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    If you are ready to begin your new career or are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than a top ranked agency in the federal government? We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals here at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where we are ranked number one among mid-size agencies in the Best Places to Work in the federal government rankings!

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    Responsibilities

    Our employees gain valuable work experience that provides them with the career boost that they are seeking. We need people like you to help us move the industry forward and continue to shape the future of energy policy. Join us and help make a difference! The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's role is to oversee various aspects of the energy industry, including transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. We also analyze proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines and license hydropower projects. To help support the modernization of the electric system here in the U.S., we are focusing on issues associated with a smarter grid. 

    This position is located in the Office of External Affairs. The Supervisory Congressional Affairs Specialist serves as the Director of the Government Affairs Division and is fully responsible for planning, coordinating and managing the Commission's congressional and intergovernmental programs nationwide. Serves as a principal adviser and policy analyst for the FERC Chairman, Comission and its senior staff with respect to guiding FERC's multi-million dollar budget request and legislative program through the congressional authorizing and appropriations process.

    Major Duties for the Supervisory Congressional Affairs Specialist:

    • Plans, designs, executes and directs the Division's liaison programs
    • Principal adviser to the Commission with respect to the congressional legislative and budget processes
    • Serves as the Commission's official representative and provides authoritative, on-the-spot assistance to congressional members during congressional legislative activities relating to FERC's budget, programs, or regulatory mission
    • Serves as supervisor to the Government Affairs Division
    • Works to ensure effective and harmonious relations are developed/ maintained with the Congress, federal, state and local governments

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/568685200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.