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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 Resources Technician II (Permanent Intermittent)

Monitoring & Laboratory Division

The Portable Emission Measurement Section (PEM) within the Freight Emissions Testing & Research Branch (FETRB) is primarily responsible for in-use compliance requirements for existing on-road, off-road, and Auxiliary Power Units. 

February 28, 2017
Air Resources Engineer

Monitoring & Laboratory Division

Candidates will be expected to interact with internal and external laboratory clients, investigate & recommend new research projects, draft test plans; coordinate test projects with dynamometer staff, analytical labs, and fleet owners; execute emissions test projects, analyze emissions data, write and present test reports, and publish findings in peer reviewed technical journals.

March 01, 2017
Air Resources Engineer

Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division

Under the direction of the section manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing engineering support in the following areas: test equipment diagnostic and repair services; maintenance and facility contract development and management; improvement or replacement of laboratory infrastructure, utilities, systems or other related equipment; and provide liaison communications between the equipment maintenance manufacturers and the vehicle testing groups.

March 03, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Monitoring & Laboratory Division

This position includes conducting investigations, inspections, and studies on multiple vehicle exhaust after treatment devices; preparing surveys and reports; and interpreting and analyzing in-use operational data collected as part of demonstration projects conducted within the section. 

March 03, 2017
Office Technician (Typing)

Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations and Science Division

Under the direction of the Staff Services Manager I, the incumbent will provide administrative support for the On-Board Diagnostics Branch and the Laboratory Data Support Branch within the Emissions Compliance, Automotive Regulations, and Science Division.  The Office Technician will assist the Branches with proofing and editing documents, organizing and ordering office supplies, answering the Branch telephone line and directing calls to staff, travel arrangements/reimbursements, monthly expense reports, and other Branch related duties.

March 08, 2017

Job Opportunities - Sacramento

Classification Title

Division, Section / Job Summary

Final Filing Date

Accountant Trainee (Permanent Intermittent)

Administrative Services Division

Under the general supervision of the Senior Accounting Officer (Lead), the incumbent will be responsible to Review, audit, prepare coding (Index, PCA, and Object code, invoice number, invoice date, and amount), encumber, and make payments on Air Resources Board (ARB) and California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) purchase orders, service agreements, contracts, interagency agreements, and memorandum of understanding within the timeframes required by the Prompt Payment Act.

February 27, 2017
Air Resources Engineer

Monitoring and Laboratory Division

Freight Emissions Assessment and Testing (FEAT) section operates ARB's Depot Park Facility (DPF) which conducts emissions evaluations of heavy-duty (HD) vehicles and equipment.  The DPF is located in Sacramento.

February 27, 2017
Associate Governmental Program Analyst

Transportation and Toxics Division

Under the general direction of the Staff Services Manager I and working as part of a team, this position serves as one of the liaisons between the Division and the Administrative Services Division, supporting all complex and varied administrative functions such as personnel, budget, contracts, facilities, procurement and finance.

February 28, 2017
Staff Services Analyst

Transportation and Toxics Division

Under minimal supervision of the Staff Services Manager I and working as part of a team, this position serves as one of the liaisons between the Division and the Administrative Services Division, supporting all general administrative functions such as budget, contracts, personnel, facilities, procurement and finance.

February 28, 2017
Air Resources Engineer

Monitoring Laboratory Division

The ideal candidate will contribute to all aspects of regulatory development including equipment population and usage assessments, emissions measurements, and evaluating emissions reduction strategies.

March 02, 2017
Air Resources Engineer

Industrial Strategies Division

The selected candidate will work with a team to implement the research program envisioned under AB 1496, including developing a California specific natural gas life-cycle model and leveraging other research efforts on methane emissions to achieve a significant change in our understanding of methane emissions sources and impacts.

March 02, 2017
Accountant Trainee

Administrative Services Division

Under the supervision of the Accounting Administrator I (Sup) in the General Ledger Section, the incumbent will be responsible to assist in the preparation of the required monthly analyses for ARB and CalEPA funds and appropriations to ensure fund/appropriation balances are normal. 

March 03, 2017
Accountant Trainee

Administrative Services Division

Under the supervision of the Accounting Administrator I (Sup), the incumbent will be responsible to assist with daily credit card transactions. Resubmission of denied transactions, document denied transactions for collections processing.  Coordinate with program staff concerning status of credit card transactions (successful and/or rejected).

March 03, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Transportation and Toxics Division

This position requires a candidate who is comfortable interacting with the public, industry, air districts, and other governmental agencies in a leadership capacity to represent ARB in a variety of venues.

March 07, 2017
Associate Personnel Analyst

Administrative Services Division/ Exams Unit

Under general direction of the Examination Staff Services Manager I, the Associate Personnel Analyst will be responsible for overseeing and directing examinations for the various Divisions within the Air Resources Board (ARB) and the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA), Office of the Secretary.

March 09, 2017
Staff Services Analyst

Administrative Services Division/ Exams Unit

Under general direction of the Examination Staff Services Manager I, the Staff Services Analyst will be responsible for administering decentralized delegated examinations within the Air Resources Board (ARB) and the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA), Office of the Secretary.

March 09, 2017
Staff Services Analyst

Administrative Services Division/ Training Section

The Human Resources Branch’s Training unit is seeking a self-motivated candidate with an innovative mind-set.  The incumbent will assist with planning, developing, organizing and conducting various training programs for staff and management of ARB and CalEPA.  The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the successful delivery and management of ARB and CalEPA training programs and services.

March 09, 2017
Associate Governmental Program Analyst

Administrative Services Division/ Training Section

The Human Resources Branch’s Training unit is seeking a self-motivated candidate with an innovative mind-set.  The incumbent will plan, develop, organize and conduct various training programs for staff and management of ARB and CalEPA.  The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the successful delivery and management of ARB and CalEPA training programs and services.

March 09, 2017

Legal Secretary

Executive Office

Under the general supervision of the Manager of the Board Administration & Regulatory Coordination Unit within the Legal Office, the incumbent will work directly with 20 Attorneys, one Air Pollution Specialist, three Assistant Chief Counsels, and the Chief Counsel.  The incumbent will perform a wide-variety of difficult typing and administrative assignments as a major portion of the position, perform related office work required for preparation and processing of a variety of legal documents and other clerical work as required.

March 10, 2017
Air Pollution Specialist

Enforcement Division

The Citations and Hotline Section (CHS) is responsible for enforcing ARB regulations designed to reduce emissions and improve air quality by processing citations and notices of violation issued by ARB staff to non-compliant vehicle and equipment owners and or operators.  Under the supervision of an Air Resources Supervisor I, the incumbent will be responsible for assisting with the implementation, administration, and enforcement of several heavy-duty diesel regulations.

March 10, 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 March 10, 2017 Continuous La Trice Jones
Air Resources Supervisor II March 10, 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

   

 

 


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
Air Resources Technician I Continuous Open Training & Experience Nancy Nguyen
Air Resources Technician II Continuous Open Training & Experience Nancy Nguyen

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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