Program and Project Supervisor

$10,727 - $13,428 monthly
  • California Public Utilities Commission
  • 400 R Street, Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Jan 28, 2021
Full time Government Management Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

About the Position
Under general direction of the Director or Assistant Director, the incumbent will directly supervise the work of section staff performing a variety of complex analytical duties related to policies, economics, finance, and other technical assignments in connection with energy, telecommunications, water, and transportation industries.  The job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Directly corresponds to and advises utility companies, CPUC decision-makers and staff on complex policy, economics, and finance related issues stemmed from or related to financial, compliance, and performances audits of utility companies. 
  • Provide guidance on complex water and sewer utility audits, balancing account audits, telecommunications audits, energy audits, and/or energy procurement audits to determine the level of compliance with applicable policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Supervise the development of comprehensive corresponding policies for the Commission to guide public utilities on their accounting and regulatory matters for the purposes of setting reasonable utility rates for California consumers and regulatory compliance.
  • Corresponds and educates public utilities and the public on new and existing CPUC policies and industry specific regulatory compliance and accounting requirements.
  • Review and coordinate the preparation of comprehensive written reports and memos describing the results of the analyses and audits, which include identifying complex problem areas, developing conclusions, and making recommendations for improvements in systems, policies, and procedures that may have a statewide impact.
  • Represents the division by orally presenting ideas, research, analysis, conclusions, and recommendations to Commissioners, Advisors, Executive Director, and other stakeholders. 
  • Supervise, plan, and coordinate activities of a section in preparing audit planning documents, conducting complex audit field work at worksite, and developing audit reports and documents as required by auditing standards. 

About the Division

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is one of the most influential regulatory agencies in the United States. Amongst other things, the CPUC regulates privately owned energy, telecommunications, and water utility companies.  The CPUC has worked to protect consumers and ensure the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at just and reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California Economy. 

The Utility Audit Branch (UAB) in the Utility Audits, Risk and Compliance Division provides analytical, auditing, accounting, and advisory services on regulated energy, telecommunications, and water utilities and monitors their compliance with applicable laws, policies, and CPUC directives. UAB also performs research, analysis, and assessments and communicates its results to the CPUC divisions, the regulated utilities, and the public.

About the CPUC

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is one of the most influential regulatory agencies in the United States. Amongst other things, the CPUC regulates privately owned energy, telecommunications, and water utility companies.  The CPUC has worked to protect consumers and ensure the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at just and reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free workplace. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

 

Job Code #:

JC- 227288

Position #(s):

680-417-3504-XXX