Silicon Valley Clean Energy seeks candidates for Director of Regulatory and Legislative Policy
The Director of Regulatory and Legislative Policy works under direction from the Chief Executive Officer and serves as policy head for regulatory and legislative matters for SVCE and works closely with local and state representatives, SVCE board members, lobbyists and external legal counsel; develops written and oral advice for the Chief Executive Officer, outside General Counsel, and the Board of Directors on key legal and policy matters related to regulatory agencies and legislative policy developments and performs managerial and project management tasks; directs, represents, and oversees the representation of SVCE before various regulatory agencies in matters affecting community choice aggregators (CCAs) and other electric utilities; engages in ratemaking proceedings, investigations, rulemakings, compliance matters, and proposed legislation; drafts applications, briefs, legal memoranda, and discovery requests/responses; supervises the preparation of the testimony and exhibits of expert witnesses; examines and cross-examines witnesses and presents oral argument; and participates in negotiations and settlement discussions; develops legislative and regulatory policies and strategies; and works with internal staff and external contractors to implement proposed legislative and regulatory activities.
EDUCATION: Preferred Juris Doctor degree from an accredited university, or Masters in Business Administration; or Masters in Public Administration; or Masters in Environmental Science; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the position.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience working on complex regulatory, legislative or energy matters at an electric utility, public agency/municipality or in a closely related field.
Salary: $148,865 - $223,929 with placement dependent on experience, plus competitive benefits.