Job Opportunities at the
California Energy Commission

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.

Energy Commission Specialist I (Efficiency) RPA# 410-429
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office,
Issued 4/15/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer RPA# 430-427
Building Standards Office,
Issued 4/8/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist III (Efficiency) RPA# 410-416
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office,
Issued 4/1/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA# 440-414
Local Assistance and Financing Office,
Issued 3/24/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA# 440-413
Local Assistance and Financing Office,
Issued 3/24/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (Efficiency) RPA# 420-381
Will Consider an Energy Analyst
Standards Implementation Office
Issued 3/4/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer RPA# 410-372
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office,
Issued 2/25/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA# 410-333
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office,
Issued 1/29/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement


Energy Assessments Division
(formerly Electricity Supply Analysis Division)

The Energy Commission's newly formed 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.

Research Program Specialist II - RPA #820-452
Limited Term - up to 13 Months (may become permanent)
Demand Analysis Office.
Issued 5/14/15. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist II - RPA #810-435
Issued 4/24/15. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA #810-434
Will consider Energy Analyst
Supply Analysis Office.
Issued 4/24/15. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Electric Generation System Specialist I Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (FO) - RPA #820-301
Will consider Energy Analyst
Will consider a Training and Development (T&D) Assignment
Limited Term - up to 18 Months (may become permanent)
Issued 2/11/15. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (FO) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (FO) - RPA #820-277
Limited Term - Up to 18 Months (may become permanent)
Will consider a Training & Development (T&D) Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 2/4/15. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (FO) - RPA #820-272
Limited Term - Up to 18 Months (may become permanent)
Will consider a Training & Development (T&D) Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 2/3/15. 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.

Mechanical Engineer (Limited Term) - RPA #560-437
Limited Term - up to 24 months
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 4/24/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA #320-405
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 3/16/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA #310-396
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 3/13/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) - RPA #330-303
Will consider Training and Development
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 3/3/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) - RPA #330-360
Will Consider T&D Assignment
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 2/13/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist - RPA #560-351
Will Consider Energy Analyst
Limited Term (5 months)
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 2/11/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA #540-327
12 months Limited Term, May be extended
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 1/21/2015. Revised March 13, 2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #560-627
Energy Generation Research Office
6 Month Limited Term, may become permanent
Issued 1/9/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #330-304
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 1/9/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA #560-253
Will Consider an Energy Commission Specialist I (TED)
Limited Term - 8 months (May become permanent)
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 11/19/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #560-252
Limited Term (11 Months, May become Permanent)
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 11/18/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #310-241
Limited Term (8 Months, may become permanent)
(Will consider an Energy Analyst)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 11/12/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement - Associate Energy Specialist
Duty Statement - Energy Analyst


Fuels and Transportation Division

The Fuels and Transportation Division deals with about half of all the energy used in California! It is focused on transportation energy, both the petroleum we now depend on, and alternatives to conventional fuels that will be our fuels in the future. In addition, the Division provides timely information on the Energy Commission's website for consumers on saving fuel or buying an efficient vehicle. The Division is organized into two offices: Transportation Energy Office and Emerging Fuels and Technologies Office.

Air Resources Engineer (Pending CalHR Approval) RPA #610-004
Issued 5/22/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Zero-Emission Vehicle and Infrastructure Office
Duty Statement

Air Pollution Specialist (Pending CalHR Approval) RPA #610-002
(Ten Positions Available)
Issued 5/21/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Air Pollution Specialist RPA #610-453
Limited Term - up to 24 months (May become permanent)
Issued 5/14/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Emerging Fuels and Technologies Office
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #610-442
Issued 4/24/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Emerging Fuels and Technologies Office.
Duty Statement


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.

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) RPA #520-455
will consider Energy Specialist I (TED)
Issued 5/12/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Specialist II (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Specialist I (TED) Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (EFF) RPA #550-401
Will consider Energy Analyst
Issued 3/16/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #520-154
Issued 9/18/14. 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.

Energy Analyst RPA #760-457
Biological Resources
Issued 5/15/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner I - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) RPA #760-463
Will consider a Training and Development (T&D) Assignment
Environmental Office
Issued 5/14/2015. Final filing date: May 26, 2015.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #760-443
Biological Resources
Issued 4/28/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #760-420
Land Use, Traffic and Transportation, Socioeconomic, or Visual Resources
Issued 4/3/2015. Reissued 5/13/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner III Energy Facility Siting (EFS) RPA #710-370/710-371
(Two Positions Available)
Updated 5/19/2015. Issued 2/26/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement


Administrative Services Division

Information Technology Services Branch (ITSB)

Staff Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) - Procurement - RPA #210-454
Issued 5/21/15. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Staff Information Systems Analyst (Spec) - RPA #210-377
Issued 4/2/15. Revised 4/14/15. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Systems Software Specialist II (Technical) - RPA #210-400
Issued 3/20/15. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Systems Software Specialist II (Technical) - RPA #210-398
Issued 3/20/15. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Staff Information Systems Analyst (Spec) - RPA #210-409
Issued 3/19/15. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Staff Information Systems Analyst (Supervisor) RPA #210-379
Issued 3/11/15. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Staff Programmer Analyst (Specialist) 1 position - RPA #210-580
Issued 10/30/14. Revised March 20, 2015. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Library

Librarian RPA #207-469
Issued 5/22/15.
Bulletin has been removed for revisions.


Small Offices

Office of Chair

Attorney - RPA #140-462
Issued 5/13/15. Final Filling Date: May 20, 2015.


Media and Public Communications Office

Information Officer I (Specialist) - RPA #180-436
Issued 5/14/15. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement


Executive Office

Career Executive Assignment CEA-A
Special Advisor to a Commissioner
Open Examination. Hiring interviews may be conducted with the most qualified candidates.
Issued 4/14/15. Final Filling Date: April 27, 2015.

Career Executive Assignment CEA-A
Assistant Executive Director, Compliance Assistance and Enforcement
Servicewide Promotional
Issued 2/4/15. Final Filling Date: Until filled.


Office of Governmental Affairs

Associate Governmental Program Analyst, two positions - RPA #160-459
(Will Consider a Training and Development Assignment)
Issued 5/13/2015. Updated 5/14/2015. Final Filing Date: May 20, 2015
Duty Statement



If you have questions about Energy Commission jobs contact:

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

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