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This page last reviewed March 5, 2019


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Job & Transfer Opportunities Examination Plan FY 2018-19
Examination Information Examination Announcement List Serve
Promotional Examinations Eligible List Disclosure
Open Examinations State Application Form (STD. 678)
Career Executive Assignment (CEA) Examinations Links to Other State Employment Information
Continuous Examinations
Servicewide Examinations


Job & Transfer Opportunities


Current Job Vacancies - CARB

Vacancies listed on this site are available only to individuals who have eligibility based on either:

  • Successful completion of a competitive civil service examination, or
  • Current employment with the State of California in a classification that is comparable under transfer rules, or
  • Previous employment with the State of California in a class that is comparable under reinstatement rules.


-Please Click On Links below under "Classification Title" to view Full Job Description and how to apply.


Job Opportunities - El Monte

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Summary

Final Filing Date

Associate Governmental Program Analyst

ECARS

The Associate Governmental Program Analyst will serve as one of the liaisions for the Emissions Certification, Automotive Regulations and Science Division, Administrative Services Secftion.  The incumbent will have overall responsibility for processing and coordinating Contract, Training, and Out-of-State Travel requests and serve as the Division Records Management Liasion ensuring the Division's Records Retention Schedule is maintained and up to date.  Consult with Management and confer with the Budge Liasion to create a Division Spending Plan to secure a budget allocation for Contracts, Training, and Out-of-State Travel.

March 25, 2019
Air Resources Supervisor I

ECARS

Want to lead a team that works to ensure only emissions compliant heavy-duty and off-road diesel engines get approved for sale and use in California? The Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division has an ARS I position available to oversee a team of dedicated engineers and scientists reviewing emissions applications to determine compliance with the current regulations and test procedures. In light of recent cases, more emphasis is being placed on technical reviews of certification applications and real world testing of new engines and vehicles. The ARS I will interact with manufacturers of engines and vehicles to understand the latest emission control technologies and ensure they operate on the road the same as in the laboratory. The ARS I will work cooperatively with US EPA, On-Board Diagnostic, In-Use Compliance, Regulatory Development, and Enforcement groups as needed.

March 20, 2019
Air Resources Supervisor I

ECARS

The On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) Branch is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Air Resources Supervisor I to supervise the activities of the OBD Program Development Section, which has primary responsibility for development of light- and heavy-duty OBD regulations. The section is also responsible for developing manufacturer guidance on OBD program implementation, coordinating with internal and external stakeholders on OBD program integration and regulatory development, and consulting on OBD certification and enforcement issues. The ideal candidate will possess the technical background to understand and supervise the development of technical regulatory requirements and the evaluation of existing and emerging powertrain, emission control system, and diagnostic system technologies along with strong organizational and written and verbal communication skills. Work experience with management, supervision, regulatory development, and OBD system design, certification and enforcement is highly preferred.

March 20, 2019
Air Resources Supervisor I

ECARS

The Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division is recruiting for an Air Resources Supervisor I (ARS I) position for its Aftermarket Advanced Technology Section (AATS). The section is responsible for evaluating performance parts and retrofit systems to ensure they have no negative impact on vehicle/engine emissions. The evaluation process involves technical assessment, design, and monitoring of test programs and analysis of emission test data. The section recommends approval of parts that comply with the procedures, allowing manufacturers to sell their products in California. AATS also issues experimental permits and conducts special studies related to emissions of aftermarket parts.

March 20, 2019


Job Opportunities - Sacramento

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Summary

Final Filing Date

Staff Services Manager I (S)

ASD

Administrative Services Division is seeking a self-starter who is interested in working in a fast paced, highly technical and constantly evolving environment. The SSM I (S) will be responsible for the development, administration and monitoring of the department's highly complex Procurement and Grants Section.

March 15, 2019
Air Resources Engineer

MSCD

If you are a self-starter and enthusiastic individual, that enjoys policy development and working with multiple stakeholders and community groups, we want you to join our team.

March 12, 2019
Accounting Administrator III

ASD

Looking for a highly rewarding and challenging experience – well we are looking for you.  Come be a part of the California Air Resources Board family where we focus on people first. Under direction of the Administrative Services Division Chief, the incumbent serves as the Accounting Officer of the California Air Resources Board and the Office of the Secretary for Environmental Protection. Additionally, the incumbent will provide development, administration and monitoring of the department's highly complex accounting operations, plan and organize activities to ensure the fiscal integrity of accounting data, and provide collaboration with various levels of managements and control agencies. 

