PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY ANALYST II job vacancy in California Public Utilities Commission, (Sacramento County, CA)

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Job Details
Company Name :
California Public Utilities Commission
Company Location :
Sacramento County, CA
Job Position :
Job Category :
Jobs in California

Job Description :
Job Description and Duties

Individuals interested in applying for this vacancy must have eligibility. If you are new to state service or need to gain eligibility to these classifications
The examination is a separate process from applying for this vacancy. Please be sure to follow all instructions for each process.
Virtual interviews via web portals or phone may be offered as deemed appropriate and feasible by the hiring manager – standard in-person interviews will still be offered if conditions permit.

EPP is seeking a PURA II, and will consider a PURA I, to join the Climate Change Initiatives team. Under the general supervision of the Program and Project Supervisor, the incumbent will serve as a technical and policy analyst. The incumbent will evaluate utility applications and Commission proposals, perform quantitative analyses, evaluate models, and provide written or oral presentations and testimonies making recommendations on behalf of the Public Advocates Office. The incumbent will participate in evidentiary hearings before the Commission, workshops, Procurement Review Group meetings, California Independent System Operator and California Air Resources Board proceedings, and other forums. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with members of the Climate Change Initiatives Section team on a variety of energy policy, analytical, and procurement review issues related to climate change policies. The Public Advocates Office provides an exciting and dynamic environment for an entry level analyst to gain a breadth of experience related to a number of energy policy areas, especially focused on climate change issues at the forefront of today’s most pressing energy goals.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

Note: This advertisement is listed specifically for the Sacramento location only.

San Francisco location, please apply to JC# 340505
Los Angeles location, please apply to JC# 340570

Apply to only those location(s) in which you are willing to work.

Positions at the CPUC may be eligible for telework based on the operational needs of the position.

Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.


Position Details

Job Code #:


Position #(s):


Working Title:

Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst II



$6,651.00 – $8,322.00

Shall Consider:


$4,239.00 – $6,912.00

PURA I candidates qualify for a “hire-above minimum” (HAM) with a starting salary of Range A $5,152; Range B $5,582; Range C $6,712 for recruitment and retention purposes.

Work Location:

Sacramento County

Job Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Public Advocates Office, Climate Change Initiative Section / Electricity Planning & Policy Branch:

The Public Advocates Office is the independent consumer advocate within the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC). The Public Advocates Office’s mandate is to obtain the lowest possible rates for utility services consistent with reliable and safe service levels, and the state’s environmental goals. The Electricity Planning and Policy Branch (EPP) has primary responsibility for activities in electric generation planning and procurement. The Climate Change Initiative Section oversees renewable and energy storage procurement and policy, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions analysis, Cap-and-Trade program compliance, and other climate change policies. Major climate change policy issues currently being addressed by the Climate Change Initiatives Section include cost-effective renewable procurement and integration of renewable energy onto the electric grid, utilization of cost-effective energy storage in strategic locations, GHG Cap-and-Trade implementation and products, GHG emissions reductions strategies, and consideration of emerging technologies.

Special Requirements

A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must be submitted with your application. A SOQ is a narrative description of how your training, experience, and education qualifies you for the position. The SOQ must be 11-point Arial font, single-spaced, and no more than two pages. Writing that exceeds this page limit will not be scored.
The SOQ should provide specific details and examples that clearly demonstrate your qualifications. SOQs will be evaluated based on the content and writing ability, using standardized rating criteria. Competitive applicants will be invited to attend an interview. Applicants who do not submit a completed SOQ will not be considered.
All information in the Statement is subject to verification.
Please write your SOQ to address the following three questions: 1. Describe your ability to conduct technical economic, financial, and/or policy analyses, identify issues, and recommend effective courses of action.
2. Describe your oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write persuasive and clear testimony, reports, and comments.
3. Describe your ability to handle multiple assignments, prioritize workload, meet deadlines, and work independently as well as cooperatively on a project team.

Resume and SOQ are required, and each SOQ question must be answered specifically and completely. If these instructions are not followed, you will be automatically disqualified and ineligible to be hired for the position.

It is strongly encouraged to apply through your CalCareer Account at
Electronic applications submitted through your CalCareer Account are highly recommended and will be received/processed faster than other methods of filing.
If you are using education to meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must submit a copy of your transcript or diploma. An official transcript will be required prior to appointment.
Applicants who completed their education outside the United States (with foreign degrees/transcripts) must obtain and submit verification of United States course/degree equivalency by the application deadline. Foreign education credential evaluation services can be found at

Employment information on the STD 678 state application MUST be complete with dates, duties and responsibilities, and contact names and phone numbers of supervisors. Resumes, or referring to resumes, will not be accepted in place of the completed STD 678. Applicants who fail to submit a completed STD 678 will not be considered.
Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to an interview.
Per CCR 249.3, this job control may be used to fill subsequent vacancies.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application. Final Filing Date: 11/29/2022
Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages
You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

Public Utilities Commission

Attn: Human Resources Division

505 Van Ness Ave, Room 3008

San Francisco, CA 94102

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Public Utilities Commission

Human Resources Division

505 Van Ness Ave, Room 3008

San Francisco, CA 94102

Monday to Friday Except Holidays

08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents
The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Resume is required and must be included.
Statement of Qualifications – A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required. Please see “Special Requirements” for instructions.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate’s relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

Knowledge of, or experience in, the electric industry.

Knowledge of, or experience in, energy programs in the area of climate change.


Benefits Summary

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

Hiring Unit Contact: Karin Hieta (415) 703-4253

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department’s EEO Office.
EEO Contact:
EEO Main Line
(415) 703-5331

California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Additional Application Information

Please indicate “Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst II” or “Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst I” in the Examination/Job Title section on the CA State Application (std 678).
This position may be filled at either the Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst II or I level for recruitment purposes. Duties will be adjusted commensurate with the level at which the position is filled.

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 work place. 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.

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