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 Commission Specialist II (EFF) - RPA-440-091
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 09/07/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (EFF) - RPA-440-062
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 09/06/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (Efficiency) - RPA-430-061
Will consider Energy Commission Specialist I (Efficiency)
Building Standards Office
Issued 08/25/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Energy Commission Specialist II (Efficiency) Duty Statement
Energy Commission Specialist I Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA-420-060
Existing Buildings and Compliance Office
Issued 08/25/2017. 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

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


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 (TED) - RPA-820-122
Will consider an ECS I (TED) for Recruitment and Development
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 10/11/2017. Final filing date: 10/23/2017.
Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) 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

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

Energy Analyst - RPA-330-070
Limited Term - 12 Months
(May be extended / May become permanent)
Issued 09/07/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

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


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 Resources Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA-600-126
Administration Office
Issued 10/09/2017. Final filing date: 10/23/2017.
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.

Mechanical Engineer - RPA-550-116
Issued 10/04/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) - RPA-520-100
(May consider a Training and Development Assignment)
Reissued 09/21/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA-550-079
(Will also consider Energy Analyst)
Issued 09/08/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA-520-054
Renewable Energy Office
Issued 09/01/2017. 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.

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

Chief Deputy Director
Career Executive Assignment C (C.E.A C)
Executive Office
Issued 10/05/2017. Final filing date: 10/19/2017.


Job and Examination Opportunity

No job opportunities at this time


Administrative Services Division

Budget Office, Financial Services

Associate Budget Analyst - RPA-202-086
(Will consider Staff Services Analyst)
Budget Office
Issued 09/12/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Associate Budget Analyst Duty Statement
Staff Services Analyst Duty Statement

Information Technology Services Branch

Associate Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) - RPA-210-111 & 210-112
Two vacancies
Issued 10/04/2017. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement


Small Offices

No job opportunities at this time


If you have questions about Energy Commission jobs contact:

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

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