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Entry-Level Positions

Job classifications in this field are designed to provide entry-level opportunities. Typical roles may include duties designed to support and supplement the work being performed in a specific area, in which staff gain exposure and experience which would lead to the potential for future career trajectory.

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Administrative Assistant

Employees in this class are responsible for relieving an administrator of assigned administrative detail, for carrying out assignments on their own initiative without detailed instructions, and for obtaining facts on which decisions or recommendations may be based. The Administrative Assistant may serve to increase the capacity of an administrator to carry out duties and responsibilities of his/her position as determined by the Department Program. 


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.

Program Technician II$3,148.00-$3,945.00Multiple2PB30Continuous
Office Technician (Typing)$3,144.00-$3,935.00Multiple4PB2402Continuous
Office Technician (General)$3,087.00-$3,868.00Multiple4PB2401Continuous
Office Assistant  (General)$2,427.00-$3,439.00Multiple4PB2501Continuous
Program Technician$2,722.00-$3,658.00Multiple2PB29Continuous
Personnel Technician I$2,618.00-$3,838.00Sacramento5PB33Continuous
Accounting Technician$3,087.00-$3,868.00Sacramento3PB04Continuous
Business Service Assistant (Specialist)$2,921.00-$4,603.00Alameda; Alpine; Amador; Butte; Calaveras; Colusa; Contra Costa; Del Norte; El Dorado; Fresno; Glenn; Humboldt; Imperial; Inyo; Kern; Kings; Lake; Lassen; Los Angeles; Madera; Marin; Mariposa; Merced; Modoc; Mono; Monterey; Multiple; Napa; Nevada; Orange; Placer; Plumas; Riverside; Sacramento; San Benito; San Bernardino; San Diego; San Francisco; San Joaquin; San Luis Obispo; San Mateo; Santa Barbara; Santa Clara; Santa Cruz; Shasta; Sierra; Siskiyou; Solano; Sonoma; Stanislaus; Statewide; Sutter; Tehama; Trinity; Tulare; Tuolumne; Ventura; Yolo; Yuba0PBEZContinuous

​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.

Office Technician (Typing) - Support Services Technician$3,144.00-$3,935.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionProgram Support BranchSacramentoJC# 2295521/27/20214PB2402Continuous
Staff Services Analyst (General) - Personnel Management Consultant$3,298.00-$5,360.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionHuman Resources BranchSacramentoJC# 2312971/27/20217PB34Continuous
Program Technician - Surveyor Technician $2,722.00-$3,658.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityField Operations Region IV - Santa Rosa / Redwood CoastSonomaJC# 2293491/21/20212PB29Continuous
- Business Operations Analyst$0.00-$0.00Permanent Full TimeSacramentoJC# 2297241/22/2021Continuous
Office Technician (Typing) - Office Technician (Typing)$3,144.00-$3,935.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionHuman Resources BranchSacramentoJC# 2298631/23/20214PB2402Continuous
Information Technology Technician - Call Center Technician$3,123.00-$4,995.00Permanent Full TimeInformation Technology Services DivisionData Center & Operations Branch – HQSacramentoJC# 2328252/2/20217PB32Continuous
Program Technician II - Surveyor Technician$3,148.00-$3,945.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityField Operations Region II - SacramentoSacramentoJC# 2329142/8/20212PB30Continuous
Program Technician II - Surveyor Technician$3,148.00-$3,945.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityField Operations Region III - San JoseSanta ClaraJC# 2329582/9/20212PB30Continuous
Assistant Health Physicist - X-Ray Machine Inspector$5,513.00-$7,086.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Environmental HealthRadiologic Health Branch - SacramentoSacramentoJC# 23303582/2/20212H1DS01/14/2021
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