March 11, 2019
Air Pollution Specialist

MSCD

The Advanced Transportation Incentive Strategies Section within the Mobile Source Control Division is seeking an Air Pollution Specialist (APS) to join a team of professional staff that oversee a suite of innovative Low Carbon Transportation equity incentive projects designed to increase access to zero-emission vehicles throughout CA as part of the implementation of the recommendations within the Senate Bill 350 Low-Income Barriers Study, Part B: Overcoming Barriers to Clean Transportation Access for Low-Income Residents.  These exciting projects include, but arenot limited to, the Financing Assistance for Lower-Income Consumers, the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project, and Clean Mobillity Options.  In addidtion, many of these projects focus on increasing access to clean transportation and mobility options for lower-income residents, including those living in low-income and disadvantaged communities.

March 11, 2019
Air Pollution Specialist

ED

The Enforcement Division’s Consumer Products Enforcement Section (CPES) has an opening for a motivated, resourceful, enthusiastic and qualified Air Pollution Specialist (APS) to play an integral role in the development and implementation of new air quality enforcement programs such as the Chemically Formulated Products Program, the Composite Wood Products Program, and the Indoor Air Cleaning Device Program.

March 08, 2019
Student Assistant (Engineering and Architectural Sciences)

TTD

The Toxics Control Section of TTD is looking for a student who will assist staff on several air toxics-related programs, including but not limited to, the evaluation of air toxics, airborne toxics control measures (ATCM), and air toxics related regulations, programs or policies. The student will work with staff and a wide variety of public and private stakeholders to implement the Composite Wood ATCM, including: developing public outreach materials, interpreting the ATCM for regulated entities, reviewing and evaluating no-added formaldehyde-based resins and ultra-low emitting formaldehyde resins applications, review of third-party certification applications and reports, and evaluating new and emerging technologies and operational strategies to reduce exposures to formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products.

March 07, 2019
Student Assistant (Engineering and Architectural Sciences)

TTD

If you have a strong desire to make an impact on how CARB engages with and protects the health of communities impacted by freight and other facilities, we are interested in talking with you. The Exposure Reduction Section of TTD is seeking a current student to assist staff with the data gathering and technical analyses necessary to support performing health risk assessments on freight-related and other sources of air pollution. The student will also assist staff with the compilation and review of environmental impact reports and other CEQA-related documents, and in the preparation of commentary documents to promote the use of the cleanest commercially-available technologies in development and other construction projects.

March 07, 2019

Job Opportunities - Bakersfield

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Description

Final Filing Date

Air Resources Technician II

MLD

Are you interested in joining the heart of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) operations providing data that drives CARB decision-making? Are you responsible, motivated, like to travel, and work independently? If so, join the Air Monitoring South Section (AMSS) in the Monitoring and Laboratory Division as an Air Resources Technician II. AMSS staff are responsible for the operation and maintenance of air monitoring instrumentation and equipment, data validation, and monitor calibrations performed at air monitoring stations throughout the Central Valley and on the coast of California. The successful candidate will be responsible for analyzing real-time ambient air data; collecting samples for laboratory analyses; assisting with installation and modification of air monitoring instrumentation and equipment; participating in special studies; and providing the quality data that helps define the nature, extent, and trends of California’s air pollution issues.

March 07, 2019

Job Opportunities - Calexico

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Description

Final Filing Date



If you are interested in one of ARB's job vacancies, please submit a standard State Application Form (STD. 678) and resume (optional unless specified for the specific vacancy) that details your education and employment history to the address noted for the position or positions listed. Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be interviewed. Final filing dates may be extended if positions are not filled.



Examination Information


Promotional Examinations

Listed below are the current promotional examinations for the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Only current or former (within the past three years) CARB employees may apply. Bulletins are posted on CARB bulletin boards, CARB's web site, and the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) website. Employment lists will be available to managers and supervisors immediately after candidates receive their results. For complete examination information, refer to the exam bulletin or contact the assigned Exam Analyst.


