Erin Moore serves as the Chief Human Capital Officer (CHCO) for the U.S. Department of Energy. She oversees all aspects of human capital management for the Department’s workforce of almost 14,000 Federal employees. She is responsible for developing and implementing effective human capital policies and programs, which includes providing strategic and operational centralized HR services for staffing and recruitment, employee and labor relations, compensation, benefits, and performance management, to enable DOE’s workforce to achieve its varied missions. Moore advises and assists the Secretary and Deputy Secretary of Energy, and other senior agency officials, in recruiting, developing, training, and managing a highly skilled, productive, and diverse workforce in accordance with merit system principles and all applicable statutory requirements.
Prior to her appointment as CHCO in December 2020, Moore held other leadership positions in the Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer. She served as Deputy CHCO from March to November 2020. Prior to serving as Deputy CHCO, Moore led the Office of Corporate Executive Management since July 2016 where she was responsible for developing and delivering human capital policies and programs to manage the Department’s executive cadre of Senior Executive Service, Senior Professional, Excepted Service, and political appointees for more than 1,200 executive-level positions.
Before joining the Department of Energy in 2014, Moore held several leadership positions throughout the Department of Defense. In November 2011, Moore served as the Deputy Director for the Air Force Senior Executive Management Office where she was responsible for recruitment and allocation management, talent management and succession planning, and pay and performance management for over 350 executive-level positions. Prior to working at the U.S. Department of Air Force, Moore served as the Program Manager for Executive Performance Management and Compensation at the Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service since September 2009 where she provided overall programmatic and policy direction for the Department of Defense’s executive performance management and compensation systems covering over 2,000 executive-level positions.
Moore began her Federal career in the Navy Career Intern Program in 2004 working at the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Washington where she completed a variety of engineering rotational programs and was a key architect to implement the National Security Personnel System in NAVFAC Washington.
Moore holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Engineering Administration from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She was a recipient of the Air Force’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award in 2013. In 2020, Moore was awarded with two Secretary Achievement Awards for DOE’s COVID-19 Response and was a recipient of DOE’s Distinguished Civil Service Award. She also received the 2021 Presidential Rank Award of Meritorious Executive for repeatedly undertaking high-profile initiatives that resulted in substantial advancements in human capital and the Department of Energy's mission. In 2022, Moore was awarded with two Secretary Achievement Awards—one for her role in standing up the DOE team to support the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the other for her work in streamlining the DOE Headquarters security and suitability process.