BLACK HILLS SERVICE CO. Manager, State Governmental Affairs in GRIMES, Iowa

Job SpecificationsSALARY RANGE:Base salary is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.CLOSING DATE: This position will close on June 4, 2017.LOCATION: Grimes, IAPRIMARY FUNCTION:Manage the governmental affairs policy and strategic legislative initiatives of Black Hills Corporation's natural gas utilities and other business interests in Iowa; represent company's interests before the state legislature and industry associations; inform management and employees of business units in Iowa of key legislative and public policy issues.REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Senior Manager, Governmental AffairsESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Serve the governmental affairs needs of business unit in Iowa and the company as a whole, under the direction of Senior Manager of Governmental Affairs.Develop and execute a legislative strategy to advance Black Hills business goals and objectives.Monitor and analyze legislation impacting Black Hills; advise and inform Company officials of issues and positions.Develop and propose legislation as appropriate.Inform and influence elected officials to support Company positions, including through oral testimony before legislative committees, written and personal communication.Develop and maintain positive working relationships with state elected and key appointed officials and staff, including Governor, state legislators, congre... For full info follow application link.EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disabled