/597320500

Continuously Open Announcements for Positions with Direct Hire Authority*:

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

*Please note: there are more positions available at DOE with Direct Hire Authority.  These are simply the positions most relevant to EERE vacancies. The Office of Personnel Management has more information on Direct Hire Authority Government-Wide.  If you apply to one of these postings, please be sure to also let us know that you are interested in EERE and submit your resume here.  Refer to the Employment Opportunities at EERE page for more information. The postings below are in effect from Jan. 30 to May 28, 2021.

POSITION TITLE GRADE ANNOUNCEMENT #
General Engineer 0801 Multiple Grades https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/5950500600
Physical Scientist 1301 Multiple Grades https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/590501200
Contract Specialist Multiple Grades https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/589830300
Information Technology Specialist (Information Security) Multiple Grades https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/590377200

Information on clean energy jobs is also included on EERE's Career and Education site.

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Sustainable Transportation positions

Office Duty Station Position Title Job Series Grade
Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Technologies DC General Engineer 801 14
Vehicle Technologies DC Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist 801/1301 14

Energy Efficiency positions

Office Duty Station Position Title Job Series Grade
Advanced Manufacturing DC & CO Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist 801/1301 11/12/2013
Advanced Manufacturing DC & CO Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist 801/1301 12
Advanced Manufacturing DC Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist 801/1301 12
Building Technologies DC Physical Scientist 1301 14
Building Technologies DC General Engineer 801 14
Building Technologies DC General Engineer 801 13
Building Technologies DC General Engineer 801 14
Federal Energy Management DC General Engineer/Physical Scientist 801/1301 13

Renewable Power positions

Office Duty Station Position Title Job Series Grade
Geothermal Technologies DC & CO Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist 801/1301 14
Geothermal Technologies DC & CO Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist 801/1301 13
Solar Energy Technologies DC Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist 801/1301 13
Solar Energy Technologies DC Supervisory Physical Scientist 1301 15
Wind Energy Technologies DC Interdisciplinary General Engineer/Physical Scientist 801/1301 12
Bioenergy Technologies DC & CO Physical Scientist 1301 14
Water Power Technologies DC General Engineer 801 14

Operations positions

Office Duty Station Position Title Job Series Grade
Golden Field Office CO Information Technology Specialist (Cybersecurity) 2210 13
Golden Field Office CO Physical Scientist 1301 13
Golden Field Office CO Physical Scientist 1301 12
Golden Field Office CO General Engineer 801 14