$28.08-$35.58 Hourly / $2,246.75-$2,846.33 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and the Office of Consumer Counsel, this class is accountable for receiving training in analysis and research of electric, gas, water, telephone and cable television companies for the purpose of verifying rate structures in accordance with revenue allowed and improving rate design.
Initially works under the close supervision of a Rate Specialist; works more independently with acquired experience.
Receives generalized training in rate analysis; performs studies, analysis and research of rate structure of various companies under jurisdiction of the Department; reviews rate and tariff schedules for compliance with regulations and departmental findings and orders; assists in preparation for staff participation in formal hearings before commission or agency; reviews actions taken by regulatory or legislative bodies which have a bearing upon policies and practices of regulated companies; assists in performance of economic analyses in area of rate structure design and impact on consumer; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of economic, financial and statistical methodologies used in analyzing rate structure; some knowledge of principles and practices of rate structure design; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.
Five (5) years of professional experience in electric, gas, water, telecommunications or cable television regulatory matters.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Assistant Rate Specialist in Salary Group AR 20 approved effective December 2, 2011. (2012 SCOPE Review)