Ready to Energize Your Career?
If you are passionate about bringing clean energy investments, new jobs, and new business to communities all over the U.S., the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is leading the global clean energy revolution. EERE is searching for enthusiastic, driven and committed professionals to join our team!
Learn About the Federal Hiring Process
Visit the USAJobs Help Center to view resources on:
- Using USAJobs
- Understanding hiring paths, and
- Working in the federal government.
Watch this helpful 5-minute video on how to apply for federal positions on USAJobs.
What is Direct Hire Authority?
The U.S. Department of Energy has Direct Hire Authority to fill Scientific, Technical, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) positions at the GS-11 through GS-15 grade levels – the two most available within EERE are General Engineers and Physical Scientists.
This authority allows us to hire more quickly than the traditional government hiring process. In using this authority, DOE still abides by the Merit System Principles and all Federal and DOE regulations for hiring.
Public Notices will be opened on a continuous basis for interested applicants to provide their resumes and supporting documentation through USAJOBS.
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