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The Office of Planning and Research (OPR), created by statute in 1970, is part of the Office of the Governor. OPR serves the Governor and his Cabinet as staff for long-range planning and research, and constitutes the comprehensive state planning agency.


JOB OPPORTUNITY: Budget Officer  04-27-2017

Under the general direction of the Directors of the Office of Planning and Research (OPR) and California Volunteers (CV), and under the supervision of the Deputy Directors of OPR and CV, the Budget Officer shall perform a variety of research, analytical, and budget activities associated with the various programs within the OPR, CV, and the SGC.† Duties include preparation of various budgetary schedules and assignments in support and preparation of the Governorís Budget; preparation of budget change proposals, budget revisions, and all corresponding fiscal spreadsheets and templates; review and monitoring of multi-funded programmatic budgets; preparation of and monitoring of annual budget and expenditure plans; review and tracking of out-of-state travel requests and expenditures. The Budget Officer meets regularly with Program managers/ liaisons to review CalStars/ FI$Cal generated reports; and conducts various levels of researched-based analysis, to provide recommendations to upper management and executives.

For more information, visit the CalHR job posting at: https://jobs.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=62852

Updating California's Sea-Level Rise Guidance - Invitation to Online Listening Sessions in April  03-30-2017

On behalf of the California Ocean Protection Council and the California Ocean Science Trust, we invite you to actively participate in the State's process to update the State of California Sea-Level Rise Guidance Document, initially adopted in 2010, updated in 2013, and currently in the process of being updated again. read more...

PG&E Opens $1 Million Grant Program to Support Local Climate Change Resilience Planning  03-10-2017

SANFRANCISCO, Calif.ó In 2016 alone, more than 5,700 wildfires burned across the state of California according to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. And despite record rain this winter, climate change is expected to increase the number of large wildfires as well as the length of the wildfire season in California. To help Californian communities meet this challenge, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) launched its Better Together Resilient Communities grant program today.