This is a non-merit position with the Iowa Utilities Board. Please follow instructions in the "To Apply" section to apply for this position.
Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements will be placed on the eligible list.
This employee must be able to obtain a license to practice law in the state of Iowa within six months of hire date. The Iowa Utilities Board (Board) is recruiting to fill a position that will manage regulatory attorneys and federal and regional staff. The position will provide general management and supervision to the attorneys and staff assigned to regulatory dockets before the Iowa Utilities Board and on regional and federal matters.
The position's responsibilities include the ability to review draft orders and memoranda prepared by attorneys and technical staff. Set and monitor procedural and legal schedules for internal processing of all dockets. Ensure compliance and consistency for all draft Board orders and recommended decisions. Management of federal and regional staff includes reviewing drafts of submissions (comments, pleadings) to be submitted to federal or regional regulators. Set and monitor schedules for preparation and processing of same. Develop training schedules for current and new Board members and process for disseminating information on federal and regional RTO issues. Daily management decisions and working with the management team to address and resolve issues, implement changes, and make improvements. Provide the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and the Board with input and recommendations regarding such matters. Identify issues and areas that need to be addressed and reviewed by the management team. Make recommendations to the COO and the Board Chair regarding personnel actions related to direct report staff. Supervise and evaluate the work of direct reports including selection, work directives, performance reviews, schedules and performance requirements.
The position is responsible for administering personnel policies and procedures for all direct reports. Advise COO and Board Chair regarding work of law school interns, including training, work review, scheduling of work hours, recruitment, and all other aspects of the program. Provide input and coordinate efforts of employees in reviewing Board administrative rules, in coordination with Chief Operating Officer.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and/or Electrical Engineering, Business Management, Education, Public Relations, Journalism or Mass Communications, and five years of full-time complex analytical experience in the above disciplines which include at least one year of experience in developing and directing programs, projects or policy development;
an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting thirty semester hours of graduate level course work in one of the above disciplines for each year of the required experience to a maximum substitution of two years;
graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in one of the specified disciplines and two years of full-time complex analytical experience in any combination of the above areas;
graduation from an accredited college or university with a Doctorate degree in one of the specified disciplines and one year of full-time complex analytical experience in any combination of the above areas;
licensure as a professional engineer by the Iowa Board of Engineering Examiners and one year of full-time professional engineering experience;
certification as a Certified Public Accountant may be substituted for one year of the required experience;
an equivalent combination of experience and education substituting one year of complex analytical experience in any of the above disciplines for each year (thirty semester) of the required education to a maximum of four years;
employees with current continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes experience equal to twelve months of full-time work as a Utility Specialist.
Submit a completed Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise (DAS-HRE) application form by the closing date. To complete an electronic application form, click on "Apply for Job Vacancy(s)" button. You may also mail an application form to: Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise, Hoover State Office Building, 1305 East Walnut, Des Moines, IA 50319-0150 or fax your application to (515) 281-7970. Applicants must also email a cover letter and resume to: Lynn R. Zook-Slagg@iub.iowa.gov
About Iowa Department of Administrative Services, Human Resources Enterprise
The Iowa Department of Administrative Services (DAS) was created on July 1, 2003, as a way to manage and coordinate the major resources of state government. The DAS mission is to provide high-quality, affordable infrastructure products and services to Iowa state government customers in a manner that empowers them to provide better service to the citizens of Iowa and support the State of Iowa in ac...hieving economic growth. The formation of DAS is the first and largest endeavor of this kind in the country. DAS has established an alternative to privatization that provides an incentive to employees to drive down the cost of service delivery.