Join Us

Our 700-strong team of engineers, analysts, policymakers, communications and graphics specialists, attorneys, administrative personnel, and other professionals work together to meet the responsibilities of the Energy Commission. Not every position requires an energy background. Join us for a career that:

  • Positively shapes the future of California’s energy policy.
  • Offers generous healthcare and retirement benefits.
  • Offers career mobility and advancement.
  • Influences climate policy across the United States and the world.


Whether you already work for the Energy Commission or are new to state service, the Recruitment and Outreach unit invites you to connect with our team as we offer career counseling sessions to help candidates navigate the state hiring process, find current job opportunities, and learn about advancement. Contact us today!

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How to Apply

If you already have a CalCareers account, visit the Energy Commission's Jobs page to see current job openings. Otherwise, follow the steps below.

Only applications submitted through CalCareers will be considered.

Current positions are listed at the Energy Commission’s Jobs page.

To be eligible for positions, candidates must take and pass the corresponding exam which can be found on the Energy Commission’s Exams page.

Our YouTube video tutorials can guide you through each step of the application process.


The California Energy Commission offers a hybrid workplace model that is designed to support a distributed workforce of both office-based and remote-centric workers that relies on a high level of telework. Limited-in person attendance and occasional travel may be required based on the needs of the division.

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

State employment offers competitive benefits such as health, dental, vision, telework, leave benefits, work/life balance, student loan forgiveness, insurance, retirement, and more.

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