Classification Title

Final Filing Date

Exam Type

Exam Analyst


Open Examinations

Listed below are CARB examinations currently open to the public. For complete examination information, refer to the exam bulletin or contact the assigned Exam Analyst.

Classification Title

Final Filing Date

Exam Type

Exam Analyst

Automotive Emissions Test Specialist I March 22, 2019 Open Shahbanou Cashkoul


Career Executive Assignment (CEA) Examinations

The following CARB announcements are open to anyone meeting the Minimum Qualifications. For complete examination information, refer to the announcement or contact the assigned Exam Analyst.

Classification Title

Final Filing Date

Exam Type

Exam Analyst

Continuous Examinations

The online examinations listed in the section below are administered by the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) on a "continuous" basis. Applications are accepted continuously and scored immediately upon completing the exam.

Classification Title

Application
Submission Period

Exam Base

Exam Type

Exam Analyst

Air Pollution Specialist Continuous Open Training & Experience La Trice Jones
Air Resources Engineer Continuous Open Training & Experience La Trice Jones


The examinations listed in the section below are administered by CARB on a "continuous" basis. Applications are accepted continuously throughout the calendar year.

Classification Title

Application
Submission Period

Exam Base

Exam Type

Exam Analyst

Automotive Emission Test Specialist Continuous Open Training & Experience Shahbanou Cashkouli
Air Resources Technician I Continuous Open Training & Experience Nimra Zafar
Air Resources Technician II Continuous Open Training & Experience Nimra Zafar
Air Resources Supervisor I Continuous Promotional Training & Experience Shahbanou Cashkouli
Air Resources Supervisor II Continuous Promotional Training & Experience La Trice Jones
Staff Air Pollution Specialist Continuous Promotional Training & Experience La Trice Jones
Staff Services Analyst (Transfer) Continuous Open Written Nimra Zafar


Servicewide Examinations

The following open examinations are administered continuously by the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR), and are used by CARB and/or Cal/EPA, Office of the Secretary. For complete examination information, refer to the exam bulletin or contact CalHR at (866) 844-8671.

Classification Title

Exam Type

Exam Method

Accountant I (Specialist) Qualifications Assessment Online
Accountant Trainee Qualifications Assessment Online
Accounting Technician Written In Person
Administrative Assistant I Written In Person
Administrative Assistant II Written In Person
Assistant Information Systems Analyst Training & Experience Online
Associate Governmental Program Analyst Qualifications Assessment Online
Associate Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) Training & Experience Online
Associate Programmer Analyst (Specialist) Training & Experience Online
Attorney (formerly Staff Counsel) Qualifications Assessment Online
Attorney III (formerly Staff Counsel III) Qualifications Assessment Online
Attorney IV (formerly Staff Counsel IV) Qualifications Assessment Online
Data Processing Manager III Training & Experience Online
Executive Assistant Written In Person
Executive Secretary I Written In Person
Executive Secretary II Training & Experience Online
Information Officer I (Specialist) Training & Experience Online
Information Officer I (Supervisor) Training & Experience Online
Information Officer II Training & Experience Online
Information Systems Technician Specialist II Training & Experience Online
Labor Relations Analyst Qualifications Assessment Online
Labor Relations Specialist Training & Experience Online
Office Assistant (General) Written In Person
Office Assistant (Typing) Written In Person
Office Technician (General) Written In Person
Office Technician (Typing) Written In Person
Personnel Specialist Qualifications Assessment Online
Program Technician Written In Person
Program Technician II Written In Person
Program Technician III Written In Person
Senior Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) Training & Experience Online
Senior Information Systems Analyst (Supervisor) Training & Experience Online
Senior Programmer Analyst (Specialist) Training & Experience Online
Senior Programmer Analyst (Supervisor) Training & Experience Online
Staff Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) Training & Experience Online
Staff Programmer Analyst (Specialist) Training & Experience Online
Staff Services Analyst (General) Training & Experience Online
Staff Services Manager I Qualifications Assessment Online
Staff Services Manager II (Managerial) Qualifications Assessment Online
Staff Services Manager II (Supervisory) Qualifications Assessment Online
Staff Services Manager III Qualifications Assessment Online
Systems Software Specialist II (Technical) Training & Experience Online
Systems Software Specialist III (Technical) Training & Experience Online


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