Public Service, Department of
Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, competitive or 55-b/c service as a Utility Analyst 1, Grade 18; OR current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, competitive or 55-b/c service in a qualifying title and eligible for transfer** under section 70.1 or 70.4 of the Civil Service Law.
Candidates who are currently 55-b/c eligible and possess a bachelor’s degree or higher are encouraged to apply. If interested in this position and applying using your 55-b/c status, please provide a copy of your current 55-b/c eligibility letter.
Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) List:
Candidates on the Public Administration Traineeship Transition (PATT) eligible list have been canvassed and do not need to apply to this posting.
Professional Career Opportunities (PCO) List:
On the General portion of the PCO list, currently only candidates with a score of 100 or above are reachable. These candidates, as well as those on the appropriate Select PCO list, have been canvassed and do not need to apply to this posting.
Note: If you are a current New York State employee on the eligible list and not reachable, you may be eligible for transfer**
Successful completion of the two-year traineeship leads to appointment as a Utility Analyst 1, Grade 18.
**Candidates are encouraged to access GOT-IT on the Civil Service website (www.cs.ny.gov) to determine transfer eligibility.
The Utility Analyst 1, Grade 18, will work in the Gas System Performance and Reliability Section of the Office of Energy System Planning and Performance (ESPP), and under general supervision, will perform duties that include, but are not limited to:
Tracking, maintaining, and analyzing gas commodity data including storage inventory projections at the State and federal level.
Monitoring, compiling, and upholding Heating Degree Day information for regions across the state to inform strategic planning analyses.
Reviewing and evaluating gas utility operational flow orders and related notices.
Tracking compliance of gas-interruptible customers and utility demand response programs.
Assisting in the development of plans to conduct and oversee the management and operational audits of utilities.
Participating in utility rate proceedings, analyzing company submittals, and preparing testimony related to gas supply data and natural gas utility long-term planning.
About the Department:
The primary mission of the New York State Department of Public Service (DPS or Department) is to ensure affordable, safe, secure, and reliable access to electric, gas, steam, telecommunications, and water services for New York State’s residential and business consumers, at just and reasonable rates, while protecting the natural environment. The Department also seeks to stimulate effective competitive markets for clean, renewable, and distributed energy resources that benefit New York consumers, as well as product and service innovations.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The Department of Public Service is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting the Designee for Reasonable Accommodations (DRA) and Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator which can be found under the Accessibility Link on the Department’s webpage at https://dps.ny.gov.