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EXECUTIVE ASSOCIATE II

Recruitment #19-005052-0001

Introduction

This is a recruitment for an Executive Associate II in the Office of the Commission of the Maryland Public Service Commission.

GRADE

15

LOCATION OF POSITION

William Donald Schaefer Tower
6 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-6806

Main Purpose of Job

The Executive Associate II acts as a Junior Commission Advisor. The incumbent will assist one Commissioner and one Senior Commissioner Advisor in specific duties that are necessary for the operation of the Public Service Commission. In this position, it is necessary to perform a variety of complex administrative duties requiring a comprehensive knowledge of the agency’s regulations and procedures; emphasis is placed upon relieving the Commissioner of operational details by the conduct of correspondence, compiling and summarizing data into concise forms, and maintaining testimony, briefs, technical and confidential reports. In this class, the Executive Associate must exercise considerable tact, discretion and judgement in all areas of work dealing with Commission personnel, elected officials and officials in public service companies, various organizations, State agencies and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). This is an "at will" position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority, "the Commission".

POSITION DUTIES

Maintain specific Commission files, company filings and reports.   Handle incoming correspondence; maintain calendar; schedule appointments; schedule in-house meetings as directed by the Commissioner. Handle travel arrangements which relate to regulatory conference and prepare subsequent expense statements relating to same, as requested by the Commissioner.   Screen calls and when necessary, direct them to the appropriate division according to the nature of the inquiry. Prepare binders including pre-filed testimony or comments for evidentiary and legislative-style hearings and rulemakings and prepare packet of the items to be heard at a weekly Administrative Meetings or considered at a Commissioners' Meeting; Prepare binders for house/senate bills and associated relevant information during each annual legislative session; Summarize any noteworthy issues related to Administrative Meeting or Commissioners' Meeting items; Review and identify any noteworthy issues related to pre-filed testimony or comments in evidentiary or legislative-style matters.   Researching materials from a variety of sources to be used for speeches or articles, as requested by Commissioner   Monitoring changes related to competitive retail energy markets and development of regulated utility energy assistance programs related to low-income gas and electric customers and preparing summaries of articles and reports relating to the changes Other duties as assigned by the Commissioner.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Business or pre-Law.

 

Experience: none.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

Utility industry experience

Educational or Professional experience with research and data analysis

Educational or Professional experience compiling and summarizing data into concise forms  

Experience providing direct support to an Administrator or Director

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact S. Hudson at 410-767-4910.

MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.