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Senior Policy Analyst (Energy)

Department: Center for Best Practices
Location: Washington, DC

TITLE: Senior Policy Analyst (Energy)

ORGANIZATION: National Governors Association

LOCATION: Washington, DC



COMPENSATION: A competitive compensation package will be made to the qualified candidate

REPORTS TO: Program Director (Energy)

Organization background

Founded in 1908, the National Governors Association is a bipartisan organization of Governors from the 55 states, territories, and commonwealths whose mission is to share best practices, speak with an informed voice on national policy and develop innovative solutions to improve citizens' lives through state government and support the principles of federalism.

Through NGA, Governors identify priority issues and deal with matters of public policy and governance at the state and national levels. Our policy and research arm, the NGA Center for Best Practices, helps Governors find collective answers to common issues and assists in developing and implementing innovative solutions to public policy challenges. Our Government Relations team ensures that Governors are a strong voice in Washington, DC. NGA also provides total consultative services, including management and technical assistance to both new and incumbent Governors, their senior executive staff, and their trusted advisors.

Key Responsibilities of the SeNIOR POLICY ANALYST (Energy)

NGA is looking to add a bright, resourceful, and organized Senior Policy Analyst to our Center of Best Practices team. The Senior Policy Analystís primary responsibilities will be to support Governors on a range of energy policy issues, including, energy resilience planning and funding, federal energy regulation and energy markets, energy security and cybersecurity, and energy planning and system modernization to meet clean energy, storage, and electrification goals. This position is vital to support Governorsí as they modernize energy systems to improve system security, resilience, environmental performance, and affordability.

Other important responsibilities of the Senior Policy Analyst include:


Candidates should have a bachelorís degree, preferably in public policy or related field. Five plus years working in areas of policies and programs that are within the energy portfolio, including expert knowledge and experience working on issues related to state energy policy, energy system security and resiliency, and energy markets.

Knowledge and expertise could include a spectrum of policies and programs to help Governors and their staff design and implement policies to focus on outcomes. Experience working with Governors, working in federal or state agencies or non-profit organizations is preferred.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated ability to:

How to apply

Interested candidates should apply online through NGA's career site. NGA uses Clear Company, and all information is kept strictly confidential. An application is considered when all required fields are completed. Please include:

Physical and sensory demands

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. NGA is committed to providing a productive and safe environment. To achieve that goal, we conduct background and reference check investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment.

Working at the National Governors Association

NGA staff proudly serve our nation's Governors daily, and it is our mission to ensure we offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package designed to support the needs of NGA employees.

NGA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/D/F/V). NGA is committed to fostering an energetic, collaborative, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We promote diversity and provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, or any other legally protected factor. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

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