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PUC Staff It’s an exciting time to work in the utility industry with technological advancements, changes in market structure, and new policy directives. The Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) team is a dedicated group of professionals driven by our mission to ensure Oregon utility customers have access to safe, reliable, and high quality utility services at just and reasonable rates.

Our major areas of responsibility include:
  • Anticipating, informing, and integrating policy, industry, market and technology changes.
  • Managing customer and community choices to ensure value for all.
  • Scrutinizing utility costs, risks, and performance to ensure just and reasonable rates.
  • Ensuring safety, reliability, and quality of essential utility services.

Current Job Openings

View all current open positions with the PUC.

How to Apply

There are resources available to help you find and apply for positions of interest to you. Learn more about what you need to know to get the job.

Employee Benefits

The state of Oregon offers its employees a range of benefits. Employees have options when it comes to choosing a plan for core benefits, such as medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid leave, and retirement benefits. The state also offers a variety of optional benefits, including flexible spending accounts, retirement benefits, and paid leave options. Learn more about the benefit options.

Office Locations

Although not all PUC employees live in Salem, there are many reasons to consider a move to this community. There’s something about Salem!
PUC employees may also take advantage of the Portland office, reducing the number of commute days for eligible team members who live in the Portland metropolitan-area.

Equal Access

The PUC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal access to all facilities, programs, and service. We work to ensure all people have equitable opportunities to work for or work with the PUC.

Equal Employment

The PUC is committed to a diverse workplace to represent the communities we serve throughout Oregon. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability in hiring or employment practices, and comply with the regulations of the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission under Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Title VI

The PUC complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and other federal nondiscrimination statutes which prohibit discrimination based on race, color, national origin, disability, age, or gender in the PUC's programs, activities, services, or opportunities to participate.

Reasonable Accommodation

The PUC is an Equal Employment Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer and committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation during the application and/or interview process by contacting our Human Resources team at 503-373-7394

Accessibility Complaints

Submit a complaint about discrimination experienced in PUC services or activities. You may also submit a complaint to the U.S. Department of Justice.


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