Legislative DirectorMissouri Public Service Commission
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; organizing and participating in
Commission outreach and public relations activities; attending local public hearings; establishing
and maintaining relationships with rural electric cooperatives, city governments and county
commissions; and representing the Commission at special events. Some statewide travel is
required, including overnight.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree and experience in one or more of the following
fields - accounting, economics, finance, 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. A Master’s degree and experience in utility regulation is preferred.
Graduate work in the specified educational areas or in the study of law may be substituted on a
year-for-year basis for the required experience.
Starting annual salary range is $50,000 – $70,000 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 by September 8, 2017 to the MO Public
Service Commission, Reference Number AD040817, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, MO 65102
or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information please visit http://psc.mo.gov/General/Career_Opportunities.
“An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V”