CA Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority


$2,331.00 - $3,656.00

Final Filing Date: 1/25/2018

Job Description and Duties

Under the direction of the Staff Services Manager I and/or Staff Services Manager II, this position will act independently in developing and implementing various programs, policies and operating procedures of the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority (CAEATFA) related to the California Hub for Energy Efficiency Financing (CHEEF) pilot programs. 

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.  For more information on the CHEEF pilots, see and

This position may require travel once-twice a month on day or overnight trips.

Both levels are considered. The complexity of the duties will be modified to be consistent with the classification of the candidate hired. 

If you do not hear from us in 4-6 weeks, you may assume the position has been filled by another applicant. 

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-95729
Position #(s):
$2,921.00 - $3,656.00
$2,331.00 - $3,165.00
# 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 and work in a fast-paced, start-up like environment.  If you are interested in a challenging leadership opportunity to make an economic and environmental impact, you are encouraged to apply.  

Special Requirements

  • The position(s) require(s) the ability to type at a minimum speed as designated on the Class Specifications (link available in the additional documentation section). You must obtain a valid typing certificate confirming your ability to meet the minimum typing speed, prior to being hired. Additional information regarding acceptable typing tests is available at the website.
  • The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
  • Individual applications must be submitted for each positon applying for. If you are interested in applying for BOTH classifications (OT and OA), please submit a State Application (Std 678) for EACH classification. 
  • Please include either OT 321-001-1139-011" or "OA 321-001-1379-BBB" 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

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. 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: 1/25/2018

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

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

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 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at 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.
  • Other -
    Please submit a Supplemental Questionnaire answering the followng three questions: 
    1) Why are you interested in this particular position and why are you a good fit? 
    2) What is a skill or capacity you are working on developing that is relevant to this position? 
    3) Please describe your ideal work day and ideal work environment. 
    Applicatioins submitted without a Supplemental Questionnaire will not be considered for interview. 
  • Other - A valid Typing Certificate must be attached to your application to be considered for an interview 
  • Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
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:
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and highly organized work habits.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with grammatically-correct writing. 
  • Persistence and tenacity when facing obstacles.
  • Excellent attendance, punctuality, and dependability.
  • Ability to function effectively in an electronic office, well-versed and skilled in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat, and ability to quickly learn CAEATFA's customized database systems, as essential tools in the workplace.
  • Ability to work on multiple time-sensitive projects simultaneously, and ability to shift priorities quickly.
  • Familiarity with accounting concepts.
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, small, service-oriented state agency prioritizing accountability, transparency and customer service.
  • This is a traveling position. A valid CA driver license in good standing must be held by all applicants who apply.

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:
(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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail