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    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil, and electricity. FERC also regulates natural gas and hydropower projects. As part of our goal, we are seeking highly skilled individuals to assist in carrying out the mission of this agency. Join the team and help solve the challenges of managing today's energy markets and set policy direction for the energy industry at large.

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    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is looking for an experienced senior level executive to serve as the Director, Division of Electric Power Regulation-West, Office of Energy Market Regulation. The Division Director is responsible for managing staff which analyzes filings and applications involving the interstate sale for resale or transmission of electric energy in the Western region. The Director acts on submittals under delegated authority and provides expert advice to the Commission on filings, initial decisions, rehearings, complaints, and requests for declaratory orders. Reviews and analyzes Regional Transmission Organization (RTO)/Independent System Operator (ISO) proposals or proposals for the formation of other regional transmission entities. Reviews and analyzes electric market-based rate applications and corporate applications from public utilities, including filings under sections 203 and 204 of the Federal Power Act as well as interlocking directorate applications. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission assists consumers in obtaining reliable, efficient and sustainable energy services at a reasonable cost through appropriate regulatory and market means.

    Major Duties:

    --Serves as the Director of the Division of Electric Power Regulation-West (DEPR-West) with the primary responsibility for the supervision and management of the Division.

    --Provides vision and leadership in the development and execution of overall policies, programs, and issues associated with the Commission's jurisdiction over electric markets in the region, and over the Commission's corporate and electric market-based rate programs nationally. These activities relate to markets, tariffs, and rates.

    --Manages division staff in a manner that exemplifies and promotes five leadership behaviors: communication, setting direction, implementation and achievement, fostering and promoting teamwork and building trust and commitment.

    FERC has a certified SES Performance Appraisal System. The salary range for each SES position is determined by the level of responsibility and duties of the incumbent.

    In 2018, FERC was ranked by Bestplacestowork.org as the #2 mid-size agency in the Federal Government among mid-sized agencies. It is also ranked as the #1 mid-sized agency in Work-Life balance, Teamwork, Senior Leaders, and Training and Development. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals. Begin your new career by joining a team that will let you make a difference.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522621700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.