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California Public Utilities Commission Los Angeles, CA, USA
This position can be filled in the following locations: Sacramento, San Francisco, or Los Angeles.About the PositionUnder the supervision of the Project and Program Supervisor, the analyst will support the Evaluation Analytics section in the development of work products that are used to advise and assist high-level decision-makers such as Commissioners, Judges, and Energy Division management. The analyst will work on energy efficiency policy and evaluation projects, which may include impact evaluations, process assessments, sector oversight, and analyzing data to determine if policy objectives have been met. The analyst will make recommendations based on independent analysis of regulatory, policy and technical issues. The analyst will develop analysis for and make recommendations regarding the CPUC’s policy-setting rulemakings via a wide range of work products, review and provide feedback on proposed legislative bills, and/or work with a team that oversees implementation of programs that result from these CPUC and legislative processes. The analyst will perform other work as necessary, such as writing and presenting reports, coordinating with other California organizations and agencies (e.g., the California Energy Commission, the California Air Resources Board, California Independent System Operator), and responding to outside inquiries.  About the DivisionEnergy, Energy Efficiency Evaluation Analytics Section / Unit 324 / Energy Efficiency Branch:Would you like to contribute to achieving the state’s ambitious and internationally recognized clean energy and environmental goals? The California Public Utilities Commission is leading California’s efforts to achieve a doubling of energy efficiency by 2030 and the Evaluation Analytics section is in search of dynamic, creative team members to assist in implementing critical statewide programs and research. The Evaluation Analytics section values strong analytical skills and seek individuals that have experience or interest in data driven policy and problem solving. If energy or environmental sustainability is your passion, and you endeavor to contribute to California’s clean energy future, we encourage you to apply for our positions.About the CPUCThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is one of the most influential regulatory agencies in the United States. Amongst other things, the CPUC regulates privately owned energy, telecommunications, and water utility companies.  The CPUC has worked to protect consumers and ensure the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at just and reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy. Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.govHow to applyTo find out more and apply for this amazing opportunity, please visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=260627Equal Opportunity EmployerThe State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants. Job Code #:JC- 260627
California Public Utilities Commission San Francisco, CA, USA
This position can be filled in the following locations: Sacramento, San Francisco, or Los Angeles.About the PositionUnder the general direction of the Division Deputy Executive Director and Division Directors, the Branch Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the work of the Branch in the policy areas such as, but not limited to, Distribution System Reliability and Planning, Electricity Rates, Customer Generation, Demand Response, CEQA permitting, and FERC Cost Recovery. The Branch Manager is responsible for coordinating the work of the Branch, as well as representing the Division and the Commission in various settings including interagency meetings, inter-divisional meetings, legislative briefings, and technical conferences. The Branch Manager directly supervises the work of the supervisors and their sections, coordinates the Branch’s work with other Energy Division branches and other Commission divisions, as necessary, and actively participates as a member of Energy Division’s management team. The Branch Manager’s primary responsibilities include providing leadership and technical input on Branch activities; working closely with Section supervisors to oversee Branch activities and staff, including staff assignments and general workload; work product review, including ensuring policy consistency and work product quality; staff development and appraisal, including training, hiring and promoting, employee reviews, and discipline; and general administrative duties for the Branch and Division. About the DivisionThe CPUC's Energy Division develops and administers energy- and climate-related policy and programs for the world's fifth largest economy. Branch Managers in Energy Division oversee three or more sections that focus on different energy resources (e.g., customer generation or demand response) or that cut across different resources (e.g., gas policy or CEQA permitting).About the CPUCThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is one of the most influential regulatory agencies in the United States. Amongst other things, the CPUC regulates privately owned energy, telecommunications, and water utility companies.  The CPUC has worked to protect consumers and ensure the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at just and reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy. Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.govHow to applyTo find out more and apply for this amazing opportunity, please visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=260038Equal Opportunity EmployerThe State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants. Job Code #:JC- 260038
California Public Utilities Commission San Francisco, CA, USA
About the PositionUnder direction of the Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge (ACALJ), act as the presiding officer in formal hearings and processes complex ex parte matters on complaints or applications filed with the Public Utilities Commission or investigations instituted by the Commission; instructs parties as to their rights; issues subpoenas, administers oaths, examines witnesses, and receives documentary evidence; rules on exceptions, motions, and admissibility of evidence; hears argument, directs or permits the filing of briefs, and makes rulings prior to submission of assigned matters; consults with staff members on technical subjects; analyzes pleadings in preparation for hearings; determines the advisability of and holds prehearing conferences; analyzes and evaluates facts and law and exercises independent judgment in the preparation and issuance of reports and findings; prepares and recommends drafts of opinions, orders, and recommendations for consideration by the Commission. About the DivisionThe Administrative Law Judge Division supports Commission decision-making by processing formal filings, facilitating alternative dispute resolution, conducting hearings, developing an adequate administrative record, preparing timely proposals for Commission consideration, and preparing and coordinating Commission business meeting agendas.About the CPUCThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is one of the most influential regulatory agencies in the United States. Amongst other things, the CPUC regulates privately owned energy, telecommunications, and water utility companies.  The CPUC has worked to protect consumers and ensure the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at just and reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy. Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.govHow to applyTo find out more and apply for this amazing opportunity, please visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=260156Equal Opportunity EmployerThe State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants. Job Code #:JC- 260156
California Public Utilities Commission Sacramento, CA, USA
About the PositionThe energy efficiency program administrators regulated by the CPUC include investor owned electric and gas utilities, networks of local governments (Regional Energy Networks), and Community Choice Aggregators. The CPUC’s current efforts to drive innovation and achieve cost effective energy savings include the requirement that, by 2023, 60 percent of the investor-owned utilities’ budgets be outsourced to third party entities to bring new and innovative program design into the portfolio. The Energy Division is seeking a Senior Analyst to execute the Commission vision of spurring innovative and effective energy efficiency programs in California. The analyst also ensures that investor-owned utilities execute the next round of third party solicitations more effectively, with greater participation, transparency, and accountability. Under the general direction of the Program and Project Supervisor, the Senior Analyst will:Plan and manage projects with knowledge of the driving policies, timelines, and budgets, and appropriate decision-making and stakeholder processes.Articulate and communicate to team members assigned to third party solicitations necessary assignments, problems to be solved, milestones, issues under review, and timeframes for completion.Brief Energy Division Management, Commissioners, and Administrative Law Judges on technical or practical implementation challenges, controversial issues and proposed solutions.Proactively anticipate risks and challenges and identify gaps and inconsistencies in performance and data needed to inform future policies.The Senior Analyst will also support policy development and oversee the utilities’ implementation of other ground breaking initiatives to support state’s energy efficiency goals and track progress toward these goals. The Senior Analyst will: Conduct research and technical analyses including quantitative analyses.Bring a critical thinking and process evaluation skillset to evaluate the efficacy of the Commission’s decision directed activities and develop and support proposals to refine existing and/or set new policies.Review program and budget applications, manage utility requests and compliance actions via advice letters, analyzing legislative bills, and managing consultant contracts. In these efforts, the Senior Analyst will collaborate with state and local government agencies that have shared mission in saving energy and/or building market acceptance through new innovative regulatory policies. The analyst will also take a broad and strategic view, and collaborate with other divisions across the Commission, to add value through considering the bigger picture state and commission goals. Specifically, we will work together to meet California’s goal of a carbon-free electric system by 2045 and through the Commission’s integrated resource planning effort, do so affordably, reliably, and safely. About the DivisionEnergy, Energy Efficiency Procurement and Portfolio Management Section / Unit 324 / Energy Efficiency Branch:Energy Division’s Procurement and Portfolio Management section oversees policies and programs critical to California achieving Senate Bill 350 energy efficiency goals, to double statewide energy efficiency savings in electricity and natural gas end uses by 2030.Energy efficiency was the first resource to tackle energy reliability and environmental challenges. As we succeed with efficiency measures becoming commonplace in the market, for example as LED lighting is adopted into code, continuing to identify and deliver cost-effective energy efficiency strategies that go beyond normally occurring reductions becomes harder. Achieving additional energy savings requires continued innovation in technology development and market acceptance. Energy efficiency regulation in California is being reformed to capture the creativity of third-party entities. Still, additional game changers may be needed for energy efficiency to keep pace with rapid advancements in supply and demand technologies and evolving market and policy structures of our integrated grid system.This section’s responsibility for procurement and portfolio management includes review and approval of California’s energy efficiency administrators’ proposed strategies and budget, currently over $600 million annually.The tangible impacts from a statewide portfolio of successful energy efficiency programs are: economic prosperity with delivery of programs, continuing to reduce customer energy bills in a time when the fraction of population unable to afford their bills is rising, reducing greenhouse gas emissions to support reaching state’s goal of a carbon free electric sector by 2045, and reduced costs of procuring new generation and transmission to meet energy demand.All in all, the new pathways for achieving energy savings through innovative regulatory and business practices being set at the CPUC now will set the course for the next couple of decades.About the CPUCThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is one of the most influential regulatory agencies in the United States. Amongst other things, the CPUC regulates privately owned energy, telecommunications, and water utility companies.  The CPUC has worked to protect consumers and ensure the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at just and reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy. Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.govHow to applyTo find out more and apply for this amazing opportunity, please visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=260383Equal Opportunity EmployerThe State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants. Job Code #:JC- 260383
California Public Utilities Commission San Francisco, CA, USA
About the PositionUnder the general direction of the Program and Project Supervisor, the analyst’s role generally includes:Developing policy recommendations including soliciting, reviewing, summarizing, and incorporating stakeholder input or proposals, and compiling data and presenting analytical evidence in support or rebuttal of policy options or proposals.Policy implementation including proactive anticipation of risks and challenges, identifying gaps and inconsistencies in policy’s effectiveness, and ensuring data is collected for evaluation of the success of decision directed activities. The Residential Energy Policy Analyst specifically will be responsible for recommending and effectively implementing policy to deliver energy efficiency to residential customers. Multi family buildings continue to be a difficult to treat segment of the energy efficiency market. On June 3, 2021, CPUC voted to invest $441 million, or $80 million annually for 2021-2026, for scaling up whole building weatherization of income qualified customers in multi family buildings. The draft 2021 potential and goals study forecasts that market rate residential building stock holds 52% of opportunity for electricity reduction from all California buildings. In 2021, $177 million or 28% of the approved EE budget across residential, commercial, industrial, agricultural, and public sectors is dedicated to reducing residential sector energy consumption. The Residential Energy Analyst’s responsibilities cut across both of income qualified and market rate initiatives. For example, specific responsibilities may include ensuring utilities successfully execute and attain benefits achieved from:Scaling-up of a new income-qualified multi family whole building (MFWB) program.Launching new innovative third party designed programs for market rate residential customers. This staff position is unique as they serve to coordinate between program offerings to both market rate and income qualified customers. The staff in this position will coordinate among stakeholders on appropriate metrics for ensuring a sufficient benefit is achieved to justify the investments made, while also identifying any issues with duplication of effort or gaps in service to customers between the scope of the two portfolios. To support California in effectively transitioning the residential efficiency to align with recent policy decisions and to ultimately support the state’s energy efficiency goals and track progress toward these goals, the Analyst will:Conduct complex economic, policy and/or technical analyses and research.Bring a critical thinking and process evaluation skillset to evaluate the efficacy of EE program administrators’ progress on reaching energy savings, carbon reduction, and/or environmental and social justice goals.Review and approve existing and new residential sector EE programs and budgets, manage utility requests and compliance actions via advice letters, analyzing legislative bills, and managing consultant contracts.In these efforts, the Analyst will collaborate with state and local government agencies that have shared mission in equitably delivering benefits to residential energy customers. The analyst will also take a broad and strategic view, and collaborate with other divisions across the Commission, to add value through considering the bigger picture state and commission goals. Specifically, we will work together to meet California’s goal of a carbon-free electric system by 2045 and through the Commission’s integrated resource planning effort, do so affordably, reliably, and safely. About the DivisionWe are in a climate crisis that requires evolution of our electric grid and energy system. Energy Division’s Energy Efficiency Branch oversees policies and a portfolio of programs critical to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to support reaching state’s goal of a carbon free electric sector by 2045. At the same time, California’s investments in energy efficiency programs were limited to those that result in greater dollar value from energy saved than the dollars invested (i.e. cost-effective). Energy savings targets (and thus GHG reduction) had declined in recent years because opportunities to achieve cost-effective savings have reduced. Furthermore, as regulators overseeing these EE program administrators, our priority is not only achieving energy savings and climate goals cost effectively, but simultaneously ensuring that the portfolio of EE programs align and support environmental, social justice and consumer protection goals set by the CPUC and state statutes. Therefore, in two consecutive Commission Voting meetings in 2021, May 20th and June 3rd, the CPUC reset the policy, allowing increased program dollars spent on retrofits, delivery of deeper savings to participating customers, and ensuring the customers in greatest need participate and benefit. In the Procurement and Portfolio Management Section within the Energy Efficiency Branch, we regulate Energy Efficiency (EE) programs across electric and gas Investor Owned Utilities (IOU), Regional Energy Networks (RENs), and Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs). We set the energy efficiency budgets and portfolio of programs for both market-rate customers and income qualified customers. Together the budget is $1 billion annually and with tangible impacts of economic prosperity with delivery of programs, continuing to reduce customer energy bills in a time when the fraction of population unable to afford their bills is rising, reducing greenhouse gas emissions to support reaching state’s goal of a carbon free electric sector by 2045, and reduced costs of procuring new generation and transmission to meet energy demand.About the CPUCThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is one of the most influential regulatory agencies in the United States. Amongst other things, the CPUC regulates privately owned energy, telecommunications, and water utility companies.  The CPUC has worked to protect consumers and ensure the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at just and reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy. Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.govHow to applyTo find out more and apply for this amazing opportunity, please visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=255017Equal Opportunity EmployerThe State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants. Job Code #:JC- 255017 
California Public Utilities Commission Sacramento, CA, USA
About the PositionUnder the general direction of the Deputy Executive Director, Internal Operations, the Director, Administrative Services, directly and through subordinate managers is responsible for the day-to-day administration of all activities related to Budget and Fiscal Services, Contracting and Procurement, and Business Services, including substantial participation in the formulation, operation, evaluation and implementation of administrative policies, processes, practices and reporting related to budget, fiscal, procurement, contracting, stockroom, fleet, mailroom, reprographics, and facilities. The Director, Administrative Services, works closely with the Executive Director, Deputy Executive Directors, the Directors of Human Resources and Information Technology, and senior management team to develop policies affecting all internal programs and activities, and consults with Commissioners, management and staff on administrative matters.About the CPUCThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulates services and utilities, protects consumers, safeguards the environment, and assures Californians' access to safe and reliable utility infrastructure and services. The essential services regulated include electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies. This position is in the Administrative Services Division.Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/How to applyTo find out more and apply for this amazing opportunity, please visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=233460Equal Opportunity EmployerThe State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants. Job Code #:JC- 233460
California Public Utilities Commission San Francisco, CA, USA
About the PositionUnder the general direction of the Executive Director, the Deputy Executive Director, Safety Enforcement and Safety Policy, plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Safety and Enforcement Division’s and Safety Policy Division’s multi-disciplinary staff located throughout the State.  Please view the attached Duty Statement for the detailed position duties. About the DivisionThe California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulates services and utilities, protects consumers, safeguards the environment, and assures Californians' access to safe and reliable utility infrastructure and services. The essential services regulated include electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies.The Safety and Enforcement Division (SED) oversees the safety of electric and communication facilities, natural gas infrastructure and propane facilities. SED is comprised of three branches of utility engineers, analysts and investigators that focus on ensuring the safety of utility infrastructure and reducing utility caused wildfires. SED advocates for public safety through performing safety audits, conducting incident investigations, and appearing in CPUC safety proceedings. SED has the authority to issue citations with penalties against utility operators who violate public utility safety codes and requirements.The Safety Policy Division provides advisory support to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on policy and regulation to advance delivery of safe, reliable services by utilities subject to the CPUC’s jurisdiction and oversight. Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/How to applyTo find out more and apply for this amazing opportunity, please visit: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=251462Equal Opportunity EmployerThe State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants. Job Code #:JC- 251462
California Public Utilities Commission Sacramento County, California
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, please Click here to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.   The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  The Information Technology Specialist II (ITS II) works under the general direction of the Information Technology Manager I. The ITS II serves as a systems and data architect, technical subject matter expert and technical lead supporting database and middleware technologies, demonstrating an in-depth understanding and innovative problem-solving where guidance is not readily available. The ITS II develops, applies, and optimizes architecture solutions for the benefit of the CPUC and plays a major role advising management and formulating IT strategy and policy at the CPUC. The ITS II acts as a lead over lower-level staff.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission Sacramento County, California
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, please Click here to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.    The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  Under the direction of the Information Technology Manager I, the incumbent functions as a Network Engineer working on network and security systems, Voice Over IP (VOIP), Video Teleconferencing Technologies, network circuits, and projects related to the CPUC network infrastructure. This includes working independently as a technical expert or as part of a team on network and security issues and helping guide other information technologies professionals in network and security applications design and integration.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, please Click here to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.   The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  The Commission's formal proceedings can involve ratemaking, environmental, consumer, financial, and other administrative regulatory issues, and Commission decisions can adjudicate complaints or enforcement matters, resolve rate setting matters, and establish policy germane to the Commission's regulation of public utilities. Many proceedings are resolved using alternative dispute resolution techniques. Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Law Judge, Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judges are responsible for supervision of Administrative Law Judges to ensure that assigned matters are processed timely, that hearings are conducted in a fair and impartial manner, and that decision drafts are well-written, explain Commission policy, rely on the record, and contain adequate findings of fact, conclusions of law, and ordering paragraphs. Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judges are also responsible for facilitating interaction between Administrative Law Judges and Commissioners, advisors, other Commission divisions, and support personnel within the Administrative Law Judge Division. Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judges may undertake specific management and supervisory responsibilities regarding other activities needed to support the Commission's decision-making process, such as document filing, agenda preparation, and maintenance of the record of formal proceedings, publication of rulings and decisions, and other related work. Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judges may also cover or serve as back-up for Administrative Law Judges during their absences. Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judges participate in the management of the Administrative Law Judge Division, including planning, budgeting and supervision of ALJs and support staff.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, please Click here to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.    The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  Under direction from an Assistant Chief Public Utilities Counsel or on some occasions, under case direction from senior counsel: Attorneys are expected to handle a multitude of projects, involving either litigation, appellate or advisory assignments. Typical tasks may include: acting as staff counsel in general rate cases, investigations and enforcement, and other administrative proceedings before the Commission; directing the preparation of the case to be presented on behalf of the Commission’s staff, and serving as counsel for the staff advocating positions at public hearings in such proceedings; reviewing applications for the rehearing of Commission decisions and assessing whether legal error has been demonstrated; defending Commission decisions when appealed.  In addition, incumbent may handle a variety of advisory tasks including: providing legal advice in the preparation of drafts of Commission decisions and orders; advising Commissioners, Administrative Law Judges, and staff on legal problems in connection with regulatory statutes and orders, rules, and regulations of the Commission; representing the Commission and the State before Federal and State courts and administrative agencies.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, please Click here to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.   The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  The Energy Division is seeking an analyst to work on customer generation programs, with an emphasis on consumer protection matters. This position directly supports consumers in the SGIP and the ongoing NEM proceeding. The position would serve a critical function for customers by communicating, researching, and resolving complex NEM and SGIP customer inquiries related to eligibility, potential contractor fraud issues, bill disputes with the utilities, and interconnection challenges to integrating customer-sited solar and storage deployment. In addition to frequent consumer support activities, the position will also support other required consumer protection aspects of the ongoing NEM proceeding. These include high profile interagency meetings with the California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) and California Department of Financial Protection & Innovation (DFPI, formerly the Department of Business Oversight), two semi-annual consumer protection audits involving the large electric investor-owned utilities and CSLB, annual and ad hoc revisions to the Solar Consumer Protection Guide, implementation of the Assembly Bill 1070 (2017, Gonzalez) decision on standardized solar bill savings estimate calculations, supporting the assigned commissioner’s office and Utilities Enforcement Branch on a citation program targeting fraudulent solar developers, and continued work on a recovery fund for victims of solar fraud. The agencies listed above have met quarterly to discuss progress and best practices to protect California solar consumers. This position will act as the CPUC point person on this joint agency solar task force. Under the general direction of the Program and Project Supervisor and as part of a team, the analyst will work on both policy development as well as program implementation, and collaborate with other Energy Division groups to ensure consistency and coordination across programs and policy. The analyst will conduct original research on highly complex and technical problems; will take lead responsibility in managing work products and timelines for a CPUC proceeding; organize stakeholder meetings and workshops; summarize positions on policy proposals; assist Administrative Law Judges with developing a record and drafting proceeding documents; and conduct legislative analysis on proposed bills. Incumbent must have knowledge of customer generation programs and market trends, in particular programs supporting disadvantaged and low-income communities. The analyst will be expected to work with the utilities and other stakeholders to ensure program administration activities are conducted in a manner consistent with Commission decisions and directives, as well as yield results that advance state policy, and ratepayer interests. This position requires daily interaction with staff at the Commission’s San Francisco offices, either in person if incumbent is located in San Francisco or by email, phone and/or video conference if located in Sacramento or Los Angeles. Frequent travel (on average of twice per month) to San Francisco’s headquarters may be required for staff headquartered outside of San Francisco. CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission San Francisco County, California
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to these classifications, please click  PURA IV or PURA III to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.    The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  Under general direction of the Security and Resilience Branch Program Manager (Program Manager), incumbent conducts complex technical and analytical research and independently carries out assignments on a broad range of regulatory issues involving utility mitigation in relation to Climate Change and Adaptation. Incumbent develops and proposes methods and tools to evaluate effectiveness of utilities’ resilience programs while also exercising lead responsibility over some assignments. Incumbent will also work in partnership with State, Federal and industry organizations. Incumbent may be required to travel, including overnight stays, and on occasion be required to work unusual hours.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, please Click here to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.   The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  Under the direction of the Project and Program Supervisor, the Senior Grid Planning Analyst will advise and assist high-level decision-makers such as Commissioners, Judges, and Energy Division management. The analyst may act as a team leader and project coordinator on distribution planning, energy storage policy, procurement, and markets and related work in distribution resource planning and DER procurement projects. The analyst may conduct original research in their areas of subject matter expertise and produce staff proposals. The analyst will make policy recommendations based on independent analysis of regulatory, market, policy and technical issues. The analyst will develop analysis and recommendations regarding the CPUC’s policy-setting rule makings via a wide range of work products, review and provide feedback on proposed legislative bills, manage technical contractors, and/or oversee implementation of programs that result from these CPUC and legislative processes.The analyst will perform other work as necessary, such as writing and presenting reports, leading and facilitating workshops and technical working groups, oversite and management of technical consultants, coordinating with other California organizations and agencies (e.g., the California Energy Commission, the California Air Resources Board, California Independent System Operator), and responding to outside inquiries. The analyst will present publicly on their area of expertise.Ideal candidates will have a "collaborative mindset" that includes: a focus on “we” rather than “me”; looking at what is best for the group, team, or project; great interactions between team members; alignment of purpose or goal; willingness to continually learn; having an open mind, and willingness to hear from other team members, or experts; willingness to entertain multiple strategies at the same time; willingness to learn from past relevant experiences; not afraid of technology, and willing to use new ones to support interactions; understanding the proper collaborative tool for different types of interactions; and a willingness to enter into and work through conflicts.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission San Francisco County, California
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, please Click here to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.   The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  Join the Public Advocates Office, a leading voice for utility consumers. Apply your technical and analytical skills to promote utility safety and protect Californians. Help advocate to ensure that electric and gas customers receive safe and reliable service.The Senior Analyst helps lead projects and initiatives to advocate for California’s electric consumers. In these efforts, the analyst:Conducts independent research and analysis and develops strategies and policies to mitigate utility safety risks (including wildfire mitigation programs and de-energization).Identifies problems in utility safety operations and programs, and develops appropriate solutions.Presents technical, economic, regulatory and policy findings and recommendations in written testimony/reports to the management and the Commission and participates in Commission proceedings. Works collaboratively within the Public Advocates Office, as well as with other divisions across the Commission and various state agencies and public interest groups.Refer to the Duty Statement for more detailed information on this position.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission San Francisco County, California
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, please Click here to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.   The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  Under the general direction of the Program & Project Supervisor, the incumbent’s primary assignments are related to the use, and development of analysis based on Geographical Information System data in the support of safety programs and proceedings. The incumbent may be assigned work in other areas and branches of the organization, as directed. The specific duties are as follows:Conduct moderately complex research and analysis of limited scope through systematic application and interpretation of standard economic, statistical, and financial theories.Develop and secure approval for new and appropriate approaches and methodologies and plans outlining objectives.Develop appropriate recommendations on moderately complex public utility regulatory issues and challenges.Independently carry out assignments of limited scope, providing accurate status reports and meeting internal and external deadlines.Maintain organized electronic and hard copy files and ensure appropriate treatment of confidential files.Write and defend testimony in formal evidentiary hearings covering areas of moderately complex and controversial issues of limited scope.Coordinate with attorneys on litigation strategy and cross-examination of utility and intervenor witnesses and providing input on opening and reply briefs.Write protests to moderately complex and controversial advice letters and other utility filings.Present ideas, research, analysis, findings, and recommendations orally and in writing, and applying visual representation techniques when necessary.Lead some studies, projects, and/or programs.Lead negotiations on moderately complex issues during the settlement process.Represent the organization at intra-agency and inter-agency conferences, workshops, public meetings.Communicate with mid-level managers at utilities, CPUC, intervenor organizations, and other agencies.Attend training, complete agency work tracking system entries, and perform other duties as required.Able to use communications-related technologies, including personal computer applications, telecommunications equipment, Internet, voicemail, email, etc.Able to travel on business.Perform other job-related duties and assignments as required to support the efforts of Public Advocates Office.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, please Click here to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.   The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  Under general direction of the Program Manager, the Research Data Specialist III serves as the principal technical resource performing and leading a variety of complex data analyses related to natural and man-made hazards and utility resilience in the context of Resilience and Climate Change/Adaptation that inform the Commission’s decisions, procedures, and processes. This position will require the individual to determine scope and parameters of data taxonomy, data dictionary, research criteria and other elements of data collection and analysis in include Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) systems.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to these classifications, please click PURA II or PURA I to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.   The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  This position administers filing and payment review for approximately 1,000 telecommunications carriers complying with CPUC-mandated public purpose program (PPP) surcharge and user fee payment requirements through the Telecommunications User Fees Filing System (TUFFS). The programs and user fee are mandated through P.U. Code §§ 270-281 and §§ 401-435, respectively. The incumbent conducts system analysis to advise the Information Technology group on TUFFS System issues to improve reporting efficiencies and conducts elementary reviews and calculations as necessary. Works with the Fiscal services group to remedy surcharge and user fee overpayments resulting in refunds requiring supervisory approval and underpayments resulting in the need for tactful carrier representative follow-up and explanation of proper revenue reporting requirements. The incumbent also performs carrier representative follow-up with non-reporting and non-paying carriers, maintains/develops an organized process wherein delinquent carriers are sanctioned via citation as authorized by the Commission, with possible removal of authority to operate, and prepares Commission Resolutions enforcing such action. Perform research and analysis and assist senior analysts in contributing as a team member on general section assignments associated with these programs.Assist senior analysts on regulatory issues associated with Small Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier general rate cases, which will include researching financial statements, testimony and briefs.Assist in carrier advice letter review to confirm compliance with applicable Commission rules and policies.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, please Click here to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.   The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  Under the direction of the Project and Program Supervisor, the Senior Energy Storage & Grid Planning Analyst will advise and assist high-level decision-makers such as Commissioners, Judges, and Energy Division management. The analyst may act as a team leader and project coordinator on undergrounding, PSPS, energy storage policy and procurement, distribution grid planning and targeted DER procurement. The analyst may conduct original research in their areas of subject matter expertise and produce staff proposals. The analyst will make policy recommendations based on independent analysis of regulatory, market, policy and technical issues. The analyst will develop analysis and recommendations regarding the CPUC’s policy-setting rule makings via a wide range of work products, review and provide feedback on proposed legislative bills, manage technical contractors, and/or oversee implementation of programs that result from these CPUC and legislative processes.The analyst will perform other work as necessary, such as writing and presenting reports, leading and facilitating workshops and technical working groups, coordinating with other California organizations and agencies (e.g., the California Energy Commission, the California Air Resources Board, California Independent System Operator), and responding to outside inquiries. The analyst will present publicly on their area of expertise.Ideal candidates will have a "collaborative mindset" that includes: a focus on “we” rather than “me”; looking at what is best for the group, team, or project; great interactions between team members; alignment of purpose or goal; willingness to continually learn; having an open mind, and willingness to hear from other team members, or experts; willingness to entertain multiple strategies at the same time; willingness to learn from past relevant experiences; not afraid of technology, and willing to use new ones to support interactions; understanding the proper collaborative tool for different types of interactions; and a willingness to enter into and work through conflicts.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.
California Public Utilities Commission
Job Description and Duties Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility.  If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to these classifications, please click AGPA or SSA to open the examination bulletin and follow the instructions on “How to apply”.   The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy.  Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.  Under the direction/supervision of the Program and Project Supervisor, the incumbent will assist in the facilitation of the enterprise risk assessment process, complete special projects for RCB, provide consulting services and analytical support in the areas of risk and compliance, coordinate and track audit findings, draft policies and procedures, review and analyze the compilation of data, prepare and edit reports relating to enterprise risk and compliance, and educate and train staff on compliance mandates and a risk intelligent culture. The incumbent also serves as the backup to the Human Resources Liaison, timekeeper, and Budget Control Officer.CLICK HERE to share with the California Public Utilities Commission how you first learned about this position, this will assist us in our recruitment efforts. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.