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PSC DIRECTOR

Company: Arkansas Government Job
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

PSC DIRECTORDate: Oct 31, 2022Req ID: 24323Location:Little Rock, AR, US, 72201Category: AR PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONAnticipated Starting Salary: 108,110PSC Executive DirectorPosting End Date: November 27, 2022Position InformationClass Code: U050UGrade: SE01FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPTSalary Range: $108,110.00 - $147,200.00SummaryThe Public Service Commission (PSC) Director is responsible for directing the operations of their general staff and pipeline safety office concerning investigations and recommendations regarding utility matters. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.FunctionsEstablishes agency goals, objectives, policies, and procedures. Directs section manages serving as project managers on cross-sectional and multi-disciplinary teams throughout legal, accounting, finance, engineering and industry specific functions including the oversight of all internal personnel and pipeline safety offive projects. Directions section managers serving as project managers in the perparation and execution of the case strategy with cross-sectional and multi-disciplinary teams. Prepares witnesses for court appearances regarding contested issues as we;; as contributes technical expertise to settlements, motions, comments, and briefs. Communicates technical knowledge of federal legislation, federal energy regulatory commission regulations, state legislation, as well as commission regulations pertaining to the utility procedures. Prepares reports responding to requests for administrative information from the media, government officials, utilities and members of the public. Participates in the commission's outreach efforts to educate and inform utility customers and community leaders regarding utility matters and their effect on customers. Performs other duties as assigned.DimensionsKnowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of the theory and basis for regulation and ratemaking.Knowledge of generally accepted accounting priniciples and auditing standards.Knowledge of operational methods within the electric, gas, water, and telephone industries.Knowledge of financial, statistical, and economic principles, models, techniques, and practices.Knowledge of laws, rules, regulations, and commission precedent related to the utility industry.Knowledge of accounting, economic, technological, legislative, judicial, and regulatory matters effecting the electric, gas, water, and telephone industries.Knowledge of state budgeting processes including prepation, presentation, and approval, as well as the implementation of the agency appropriation and budget.Knowledge of utility ratemaking issues including cost of service, rate design, accounting, cost of capital, nuclear decommissioning, capital recovery, economic concepts, as well as standards of practive and issue development.Ability to coordinate work with internal personnel and then meet objectives of cross-sectioning and multi-disciplinary teams.Ability to communicate with utility personnel, legislators, and other types of government officials, community leaders, and members of the general public.Minimum QualificationsThe formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in accounting, economics, business administration or a related field; plus ten years of progressively more responsible work experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval of the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATION REVIEW COMMITTEE.LicensesPreferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in the broad range of public utility regulation and policy matters. Proven experience as a subject matter expert witness on public utility regulatory matters. Proven experience managing teams of multi-disciplinary subject matter experts. Proven leadership ability to strategically plan, quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate options and exercise sound judgement in decision making. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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