Senior Policy Advisor, Energy Regulatory Affairs

NYC Department of Environmental Protection, Mayor’s Office of Sustainability (MOS) Published: June 21, 2018
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Energy / Policy /
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Description

~ The New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability (MOS) is a team of architects, data scientists, engineers, policy advisors, and city planners working to create a city where the air is clean, the streets are green and where our 8.5 million residents produce zero waste and zero carbon. ~

Guided by the OneNYC plan, 80x50 report, and Executive Order 26, MOS works to minimize NYC’s contributions to climate change from the waste, transportation, energy, and building sectors. By tackling the challenges posed by climate change with innovation, creativity, and inclusivity, we are improving the quality of life for all New Yorkers and protecting our planet at the same time. 

Position Overview

The MOS seeks to hire a Senior Policy Advisor, Energy Regulatory Affairs to manage and guide all energy regulatory affairs for the City of New York related to state and federal agencies, as well as local energy utilities. The selected candidate will provide analysis and advocacy in a wide range of New York State and federal government regulatory; legislative matters related to energy, with priorities spanning sustainability, resiliency, equity, and affordability.

Responsibilities

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing City participation in all regulatory proceedings that are relevant to New York City at the state and federal level, including rate cases and rate-case ordered processes such as utility collaboratives, including coordination with outside counsel, and MOS/ORR energy team staff and directors;
  • Review, analysis of state and federal energy related legislative proposals; and,
  • Supporting advancement/advocacy of the City’s energy initiatives, including coordination with MOS/ORR External Affairs and Legislative Affairs teams.

Qualifications

  • A doctorate degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and one year of full-time experience in a responsible supervisory, administrative or research capacity in the appropriate field of specialization;

OR

  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an appropriate field of physical, biological, environmental or social science and three years of responsible full-time research experience in the appropriate field of specialization.

Additional Information

This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program and also meet the education and experience requirements as listed in the job posting notice. Please indicate on your resume or cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. This position is also open to non 55-a Program candidates who meet the education and experience requirements as listed in the job posting notice. 55A candidates are encouraged to apply.

Compensation: $78,630 - $91,000

To Apply 

  • Non-city Employees: Log on to nyc.gov/jobs and Search for Job ID # 341025
  • City Employees: Log on to Employee Self Service (ESS) and search for Job ID #341025

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