Company: Government jobs
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Job Description And Duties
The Communications and Water Policy (CWP) Branch within the Public
Advocates Office is seeking a Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst
II-III to join its Customer Programs team.
Under the general direction from the Program and Project
Supervisor, the analyst will participate in several proceedings and
programs related to the communications industry. The analyst will
conduct technical, analytical, and research to make evidence-based
recommendations related to communications services, write comments
on utility applications and Commission rulings, deliver
presentations to staff and senior decision makers, testify at
hearings, and represent the Public Advocates Office in various
You will be part of project teams conducting research and analysis
to support the Public Advocates Office policy development on
communications services to protect California customers, including
people with disabilities, low-income households and other
disadvantaged and marginalized communities to advance social
As the Commission continues to address access to essential
communications services and other utility services, the analyst may
be assigned work in other areas and branches, as needed.
The Customer Programs Section is currently working on a range of
- Developing customer protections on communication services for
people with disabilities, people who are incarcerated, low-income
households and other disadvantaged and marginalized communities to
advance social justice.
- Developing policy recommendations to close the digital divide
and ensure safe and reliable phone and broadband services for all
- Participating in General Rate Cases (GRC) for Small Rural
Telephone Companies to ensure customer protections of phone and
broadband services in rural areas, developing just and reasonable
rates for customers.
- Developing policy recommendations to achieve affordable
broadband services, particularly for low-income customers in rural
areas and increase broadband adoption.
Carrying out these functions includes, but is not limited to, the
- Developing and applying standard solutions, approaches and
- Collecting, synthesizing, modeling, and analyzing data
(quantitative and qualitative).
- Using spreadsheets and other quantitative tools.
- Developing evidence-based recommendations.
- Present research, analysis, findings, and recommendations
orally and in writing.
- Write high-quality protests, testimony, and comments related to
general rate cases, other proceedings (e.g., complaints,
applications, investigations, rulemakings, workshops, and committee
meetings), advice letters and other utility filings.
- Attend and represent the Public Advocates Office at
intra-agency and inter-agency conferences, workshops, and public
meetings concerning issues of utility rates and service, proposed
new and federal regulations, public-purpose programs, and other
- Testify in evidential hearings.
Public Advocates Office, Customer Programs Section / Communications
and Water Policy Branch:
The Public Advocates Office represents residential and small
business ratepayer interests in Commission proceedings and
processes (e.g., workshops, rulemakings, investigations, utility
applications, hearings, advice letters, committee and stakeholder
meetings, and other forums). These proceedings and processes set
rates, rules, policies, and regulations.
Under the general direction of the Program & Project Supervisor,
the incumbent's primary assignments are related to communications
policy, rate setting, service quality, safety, and consumer
protections. The incumbent may be assigned work in other areas and
branches of the organization, as directed.
Please visit www.publicadvocates.cpuc.ca.gov for more information
on the Public Advocates Office.
Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov
- Health/denal/vision insurance
- CalPERs retirement
- Paid sick and vacation leave
- Commuter benefits
- And much more! For a full outline of benefits, visit:
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