The Public Service Commission (PSC or Commission) regulates public utilities and certain passenger transportation companies doing business in Maryland. The Commission regulates gas, electric, telephone, water, and sewage disposal companies. Also subject to the jurisdiction of the Commission are electricity suppliers, fees for pilotage services to vessels, construction of a generating station and certain common carriers engaged in the transportation for hire of persons. The PSC’s jurisdiction extends to taxicabs operating in the City of Baltimore, Baltimore County, Cumberland, and Hagerstown.
The categories of regulated public service companies are listed below: electric utilities; gas utilities; combination gas and electric utilities; telecommunications companies; water, and water and sewerage companies; passenger motor vehicle carriers (sedans, limousines, and buses); railroad companies; taxicab companies; and other public service companies.
The Commission is empowered to hear and decide matters relating to: (1) rate adjustments; (2) applications to exercise or abandon franchises; (3) applications to modify the type or scope of service; (4) approval of issuance of securities; (5) promulgation of new rules and regulations; and (6) quality of utility and common carrier service.
LOCATION OF POSITION
William Donald Schaefer Tower
6 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Main Purpose Of Job
The position monitors demand side management, renewable energy market developments, electric industry reliability, wholesale power procurement, and competitive electric markets.
Assist in the guidance of the EAP staff to provide analysis, comments or testimony and recommendations to the Commission on utility demand side plans or proposals to reduce the cost and increase the reliability of electric and natural gas supply for Maryland customers.
Assist in planning, coordination, and supervision of the EAP staff in the monitoring and refinement of Commission ordered demand side programs and the verification of program results.
Assist in the coordination, facilitation, and monitoring of EAP staff participation on behalf of the Commission in PJM Interconnection, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and Mid-Atlantic Distributed Resources Initiative (MADRI) and National Association of Regulatory Utility Commission's (NARUC) activities to ensure that the Commission is appraised of any issues that may affect the customers in Maryland.
Assist in the administration of the Division in a professional manner by ensuring uniform compliance with the Commission's internal policies and procedures, including timekeeping policies, training, and day-to-day operations (e.g., workload schedules).
Assist in the coordination of bucksheet assignments, preparation and recommendations prior to final approval on the EAP Director.
Maintain and monitor bucksheet database and hearing schedules.
Perform other duties as assigned.
This is a management service position that will serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.
Education: A bachelor's degree in Economics, Environmental Science, Engineering, Business, Finance or a related discipline
Experience: Five years of experience in utility regulation or energy resources planning and analysis.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
A graduate degree in Economics, Environmental Science, Engineering, Business, Finance, or a related discipline.
Prior management experience .
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
A motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland.
Authorized to work in the U.S.
Interested candidates must apply for this position through the State of Maryland Job Board using the following link:
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $53,193.00 to $85,401.00 /year