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Job Posting: Assistant Deputy Director

California Energy Commission

JC-276330
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Assistant Deputy Director
ENERGY RESOURCES SPECIALIST III MANAGERIAL

$10,018.00 - $11,377.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The Energy Commission seeks an Assistant Deputy Director (Energy Resources Specialist III Managerial classification) in the Energy Research and Development Division/Administration Office.

Under the general direction of the Deputy Director of the Energy Research and Development Division, the Assistant Deputy Director provides leadership and management direction in technology innovation and research activities advancing energy sector decarbonization, resilience, reliability, and equity. The Assistant Deputy Director functions as an extension of the Deputy Director, advising and collaborating with the Deputy Director on research direction, investment strategy, and complex energy sector technology and policy matters; managing Division programs and projects; and engaging and supporting Commission leadership and external partners. Specific technical areas of focus may include: renewable generation and integration; energy storage; grid reliability; building energy efficiency; load flexibility; transportation; industry and agriculture; energy-water nexus; climate resilience; infrastructure safety and integrity; energy entrepreneurship; and technology commercialization and deployment scale-up. The Assistant Deputy Director will also lead the development and implementation of Division policies and administrative activities, including: managing the Division budget, work plans, and processes; assessing and supporting staff activities and performance; and overseeing the Division’s activities related to technology transfer and quantification and communication of program benefits. The incumbent may perform the functions of the Deputy Director in the Deputy’s absence. For step-by-step tutorials on creating a CalCareers account, searching for and applying for positions, click the video link below.

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Working Conditions

The California Energy Commission is primarily a telework environment. Limited-in person attendance and occasional travel may be required based on the needs of the division. Regular and consistent attendance is essential to the successful performance in this position. The Energy Commission encourages a hybrid workplace model that is designed to support a distributed workforce of both office-based and remote-centric workers.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-276330
Position #(s):
535-300-4805-XXX
Working Title:
Assistant Deputy Director
Classification:
ENERGY RESOURCES SPECIALIST III MANAGERIAL
$10,018.00 - $11,377.00
# of Positions:
2
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 and is leading the state to a 100% clean energy future. Come be a part of the action and join our team today!

As a State agency serving all Californians, the California Energy Commission is committed to being an organization that embodies diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Energy Commission plays an active and meaningful role in creating an environment that enables each employee to thrive. The Energy Commission encourages a hybrid workplace model that is designed to support a distributed workforce of both office-based and remote-centric workers.

The Energy Commission encourages a hybrid workplace model that is designed to support a distributed workforce of both office-based and remote-centric workers. The California Energy Commission headquarters are located in Sacramento, California.
Department Website: https://www.energy.ca.gov

Special Requirements

Electronic submittal of application package through CalCareers (https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/) is preferred.

If submitting your completed application packages by mail or in-person, you must include the following: 1) eligibility (list, transfer, reinstatement, SROA/Surplus, etc.), 2) JC-276330, 3) RPA 300-146/147 in the “Explanation Section” of the State Examination/Employment Application (STD. 678), and 4) an original signature. Electronic submittal of application package through CalCareers (https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/) is preferred.

Do not include any confidential information within your application package i.e. Social Security Number (SSN), birthdate, age, exam results/scores, Limited Examination Appointment Program (LEAP) status, disability information, etc.

Please review the Minimum Requirements (or minimum qualifications) within the Class Specification and ensure that your application package clearly indicates how you meet the minimum qualifications as this will be verified prior to interview and/or appointment. Include unofficial transcripts and/or degrees within your application package if you are applying for a classification with an educational requirement on which you are basing your eligibility on. If hired, you may be required to provide official transcripts and/or original degree.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a STD. 678. All applications must include: “to” and “from” dates (month/day/year); time base (full-time/part-time/number of hours per week/month); and civil service class titles where applicable.

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: Until Filled

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 300-146/147|JC-276330
715 P 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:

California Energy Commission
RPA 300-146/147|JC-276330
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.
  • Other - Cover Letter - Include a resume along with a cover letter describing why you are a strong candidate for this position.
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:
• Experience in energy technology innovation and energy sector analysis • Experience in managing technical programs, including strategic planning activities • Ability to lead high-performing, highly motivated teams, to build team capabilities, and to foster a culture of collaboration, creativity, respect, and excellence • Ability to deliver high-quality, timely teamwork products • Ability to operate in a fast-paced work environment, with a high level organization, and to manage multiple priorities • Ability to productively address and resolve conflict • Ability to represent the Division and Commission in meetings, conferences, hearings, and workshops with other agencies, the Legislature, companies, research organizations, communities, and other stakeholders • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, including with non-expert

Benefits

Benefit information can be found on the CalHR website and the CalPERS website.

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:
Personnel Services Office
(916) 654-4309
personnel.services@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) 661-8122
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.

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