Programming Services Officer

Company Name
Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
Location (City)
Job Category
Project Management
Job Sector
Job Type
Full Time
Degree Requirement

The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) is seeking qualified candidates interested in advancing the development and adoption of renewable and other clean energy resources throughout Rhode Island by joining its dynamic and innovative team of collaborative energy professionals.

Preferred candidates should possess a strong interest in – and familiarity with – renewable energy resources/technologies, programs, and policy goals.  Experience working on solar development and/or solar programs a plus.

Job Duties/Responsibilities: 

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: To assist the head of a department, agency, or division by relieving such superior of complex duties involved in the development, management, reorganization, and/or operation of a departmental/divisional program which provides services to employees and/or the public; to act as program supervisor; and to do related work as required.


KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND CAPACITIES: A thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of program management as it relates to developing programs on a departmental/divisional basis for the purpose of providing new or improved services/programs; a working knowledge of the standard principles, practices and techniques of research as it applies to evaluating program planning and programming service; the ability to analyze data, draw conclusions and develop programs based upon such data; the ability to forecast the need for such programs and the requirements of the programs for personnel, equipment and space; and related capacities and abilities.
Candidates with strong data and program management skills are strongly encouraged to apply.   Candidates with a demonstrated strength in communications – particularly writing – are also preferred.

Candidates should be well organized, interested in a wide variety of clean energy topics, and proficient in Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Candidates should also have the ability to conduct programmatic-related research, be flexible with day-to-day tasks, engage stakeholders in a professional manner, and use data management and analysis techniques.


For information regarding the benefits available to State of Rhode Island employees, please visit the Office of Employee Benefits' website at

How to Apply: 

Pleave visit  for information on applying for this position.  The job number is 2468-83720-00024.  The posting will stay open until 3/13/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

About the Company: 

The Office of Energy Resources (OER) is Rhode Island’s lead state agency on energy policy and programs. The mission of OER is to lead Rhode Island to a secure, cost-effective, and sustainable energy future. OER works closely with private and public stakeholders to increase the reliability and security of our energy supply, reduce energy costs and mitigate price volatility, and improve environmental quality.