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Title:  Energy & Utilities Analyst III

Application Deadline Date:  01/31/2023
Req ID:  45793
Department:  Public Service Department

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $31.70


The Department of Public Service is seeking a Utility Economic Analyst III to join its Planning Division. The successful candidate will possess strong quantitative skills and a keen interest in electric, transportation, and building energy and emissions issues. The Analyst will focus on economic and environmental analysis, rate design, utility rate and siting cases, power supply planning, regulatory compliance, municipal and regional energy planning, and related initiatives to further Vermont's energy and climate requirements. This position will involve significant data analysis, modeling, and visualization as well as testimony before the Public Utility Commission and legislature. The successful candidate will be familiar with energy issues; have strong communication skills; work well in a team-oriented environment; and can successfully manage competing priorities and projects. The Analyst reports to the Deputy Director of the Planning Division. Remote work arrangements are possible.


This position is classified as a Utilities Economic Analyst III by the Department of Human Resources.

Who May Apply

This position, Utilities Economic Analyst III (#45793), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Anne Margolis at
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Normal office working conditions generally prevail, with some required travel to sites and meetings. Some public speaking, attendance at public meetings and testimony before committees and boards is required. Evening, weekend, or overtime work may be occasionally necessary. Incumbents should have some private means of transportation available.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree AND three (3) or more years of professional experience working in the field of economic or energy planning and analysis.


Bachelor's degree AND four (4) or more years of professional experience working in the field of economic or energy planning and analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

College degree in economics, engineering, or science.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier