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This page last reviewed May 03, 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

Graduate Student Assistant

(Various)

CARB has Graduate Student paid internship opportunities in a variety of fields including administration, information technology, legal, and air pollution monitoring and control programs. The GSA will work under close supervision in a trainee capacity to assist in the performance of professional work. This classification provides flexible part-time employment that allows students to gain job experience related to their field of study and the opportunity to familiarize themselves with career possibilities in State Service.

June 30, 2019


Job Opportunities - Sacramento

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Summary

Final Filing Date

Graduate Student Assistant

(Various)

CARB has Graduate Student paid internship opportunities in a variety of fields including administration, information technology, legal, and air pollution monitoring and control programs. The GSA will work under close supervision in a trainee capacity to assist in the performance of professional work. This classification provides flexible part-time employment that allows students to gain job experience related to their field of study and the opportunity to familiarize themselves with career possibilities in State Service.

June 30, 2019
Staff Air Pollution Specialist

TTD

TTD is recruiting for a SAPS to work in its Freight Policy Section. The Section is focused on supporting California’s Sustainable Freight Action Plan, which is charged with identifying opportunities for CARB to accelerate the use of zero and near-zero emission technologies used in the freight system, as well as the air quality and community health impacts from freight facilities and the freight transport system. This includes supporting the development of a freight guidance document (Freight Handbook) for use by local agencies, and working with local communities and stakeholders to provide early input on the design, location, and use of zero and near-zero emission technologies at large freight facilities.

May 16, 2019
Staff Services Manager II (Managerial)

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 (CARB) family where we focus on people first. Under general direction of the SSM Ill, this position provides service to both CARB and CalEPA. The incumbent supervises and directs staff in all areas of classification and compensation, employee performance issues, disciplinary procedures, payroll, benefits, disability programs, and position control. Additionally, the incumbent will ensure consistent interpretation and application of applicable laws and regulations, and provide consultation and recommendation to all levels of management within CARB and CalEPA.

May 15, 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.

May 13, 2019
Staff Services Manager II

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.

May 13, 2019
Executive Secretary I

EO

Are you detail-oriented and looking for a challenge? Do you have good customer service, communication and organizational skills? The Executive Office is seeking for a highly motivated professional as an Executive Secretary I to join the Administrative Analysis Section.

May 13, 2019
Executive Assistant

EO

Are you detail-oriented and looking for a challenge? Do you have good customer service, communication and organizational skills? The Executive Office is seeking for a highly motivated professional as an Executive Assistant to join the Administrative Analysis Section.

May 13, 2019
Administrative Assistant I

EO

Under the general supervision of the Staff Services Manager I in the Administrative Analysis Section, the Administrative Assistant I (AA I) provides high quality clerical support to the Deputy Executive Officer. The AA I will have the opportunity to demonstrate independent decision-making, as well as leadership and organizational skills. The AA I will be expected to function with independence on special projects, researching confidential and sensitive issues and responding to verbal and written inquiries as appropriate. Duties include working with high-level officials while performing a variety of difficult and complex functions requiring initiative, discretion, sound judgment and independent action.

May 13, 2019
Associate Governmental Program Analyst I

MSCD

Do you have strong analytic and administrative skills? Are you open to applying these skills in a different arena? Join a high-performing team of analysts working to expedite funding for cutting edge technologies that supports California’s long-term air quality, climate, and public health goals. This position is located in downtown Sacramento in the California Environmental Protection Agency building.

May 10, 2019
Air Resources Engineer

AQPSD

The emissions inventory team is looking for a self-motivated candidate with the ability to lead technical analysis, create and support inventory models, work extensively with industry and ARB regulatory teams, and provide the scientific foundation for much of CARB’s work. This is a good position for candidates looking to lead significant projects, gain technical and analytical experience, and have an influence on the science and analysis behind environmental policy. Our work includes developing a deep understanding of major freight, transportation, and off-road industries, and translating that into analysis used as the basis for regulatory developments, State Implementation Plans, Scoping Plan, and new efforts such as community inventories. Successful candidates should have a strong analytical background, an interest in project management, and some hands on experience with programming (VBA, R, Python, MySQL, or similar) is encouraged but not required.

May 10, 2019
Air Resources Engineer

AQPSD

The emissions inventory team is looking for a self-motivated candidate with the ability to lead technical analysis, create and support inventory models, work extensively with industry and ARB regulatory teams, and provide the scientific foundation for much of CARB’s work. This is a good position for candidates looking to lead significant projects, gain technical and analytical experience, and have an influence on the science and analysis behind environmental policy. Our work includes developing a deep understanding of major freight, transportation, and off-road industries, and translating that into analysis used as the basis for regulatory developments, State Implementation Plans, Scoping Plan, and new efforts such as community inventories. Successful candidates should have a strong analytical background, an interest in project management, and some hands on experience with programming (VBA, R, Python, MySQL, or similar) is encouraged but not required.

May 10, 2019
Accounting Administrator II

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.

May 9, 2019
Air Pollution Specialist

ISD

The Market Monitoring Section of the Climate Change Program Evaluation Branch in the Industrial Strategies Division has an opening for an enthusiastic and team-oriented Air Pollution Specialist (APS) to serve in a critical role for the operation and oversight of the California Cap-and-Trade Program and to assist in the continued development of the Cap-and-Trade Regulation. The APS will become a subject matter expert in the Cap-and-Trade Regulation, including provisions that govern entity eligibility and market rules. The incumbent will provide an understanding of economic analysis of market behavior to teams engaged in market surveillance and oversight. The incumbent will evaluate transfers and holdings of carbon instruments for indications of market events, changes in entity market strategy, or evidence of violations of market rules; and develop computational tools to aid in the review process and train other staff in their use.

May 7, 2019
Staff Services Manager I

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.

May 5, 2019
Staff Management Auditor

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 the direction of the Career Executive Assignment the SMA will plan, organize, and manage the development and implementation of the Volkswagen (VW) Consent Decree audits.  Assignments include documenting, testing, monitoring an auditing for compliance with the decree and reporting findings.  Acting as liaison with other Boards, Departments, and Offices (BDO's) and Control Agencies, representing CARB and the CalEPA.  Coordinates and resolves the complex multi-BOO issues.  The SMA will exercise a high degree of independence and responsibility for researching, analyzing, and auditing of the processes, procedures and policies to meet our goals of the VW Consent Decree.
May 5, 2019
Air Resources Supervisor I

ED

The Enforcement Division’s (ED) Stationary Source Enforcement Branch (SSEB) is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Air Resources Supervisor I (ARS I) to manage the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Permit Evaluation and Support Section (PESS).

May 5, 2019

Job Opportunities - Bakersfield

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Description

Final Filing Date

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



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 Shahbanou Cashkouli
Staff Air Pollution Specialist Continuous Promotional Training & Experience Shahbanou Cashkouli
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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