Jobs: Current Exams for DSH Job classifications

Apply for as many exams that you are interested and qualified.  To see if you meet the minimum qualifications for entrance into an exam, check the exam title(s) listed below. Bulletins announcing an upcoming exam for a specific classification are typically released three to four weeks prior to the final filing date for the exam.

To obtain information for the hearing-impaired about exams being given by DSH, please contact the California Relay Service for Telecommunication Devices for the Deaf (TDD) at (800) 735-2929 or (800) 735-2922 (voice TDD).
If you apply and are accepted to take a DSH exam, refer to the Knowledge and Ability Section listed on the bulletin.  The knowledge and ability information listed is the subject matter from which the exam is based.  Also, a review of the Definition of Terms page will assist you in preparing for the particular examination by reading and understanding the requirements found in the bulletin.

The salaries used in the bulletins may not reflect all pay raises or any additional bonuses. You should verify the salary level(s) with the department personnel office before making any commitments.


CAREER EXECUTIVE (CEA)
(Competition is limited to State Employees)
Exam Title Final Filing Date Filing Location
Chief Financial Officer Until Filled Sacramento

These exams are for top-level administrative positions.  To be eligible, you must possess the knowledge and abilities, and any other requirements, described in the CEA bulletin.

Note: Eligibility to take a CEA examination does not require current permanent status in the civil service.

