Utility Analyst Trainee* OR Utility Analyst 1

Public Service, Department of Plainview, NY 11803

Current New York State Employees
Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, competitive service or 55-b/c service as a Utility Analyst 1, Grade 18; OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, competitive service or 55-b/c service in a qualifying title and eligible for transfer** under section 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.

General Public
Candidates who are currently 55-b/c eligible and possess a bachelor’s degree or higher are encouraged to apply. If interested in this position and applying using your 55-b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55-b/c eligibility letter.

Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) List:
Candidates on the Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) eligible list have been canvassed and do not need to apply to this posting.

Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) List:
On the General portion of the PCO list, currently only candidates with a score of 100 or above are reachable. These candidates, as well as those on the appropriate Select PCO list have been canvassed and do not need to apply to this posting.

NOTE: If you are a current New York State employee on an eligible list and not reachable, you may be eligible for transfer.**

Successful completion of the two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Utility Analyst 1, Grade 18.
**Candidates are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website (www.cs.ny.gov) to determine transfer eligibility.

Duties Description
– The Utility Analyst 1, Grade 18, will work in the DPS Long Island Office (LIO), – primarily in fulfilling the responsibilities of the LIO in accordance with the Long – Island Power Authority (LIPA) Reform Act and the 2nd Amended and Restated Operations – Service Agreement between LIPA and the Public Service Enterprise Group Long Island

(PSEG-LI). They will perform duties that include, but are not limited to:
– Assisting DPS staff with overseeing PSEG-LI’s performance, related primarily to the – Annual Incentive Compensation Performance Metrics.
– Interacting with PSEG-LI, LIPA, and other entities.
– Scheduling periodic meetings with internal and external parties.
– Assisting in collecting documentation to support staff’s analysis of PSEG-LI’s performance, including accessing outside websites and other resources.
– Assisting in developing timelines, trackers, templates for current metrics, and recommendations for future metrics.
– Periodically reviewing PSEG-LI’s performance.
– Tracking and reporting the status of various activities including PSEG-LI’s scorecard performance, metrics related deliverable items, DPS Staff work for current and coming year, periodic reviews, and end of year closeout.
– Assisting with internal presentations and guidance documents.
– Periodically briefing the LIO Director on the status of metrics coordination.
– Collaborating with other DPS staff to carry out tasks related to the Department’s mission.

Additional Comments
The primary mission of the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS or Department) is to ensure affordable, safe, secure, and reliable access to electric, gas, steam, telecommunications, and water services for New York State’s residential and business consumers, at just and reasonable rates, while protecting the natural environment. The Department also seeks to stimulate effective competitive markets for clean, renewable, and distributed energy resources that benefit New York consumers, as well as product and service innovations.

The Department of Public Service is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting the Designee for Reasonable Accommodations (DRA) and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator which can be found under the Accessibility Link on the Department’s webpage at https://dps.ny.gov.

The above salary range reflects the Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.