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Posted: Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:07 AM


The Policy Director has the responsibility to research, analyze and advise on issues affecting WPUDA and itsmembers. The Policy Director will coordinate work with allied organizations to protect and advance the interests of WPUDA.

Advises the Executive Director on state, regional and federal energy, water and telecommunications policies that affect WPUDA members.
Reviews and provides analysis on proposed state and federal legislation on energy, water, telecommunications, and other issues affecting PUDs.
Reviews and provides analysis on federal and state executive actions and regulations affecting PUDs
Supports WPUDA development of positions on legislation and executive actions based on cooperation and consensus within WPUDA.
Prepares technical and statistical reports.
Reports on issues to various WPUDA committees and to the Board of Directors.
Provide the Association membership with resource services - such as consultation on technical issues, organizing and moderating workshops, disseminating pertinent energy, water and telecommunications issue information, etc.
Attends a variety of technical and policy meetings on behalf of WPUDA.
Serves as key staff to WPUDA committees as designated by the Executive Director.
Provides information for use by WPUDA in its publications and other communications.
Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Job Requirements


Experience within or knowledge of the electric, water and/or telecommunications industry, the state legislative process and northwest utility issues. A bachelor’s degree in economics, political science, public administration, engineering or equivalent field from an accredited college or university is required. An advanced degree or additional equivalent experience is highly desirable.

Effective communication, both verbal and written; analyzing and interpreting complex written documents;using analytical tools; research; persuasion and negotiating; self-motivation and good judgment. Leading and participating in industry work groups and developing informational materials. Working with a governing board in a public setting. Timely preparation of materials and able to meet strict deadlines.

Email Address:
Phone: 360-741-2677
Fax: 360-741-2686

• Location: Olympia

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