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At the state of Minnesota, the work we do is more than just a job. Employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The state of Minnesota is committed to equity and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources and training and development opportunities. 

Agency Energy and Climate Policy Advisor

Permanent, Full-Time
The Agency Energy and Climate Policy Advisor will build productive networks to develop and provide internal expertise and vision to the Department of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation (IRRR) on energy, climate, and integrated industrial decarbonization-related issues; it will  provide informed advice and recommendations to the IRRR Commissioner and IRRR business development and community development teams regarding energy and climate policy and industry challenges and opportunities; it will collaborate with state experts and leaders to develop and lead execution of the agency’s strategic plan and goals as it relates to opportunities and challenges in economic development in the energy, climate, and integrated industrial decarbonization sectors, with a focus on opportunities involving integration across the regional natural resource-based economy (mining, timber, manufacturing). 
Learn more and apply online:
Job ID Number: 73905
Classification Title: Agency Policy Specialist
Contact Beth Dewhurst with questions at or 218-735-3009
Application Deadline: 3/4/2024 

Current Opportunities

Request for Information (RFI)
Development of Residence Club Lands 
The Department of Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation, an agency of the State of Minnesota, is seeking information and ideas from all interested parties regarding developing lands, currently known as the Residence Club Development (RCD), owned by the agency at Giants Ridge Golf and Ski Resort in Biwabik, Minnesota. This Request for Information (RFI) is to encourage development interest in the RCD site and to identify a preferred responder for the RCD build-out.  

For more information please contact Stacey Scholz at 218-735-3032 or
Other Opportunities
The Office of Equity in Procurement promotes opportunities to do business with the state, and provide assistance to small businesses owned by women, minorities, people with substantial physical disabilities, and veterans as they seek state contracts. The office helps state agencies be leaders in equal employment opportunities, equal contracting opportunities, and full participation in civic life for all Minnesotans. More than 1,000 small businesses are certified as veteran-owned, economically disadvantaged, or targeted group businesses in Minnesota based on the business's ownership by woman, minority, person with a substantial physical disability, or by its location in an economically disadvantaged area.   
Learn more: Office of Equity in Procurement 
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