As the Executive Assistant to Commissioner O’Connor, you will provide administrative assistance to the Commissioner and the Commissioner’s Policy Advisor. This position is a political appointee reporting directly to an elected official. Although this is a full-time (40 hours) position, we may consider a reduced schedule and/or partial telework options.
You will serve as the Commissioner’s ombudsman to the public, communicating with constituents, elected officials and executives of regulated entities. You will sometimes be working with sensitive information and will be expected to exercise absolute discretion in the handling of that information. You are also responsible for the administrative activities of the Commissioner’s Office, including organizing agenda materials, coordinating travel and expense reimbursements, maintaining his calendar, monitoring WebEx emails from the public, and other executive assistant tasks. Excellent organizational skills are needed to manage the high volume of filings distributed to the Office each day.
• Knowledge of Corporation Commission functions and organization
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to juggle many tasks simultaneously and manage a large workload
• Excellent PC skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
• Ability to exercise sound independent judgment and work collaboratively with others
• High level of knowledge concerning administration, organization, budgeting and expenditure processes
• Willingness to learn and understand policy issues associated with regulating the water, energy, telecom, natural gas and securities industries
• Ability to update webpages and social media helpful
• High level of motivation and a commitment to excellence in your job performance
Any offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background/reference check and confirmation of any degrees/certifications.
A.R.S. Section 40-101 prohibits Commission employees from having certain interests in entities that the Commission regulates. Applicants shall be required to disclose any interests they may have in the regulated entities during the application process, and as a condition of employment, to divest themselves of any prohibited interests.
- Excellent comprehensive benefits, including a top-ranked retirement plan, low-cost health coverage, supplemental policies such as vision and short-term disability, and generous paid vacation and sick leave programs
- Career and personal development support; multiple training and education opportunities and resources; qualifying Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer
- Interesting, challenging work in a public sector environment with the chance to make a real difference in our state
- We are an Equal Employment Opportunity agency and a recognized Arizona Veteran Supportive Employer.
For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page
This position participates in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
If you have any questions, please feel free to email HumanResources@azcc.gov for assistance.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.
The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.