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Energy Data Analyst

Recruitment #21-002588-0029


"This is a contractual (hourly) position with the Department of General Services, with the option to renew on an annual basis."




This position is available within the Maryland Department of General Services’ Office of Energy and Sustainability, located at 301 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Main Purpose of Job

This position supports the Chief, Energy Market Solutions & Special Projects and Energy Accounts Manager in activities related to monitoring State agency energy billing and deregulated energy procurement. This position is also responsible for assisting in detailed data and utility bill analysis and report preparation.


Duties for this position include but are not limited to: 
  • Assist the Database Manager to support de-regulated power and gas procurement and portfolio management, through detailed analysis of the impact of wholesale and retail rates on State accounts, including detailed review and validation of monthly charges from the State’s various utilities and energy vendors.
  • Assist with reviewing and assessing completeness, quality and accuracy of utility records housed in the State Utility Database, and to evaluate performance of various State agency energy efficiency initiatives.
  • Support the evaluation of the performance of various State agency energy efficiency initiatives.
  • Support the analysis and preparation of customized reports, as directed by Chief, Energy Markets Solutions and Special Projects. Advise the Chief of any issues which may require corrective action.
  • Support databases of monthly energy usage and charges for major accounts
  • Support the Green Purchasing Data Analysis & Reporting function. 
  • Assist with the data collection, validation, mining and quantitative analysis for the Green Purchasing Committee’s Annual Report. 
  • Main tasks include collecting quarterly data reports from vendors and State agencies; verifying products; environmental attributes against established standards; analyzing total “green” spend vs. “non-green spend,” and determining the quantitative benefits of buying green. 
  • Communicate with State agencies and vendors to support data collection efforts.


Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Five years of experience in administrative staff or professional work. One year of this experience must have involved one or more of the following: the supervision of other employees, overseeing and coordinating the general operations of a unit, applying rules and regulations, or exercising responsibility for the development of policies or procedures.


1. Additional experience in administrative staff or professional work may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

2. Additional graduate level education at an accredited college or university may be substituted at the rate of 30 semester credit hours on a year-for-year basis for the required general experience.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer involving staff work related to the administration of rules, regulations, policy, procedures and processes, or overseeing or coordinating unit operations or functioning as a staff assistant to a higher ranking commissioned officer on a year-for-year basis for the required education and experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, engineering, science or mathematics from an accredited college or university.
  • Three (3) years’ experience with utility bill analysis.
  • Three (3) years’ experience with energy markets.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.


It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please include all experience and education that is related to this position.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date; information submitted after the closing date will not be considered.  Credit is given for relevant part-time, temporary or volunteer experience based on the number of hours worked per week; you must include the time spent on such activities on your application.
Note that for any position requiring a college degree or college credit, you will be required to submit a college transcript prior to being offered a position.  You may submit your transcript as part of the application process.
Please note, selected candidates may be required to complete and successfully pass a State and Federal fingerprint background check prior to being hired.
You must be legally authorized under the United States Immigration Reform and Control Act to be hired in the position for which you apply.



Contact or call 410-767-1386 with questions about this recruitment.  The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  Apply online at – click on Employment on the left side of the screen.  If you are unable to submit your application online, please send your paper application to: Human Resources, Dept. of General Services, 301 W. Preston St., Suite 1311, Baltimore, MD  21201 by the closing date and time. TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 
As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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