CEA C - Chief Administrative Law Judge, Public Utilities Commission $12,329.00 - $16,000.00 C
Sacramento or San Francisco County
Department Information The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulates services and utilities, protects consumers, safeguards the environment, and assures Californians' access to safe and reliable utility infrastructure and services. The essential services regulated include electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies.
Department Website: http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/
Job Description And Duties
The Chief Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), under the general direction of the President, reports to and serves at the pleasure of the Commissioners. The Chief ALJ is responsible for all managerial and supervisorial functions of the ALJ Division and shall plan, organize, direct staffing efforts, and control the work of the ALJ Division to ensure that policies, functions, and objectives of the CPUC are met. Under the leadership, management and direction of the Chief ALJ, the Division is responsible for processing all formal proceedings that come before the California Public Utilities Commission. The ALJ Division includes: eight Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judges; approximately 50 ALJs; the Hearing Reporter Branch, led by a Chief Hearing Reporter; and four support units, each led by an SSM I or SSM II: Agenda, Intervenor Compensation and Budgets, Proceedings Support, and Records Management.
Final Filing Date: 5/25/2023
Required Application Package Documents
The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Resume is required and must be included.
Statement of Qualifications - (SOQ) is a narrative discussion regarding how the applicant’s education, training, experience, and skill meet the Desirable Qualifications for the position. The SOQ responses are also evaluated for writing ability. In your SOQ, address how you possess each Desirable Qualification using specific examples of your education, training and experience. This will be the only tool used for determining your final score and rank on the eligibility list for this position. Please address and number the Desirable Qualification section. The SOQ must be typed, single-space, in size 11-point font or larger, and no more than three (3) pages in length. Applicants who do not follow these requirements may be disqualified from the examination. Cover letters and resumes do not take the place of SOQs.
Experience developing and implementing programs and staffing aligned with an organization's core values, including diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as promoting a collaborative work culture.
Demonstrated ability to collaboratively develop and implement change management for the accomplishment of strategic goals and objectives, innovations and improvements that maximize employee and program performance.
Demonstrated ability to create a clear vision, set goals and expectations, motivate at all levels, and exercise sound judgment in developing and managing a team or division to ensure that the policies, functions, and objectives of an organization are met.
Demonstrated experience in a judicial or administrative system, such as an intern, clerk, attorney, or judicial officer.
Knowledge of public utility regulation and laws governing and impacting entities regulated by the CPUC or the practices and rules governing other similar regulatory agencies.
The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulates privately owned telecommunications, electric, natural gas, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies. For more than 100 years, the CPUC has worked to protect consumers and ensure the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy. The CPUC is comprised of more than 1300 employees that serve the state of California. We employ analysts, engineers, attorneys, Administrative Law Judges, managers, consumer advocates, and more.