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Chief Utility Programs

Grade 64

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Career Ladder

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Summary of Job Description

As a Chief, Utility Programs, you would supervise a staff consisting of professional, technical and support staff, advise office management on issues pertaining to the communications, water, electric, and steam utilities; ensure that the utility companies under Public Service Commission (PSC) jurisdiction comply with PSC rules, regulations, policies, and orders; provide technical support, supervision, and guidance to staff in matters pertaining to rate issues, tariff analysis, communication engineering studies, and construction programs of gas, electric, steam, and water facilities; and oversee and/or prepare testimony and testify as an expert witness at hearings before the PSC, other agencies, the Legislature, and Federal agencies.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a civil service examination to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Public Service and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Power Systems Operations Specialist 4, Power Systems Operations Specialist 4 (Nuclear), Power Systems Operations Specialist 5, Power Transmission Planner 4, Principal Econometrician, Principal Economist (Regulatory Economics), Principal Utility Financial Analyst, Public Utilities Auditor 3, Utility Analyst 3, Utility Analyst 3 (Cyber Security), Utility Analyst 3 (Environmental), Utility Analyst 3 (Telecommunications), Utility Consumer Assistance Specialist 4, Utility Consumer Program Specialist 4, Utility Engineer 3, Utility Engineer 3 (Acoustics), Utility Engineer 3 (Safety), Utility Engineer 3 (Telecommunications), or Utility Specialist 4 (Telecommunications).

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

37-883

How to Apply

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Career Mobility

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