Principal Executive/Manager F (Planning, Policy & Technical Analysis Division Administrator)
Energy-Planning, Policy & Technical Analysis - Salem, OR

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The Oregon Department of Energy is seeking an experienced, progressive leader to serve as the Planning, Policy and Technical Analysis Division Administrator. This is a permanent, full-time, executive service position and is not represented by a union. This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified people. The list will be used to fill the current vacancy and possibly other vacancies as they occur.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Planning, Policy & Technical Analysis Administrator works with the director and deputy director to develop and implement a vision for the energy policy in Oregon. Provides leadership to the Planning, Policy & Technical Analysis Division. Plans, directs and manages the division to include developing and implementing long and short range plans, goals and objectives, providing guidance to staff, establishing budget priorities, controlling the division’s budget, and representing the state and agency in forums on energy policy, renewable and alternative energy resources and energy efficiency and conservation issues. Ensures that the division provides services and develops policies on energy resources, renewable energy technologies, energy conservation and energy efficiency consistent with the agency’s mission. Provides leadership in the implementation of the Governor’s 10-Year Energy Action plan, including policy development. This position is on the Director’s executive management team and participates in setting policy for the agency.

For the full list of specific duties and working conditions, see the Position Description .


To qualify you must have:
Four years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following:
a) development of program rules and policies,
b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans,
c) program evaluation, AND
d) budget preparation;


Three years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following:
a) development of program rules and policies,
b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans,
c) program evaluation,
d) budget preparation; AND
45-48 quarter hours (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management.

Transcripts must be submitted to receive credit for education coursework at the time of application. It is highly recommended that you attach your transcripts even if you meet qualifications with work experience. Transcripts are used as additional information if experience calculations cannot be made with work experience alone.

Desired Attributes

The candidates whose experience most closely matches the qualifications and desired attributes of this position will be invited to interview. We are looking for qualified applicants whose work experience most closely demonstrates the following:

ENERGY EXPERTISE: Extensive knowledge of energy demand and resources in the Western U.S., particularly with respect to energy efficiency and renewable energy resources, including demonstrated technical and policy expertise in these areas.

LEADING CHANGE: Ability to develop and implement an organizational vision that integrates key statewide program goals, priorities, and values to improve customer service and program performance while maintaining an organizational climate that encourages innovation.

LEADING PEOPLE: Ability and experience in designing and implementing strategies which maximize employee potential and foster high ethical human standards in meeting the organization’s vision, mission and goals.

RESULTS DRIVEN: Ability and experience in establishing performance measures that ensure accountability and continuous improvement that produces results through strategic planning and the implementation, and evaluation of programs and policies.

BUSINESS ACUMEN: Ability and experience in managing human, financial, material, and information resources in a manner which instills employee and public trust and accomplishes the organization’s mission.

BUILDING COALITIONS/COMMUNICATION: Ability to explain, negotiate, advocate and express facts and ideas in a convincing manner with individuals, elected officials, news media and groups internally and externally, develop a professional network with other organizations, and to identify the internal and external politics that impact work of the organization.

A cover letter that clearly addresses each of the desired attributes listed above.
A current resume that clearly indicates how your work experience qualifies you for this position.

Additional Information

TO APPLY , follow the “Apply” link above to complete the Oregon Employment Application online. All application materials must be received by the closing date/time posted on this announcement.

Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans' preference. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation. See additional information link below for more details.

You must have a valid e-mail address to apply for jobs with the Oregon Department of Energy. All communication regarding your application and status will be done by e-mail. For more information see the FAQ’s in the additional information links listed below.

Applicants are subject to a computerized criminal history check for a thorough background investigation. Adverse background data may be grounds for immediate disqualification.

Driving is an essential function of this position. The person in this position must have a valid driver's license and maintain a satisfactory driving record. A review of the finalist's driving record will be conducted prior to an offer being made and annually to ensure a satisfactory record is maintained.

Your driving record will be considered unacceptable for any of the following offenses. Offenses include but are not limited to:
Any traffic offense or crime in the past 24 months (Examples include reckless driving, driving under the influence of intoxicants, failing to perform the duties of a driver, criminal driving while suspended or revoked, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, and others.).
A felony revocation of driving privileges, or felony or misdemeanor conviction resulting in driver license suspension within the last 24 months.
Three or more Class B traffic violation convictions within the past 12 months.
A careless driving conviction in the last 12 months.
A Class A moving violation in the last 12 months (Class A is the most serious level of violation, e.g., going 30 miles over the speed limit.).

Application Reference Number: ODOE13-0013

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