Department of Administrative Services

Public Utilities Regulatory Authority Chairperson (6679MP)

$72.99-$99.66 Hourly / $5,838.86-$7,972.88 BiWeekly /
$152,394.00-$208,092.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

Reporting to the Commissioner of Energy and Environmental Protection, the Chairperson of the Regulatory Authority participates in the formulation of policies and regulations required to enforce Public Utilities laws and to insure adequate, reasonable and safe public utilities operations; as a Regulatory Authority Director, hears judges, and acts on evidence and testimony presented at formal and informal hearings, relative to matters such as rate increases and reductions, matters of public convenience and necessity, consolidation, merger or sale of utilities, public utilities accounting and financing practices, etc.; confers with executives of appropriate agencies of other State governments and the Federal government in coordinating interrelated regulations; participates in the direction of regulatory, implementing, and administrative activities conducted by the Regulatory Authority staff.

Incumbents in this class are compensated at a salary equal to that established for MP 77.

APPOINTMENT

The Chairperson is a Public Utilities Regulatory Authority Director elected by the other Directors to serve a one year term. Directors shall be Electors of this State, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of both Houses of the General Assembly in accordance with the provisions of Section 15(a) of the Connecticut General Statutes as amended by Public Act 11-80.

Note: Incumbents in this class are subject to the policies governing appointed officials. Incumbents are not subject to Section 5-210 of the Connecticut General Statutes.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Unclassified

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(12)-General Administration and Management

BARGAINING UNIT

(01)-EXEMPT/ELEC/APPOINT

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 77

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class Public Utilities Control Authority Chairperson in Salary Group MP 77 approved effective October 24, 2008. (Revised to modify Title and Appointment Section)

EFFECTIVE DATE

7/1/2011

CLASS: 6679MP; EST: 12/1/1975; REV: 7/1/2011;