Dominion Energy Public Policy Specialist in RICHMOND, Virginia

Public Policy Specialist

Date:May 10, 2018

Location:RICHMOND, VA, US, 23219

Company:Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy, with a portfolio of approximately 25,700 megawatts of generation, 14,400 miles of natural gas transmission, gathering and storage pipeline, and 6,500 miles of electric transmission lines. Dominion Energy operates one of the nation's largest natural gas storage systems with 1 trillion cubic feet of storage capacity and serves more than 6 million utility and retail energy customers.

Our company is built on a proud legacy of public service, innovation and community involvement. In addition to our core energy production, transportation and storage businesses, we invest in communities where we live and work and by practicing responsible environmental stewardship wherever we operate.

Diversity is linked to every aspect of our business to include how we attract, develop and retain our future talent. An inclusive environment encourages the coming together of different talents, thoughts and energies. The company’s commitment to employing military veterans through the Troops to Energy Jobs program is one way we are able to ensure workforce diversity.

Job Summary

Assists Public Policy senior leadership with research, outreach, and strategy, to validate company initiatives and/or strategies related to regulation and corporate affairs. Manages local and community outreach and necessary reporting to support major projects. Recommends regulatory and/or legislative strategies to company senior management. Represents the company and makes presentations at local or state-level meetings of public bodies, trade associations, consumer groups, or nonprofit organizations. Develops and implements grassroots, advocacy, or outreach strategies. This work may be associated with, but is not limited to, legislative and regulatory initiatives, capital projects, permitting activities, and strategy development. Leads research, design, and composition of documentation in major areas of energy public policy, such as regional transmission organizations, gas or electric coordination, renewable energy policy, or electric system hardening and modernization.Monitors and researches legislative hearings and trends nationwide and analyzes how they may influence Dominion Energy's strategy. Provides lobbyists and senior leaders with summaries of relevant information and writes statements and testimonies for use in public settings. Assists or leads other government, public policy, or regulatory affairs efforts as needed. May serve as mentor for other staff members. May represent the company in both internal and external meetings on various public policy topics.

Some travel, primarily in Virginia is required. This position is based in Richmond, Virginia.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Bachelor Degree - Business Administration,Communications,Public Relations,Government,Marketing or related field or equivalent experience plus related experience and knowledge of government and public policy. At least 10 years of experience working either in the public sector, working with a public utilities commission, working in a corporate external affairs department, or working with a public policy/regulatory department. Evidence of community involvement and leadership. Ability to work and develop rapport with all levels of management and staff. Strong team building skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including interpersonal, facilitation, and presentation capabilities. Ability to manage multiple priorities across multiple states and business units.

Education Requirements

Bachelors - Business Administration,Communications,Public Relations,Government,Marketing or related field or equivalent experience.

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Travel Up to 25%

Test Description

No Testing Required

Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law. Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.

Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.

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Nearest Major Market:RichmondJob Segment:Pipeline, Public Policy, Research, Energy, Government