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Portland General Electric Executive Assistant to VP, Operations in Portland, Oregon

At PGE, our work involves dreaming about, planning for, and realizing a smarter, cleaner, more enduring Oregon neighborhood. Its core to our DNA and we haven’t stopped since we started in 1888. We energize lives, strengthen communities and drive advancements in energy that promote social, economic and environmental progress. We’re always on the lookout for people passionate about leading and being a part of teams that are advancing innovative clean energy solutions that are also affordable and accessible to all.

Executive Assistant to Vice President of Utility Operations

Location : On-site (World Trade Center, Portland, OR) with flexibility in schedule and location

About us : PGE (Portland General Electric) is a leading player in the Electric Utility industry, committed to delivering sustainable solutions and exceptional service to our customers. As we continue to grow and innovate, we are seeking a dynamic individual to join our team as the Executive Assistant to the VP of Operations.

Role Overview : As the Executive Assistant to the VP of Operations, you will play a pivotal role in providing comprehensive administrative support to the VP and their organization. You will work closely with a strategic support group comprising the Chief Operations Officer and their Executive Assistant, the Vice President of Operations, the HR Business Partner, and the Chief of Staff. Together, you will drive efficiency and contribute to the achievement of PGE’s strategic objectives.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Collaborate with the strategic support group to facilitate business operations and long-term strategic planning.

  • Schedule, plan, and execute events, including leader retreats, to foster team cohesion and alignment with company goals.

  • Maintain confidentiality while partnering effectively with peers across all levels of the organization.

  • Communicate effectively with employees at all levels and travel as needed to support the VP.

  • Support utility operations to meet customer needs on a non-traditional schedule, balancing the priorities of multiple stakeholders.

  • Adapt to emerging situations and thrive in high-pressure, dynamic environments.

  • Demonstrate articulate written and spoken communication skills and effective time management in a complex, evolving landscape.

  • Demonstrates strong organizational skills.

Qualifications :

  • Adaptable and eager to learn, comfortable with ambiguity and can anticipate opportunities for efficiencies.

  • Strong sense of accountability, ownership, and resilience.

  • Dependable, and committed to supporting the organization when it mobilizes to respond to external events such as outages, and responses to storms and wildfires.

  • Excellent attention to detail and a proactive approach to problem-solving.

  • Experience working in high-pressure, dynamic environments preferred.

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Benefits :

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within the organization.

  • A collaborative and supportive work environment where your contributions are valued.

  • The chance to make a meaningful impact in the energy industry and contribute to a sustainable future.

Application Process :

If you are a motivated individual who thrives in fast-paced environments and is passionate about supporting organizational success, we encourage you to apply. Along with your application, please attach your resume outlining your qualifications and a cover letter expressing your interest.

Compensation Range:

$60,975.00 - $101,625.00

Actual total compensation, including a performance based incentive bonus, is commensurate with experience, skills, qualifications, education, training, and internal equity. While we anticipate the selected candidate for this position will fall towards the middle or entry point of the compensation range, the decision will be made on a case-by-case basis.

PGE believes in rewarding dedicated performance. We provide a total rewards package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future. To find out more, click here ( .

Join us today and power your potential!

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

PGE does not discriminate on the basis of disability. We recognize individuals have a variety of abilities to offer and we believe there is much to value and celebrate by incorporating different abilities into the work we do. One very important way we live this out is in our application and interview process. We work hard to support individuals who may need an accommodation to fully participate in these processes. If you feel you may need an accommodation, or would like to request one, please notify the Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter) associated with the job posting. You may also make this request by contacting or by calling 503-464-7250. The Recruiter will provide information and next steps for the accommodation process. Our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) team is also available for support. You can contact them at .

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the posting close date. Posting closes at midnight (Pacific Time) on the closing date below. If no date is listed, job is open until filled.

At Portland General Electric, we’re innovators, builders, and achievers. We’re committed to powering our customers’ potential and making a difference for our community and the planet. Today, that commitment includes developing an intelligent and resilient electric grid, electrifying transportation and de-carbonizing the energy sector.

We’re proud to deliver an exceptional experience to help our customers thrive. Our mission is to make clean, reliable and affordable energy services available to all. We obsess over serving customers and are committed to growing employee career paths with purpose. Equity and inclusion are core business values; we celebrate our differences and are committed to developing teams that reflect the communities we serve.