FERC Compliance Specialist (Limited Duration)

Eugene Water & Electric Board - Eugene, OR3.1

Full-time$68,000 - $86,000 a year
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The Eugene Water & Electric Board is currently seeking a Limited Duration FERC Compliance Specialist to coordinate activities that assist in Hydro License compliance and Natural Resource Plan implementation, in particular on EWEB's McKenzie River projects. The FERC License Specialist will also:

Establish and maintain compliance procedures, processes and identify necessary resources while independently coordinating agency and utility tasks.
Coordinate activities concerning compliance filings, procedures, regular reporting, and audits. Develops, populate and maintain databases necessary to track compliance activities.
Establish and maintain compliance procedures and processes.
Effectively communicate with customers, EWEB staff, agency personnel, and the general public.
Develop project work plans, identify necessary resources, coordinate agency and contractor efforts, and effectively resolve technical or public issues relating to projects or program area in addition to developing, populating and maintaining databases necessary to track compliance activities.

Limited Duration assignments are for a minimum of six months and can last up to three years. Limited Duration employees receive full EWEB benefits. This Limited Duration position is anticipated to last at least two years.

  • This recruitment is open until filled and may close at any time without prior notice in order to proceed in the selection processes. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application as soon as possible. The first application review will begin on August 23rd, 2019.
WHY THIS JOB:
Are you interested in joining an exciting and dynamic team of hydroelectric professionals responsible for ensuring EWEB meets its natural resources obligations for hydro projects? Would you like to assist the utility in ensuring that EWEB-owned hydro facilities are fully compliant by monitoring compliance issues; overseeing and preparing documentation to FERC and other regulatory and resource agencies? This may be the position for you! We are seeking an individual who is a creative self-starter capable of working on a multi-disciplined team of professionals with excellent interpersonal skills and an attention to detail. The successful candidate will have the ability to interpret legal documents and be able to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing regarding complex or sensitive information to a diverse audience including employees, customers, contractors; agencies; and the general public.

EWEB offers employees a progressive working culture devoted to providing excellent public service. Our employees work in a fast-paced environment where creativity, innovation, involvement, teamwork and professional development are supported and encouraged. EWEB is also committed to providing a work environment conducive to the safety, health, and well-being of its workforce, and offers great benefits, including but not limited to health care, vacation and sick leave, pension, holidays, and employee credit union.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
EWEB takes pride in our commitment to diversity and inclusion among our employees. We embrace and value differences of culture, education, experience, physical ability and unique perspectives in our workplace. We invite applications from qualified candidates who share our commitment to diversity. Attracting, retaining and advancing talent from all sources strengthens our bond with the multifaceted community we serve.

TOBACCO, SMOKE, AND VAPOR - FREE CAMPUS POLICY
EWEB fosters an environment promoting good health for both employees and the public. We want to enhance the quality of air, appearance, and employee health in and around EWEB facilities and equipment. Employees, contractors, volunteers, and visitors may not use, distribute, or sell tobacco products in or on any EWEB campus, vehicle, equipment, or worksite. Employees, contractors, volunteers, and visitors may not inhale, exhale, burn, or carry any lighted smoking material or vapor in or on any EWEB campus, vehicle, equipment, or worksite. Smoking material may or may not include tobacco.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum Experience: Three years directly related experience in public auditing, paralegal, or regulatory compliance.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Physical Science, Engineering, Public Policy and Administration or related field.

Desirable education, experience, training and certifications: Experience with FERC Licensing and/or NERC Reliability Standards.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be qualifying.

Valid driver license: Yes

Professional license or registration: No

Post-offer background check required: Yes

Post-offer drug test required: No

Post-offer physical / functional test required: No

Physical activities (with or without accommodation): Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
SUPERVISION AND/OR FUNCTIONAL OR TECHNICAL OVERSIGHT

Supervision or Functional or Technical Oversight Exercised: None

Type and frequency of personal contact required (general public, customers, organizations, and EWEB employees): Frequent contacts with EWEB employees, regulatory agencies, special interest groups, and general public.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.eweb.org

ALTERNATIVE FORMAT MAY BE OBTAINED AT:
500 E. 4th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97440-2148
541-685-7169
hr.main@eweb.org