Closing Date: 18th February, 2023
Description:The Commercial, Fair Business & Child Support section is recruiting for an attorney to represent the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA). The attorney filling this position will act as counsel for the RCA. The RCA is charged with regulating public utilities in the State of Alaska. The attorney in this position will be assigned primarily to 1) assist in providing legal advice to the commission on all matters under its jurisdiction, both in public meetings and in adjudications; 2) review the commission's orders for compliance with legal requirements; 3) assist in defending RCA orders on appeal and representing the RCA in court as may be required; 4) assist and advise the RCA in drafting regulations and in completing the legal review of regulations adopted by the RCA; and 5) assist in drafting or monitoring legislation related to the RCA or public utility regulation. The attorney may also provide advice and representation to other state agencies or boards served by the section.
Prior experience in administrative adjudications, utilities regulation and ratemaking is highly desirable but not required. Strong writing and analytical skills are important, as well as, the ability to work closely with agency clients.
Individuals who would like additional information about the positions may contact Rebecca Hattan, Supervising Attorney for the CFBCS section, at (907) 465-3600; email Rebecca.Hattan@alaska.gov.
Benefits & CompensationState Benefits Package
- Health benefits (including dental and vision), life insurance and voluntary supplemental benefits
- Generous leave accrual
- 11 paid holidays
- A variety of retirement plans
- Potential eligibility for student loan forgiveness through the Public Loan Forgiveness Program.
- 37.5-hour workweek
- Eligibility for part-time teleworking, alternate workweek, or a flex schedule after an initial training period.
The table below gives an estimate of compensation based on a combination of judicial clerking and licensed legal experience. The compensated listed in the table represents the base pay. Several locations around Alaska has geographical pay differences. Upon a job offer, you would receive a firm salary quote based on location of position and qualifying experience. Attorneys are eligible to promote from Attorney 1 through 4 with service and acceptable job performance.