Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
New Britain, CT
|Date Opened||6/11/2020 4:30:00 PM|
|Salary||$63,684 - $80,424/year (New state employees begin at minimum of range)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||7/12/2020 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department 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 Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) is statutorily charged with regulating the rates and services of Connecticut's investor owned electric, natural gas, water and telecommunication companies and is the franchising authority for the state's cable television companies. Ensuring affordable and reliable service from these sectors is critical to maintaining public health and safety and a thriving economy in the state of Connecticut. PURA is statutorily charged with regulating many aspects of Connecticut's utility sector, including but not limited to: ensuring the prudence of electric system modernization, natural gas system expansion and water system infrastructure investments, reviewing mergers and acquisitions in all the above regulated sectors, conducting periodic utility rate cases, overseeing service quality, safety, and investment for the state's telecommunications infrastructure, and implementing federal requirements for natural gas pipeline safety.
PURA currently has a job opportunity for a Public Utilities Administrative Hearings Coordinator. The coordinator will report directly to the chairperson of the agency providing critical administrative and operational support. The coordinator will be expected to manage all administrative and operational aspects of the chairperson’s portfolio, including scheduling, interfacing with internal and external stakeholders, drafting standard operating procedures, and preparing legal correspondence at the chairperson’s direction. The coordinator will at times serve as a liaison between the chairperson and other direct reports, including on issues such as progress tracking, scheduling, and delegating assignments.
The position will be located at Ten Franklin Square, New Britain, CT.
This position is 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.
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 Human Resources. DEEP.HumanResources@ct.gov, (860)424-3006.
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.
Prepares and monitors master schedule, charting progress of each application or petition filed with department; assures investigations required by statute are initiated on time; reviews applications for conformance to laws and regulations; prepares timetables for individual cases coordinating schedules of professional staff, commissioners and applicants throughout decision making process, monitoring progress, adjusting time table and recommending overtime work for timely issuance of decision; reviews scheduling, notices of hearings, and routine correspondence for accuracy and statutory compliance; confers with professional staff and company representatives in preparing hearing plans; coordinates staff work, assuring responsibilities are clearly allocated among departments; prepares advance outline of decision, showing responsibility for writing each section; drafts decisions from applications, transcripts and other written documents for commissioners' approval or, in the more complex cases, coordinates drafting of a decision, reviewing sections written by professional staff to ensure clarity; drafts legal notices and other correspondence; serves as liaison between legal and technical staff to ensure proper and complete administrative record is set forth in analysis sections to support conclusions reached in decision; coordinates staff to ensure compliance with department decisions; may preside over pre-hearing conferences; performs related duties as required.
Specific responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Preferred Experience and Training include:
Ability to travel to locations across the state of Connecticut for events and meetings.
One of the following:
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.