Why Work for California?

Great Benefits
Job Security
Work with a purpose
As the largest employer in California, the State of California offers more than 600 career paths in more than 200 departments, meaning no matter where you are with your education or experience level, we have the job for you. From benefits to advancement opportunities, becoming a State employee can provide you with the employment security and growth you desire.

Upcoming Events

Correctional Officer Virtual Career Fair
With CA Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Wednesday, June 19, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PST
Career Webinar Series
With California State Parks
Thursday, June 20, 2024
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM PST
Career Information Session
With Department of Housing and Community Development
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM PST
CDPH Career Connect - Research Scientists
With California Department of Public Health
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PST

Need Help?

Whether you're thinking about applying for the State of California, changing your career path, or looking for upward mobility as a current State employee, we've compiled resources to help guide your journey.

Working for California

Wonder what it's like working for the State of California? Check out these videos from State employees across a variety of departments and job roles!

Connect With Us

Have more questions about the application process? Visit CalCareers for FAQs and contact information.