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Economic Analyst IV

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jun 16, 2022
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1813

Job Requisition ID:  17040

Agency:  Illinois Commerce Commission
Closing Date/Time:  July 1, 2022
Salary:  $6,294 - $9,558 monthly
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time
County:  Sangamon
Number of Vacancies:  2
Plan/BU:  RC 63 paygrade 23

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

Colette Smith

217-557-4206

Colette.Smith@illinois.gov

527 E. Capitol Ave. Springfield, IL 62701.

 

Posting Identification #

  17040

Job Responsibilities

 Under administrative direction, reviews and analyzes economic policy issues in the electric and natural gas industries; provides expert economic policy advice to the Commission. Acts as project leader in carrying out a research agenda, including conducting and supervising research into and economic analysis of the gas and electric industries. Reviews non-docketed filings and prepares and supervises preparation of economic policy issue disposition recommendations for the Commission. Monitors, reviews and analyzes utility and other party filings in docketed Commission cases; identifies and initiates discovery to support research into, economic policy issues; prepares, files, and supervises preparation and filing of expert witness testimony setting forth opinions and positions on those issues and recommending modifications, as appropriate; develops and supervises development of technical cross examination questions for adverse witnesses in Commission proceedings; assists in preparation of Staff pleadings; serves as case manager in contested Commission proceedings. Serves as advisor to ALJ’s and Commissioners. Prepares and supervises preparation or written comments to various governmental entities. Prepares and supervises preparation of economic policy analysis of state and federal legislation. Assists with the supervision, training, and development of less experienced Policy Program staff. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Requires a master’s degree in economics, finance, public policy, or other closely related field and one year of relevant regulatory or utility experience. Significant additional experience may substitute for the advanced degree requirement. Post-master’s graduate work in a relevant field may substitute for part or all of the experience requirement. Superior oral and written English communication skills; and extensive knowledge of the personal computer and its related software programs and applications.

Education Degree

Requires a master’s degree in economics, finance, public policy, or other closely related field and one year of relevant regulatory or utility experience. Significant additional experience may substitute for the advanced degree requirement. Post-master’s graduate work in a relevant field may substitute for part or all of the experience requirement

Education Major

Requires a master’s degree in economics, finance, public policy, or other closely related field

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  
Work Location: 527 E. Capitol Ave. Springfield, IL 62701  
Agency Contact:

Colette Smith

Email: colette.smith@illinois.gov

Phone #:217-557-4206

 

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

Please submit application via email to: Colette.Smith@illinois.gov TO APPLY: current state employees submit a Position Vacancy Bid Form, a current CMS-100 and a writing sample; all other candidates submit cover letter and resume, CMS-100, college transcripts, a writing sample, and proof of any Veteran status claimed to: Human Resources Department, Illinois Commerce Commission, 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62701. Questions may be referred to Colette Smith at 217-557-4206 or colette.smith@illinois.gov.

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.