Government of Alberta Market Policy Analyst (PS3) Full Time in Calgary, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Calgary AB CA

Market Policy Analyst (PS3)
Calgary, AB

The successful candidate must have experience in energy utility market policy, market analysis and regulatory interventions….

The Office of the Utilities Consumer Advocate (UCA) represents the interests of electricity and natural gas (residential, farm and small business) consumers in Alberta. The UCA works to ensure Alberta utility consumers have the information, representation and protection they need in Alberta’s restructured electricity and natural gas markets.

Discover your potential in the Utilities Consumer Advocate (UCA) unit! Strive for excellence and join our team that is responsible for advocating for utility consumers as well as keeping the marketplace safe, and consumers and small businesses informed.

Reporting to the Manager, Market Policy & Analysis, Market Policy Analyst will be responsible for economic, technical and policy research and analysis on assigned matters related to rate regulation, facilities regulation or market regulation. You will also assist in preparing the UCA’s evidence on regulatory policy matters, supporting technical witnesses in regulatory proceedings and representing the UCA on external stakeholder consultations related to complex regulatory policy matters. This positon will also be responsible for assisting the senior analysts in undertaking complex economic, technical or policy research and analysis on market policy research.

The successful candidate must have experience in energy utility market policy, market analysis and regulatory interventions. You must possess a strong knowledge and understanding of the legislations, regulations, programs, policies, practices and precedents governing utility operations in Alberta. Your demonstrated strong analytical skills and ability to build strong working relationships with stakeholders and clients are critical in advancing the UCA’s mandate.


A university degree in Law, Economics, Business, Accounting, Engineering or equivalent, combined with two years of utility regulatory intervention or regulatory and utility operations is required. Experience as a witness in regulatory proceedings is considered an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.

For individuals who have obtained related educational credentials from outside Canada, it is strongly recommended that you obtain an evaluation of your credentials from a Canadian educational credential assessment service. If you have already completed such an assessment, please include the certificate of assessment as part of your application. If you have not done so, please use the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) to have your credentials evaluated. Further information on IQAS is available at: http://work.alberta.ca/Immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html Please note that, in some cases, an offer of employment cannot be made until this assessment is complete.


$ 2,588.03 – $ 3,394.66 bi-weekly ($65,548 – $88,601 annually)


As we are currently recruiting for three positons on this team, this competition may be used to fill other vacancies (please refer to two other UCA job postings).

This is a Temporary position for one year, with the possibility of an extension.

Secondments will be considered.

This position is located in Calgary, AB.

How to Apply

Please submit your application online at https://www.jobs.alberta.ca/. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Ensure you quote the Job ID number and save using the following naming convention (Last name, First initial_Job ID Number). Applicants who apply online will receive an automated confirmation their resume has been received.

If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please contact Ashley Mondor at (780) 415-6163.

Position Profile

To learn more about the requirements of the job, click here: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/jobs/positionprofile/pp1045626.htm

Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-10-29
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