Closing Date: 24th November, 2023
Ameren is a leader in the energy industry, and our transformation toward more clean, renewable energy is also transforming other industries and infrastructure in our communities. As a regional company serving local customers, we not only serve our a part of them. This isn't just a job. At Ameren, we invest in you, so you can power the quality of life you want.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is one of the core values that guides us in everything we do. We are committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that brings diverse perspectives to every area of our business.
Our Benefits Include:
- Medical coverage on date of hire
- 100% employer paid cash balance pension plan
- 401(k) with company match fully vested on date of hire
- Minimum of 15 days paid vacation and 12 paid holidays
- Paid parental leave and family caregiver leave
About Ameren Missouri
Ameren Missouri has been providing electric and gas service for more than 100 years, and our electric rates are among the lowest in the nation. Ameren Missouri's mission is to power the quality of life for our 1.2 million electric and 132,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern Missouri. Our service area covers 64 counties and more than 500 communities including the greater St. Louis area.
Corporate Counsel (Regulatory) (XA2131)
About the Position:
Ameren Missouri is seeking an experienced regulatory attorney to assist Ameren regulated subsidiaries in matters concerning utility regulation, primarily state regulatory matters in Missouri. This position requires the ability to work relatively independently and to offer competent counsel in matters concerning utility regulation. The person selected will join a team that works together to address a high volume of legal and regulatory matters in the state of Missouri, and is dedicated to achieving successful resolutions to these matters.
Key Responsibilities include:
- Represent Ameren subsidiaries in administrative dockets before the Missouri Public Service Commission ("MPSC") and other administrative agencies;
- Support internal clients concerning rate cases pending before the MPSC;
- Counsel clients concerning legal matters affecting regulated utility operations in Missouri;
- Supervise and manage outside consultants and attorneys;
- Represent Ameren subsidiaries in negotiated proceedings;
- Represent Ameren subsidiaries in matters concerning local government ordinances and regulations; and
- Support Ameren subsidiaries in assessing legal risks concerning proposed or pending legislation or regulations.
Juris Doctorate Degree (J.D.) from an accredited law school required. Five or more years of experience in litigation or state utility regulatory advocacy in private practice, corporate legal department or related government agency required. Experience related to government and administrative matters is preferred. Candidate must be admitted to practice in a U.S. jurisdiction. Licensure in Missouri preferred. If not, successful candidate will be required to obtain a general license to practice in Missouri or alternatively, obtain an in-house certificate authorizing practice on behalf of Ameren and its subsidiaries.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
Strong organizational, time management, oral advocacy and written communication skills. The Candidate must be proficient and possess diligence to advance matters including docketed proceedings independently, as well as strong interpersonal skills to work effectively in a diverse team. Experience in handling accounting matters related to regulation and rates, rate cases generally, rate design matters, energy efficiency dockets, and/or transmission siting proceedings would be valued. The Candidate should demonstrate agility and organizational skills to manage numerous and sometimes competing responsibilities of varying urgency and criticality within a fast-paced work environment. Proficiency in legal research, Lexis or Westlaw and other applicable research services and the following Ameren competencies: Think Customer, Inspire and Engage, Foster Innovation, Drive Results, Champion Learning, Build Trust, and Be Strategic.
Ameren's selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.
If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date: Friday November 24, 2023
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.