The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) is a nonprofit working toward a 100% clean energy future that is reliable, resilient, and equitable. The IREC team is passionate about expanding access to clean, affordable solar energy. We place an emphasis on rigor and quality in everything we do. And we’re not afraid to have some fun in the process.

IREC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and embracing a workplace with diverse voices and perspectives. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

Below, you will find current job openings at IREC and details on how to apply. This page will also list any requests for proposals (RFPs) to support our ongoing programs.

Communications Coordinator

You will be a core member of IREC’s communications team, with a particular focus on two key programs: SolSmart and EMPOWERED. You will also support the day-to-day implementation of IREC’s general communications activities to increase awareness of our mission, programs, and successes among our target audiences.

Learn more here!

Assistant Director of Workforce

The Assistant Director coordinates with partners and stakeholders to develop robust training-to-jobs pipelines for a range of clean energy sectors, including solar, storage, energy efficiency, building electrification, and electric vehicles.

Apply by May 27. Learn more here!

Requests for Proposal: SolSmart Designation Platform and SolSmart Website

IREC invites submissions for two separate requests for proposals (RFPs). The two proposals will support the SolSmart program, which has helped more than 450 local governments make it faster, easier, and more affordable to go solar.

Responses to both RFPs are due on May 20, 2002. Download the proposals here.

Request for Qualifications: The U.S. Solar-Plus-Storage Industry Landscape: Wages, Career Paths, and Diversity/Equity/Inclusion in 2022

IREC and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) seek to identify a research team to design and conduct a comprehensive survey of the solar and storage industry workforce, focused on wages and career paths as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion. Responses are due June 3, 2022. Download the full RFQ and learn how to apply here.

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