Recent Graduate Energy Industry Analyst

Washington D.C.
Aug 10, 2017
Aug 25, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

If you are ready to begin your new career or are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than a top 5 agency? We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals here at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

FERC’s role is to oversee various aspects of the energy industry, including transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. We also analyze proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines and license hydropower projects. To help support the modernization of the electric system here in the U.S., we are focusing on issues associated with a smarter grid.

Our employees gain valuable work experience that provides them with the career boost that they are seeking. We need people like you to help us move the industry forward and continue to shape the future of energy policy. Join us and help make a difference!

This position is INCLUDED in the bargaining unit.
Please note - Only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.
More than one selection may be made from this announcement and the office for that selection may vary.

  • Occasional Travel
  • Some travel may be required.

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  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must meet specialized experience.
  • One year probationary period may be required.
  • Generally, male applicants must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • A background investigation is required.
  • Candidates using experience and education to qualify at the GS-09 level must have one full year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 level. Specialized Experience is defined as: experience conducting benefit-cost analyses; participated on teams conducting research on energy issues; evaluated Federal or state programs on renewable energy policies as part of a job or academic assignment.

    Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates', bachelors', masters', professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as many as six years after degree completion to apply.
    **If you are using a combination of education and experience to qualify for this position, you must meet the educational requirements above within 60 days of this vacancy closing. CANDIDATES MUST PROVIDE TRANSCRIPTS IN ORDER FOR COURSEWORK TO BE VERIFIED; FAILURE TO INCLUDE TRANSCRIPTS WILL RESULT IN CANDIDATES NOT BEING CONSIDERED; TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION.

    Your resume must clearly document how you meet the specialized experience in order to meet the minimum qualification requirements for this vacancy. Transcripts must be submitted at time of application. All required documents must be received by the closing date of this announcement. If you do not submit a required document (e.g. transcripts, etc.) your application will be considered incomplete and you will not receive further consideration.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to: - Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment. - Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer. - Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.



    Looking to make an impact? Why not join one of the Best Places to Work in the federal government? The Office of Energy Market Regulation (OEMR) is looking for the right candidates to join our team of passionate and dedicated professionals at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). We want motivated and engaged individuals who want to serve the public interest, working on regulatory and competitive market issues for the natural gas pipeline, oil pipeline, and electric industries. You will gain valuable work experience and the career boost you are looking for, while working in a dynamic and fast changing industry. Join us to help shape the future of energy markets.
    FERC's mission is to ensure reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services for consumers. Using regulatory and market approaches, we work to make sure that consumers pay just and reasonable rates for their energy needs and to promote safe, reliable, secure, and efficient energy infrastructure.
    This position is located in the Office of Energy Market Regulation (OEMR)/Division of Electric Power Regulation-East/Central/West/DPR.
    FERC is rated by as one of the top 10 federal agencies to work for. Join the team that will let you make a difference, in the great work environment you are looking for!

    Major Duties include:

    • Perform work individually or as a team member.
    • Work on multiple projects that are assigned concurrently and potentially act in a different capacity on each, as need dictates.
    • Perform selected tasks to support Office staff in performing case processing, reviews and evaluations, filing analysis, data analysis, special projects, or other staff work.
    • Conduct or participate in the review and analysis of regulatory issues, data and other documents associated with Commission filings and/or other regulatory documents to ensure consistency with pertinent regulatory principles and Commission policies.
    • Conduct or participate in the review and analysis of regulatory issues, data and documents associated with the natural gas and/or oil pipelines and/or electric utilities.

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