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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

Office Technician (Typing)

Mobile Sources Control Division

Join a team that is changing the world!  The Incentives and Technology Advancement Branch develops and implements programs to reduce air pollution, fight climate change, and further environmental justice.  We are looking for an energetic and organized individual to provide logistical and administrative support.  We are located in El Monte California with shops and restaurants nearby.  The facility, alongside California’s vehicle test and research facilities, includes on-site free parking and is convenient to the 10, 605 and 60 freeways, and along the San Bernardino Metrolink line (with shuttle service that takes you from the station to just across the street from the office).  El Monte is in the San Gabriel valley, close to Alhambra, Pasadena, Temple City, Rosemead and Arcadia.

August 23, 2017
Air Resources Engineer

Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulation & Science Division

The Air Resources Engineer position in the Compression-Ignition and Heavy-Duty Certification Section is an opportunity for an engineer to utilize their technical experience to review engine manufacturers’ complex emission control technologies and engine/vehicle products, and determine if they comply with CARB regulations.

August 25, 2017
Air Resources Supervisor I

Enforcement Division

The Enforcement Division’s (ED) Diesel Programs Enforcement Branch (DPEB) is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Air Resources Supervisor I (ARS I) to manage the Freight Hub Enforcement Section (FHES).  Under the direction of DPEB’s Air Resources Supervisor II, the ARS I will provide overall management and administration of the FHES, including planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the day-to-day vehicle, trailer, and equipment inspections; investigations; case resolution; litigation support; and related enforcement services and activities of FHES staff. 

September 01, 2017

Job Opportunities - Sacramento

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Summary

Final Filing Date

Office Technician (Typing)

Mobile Source Control Division

Come join a team of scientists, engineers, and specialists working to help clean the air and protect public health!  The Mobile Source Control Division is looking for an Office Technician with a strong work ethic and excellent clerical and organizational skills to provide organizational, logistical and administrative support.

August 21, 2017
Staff Air Pollution Specialist

Air Quality Planning and Science Division

The Greenhouse Gas and Toxics Emission Inventory Branch has an immediate opening for a Staff Air Pollution Specialist to lead the agency’s visual emissions data presentation efforts.  The selected candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing CARB’s visual emissions platforms, serve as the primary agency contact on data presentation, and work with external groups to enhance the current tools.

August 22, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Air Quality Planning and Science Division

The Greenhouse Gas and Toxics Emission Inventory Branch has an immediate opening for an Air Pollution Specialist to develop spatial emission inventories for criteria pollutant, toxic air contaminant, and greenhouse gas emissions.  The selected candidate will be responsible for spatially distributing the statewide greenhouse gas inventory, integrating the greenhouse emissions data with criteria pollutant and toxic air contaminant emissions data, presenting the work to internal and external interested parties.

August 22, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Air Quality Planning and Science Division

The Greenhouse Gas and Toxics Emission Inventory Branch has an immediate opening for an Air Pollution Specialist to evaluate integrated emissions trends.  The selected candidate will be responsible for working closely with air districts to understand criteria pollutant and toxic air contaminant trends, respond to questions from the public on the multi-pollutant inventory and assist with the development of an integrated database.

August 22, 2017
Air Resources Technician II

Mobile Sources Control Division

The Compliance and Reporting Assistance Section seeks a customer-service oriented individual to assist heavy-duty diesel vehicle and equipment owners in understanding and complying with CARB's in-use heavy-duty diesel regulations.  These regulations are a key strategy in the reduction of harmful pollutants from diesel engines in California.  The individual will primarily answer calls to CARB’s 8666DIESEL Hotline from thousands of regulated businesses, provide callers with information about compliance options, and keep records of their conversations.  The assistance provided by the Diesel Hotline has played a vital role in making sure the regulations achieve their maximum benefit.  The section also provides assistance to other groups at CARB to help achieve the air quality goals of the agency. 

August 23, 2017
Personnel Technician I

Administrative Services Division

Seeking highly motivated individual to assist the Examination and Recruitment Unit staff in researching, gathering information, and analysis of program information for use in job analysis and examination development.  The incumbent will assist Examination Analysts with the less complex job analysis, examination duties, and a wide variety of special projects.

August 23, 2017
Systems Software Specialist I Technical

Office of Information Services

OIS is seeking a Systems Software Specialist I (Technical) (SSS I) to act as a leader on systems software projects and/or work independently as a technical specialist on complex IT systems assignments in the information security team. The SSS I will meet regularly with the Workstation Support team that pushes out software updates to ensure ARB is secure and free of any potential vulnerabilities and, will scan, review, recommend, administrate, and apply security tools that identify and fix security vulnerabilities found in ARB's modified- and commercial-off-the-shelf (MOTS/COTS) software applications and databases.  The SSS I will review Security policies, procedures and standards ensuring they achieve the objective, and that its current implementation is not only tested and verified but also regularly reviewed, improved and repeated to ensure continued effectiveness.

