Job Posting

CA Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority



Final Filing Date: 7/3/2017

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-69169
Position #(s):
Working Title: SPECIALIST
$5,470.00 - $6,796.00
# of Positions: 1
Work Location: Sacramento County
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

Join us as part of the California Hub for Energy Efficiency Financing, an innovative public-private partnership administered by CAEATFA, designed to be the first open-market financing and on-bill repayment energy efficiency pilot across multiple industry sectors in the nation.  We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our team.  If you are interested in a challenging leadership opportunity to make an impact in this industry in a highly team-oriented environment, you are encouraged to apply.

Please click on the following link to view information about the CA Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA).

Job Description and Duties

Under the general direction of the Executive Director and the specific oversight of the Staff Services Manager II (SSM II), this position will act independently in overseeing the development, implementation, and maintenance of compliance policies and procedures for the California Hub for Energy Efficiency Financing (CHEEF). The CHEEF is a collaboration with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), funded with $75 million of investor-owned utility (IOU) ratepayer funds, to establish a centralized platform for private capital providers to increase access to and improve the terms of private capital financing for energy efficiency retrofits through credit enhancements and on-bill repayment functionality.


The SSM I Specialist provides leadership to CAEATFA staff assigned to CHEEF compliance and will coordinate extensively with the SSM I Supervisor responsible for Program Development and Implementation of the CHEEF, as well as with the SSM I Specialist responsible for CHEEF marketing, education and outreach (ME&O) activities.


The incumbent may also work directly with state and other stakeholders and decision makers regarding the design and implementation of numerous business processes, including data exchange protocols and fund transfers, and will provide technical oversight on the most complex regulatory issues, ensuring compliance within all program parameters.

Please click on the link in the menu to the right to view the full Duty Statement. 

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
  • Please include “SSMI 321-001-4800-005" in the “Job Titles For Which You Are Applying” box on your State Standard Application (Form STD 678).
  • State the source of your eligibility (i.e. list eligibility, reinstatement, lateral transfer, SROA, surplus employee, etc.) in the “Explanations” box on your application. If you do not indicate the source of your eligibility, you may not be considered for an interview.
  • Applicants who wish to laterally transfer from another state classification must provide proof that they meet the minimum qualifications for this classification. The minimum qualifications can be found at the link in the menu on the right.

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 7/3/2017

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Completed Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. A completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included, when submitting your application in hard copy.

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

CA Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority
Attn: Application Unit
State Treasurer'S Office
915 Capitol Mall, Room 538
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

Application Unit
State Treasurer'S Office
915 Capitol Mall, Room 538
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Statement of Qualifications -

    Please submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) describing your interest in and qualifications for the position. The statement should be no more than two pages in length. Applications without a SOQ will not be considered for an interview.

  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • Degree and/or School Transcripts
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices and techniques.
  • Experience with administration, program and regulatory development, and contract management practices.
  • Computer skills, including an understanding of and familiarity with accounting software, relational database systems and spreadsheet applications.
  • Experience in California finance programs and/or compliance monitoring practices and audit policy.
  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and apply that skill to solution-oriented management of problems as they arise in the normal course of business.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, small, service-oriented, state agency prioritizing accountability, transparency, and customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, including: presentations before elected and appointed decision makers in the public and private sectors, and to potential and existing stakeholders; and research and written correspondence supporting recommendations to the Executive Management and Board of the Authority.
  • Position may travel up to twice a month for one or two days at a time.

A writing sample may be requested from candidates during the interview selection process.

Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

  • Human Resources Contact:
    Nicole Yousefi
    (916) 653-3100
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    EEO Officer
    (916) 653-3100
  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • By Mail
  • Drop-off
Additional Documentation

Duty Statement

Class Specification(s):
Alternate Application Process

While we recommend that you utilize your CalCareer Account to take advantage of all the tools available, you may choose to apply for this job without using your account. In this case, print and complete the Job Application Package Checklist and include it if you submit a hard copy application.

Job Application Package Checklist

Blank Application Form (STD 678)