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Missouri Public Service Commission

PO Box 360
Jefferson City , MO

LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR

Missouri Public Service Commission
Jefferson City, MO Full-time
Posted on July 25, 2018

MISSOURI PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
JOB OPPORTUNITY
Legislative Director
The Missouri Public Service Commission is seeking a responsible professional to coordinate
and direct legislative affairs.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: representing the Commission before the
legislature, industry-related organizations and other government agencies; developing and
implementing strategies to accomplish the Commission’s legislative and budgetary goals;
establishing and maintaining strong relationships with legislators, stakeholders, other
policymakers and their staff; monitoring, analyzing and reporting on state and federal legislation
affecting the Commission, Commission–regulated utilities and legislation on topics that may
become issues before the Commission; coordinating and participating in testimony before
legislative committees; coordinating the Commission’s response to legislative requests; and
corresponding with individual legislators.
Other duties include, but are not limited to: maintaining a working knowledge of utility
regulation; participating in policy development and research; attending the Commission’s
regular agenda meetings and local public hearings; establishing and maintaining relationships
with rural electric cooperatives, city governments and county commissions; and representing the
Commission at special events. This position will require irregular hours, evening and weekend
work as well as statewide travel, including overnight.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and experience in one or more of the following
fields – political science, engineering/utility operations, law or public policy; and two years of
experience as a lobbyist, legislative liaison, or in a position involving Missouri legislative affairs
is required. Advanced degree preferred. Experience in utility regulation and legislation is
preferred. Graduate work in the specified educational areas may be substituted on a year-foryear
basis for the required experience.
Starting annual salary range is $50,000 – $75,000 with a potential increase at the end of a
successful probationary period. To be considered for this position, please submit an
application, a resume, a copy of each transcript from all colleges/universities attended, a
technical writing sample, and professional references to the MO Public Service Commission,
Reference Number AD040718, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, MO 65102 or via e-mail to
pscjobs@psc.mo.gov. This position will remain open until filled. For additional information
please visit http://psc.mo.gov/General/Career_Opportunities.
“An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V”