August 24, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Mobile Sources Control Division

Want to join a dynamic team? Are you good at communicating with others and working in collaboration? The Off-road and Agricultural Strategies and Incentives Section (Section)  is looking for two outstanding air pollution specialists to join our already impressive section and branch. This Section is responsible for the development and implementation of mobile agricultural strategies (both voluntary and regulatory); general agency-wide coordination of agricultural-related efforts; development and implementation of incentive projects focused on heavy-duty vehicles, off-road equipment, and zero emission ecosystems; assisting in the development of annual funding and/or mitigation plans for these types of projects; and administrative oversight of these projects.

August 25, 2017
Air Resources Technician I

Mobile Sources Control Division

A position is open in the Heavy-Duty Off-Road Strategies Branch of the Mobile Source Control Division implementing the California Air Resources Board’s In-Use Off-Road Diesel-Fueled Fleets and the Large Spark Ignition Engine Fleet Requirements Regulations (Off-Road Regulations).  The Heavy-Duty Off-Road Strategies Branch is a team of enthusiastic engineers and scientists working to reduce fuel consumption and harmful emissions from heavy-duty off-road vehicles and equipment.  This position is located in downtown Sacramento, California in the California Environmental Protection Agency building. 

August 25, 2017
Air Resources Supervisor II

Industrial Strategy Division

The Branch Chief will be responsible for various aspect of the development and implementation of ARB’s climate change program.  The Branch Chief will oversee three sections that are responsible for:  the processes and computer systems needed to implement the Cap-and-Trade Regulation; the development and implementation of the Greenhouse Gas Mandatory Reporting Regulation; the implementation of the greenhouse gas emissions reporting data quality assurance and verification program; development of new processes and computer systems to support related greenhouse gas emissions reduction measures; and coordination with other jurisdictions on development and implementation of regional climate change programs.

August 29, 2017

Air Pollution Specialist

Air Quality Planning and Science Division

Are  you interested in being part of a team that applies the latest scientific principles and data analysis techniques to bridging the gaps in our current understanding of current air quality and how  meteorology, emissions, wildfires , transport and other factors contributes to air quality progress?   We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a solid background in air quality analyses, to conduct in-depth air quality investigations, evaluate air quality progress and challenges and to determine which areas of California violate or meet federal and state air quality standards.    As part of this work, the incumbent will participate with a team to develop a conceptual model of ozone air quality for different regions of California, and incorporate a variety of data into their work, including monitoring, emissions, meteorology, satellite, GIS, and emerging monitoring technologies.

August 29, 2017
Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist)

Administrative Services Division / Accounting Branch

The Accounting Branch, General Ledger Section is seeking a self-starter who is interested in working in a fast paced, highly technical and constantly evolving environment.  The incumbent will be responsible for independently performing the more difficult and complex professional accounting work in the establishment and maintenance of accounts and financial records for all special funds, and bond appropriations administrated by the Air Resources Board (ARB) and the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA).

August 30, 2017
Staff Air Pollution Specialist

Monitoring and Laboratory Division

The Measurement Assessment and Research Section of the Monitoring and Laboratory Division (MLD) is seeking a well-rounded individual to serve as a technical expert to oversee and provide guidance for heavy-duty (HD) vehicle and engine testing activities occurring throughout the agency; to streamline and consolidate testing projects where necessary; and serve as a liaison between the HD testing facilities and client divisions. The position will be responsible for developing a strategic plan for HD testing and priorities for ARB's HD testing facilities; developing and executing testing programs to support ARB's research, regulatory, and emissions inventory development;  coordinating multiple test programs; and ensuring testing resources are utilized as efficiently as possible.

September 01, 2017
Air Resources Supervisor I

Enforcement Division

The Enforcement Division’s (ED) Diesel Programs Enforcement Branch (DPEB) is seeking a highly qualified and motivated Air Resources Supervisor I (ARS I) to manage the Freight Hub Enforcement Section (FHES).  Under the direction of DPEB’s Air Resources Supervisor II, the ARS I will provide overall management and administration of the FHES, including planning, organizing, directing, and supervising the day-to-day vehicle, trailer, and equipment inspections; investigations; case resolution; litigation support; and related enforcement services and activities of FHES staff. 

September 01, 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

Staff Service Analyst (General) Feburary 17, 2017 Transfer La Trice Jones
Air Resources Supervisor I June 1, 2017 Continuous La Trice Jones
Air Resources Supervisor II June 1, 2017 Continuous La Trice Jones
Staff Air Pollution Specialist September 29, 2017 Continuous Nancy Nguyen

 

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 Field Representative I

September 1, 2017

Continuous

La Trice Jones

Air Resources Field Representative II

September 1, 2017 Continuous La Trice Jones

Air Resources Technician I

September 1, 2017 Continuous La Trice Jones

Air Resources Technician II

September 1, 2017 Continuous La Trice Jones


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

Career Executive Assignment June 30, 2017 Nancy Nguyen

 

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
Air Resources Technician I Continuous Open Training & Experience Nancy Nguyen
Air Resources Technician II Continuous Open Training & Experience Nancy Nguyen
Air Resources Field Representative I Continuous Open Training & Experience La Trice Jones
Air Resources Field Representative II Continuous Open Training & 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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