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Utility Inspector I


Energy & Environment Cabinet | KY Public Service Commission

Salary: $29,129.28 - $38,588.64

EXECUTIVE BRANCH | FULL TIME, ELIGIBLE FOR OVERTIME PAY | 18A | 37.5 HR/WK

Description: We have an opening for a Natural Gas Utility Inspector in the Public Service Commission’s Division of Inspections. We are looking for a professional candidate who has experience with investigative work, preferably of public utilities, a team player with excellent time management skills who is willing to travel throughout the Commonwealth. This position will be responsible for inspecting natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline operators within the state to ensure compliance with federal and state pipeline safety regulations. Travel the beautiful state of Kentucky, conducting safety compliance audits of natural gas utility operators’ facilities and operations. As a member of the Division of Inspection’s Natural Gas Utility Inspector team, you help ensure the safety of the public and the employees of the utility operators. There is a significant amount of federal training required before you begin conducting the safety audits on your own. The federal training facility is located in Oklahoma City, OK, and training will be scheduled soon after you join our team. Primary workstation will be located at 211 Sower Blvd in Frankfort, Kentucky. If you are interested in joining a professional work environment and helping further the agency's mission to ensure the provision of safe and reliable services to the customers of jurisdictional utilities, please apply.

Minimum Requirements: EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree or associate's degree in industrial or engineering technology, fire science or a related field.

*Primary workstation is currently located at 211 Sower Blvd in Frankfort, Kentucky. However, a remote office location may be considered for this position



Paralegal Consultant


Energy & Environment Cabinet | KY Public Service Commission

OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL | FULL TIME | 37.5 HR/WK

Description: The Kentucky Public Service Commission governs the provision of safe and reliable service at a reasonable price to the customers of utilities across the state while providing for the financial stability of those utilities by setting fair, just and reasonable rates. We are hiring a Paralegal Consultant to assist our team of staff attorneys by providing high level support in an exciting and professional work environment with a variety of dynamic job functions.

If you are a self-motivated, detail-oriented team player with a positive, helpful attitude who enjoys a fast paced work environment, you are the ideal candidate for this position!

In this important role, you will have the opportunity to perform paralegal functions assigned by the management and staff attorneys in the Office of General Counsel, including researching, writing, editing and processing legal documents for the Public Service Commission. You will be the liaison between the Office of General Counsel, Commissioners and Executive Administrative staff, so excellent communication skills – both written and verbal – are a must. Teamwork is crucial as you will participate before and after formal hearings to assist with preparing the official video record of the hearing.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Excel.Time management skills are also valued as this position will handle multiple, time-sensitive tasks and must prioritize and complete requested duties independently.

It is a privilege to represent the Commission, and we do so on behalf of the people of Kentucky. We are looking for candidates who will appreciate and take pride in serving.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have a combination of the following skills:

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Attention to Detail
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Takes Initiative
  • Well Organized
  • Strategic Planning
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management

Minimum Requirements: EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor's degree in paralegal science or a bachelor's degree with a minor in paralegal studies.



For additional information or questions please contact:
Stephanie Schweighardt, Division Director
502-782-2561