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JOB TITLE: Utilities Analyst (RPU, Finance/Rates)

AGENCY: City of Riverside

LOCATION: Riverside, CA


SALARY RANGE:  $69,720.00 to $93,348.00

The City of Riverside, Public Utilities Department (RPU) is accepting applications for the position of Utilities Analyst to fill one (1) vacancy in the Finance / Rates Division. The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.

Under general supervision, the Utility Analyst will perform professional and technical administrative and analytical support; to assist in the preparation of the departmental budget; to conduct a variety of analysis; to perform responsible and technical tasks in the development and application of functions specific to departmental operations and procedures; the Utility Analyst will manage an effective legislative outreach program; to coordinate action on all legislative and regulatory matters that may impact the City's interest including, but not limited to, energy, water and telecommunications; and to do related work as required.

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Analyze specific job tasks and apply or supervise application of standards to jobs.
  • Forecast staffing requirements and determine availability of staffing, material, and equipment to accomplish work.
  • Analyze job costs and performance data for cost and staffing control.
  • Perform research and statistical analysis on administrative, fiscal and operational problems; recommend appropriate actions based on analysis.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of new and revised programs, systems, procedures and methods of operation.
  • Assist in the development of goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate work projects with staff, vendors and customers.
  • Analyze and respond to complaints and requests for information from internal and external sources; determine appropriate corrective action.
  • Recommend positions and strategies in response to legislative and regulatory issues at the state and federal level.
  • Analyze, evaluate and monitor legislation including making policy recommendations and preparing appropriate reports and correspondence.
  • Serve as the Department's liaison to elected representatives and their staff, trade associations, regulatory agencies, other utilities and business groups.
  • Advocate and represent the Department's interests at meetings.
  • Form cooperative coalitions and strategic partnerships with other organizations; conduct special projects. 
  • Identify and document any required modifications to computer applications.
  • Use maps and check as-built maps for accuracy.
Position: UTILITIES ANALYST (RPU, Finance/Rates)
Organization: City of Riverside
Location: Riverside,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 4/11/2023
Date Posted: 4/12/2023
  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major work in public or business administration or a closely related field. Two years of professional experience may substitute for two years of the required education on a year-for-year basis.
  • A range of 0-3 years of experience of professional administrative experience. A master's degree may substitute for one year of experience. 
Highly Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience working with electric or water utility rates
  • Statistical or financial analysis and forecasting
  • Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Budget preparation and monitoring
  • Degree in accounting, finance, statistics, economics or business administration
Necessary Special Requirement: 
  • Possession of an appropriate, valid class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
Status: This listing expires on: 6/11/2023
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Organization Information
City of Riverside
3900 Main Street

Riverside,  CA 92501
United States
(951) 529-9935
Kathy Oviedo