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This page last reviewed April 4, 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
Air Resources Engineer

ED

The Diesel Equipment Enforcement Section has an opening for an enthusiastic, motivated and resourceful Air Resources Engineer (ARE) to conduct a variety of activities related to the enforcement of the Verified Diesel Emission Control Systems, In-Use Off-Road Diesel Equipment, Transport Refrigeration Units and the On-Road heavy-duty diesel regulations.

April 18, 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.

May 1, 2019
Staff Air Pollution Specialist

ISD

Do you want to work in a department that is rapidly growing and offers opportunities for career growth? We are looking for team players, with a firm background in human resources, who are willing to learn and contribute to our Human Resources (HR) team.

May 1, 2019
Staff Air Pollution Specialist/Data Scientist

OIS

OIS is seeking a Staff APS who will act as the CARB/OIS Data Lead. This position will connect CARB’s comprehensive air science and engineering domain expertise with modern data analytics capabilities and data management practices. The Staff APS will interact with other program-based leads to standardize various science-based data management and analytical techniques, and implement “state-of-the-art” processes for carrying out the Board’s mission in support of the most complex scientific data and analytics workload.

April 27, 2019
Associate Personnel Analyst

ASD

Do you want to work in a department that is rapidly growing and offers opportunities for career growth? We are looking for team players, with a firm background in human resources, who are willing to learn and contribute to our Human Resources (HR) team.

April 25, 2019
Associate Governmental Progam Analyst

ASD

Do you want to work in a department that is rapidly growing and offers opportunities for career growth? We are looking for team players, with a firm background in human resources, who are willing to learn and contribute to our Human Resources (HR) team.

April 25, 2019
Air Resources Technician II

TTD

The Freight Operations Section is looking for friendly, outgoing people who can work a core schedule of four days per week – 7 hours each day to help with the Air Resources Board Equipment Registration program (ARBER) and regulatory development. 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 frequent communication with stakeholders via phone and email. The successful candidate will provide customer service and technical support to the section.

April 25, 2019
Staff Services Analyst (General)

TTD

The Administrative Analysis Unit is seeking an organized, customer-focused, resourceful and detail-oriented Staff Services Analyst (SSA) who is interested in joining a great team and enjoying a flexible, part-time work schedule. This position will take an active role in the planning and coordination of public workshops and meetings to support the Division’s regulatory efforts. This position will also create and maintain databases to track staff compliance with required trainings, filings and renewals, as well as administer the time reporting and pay warrant distribution processes. This position will work to develop, write and update policy manuals in the areas of human resources, transactions, contracts and procurement, recommend effective workflow processes and improvements, serve to coordinate responses to Public Records Acts requests and provides backup to the other analyst staff in the Division.

April 23, 2019
Air Resources Supervisor I

MLD

MLD is seeking an outgoing and detail oriented Air Resources Supervisor I to lead CARB’s Quality Management Section. The successful incumbent will lead a team of dedicated air quality professionals that are responsible for ensuring that the State meets its federally mandated Primary Quality Assurance Organization (PQAO) responsibilities. The Section is tasked with overseeing all quality management activities throughout the PQAO. The goal of the Section is to minimize measurement uncertainty and achieve the highest level of data quality by ensuring that consistent air monitoring practices are performed throughout the PQAO network. If you are an enthusiastic individual with practical experience working in a highly collaborative environment and has demonstrated leadership skills in technical analyses and program implementation, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

April 22, 2019
Air Resources Technician II

MSCD

A position is open in the Compliance and Reporting Assistance Section (CARAS) of the Transportation and Clean Technology Branch (TACT) of the Mobile Source Control Division (MSCD) compliance assistance for all CARB heavy-duty diesel and incentive programs to diesel equipment owners, in order to reduce criteria pollutant and greenhouse gas emissions. The Transportation and Clean Technology Branch is a team of enthusiastic engineers and scientists working to reduce harmful emissions and fuel consumption from diesel vehicles. This position is located in downtown Sacramento, California in the California Environmental Protection Agency building. The successful candidate must be intellectually curious and self-motivated, demonstrate an attention to detail, thrive working both independently and in a team environment, be able to understand and interpret regulatory writing, possess a strong work ethic, and demonstrate excellent problem-solving, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills. Being bilingual in Spanish or Punjabi is a plus.

April 18, 2019
Air Pollution Specialist

ED

The Consumer Products Enforcement Section (CPES) has an opening for a motivated, resourceful, enthusiastic and qualified Air Pollution Specialist (APS) to conduct a variety of activities related to role in the development and implementation of enforcement programs such as the Chemically Formulated Products Program, the Composite Wood Products Program, and the Indoor Air Cleaning Device Program.

April 18, 2019
Air Pollution Specialist

ISD

The Industrial Strategies Division has a position available for a motivated Air Pollution Specialist to conduct a variety of activities related to development, implementation, and analysis of the California Air Resources Board's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions programs, and principally California's Cap-and-Trade Program (Program). The position will be in the Program Development Section, which is responsible for policy, technical, and economic analyses of allowance allocation, natural gas, and electricity policy related to the Program. Under the direction of an Air Resources Supervisor I, the chosen candidate will work with a diverse internal team and will serve as lead staff for allowance allocation to the oil and gas production and processing industry, as well as to other sectors, within the Program. The incumbent will primarily work in concert with colleagues and stakeholders to perform technical and economic evaluations related to industrial allowance allocation and to develop and communicate policy interpretations, proposals, and other Program-related information.

April 18, 2019
Air Resources Technician II

AQPSD

The Air Quality Planning and Science Division is looking for an Air Resources Technician II to assist in: developing air quality trends; conducting quality assurance of real-time air quality data; assisting in source apportionment analyses to support community monitoring efforts; providing graphical and programming support to facilitate the display and analysis of air quality and meteorological data; regularly monitoring and supporting the AQ-View (Community Air Quality Viewer) system; aiding in the enhancements of the AQ-View system; and providing additional support to technical staff. These duties require close interaction and teamwork with a broad range of scientists and engineers. Applicants should have a background in air quality or engineering or physical sciences or environmental science; and an ability to digest the results from scientific studies and to summarize and interpret those results and their implications for all levels of management as well as stakeholders.

April 17, 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.

April 17, 2019

Job Opportunities - Bakersfield

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Description

Final Filing Date

Job Opportunities - Calexico

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Division, Section / Job Description

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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 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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