Program Analyst 3 (Schools/State Buildings Energy Analyst)
Energy-Planning, Policy & Technical Analysis - Salem, OR

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The Oregon Department of Energy has an opportunity with its Energy Efficiency and Conservation Section for someone to work with a team to deliver its Schools and State Buildings energy efficiency programs to more than 800 schools and 6,000 State facilities. Oregon’s energy efficiency commitment to schools is an award winning program model. The State Building Innovation lab, a part of the Governor’s 10-year Energy Action Plan, adds additional momentum to the statewide goal of 20% energy reduction in state buildings by 2015, including benchmarking, targeted retrofits and data analytics. Since 1975, ODOE programs and policies have helped make Oregon a recognized leader in energy efficiency and renewable energy.

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. This is a permanent, full-time, unrepresented position.

Duties & Responsibilities

The purpose of this position is to help further the deployment of energy-efficient design and practices in non-residential facilities in Oregon. The primary focus of this position is to provide technical and program services to improve energy efficiency in Oregon K-12 schools and State Buildings. This position will also provide coordination and support for other department programs related to non-residential buildings and facilities as needed, including the State Energy Efficient Design (SEED) program, the State Energy Loan Program (SELP) and agency energy incentive programs. A major emphasis of the position is to maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This position is expected to provide technical and business case analysis assistance on all energy-related systems in non-residential buildings and facilities and provide lead in one or more of these technologies.

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


Your work experience must clearly demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications below in the WORK HISTORY section of your application. A resume WILL NOT substitute. All answers to the supplemental questions will be verified using the work history section of your application to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications.

To qualify you must have:
A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, Engineering, Energy Management or related degree; AND four years experience coordinating or administering a program;


Any combination of experience or education equivalent to seven years of professional-level experience coordinating or administering a program.

Credits must be from an accredited college or university. To receive credit for your degree and/or course work you must attach a copy of your transcripts.

The work experience section of the NEOGOV application must clearly show that you meet the minimum qualifications of the position or your application may be rejected.

A resume will not substitute for completing the work experience section of your application.
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:
A degree in mechanical engineering, physics, energy management or a related technical field.
Experience in program implementation, marketing, management and evaluation.
Experience and knowledge of advanced energy efficiency technologies and methods and practices, including accepted industry best practices.
Excellent technical and analytical skills for the evaluation of energy systems in non-residential facilities, including on-site energy assessments, audits and surveys.
Experience working with public policy which includes analyzing current policy, recommending changes and proposing new policies.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills & experience establishing and maintaining working relationships.
Ability to write clear and concise reports and other written materials.
Experience performing energy studies of non-residential facilities including building energy modeling with industry-standard software.

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.

This announcement has supplemental information required for submission. Please see the “Supplemental Questions” section of this announcement. Only complete applications will be considered.

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.

The pay and benefits on all announcements may change without notice.

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: ODOE13-0014

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