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.

Mechanical Engineer RPA #430-475
Building Standards Office,
Issued 4/8/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #430-476
Building Standards Office,
Issued 4/8/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (Efficiency) - RPA #410-252
Will consider an Energy Analyst
Updated 4/7/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Senior Mechanical Engineer RPA #440-472
Local Assistance and Financing Office,
Issued 4/3/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Office Manager II RPA #420-473
Standards Implementation Office,
Issued 4/3/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist III (EFF) RPA #440-457
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 4/1/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (EFF) RPA #440-456
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 3/26/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (EFF) RPA #440-455
Local Assistance and Financing Office,
Issued 3/26/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Supervisor II (EFF) RPA #440-454
Local Assistance and Financing Office,
Issued 3/25/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Supervisor II (EFF) RPA #410-379
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 1/30/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (EFF) RPA #410-289
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 1/7/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Senior Mechanical Engineer RPA #410-300
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 12/19/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist RPA #420-283
Standards Implementation Office
Issued 11/25/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (Efficiency) RPA #420-263
Standards Implementation Office
Issued 11/13/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Supervisor II (Efficiency) RPA #430-249
Building Standards Office
Issued 11/4/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Supervisor II (Efficiency) RPA #430-250
Building Standards Office
Issued 11/4/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (Efficiency) - RPA #410-251
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 11/4/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Supervisor II (Efficiency) RPA #410-186
Issued 10/1/2013. Final Filing Date: Until filled.
Duty Statement


Electricity Supply Analysis Division

The Energy Commission's newly formed division assesses California's electricity and natural gas systems. Its goal is to give policy makers accurate information in making decisions that result in ample and affordable energy supplies.

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #820-478 - Limited Term (12 Months)
Issued 4/8/2014. 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 - RPA #560-417 - Limited Term (12 Months)
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 4/7/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Electrical Engineer - RPA #540-447 - Limited Term (12 Months)
Will consider an Electrical Engineer
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 3/27/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Electrical Engineer Duty Statement
Electrical Engineer Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist III - RPA #320-436
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 3/18/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) - RPA #540-415 - Limited Term (12 Months)
Will consider an Associate Energy Specialist
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 3/12/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Commission Specialist I Duty Statement
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #310-423
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 3/12/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #560-416
Limited Term (12 Months)
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 2/25/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #540-413
Limited Term (12 Months)
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 2/25/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #580-384 - Limited Term (12 Months)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 2/13/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA #580-357
Limited Term (12 Months)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 1/29/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - - RPA #350-355
Energy Deployment and Market Facilitation Office
Issued 1/16/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) - RPA #580-356 - (Limited Term)
(18 Months, may be extended up to 24 months)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 1/16/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) RPA #580-302 - (Limited Term)
(18 Months, may be extended up to 24 months)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 12/19/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) RPA #540-291 - (Limited Term)
Issued 12/10/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Governmental Program Analyst RPA #540-290 - (Limited Term)
Will consider Staff Services Analyst
Issued 12/6/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Governmental Program Analyst Duty Statement
Staff Services Analyst Duty Statement

Associate Governmental Program Analyst RPA #540-274 - (Limited Term)
Will consider Staff Services Analyst
Issued 12/5/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement - Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Duty Statement - Staff Services 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.

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #610-486
(May consider downgrading to Energy Analyst)
Issued 4/16/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA #620-424
Issued 3/3/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #620-422
Transportation Energy Office
Issued 2/28/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #620-419
Transportation Energy Office
Issued 2/21/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
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 #520-485
Issued 4/15/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #550-323
Will also Consider an Energy Analyst
Issued 12/26/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #550-322
Will also Consider an Energy Analyst
Issued 12/26/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) RPA# 550-325
Issued 12/23/2013. 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 #710-483
Issued 04/11/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner II-Energy Facility Siting (EFS) RPA #760-468
(Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes)
Issued 3/28/14. Final filing date: Until filled.
Planner II (EFS) Duty Statement
Planner I (EFS) Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #760-465
Issued 03/27/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner II (Biologist) Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - Revised: January 3, 2014
RPA #760-106
(Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes)
Issued 10/19/12. Final filing date: Until filled.
Planner II (EFS) Duty Statement (Biologist)
Planner I (EFS) Duty Statement (Biologist)

Planner II-Energy Facility Siting (EFS), Biologist RPA #760-383
(Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes)
Issued 3/19/12. Final filing date: Until filled.
Planner II (EFS) Duty Statement (Biologist)
Planner I (EFS) Duty Statement (Biologist)


Administrative Services and Small Offices


Accounting Office

Accounting Administrator I (Sup) - RPA # 212-425
Issued 3/18/14. Final Filling Date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement


Chief Counsel's Office

Legal Secretary RPA #140-440
Issued 3/25/14. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement


Executive Office

None at this time


 

If you have questions about Energy Commission jobs contact:

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

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