JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

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Office of Energy Policy and Innovation

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468659
Date Posted: 12/20/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Economist
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
L -- Industrial Organization
P -- Economic Systems
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Office of Energy Policy and Innovation (OEPI) at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeks candidates for junior and senior economists.

OEPI provides strategic vision and leadership in the development of energy policy associated with electric and natural gas markets. Economists in OEPI provide economic expertise and empirical analysis capabilities to an interdisciplinary team advancing federal energy policy on cutting edge issues primarily affecting the future of the electric industry. Economists in OEPI work on assignments that include quantitative and qualitative economic and policy research, proposing and implementing policy changes through rulemakings, and/or evaluating and acting on specific case filings. More information about OEPI is available at

Staff from OEPI will be available in early January 2022, to speak more about these positions and their role at FERC. To learn more about staff availability for these information sessions, email and

FERC does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Application Instructions:
To be considered for employment within the Commission, candidates must formally apply to a specific employment announcement. The Commission’s employment announcements are posted at and on New opportunities are posted periodically throughout the year. Only U.S. citizens are eligible for employment with the Commission. Applicants must upload required documents, including resume and transcripts. Please read job announcement carefully for instructions.