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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.


- 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

Air Pollution Specialist

Mobile Source Control Division

A position is available in the Incentives and Technology Advancement Branch of the Mobile Source Control Division, developing and implementing State-funded incentive programs such as the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program and the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program.

December 02, 2016
Air Pollution Specialist

Mobile Source Control Division

A position is available in the Incentives and Technology Advancement Branch of the Mobile Source Control Division, developing and implementing State-funded incentive programs such as the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program and the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program.

December 02, 2016
Air Resources Engineer

Monitoring& Laboratory Division

The Measurement and Technology Assessment (MTA) Section within the Freight Emission Testing and Research Branch is seeking dynamic individuals to conceptualize, plan, and implement critical test programs quantifying emissions from Heavy Duty (HD) vehicles, engines, and equipment.

December 13, 2016
Air Pollution Specialist

Monitoring& Laboratory Division

The most competitive candidate will be a mechanically inclined individual with a strong interest and experience in doing hands-on testing work, have a thorough understanding of combustion power and emissions characteristics, demonstrate the ability to analyze complex test data, and prepare/present technical reports effectively. 

December 13, 2016

Job Opportunities - Sacramento

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Summary

Final Filing Date

Air Pollution Specialist

Mobile Source Control Division

A position is available in the Incentives and Technology Advancement Branch of the Mobile Source Control Division, developing and implementing State-funded incentive programs such as the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program and the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Program.

December 02, 2016
Air Resources Supervisor I

Air Quality Planning and Science Division

The successful candidate will oversee staff in: designing and conducting surveys to quantify VOC in products and updating emission inventories; developing measures and regulations; implementing existing regulations, including certifications, alternative control plans, innovative product applications and fee programs; guiding research on VOC emissions and environmental fate; and coordinating with other Air Resources Board programs, offices, divisions, industry, air districts, other State agencies and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA). 

December 02, 2016
Air Resources Engineer

Research Division/ Climate Change Mitigation and Emissions Research Section

The Climate Change Mitigation and Emissions Research Section is responsible for the Division’s vehicle emissions research program, and works closely with regulatory program staff to carry out research, coordinate efforts, and identify emissions research questions important to the agency. The program includes both greenhouse gas and criteria pollutant emissions, and is constantly evolving to address future policy questions as well as to provide information on currently used technologies. 

December 02, 2016
Air Resources Engineer

Research Division/Air Quality and Climate Science Section

The mission of the Air Quality and Climate Science Section in Research Division is to advance our understanding of the emerging climate science, design and implement climate change mitigation measures, and develop and apply methods for air quality control strategies including linkages to climate change.

December 02, 2016
Air Pollution Specialist

Mobile Source Control Division

The person in this position will work closely with staff and management implementing California’s emission reduction incentive programs and regulations affecting mobile sources, alongside ARB information services, legal, administrative, legislative, and public relations teams, and in close coordination with affected air districts and other state agencies. 

December 05, 2016
Staff Information Systems Analyst (Specialist)

Office of Information Services/IT Operations and Support Branch

The IT Operations and Support Branch (ITOSB) is responsible for the implementation, enhancement, and maintenance of the ARB's office automation computer systems and supporting infrastructure for more than 1,600 end users in Sacramento, El Monte and other remote sites.

December 05, 2016
Accounting Administrator II

Administrative Services Division/Accounting Branch

Under the general direction of the Accounting Administrator III (Branch Chief), the Accounting Administrator II (Supervisor) is responsible to  Plan, coordinate and direct accounting managers, and supervisors on various accounting activities and projects to facilitate goal: conduct staff meetings to communicate information; ensure goals and priorities are established and accomplished by staff; establish timetables to ensure accounting activities are performed timely; delegate work and monitor workflow to ensure timeliness of completion.

December 05, 2016
Air Resources Technician II

Enforcement Division/ Training Section

This is a Permanent Intermittent position and may work at a maximum of 1500 hours per calendar year.  The Enforcement Division’s Training Section is seeking an ART II to provide high quality customer service and technical support to its Visible Emissions Evaluation (VEE) program.

