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Resource Specialist (Power Scheduling) - The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA

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Company: The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

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The Resource Specialist (Power Scheduling) is that of an experienced professional capable of taking on responsibilities within specific power market operations areas such as: Power Scheduling, Resource Adequacy, CAISO Market Participation, Power Risk Management, and Metropolitan’s Power Settlement and Accounting Processes. The specialist will engage in power procurement activities related to Metropolitan’s hydroelectric power plants, federal hydropower entitlements, and CRA pumping operations. The role is data and analytics intensive and requires experience in data management, building analytical models, and summarizing the results of those models. The position requires coordination with state, regional, and federal regulatory bodies such as the CEC, CARB, CAISO, WECC, and FERC to understand their stakeholder procedures and policies.

Schedule: 9/80 Monday through Friday with every other Friday off

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

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Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and six years of relevant experience; OR two years in an MWD Associate Resource Specialist classification; OR Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years of relevant experience.

Bachelor’s degree is defined as: A four-year degree in Business Management, Finance, Information Technology, Computer Science, Economics, or any STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) field or related.

Relevant Experience is defined as: Any combination of the following experience: Power or Natural Gas Trading or Scheduling; Power Settlements, Energy Risk Management, working with regulatory agencies (CAISO, CARB, WECC, CPUC, CEC); Administrative or Accounting functions (A/P, A/R, Processing Invoices for Payment, etc.), Analytics using Excel.

License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

• Competitive compensation
• Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans.
• Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan.
• Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees' Retirement System
• Tuition reimbursement
• Training and advancement opportunities
• Excellent working environment

• On-site fitness center
• Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis
• Public transportation reimbursements

For more information on MWD benefits, please use the following link: Benefits Regular FT PT Employees (Represented)


The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a state-established cooperative that, along with its 26 cities and retail suppliers, provides water for 19 million people in six counties. The district imports water from the Colorado River and Northern California to supplement local supplies, and helps its members to develop increased water conservation, recycling, storage and other resource-management programs.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email: [email protected]

Metropolitan is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PT on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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