Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Research Analyst Supervisor

Office of Energy Supply

Recruitment #200323-6456AR-001

Introduction

The State of ConnecticutDepartment of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is charged with conserving, improving and protecting Connecticut’s natural resources and environment as well as making affordable, clean and reliable energy available for the people and businesses of the state.  The agency is also committed to playing a positive role in building Connecticut’s green economy and fostering a sustainable and prosperous economic future.

The Bureau of Energy and Technology Policy (BETP) manages local, state and regional energy policy issues for the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) with the goal of establishing a clean, economical and reliable energy future for all residents. The Office of Energy Supply is responsible for overseeing the procurement of renewable and clean energy resources, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the microgrid grant program, and the development of energy supply decarbonization policies and initiatives for the state, among other energy supply efforts.

DEEP has a current opportunity for a Research Analyst Supervisor within the Office of Energy Supply, specifically on Supply Infrastructure projects and Compliance and Modeling projects. This person will be responsible for providing supervisory support for planning the state’s decarbonized energy supply, including but not limited to electric transmission planning at ISO-New England and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, natural gas in a decarbonized state, greenhouse gas emissions accounting, and renewable thermal technologies. This person will also be responsible for providing supervisory support for Connecticut’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, which is a regional market-based program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from electric generators. This position will include a wide-range of supervisory, technical and analytical duties, including researching and developing assumptions and inputs for energy modeling, and developing technical documents, reports, and memorandums to support the Bureau’s filings before the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, ISO-New England, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. 

We offer a competitive benefits package including health/dental insurance, generous paid time off, retirement plan, and a multitude of other benefits.

This position is full-time 40 hours per week Monday - Friday, and located in New Britain, CT.

Applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.

Questions about this position should be directed to the hiring agency's Human Resources office:  DEEP.HumanResources@ct.gov or (860) 424-3006.

Selection Plan

This position is competitive. Open to the public.

This posting MAY require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please also check your SPAM/Junk folders.  You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for supervising Research Analysts engaged in developing, implementing and conducting research projects.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; supervises development and implementation of research projects, analysis and evaluation of data and preparation of narrative and statistical reports; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans research work; establishes and maintains research procedures; develops or makes recommendations on development of research policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares special reports and correspondence; speaks before groups of legislators, concerned citizens and other individuals regarding research; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of research methods and techniques; considerable knowledge of principles, concepts and methods of statistical analysis; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; knowledge of computer applications for research; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Eight (8) years of professional experience in research, data analysis or economics.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been conducting research at the level of Associate Research Analyst.

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 economics, statistics or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience or demonstrated interest in complex research of energy modeling or energy infrastructure programs.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.