Legislative Policy Advisor, Salt Lake City ,UT #112240

Date: May 23, 2024

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. 
 

General Purpose

Responsible for developing and implementing company legislative and regulatory strategies on various complex environmental issues for the states of California, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Provides leadership and advice to management that guides the company's interest in fulfilling its Environmental RESPECT commitments.

Responsibilities

•    Evaluate proposed state and federal laws and regulations that have the potential to impact company operations or policies. Develop comments on proposed state and federal laws and regulations. 
•    Integrate environmental assessments of existing and anticipated environmental regulations into the planning and operating decisions of the business units.  
•    Develop and maintain legislation and regulatory contacts as necessary to provide essential input on relevant laws and regulations. 
•    Advise management of the impact of proposed state and federal legislation and regulation and develop potential compliance strategies. 
•    Prepare and submit testimony in legislative or regulatory hearings. Proactively participate in trade associations and various task forces to assist in the development of laws and regulations. 
•    Assist in development and enactment of responsible environmental laws and sound public policy supported by the company. 
•    Maintain an understanding of processes within the business units and a working knowledge of environmental issues that may impact those processes.
•    Provide leadership and direction to management on the Environmental RESPECT principles. 
•    Assist in the development of strategic environmental plans and initiatives. 

Requirements

•    Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Governmental Affairs, Communications or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
•    A minimum of seven years of related progressive work experience. 
•    Communication and interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability to communicate complex information accurately and understandably.
•    Must possess the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with business unit personnel, government agencies, trade groups, outside stakeholders, and others.
•    Superior writing skills, with the ability to read and summarize voluminous regulatory and legislative proposals and prepare comments on behalf of the Company.
•    Knowledge of external business environment, laws, political climate and the Company's strategies, policies, practices, and procedures.
•    Advanced knowledge of environmental laws and regulations

Preferences

•    JD, MBA or similar advanced degree. 
•    Knowledge of the utility industry, the political, economic, and social climates in which the Company operates.

Additional Information

Req Id: 112240
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY    
Department: Power Supply
Schedule: M-F;8-5
Personnel Subarea:Exempt
Hiring Range: $115,900-$136,300 

This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to % of salary.

 

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

 

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

 

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.


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