NERC Compliance Manager

City of Rochester, Minnesota | Rochester, MN

Posted Date 1/26/2024

The City of Rochester invites applications for:

NERC Compliance Manager
Rochester Public Utilities

RPU, a division of the City of Rochester, MN, is the largest municipal utility in the State of Minnesota.  RPU serves over 57,000 electric customers and 41,000 water customers in a 60 square mile service area and has revenues nearing $161 million annually.

Vision- "We Will Set the Standard for Service"

Nature of Work
The NERC Compliance Manager is a professional position, responsible for coordinating Rochester Public Utilities’ (RPU) North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Operations and Planning Standards, NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) Reliability Standards, and Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) electric system operations standards, policies and procedures. and other regulatory compliance requirements, as well as coordination with the security and reliability of RPU’s business cyber systems. This individual will report to the Director of Core Services with a secondary reporting function to the Director of Corporate Services for the NERC CIP program.  This position will provide technical guidance, advice, and support to RPU’s Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) in the development and maturation of RPU’s policies, procedures, and tooling. Work is performed with limited supervision under general guidance of the Director of Core Service and the Director of Corporate Services.

Application review will begin on February 12, 2024, with applications accepted until the role is filled.

Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience 
A Bachelors degree in computer science, information systems, or a closely related field from an accredited four-year college or university; AND at least three (3) years of IT administration, IT compliance, IT security experience or Electrical SCADA Systems Operations experience in a NERC regulated environment or other regulated IT environment. A valid driver’s license is also required.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Familiarity with compliance standards and practices such as NERC Operation, Planning, and CIP, NERC Audit Administration, preparation of self-certification documentation, preparation of self-reports, and mitigation plans.
  • Familiarity with of the principles of IT Security, networking, systems administration, and application development.
  • Familiarity with development of System Operations processes and procedures.
  • Extensive experience with process analysis, development, documentation, and training.

The City of Rochester is committed to a community where all members feel a sense of belonging. We commit to recognizing the diversity of our community members, listening to ALL voices and providing equitable services to create an inclusive place to live, play and work.

We believe EQUITY should be at the center of all our work. We strive to represent our community in our teammates, as we know that diverse and inclusive teams are more innovative, and have an empowering impact on the work, progress and culture of our community.

It takes us all working together.

The salary is $99,041.00 - $145,648.00 and includes great benefits:

  • Relocation benefits Comprehensive health and wellness plans
  • Pension plan for long-term financial security
  • Generous vacation and leave policies
  • Opportunities for further education and training

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