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Job & Transfer Opportunities



Current Job Vacancies - ARB

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.


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Job Opportunities - El Monte

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Summary

Final Filing Date

Air Pollution Specialist

Mobile Source Control Division

ORIS is looking for a highly motivated applicant with strong programming and technical skills, and with the ability to understand regulatory and program requirements to manage a large dataset of off-road fleet reporting and compliance data. 

January 20, 2017
Air Resources Engineer

Mobile Source Control Division

The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for for bridging regulatory development and implementation expertise with the activities associated with operating and maintaining web-based databases and other systems that support the Off-Road Regulations.

January 20, 2017

Air Resource Engineer

Enforcement Division

Under supervision of an Air Resources Supervisor I, the incumbent will ensure compliance is maintained throughout the state of California with respect to certification, engines, aftermarket parts, and portable fuel containers.

January 23, 2017

Job Opportunities - Sacramento

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Summary

Final Filing Date

Air Resources Engineer

Mobile Source Control Division

The successful applicant will be primarily responsible for for bridging regulatory development and implementation expertise with the activities associated with operating and maintaining web-based databases and other systems that support the Off Road Regulations.

January 20, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Mobile Source Control Division

ORIS is looking for a highly motivated applicant with strong programming and technical skills, and with the ability to understand regulatory and program requirements to manage a large dataset of off-road fleet reporting and compliance data. 

January 20, 2017

Attorney

Executive Office

The primary function of this position is expected to involve working alongside ARB's technical and policy planning staff to provide written and oral legal advice, statutory interpretations, and assistance on legal issues related to the drafting of regulations needed to achieve California’s greenhouse gas targets.

January 20, 2017

Attorney III

Executive Office

The primary function of this position is expected to involve working alongside ARB's technical and policy planning staff to independently provide written and oral legal advice, statutory interpretations, and assistance on legal issues related to the drafting of complex and sensitive regulations needed to achieve California’s greenhouse gas targets.

January 20, 2017
Air Resources Technician II

Air Quality Planning and Science Division

Under close supervision of the Section manager, the Air Resources Technician II will assist in: developing air quality trends; conducting quality assurance of real-time and official air quality data; providing graphical and programming support to facilitate the display and analysis of air quality and meteorological data; monitoring and supporting the AQMIS system regularly; aiding in the development and verification of the ADAM system; and providing additional support to technical staff. 

January 26, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Industrial Strategies Division

The position will work with electrical distribution utilities, electricity marketers, and electricity generators and importers, among other stakeholders, to ensure that Program policies are developed and implemented in accordance with State greenhouse gas and other policies. 

January 26, 2017
Staff Services Analyst

Executive Office

The Unit is recruiting for a motivated self-starter to join our dynamic team.  This is one of two regulations coordinator positions within the Unit, the position works as a Regulations Coordinator to perform analytical work on a wide variety of the most responsible and complex duties under the general supervision of the BARCU Manager.

January 27, 2017
Staff Services Manager I

Industrial Strategies Division

Under the general direction of the division chief (CEA 3) and assistant division chief, the SSM I will guide analysts responsible for division budgets and expenditures, personnel, contracts, etc., as well as planning and directing the work of clerical staff who support the managers and technical staff in five branches.

January 27, 2017
Associate Governmental Program Analyst

Industrial Strategies Division

The Administrative Oversight Section, which provides administrative and clerical support to the Industrial Strategies Division (ISD) and its five branches, is seeking a resourceful and detail-oriented Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA).

January 27, 2017
Air Resources Engineer

Transportation and Toxics

Our primary focus is the implementation of the Governor’s California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.  As part of this team you will actively contribute to the discussion with public and private stakeholders on the needs, challenges, and strategies that will make California’s world-class freight transport system, including the locomotive sector, cleaner and more efficient.

January 27, 2017
Air Resources Engineer

Air Quality Planning and Science Division

The selected candidate will be responsible for applying engineering concepts, and analytical skills to evaluate key inputs and assumptions in various tools used by MPOs to develop SCS. 

January 31, 2017
Air Resources Technician II

Mobile Source Control Division

The ART II will assist Air Pollution Specialists and Air Resources Engineers.

January 31, 2017
Assistant Information Systems Analyst

Office of Information Services

Under general direction of the Senior Information Systems Analyst (Supervisor), the primary duties and responsibilities of the position includes OIS Helpdesk technical support to ARB end users.

January 31, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Executive Office

The primary responsibility of the candidate will be to improve the agency’s modeling of climate change, transportation, and energy related regulations and policies.  Additionally, the candidate will work on understanding how economic forecasts and the latest modeling tools can best be applied to the development of air quality regulations and policy.

January 31, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Air Quality Planning and Science Division

The successful individual will also apply their knowledge of air quality, emissions, geography and meteorology to further our understanding of air quality trends, determine designation status for California with respect to State and Federal standards, and the progress achieved in meeting these standards. 

February 01, 2017

Legal Secretary

Executive Office

The primary role of the Legal Office is to provide the highest level of legal support to the Board members, Executive Office, and staff of ARB, including ensuring compliance with statutory requirements necessary for the adoption of air pollution regulations,  and enforcing and defending these regulations. 

February 02, 2017
Air Resources Technician II

Monitoring and Laboratory Division

Assist program staff with data connectivity, web content development and maintenance, geographic information systems, and related communication and data management tools. 

February 02, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Air Quality Planning and Science Division

This position works as part of an interdisciplinary team, where each inventory specialist is responsible for several sectors of the economy, that together cover the entire California economy.

February 07, 2017


Job Opportunities - Fresno

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 Air Resources Board (ARB). Only current or former (within the past three years) ARB employees may apply. Bulletins are posted on ARB bulletin boards, ARB'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 ARB 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 ARB 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 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 SpecialistContinuousOpenTraining & Experience La Trice Jones
Air Resources EngineerContinuousOpenTraining & Experience La Trice Jones

The examinations listed in the section below are administered by the Air Resources Board, and applications are ONLY accepted and scored for these exams during the periods stated under the heading, "Application Submission Period." Specific dates for each exam administration will be announced as the testing period approaches.


Classification Title

Application

Submission Period 


Exam Base


Exam Type


Exam Analyst

Air Resources Supervisor ITBDPromotionalTraining & Experience La Trice Jones
Air Resources Supervisor IITBDPromotionalTraining & Experience La Trice Jones
Staff Air Pollution Specialist
TBD
Promotional
Training & Experience


Service wide Examinations

The following open examinations are administered continuously by the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR), and are used by ARB 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 & ExperienceOnline
Senior Information Systems Analyst (Supervisor)Training & ExperienceOnline
Senior Programmer Analyst (Specialist)Training & ExperienceOnline
Senior Programmer Analyst (Supervisor)Training & ExperienceOnline
Staff Information Systems Analyst (Specialist)Training & ExperienceOnline
Staff Programmer Analyst (Specialist)Training & ExperienceOnline
Staff Services Analyst (General)Training & ExperienceOnline
Staff Services Manager IQualifications AssessmentOnline
Staff Services Manager II (Managerial)Qualifications AssessmentOnline
Staff Services Manager II (Supervisory)Qualifications AssessmentOnline
Staff Services Manager IIIQualifications AssessmentOnline
Systems Software Specialist II (Technical)Training & ExperienceOnline
Systems Software Specialist III (Technical)Training & ExperienceOnline

 

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