Exec Sec Pub Utilities Comm

State Of Minnesota Saint Paul , MN 55102

Posted 3 months ago

Job Details

Job Class: Public Utilities Executive Secretary

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 11/08/2019

Closing Date: 12/03/2019

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Public Utilities Commission

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: Yes

Salary Range: $41.40 - $59.27 /hourly; $86,443 - $123,756 /annually

Classified Status: Unclassified

Job Summary

Job Summary

Serves at the pleasure of the Commission to carry out the powers and duties of the position as set forth in MN Statute 216A.04, subd. 1a. Among the duties listed in this statute include: serve as the administrative officer of the commission with responsibility for personnel, overall management, staff development, budget, and other administrative details; prepare orders, reports and other materials as assigned. The position oversees practices that assure the commission's policies governing the permitting of large energy facilities and the rates and terms of service of jurisdictional energy utilities and telephone companies are followed. Directs the media operations for the agency so the public is well informed of commission actions.

Responsibilities:

  • To provide managerial leadership to ensure the Commission is fully informed so decision-making occurs in accordance with state statutes and rules.

  • Coordinate the Commission's interaction with regional and national entities; the legislature; news media; regulatory and other state agencies.

  • To direct the preparation, execution and reporting of the agency budget so that the goals of the Commission are accomplished with the funds available.

  • Manage the human resources of the Commission. Work in consultation with the Commission and with the Administrative Management Director

  • Sign and review orders and notices.

  • Manage procedures to respond effectively and promptly to consumer concerns and provide information on regulatory matters.

  • Develop and maintain a long range plan based on the Commission's long and short-term goals for regulation and consumer service.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher;

  • Five years professional experience in the public or private sector with responsibility for daily operations, including supervisory responsibilities, project management and/or budgeting; OR Five years' professional experience working in a regulatory capacity with a public agency;

  • Experience with the planning, development and implementation of budgets and policies necessary to meet the goals of the organization;

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of people from the public, legislature, media and others;

  • Knowledge of regulatory practice and the utility industry; and

  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Law, Master's degree in public or business administration, public relations, accounting or related field

  • Knowledge of Minnesota state government structure and operation

  • Management experience which includes leadership, strategic planning, negotiation and conflict resolution

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact Jodie Segelstrom at jodie.segelstrom@state.mn.us

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

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