Department: Department Of Energy
Agency: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects. As part of our goal, we are seeking highly skilled individuals to assist in carrying out the mission of this agency. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means. To learn more about the Commission, please visit www.ferc.gov.
These positions are located in either the Office of Energy Infrastructure Security (OEIS) or the Office of Electric Reliability (OER). OEIS provides leadership, expertise, and assistance to the Commission in identifying, communicating, and seeking comprehensive solutions to significant potential cyber and physical security risks to the energy infrastructure under the Commission’s jurisdiction. OER serves the public interest by providing leadership and vision in promoting competitive markets and ensuring just and reasonable rates, terms and conditions of service in natural gas pipeline, oil pipeline and electric power markets.
Under the guidance of senior staff, the incumbent will work with government and private sector specialists on assigned segments to analyze, monitor developments and report on design efforts in order to achieve a high level of security and protection for the nation's energy assets. Because of the importance of software for energy delivery and market operations, the incumbent will work with engineers, analysts and senior staff to identify and promote the mitigation of areas of vulnerability in order to improve the security of electric grid operations as well as other energy delivery systems.
More than one selection may be made from this announcement and the office for that selection may vary.
Position is included in the Bargaining Unit
Please note - Only your resume and cover letter will be forwarded to the selecting official.
- 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
- Some travel may be required