Commerce Seeks Specialist 3 – Energy Contracts and Programs

Source:, July 30, 2020

This position is officially located in our Olympia office, but we are currently working from home due to the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order. We are still moving forward with hiring and look forward to reviewing your application! 

We’re looking for a new Program Manager to be part of the growing Energy Division. This position primarily provides program management support to the clean energy grant programs administered by the Energy Programs in Communities Unit.

As a Program Manager, you’ll perform advanced level program and contract management for clean energy programs, such as Washington’s Clean Energy Fund and State Energy Programs.

Strong candidates will have experience in program management, grant development and contracting, data analysis and program evaluation. We are looking for a quick learner with excellent communication skills and an upbeat attitude. A background in clean energy technologies or science are a plus.
This position offers endless learning opportunities and exposure to energy policy, renewable energy technology, energy conservation, and much more. If you want to help shape Washington’s clean energy future keep reading to see if this job is for you.

The Energy Division is working to reduce our state’s carbon footprint and encourage cleaner, more efficient energy systems. We aim to cultivate an environment in which we are continuously learning and take pride in our work. We enjoy the variety of our tasks and projects and look for opportunities to improve our work as well as pitch in and help others across the division.

At the Department of Commerce (Commerce), we are creative, collaborative, and trusted. We identify opportunities to deliver critical funding and services to strengthen communities across Washington.

Learn more & apply!