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 Commission Specialist III (EFF) RPA #440-158
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 9/17/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I RPA #410-114
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office,
Issued 8/27/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Senior Mechanical Engineer RPA #420-110
PENDING APPROVAL
Issued 8/22/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #440-104
Local Assistance and Financing Office,
Issued 8/8/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer RPA #440-095
(5 positions)
Local Assistance and Financing Office,
Issued 8/1/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (Efficiency) RPA# 410-070
(Will also consider an Energy Analyst)
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 7/29/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA# 430-071
Building Standards Office
Issued 7/29/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Supervisor II (EFF) RPA# 410-379
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 6/24/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (Efficiency) RPA# 410-542
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 5/28/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist III (Efficiency) RPA# 420-541
Standards Implementation Office
Issued 5/28/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Senior Mechanical Engineer RPA #440-472
Local Assistance and Financing Office,
Issued 4/3/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Senior Mechanical Engineer RPA #410-300
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 12/19/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (Efficiency) RPA #420-263
Standards Implementation Office
Issued 11/13/2013. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement


Energy Assessments Division
(formerly Electricity Supply Analysis Division)

The Energy Commission's newly formed division assesses California's energy systems, including electricity, natural gas and tranportation energy. Its goal is to give policy makers accurate information in making decisions that result in ample and affordable energy supplies.

Energy Commission Supervisor II (FO) - RPA #620-148
Will consider a Training & Development (T&D) Assignment
Supply Analysis Office
Issued 9/22/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist III - RPA #810-141
Supply Analysis Office
Issued 8/27/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #820-478
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 8/21/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (Forecasting) - RPA #620-094
Will consider Associate Energy Specialist (FO)
Limited Term - 14 Months (may become permanent)
Issued 8/8/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Commission Specialist I Duty Statement
Associate Energy Specialist (FO) Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA #810-511
Limited Term (24 Months) - May become permanent
(May consider a Training and Development (T&D) Assignment)
Issued 7/24/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Supervisor II (Forecasting) - RPA #820-030
(Will consider a Training and Development (T&D) Assignment)
Issued 7/3/2014. 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 #540-164 - Limited Term (11 Months, may be extended)
Energy Deployment and Market Facilitation Office
Issued 9/19/2014. Final filing date: September 26, 2014.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA #320-161
Will consider an Energy Commission Specialist I (TED)
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 9/18/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) Duty Statement

Senior Mechanical Engineer - RPA #560-157
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 9/17/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #580-111
(Will consider an Energy Analyst)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Limited Term (11 Months, may be extended)
Issued 9/3/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement - Associate Energy Specialist
Duty Statement - Energy Analyst

Staff Services Analyst (2 Positions) - RPA #560-XXX
Energy Deployment and Market Facilitation Office
Limited Term (11 Months, may be extended)
Issued 8/8/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #320-048
Limited Term (24 Months, May become permanent)
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 7/9/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #350-032
(Will consider an Energy Analyst)
Energy Deployment and Market Facilitation Office
Issued 7/3/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Commission Supervisor II (TED) - RPA #320-584
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 6/25/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA #540-575
Will consider an Energy Commission Specialist I (TED)
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 6/20/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #540-537 - Limited Term (12 Months, may become permanent)
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 5/28/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #580-384 - Limited Term (12 Months)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 2/13/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #350-355
(Will consider an Energy Analyst)
Energy Deployment and Market Facilitation Office
Updated 6/12/2014.Issued 1/16/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Analyst 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.

No job opportunities at this time


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 #520-154
Issued 9/18/14. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (EFF) RPA #550-151
(will consider an Energy Analyst)
Issued 9/4/14. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (EFF) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (EFF) RPA #550-152
(will consider an Energy Analyst)
Issued 9/4/14. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (EFF) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst 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.

Energy Analyst RPA #760-155
Issued 09/12/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Staff Services Analyst (G) RPA #700-116
Issued 9/11/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner II-Energy Facility Siting (EFS) RPA #760-109
(Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes)
Issued 8/12/14. Final filing date: Until filled.
Planner II (EFS) Duty Statement
Planner I (EFS) Duty Statement

Planner II-Energy Facility Siting (EFS) RPA #760-468
(Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes)
Issued 3/28/14. Final filing date: Until filled.
Planner II (EFS) Duty Statement
Planner I (EFS) Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #760-465
Issued 03/27/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner II (Biologist) Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - Revised: January 3, 2014
RPA #760-106
(Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes)
Issued 10/19/12. Final filing date: Until filled.
Planner II (EFS) Duty Statement (Biologist)
Planner I (EFS) Duty Statement (Biologist)


Administrative Services and Small Offices


Administrative Services Branch

Staff Services Manager III - RPA # 208-160
Issued 9/19/14. Final Filling Date: September 26, 2014.
Duty Statement


Executive Office

Energy Commission Specialist III (TED) - RPA #150-089
(May consider downgrading to ECS II level.)
Issued 8/1/14. Updated 8/12/2014 Final filing date: August 15, 2014 August 20, 2014.
Energy Commission Specialist III Duty Statement
Energy Commission Specialist II Duty Statement

Associate Management Auditor - RPA #150-529
(Will consider downgrading to Staff Services Management Auditor level)
Issued 5/12/14. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Management Auditor Duty Statement
Staff Services Management Auditor Duty Statement


Information Technology Services Branch

Senior Programmer Analyst - RPA # 210-112
Issued 8/15/14. Final Filling Date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Staff Programmer Analyst (Specialist) - RPA # 210-580
Issued 6/24/14. Final Filling Date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement


Personnel Services Office

Office Technician (T) - RPA # 208-149
Issued 9/8/14. Final Filling Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement


Public Adviser's Office

Planner II (Energy Facility Siting) - RPA # 130-073
Issued 7/17/14. 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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