We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities
are encouraged to apply.
This position will be located either in San Dimas, CA or Rancho Cordova, CA.
Golden State Water Company is one of the largest investor-owned water utilities in the United States. We have been all about water for more than 80 years. Our team of professionals delivers reliable, quality water and great service to customers in 75 communities across California.
The Public Policy and Government Affairs Manager performs professional-level work in the development, coordination and implementation of Golden State Water Company’s (“GSWC” or “Company”) public policy and government affairs program. The Manager represents GSWC’s interests with various Federal, State and local leaders, and advocates on behalf of GSWC with government agencies and officials. The Manager monitors Federal and State legislative, regulatory and public policy priorities, and briefs and recommends actions to executives on the implications of these activities for GSWC. The Manager coordinates with GSWC’s outside lobbyists and communication consultants to further the public policy objectives, and maintains overall responsibility for implementation of GSWC’s public policy and government affairs strategy.
The Manager reports to the Senior Vice President, Regulated Water Utility, and works closely with the executive leaders and managers across GSWC. The Manager works in an environment that includes sensitive and confidential data and information; therefore, the Manager must have the ability to achieve policy objectives related to furthering the goals of GSWC in a manner that meets all regulatory and Company requirements for confidentiality of sensitive information. The incumbent in this position must work independently, exercise initiative and judgment in the performance of a broad range of responsibilities, including the ability to communicate with a diverse group of employees, executives and external consultants to meet the Company’s public policy objectives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualities of a Successful Public Policy and Governmental Affairs Manager:
NOTE: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with special needs to perform the essential functions.
May include but not limited to standing, climbing, walking, lifting, bending, pulling and/or pushing, grasping, reaching, stooping and crouching, sitting, typing, walking, reading, writing, color determination, speaking and listening for extended periods of time.
The responsibilities of this position will involve access to information that may be considered confidential, private and sensitive. Therefore, the individual filling this position will be required to both allow and pass a background check.
Golden State Water Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colors, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.