Job Posting: Associate Governmental Program Analyst

California Energy Commission

JC-209791
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Associate Governmental Program Analyst
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST

$5,149.00 - $6,640.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 10/24/2020

Job Description and Duties

California Energy Commission seeks an Associate Governmental Program Analyst in the Energy Research and Development Division/Energy Deployment & Market Facilitation Office/Market Transformation & Outreach Unit. Under the direction and supervision of the Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory), the incumbent serves in the Energy Deployment and Market Facilitation Office supporting the Energy Research and Development Division (ERDD) Management Team to implement and administer research development and demonstration (RD&D). The goal of the ERDD is to conduct RD&D to advance science and technologies not adequately provided by the regulated and competitive markets. As part of an interdisciplinary team in the Technology Scale-up and Outreach unit, the incumbent will design and conduct activities to advance energy equity and community participation in the CEC’s research and development programs. In addition, the incumbent will manage and provide input into technology demonstration projects that can lead to increased community adoption of emerging clean energy technologies. The incumbent will support technology transfer and knowledge dissemination activities to promote and further the development and deployment of CEC-funded technologies. The incumbent will prepare written materials for presentations, press releases, and fact sheets.

Training and Development Assignment may be considered.

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

Working Conditions

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of the duties will be performed in a telework environment, but may return to an office environment in the future. Regular and consistent attendance is essential to the successful performance in this position. Occasional travel may be required.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-209791
Position #(s):
535-350-5393-XXX
Working Title:
Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Classification:
ASSOCIATE GOVERNMENTAL PROGRAM ANALYST
$5,149.00 - $6,640.00
STAFF SERVICES ANALYST (GENERAL)
$3,298.00 - $5,521.00
# of Positions:
1
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission (the formal name for the California Energy Commission) was established by the Legislature in 1974 to address the energy challenges facing the state. The California Energy Commission is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency.
Department Website: https://www.energy.ca.gov

Special Requirements

If mailing or dropping off Application Packages in-person, you must clearly indicate the following: 1) eligibility (list, transfer, reinstatement, SROA/Surplus, etc.), 2) JC #209791, and 3) RPA #350-025 in the “Explanation Section” of the State Examination/Employment Application (STD. 678). Applications submitted by mail or in-person must include an original signature. Please remove any confidential information (e.g. social security number, date of birth, etc.) as well as any information regarding LEAP eligibility and/or exam scores from your documents prior to submission. Possession of Minimum Qualifications will be verified prior to interview/and or appointment. If you are applying for a classification with an educational requirement on which you are basing your eligibility, you must provide copies of your unofficial transcripts and/or degrees with your application as proof of meeting the education requirement. If hired, you may be required to provide official sealed transcripts or an original degree.

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: 10/24/2020

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply. Individuals who are eligible for a Training and Development assignment may also be considered for this position(s).

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

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 www.CalCareers.ca.gov. 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:

California Energy Commission
Attn: RPA 350-025
Personnel Services Office
1516 9th Street, MS-3
Sacramento, CA 95814

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

RPA 350-025
Personnel Services Office
1516 9th Street, MS-3
Sacramento, CA 95814
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

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

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. 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.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Statement of Qualifications - Required - See Statement of Qualifications below.
  • Other -

    Cover Letter 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:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and expected to work within a large team environment.

  • Ability to communicate complicated information in a simple, consumer-friendly manner.

  • Ability to coordinate interdisciplinary projects. 

Benefits

For more details about employee benefits, visit CalHR’s website.

https://www.calhr.ca.gov/Pages/California-State-Civil-Service-Employee-Benefits-Summary.aspx

Contact Information

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

Department Website: https://www.energy.ca.gov
Human Resources Contact:
RPA 350-025
(916) 654-4309
personnelservices@energy.ca.gov

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:
Carousel Gore
(916) 654-5067
Carousel.Gore@energy.ca.gov
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.

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

When completing the SOQ, be sure to title the page “Statement of Qualifications” and include all relevant experience, education, and training for each question below and explain your answers thoroughly. Please include relevant places of employment, pertinent dates, duties performed, etc. when responding to each question. Responses should be no longer than two pages, single-spaced with no smaller than 12-point font. The responses must address the following questions:

1. Experience conducting outreach, engagement, and capacity building with communities and local governments.
2. Ability to develop, implement and manage new tools, including online platforms, for engaging with stakeholders and policymakers.
3. Knowledge of clean energy programs and policies.
4. Experience developing and curating content to communicate the impact of social programs to stakeholders.

Applications received without the SOQ will not be considered. Resumes, letters, and other materials will not be evaluated or considered in place of responses to the SOQ.

Salary Reduction Notice

Salaries do not reflect the reduction of pay. Effective July 1, 2020, in response to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) implemented the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020). For Fiscal Years 2020-21, employees will participate in the PLP 2020 and be credited (16) hours per month of PLP hours in return for reduction of pay equal to 9.23%. Part time employees shall be subject to the same conditions as stated above, on a pro-rated basis. 

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
Drop-off