Job Opportunities at the
California Energy Commission

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We are in search of talented and enthusiastic individuals who are eager to join a dynamic and steadfast team that works with public and private partners to continually improve California's energy systems.

Your professional contribution to our organization will make a significant difference as you help us strive to meet our state's energy needs while also enhancing environmental stewardship.

If you are intelligent, creative and intrigued with 21st century energy challenges and eager to solve them, we are looking for you.

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 Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA-440-324
Will Consider a Training and Development (T&D) Assignment
Issued: 06/22/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA-410-394
Appliances and Outreach and Education Office
Issued: 06/07/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA-420-361
Existing Buildings and Compliance Office
Issued: 04/19/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (EFF) - RPA-440-349
Will Consider Energy Analyst
Issued: 03/29/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA-420-320
Existing Buildings and Compliance Office
Issued: 03/07/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA-420-266
Existing Buildings and Compliance Office
Issued: 01/13/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Senior Electrical Engineer - RPA-430-181
Building Standards Office
Issued: 09/22/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA-430-155
Building Standards Office
Issued: 09/01/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement


Energy Assessments Division

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

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA-820-408
Demand Analysis Office
Issued: 06/14/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA-830-407
Will consider a Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued: 06/09/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (FO) - RPA-820-396
Will consider Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued: 05/19/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (FO) - RPA-820-391
Will consider Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued: 05/18/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist III (FO) - RPA-820-393
Will consider Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued: 05/18/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (FO) - RPA-820-390
Will consider Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued: 05/16/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist III (FO) - RPA-820-366
Will consider Energy Commission Specialist II (FO)
Will consider Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued: 04/21/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Energy Commission Specialist III (FO) Duty Statement
Energy Commission Specialist II (FO) Duty Statement

Energy Resources Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA-810-246
Will consider a Training and Development (T&D) Assignment
Supply Analysis Office
Reissued 04/04/2017. 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

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA-310-445
Will consider an Energy Analyst
Issued: 06/15/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA-330-425
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued: 05/05/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Electric Generation System Specialist III - RPA-320-315
Limited Term ( May be extended or become permanent)
Issued: 04/11/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Administrative Assistant I - RPA-300-350
Will Consider Executive Assistant
Issued: 04/04/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Administrative Assistant I Duty Statement
Executive Assistant Duty Statement


Fuels and Transportation Division

The Fuels and Transportation Division is responsible for implementing the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program. The Division is focused on the development and deployment of alternatives to conventional fuels that will be our fuels in the future, in addition to the infrastructure to support advanced transportation fuels and technologies. The Division is organized into two offices: Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Office and Emerging Fuels and Technologies Office.

Energy Resource Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA-610-400
Pending Dept of Finance Approval
Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Office
Issued: 06/02/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement


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.

No job opportunities at this time


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.

Planner II - Energy Facility Siting - RPA-760-373
Will consider Planner I - Energy Facility Siting
Environmental Office
Issued: 04/28/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Planner II - Energy Facility Siting Duty Statement
Planner I - Energy Facility Siting Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA-760-203 & 760-204
2 Positions Available
Technical Emphases: Community Resources (land use, socioeconomics, visual resources traffic safety, and alternatives)
Environmental Office
Issued: 03/08/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA-760-205
Technical Emphasis: Biological Resources
Environmental Office
Issued: 09/28/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Planner III - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA-710-417
Issued: 05/25/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement


Career Executive Assignment

No job opportunities at this time


Administrative Services Division

No job opportunities at this time


Small Offices

Executive Office

Administrative Assistant II - RPA-150-382
(may downgrade to Administrative Assistant I or Executive Assistant)
Issued: 05/03/2017. Final filing 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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