Job Posting: Supervisor of Energy Efficiency and Load Reduction Research

California Energy Commission

JC-300636
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Supervisor of Energy Efficiency and Load Reduction Research
ENERGY RESOURCES SPECIALIST III (SUPERVISORY)

$8,721.00 - $10,837.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The Energy Commission seeks an Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisor) in the Energy Efficiency Research Office’s Efficiency Integration and Load Reduction Unit.

 

The Energy Research and Development Division helps California meet its energy and greenhouse gas reduction goals through research funding programs, including the Electric Program Investment Charge, Natural Gas Research Program, and Food Production Investment Program. These programs provide funds to a broad range of research projects.

 

Under the general direction of the Energy Resources Specialist III (Managerial) (Manager) the Energy Resources Specialist III (Supervisory) (Supervisor) serves as the supervisor of the Efficiency Integration and Load Reduction unit. The Supervisor performs a variety of supervisory functions; program and technical evaluation; planning and policy analysis and formulation; evaluating, prioritizing, and directing the research, development, and demonstration (RD&D) activities needed to reduce electricity use and load and to help meet the State’s carbon reduction and efficiency goals. The Incumbent supervises a team who are responsible for: 1) identifying, developing and managing cutting-edge research projects focused on advancing the integration of energy efficiency and distributed energy resources (DER) in buildings and industrial, agriculture and water (IAW) facilities; 2) investigating and implementing technologies and strategies that can provide grid support and enhance grid flexibility; 3) analyzing and identifying strategies for advancing energy efficiency and DERs in low income and/or disadvantaged communities; and 4) performing time-critical technical, economic, and market analyses to support demand response and load flexibility initiatives. 

 

The incumbent informs the division on advanced energy efficiency, demand response, load reduction, and decarbonization technologies and programs and strategies; participates in program planning; supervises and provides leadership to staff; and performs responsible, varied, and complex technology, economic, and other analyses to support energy RD&D that provides ratepayer benefits. 

 

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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).

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
JC-300636
Position #(s):
535-310-4813-XXX
Working Title:
Supervisor of Energy Efficiency and Load Reduction Research
Classification:
ENERGY RESOURCES SPECIALIST III (SUPERVISORY)
$8,721.00 - $10,837.00
# 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-300636

3) RPA 310-294 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. 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 310-294 | JC-300636
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 310-294 | JC-300636
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.
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 supervising a technical program or leading technical projects.
  • 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 productively address and resolve conflict.
  • Ability to master new technical concepts.
  • General understanding of how the California electric grid operates.
  • General understanding of demand response and electric load flexibility technologies for buildings, industries, and other sectors.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, including with non-expert audiences.

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
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) 661-8122
Carousel.Gore@energy.ca.gov
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