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This page last reviewed June 7, 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
Office Technician (Typing)

MCSD

Join a team that is changing the world! CARBís Incentives & Technology Advancement Branch develops and implements programs to reduce air pollution, fight climate change, and further environmental justice. We are looking for an energetic, organized and collaborative Office Technician (Typing) to provide administrative and clerical support to a team of specialists and engineers located in El Monte and Sacramento. Duties will include daily engagement with program and other support staff on a wide variety of tasks, such as scheduling meetings, handling travel, proofreading reports, and organizing, creating and tracking a variety of assignments.

June 14, 2019
Air Resources Engineer

AQPSD

The On-Road Light Duty Analysis Section (ORLDAS) of the Mobile Source Analysis Branch collects and analyzes data in support of mobile source emissions inventory development. Recently, as part of Senate Bill 1014 (SB 1014), the section has been assigned responsibility to develop a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory baseline for the transportation network companies (TNCs) on a per-passenger mile basis. The section is looking for a dynamic individual with a strong work ethic, a commitment to the goals of our team, an ability to creatively analyze data to reach scientifically defensible conclusions, skills to communicate results effectively and accomplish our section’s impending SB 1014 commitments. This is a good position for candidates looking to lead a mission critical project, gain technical and analytical experience, and have an influence on the science and analysis behind policy development and implementation. Successful candidates should have a strong analytical background, an interest in project management, and hands on experience with programming (VBA, Python, MySQL, Visual Basic or similar). Experience with transportation forecasting and/or transportation economics with implications on policy changes is highly desirable.

June 13, 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
Air Resources Technician I

TTD

We are currently looking for an individual to help with the Air Resources Board Equipment Registration program (ARBER) and other projects within the section. The ARBER Team is primarily responsible for the implementation of the Transport Refrigeration Unit and the Drayage Truck regulations, which involves a variety of challenging tasks, including assisting stakeholders in navigating complex emissions reduction requirements. The successful candidate will provide customer service and technical support to the section. The position also requires frequent communication with stakeholders via phone and email. The ARBER Team also provides technical support commensurate with Air Resources Technician capabilities for other programs that reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, nitrogen oxides, diesel PM, and other air toxics.

June 14, 2019
Air Pollution Specialist

MLD

If you are a scientist or technical specialist who enjoys engaging with members of the community and local agencies to solve problems, consider joining our new and exciting community air monitoring team. CARB is seeking a motivated, outgoing, and resourceful individual who will coordinate, facilitate, and train local air districts and community members interested in performing community air monitoring. You will also contribute by directly deploying and operating community air monitors to survey neighborhoods for adverse air quality impacts from nearby industrial facilities and other sources.

June 12, 2019
Air Pollution Specialist

AQPSD

The Air Quality Planning and Science Division is looking for an Air Pollution Specialist to oversee the development, enhancement, maintenance, documentation, visualization and implementation of the official air quality data system (ADAM) featuring highly visual data displays. The candidate will also impart the understanding of the impacts of new ambient air quality standards on CARB’s air quality data needs as those standards are promulgated and implemented; update the system to reflect new state and national ambient air quality standards; design and develop enhanced forms of data distribution and data download features; utilize innovative GIS techniques to display and interpret air quality information and to enhance the air quality web pages for providing greater public accessibility, transparency, and usability; and enhance the generation, visualization, and distribution of daily, annual, and area-wide data summaries.

June 12, 2019
Staff Air Pollution Specialist

AQPSD

The Air Quality Planning and Science Division is looking for a Staff Air Pollution Specialist to oversee the design, creation, and enhancement of a new, publicly friendly, real-time Community Air Monitoring database system (AQ-View) featuring highly visual data displays. The candidate will also provide specialized analyses to assess gradients in pollutant levels across communities; establish innovative indices to appropriately quantify and present air quality progress in various communities; coordinate with health experts to understand and explain the health impacts of short-term exposures to pollutants; assist in the process to identify locations within communities most suitable for siting of regulatory air monitors; coordinate with community-based organizations, air districts and CARB teams to integrate aerometric and emissions data in a public-friendly visualization tool; and communicate complex and sensitive technical and policy messages to stakeholders. Applicants should be highly motivated, self-starting and enthusiastic, and have the ability to interact effectively with people at all levels of management, public, government, and industry.

June 12, 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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