Job Posting: Building Decarbonization Engagement Lead

California Energy Commission

JC-341219
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Building Decarbonization Engagement Lead
ENERGY COMMISSION SPECIALIST II (TECH EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT)

$7,152.00 - $8,889.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

Under general direction of the Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) of the Existing Buildings Branch of the Efficiency Division, the incumbent will provide expert guidance on highly complex and technical problems; and provide expert consultation services within their area of expertise in the field of existing building decarbonization and communicating information in an audience-friendly manner. The incumbent is the most highly skilled practitioner who serves as a prime resource and innovator in energy-related subjects, which are the most sensitive and complex due to the rapid development in the subject area. This branch has primary responsibility of developing and implementing programs, policies, and regulations that improve existing building performance, and facilitate achieving the state’s energy efficiency, clean grid, and carbon reduction goals. In addition, the incumbent represents the division and California Energy Commission (CEC) before various state, federal, and local energy agencies and regional, national, professional, and governmental bodies which significantly influence the state’s energy policies with respect to existing building decarbonization activities. The incumbent will serve as a knowledgeable resource on policy, technology, market, and strategic issues as directed; and plays a primary role in coordination and collaboration with other state, federal, and local agencies, as well as other interested stakeholders and the public.

Minimum Qualifications: Your application, resume, and other material must highlight how your experience relates to the minimum qualifications of this classification. If the minimum qualifications are not met we cannot consider you for this position. The specific minimum qualifications for this classification can be found on the classification spec under the minimum qualifications heading at the following link: 

https://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/pages/4056.aspx


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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 on a high level of telework. Limited-in person attendance and occasional travel may be required based on the needs of the division. Regular and consistent attendance - whether office-based or remote-centric - is essential to the successful performance in this position. This position is remote centered which means the incumbent works 50 percent or more of their time monthly from an alternate work location (i.e., teleworking).

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-341219
Position #(s):
535-420-4185-003
Working Title:
Building Decarbonization Engagement Lead
Classification:
ENERGY COMMISSION SPECIALIST II (TECH EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT)
$7,152.00 - $8,889.00
ENERGY COMMISSION SPECIALIST I (TECH EVALUATION AND DEVELOPMENT)
$6,512.00 - $8,093.00
# 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, and 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 California Energy Commission headquarters are located in Sacramento, California.
Department Website: https://www.energy.ca.gov

Special Requirements

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 -341219
3) RPA 420-153 in the “Explanation Section” of the State Examination / Employment Application (STD. 678)
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.

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 420-153|JC-341219
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 420-153|JC-341219
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 optional. It may be included, but is not required.
  • Other - Cover Letter - Include a cover letter of no more than one page in length describing why you are the best 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:
• Highly knowledgeable about decarbonization issues, strategies, and technologies related to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in existing commercial and residential buildings, California energy policy and policy development and implementation processes, associated energy saving and cost-effectiveness methodologies, optimizing building usage to support grid resiliency, and advancing energy equity.
• Highly proficient in writing, analyzing, evaluating, challenging, developing, and defending policy reports.
• Ability to provide expert guidance to building owners, contractors, building departments, and other stakeholders throughout California on existing buildings decarbonization and electrification, and lead development of educational and training resources and tools used to increase industry knowledge to increase compliance with the state’s carbon reduction goals.
• Ability to plan, organize, prioritize workload, including planning and running public workshops, collaboratively lead a team of highly technical scientists, engineers, interact respectfully with stakeholders, and provide expert consultation to management and commissioners.
• Experience running highly technical projects from start to finish, on time, within budget, with input from a diverse group of public stakeholders.
• Collaborative mentality, with excellent written and verbal communication skills, including making technical, public presentations.

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 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