​​​​Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources

New Career Information

New exams for oil and gas engineers:

Careers with the Division

The benefits of working for the State of California include:

  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Monthly Vacation & Sick Leave Accrual
  • Paid Holidays
  • Merit & Salary Increases
  • FLEXELECT Benefits and CalPERS Retirement
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Employee Assistance Program

In addition to these benefits, working for the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources offers a unique opportunity to work alongside industry professionals and with coworkers who are passionate about the Division’s mission:

To prevent damage to life, health, property and natural resources, while also encouraging the wise development of oil, gas and geothermal resources to increase the ultimate recovery of these natural resources. Everything we do must be designed to ensure that California’s resources are protected and administered for the benefit of its citizens.

Recruiting Seminar

The Department of Oil Gas and Geothermal Resources held a recruiting seminar on February 15, 2017 talking to people interested in applying for technical and management positions open in all offices, Orcutt, Ventura, Cypress, Bakersfield and Sacramento. Video replays are available from the following links: