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Sustainable Investments Investment Officer

Website CalPERS

Pension Fund

Working Title:

Sustainable Investments Investment Officer 



$10,068.00 – $12,007.00

This position is eligible for an annual incentive award and Charter Financial Analyst (CFA) pay differential. The annual incentive opportunity is 20% of salary and is based on the level of achievement against several quantitative and qualitative measures. Permanent full-time employees who possess certification as a CFA may receive a 5% monthly base pay differential.

Work Location:

Sacramento County



Job Type:

Permanent, Full Time

Job Description And Duties

CalPERS is the nation’s largest public pension fund with equity and income investments in both domestic and international markets through both private and public investment vehicles. The Investment Office (INVO) is responsible for investment and daily management of CalPERS assets. INVO invests in stocks, bonds, real estate, private debt, and private equity, utilizing a wide array of instruments and vehicles to generate the best total returns on a long-term basis at an acceptable level of risk.

The Sustainable Investments (SI) Program is responsible for developing and implementing the CalPERS Sustainable Investments strategy and thought leadership for the Total Fund. The SI program focuses on sustainability-related advocacy and policy, integration, communication, and investment. The SI program works closely with each asset class to manage investment risks and uncover investment opportunities through the sustainable investment lens, while ensuring that Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors are integrated into investment strategy, analysis, and decisions. All of this is done with the goal of enhancing the long-term sustainability and resiliency of the Total Fund.

The Sustainable Investment Program is looking for an Investment Officer III (IO III) who will be responsible for assisting in implementing the CalPERS Sustainable Investments strategy.

Duties Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • The IOIII will support the Sustainable Investments (SI) Program through participation in deal origination and capital deployment across public and private markets.
  • Conduct research and analytics on sustainability themed investment strategies.
  • Participate in the development and regular update of sustainable investments strategic plans and research reports.

Telework Information:  This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule, with up to two days of remote work and three days or more onsite, per week.

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Final Filing Date: Until Filled