Job Opportunities at the
California Energy Commission

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We are in search of talented and enthusiastic individuals who are eager to join a dynamic and steadfast team that works with public and private partners to continually improve California's energy systems.

Your professional contribution to our organization will make a significant difference as you help us strive to meet our state's energy needs while also enhancing environmental stewardship.

If you are intelligent, creative and intrigued with 21st century energy challenges and eager to solve them, we are looking for you.

Our work teams are composed of energy analysts, Energy Commission specialists, planners, engineers, electric generation system specialists, electric transmission system specialists, health and safety specialists, and administrative and support staff.

The positions below are open to people who have successfully passed a competitive Energy Commission open civil service examination and are eligible on a list; are current and former State employees eligible for the vacant positions under transfer or reinstatement rules.

Open Positions by Division

 

Efficiency Division

The division lets all Californians know that wise energy use is a great investment both for the economy and the environment. The division makes the state's businesses, homes and appliances more energy efficient by developing and implementing the nation's most stringent building and appliance standards. The division helps streamline energy use in farms, factories, water systems and processing plants.

Senior Electrical Engineer - RPA# 430-181
Building Standards Office
Issued 9/22/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resource Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA# 420-179
Existing Buildings and Compliance Office
Issued 9/16/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resource Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA# 420-180
Existing Buildings and Compliance Office
Issued 9/16/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA# 420-174
Existing Buildings and Compliance Office
Issued 9/7/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA# 430-155
Building Standards Office
Issued 9/1/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (Efficiency) - RPA# 430-156
Building Standards Office
Issued 9/1/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA# 420-147
Existing Buildings and Compliance Office
Issued 8/23/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Senior Mechanical Engineer - RPA# 410-131
Applicances and Outreach and Education Office
Issued 8/12/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA# 410-132
Applicances and Outreach and Education Office
Issued 8/12/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (Efficiency) - RPA# 410-128
Will Consider Energy Analyst
Appliances and Outreach and Education Office
Issued 8/8/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist
Energy Analyst

Mechanical Engineer - RPA# 410-110
Applicances and Outreach and Education Office
Issued 8/8/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resource Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA# 440-459
Will consider a Training and Development Assignment, Additionally a Temporary Authorization Utilization Appointment may be considered for the maximum period of 9 months
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 6/28/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement


Energy Assessments Division

The Energy Assessments Division assesses California's energy systems, including electricity, natural gas and transportation energy. Its goal is to give policy makers accurate information in making decisions that result in ample and affordable energy supplies.

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA #810-143
Supply Analysis Office
Issued 8/17/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resource Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA #810-462
Will consider a Training and Development (T&D) Assignment.
Will consider a Temporary Authorization Utilization (TAU) Appointment for the maximum period of 9 months.
Supply Analysis Office
Issued 6/24/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (FO) - RPA #820-003
Will Consider a Training & Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 6/13/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement


Energy Research and Development Division

The division supports electricity demand side management and the research, development and demonstration of new technologies to ensure an ample and affordable supply of electricity. The division provides grants and contracts to institutions and individuals involved in research and development of energy technologies and related scientific work.

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #330-140
Will consider an Energy Analyst
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 9/23/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Resources Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA #300-184
Will consider a Training & Development (T&D) Assignment. Additionally, a Temporary Authorization Utilization (TAU) Appointment may be considered for the maximum period of 9 months.
Issued 9/14/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) - RPA #350-173
Associate Energy Specialist (TED)
Will consider a Training & Development (T&D) Assignment
Energy Deployment and Market Facilitation Office
Issued 9/9/2016. Final filing date: September 20, 2016.
Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) Duty Statement
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #350-153
Training & Development Assignment may be considered
Energy Deployment and Market Facilitation Office
Issued 8/29/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resource Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA #330-425
Energy System Research Office
Issued 8/17/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #310-445
Will consider an Energy Analyst
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 7/8/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #310-377
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 5/12/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement


Fuels and Transportation Division

The Fuels and Transportation Division is responsible for implementing the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program. The Division is focused on the development and deployment of alternatives to conventional fuels that will be our fuels in the future, in addition to the infrastructure to support advanced transportation fuels and technologies. The Division is organized into two offices: Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Office and Emerging Fuels and Technologies Office.

No job opportunities at this time


Renewable Energy Division

This division supports the expansion of utility scale power generated by renewable resources, and oversees an aggressive program to make new homes both energy efficient and powered by solar PV.

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #520-169
May consider downgrading to an Energy Analyst
Issued 9/1/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #550-171
Issued 8/31/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #520-170
Issued 8/31/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #520-160
Issued 8/25/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement


Siting, Transmission and Environmental Protection Division

The division maintains a team of experts in 20 environment and engineering disciplines to ensure that needed energy facilities are friendly to the environment and are authorized in a safe and timely manner. The division's technical staff prepares all environmental documentation required by the California Environmental Quality Act and performs balanced, totally independent evaluation of complex and controversial projects.

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #710-192
Administration and Special Projects Office
Issued 9/21/2016. Final Filing Date: September 30, 2016.
Duty Statement

Energy Resources Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA #700-148
Will consider a Training and Development (T&D) Assignment.
Additionally, a Temporary Authorization Utilization (TAU) Appointment may be considered for the maximum period of 9 months.
Issued 8/24/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner III - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #710-420
Issued 5/31/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner III - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #710-417
Issued 5/25/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner II-Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #760-368
(Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes)
Technical Emphasis: Land Use, Socio-Economics, Traffic and Transportation &Visual Resources
Environmental Office
Issued 4/12/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Planner II Duty Statement
Planner I Duty Statement


Administrative Services Division

Administrative and Financial Management Services

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #202-428
Contracts, Grants and Loans Office
Issued 7/22/2016. Final Filing Date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Accounting Office

Accounting Technician - RPA #212-456
Issued 7/8/2016. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Information Technology Services Branch (ITSB)

Staff Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) - RPA #210 -177 & RPA #210 -178
2 Positions Available
Issued 9/19/2016. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement


Small Offices

Office of Compliance Assistance and Enforcement (OCAE)

Office Technician (T) - RPA #151-189
Issued 9/19/2016. Final Filing Date: September 30, 2016.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (EFF) - RPA #151-102
Issued 8/9/2016. Final Filing Date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Media and Public Communications Office

Information Officer I - RPA #180-149
Issued 8/26/2016. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Associate Governmental Program Analyst - RPA #180-144
Issued 8/26/2016. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Executive Office

Administrative Assistant II - RPA #150-198
Issued 9/22/2016. Final Filing Date: October 3, 2016
Duty Statement

Public Adviser's Office

Associate Governmental Program Analyst - RPA #130-188
Issued 9/14/2016. Final Filing Date: September 26, 2016
Duty Statement



If you have questions about Energy Commission jobs contact:

California Energy Commission
Personnel Office
Phone: 916-654-4309

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