TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2012-108

ISSUED   NOVEMBER 28, 2012

REVISED  NOVEMBER 20, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

FIXED UTILITY MANAGER

 

Completing the Application is the test.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

 

1.

Fixed Utility Manager

G1006

UT11

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039.

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will manage and direct the activities of analysts, engineers, and clerical support staff, and provide expert advice and counsel to management.  You will apply and analyze energy policy and rate making issues including the review and evaluation of electric distribution and gas distribution tariffs, provider of last resort issues and updates, letters of notification and applications for transmission line siting and energy industry restructuring issues.  You will oversee rate of return rate making, including plant valuation, depreciation, revenue and expense normalization, performance based rate making, rate structure and tariff related issues, electric/natural gas fitness reviews, affiliated interest relationships and transactions, and other related matters.

 

You will also direct the preparation and delivery of complex technical reports and recommendations in response to filings, initiatives, inquiries, and requests from other bureaus and offices, the Legislature and other Federal and State agencies; plan and implement effective staff training programs within an approved budget; and balance workflow with quality and timeliness.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

You must be willing to travel.  Travel expenses will be paid.

 

You must be willing to be on call to support state emergency operations when requested by the Commission Emergency Coordinator.

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

Minimum Requirements

Fixed Utility Manager – One year as a Fixed Utility Financial Analyst Supervisor or one year as a Fixed Utility Valuation Engineer Supervisor; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training which includes at least four years of professional accounting experience with a fixed public utility or public utility regulatory agency or four years of valuation engineer experience with a consulting engineering firm or utility regulatory agency.

 

Clarification of Requirements

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commission's offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

One year of supervisory experience of professional accountants, auditors, or engineers engaged in acceptable experience (as referenced above) is required to meet the equivalency of the qualifying job titles.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

Positions are located in Harrisburg (Dauphin County), in the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC).

 

Lists created by this test will be used to fill future vacancies as they occur due to retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the Public Utility Commission, Human Resources Office, 400 North Street, Keystone Building – 3rd Floor, Harrisburg, PA  17120; Telephone:  (717) 787-8714; Internetwww.puc.state.pa.us.

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Minimum Experience and Training Requirements.  If you meet these requirements you will receive a score.  It is important that you provide information showing you possess the required experience.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in disqualification.

 

If you are found ineligible and subsequently obtain proof of your credentials, you may resubmit an application with the qualifying information at any time within the life of this announcement.  A new application is required. 

 

If your name is on an eligible list for this job title and you take this test, your most recent examination result will be the only one counted.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment and promotion lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application on the Commission’s website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications and further information can be obtained from:

 

1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St., P.O.

 

Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-3058, Text

 

Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107; Telephone

 

(Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219; Telephone

 

(Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing

 

callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resources office listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."