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.

Energy Commission Specialist III (Efficiency) - RPA# 410-264
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 1/26/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resource Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA# 430-225
Building Standards Office
Issued 12/14/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resource Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA# 440-163
Local Assistance and Financing Office,
Issued 12/10/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resource Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA# 420-211
May consider a T &D assignment.
Standards Implementation Office
Issued 12/2/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA# 420-212
Standards Implementation Office
Issued 12/1/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist III - RPA# 410-198
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 11/19/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I - RPA# 420-197
Standards Implementation Office
Issued 11/19/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resource Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA# 410-200
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 11/18/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA# 440-165
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 11/6/2015. 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 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 #820-184
Will consider Associate Energy Specialist (FO)
Limited Term – up to 6 months, May Become Permanent
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 12/16/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Commission Specialist I (FO) - Duty Statement
Associate Energy Specialist (FO) - Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA #810-188
Supply Analysis Office
Issued 12/14/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA #810-204
Will consider an Energy Analyst
Supply Analysis Office
Issued 12/2/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Electric Generation System Specialist I Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (FO) - RPA #620-181 & 620-182
Will consider an Energy Analyst
Will consider Training and Development Assignment
(Two Positions Available)
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 11/5/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (FO) - RPA #820-171
Will consider an Energy Analyst
Will consider Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 10/30/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Research Program Specialist I (GIS) - RPA #820-149
Limited Term - Up to 8 months (May become permanent)
Will consider Training and Development (T&D) Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 10/15/2015. 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


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.

Staff Services Analyst - RPA #300-265
Limited Term - Up to 6 Months
Issued 1/27/2016, Revised 2/3/2016. Final filing date: February 11, 2016.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #310-262
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 1/14/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA #320-247
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 12/24/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA #310-125
Will consider an Energy Commission Specialist I (TED)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 9/18/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist II - RPA #330-110
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 9/11/2015. 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.

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA #610-235
Zero-Emission Vehicle and Infrastructure Office
Issued 2/4/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #610-251 & #610-255
Will consider Energy Analyst
Two Positions Available
Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Office
Issued 12/30/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - Duty Statement
Energy Analyst - Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #610-234
Will consider Energy Analyst
Emerging Fuels and Technologies Office
Issued 12/17/15. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA #610-237
Will consider Energy Commission Specialist I (TED)
Emerging Fuels and Technologies Office
Issued 12/16/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - Duty Statement
Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) - Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #610-236
Will consider Energy Analyst Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Office
Issued 12/14/15. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst 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 Analyst RPA# 550-261
Limited Term (Up to 24 months)(May become permanent)
Issued 1/8/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA# 550-260
Limited Term (Up to 24 months)(May become permanent)
Issued 1/8/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist I RPA# 520-256
Issued 12/30/2015. 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.

Engineering Geologist - RPA #770-258
Engineering Office
Issued 2/4/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Engineering Geologist (Range A or B) Duty Statement
Engineering Geologist (Range C or D) Duty Statement

Planner II - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #760-191
Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes
Issued 11/17/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Planner II Duty Statement
Planner I Duty Statement

Planner II - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #760-136
Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes
Issued 9/21/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Planner II Duty Statement
Planner I Duty Statement


Administrative Services Division

Information Technology Services Branch (ITSB)

Systems Software Specialist I (Technical) - RPA #210-159
Issued 10/26/2015. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Staff Information Systems Analyst (Spec) - RPA #210-479
Revised 12/24/2015. Issued 6/8/2015. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement


Small Offices

Chief Counsel's Office

Attorney I - RPA #140-271
Issued 2/4/2016. Final Filing Date: February 19, 2016
Duty Statement

Media and Public Communications Office

Information Officer I - RPA #180-228
Issued 12/17/2015. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Executive Office

Associate Management Auditor - RPA #150-158
Issued 10/23/2015. Final Filling Date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Office of Governmental Affairs

Associate Governmental Program Analyst #160-266
Will consider a Staff Services Analyst
Will consider Training and Development Assignment
Issued 1/28/2016. Final Filing Date: February 11, 2016
Associate Governmental Program Analyst Duty Statement
Staff Services Analyst Duty Statement

Staff Services Manager I - RPA #160-227
Issued 12/11/2015. Final Filling Date: Until filled.
Duty Statement



If you have questions about Energy Commission jobs contact:

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

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