Requires a 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 affecting public interest; OR a master’s degree in the fields listed above and two years work experience conducting complex research and analysis in telecommunications, gas or electric utilities, or government regulation; OR a 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.
The successful candidate must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; be a team player with professionals of diverse disciplines, work well with the regulated industry and the public, and be able to effectively use computers and standard office software.
If unable to find qualified candidates at the Public Utility Analyst II level, the agency will consider under-filling this position with a candidate possessing 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 telecommunication, gas or electric utilities, or government regulation; or a master’s degree in the fields listed; or a law degree from an accredited school.
Work experience developing recommendations for managers on utility issues.
Work experience in administrative proceedings related to utility issues.
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 detailed summary of how the applicant’s work experience meets the minimum and preferred qualifications.
Application materials may also be submitted by fax to (701) 328-2410 or emailed to email@example.com . Application materials must be received at the ND Public Service Commission by 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 ND and eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD214. Claims for disabled veteran’s preference must also include a current statement of disabled status from the Veteran’s Affairs Office.
Contact Darrell Nitschke, Executive Secretary at (701) 328-4098, 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.
Occasional travel may be required. Employee must have a valid driver’s license and maintain an acceptable driving record. Work is generally completed in a standard office environment, and uses a computer frequently.
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.
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