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NRRI Position Opening - Senior/Principal Researcher

The National Regulatory Research Institute (NRRI) was founded in 1976 by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners to serve as the research arm to it and its members, the nation’s public utility commissions.  Our goal is to minimize the transaction costs of governance and to enhance the quality of regulatory decisions by improving the caliber of information in the regulatory process through research, direct support, and training.

We seek an experienced analyst in utility regulation to join NRRI’s staff. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience working on regulatory issues at a state public utility, or federal regulatory commission, consulting firm, utility, or stakeholder.  We seek an analyst with expertise in valuation, rate and market design.  An understanding of the electric and gas utility industries is highly desirable.  Strong quantitative and writing skills are highly valued, as is the ability to work well within a collaborative team-oriented environment.  A master’s degree or greater is preferred.

Salary/Benefits

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The organization offers a generous benefits package.

Location

Washington, D.C.

Instructions to Apply

Please send your letter of interest, resume, a writing sample, salary requirements and the names of three references to jobs@nrri.org.

Financial Compliance Manager, Accounting Department

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a 501©4 trade association, seeks a Financial Compliance Manager to ensure compliance with Federal funded contract, grants and cooperative agreements.

Position Overview

The Financial Compliance Manager is responsible for coordinating financial and administrative support duties for the NARUC’s International Department to ensure compliance with Federal funded grants and cooperative agreements. This position is housed within the Accounting Department, but works closely with staff from the International Department.

This is a 12-month position, with the possibility for extension.  The term of employment is grant funded and is conditioned upon continued Federal funding and successful fulfillment of duties. 

Instructions to Apply

Must be US citizen or have US work permit.  Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Ms. Aida Timm (accounting@naruc.org), Director of Financial Grants Administration, NARUC, www.naruc.org/international.  No telephone calls. EOE.

Program Officer, Center for Partnerships & Innovation

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a 501(c)4 trade association, seeks a Program Officer for its Center for Partnerships & Innovation (CPI). NARUC’s Center for Partnerships & Innovation helps state commissions serve the public interest by building relationships, developing resources, and delivering training to the NARUC Committees on Electricity, Energy Resources and the Environment, Gas, and Critical Infrastructure.

The CPI Program Officer is responsible for supporting work under a portfolio of ongoing domestic grant projects awarded to NARUC by public and private donors. Current projects focus on energy regulatory issues relevant to the electricity and natural gas sectors, particularly around energy infrastructure modernization, national standards and certifications for smart grid technology (e.g., IEEE 1547), grid-interactive buildings, transmission and distribution system intersections, and electric vehicles. The Program Officer must possess project implementation skills and strong attention to detail, have strengths in writing and communicating, be able to manage multiple projects, and employ a customer service mentality.

Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary history to Ms. Danielle Sass Byrnett (POResearchLab@naruc.org), Director, Center for Partnerships & Innovation, NARUC, https://www.naruc.org/cpi. No telephone calls. EOE. 

International Program Officer

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a 501©4 trade association, seeks a Program Officer for its international energy regulatory programs. The Program Officer will support the activities of NARUC’s International Department that promote exchange of best practices in energy regulation between U.S. public utility commissions and energy regulators in emerging and transitioning economies around the world. The Program Officer will be based in NARUC’s office in Washington, DC.

Up to three positions available, with one position reserved for an advanced Spanish speaker and one position reserved for an advanced Russian speaker.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The organization offers a generous benefits package. Must be U.S. citizen or have U.S. work permit. 

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Ms. Erin Hammel (job@naruc.org), Director, International Programs, NARUC, www.naruc.org/international.  No telephone calls. EOE

See the complete position description here. 

Energy Program Manager

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC), a 501©4 trade association, seeks a Program Manager for its international energy regulatory programs.  The Program Manager will support the activities of NARUC’s International Department that promote exchange of best practices in energy regulation between U.S. public utility commissions and energy regulators in emerging and transitioning economies around the world. The program Manager will be based in NARUC’s office in Washington, DC. 

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The organization offers a generous benefits package. Must be U.S. citizen or have U.S. work permit.

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Ms. Erin Hammel (job@naruc.org), Director, International Programs, NARUC, www.naruc.org/international.  No telephone calls. EOE

See the complete position description here.