Regulatory Analyst

Regulatory AnalystPUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY ANALYST IIIFinal Filing Date: 9/4/2023Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility. If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to this classification, pleaseClick 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 Electric Pricing and Customer Program (EPCP) Branch within the Public Advocates Office is seeking a Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst (PURA) III to join its Customer Programs team. The Public Advocate’s Office is the independent consumer advocate at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).Under the general direction of the Program and Project Supervisor, the successful candidate will independently conduct economic, financial, and policy research and analysis related to distributed energy resources (DERs), with an emphasis on renewable generation and energy efficiency. The incumbent will take a lead role in research and analysis as well as write reports, testimony, and other advocacy materials and make recommendations to senior staff and management. The analyst will also represent ratepayer interests in workshops, working groups, industry and stakeholder meetings, legislative hearings, or in other agency forums.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 .Working Conditions Note: This advertisement is listed specifically for the Los Angeleslocation only.Sacramento location, please apply to JC# 383544San Franciscolocation, please apply to JC# 383529Apply to only those location(s) in which you are willing to work.

Positions at the CPUC may be eligible for telework under Government Code 14200 for eligible applicants residing in California, andsubject to meeting the telework eligibility criteria.Telework Policy CalHRMinimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification. PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY ANALYST III

Public Advocates Office/ Electric Pricing and Customer Program / Customer Programs:The Public Advocate’s Office is the independent consumer advocate at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The Public Advocate’s Office’s mandate is to obtain the lowest possible rates for utility services consistent with reliable and safe service levels and the state’s environmental goals. The Public Advocate’s Office represents residential and small business ratepayer interests in Commission policy-making proceedings and processes (e.g. workshops, rulemakings, investigations, utility applications, hearings, advice letters, committee and stakeholder meetings, and other forums). These proceedings and processes set rates, rules, policies, and regulations. The Electricity Pricing and Customer Programs (EPCP) branch section consists of two sections, Electricity Pricing and Customer Programs. The Customer Programs section advocates in Commission proceedings related to distributed energy resources (DERs) such as the energy efficiency, building decarbonization, demand response, distributed generation, and integrated distributed energy resources as well as low income programs and programs to assist customers in disadvantaged communities. The Electricity Pricing section evaluates and makes recommendation on rate structures such as Time of Use rates (TOU) and critical peak pricing. Please visit for more information on the Public Advocates Office.

Prepare and submit a response for each question below. The SOQ should provide specific details and examples that clearly demonstrate how your training, experience, and education qualifies you for the position. Refer to the job description and duties, and duty statement to prepare your response. Applicants who do not submit a completed SOQ and writing that exceeds the page limit will not be considered or scored. All information in the SOQ is subject to verification. The SOQ must be no smaller than 11-point Arial font, single-spaced, and no more than two pages.Please write your SOQ to address the following three questions:Describe your experience conducting policy, economic, and financial analysis and making appropriate recommendations.Describe your experience serving as a team leader to analyze situations, establish and maintain project priorities, and take effective action.Describe your experience making presentations before decision makers and articulating responses in a persuasive manner.

It is strongly encouraged to apply through your CalCareer Account at applications submitted through your CalCareer Account are highly recommended and will be received/processed faster than other methods of filing.

If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must submit a copy of your transcript or diploma . An official transcript will be required prior to appointment.Applicants who completed their education outside the United States (with foreign degrees/transcripts) must obtain and submit verification of United States course/degree equivalency by the application deadline.Foreign education credential evaluation services can be found athttps://www.naces.orgEmployment information on the STD 678 state application MUST be complete with dates, duties and responsibilities, and contact names and phone numbers of supervisors. Resumes, or referring to resumes, will not be accepted in place of the completed STD 678. Applicants who fail to submit a completed STD 678 will not be considered.Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview.Per CCR 249.3, this job control may be used to fill subsequent vacancies.Application Instructions Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.Final Filing Date: 9/4/2023 Who May ApplyIndividuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s). How To ApplyComplete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included.If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:Address for Mailing Application PackagesYou may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:Public Utilities Commission Attn: Human Resources Division 505 Van Ness Ave, Room 3008 San Francisco , CA 94102 Address for Drop-Off Application PackagesYou may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:Public Utilities Commission Human Resources Division 505 Van Ness Ave, Room 3008 San Francisco , CA 94102 Monday to Friday Except Holidays. 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM Required Application Package DocumentsThe following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.Resume is required and must be included.Statement of Qualifications – A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required. Please see “Special Requirements” for instructions.Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.Department Website: Unit Contact:Shelly Lyser(415) direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled.You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s)to the Department’s EEO Office.EEO Contact:EEO Main Line(415) Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice)TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.Equal Opportunity Employer The 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 work place. 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.

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