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Principal Admin Analyst II-Origination & Power Supply - SFPUC - Power Enterprise (1825) (140000)

Recruitment: RTF0139999-01155540

Published: December 28, 2023


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Department: Public Utilities Commission
Job class: 1825-Principal Administrative Analyst II
Salary range: $146,952.00 - $192,478.00
Role type: Temporary Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time


The division will use this candidate pool to fill multiple 1825 positions within Power. 

Re-opening to broaden the candidate pool. 

  • Application Opening: 12/6/2023 
  • Application Filing Deadline: 1/05/2024 (Re-opened 12/28/2023 to extend through 1/5/2024)
  • Annual Salary: $143,728 - $174,798
  • Recruitment ID:  RTF0139999-01155540

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt: This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. The duration of the appointment shall not exceed 36 months.

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
Headquartered in San Francisco, we have 2,300 employees operating across eight counties serving more than 2.7 million customers in the San Francisco Bay Area – 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

Our Mission: To provide our customers with high quality, efficient, and reliable water, power, and wastewater services in a manner that values environmental and community interests and sustains the resources entrusted to our care.

Our Vision: We are an innovative utility leader, recognized for excellent results in service, safety, stewardship, and inclusiveness.

We are an award-winning and industry-leading utilities organization committed to our customers, community interests, and the environment. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at

We are proud of our infrastructure and programs, but most importantly, we value our highly qualified and dedicated workforce which ensures that this vision becomes a reality.

To learn more about working at the SFPUC, visit our career site at

Role description

Project Name: Integrated Resource Planning, Reporting and Compliance Project      

Under administrative   direction of the Manager V, Director of Origination and Power Supply, will perform a range of analytical tasks for various regulatory compliance projects and planning activities.   The financial impact of the work performed by incumbents in this position is significant, potentially involving billions of dollars.                                                                                                                                                                          

Essential Functions:

  • This position will be responsible for working with other Power Enterprise groups to plan, develop, perform, and direct work involving extremely complex economic and/or financial analysis including finance and forecast modeling, and cost/benefit analysis, for senior management. Determines appropriate methodology and performs difficult financial analyses, including financial forecasting, revenue and/or expense projections, and evaluation of financing alternatives utilizing specialized analytical software to produce complex analysis or data; makes written and oral recommendations on difficult administrative and fiscal issues, as well as compile relevant operating data to determine the status of compliance with existing and proposed regulatory   requirements.  
  • The position will direct staff, who will be responsible for the completion of regulatory compliance templates, populating with the appropriate data and working closely with the City Attorney's Office, draft memos, comments, testimony, and other narrative   to support filing requirements and policy positions.  
  • This position will work independently, research, analyze, forecast and makes policy recommendations on unique special projects with significant financial impact or highly visible regulatory issues including energy policies, practices, and procedures; may direct mission-critical regulatory or operational activities; responds to informational requests, including those of a highly sensitive nature, and may represent the department to the Mayor's Office, Board of Supervisors, Controller's Office, other city officials, outside agencies and the public; will be the  subject matter expertise on a number of new regulatory compliance issues  , including Hetch Hetchy Integrated Resource Plan, CleanPowerSF Integrated Resource Plan, Renewable Portfolio Procurement Report for CleanPowerSF and any additional forward planning and reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for the Integrated Resource Planning (IRP) process including the analysis, 20 years forward budgeting   resulting in future procurement of billions of dollars of power purchase agreements, forecasting and long-term planning of the electric utility's power resources. Evaluates, interprets, and implements new and existing IRP guidelines; identifies problems with and develops and implements changes to current IRP methods. Perform financial forecasting revenue and/or expense projections, portfolio open positions analysis, profit and loss statements.  
  • Reporting Renewable Portfolio Standard Procurement, develops and implements the required data and analysis based on the California Public Utility Commission. Meet critical deadlines. 
  • Compliance   Reporting –directing staff and implementing reporting procedures, as well as, following California Public Utility Commission and California Energy Commission guidelines. Meeting critical deadlines.
  • Establish, administer, identify, and direct the analysis of power resource needs and recommend the most economical and reliable resources   Advises management on the consequences due to regulatory changes and the potential impact they will have on the portfolio. Develop comprehensive guidelines and recommendations to implement the regulatory changes. 

How to qualify

Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and seven(7) years of full-time equivalent experience performing professional level analytical work. Qualifying professional-level analytical work includes analysis, development, administration, and reporting in major programs and functions of an organization in the areas of budgets, contracts, grants, policy, or other functional areas related to the duties of positions in the 182X Class series.



Possession of a graduate degree (Master's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university with major coursework in specialized subject matter areas such as public or business administration, management, business law, contract law, public policy, urban studies, economics, statistical analysis, finance, accounting or other fields of study closely related to the essential functions of positions in the Class series may be substituted for one (1) year of required experience.

Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of 2 years). Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units equal one year.


Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.


Verification of Education and Experience:

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. Education verification information on verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application. Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

What else should I know?

Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:


Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit and begin the application process.

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Applicants may be contacted by email about this recruitment and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and updated. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

Job Analyst Information: If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the job analyst, Rocio Mendoza and 


The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.