Pioneer Community Power is seeking a Legislative and Regulatory Manager
The Legislative and Regulatory Manager is responsible for organizing, reviewing, and participating in the performance of regulatory and legislative matters on behalf of Pioneer Community Energy, with particular emphasis on representing Pioneer’s interest at the California Public Utilities Commission and identifying and promoting legislation to further Pioneer’s interests. Duties include:
Planning, prioritizing, and reviewing the performance of professional staff involved in the research and analysis of legislation and regulatory issues.
Tracking complex legislation and regulations through multiple amendments and preparing drafts of legislative and regulatory updates on policy issues and programs.
Performing a variety of complex research projects on legislative and regulatory policy issue areas; preparing and presenting findings and recommendations of Pioneer
Representing Pioneer in regulatory proceedings through preparation of data requests, written responses, position papers, analytical models, testimony, and exhibits.
Reviewing and drafting comments and briefs, providing high level technical and/or analytic input on regulatory and legislative matters.
Overseeing the preparation of data requests, testimony, and hearing exhibits and participating in administrative hearings.
Tracking, reviewing, analyzing and summarizing filings prepared by utilities and other entities that could impact Pioneer and its customers.
Coordinating and working closely with technical experts and external regulatory counsel to develop effective and persuasive communications before the CPUC, CA Energy Commission, CA Legislature and any other legal or regulatory body as may be needed.
Qualified candidates will possess knowledge of Community Choice Aggregation regulatory and legislative issues, California electric utility regulatory issues, CPUC regulatory practices, protocols and procedures, California utility rate design, electric resource planning, demand resource solutions and regulatory relations and have the ability to perform complex legislative and regulatory analyses to effectively represent Pioneer’s legislative and regulatory positions and policies with state agencies, regulators, CalCCA, other organizations, and the general public.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills and abilities would be:
Five years of experience performing similar duties.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Public Administration, Business Administration, Law, or a related field. JD preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Pioneer’s offices are newly renovated, bright and modern with plentiful free parking. The office is conveniently located in Rocklin with quick and easy access to Interstate 80, and many shops and restaurants within walking distance, as well as, two fitness centers on the same block. Additionally, Pioneer offers:
13 paid holidays
12 days paid personal and family sick and medical leave
3 days paid for bereavement leave
40 hours of Volunteer Paid Time Off to allow employees to support the community in which they work.
Vacation at 10 days for 0-2 years of service, 12 days for 3-4 years of service, 15 days for 5-9 years of service, 20 days for 10-19 years of services, 25 days for 20+ years of service
80 hours of management leave
Excellent health insurance options, including medical, dental, and vision for employees and their dependents with Pioneer paying up to $1,891 per month for employee and dependent coverages
Full contribution to a 457(b) deferred compensation plan ($19,500)
Access to professional development opportunities and team-building activities