Utility Tariff Analyst 1/2 (Pcn 08-6004)

State Of Alaska Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description:

This recruitment is open to Alaska Residents.

The Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development,

Division of Regulatory Commission of Alaska,

Is recruiting for a Utility Tariff Analyst 1/2

located in Anchorage!

This position is in the General Government Bargaining Unit (GGU) at a range 16/18.

What you will be doing:

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) is recruiting for a Utility Tariff Analyst 1/2 position in Anchorage. This is a flexibly staffed position.

If you possess the knowledge, skills and abilities noted in this recruitment, we welcome your application. The RCA is a great place to work! This recruitment is open to Alaska residents only.

The Utility Tariff Analyst 1 is an entry level position, and you would review routine tariff filings including cost of power adjustment filings and power cost equalization filings and verbally defend recommendations to a panel of Commissioners. You may also review other agency filings, including provisional certification filings and registered IXC filings. The Utility Tariff Analyst 2 is the journey level, and you would independently perform duties associated with proposed tariff advice filings, and other agency filings, that may contain complex or controversial issues or require substantial research in areas where precedent or guidelines have not been clearly established. You may also collaborate with finance and engineering staff in conjunction with formal docket proceedings.

Our organization, mission, and culture:

The Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development serves to promote a healthy economy, strong communities, and protect consumers in Alaska. The Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) regulates public utilities and pipeline carriers by certifying qualified providers of public utility and pipeline services and ensuring that they provide safe and adequate services and facilities at just and reasonable rates, terms, and conditions.

The Tariff Section receives and processes all tariff filings, including issuing public notices and letters and letter orders reflecting decisions on the tariff filings. In addition, the Tariff Section processes filings to determine Power Cost Equalization amounts for regulated electric utilities.

We enjoy a variety of work with a variety of people, both inside the agency and with utilities and pipeline carriers. We have the opportunity on a regular basis to help others in making tariff filings.

We have many tasks that are done independently however, the agency functions best as a team. Lastly, we are proud of the service that the agency provides to the public and our team is an integral part of that service.

The working conditions you can expect:

The RCA is in the heart of downtown Anchorage. This position has a private office overlooking the Chugach mountains.

The daily work environment is busy with many tasks to accomplish. Each workday brings with it a new challenge. Downtime is rare, but when it occurs, it is used as an opportunity to create more efficiencies in our workflow. Being organized and planning is essential to meeting deadlines.

Positions with the State of Alaska offer paid leave accrual, paid holiday leave, a comprehensive retirement plan, and a competitive health, vision, and dental plan.

Who we are looking for:

To be successful in the position a candidate will need the following core competencies:

For both the Utility Tariff Analyst 1 and Utility Tariff Analyst 2:

  • Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.

  • Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

  • Understands and interprets written material, including technical material, rules, regulations, instructions, reports, charts, graphs, or tables; applies what is learned from written material to specific situations. Ability to understand, interpret, and apply Alaska regulatory statutes and policies.

  • Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.

Specific to the Utility Tariff Analyst 2

  • Working knowledge of utility tariff regulation and issues and the operating practices of the utility industry.

  • Exercises independent judgment and analytical skills, critically evaluates written material, performs detailed analyses of diverse tariff filings, and prepares clear and concise reports and tariff recommendations.

If this sounds like your skill set, please submit your complete application through Workplace Alaska!

A cover letter IS required for this position. Your complete application, including supplemental questions, will be used to determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.

Minimum Qualifications


Utility Tariff Analyst 1 Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited college;

AND

One year of experience that includes substantial responsibility for the compilation, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of data.

Substitution:

Additional qualifying experience that includes substantial responsibility in the compilation, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of data may substitute for the required post-secondary education (3 semester hours or 4 quarter hours equals one month of work experience).


Utility Tariff Analyst 2 Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited college;

AND

One year of entry-level professional experience in the analysis, preparation, or review of tariff, rate, or form filings or in legislative issues within any regulated industry.

Substitution:

Experience that includes substantial responsibility in the compilation, analysis, interpretation, and reporting of data may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis (3 semester or 4 quarter hours equal one month of experience).

Additional Required Information

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS & INFORMATION CAREFULLY

Flexibly Staffed:

Salaries:

Utility Tariff Analyst 1 Level: $ 2,011.50 Biweekly

Utility Tariff Analyst 2 Level: $ 2,316.75 Biweekly

This position is flexibly staffed. It may be filled at the Utility Tariff Analyst 1, or 2 level, depending on the applicant's training and/or experience and the needs of the agency.

The full range of salaries is listed above. Starting salary will be determined by the level at which the position is hired. If filled at a lower level, promotion to the higher level will occur upon successful completion of the probationary period and required training, as well as the applicant meeting the minimum qualifications of the higher job class.

Please note: Per 2 AAC 07.061, you will only be considered for the position(s) you apply for.

If you would like to be considered for all levels of this position, please ensure you apply for all levels by checking all of the levels in the required supplemental question section of this recruitment. Please note you must meet the minimum qualifications for the level(s) you apply for.

This Recruitment is for Alaska Residents Only

This recruitment is open to Alaska Residents only. Applicants must meet Alaska Residency Requirements in order to be considered for employment at this time.

Cover Letter

In addition to answering the supplemental question regarding how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, applicants are ALSO required to attach a cover letter to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not attach the required cover letter will not advance to the interview phase of this recruitment.

The cover letter may be used as a writing sample. Applicants are advised to pay particular attention to spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Your cover letter must provide the following information:

  • The cover letter must describe how you possess the core competencies required for this position as they pertain to the bulleted points in the job description above. Give specific examples to demonstrate your experience.

  • The cover letter must indicate why you are interested in this position and what you would bring to the position.

  • The cover letter must be in standard business format.

Please attach the cover letter to your application before submitting it online or, if unable to attach to your application, email it to the contact provided in the job posting (if email is not an option, please call the contact person to obtain a fax number). Your cover letter will be used to help determine which applicants will advance to the interview phase of the recruitment and selection process.

Documents to be Attached to the Application:

  • Post-secondary transcripts, if using to meet the minimum qualifications.

  • Two (2) additional writing samples (one of which was written by the applicant without assistance or review by another person).

Documents Needed at the Time of Interview:

If you are selected to advance to the interview phase of the recruitment process, you must provide the following at the time of the interview:

  • Copies of your most recent three (3) evaluations; and

  • Three (3) professional references who have had supervisory responsibility over you along with their daytime contact phone numbers.

Education:

If post-secondary education is required to meet the minimum qualifications, you must fill in the Education section of the application. If you have not obtained a degree, please indicate the number of units completed.

Copies of transcripts are required to verify educational credentials if used to meet the minimum qualifications for a position. Transcripts must be attached at the time the application is submitted.

Multiple Vacancies:

This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

EEO Statement:

The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or (907) 465-4095 in Juneau or TTY: Alaska Relay 711 or 1-800-770-8973 or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at:

P.O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding Workplace Alaska, the application process and/or problems being able to submit your application or attachments online, please call the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465- 4095. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the 'govermentjobs.com' domains.

For information on allowing emails from the 'governmentjobs.com' domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at https://www.governmentjobs.com/OnlineApplication/User/ResetPassword

Contact Information

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager:

Hiring Manager: Becki Alvey

Title: Utility Tariff Analyst 3

Phone Number: (907) 263-2139

Email: becki.alvey@alaska.gov



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