NRG Careers


Date Posted: Jun 28, 2020

Location: Portland, OR, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

Are you interested in working for a cause you believe in and being paid well in the process? You can complete the online application at: Resumes are accepted on an ongoing basis and will be reviewed immediately upon receipt. For general information about Green Mountain Energy, check out our website at


Position: Sales Agent
Organization: Green Mountain Energy
Location: Portland, Oregon
Details: Part-time job in the renewable energy sector, Year Round
Compensation: Guaranteed base pay $15.00/hr + $8.00 minimum commission per sale within the first six weeks. Our current top earning part-time Sales Agents earn an average of $72,000 per year. When successfully meeting or exceeding expectations, Sales Agents earn an average of $45 per hour
We Offer: 401(k) plan with employer matching program after one year of employment, paid sick leave, and opportunities for growth


Green Mountain Energy partners with Portland General Electric to offer customers 100% renewable power options. To date, over 215,000 PGE customers have signed up for renewable power and we are on target to reach 250,000 customers by mid-2020. We are looking for motivated part-time Sales Agents to help drive our grassroots marketing/promotions campaign in the Portland/Salem metro areas. This job involves either canvassing neighborhoods in our courtesy knock program, or tabling at storefronts, festivals, street fairs, and farmers markets.

What are we looking for?

  • Candidates who can work 5 days per week between 20-25 hours. Preference will be given to those who are available from 3pm – 7pm on the weekdays and 10am – 2pm on weekends
  • Sales and/or canvassing experience preferred, but not required
  • History of exceeding sales goals
  • Energetic and motivated to work independently in the field while functioning as a team player
  • Bilingual Spanish speakers encouraged to apply
  • Access to reliable transportation, email, and a strong aptitude for understanding technology
  • Friendly, outgoing personality with good sense of humor
  • Physically able to walk/stand up to five hours at a time in unpredictable weather conditions with reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Official description on file with Human Resources

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon