Regulatory Policy Specialist (Power Resources Specialist I/II) – Community Energy Department | San José Clean Energy | San José
The department is seeking a full-time Power Resources Specialist I/II (Regulatory Policy Specialist) position to support the Regulatory Compliance and Policy Division. This position will be part of a fast-paced team, often working on multiple high-priority projects simultaneously.
Under general direction of the Deputy Director of Regulatory Compliance and Policy Division, the Power Resources Specialist I/II (Regulatory Policy Specialist) will be responsible for supporting the division’s engagement in electric regulatory and programmatic proceedings primarily at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the California Energy Commission (CEC) and the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) to protect and advance San José policy, business and community interests.
The ideal candidate is skilled and highly motivated, with creative problem-solving skills and the ability to learn quickly. Good judgment, initiative, attention to detail, and cooperation with other staff and outside stakeholders will be an asset to this position.
Positions & Duties
Typical duties of this position may include, but are not limited to:
– Monitor, review, and interpret state regulatory agency proceedings and materials with an eye toward impacts on SJCE and its customers.
– Work independently and with stakeholders to influence state policy.
– Digest policy proposals, utility tariffs, comment letters, and similar materials to provide analysis of compliance needs and any department impacts
– Identify and flag regulatory issues for awareness and discussion with the Policy Team.
– Work closely with technical experts and external regulatory counsel to develop effective technical and non-technical communications before the CPUC, CEC, California Legislature, and any other regulatory body as required.
– Represent SJCE in work with other CCAs and at CalCCA
– Perform other related duties as required.
THIS IS A HYBRID POSITION, REQUIRING PART OF THE WORK WEEK TO BE ONSITE IN THE DOWNTOWN SAN JOSE OFFICE. The hybrid work schedule may change due to the department’s business needs in the future.