Government Relations Specialist

Job Info


Posting Expiration Date: Apr 30, 2024

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $95000

Maximum Salary: $120000

Organization: Government Regional& Comm Affs

Department: Off of VP Govern&Reg Comm Affs

Section: GOV AFFS Government Affairs

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Create background and briefing materials on key matters, and develop summaries, articles, advocacy materials for use by Government Affairs.
  • Work and maintain relationships with legislative staff for Council Members.
  • Monitor introduced Council Legislation that relates to Con Edison.
  • Drafts testimony on behalf of Con Edison for City Council Hearings and Agency Rules Hearings.
  • Participate in cross-functional brainstorms and strategy meetings with consultants and relevant team members.
  • Assist the Section Manager of Government Affairs, Director of Government & Community Relations, and Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs in preparation of responses to legislators, committees and agencies as needed.
  • Attend virtual and in person meetings and functions with city officials and their staffs.

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of working in legislative body, Government Affairs or Public Affairs.

Relevant Work Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and implement new ideas and processes. Required
  • Experience working on legislation with New York City Council. Required
  • Experience drafting testimony. Required
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication skills. Required
  • Experience working cross-functionally within an organization on projects and key priorities. Preferred

Skills & Ability

  • Ability to build strong customer relationships
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Articulate and responsive to colleagues
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
  • Well organized, detail oriented and flexible to handle multiple assignments

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.