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Federal Government Affairs and Member Programs Manager

  • Full Time
  • Roseville, Calif.
  • Salary: $104,250-$150,592 per year
  • Posting End Date: July 24, 2022

Website Northern California Power Agency (NCPA)

Wage or Salary:
$104,250-$150,592 per year

NCPA is hiring an experienced Federal Government Affairs and Member Programs Manager at our Headquarters office in Roseville, CA.  Responsibilities of this position include proactively advocating before Congress and federal agencies to advance NCPA’s federal policy priorities and educating Members of Congress and legislative staff about key energy, tax, federal power, environmental, wildfire, and other policy issues impacting NCPA and its member systems. This role involves the development of advocacy materials and preparation of regular updates and analysis of federal issues for NCPA’s Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee to support position development and member involvement.  It also includes coordinating closely with NCPA’s partner organizations in the public power arena and other industry organizations to advance shared policy objectives related to federal issues.

This position also includes a focus on member programs—working to actively engage our membership in support of the agency’s advocacy and creating forums where NCPA members can interact directly with policymakers and stakeholders on the agency’s priority policy issues. This position is based out of NCPA’s headquarters offices in Roseville, California, and entails periodic travel to Washington, DC.

Competitive Pay | Excellent Benefits | CalPERS Pension | Hybrid Telework Option

Additional Information:


Experience with federal legislative and regulatory processes and familiarity with energy policy issues is desired. Strong writing and verbal presentation skills and related experience are essential. The Federal Government Affairs and Member Programs Manager position is based out of NCPA's Roseville, California office, and travel to Washington, DC, and regionally throughout the West will be required.


Bachelor's degree in a related field and a master's degree is desirable but not required. Requires a minimum of three years of demonstrated professional level experience performing the responsibilities of the position with limited direction. Or an equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training.


Bachelor's degree in a related field and a master's degree is desirable. Requires a minimum of five years of demonstrated professional experience as a legislative advocate performing the responsibilities of the position with limited direction.


Knowledge of federal legislative and regulatory processes; Knowledge of energy policy issues.


Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listen and get clarification; Respond well to questions; Demonstrate group presentation skills; Participate in meetings and effectively anticipate questions and interests of others in the discussion; Strong meeting management skills to support legislative advocacy and ability to function as a spokesperson in meetings;  Ability to think strategically and proactively, work well in a team environment, and maintain a strong focus on member service will be important in this role; Organize and prioritize work, manage time and diverse responsibilities, and meet deadlines via self-directed project management; Ability to problem solve by quickly assessing issues and opportunities at hand and using sound judgment to determine the appropriate course(s) of action.


About Northern California Power Agency

NCPA is a Joint Action Agency located in Roseville, California. NCPA owns and operates geothermal, hydropower, and natural gas-fired power generation facilities on behalf of its members, which are community-owned electric utility systems and special districts located in Northern and Central California. The agency’s Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Program provides support for NCPA members with regard to state and federal advocacy, utility customer programs, and compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements. The L&R team actively manages policy issues on the state and federal levels and in the legislative and regulatory arenas, and plays a very proactive role in policy proceedings. We also administer an effective and robust grassroots advocacy program that actively engages the locally elected officials that serve on NCPA’s Commission in efforts to educate policymakers on behalf of the agency, and we plan and manage conferences designed to bring local decision-makers together with state and federal officials to help address issues of importance to Northern California public power systems and the communities they serve.


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