CONTINUOUS TESTING
(applications are accepted on a Continuous Basis)
Exam Title Exam Type Filing Location
Accountant I (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Accounting Administrator I (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Accounting Administrator I (Supervisor) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Accounting Officer (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Accounting Officer (Supervisor) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Accounting Technician Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Accountant Trainee Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Architectural Assistant Continuous Sacramento
Assistant Coordinator of Nursing Services Continuous Sacramento
Assistant Director of Dietetics Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa, Patton, Stockton and Vacaville
Assistant Information Systems Analyst Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Associate Governmental Program Analyst Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Associate Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Associate Management Auditor Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Associate Programmer Analyst (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Attorney Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Attorney III Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Attorney IV Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Audiologist Continuous Sacramento
Automotive Equipment Operator I, Dept of Mental Health and Development Services Continuous Sacramento
Automotive Equipment Operator II Continuous Sacramento
Automotive Pool Manager I Continuous Sacramento
Automotive Pool Manager II Continuous Sacramento
Beauty Shop Manager Continuous Sacramento
Behavior Specialist I Continuous Sacramento
Behavior Specialist II Continuous Sacramento
Business Service Assistant (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Business Service Officer I (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Business Service Officer I (Supervisor) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Business Service Officer II (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Business Service Officer II (Supervisor) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Business Service Officer III Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Catholic Chaplain Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa and Patton
Catholic Chaplain Cutoff: 07/28/2017 Atascadero
Carpenter I Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Carpenter II Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Carpenter Supervisor Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Custodian Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Chief Dentist Open Spot Atascadero and Coalinga
Chief Engineer II Continuous Sacramento
Chief Physician & Surgeon Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa and Patton State Hospitals
Chief Psychologist, Correctional Facility Continuous Sacramento
Clinical Laboratory Technologist (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Clinical Psychology Intern Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa, Patton, Vacaville
Clinical Social Worker (Health/Correctional Facility) – Safety Continuous Sacramento
Communications Operator Continuous Sacramento
Communications Supervisor Continuous Sacramento
Consulting Psychologist Open Spot Sacramento
Cook Specialist I Continuous Sacramento
Cook Specialist II Continuous Sacramento
Correctional Case Records Analyst Continuous Sacramento
Correctional Case Records Supervisor Continuous Sacramento
Data Processing Manager I Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Data Processing Manager II Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Data Processing Manager III Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Data Processing Manager IV Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Dental Hygienist (Safety) Open Spot Coalinga and Napa
Dentist, Depts of State Hosp. and Dev. Svcs. Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa, Patton
Dietetic Technician (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Electrician I Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Electrician II Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Electrician Supervisor Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Executive Assistant Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Executive Secretary I Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Executive Secretary II Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Food Service Supervisor I Continuous Sacramento
Food Service Supervisor II Continuous Sacramento
Food Service Technician I Continuous Sacramento
Food Service Technician II Continuous Sacramento
Fusion Welder Continuous Sacramento
Groundskeeper Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Health and Safety Officer Continuous Sacramento
Health Program Coordinator (CF) Continuous Sacramento
Health Record Technician I Continuous Sacramento
Health Record Technician II (Specialist) Continuous Sacramento
Health Record Technician II (Supervisor) Continuous Sacramento
Health Services Specialist (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Hospital Administrative Resident I Continuous Sacramento
Hospital Administrative Resident II Continuous Sacramento
Hospital General Services Administrator I Continuous Sacramento
Hospital General Services Administrator II Continuous Sacramento
Hospital Police Officer Continuous Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa and Patton State Hospital
Hospital Police Officer Final Filing Date: 07/21/17 Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa and Patton State Hospital
Information Officer I (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Information Officer I (Supervisor) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Information Officer II Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Information Systems Technician Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Information Systems Technician (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Information Systems Supervisor I Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Investigator Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Jewish Chaplain Continuous Sacramento
Labor Relations Analyst Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Labor Relations Manager I Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Labor Relations Manager II Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Labor Relations Specialist Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Lead Groundskeeper Continuous Sacramento
Lead Groundskeeper Cutoff: 07/18/17 Statewide
Licensed Vocational Nurse (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Mailing Machines Operator I Continuous Sacramento
Maintenance Mechanic Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Management Services Technician Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Mason I Continuous Sacramento
Medical Record Director Open Spot Sacramento
Medical Resident (Various Specialties) Open Spot Atascadero and Patton State Hospital
Medical Supply Technician Continuous Sacramento
Medical Transcriber Continuous Sacramento
Mental Health Program Supervisor Continuous Sacramento
Muslim Chaplain Continuous Sacramento
Native American Spiritual Leader Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, and Patton State Hospitals
Nursing Coordinator (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Nurse Instructor Continuous Sacramento
Nurse Practitioner (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Occupational Therapist Open Spot Metropolitan, Napa
Office Assistant (General) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Office Assistant (Typing) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
OfficeTechnician (General) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Office Technician (Typing) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Patient Benefit and Insurance Officer I Continuous Sacramento
Patient Benefit and Insurance Officer III Continuous Sacramento
Pest Control Technician Continuous Sacramento
