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-420-038
Existing Buildings and Compliance
Issued 08/04/2017. 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
Local Assistance and Financing Office
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.

Energy Commission Specialist II (Forecasting) - RPA-820-049
Will consider a Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 08/16/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (Forecasting) - RPA-820-030
Will consider a Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 07/31/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (Forecasting) - RPA-820-041
Will consider a Training and Development Assignment
Issued 07/31/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (Forecasting) - RPA-820-022
Will consider a Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 07/25/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist III (Forecasting) - RPA-820-007
Will consider a Training and Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 07/11/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

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 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-820-391
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

Mechanical Engineer - RPA-330-435
Limited term – 12 months (may be extended and may become permanent)
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 07/25/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

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


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.

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 Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA-520-381
Issued 07/05/2017. 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.

Mechanical Engineer - RPA-770-008
Engineering Office
Issued 07/18/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Planner II - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA-760-327
Technical Emphasis: Cultural Resources/Associate Tribal Liaison
Environmental Office
Issued 07/06/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
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


Job and Examination Opportunity

No job opportunities at this time


Administrative Services Division

Human Resources and Support Services Branch

Staff Services Manager III - RPA-208-055
Limited Term (up to 24-Months) - May become permanent
Issued 08/11/2017. Final filing date: 9/1/2017.
Duty Statement


Small Offices

Office of Compliance Assistance and Enforcement (OCAE)

Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA-151-028
Issued 07/20/2017. 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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