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 Analyst RPA# 420-050
Standards Implementation Office
Issued 7/28/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Electrical Engineer RPA# 420-054
Standards Implementation Office
Issued 7/17/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist III (Efficiency) RPA# 420-538
Standards Implementation Office,
Issued 7/14/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (Efficiency) RPA# 410-429
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office,
Issued 4/15/2015. 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

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


Energy Assessments 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.

Energy Commission Specialist I (FO) - RPA #620-069
Will consider a Associate Energy Specialist (FO)
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 7/31/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Energy Commission Specialist I (FO)
Associate Energy Specialist (FO)

Energy Commission Specialist II (FO) - RPA #620-515
Will consider a Training and Development Assignment
Supply Analysis Office.
Issued 6/19/15. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Energy Commission Specialist II Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (FO) - RPA #620-490
Will consider a Training and Development Assignment
Supply Analysis Office.
Issued 6/18/15. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Energy Commission Specialist I Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist II - RPA #810-435
Issued 4/24/15. 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.

Associate Governmental Program Analyst - RPA #540-066
Will consider a Staff Services Analyst
Limited Term -11 months.
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 7/31/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Governmental Program Analyst Duty Statement
Staff Services Analyst Duty Statement

Senior Mechanical Engineer - RPA #560-047
Will consider a Mechanical Engineer
Limited Term -12 months. May be extended or become permanent
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 7/16/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Senior Mechanical Engineer Duty Statement
Mechanical Engineer Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA #310-492
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 7/3/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) - RPA #320-491
Will consider Associate Energy Specialist (TED)
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 6/22/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Energy Commission Specialist I Duty Statement
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #320-484
Will consider Energy Analyst
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 6/11/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Program Specialist I - RPA #350-485
Energy Deployment & Market Facilitation Office.
Issued 6/10/2015. 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

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


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 RPA #610-004
Issued 5/22/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Zero-Emission Vehicle and Infrastructure Office
Duty Statement

Air Pollution Specialist RPA #610-002
(Eleven Positions Available)
Issued 5/21/15. 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.

No job opportunities at this time


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.

Planner III - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) RPA #710-476
Issued 6/2/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Planner III - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) RPA #710-496
Issued 5/26/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #760-457
Biological Resources
Issued 5/15/2015. 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

Energy Library

Librarian - RPA #207-469
Issued 7/29/2015. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Contracts, Grants & Loans Office

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #202-067
Contracts, Grants & Loans Office
Issued 7/31/15. Updated 8/3/2015. NEW Final filing date: August 11, 2015.
Duty Statement

Personnel Services Office

Associate Personnel Analyst - RPA #214_072
Will consider a Staff Services Analyst
Issued 8/4/2015. Final Filing Date: August 14, 2015
Associate Personnel Analyst Duty Statement
Staff Services Analyst Duty Statement

Office Technician - RPA #208-071
(Required work hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm)
Issued 7/30/2015. Final Filing Date: August 10, 2015
Duty Statement

Information Technology Services Branch (ITSB)

Systems Software Specialist I (Tech) - RPA #210-537
Issued 7/15/2015. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Staff Information Systems Analyst (Spec) - RPA #210-032
Web Development Team
Issued 7/14/2015. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Staff Information Systems Analyst (Spec) - RPA #210-479
Issued 6/8/2015. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement


Small Offices

Executive Office

Environmental Scientist RPA #150-424
Issued 7/23/2015. Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Staff Services Manager I (International Relations Senior Advisor) RPA #103-048
(12 Months Limited Term, May become permanent)
Issued 7/14/2015. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Career Executive Assignment CEA-A
Assistant Executive Director, Compliance Assistance and Enforcement
Servicewide Promotional
Issued 06/19/2015. Final Filling Date: Until filled.



If you have questions about Energy Commission jobs contact:

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

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