In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and Office of Consumer Counsel this class is accountable for the direction of the staff and programs of an office.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
This class is reserved for the direction of policy, regulatory and/or technical programs. It is not intended for other staff positions such as communications or business administration. This class is appropriate only in an office where there is a subordinate layer of at least two (2) full-time subordinate professional staff.
Receives administrative direction from an employee of a higher grade.
Supervises professional, technical and administrative staff assigned to the office.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Responsible for management of a major program office; interprets and administers pertinent laws; meets with outside agencies to advise on departmental policies and procedures; serves as liaison with other agencies, municipal, state and federal governments; evaluates operations and projects assigned to office; makes recommendations for improvements; provides technical direction to unit staff; provides information to community; represents department at meetings; responds to inquires relating to assigned programs; may advise senior level staff on status of permits, process management, projects, legislation and policy and regulations pertaining to assigned areas of responsibility; directs staff and operations of office; determines priorities and coordinates, plans and manages activities; formulates office goals and objectives and ensures implementation of same; reviews and evaluates effectiveness of established or proposed policies and/or programs assessing options and developing recommendations for improvement; conducts performance evaluations; prepares reports and correspondence; recommends policy; drafts policy statements and regulations; prepares or assists in development of office budget; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of relevant environmental,
energy, climate mitigation or adaptation, public utility, broadband,
telecommunications, conservation, and/or environmental justice or equity
programs, laws and regulations; considerable knowledge of environmental
protection and energy principles, practices and issues; knowledge of and
ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable
interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills;
considerable ability to apply relevant agency policies and procedures; ability
to initiate and direct programs; analytical, negotiating and organizational
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Nine (9) years of professional experience in the energy, environmental, broadband, and/or telecommunications field.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training in a scientific or technical discipline in energy,
environmental, climate mitigation or adaptation, public utility, broadband,
telecommunications, and/or environmental justice or equity fields including but
not limited to engineering, biological, physical, earth or environmental
sciences, natural resources management, renewable energy, energy conservation,
public policy or administration, economics, or related field may be substituted
for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling
one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a
A Master's Degree in a scientific or technical discipline in
the energy or environmental, climate mitigation or adaptation, public utility,
broadband, telecommunications, and/or environmental justice or equity fields
including but not limited to engineering, biological, physical, earth or
environmental sciences, natural resources management, renewable energy, energy
conservation, public policy or administration, economics, or related field, or
a Juris Doctor degree, may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(1)-Officials And Administrators
This replaces the
specification for the class of Energy and Environmental Protection Office
Director (Program) in Salary Group MP 68 approved effective September 21, 2021.
(Revised to expand class use to the Office of Consumer Counsel) Item 22-012