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Salary Information: 93,868.32 – $124,444.32; Open until Filled – apply as soon as possible!
The City of San Jose’s Community Energy Department is seeking a full-time Power Resources Specialist I/II (Regulatory Policy Specialist) position to support the Regulatory Compliance and Policy Division. This position will be part of a fast-paced team, often working on multiple high-priority projects simultaneously.
Under general direction of the Deputy Director of Regulatory Compliance and Policy Division, the Power Resources Specialist I/II (Regulatory Policy Specialist) will be responsible for supporting the division’s engagement in electric regulatory and programmatic proceedings primarily at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) to protect and advance San José policy, business and community interests.
The ideal candidate is skilled and highly motivated, with creative problem-solving skills and the ability to learn quickly. Good judgment, initiative, attention to detail, and cooperation with other staff and outside stakeholders will be an asset to this position.
Positions & Duties
Typical duties of this position may include, but are not limited to:
– Monitor, review, and interpret state regulatory agency proceedings and materials with an eye toward impacts on SJCE and its customers.
– Work independently and with stakeholders to influence state policy.
– Digest policy proposals, utility tariffs, comment letters, and similar materials to provide analysis of compliance needs and any department impacts
– Identify and flag regulatory issues for awareness and discussion with the Policy Team.
– Work closely with technical experts and external regulatory counsel to develop effective technical and non-technical communications before the CPUC, CEC, California Legislature, and any other regulatory body as required.
– Represent SJCE in work with other CCAs and at CalCCA
– Perform other related duties as required.
THIS IS A HYBRID POSITION, REQUIRING PART OF THE WORK WEEK TO BE ONSITE IN THE DOWNTOWN SAN JOSE OFFICE. The hybrid work schedule may change due to the department’s business needs in the future.
Education and Experience
Power Resources Specialist I – A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Law, Natural Resources, Statistics, or an analytical degree related field to utility business.
Power Resources Specialist II – A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Law, Natural Resources, Statistics, or an analytical degree related field to utility business AND one (1) year of experience in energy resources operations, planning, purchasing, scheduling, or contract negotiations.
Licenses or Certificates: Valid California Driver’s License may be required.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent, or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit an online application via the City of San Jose’s CityCareers website: https://www.sanjoseca.gov/your-government/departments-offices/human-resources/browse-city-jobs
Link to the announcement: https://sanjoseca.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2300705&tz=GMT-07%3A00&tzname=America%2FLos_Angeles
To apply for this job please visit www.sanjoseca.gov.