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 Supervisor II (EFF) RPA# 410-321
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office,
Issued 1/14/2015. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer RPA# 420-283
Standards Implementation Office,
Issued 12/29/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Electrical Engineer RPA# 420-284
Standards Implementation Office,
Issued 12/29/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Electrical Engineer RPA# 440-282
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 12/23/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (EFF) RPA# 440-281
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 12/22/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (Efficiency) RPA# 440-274
May also consider Energy Commission Specialist I
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 12/17/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

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Energy Commission Specialist II (Efficiency) RPA# 440-275
May also consider Energy Commission Specialist I
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 12/16/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Commission Specialist II (Efficiency) Duty Statement
Energy Commission Specialist I (Efficiency) Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA # 410-278
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 12/16/14. Final Filling Date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Governmental Program Analyst RPA# 440-249
Will consider Staff Services Analyst
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 12/16/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Governmental Program Analyst Duty Statement
Staff Services Analyst Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist RPA# 430-071
Will Consider Energy Anaylst
Building Standards Office
Reissued:12/10/2014. Issued 7/29/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist Duty Statement
Energy Anaylst Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (Efficiency) RPA# 410-262
Appliances and Existing Buildings Office
Issued 12/4/2014. 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.

Research Program Specialist II (Demography) - RPA #820-298
Limited Term – 18 Months - (May become permanent)
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 1/6/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #620-280
Supply Analysis Office
Issued 12/19/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA #820-276
Limited Term – 18 Months - (May become permanent)
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 12/17/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (FO) - RPA #620-268
Will consider Associate Energy Specialist (FO)
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 12/10/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Energy Commission Specialist I (FO) Duty Statement
Associate Energy Specialist (FO) Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (FO) - RPA #620-101
Will consider Energy Analyst
Will consider a Training & Development (T&D) Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 10/14/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (FO) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst 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.

Energy Commission Supervisor II (TED) - RPA #320-331
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 1/23/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist I - RPA #540-327
6 Month-Limited Term
May become Permanent
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 1/21/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Staff Services Analyst - RPA #540-317
7 Month-Limited Term
May become Permanent
Energy Deployment & Market Facilitation
Issued 1/16/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA #560-320
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 1/14/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #310-318
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 1/14/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #560-627
Energy Generation Research Office
6 Month Limited Term, may become permanent
Issued 1/9/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA #560-307
Energy Generation Research Office
6 Month Limited Term, may become permanent
Issued 1/9/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #320-306
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 1/9/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #330-304
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 1/9/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Supervisor II (TED) - RPA #350-297
Energy Deployment & Market Facilitation Office
Issued 12/31/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Air Resources Engineer - RPA #560-229
Energy Research Generation Office
Issued 12/10/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA #560-253
Will Consider an Energy Commission Specialist I (TED)
Limited Term - 8 months (May become permanent)
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 11/19/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #560-252
Limited Term (11 Months, May become Permanent)
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 11/18/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #310-241
Limited Term (8 Months, may become permanent)
(Will consider an Energy Analyst)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 11/12/2014. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement - Associate Energy Specialist
Duty Statement - Energy Analyst

Energy Commission Specialist I - RPA #310-225
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 10/27/2014. 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

Energy Analyst - RPA #580-384 - Limited Term (12 Months)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 2/13/2014. 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.

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #610-326
(May consider downgrading to an Energy Analyst)
Emerging Fuels and Technologies Office
Issued 1/20/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement - Associate Energy Specialist
Duty Statement - Energy Analyst


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 Resources Specialist III (Managerial) RPA #510-316
Will consider a Training & Development (T&D) Assignment or a Temporary Authorization Utilization (TAU) Appointment
Issued 1/23/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II RPA #520-314
Issued 1/14/15. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #520-167
Issued 9/26/14. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #520-154
Issued 9/18/14. 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.

Energy Resources Specialist III (Managerial) RPA #710-315
Limited Term (May become permanent)
Will consider a Training and Development (T&D) Assignment or a Temporary Authorization Utilization (TAU) Appointment
Issued 1/23/15. Final Filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner II-Energy Facility Siting (EFS) RPA #760-226
(Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes)
Issued 12/30/14. Final filing date: Until filled.
Planner II (EFS) Duty Statement
Planner I (EFS) Duty Statement

Planner III-Energy Facility Siting (EFS) RPA #710-496
Issued 12/04/2014. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst RPA #760-155
Issued 09/12/2014. 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 Division

Information Technology Services Branch (ITSB)

Staff Programmer Analyst (Specialist) 3 positions - RPA #210-580, #210-227, #210-230
Issued 10/30/14. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement


Small Offices


Chief Counsel's Office

Career Executive Assignment CEA-C
Chief Counsel
Statewide Promotional
Issued 1/9/15. Final Filling Date: January 22, 2015

Executive Office

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA # 150-007
Limited Term (12 months), (may increase to 24 months)
Issued 11/4/14. Final Filling Date: November 13, 2014.
Duty Statement


Public Adviser's Office

Associate Governmental Program Analyst - RPA # 130-073
Issued 10/15/14. Final Filling Date: November 10, 2014.
Duty Statement




If you have questions about Energy Commission jobs contact:

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

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