FERC Jobs in Houston – Supervisory Public Affairs Specialist

Website Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Job Description:

The incumbent serves as the Director of the State, International, Intergovernmental and Public Affairs Division and is responsible for planning, managing, coordinating and supervising the Commission’s state and international division and programs. As Director, the incumbent is responsible for formulating and executing a full range of outreach strategies, initiatives and activities which will facilitate, enhance and maintain the Commission’s intergovernmental relationship with relevant state, local and federal bodies, trade associations, and other stakeholders as well as supporting the Commission’s engagement with the public.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships and liaisons with key stakeholders and constituents, including but not limited to, state, local elected and appointed energy officials, state governments, Tribal governments, regional coalitions or subgroups, and other public utility representatives, consumer groups, and international/intergovernmental delegates.
  • Works closely with the OEA Director, Office of Public Participation (OPP), Office of Energy Projects (OEP), other program offices and Commission staff in developing programs on a national level to convey complex and often controversial information to the broad spectrum of individuals and groups affected by FERC programs and/or decisions. At the direction of the OEA Director, plans, directs and carries out major projects to convey such information to these entities.
  • Advances international programs in close coordination with U.S. government agencies and FERC offices. Builds upon existing FERC activities with international public utility regulatory bodies and international programs.
  • Serves as supervisor to the State, International, Intergovernmental and Public Affairs Division.

Job Requirements:

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or national.
  • A one-year probationary period may be required.
  • Generally, male applicants must be registered with the Selective Service.
  • A background investigation is required.
  • You must meet the definition of specialized experience.
  • Relocation expenses will not not be paid.
  • You may be required to divest certain energy-related securities.

Job Details:

Company: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Accounting

Job Location: Houston, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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