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 Resource Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA# 440-459
Will consider a Training and Development Assignment, Additionally a Temporary Authorization Utilization Appointment may be considered for the maximum period of 9 months
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 6/28/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA# 440-457
Local Assistance and Financing Office
Issued 6/28/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA# 420-403
Existing Buildings and Compliance Office
Issued 5/13/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (Efficiency) - RPA# 410-373
Will Consider Energy Commission Specialist I (Efficiency)
Appliances and Outreach and Education Office
Issued 4/17/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Commission Specialist II
Energy Commission Specialist I

Senior Electrical Engineer - RPA# 410-350
Appliances and Outreach and Education Office
Issued 4/11/2016. 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 Resource Specialist III (Managerial) - RPA #810-462
Will consider a Training and Development (T&D) Assignment.
Will consider a Temporary Authorization Utilization (TAU) Appointment for the maximum period of 9 months.
Supply Analysis Office
Issued 6/24/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (FO) - RPA #820-003
Will Consider a Training & Development Assignment
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 6/13/2016. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (FO) - RPA #820-293
Will consider Energy Analyst
Demand Analysis Office
Issued 2/19/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (FO) - Duty Statement
Energy Analyst (FO) - 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.

Senior Electrical Engineer - RPA #330-014
Energy Systems Research Office
Issued 7/15/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Associate Energy Specialist (TED) - RPA #310-445
Will consider an Energy Analyst
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 7/8/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Associate Energy Specialist (TED) Duty Statement
Energy Analyst Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist II (TED) - RPA #310-436 & RPA #310-438
(2 Positions)
Will consider an Energy Commission Specialist I (TED)
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 6/30/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Energy Commission Specialist II Duty Statement
Energy Commission Specialist I Duty Statement

Mechanical Engineer - RPA #560-418
Energy Generation Research Office
Issued 6/17/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #310-377
Energy Efficiency Research Office
Issued 5/12/2016. 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.

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #610-092
Issued 7/29/2016. 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.

Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA #520-083
Issued 7/29/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) - RPA #550-086
Issued 7/29/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #550-096
Issued 7/29/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #520-085
Issued 7/21/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Analyst - RPA #520-084
Issued 7/21/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Commission Specialist I (TED) - RPA #520-458
Issued 6/23/2016. 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.

Planner III - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #710-420
Issued 5/31/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner III - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #710-417
Issued 5/25/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Duty Statement

Planner II-Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #760-368
(Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes)
Technical Emphasis: Land Use, Socio-Economics, Traffic and Transportation &Visual Resources
Environmental Office
Issued 4/12/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Planner II Duty Statement
Planner I Duty Statement

Planner II-Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #760-345
(Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes)
Technical Emphasis: Land Use, Socio-Economics, Traffic and Transportation &Visual Resources
Environmental Office
Issued 4/1/2016. Final filing date: Until filled.
Planner II Duty Statement
Planner I Duty Statement

Planner II - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #760-191
Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes
Issued 11/17/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Planner II Duty Statement
Planner I Duty Statement

Planner II - Energy Facility Siting (EFS) - RPA #760-136
Position may be downgraded to Planner I (EFS) for recruitment purposes
Issued 9/21/2015. Final filing date: Until Filled.
Planner II Duty Statement
Planner I Duty Statement


Administrative Services Division

Administrative and Financial Management Services

Office Technician (Typing) - RPA #202-428
Contracts, Grants and Loans Office
Issued 7/22/2016. Final Filing Date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Energy Library

Supervising Librarian I - RPA #207-446
Issued 6/17/2016. Final Filing Date: Until Filled.
Duty Statement

Accounting Office

Accounting Technician - RPA #212-456
Issued 7/8/2016. Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Duty Statement

Information Technology Services Branch (ITSB)

None at this time.


Small Offices

Office of Compliance Assistance and Enforcement (OCAE)

Energy Commission Specialist I (EFF) - RPA #150-434
Will consider an Associate Energy Specialist (EFF)
Issued 6/14/2016. Final Filing Date: Until Filled.
Energy Commission Specialist I (EFF) Duty Statement
Associate Energy Specialist (EFF) Duty Statement

Executive Office

Office Technician (T) - RPA #150-056
Issued 7/26/2016. Final Filing Date: August 8, 2016
Duty Statement

Office of Governmental Affairs

Associate Governmental Program Analyst - RPA #160-028
Issued 7/19/2016. Final Filling Date: July 29, 2016
Duty Statement



If you have questions about Energy Commission jobs contact:

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

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