Please note: this job closes at 11:59 p.m. on June 24th, 2021.
This is highly responsible professional managerial and executive work in the regulation of public utilities. Work involves responsibility for accounting and finance, auditing, economics, and engineering analysis of rates and services of public utilities; and planning, organizing, and directing the financial, accounting, economics, and engineering oversight of such utilities. Work is performed with complete latitude for the exercise of independent judgment and decision making. The job duties of this position include but are not limited to the following:
Directs the reading, reviewing, and analyzing of matters filed in commission dockets. Directs the collection, analysis, and presentation of data on evolving utility related issues. Oversees research issues and preparation of reports, position papers and policy Statements for the Commissioners. Reviews direct employees' reports, analyses, recommendations, etc. and resolves issues. Directs the production of questions for Commissioners for cross-examination of witnesses and reviews the Orders of the Commissioners prior to publication. Provide expert advice to the Commissioners
Monitors financial and accounting markets to identify current and developing policy issues and make recommendations.
Advises the Commission Staff, including the Legal Staff and Public Utility Analysts Staff on financial, accounting, and general regulatory issues.
Attend training sessions sponsored by accredited colleges and universities and professional organizations. Read relevant scholarly journals related to issues within the Commission's jurisdiction.
Perform other related tasks as instructed by the Chief Clerk/Executive Director or Commissioners.
A Master’s Degree in business, finance, accounting, public administration, engineering or a similar field and seven or more years’ work experience employed in a utility regulatory environment or as an employee of an investor-owned public utility with responsibilities in one of the following areas: energy issues; water and wastewater issues; finance, economics, and statistics; accounting; or engineering.
Additional Requirements: Extensive knowledge of the operations, procedures, and responsibilities of public utilities. Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of public utility service and regulations. Ability to express ideas clearly, both orally and in writing. Ability to solve unstructured and complex issues involving public policy. Ability to analyze and interpret laws and proposed legislation. May require occasional overnight travel. May require reporting to work during emergency situations. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application will be required to bring a copy of college transcript to the interview. A copy of the transcript may also be uploaded as an attachment to the application, if required by the hiring department or if desired by the applicant. Please note that some areas of the Department may require an official, certified copy of the transcript prior to hiring or within a specific timeframe required by that area, after hiring. Failure to produce an official, certified transcript may result in not being hired or termination.
Additional Salary Information: This position will offer great benefits with the state, including 15 days of annual and sick leave per year or more depending on applicable state service.
Internal Number: 61096923
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