New Britain, CT
|Date Opened||1/5/2022 09:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$90,203 - $115,434 Annually - New employees start at the minimum|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||1/25/2022 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Office of Consumer Counsel (OCC) is a small, independent state agency that acts as the advocate for consumer interests in matters which may affect Connecticut consumers relating to electricity, natural gas, water, and telecommunications. The OCC is a statutory party to all proceedings before the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) and is authorized to appear and participate in any regulatory or judicial proceedings, federal or state, in which the interests of Connecticut utility consumers may be involved. In addition to representing consumer interests before PURA, the OCC participates actively in proceedings before federal agencies, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") and the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC"), advocates on behalf of consumer interests in state and federal courts, and promotes the interests of consumers at the Connecticut legislature and in regional and national forums.
The OCC has a current opportunity for a Staff Attorney 2 in the New Britain Office who will play a critical role ensuring affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy in the state of Connecticut. The Staff Attorney 2 will have the opportunity to work on and participate in cases in both administrative and judicial settings, and as an attorney in an independent state agency this includes the potential to litigate cases in state and/or federal appellate courts. The Staff Attorney 2 will also be engaged in policy development on issues relating to grid modernization, electrification, energy affordability and utility regulatory reform.
The OCC’s work covers a wide range of topics, including:
The State is pleased to offer affordable health insurance and a variety of supplemental benefits that include things such as flexible spending accounts. This position is 40 hours per week, Mon - Fri, located in New Britain.
Please be advised that resumes are no longer being accepted during the time that you apply. Please ensure that your application is complete and displays your qualifications. You will be unable to make revisions once it is submitted. Questions can be sent to Emily.Kennedy@ct.gov.
This position is non-examined and open to the public. The selected candidate must be both, admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut, and a member in good standing of the Connecticut bar, by the time employment commences.
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.
Candidates selected to move forward in the hiring process may be required to submit a cover letter and writing sample. Position specific questions can be sent to Veronica.Maas@ct.gov.
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.