JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Oregon Public Utility Commission

This listing is inactive.
Utility Program
Energy Division
Economist 4 (Senior Economist)

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111452555
Date Posted: 12/26/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist 4 (Senior Economist)
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Salem, Oregon, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
Utility Economist
Salary Range: $5764.00-$8087.00
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) has an excellent opportunity for a highly qualified and motivated individual to work in the dynamic area of energy policy and regulation as an Economist 4(Senior Economist).

The PUC is responsible for regulating investor-owned utilities, privately-owned water companies, and the telephone industry.

The person in this position serves as the energy market analyst in the agency’s Energy Resources and Planning section. This involves primary responsibility for the formulation of regulatory policy, conducting highly-technical complex research on matters related to electricity and natural gas markets and review of energy utility Integrated Resource plans (IRPs) and electric utility Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for major resource acquisitions.

Minimum Qualifications

A Master’s degree in economics or a related field and four years of experience doing economic research or econometric forecasting;


A Ph.D. in economics or a related field and one year experience doing economic research.

To view the complete job announcement including minimum qualifications, salary information and detailed application instructions please visit the PUC job page at:, click on “Jobs at PUC” and view the following announcement: PUC14-0023, Economist 4 (Senior Economist)

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 02/02/2015
Reference Instructions:
All application materials must be submitted with the online application.