PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Office of Policy and Management, this class is accountable for directing the development of long range state strategies in the areas of energy planning and policies and the development of data systems for resource utilization and energy management.
Receives executive direction from the Under Secretary for Policy Development and Planning.
Directs the staff of the Energy Section.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Directs the staff and operations of the section; coordinates, plans and manages section activities; directs the conduct of analytical studies regarding energy supply and demand and of technological evaluations of energy alternatives; directs and participates in the development of energy policy recommendations in the areas of nuclear power, solar energy, oil and natural gas development and regulations and emergency planning; develops policy and position recommendations on major federal legislative and regulatory proposals; represents the Office and the Governor on national and regional boards and commissions; conducts and participates in multi-agency task forces on energy issues; directs the development of legislative proposals on administration energy policy; directs the development of regulations to implement energy legislation or as a result of analyses of state and federal regulations; prepares and presents testimony to support state positions on federal regulations and legislative proposals and the administrative position on bills pending in the state legislature; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant State and Federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of current energy issues and policies on a statewide, regional and/or national level; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of public administration; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of state planning; considerable knowledge of basic techniques of research; considerable knowledge of federal, state, municipal and private planning and development programs and sources of data; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Ten (10) years' experience in research, planning, management or policy analysis.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have primarily involved responsibility for energy research, energy planning and/or energy policy development at the managerial level.*
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in administration, planning or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Note: Managerial level means a position responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling resources for a major subdivision of an agency or organization.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators