PUBLIC UTILITY ANALYST I - 61000151

Date:  Sep 15, 2023
Location: 

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Requisition No: 807804 

Agency: Public Service Commission

Working Title: PUBLIC UTILITY ANALYST I - 61000151

Position Number: 61000151 

Salary:  $40,351.04 

Posting Closing Date: 10/31/2023 

Public Utility Analyst I - 4 openings

Florida Public Service Commission

Division of Accounting and Finance

Career Service - Open Competitive

Tallahassee, FL

Application Deadline: Continuous

$40,351

   

 

Our Mission: 

The Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) is committed to making sure that Florida's consumers receive some of their most essential services — electric, natural gas, telephone, water, and wastewater — in a safe, reasonable, and reliable manner. In doing so, the FPSC exercises regulatory authority over utilities in one or more of three key areas: rate base/economic regulation; competitive market oversight; and monitoring of safety, reliability, and service.

 

The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida:

Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options (For more information, please click https://www.mybeneftis.myflorida.com/health);
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click https://myfrs.com);
  • Paid Leave of Absence benefits, including Personal and Sick Leave;
  • Nine paid holidays and one paid Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Employee Tuition Waiver Program – Six credit hours per semester with the state college/university system;
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
  • Deferred Compensation Plan;
  • Tax Beneficial Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Flexible Work Schedules;
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) – Student loans can be forgiven after 10 years of qualified public service, certain eligibility requirements must be met. (For more information, please click http://studentaid.gov/publicservice);
  • And more!

 

Division of Accounting and Finance:

The Division of Accounting and Finance is instrumental in determining the rates charged by Florida’s investor-owned electric, natural gas, and water and wastewater utility companies. Processing utility company rate changes includes analyzing filings and expert testimony, presenting staff expert-witness testimony, developing interrogatories and cross-examination questions, holding customer meetings, and presenting recommendations to the Commission including recommendations regarding the profit that utility companies should be allowed to earn.

 

Description of Job Duties:

The position will compile and analyze utility data, communicate the results of the reviews both verbally and in writing, participate in meetings related to the regulation of investor-owned utilities, and attend training opportunities to obtain skills necessary for success in this position. 

 

The four vacancies are positions in two separate sections described below:

 

  • Finance and Tax - The position will review the cost of capital, financial statements, and related testimony on utility finance and tax issues. 

 

  • Rate Filings - The position will handle change of ownership and the larger rate cases for water and wastewater utility companies. 

 

Minimum Qualifications:  

A bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study preferably in accounting, finance, mathematics, statistics, public administration or business administration with an emphasis in economics, finance or accounting.

 

Information verifying answers to the Qualifying Questions must be found on the Employment Application.

 

Background investigations, including criminal history record checks and education verification's, will be conducted on all applicants recommended for hiring. You may be required to provide your Social Security Number in order to conduct this background check.

 

Employment Eligibility:

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. The Florida Public Service Commission participates in the Department of Homeland Security’s Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify) to assist in this required verification process.

 

Civil Service Law requires all males born after December 31, 1959, to register with the Selective Service System unless they meet certain exemptions under the law. Failing to register when required makes one ineligible for appointment.

 

Preference in appointment and employment shall be given to veterans and other persons as required by Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, Veterans’ Law. Applicant must provide the required proof of preference at the time of submitting an application.

 

We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.

 

EEO/AA and Accommodation:

The state of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

 

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Center (1-877-562-7287). Notification to the Commission’s Human Resources Section must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

 

Post-Employment Restrictions:

Pursuant to Section 350.0605(2), F.S., former Commission employees are prohibited from appearing before the Commission to represent any client regulated by the Commission on any matter in which he/she had participated and which was pending at the time of his/her termination.

 

Pursuant to Section 112.313, F.S., FPSC Senior Management Service or Selected Exempt Service employees shall not personally represent another person or entity for compensation before the Commission, for a period of two years following vacation of his/her position.  Exceptions to this law are provided for former Commission employees who are employed by another agency of State government and those employed by the Commission prior to January 1, 1995.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 


Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee