Salt River Project

Analyst Policy Senior - Tempe

Tempe, AZ
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Job Description

Analyst Policy Senior

Posted: Saturday, 3/16/2024

Requisition ID: 16825


Join us in building a better future for Arizona!

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power and named one of Arizona's best employers by Forbes. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.


Why Work at SRP

SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health, and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:

  • Pension Plan (at no cost to the employee)
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Available your first day: Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Over 200+ hours of PTO (includes vacation days, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave)
  • Parental leave (up to 4 weeks) and adoption assistance
  • Wellness programs (including access to a recreation and fitness facility)
  • Short and long-term disability plans
  • Tuition assistance for both undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 10 Employee Resource Groups for career development, community service, and networking


Summary

Responsible for identifying, developing and implementing energy policy recommendations. Represents SRP with internal and external audiences, applying specific industry knowledge and experience to advance policy objectives, facilitate customer and shareholder satisfaction while ensuring that SRP's business interests are served. Monitors and analyzes legislative, regulatory and other activities affecting industry interests; coordinates and conducts internal review of policy proposals; develops and recommends to SRP executive management positions on critical issues and strategies for implementation.

What You'll Do

  • Informs SRP decision-makers of developing trends in government legislation and regulation.
  • Conducts quantitative and operational analysis of proposed legislative and regulatory initiatives in crafting policy recommendations.
  • Assists the General Manager and the General Manager's staff in developing positions on issues that can affect SRP's resources, operations and finances, aids in processing, formulating and securing agreement on public policy within SRP.
  • Provides information to identified audiences about emerging issues, threats and opportunities for SRP, to include changing business conditions, technologies, markets, regulatory or political environments, or changing entrants to the business.
  • Designs, assists and coordinates SRP strategic responses to current and emerging issues.
  • Prepares, analyses, interprets and presents technical reports to management orally or in writing.
  • Participates in and/or leads efforts of internal policy, resources and technical teams.


Experience

Promotion to Level 2 requires a minimum of two years experience at Level 1; demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor. Promotion to Senior Level requires a minimum of three years experience at Level 2; is fully competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such would be recognized as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities.

For Senior Level: Minimum five years utility-related experience in planning, environmental affairs, public affairs or finance preferred. Must be highly specialized in the area of utility regulation, economics and operations, especially as it relates to climate change, reregulation, rate structures and utility financing requirements.


Education

Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Hybrid Workplace

SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

To promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers, and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Work Authorization

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.

Benefits
  • Pension Plan (at no cost to the employee)
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Available your first day: Medical, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Over 200+ hours of PTO (includes vacation days, holidays, floating holidays, and sick leave)
  • Parental leave (up to 4 weeks) and adoption assistance
  • Wellness programs (including access to a recreation and fitness facility)
  • Short and long-term disability plans
  • Tuition assistance for both undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 10 Employee Resource Groups for career development, community service, and networking

Salt River Project At A Glance

Welcome to SRP, where our roots connect us to the vibrant communities we serve. For more than a hundred years, we have delivered essential water and power services to the Phoenix metropolitan area. We’ve built lasting relationships and deep connections with our customers. Their satisfaction is the main focus of our mission. Beyond our history, SRP has a bright future in the Valley of the Sun, thanks to the dedication of our employees, who are the heart and soul of the company. Our commitment to innovation and cutting-edge technology will be key to continued success in our second century in business. Explore diverse career opportunities in engineering, finance, IT, cybersecurity and more. Join us in powering a future that's both tradition-rich and forward-thinking. Let's shape this exciting journey together.
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