Public Utility Analyst II (Pending Classification by HRMS)
Public Service Commission
Salary: $3,785 - $6,309/month + benefits including fully paid family health insurance
Closing Date: May 24, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Position Number: 4085009
Requisition Number: None
Status: Full-time, Regular
Type of Recruitment: Internal/External
Date Posted to Web: May 6, 2013
- Bachelor’s degree in economics, engineering, accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or another closely related field and three years work experience conducting complex research and analysis on issues affected with the public interest; OR
- Bachelor’s degree in another field and four years work experience conducting complex research and analysis in telecommunications, gas or electric utilities, or government regulation; OR
- Master’s degree in the fields listed above and two years work experience conducting complex research and analysis on issues affected with the public interest; OR
- Law degree from an accredited school and one year work experience conducting complex research and analysis on issues affected with the public interest
If unable to find qualified applicants, we will consider under-filling this position at the Public Utility Analyst I level which requires a bachelor’s degree in economics, engineering, accounting, finance, business administration, public administration, or another closely related field and two years work experience conducting complex research and analysis on a variety of issues; OR a bachelor’s degree in another field and two Years work experience conducting complex research and analysis in telecommunications, gas or electric utilities, or government regulation; OR a master’s degree in the fields listed above; OR a law degree from an accredited school.
The successful candidate must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; be a team player, work well with others and be able to effectively use computers and standard office software.
Occasional travel may be required. Employee must have a valid driver’s license and maintain an acceptable driving record.
- Bachelor’s degree in economics, engineering, accounting, or finance.
- Work experience conducting analyses of utility issues.
- Work experience developing recommendations on utility issues.
- Work experience in administrative proceedings.
- Work experience in the utility industry.
- Knowledge in state and federal regulations, policies, laws, and procedures related to utility issues.
- Work experience analyzing and presenting complex economic data.
- Work experience preparing technical reports related to the utility industry.
Submit a State of ND Application for Employment form (SFN 10950), cover letter, resume, references, and college transcript to:
Darrell Nitschke, Director of Administration/Executive Secretary
ND Public Service Commission
600 E. Boulevard Ave. Dept. 408
Bismarck, ND 58505-0480
The cover letter must include a summary of how the applicant’s education and work experience meets the minimum and preferred qualifications.
Application materials may also be submitted by fax to (701) 328-2410 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application materials must be received at the North Dakota Public Service Commission by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. Application forms are available from any ND Job Service office, Human Resource Management Services, or the web at www.nd.gov/hrms.
Applicants who are residents of North Dakota and eligible to claim veteran's preference must include a copy of DD Form 214. Claims for disabled veteran's preference must also include a current statement of disabled status from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Contact Shelly Bauske at email@example.com or (701) 328-4070, Toll Free at 1-877-245-6685 or TTY 1-800-366-6888 or 711 for more information or accommodation or assistance in the application or interview process.
ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888
Summary of Work:
- Work with the utility industry, state and federal agencies, and the general public on utility regulation issues.
- Evaluate economic, financial, scientific, and/or engineering studies submitted by utilities on energy-related facilities for reasonable methods and assumptions relating to electric utility resource planning and operations and new resource development.
- Write rules, policies, reports, position papers and correspondence on investigative findings and analyses.
- Formulate and implement utility policy and procedures.
- Assist in the development of the state’s energy conversion, transmission and utilities infrastructure.
- Research, collect data, and analyze findings of individual companies and industries.
- Review and analyze utility filings; prepare routine pleadings and agency documents.
- Assist in the processing of consumer inquiries.
- Assist in handling One-Call complaints.
As employers, the State of North Dakota and political subdivisions prohibit smoking in all places of state and political subdivision employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.