Step 2: Search and Apply for Job Openings 

The California Energy Commission is recruiting for the positions listed below, which are open to individuals who have successfully passed an assessment/exam and are on an eligibility list. If you have not taken an exam, visit Exams/Assessments. Current or former state employees may be eligible for vacancies under transfer or reinstatement rules.

Review the job openings below and click on the Classification Title to view the description and duties, minimum requirements, position details, duty statement, and application instructions.  The duty statement will provide details of the work involved for the specific position.

Tip for Applying

Please review the minimum requirements (or minimum qualifications) within the class specification and ensure that your application package clearly indicates how you meet the minimum qualifications based on your experience and education

Classification Title Date Posted Division / Office Final Filing Date Exam
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) – RPA 840-184, will consider Energy Analyst 1/15/2021 Energy Assessments/Data Integration and Policy 2/4/2021 AES Exam

EA Exam
Attorney IV - RPA 140-181 1/6/2021 Office of Chief Counsel 1/22/2021 AIV Exam
Attorney IV - RPA 140-112, will consider Attorney III 10/21/2020 Office of Chief Counsel 1/22/2021 AIV Exam

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA 570-183 1/8/2021 Renewable Energy/Clean Energy 1/20/2021 EGSSI Exam
Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA  320-182, will consider Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) 1/7/2021 Energy Research and Development Division/Energy Generation Research Office 2/6/2021 ECS II Exam

ECS I Exam
Mechanical Engineer - RPA 320-178 1/4/2021 Energy Research and Development/Energy Generation Research Unit 2/3/2021 ME Exam
Mechanical Engineer - RPA 530-177 12/31/2020 Renewable Energy / Local Assistance and Financing 1/20/2021 ME Exam
Senior Mechanical Engineer - RPA 430-164 12/22/2020 Efficiency, Building Standards 1/26/2021 SME Exam


The California Energy Commission's Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator is available to help you start your career today.

(916) 827-8310


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