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Job Posting: Deputy Division Chief

California Energy Commission

JC-267842
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Deputy Division Chief
ENERGY RESOURCES SPECIALIST III MANAGERIAL

$10,018.00 - $11,377.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

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.

 

Are you interested in a career that makes a positive impact on California and the world? Would you like to be part of a talented and passionate team committed to developing innovative strategies and recommending public policy solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote energy efficiency, and reduce our dependence on petroleum? Are you prepared for an exciting challenge?

 

If so, the California Energy Commission’s Clean Transportation Program is seeking a Deputy Division Chief (Energy Resources Specialist III (M)) to build upon and shape California’s transportation energy future.

 

The Fuels and Transportation Division administers the Clean Transportation Program that provides funding to support innovation and accelerate the development and deployment of zero-emission and advanced transportation and fuel technologies. The Clean Transportation Program invests up to $100 million annually in a broad portfolio of transportation and fuel transportation projects throughout the state. 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 also supports the state’s sustainable, long-term economic development.

 

Under the general direction of the Deputy Director of the Fuels and Transportation Division, the Deputy Division Chief is responsible for assisting the Deputy Director in all aspects of the division’s programs, policies, and administrative responsibilities. A primary role will be to oversee, develop, plan, manage, and organize all aspects of Division funding and grant funding opportunities including contract management and staff oversight. In this capacity, the Deputy Division Chief functions in the place of and as an extension of the Deputy Director.  The incumbent will perform the functions of the Deputy Director in their absence.  In addition, the Deputy Division Chief has responsibility to manage specific programs and projects and provide oversight and management of the division’s administrative and budget functions.

 

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.

 

Please let us know how you heard about this position by taking this brief survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CECRecruitmentSurvey  

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-267842
Position #(s):
535-600-4805-004
Working Title:
Deputy Division Chief
Classification:
ENERGY RESOURCES SPECIALIST III MANAGERIAL
$10,018.00 - $11,377.00
# 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 is leading the state to a 100% clean energy future. Come be a part of the action and join our team today!

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-267842 3) RPA 600-078 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.

 

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 600-078|JC-267842
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 600-078|JC-267842
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 cover letter of no more than one page in length describing why you are the best candidate for this position.

  • Statement of Qualifications - See below for Statement of Qualifications questions.
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:
• Knowledge and experience in the functions of a professional manager and team building. • Administrative ability and knowledge of State and Commission requirements and procedures in budgeting, workplan preparation, hiring and contracting. • Knowledge and experience in grant funding solicitations including program design, contract management, amendments, and all related aspects to ensure that public funds are effectively utilized. • Knowledge and experience related to the statutory responsibilities and issues of the Division. • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders to set priorities across a diverse set of programs and activities. • Ability to work effectively with and to gain the confidence of staff, management, and Commissioners on policy and technical issues. • Ability to coordinate the most sensitive and complex interdivisional and interagency projects and policies. • Ability to apply strategic planning principles.

Benefits

New hires to state civil service will be hired at the minimum of the applicable salary range.


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.

Statement of Qualifications

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. How does your knowledge, skills, abilities and experience make you the best candidate for this position?

2. What is your primary management style and how does this style enhance your ability to be successful?

3. Describe your experience with grant funding opportunities, funding solicitations, or other similar incentive programs.

4. Describe your experience managing a large budget and ensuring timely and effective expenditures.

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.

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