Step 1: Take Assessment or Apply for Exam

Applicants that are new to employment with the State of California or those wishing to promote within State service must complete and pass an assessment/exam, in order to be eligible to apply for vacant positions.

The California Energy Commission is currently offering all the assessment/exam identified below. Click on the examination title to be directed to the respective exam bulletin. The exam bulletin will identify all pertinent information, including instructions and the minimum qualifications required to take the specific assessment/exam. The filing instructions are found on the examination bulletins; the examination type refers to the following:



  • Make sure you completely identify your experience and education that meets the minimum qualifications described in the examination bulletin, using similar phrases and language.
  • Be patient. You must pass the examination and be reachable on the list before applying and interviewing for open positions
Examination Title Examination Type Final Filing Date/Cutoff
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) Training and Experience (T&E) - Print & Submit Continuous
Electric Generation System Program Specialist I Training and Experience (T&E) - Print & Submit Continuous
Electric Generation System Program Specialist II Training and Experience (T&E) - Print & Submit Continuous
Electric Generation System Program Specialist III Training and Experience (T&E) - Print & Submit Continuous
Energy Analyst Written Quarterly Continuous
2019 Written Exam Schedule
Energy Commission Specialist I Training and Experience (T&E) – CalHR Online Continuous
Energy Commission Specialist II Training and Experience (T&E) – CalHR Online Continuous
Energy Commission Specialist III Training and Experience (T&E) – CalHR Online Continuous
Energy Resources Specialist III (Managerial) Training and Experience (T&E) - Print and Submit Continuous
Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) Training and Experience (T&E) - Print and Submit Continuous
Planner I (EFS) Training and Experience (T&E) - Print and Submit Continuous
Planner II (EFS) Training and Experience (T&E) - Print and Submit Continuous

Other

These examinations are administered by other departments; however, the Energy Commission will be utilizing these eligible lists to make hires. In the exam bulletin, click on the link under, ‘Filing Instructions’ to be directed to the exam/assessment.

Examination Title Examination Base Final Filing Date/Cutoff
Mechanical Engineer Training and Experience (T&E) – CalHR Online Continuous
Senior Mechanical Engineer Training and Experience (T&E) – CalHR Online Continuous
Senior Electrical Engineer Training and Experience (T&E) – CalHR Online Continuous

Step 2: Search & Apply to Job Openings

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