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Classifications in the Business Professionals category typically perform a variety of duties to serve and support the daily ongoing work of management or programs.  These positions may be in the areas of accounting & budgets, administration, human resources, legal services, public relations or health programs.  Business Professionals interpret, and apply laws & regulations.  Duties may include writing, editing, performing research, analysis, statistical work and plan development of daily ongoing work of management or program.

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Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA) 

AGPA perform the more responsible, varied, and complex technical analytical staff services assignments.  AGPA's are assigned to work on a broad range of governmental and managerial problems that may be interdisciplinary in nature.  For example, work may be in the following fields: evaluation and planning, systems development, budgeting, planning, management, and personnel analysis, and continually provide consultative services to management.  An AGAP may conduct and/or review analytical studies and surveys, formulate procedures, policies, and program alternatives, make recommendations on a broad spectrum of administrative and program-related problems, and advise management on the impact or potential impact of CDPH programs.

Due to the varied use of this position, working titles are often used to better identify a position's primary role.  An AGPA may serves as a Program Advisor, Contract Monitor, Communication Specialist, Library Services Associate, Licensing Analyst, or Compliance Analyst.

Additional information about this classification including the minimum qualifications may be found on the AGPA Classification Specification.


Step 1: Create or Login to Your CalCareer Account

With a CalCareer account, you can take state civil service examinations, store different versions of your application, apply for vacancies, track your application status and save your resume all in one place.

Step 2: Take Examination/Assessment

Before you can work for the State, you need to take and pass an examination for the job type (classification) that you wish to be considered for employment. The assessment process can take many forms (i.e. self-assessments or written exams) and maybe required to be completed in-person or online. Examination Bulletins list the minimum qualifications and the steps required to apply and/or complete the examination/assessment. If you have current or past state experience, you may have Transfer Eligibility or Reinstatement Rights.

Locations Title
Associate Governmental Program Analyst$5,149.00-$6,446.00Multiple9PB04Continuous
Attorney III$9,210.00-$11,815.00Sacramento9PB08Continuous
Staff Services Manager II$6,722.00-$8,352.00Multiple9PB16Continuous
Staff Services Manager I$6,124.00-$7,608.00Multiple9PB19Continuous
Staff Services Manager III$8,173.00-$9,280.00Multiple9PB17Continuous
Management Services Technician $2,921.00-$4,255.00Multiple4PB42Continuous
Program Technician II$3,148.00-$3,945.00Multiple2PB30Continuous
Program Technician III$3,522.00-$4,412.00Multiple2PB31Continuous
Office Technician (Typing)$3,144.00-$3,935.00Multiple4PB2402Continuous
Office Technician (General)$3,087.00-$3,868.00Multiple4PB2401Continuous
Associate Budget Analyst$5,149.00-$6,446.00Multiple5PB04Continuous
Personnel Specialist$3,122.00-$5,175.00Sacramento1PB12Continuous
Personnel Supervisor I$4,410.00-$5,521.00Multiple5PB1801Continuous
Office Assistant  (General)$2,427.00-$3,439.00Multiple4PB2501Continuous
Program Technician$2,722.00-$3,658.00Multiple2PB29Continuous
Executive Secretary I$3,533.00-$4,426.00Sacramento3PB36Continuous
Senior Personnel Specialist$4,387.00-$5,495.00Sacramento5PB10Continuous
Personnel Technician I$2,618.00-$3,838.00Sacramento5PB33Continuous
Labor Relations Specialist$5,689.00-$7,068.00Sacramento1PB11Continuous
Accounting Technician$3,087.00-$3,868.00Sacramento3PB04Continuous
Health Program Manager I$6,124.00-$7,608.00Sacramento9PB19Continuous
Health Program Manager II$6,722.00-$8,352.00Sacramento9PB16Continuous
Health Program Manager III$8,173.00-$9,280.00Sacramento9PB17Continuous

​Step 3: Search and Apply for Jobs

Once you have taken the examination or established eligibility for the job type that you wish to be considered for employment, you may be considered for open positions in that job type by applying for job vacancies. Login to your CalCareer account, locate the job posting you wish to apply for and click on “Apply for This Job” and follow the prompts.

Staff Services Manager III - Branch Chief$8,173.00-$9,280.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthWomen, Infants & Children DivisionSacramentoJC# 1958423/27/20209PB17Continuous
Accounting Administrator I (Specialist) - General Ledger Fiscal Data Specialist$5,656.00-$7,080.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionFinancial Management BranchSacramentoJC# 1965963/26/2020
Accounting Administrator I (Specialist) - Accounts Receivable and Cash Management Staff Specialist$5,656.00-$7,080.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionFinancial Management BranchSacramentoJC# 1966023/26/2020
Research Data Analyst I - Data Analyst$3,635.00-$5,798.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesSafe & Active Communities BranchSacramentoJC# 1966633/26/20208PB37Continuous
Staff Services Manager II (Supervisory) - Southern Section Chief$6,722.00-$8,352.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthWomen, Infants & Children DivisionSacramentoJC# 1966703/26/20209PB16Continuous
Supervising Program Technician II - Database Supervisor$3,559.00-$4,458.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Environmental HealthRadiologic Health Branch - SacramentoSacramentoJC# 1965213/26/20202PB3301Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Special Projects Analyst $5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionFinancial Management BranchSacramentoJC# 1966753/27/20209PB04Continuous
Staff Services Manager III - Chief, Facilities Management Section$8,173.00-$9,280.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionProgram Support Branch - RichmondContra CostaJC# 1968823/30/20209PB17Continuous
Supervising Program Technician II - Intake Supervisor$3,559.00-$4,458.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityField Operations Region IV - Centralized Application UnitSacramentoJC# 1969283/30/20202PB3301Continuous
Public Health Medical Administrator II, C.E.A. - Assistant Deputy Director$14,434.00-$17,657.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health CommunitiesCenter for Chronic Disease Prevention & Health PromotionSacramentoJC# 1971504/17/2020
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - HIV Testing and Linkage to Care Coordinator$5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Infectious DiseasesHIV Prevention BranchSacramentoJC# 1974594/4/20209PB04Continuous
Staff Services Manager III - Assistant Deputy Director$8,173.00-$9,280.00Permanent Full TimeExecutive DivisionOffice of Legislative & Governmental AffairsSacramentoJC# 1974344/4/20209PB17Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Training Officer / Trainer$5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionHuman Resources BranchSacramentoJC# 1974874/7/20209PB04Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Contract Analyst$5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionProgram Support BranchSacramentoJC# 1975944/7/20209PB04Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Export Program Analyst$5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Environmental HealthFood & Drug Branch - Sacramento HQSacramentoJC# 1975884/8/20209PB04Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Contracts Analyst $5,149.00-$6,446.00Limited Term Full TimeAdministration DivisionProgram Support BranchSacramentoJC# 1977324/8/20209PB04Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Field Operations Support Analyst$5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityLicensing & Certification Division - Deputy Director's OfficeSacramentoJC# 1977534/20/20209PB041/1/0001 12:00:00 AM
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Contract Analyst $5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionProgram Support BranchSacramentoJC# 1978654/9/20209PB04Continuous
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