Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Oct 15, 2020Full time
The Alberta Electric System Operator is responsible for the safe, reliable, and economic planning and operation of the Alberta Interconnected Electric System. We provide open and non-discriminatory access to Alberta’s interconnected power grid and also facilitate Alberta’s competitive wholesale electricity market which, in 2019, had 194 pool participants and approximately $7 Billion in annual energy transactions. We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, professional individual to join our Legal & Regulatory Affairs team within our Law Division for a one-year term position. Reporting to the Legal Manager, ISO Tariff and Distribution you will be responsible for delivering timely, strategic and proactive legal advice to business units across the AESO that is in the best interests of the AESO, industry participants and Albertans. Additionally, you will draft, advise and assist in the development of AESO authoritative documents and be involved in the creation and implementation of stakeholder consultation processes and procedures. Signs you will enjoy working in this team: You thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to participate in transformative change initiatives. You build positive relationships and an understanding of what people’s needs are. You embrace change, pivot and adapt with ease. You like working in a diverse and inclusive atmosphere –our team and colleagues have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Signs you will enjoy this role: You are highly organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks while meeting overall requirements and deadlines. You have strong critical thinking skills. This is a skill that comes naturally to you. You have natural tenancy to show initiative and bring a positive, service driven attitude. You have excellent written and spoken communication skills. You have: LL.B or J.D. and membership in, or eligibility to become a member of, the Law Society of Alberta. A minimum of 2 to 4 years of legal experience. Experience in regulatory/administrative law, tariffs and ratemaking or the Alberta electricity industry is considered an asset . Application deadline: October 1, 2020 at 11.59pm MDT via AESO Careers The Alberta Electric System Operator is unable to accept unsolicited agency resumes. The Alberta Electric System Operator, and its members, officers, employees and agents (collectively, the "AESO") is committed to protecting personal information provided to it. By submitting your personal information to the AESO for the purpose of pursuing employment with the AESO, you hereby consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by the AESO, in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act of Alberta , as amended from time to time.