Attorney III, Public Utilities Commission - San Francisco, CA

  • 10 Apr 2020 2:13 PM
    Message # 8892399
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Description and Duties

    Under direction from an Assistant Chief Public Utilities Counsel or, on some occasions, under case direction from senior counsel:

    An Attorney III independently performs the more complex and sensitive legal work for the Commission. Typical tasks may include: assignment to appellate court proceedings to defend Commission decisions which may be under appeal, appearing in oral arguments, litigation before the Commission and federal regulatory agencies in cases involving a high degree of importance and complexity. Attorneys at this level independently conduct or direct administrative litigation and appear before state and federal courts and federal regulatory agencies; and advise Commissioners and staff on difficult issues involving the application of statutes and case law to the Commission’s activities.

    Application Instructions

    Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

    Final Filing Date: Until Filled

    Who May Apply

    Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

    Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

    How To Apply

    Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

    Address for Mailing Application Packages

    You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:


    Public Utilities Commission

    Attn: Human Resources JC-192871

    505 Van Ness Ave, Room 3008

    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

    You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:


    Human Resources JC-192871

    505 Van Ness Ave, Room 3008

    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Monday to Friday Except Holidays

    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Required Application Package Documents

    The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

    • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
    • Resume is required and must be included.
    • Statement of Qualifications - A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required.  Please see “Special Requirements” for instructions.
    Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

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