The State of Oregon is searching for a Director to lead the Oregon Department of Energy, located in Salem. ODOE has about 115 employees and is responsible for meeting state energy goals through its programs and policies, siting large energy facilities, managing the state’s Petroleum Contingency Plan, and protecting Oregonians from leaking waste at the Hanford Nuclear Site.
Created in 1975, the Oregon Department of Energy has a statutory direction to ensure that “future generations not be left a legacy of vanished or depleted resources….”
The Oregon Department of Energy reduces the long-term cost of energy for Oregonians. The department’s work includes conducting planning and analysis to help prepare the state for future energy needs, staffing the Energy Facility Siting Council, providing technical and financial assistance to encourage investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy resources, promoting the cleanup of the Hanford nuclear site, and ensuring state preparedness to respond to emergencies at energy facilities, during transportation of radioactive materials and in the event of petroleum shortages.
Oregon Department of Energy- Main Office
625 Marion Street N.E.
Salem, OR 97301-3737
Toll-free in Oregon: 1-800-221-8035