New Job Assistant Counsel 1 In Pennsylvania

Assistant Counsel 1
Assistant Counsel 1

Assistant Counsel 1

Company : Commonwealth of PA
Salary : $60,362 - $91,678 a year
Location : Pennsylvania

Full Description


The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has an opening for an Assistant Counsel 1 in the Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement with an excellent medical benefit program. If you are a highly motivated individual that values integrity, teamwork and trust, then apply today!


This position represents the Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement in the prosecution of cases involving any and all utility areas for violation of the Public Utility Code and the Code of Federal Regulations before Commission Administrative Law Judges and Mediators. The successful candidate is responsible for the review of informal and formal investigations and other documents in order to determine the proper Investigation and Enforcement (I&E) response. Other responsibilities include:

  • Preparing research, analysis and recommendations on a variety of issues involving informal and formal investigations, administrative procedure, evidence and trial practice.
  • Evaluating the relative merits of legal positions and present such positions, preparing data requests and settlement agreements.
  • Preparing interrogatories and presenting witnesses and exhibits.
  • Cross-examining witnesses and analyzing evidence, making oral argument and filing motions, briefs, exceptions and other pleadings as necessary for the prosecution of cases.

Work Schedule:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Monday - Friday
Lunch Period: 1 Hour

You will be expected to work from home (telework) full-time and may be directed to report to headquarters on an as-needed-basis. You must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.


Graduation from an approved school of law and certificate of admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, or preparatory steps to become a member thereof. Continued employment is conditional upon the obtaining of such certificate of admission.

Additional Requirements:

  • Possession of a certificate of admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; or
  • Eligibility for a certificate of admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; or
  • Possession of a certificate of admission to the bar of the highest court of another state, with preparatory steps taken to become a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*

Work/Life Balance
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!
For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules are available for certain positions.

Career Development
We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.

Other Rewards
Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.

For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go to and click on the benefits box.

  • Eligibility rules apply.