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Arizona Public Service Director, Rates and Utility Rate Strategy in United States

Responsibilities As part of the APS team, you are important to the success and future of our organization. You can be a part of a unique industry and work with us to provide reliable service, our community can count on us for safe, clean and reliable energy. APS, Arizona’s largest and longest-serving electric company, has announced a goal to deliver 100 percent clean, carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050. This is the boldest clean-energy goal of any Arizona electric company, and one of the most ambitious nationwide. At APS, we believe in creating a workplace where belonging matters. Inclusion at APS, is embracing the perspective that each employee brings to work every day across our enterprise. TheDirector Rates and Utility Rate Strategydirects the development and execution of all utility rate, pricing and cost-of-service strategies and initiatives, including developing transmission rates for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and directing retail rate cases before the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC). Interfaces with all enterprise business units regarding cost of service analyses and cost recovery strategies, rate-related strategies and tariff development, implementation and administration. Directs research and analyses needed to administer and develop cost of service, rates, tariffs and rate-related mechanisms to address regulatory needs and requirements. Directs and prepares studies and analyses regarding rate and rate-related strategy and the coordination of such strategies with corporate strategic plans and initiatives. Also directs the development of coordinated regulatory strategic plans for the enterprise. Represents APS/PNW nationally by establishing, leading and participating in industry forums to further national rate redesign efforts. Defines and oversees complex analysis in support of national rate redesign including APS case studies and the publication of articles on relevant rate topics. Counsels and advises other electric utilities both locally and nationally on rate design issues. Minimum Requirements * Bachelor's degree (MS/MA preferred) in economics, business, finance, accounting, engineering AND ten (10) years of directly related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. * Five (5) years experience in a leadership role with proven ability to develop and manage high performing teams. * In-depth knowledge of the electric utility industry and associated regulatory / legislative issues. Excellent business, project leadership, problem solving, and people management skills, * Effective communication demonstrated through written communications and presentations skills. * Strong process improvement focus. * Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet. ## Export Compliance/EEO This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws"). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person. Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Pinnacle West") maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law. For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace. Job ID: 20210288 Location: Phoenix Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular
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