Personnel Specialist Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Personnel Supervisor I Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Personnel Supervisor II Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Pharmacist I Continuous Sacramento
Pharmacist II Continuous Sacramento
Pharmacy Services Manager Continuous Sacramento
Pharmacy Technician Continuous Sacramento
Physical Therapist I Continuous Sacramento
Physical Therapist II Continuous Sacramento
Physician and Surgeon (Safety) Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa, Patton, Salinas Valley and Vacaville
Plumber I Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Podiatrist Continuous Sacramento
Program Assistant (Mental Disabilities-Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Program Director (Mental-Disabilities-Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Program Technician Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Program Technician II Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Program Technician III Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Protestant Chaplain Continuous Sacramento
Psychiatric Nursing Education Director Continuous Sacramento
Psychiatric Technician (Safety) Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa, Patton
Psychiatric Technician Apprentice Open Spot Napa
Psychiatric Technician Assistant (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Psychiatric Technician Instructor Continuous Sacramento
Psychiatric Technician Trainee (Safety) Continuous Atascadero
Psychologist (Health Facility Clinical Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Psychologist (Health Facility – Educational – Safety) Open Spot Metropolitan
Public Health Nurse I Continuous Sacramento
Public Health Nurse II Continuous Sacramento
Radiologic Technologist (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Registered Dietitian (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Registered Nurse (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Rehabilitation Therapist, State Facilities (Art-Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Rehabilitation Therapist, State Facilities (Dance-Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Rehabilitation Therapist, State Facilities (Music-Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Rehabilitation Therapist, State Facilities (Occupational-Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Rehabilitation Therapist, State Facilities (Recreation-Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Research Analyst I - General Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Research Analyst II - General Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Research Management I - General Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Research Manager II - General Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Research Manager III - General Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Research Program Specialist II Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Respiratory Care Practitioner Continuous Sacramento
Seamer Continuous Sacramento
Secretary Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Senior Accounting Officer (Supervisor) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Senior Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Senior Information Systems Analyst (Supervisor) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Senior Librarian (Supervisor) Continuous Sacramento
Senior Management Auditor Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Senior Occupational Therapist Open Spot Coalinga, Metropolitan
Senior Personnel Specialist Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Senior Programmer Analyst (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Senior Programmer Analyst (Supervisor) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Senior Psychiatric Technician (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Senior Psychiatrist (Specialist) Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa, Patton
Senior Psychiatrist (Supervisor) Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa, Patton
Senior Psychologist Health Facility (Specialist) Continuous Sacramento
Senior Psychologist Health Facility (Supervisor) Continuous Sacramento
Senior Radiologic Technologist (Specialist-Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Sexually Violent Predator Evaluator Continuous Sacramento
Sheetfed Offset Press Operator I Continuous Sacramento
Sheetfed Offset Press Operator II Continuous Sacramento
Sheetfed Offset Press Operator III Continuous Sacramento
Social Worker Associate (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Special Investigator Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Speech Pathologist I , Department of Mental Health and Developmental Services Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Napa, Metropolitan and Patton State Hospitals
Staff Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Staff Information Systems Analyst (Supervisor) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Staff Management Auditor Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Staff Programmer Analyst (Specialist) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Staff Psychiatrist (Safety) Open Spot Atascadero, Coalinga, Metropolitan, Napa and Patton State Hospitals
Staff Services Analyst (General) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Staff Services Management Auditor Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Staff Services Manager I Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Staff Services Manager II (Managerial) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Staff Services Manager II (Supervisory) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Staff Services Manager III Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Standards Compliance Coordinator Continuous Sacramento
Stationary Engineer Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Stationary Engineer Apprentice (Four Year Program) Continuous Sacramento
Stock Clerk Continuous Sacramento
Supervising Attorney Open Spot Sacramento
Supervising Clinical Laboratory Technologist Continuous Sacramento
Supervising Cook I Continuous Sacramento
Supervising Cook II Continuous Sacramento
Supervising Housekeeper I Continuous Sacramento
Supervising Housekeeper II Continuous Sacramento
Supervising Management Auditor Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Supervising Psychiatric Social Worker I Continuous Sacramento
Supervising Registered Nurse (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Supervising Rehabilitation Therapist Continuous Sacramento
Surgical Nurse I, Department of Mental Health and Developmental Services Continuous Napa
Systems Software Specialist II (Supervisory) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Systems Software Specialist II (Technical) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Systems Software Specialist III (Supervisory) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Systems Software Specialist III (Technical) Multidepartmental Open Statewide
Teacher, State Hospitals (Learning Handicapped, Mentally Disabled) Open Spot Atascadero, Metropolitan, and Napa
Teachers, State Hospitals (Speech Development and Correction) Open Spot Napa
Television Assistant Continuous Sacramento
Television Specialist Continuous Sacramento
Tree Maintenance Worker Continuous Sacramento
Unit Supervisor (Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Upholsterer Continuous Sacramento
Vocational Instructor (Upholstering-Safety) Continuous Sacramento
Warehouse Worker Multidepartmental Open Statewide

OPEN EXAMS
(The following exams are open to all candidates who meet the minimum qualifications)
***Bulletins are available in your personnel office***
Examination Title Final Filing Date Filing Location
Fire Chief 07/17/2017 Sacramento

PROMOTIONAL EXAMS
(Competition is limited to State Employees)
Examination Title Final Filing Date Filing Location
     

PROMOTIONAL TRANSFER EXAMS
(Competition is limited to State Employees)
Exam Title Final Filing Date Filing Location
Staff Services Analyst Written Transfer Examination Study Guide & Sample Test Questions Permanent N/A
Request for Transfer Exam Staff Services Analyst (General) Continuous Sacramento
Staff Services Analyst Transfer Examination Continuous Sacramento

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