December 08, 2016
Air Pollution Specialist

Enforcement Division

The Training Section (TS) within the Enforcement Division (ED) is seeking a motivated and accomplished Air Pollution Specialist to join its team of instructors.  The training team promotes the understanding of and full compliance with air pollution regulations and control methods to reduce air pollution emissions in California. 

December 08, 2016
Air Pollution Specialist

Air Quality Planning and Science Division

Within ARB, the Sustainable Communities Policy and Planning Section (SCPPS) of the Transportation Planning Branch works with local and regional planning agencies throughout California to encourage adoption of aggressive plans and policies that reduce GHG emissions from vehicle travel.

December 12, 2016
Air Resources Technician II

Mobile Source Control Division

The incumbent will conduct engineering evaluation and assist in the research of new emission control technologies and instrumentations related to engine exhaust emissions.  The successful candidate will assist in the development and adaptation of instrumentation and operating procedures for automotive engine and exhaust control device testing.

December 13, 2016
Staff Services Analyst

Enforcement Division

The incumbent will be part of a dynamic team with an Associate Governmental Program Analyst and a Staff Services Analyst, three office technicians and an Air Resources Technician that support all administrative functions within the Division.

December 13, 2016
Legal Analyst

Legal Office

The Legal Office is seeking a qualified, resourceful, and detail-oriented analyst to join our team.  The Legal Office is part of the Executive Office of the ARB. Its mission is to provide the highest quality legal advice and representation to the Board and staff to support programmatic efforts to improve air quality to protect public health and the environment and to ensure that all legal obligations of ARB are met in carrying out these efforts. 

December 15, 2016
Legal Assistant

Legal Office

The Legal Office maintains primary responsibility for litigation involving enforcement of ARB regulations and responding to requests for documents involved in litigation or in response to the Public Records Act (Gov. Code section 6250 et seq.).

December 15, 2016
Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist)

Administrative Services Division/ Accounting Branch

Under the close supervision of the Accounting Administrator I (Sup), the incumbent will be responsible to plan, organize and direct accounting activities for the Accounts Payable Unit as a lead for Air Resources Board (ARB) and California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA).

December 16, 2016


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

December 06, 2016

Qualifications Appraisal Panel

La Trice Jones

 

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

Air Resources Technician I & II December 01, 2016

Training and Experience Packet

Laura Ford


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 & ExperienceShalini Pandey
Air Resources EngineerContinuousOpenTraining & ExperienceShalini Pandey

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 Laura Ford
Air Resources Supervisor IITBDPromotionalTraining & Experience Laura Ford
Staff Air Pollution Specialist
TBD
PromotionalTraining & 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 AssessmentOnline
Accountant TraineeQualifications AssessmentOnline
Accounting TechnicianWrittenIn Person
Administrative Assistant IWrittenIn Person
Administrative Assistant IIWritten In Person
Assistant Information Systems AnalystTraining & ExperienceOnline
Associate Governmental Program AnalystQualifications AssessmentOnline
Associate Information Systems Analyst (Specialist)Training & ExperienceOnline
Associate Programmer Analyst (Specialist)Training & ExperienceOnline
Attorney (formerly Staff Counsel)Qualifications AssessmentOnline
Attorney III (formerly Staff Counsel III)Qualifications AssessmentOnline
Attorney IV (formerly Staff Counsel IV)Qualifications AssessmentOnline
Data Processing Manager IIITraining & ExperienceOnline
Executive AssistantWrittenIn Person
Executive Secretary IWrittenIn Person
Executive Secretary IITraining & ExperienceOnline
Information Officer I (Specialist)Training & ExperienceOnline
Information Officer I (Supervisor)Training & ExperienceOnline
Information Officer IITraining & ExperienceOnline
Information Systems Technician Specialist IITraining & ExperienceOnline
Labor Relations AnalystQualifications AssessmentOnline
Labor Relations SpecialistTraining & ExperienceOnline
Office Assistant (General)WrittenIn Person
Office Assistant (Typing)WrittenIn Person
Office Technician (General)WrittenIn Person
Office Technician (Typing)WrittenIn Person
Personnel Specialist Qualifications AssessmentOnline
Program TechnicianWrittenIn Person
Program Technician II WrittenIn Person
Program Technician IIIWrittenIn 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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