Position: Director, FERC Regulatory & Governmental Affairs
Location: Middletown, Dover or Newark, DE, or West Palm Beach or Fernandina Beach, FL
Responsible for exhibiting Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Mission, Vision and Values, regarding external customers, agencies, vendors, internal departments and co-workers. The Director, FERC Regulatory and Governmental Affairs is responsible for directing all internal and external regulatory strategy and reporting activities for the Eastern Shore Natural Gas ("ESNG") business unit and FERC natural gas related matters for Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. This position also directs the legislative and governmental strategy for federal initiatives. In addition, this role provides support for financial analyses, business unit strategy and special projects.
Primary duties and responsibilities include:
Responsible for research and analysis of regulatory information for Company management
Directs the preparation of special filings and petitions to FERC
Directs the preparation of testimony relating to regulatory filings
Directs and manages tariffs and rate design related to regulated rates
Works with FERC staff, and outside auditors to provide necessary assistance and information
Directs development, enhancements and implementation of regulatory strategic planning, rates, programs and filings
Coordinates and directs the regulatory related customer communication
Develops regulatory relationships with other utility companies, agencies and associations
Manages the regulatory/governmental affairs staff, coordinates governmental activities and regulatory assignments
Establishes and maintains relationships with elected officials
Establishes and maintains relationships with strategic organizations within ESNG
Performs all other duties as assigned by VP, Regulatory Affairs
Responsible for the supervision of all FERC Natural Gas Regulatory Affairs and coordination of Governmental Affairs and representatives.
Requiresa total commitment to Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Mission, Vision and Values and:
Must have four year bachelor's degree
Minimum of ten years of applicable experience in utility industry, including focus of accounting, economics, engineering, business, governmental affairs, legal, and/or regulatory.
Knowledge in the Microsoft Office suite of software
Knowledge of company tariffs, rate design and regulation
Must have a high level of initiative and be able to be self-directed
Must be able to respond creatively to unique situations
Must have leadership experience
Must have very good writing skills
Must have very good verbal communication skills, testifying experience a plus
Must have analytical skills
Must be able to travel to receive training in relevant fields.
Must be willing to travel within the states of Maryland, Delaware, Florida or other locations as warranted.
Must have a valid Driver's license.
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation