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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.

Locations Title
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

​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 Analyst (General) - Junior Budget Analyst $3,298.00-$5,360.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthGenetic Disease Division - RichmondContra CostaJC# 17454910/16/20197PB34Continuous
Associate Budget Analyst - Budget Analyst $5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionFinancial Management BranchSacramentoJC# 16784410/16/20195PB04Continuous
Program Technician II - Call Center Technician $3,148.00-$3,945.00Permanent Full TimeExecutive DivisionLaboratory Field Services Branch - RichmondContra CostaJC# 17580810/16/20192PB30Continuous
Program Technician II - Surveyor Technician$3,148.00-$3,945.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityField Operations Region I - OrangeOrangeJC# 17593710/18/20192PB30Continuous
Program Technician II - Death Amendment Specialist$3,148.00-$3,945.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Statistics and InformaticsVital Records Registration BranchSacramentoJC# 17596310/18/20192PB30Continuous
Staff Services Analyst (General) - Contract Analyst $3,298.00-$5,360.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthGenetic Disease Division - RichmondContra CostaJC# 17625411/6/20197PB34Continuous
- Health Facilities Surveyor $0.00-$0.00Permanent Full TimeSacramentoJC# 17591410/18/2019Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Contract and Procurement Analyst $5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionProgram Support Branch - RichmondContra CostaJC# 17637510/21/20199PB04Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Procurement Analyst $5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesTobacco Control BranchSacramentoJC# 17611410/22/20199PB04Continuous
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Personnel Liaison $5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Health EquityOffice of Health EquitySacramentoJC# 17670810/23/20199PB04Continuous
Legal Analyst - Legal Analyst $4,496.00-$5,629.00Permanent Full TimeOffice of Legal ServicesOffice of Legal ServicesSacramentoJC# 17670410/23/2019
Associate Governmental Program Analyst - Fiscal Analyst $5,149.00-$6,446.00Permanent Full TimePublic Health Emergency PreparednessPublic Health Emergency PreparednessSacramentoJC# 17681610/24/20199PB04Continuous
Program Technician II - Electronic Death Registration Technician$3,148.00-$3,945.00Limited Term Full TimeCenter for Health Statistics and InformaticsVital Records Registration BranchSacramentoJC# 17683110/24/20192PB30Continuous
Staff Services Analyst (General) - Personnel Management Consultant$3,298.00-$5,360.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionHuman Resources BranchSacramentoJC# 17687810/24/20197PB34Continuous
Accounting Officer (Specialist) - Reconciliation Specialist $4,496.00-$5,629.00Permanent Full TimeAdministration DivisionFinancial Management BranchSacramentoJC# 17669910/23/20194PB4101 Continuous
Office Technician (Typing) - Support Staff$3,144.00-$3,935.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Healthy CommunitiesChronic Disease Control BranchSacramentoJC# 17740810/29/20194PB2402Continuous
Program Technician II - Check Processing Technician$3,148.00-$3,945.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Statistics and InformaticsHISP Administrative Support BranchSacramentoJC# 17705310/25/20192PB30Continuous
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