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Job Posting: Budget & Agreement Lead Analyst

California Energy Commission

Budget & Agreement Lead Analyst

$5,383.00 - $6,942.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: 6/5/2022

Job Description and Duties

The California Energy Commission’s Fuels and Transportation Division (FTD) is seeking exceptional people to build upon and shape California’s transportation energy future. FTD seeks an Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) in its Administration Office. The incumbent would serve the role of Budget & Agreement Lead Analyst.

FTD administers the Clean Transportation Program, which is investing more than $1 billion to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission transportation infrastructure, support in-state manufacturing, and workforce training and development. The Energy Commission leverages public and private investments to support adoption of cleaner transportation powered by zero-emission, alternative, and renewable fuels. The program plays an important role in achieving California’s ambitious goals on climate change, petroleum reduction, and adoption of zero-emission vehicles, as well as efforts to reach air quality standards. The program supports the state’s sustainable, long-term economic development.

The incumbent will support the management and oversight of FTD funding programs by performing administrative, fiscal, and budgetary information dissemination activities. This will include tracking FTD’s active agreements by utilizing Excel spreadsheets, compiling data on the status of agreements, working with Commission Agreement Managers to provide updates to management, and regularly reconciling fiscal information between internal databases and FI$Cal reports.

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

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

Working Conditions

The California Energy Commission offers a hybrid workplace model that is designed to support a distributed workforce of both office-based and remote-centric workers that relies heavily on telework. Limited in-person attendance and occasional travel may be required based on the needs of the division. Regular and consistent attendance is essential to successful performance in this position. This position is remote centered, which means the employee works 50 percent or more of the time from an alternate work location (telework).

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Budget & Agreement Lead Analyst
$5,383.00 - $6,942.00
$3,448.00 - $5,772.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
Sacramento County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The CEC is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency, leading California 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 CEC is committed to embodying diversity, equity, and inclusion. The CEC plays an active and meaningful role in creating an environment that enables its employees to thrive.

The CEC encourages a hybrid workplace model that is designed to support a workforce of both office-based and remote-centric workers. The CEC headquarters is in downtown Sacramento.
Department Website:

Special Requirements

When submitting a completed application package by mail or in-person, the following must be included:
  1. Eligibility (list, transfer, reinstatement, SROA/Surplus, etc.) 
  2. JC 305972 
  3. RPA 600-346 in the “Explanation Section” of the State Examination/Employment Application (STD. 678) 
  4. An original signature
Electronic submittal of the application package through CalCareers at is preferred.

Do not include confidential information within your application package, such as your social security number (SSN), birthdate, age, exam results/scores, Limited Examination Appointment Program (LEAP) status, or disability information.

Please review the Minimum Requirements/Qualifications) within the class specification and ensure that your application package clearly indicates how you meet the minimum qualifications. This information will be verified prior to your interview or appointment.

Include unofficial transcripts or degrees with your application package if you are applying for a classification with an education requirement that your eligibility is based on. If hired, you may be required to provide official transcripts or an original degree.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a STD. 678. 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 if applicable.

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: 6/5/2022

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.

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 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 600-346 | JC 305972
715 P Street, MS-52
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 600-346 | JC 305792
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 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 optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • Statement of Qualifications - See Instructions Below
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 and organizational skills. Ability to interact effectively with both internal staff and external parties. Ability to effectively work independently and under pressure and maintain positive and constructive work relationships with others. 
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate interdisciplinary tasks, at times dealing with competing work priorities and deadlines to ensure high quality work products and timeliness of deliverables. 
  • Ability to gather, compile, analyze, and interpret numerical research data with excellent attention to detail. 
  • Ability to reason logically and creatively while using a variety of analytical techniques, tools, and software. 
  • Experience with budgetary functions such as allocation of funding and tracking encumbrances and expenditures. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and SharePoint. 
  • Clear, effective communication (oral and written) and ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external customers. 
  • Ability to follow verbal and/or written instructions, as well as organizational policies and procedures.


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:
Human Resources Contact:
RPA 600-346 | JC 305972
(916) 654-4309

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
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 Instructions

When completing the SOQ, title the page “Statement of Qualifications.” Include relevant experience, education, and training for the questions below, and provide thorough explanations. Include relevant places of employment, dates, duties, etc. in your responses. Responses shall be no longer than two pages, single-spaced in Arial 12-point font.

Responses shall address:

  1. Describe your experience prioritizing multiple high-level assignments and provide an example of how you were able to complete assignments with conflicting deadlines. How do you asses priority, and what tools do you use to stay on track and remain organized? 
  2. Describe your experience with budgetary functions such as allocation of funding and tracking encumbrances and expenditures. How was this information used to support decision making? 
  3. Describe a time in your experience where you had to apply logic or creativity within an established process to solve a problem.
Applications received without an SOQ will not be considered. Resumes, cover letters, and other materials will not be evaluated or considered in lieu of the SOQ.

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