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Regulatory and Legislative Analyst

Department: Monterey Bay Community Power
Job Status: Full-Time
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Job Description

The Regulatory and Legislative Analyst works under the direction of the Director of Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, in representing MBCP in various regulatory and legislative activities. The Analyst evaluates proposed regulatory policies and legislation to assess the impact on MBCP and assists in analyzing and developing positions on issues. The Analyst will be assigned to represent MBCP before regulatory agencies, perform outreach to legislators, and participate on behalf of MBCP in California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) working groups and committees. The ideal candidate will be an analytical and forward thinker who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, inclusive, and diverse work environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Key Duties Responsibilities include:
• Tracks, reviews, analyzes and summarizes filings prepared by utilities and other entities that could impact MBCP and its customers.
• Tracks, reviews, analyzes and interprets regulatory proposals and other policy issues that may impact MBCP and its customers.
• Tracks, analyzes, interprets, and summarizes bills introduced in the California legislature that could impact MBCP and its customers.
• Identifies and analyzes the impact of MBCP’s enrollments, rates, energy programs, and energy market data on regulatory and legislative issues.
• Reviews and drafts comments and briefs.
• Provides technical and/or analytic input on regulatory and legislative matters.
• Represents MBCP in regulatory proceedings through preparation of data requests, written responses, position papers, analytical models, testimony, and exhibits.
• Represents MBCP in the legislative process through preparation of education materials for policymakers, attendance at legislative events, organizing meetings with legislators and other.
• Assists with meetings and events by developing agendas, taking meeting minutes, following-up with members on after-action items, and preparing programs and brochures.
• Attends conferences, meetings, and seminars to maintain expertise of legislative and regulatory initiatives and impact.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Minimum Qualifications: -

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in economics, business administration, environmental science, public policy or a related field. AND Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in regulatory affairs, legislative affairs, or energy policy at an electric utility, regulatory agency, consulting firm, or legislative office with emphasis on electric procurement issues, energy efficiency, energy market structure, or a closely related field. 

A master’s degree or higher in economics, business administration, environmental science, public policy or a related field can substitute for up to one year of the required experience. Admission to California Bar not required, but desirable. 

Additional Information

Salary and Benefits: The salary will depend upon qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate. MBCP offers a wide range of employee benefits, including but are not limited to: 401(a) Retirement, Health Premium Contribution, Flexible Spending Account, Short & Long-Term Disability, Life, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Time Off, and Paid Holidays, Cell Phone Stipend, Paid Family Leave of 12 weeks after one year of employment at MBCP. 

About Us: Monterey Bay Community Power is a locally-controlled public agency providing renewable electricity to residents and businesses in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties, as well as the Cities of Morro Bay and San Luis Obispo. MBCP is based on a local energy model called community choice energy that partners with the local utility (in our case PG&E and Southern California Edison) which continues to provide consolidated billing, power transmission and distribution, customer service and grid maintenance services. 

Equal Opportunity Employment: Monterey Bay Community Power is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. 

Application Special Instructions

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled. Review of applicants will occur upon receipt and applicants are encouraged to apply early in the process.  

Selection Process: The most qualified candidates will be invited to one or more interviews. Candidates will be advised of the status of the recruitment following finalist selection. If you require an accommodation during the selection process, please notify Mi Ra Park at mpark@mbcp.org.