Plant Operations Examinations

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding job? Would you like to make a difference through public service in your state and community?

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is currently hiring for Stationary Engineers, Maintenance Mechanics, Building Maintenance Workers, Water and Sewage Plant Supervisors and other Plant Operations positions. These positions are vital to making sure that all adult and juvenile state correctional facilities are operating efficiently seven days a week, 365 days a year. We need your unique skill set!

CDCR is looking for individuals who can fill these positions. Each job also includes health, dental and vision benefits along with CALPERS retirement, paid vacations and salary advancement opportunities.

IMPORTANT Qualification Information: Below are examination bulletins as well as qualifications assessments which are required to gain eligibility to the classifications listed below. It is required that a Standard State Application (Std. Form 678) and qualification assessment be submitted together by the mailing or in person instructions identified on the examination bulletin. Only applications and qualifications assessments with original signatures will be accepted.

Examination Bulletins with Final Filing Date   Final Filing Date

Examination Bulletins - Continuous  
Automotive Equipment Operator I, CF Qualification Assessment
Automobile Mechanic, CF Qualification Assessment
Carpenter II, CF Qualification Assessment
Carpenter III, CF Qualification Assessment
Custodian CF
Lead Custodian CF
Custodian Supervisor II
Custodian Supervisor III
Electrician II, CF Qualification Assessment
Electrician III, CF Qualification Assessment
Electronics Technician, CF Qualification Assessment
Equipment Maintenance Supervisor, CF Qualification Assessment
Groundskeeper, CF Qualification Assessment
Associate Hazardous Materials Specialist Qualification Assessment
Hazardous Materials Specialist Qualification Assessment
Laundry Supervisor II, CF Qualification Assessment
Lead Groundskeeper, CF Qualification Assessment
Locksmith I, CF Qualification Assessment
Maintenance Mechanic, CF Qualification Assessment
Materials and Stores Supervisor, CF
Materials and Stores Supervisor II, CF
Painter II, CF Qualification Assessment
Painter III, CF Qualification Assessment
Pest Control Technician, CF Qualification Assessment
Plumber II, CF Qualification Assessment
Plumber III, CF Qualification Assessment
Stationary Engineer
Water and Sewage Plant Supervisor, CF Qualification Assessment

Review the Examamination Bulletins listed above: Click on a classification to view the Examination Bulletin which contains salary information, the "Minimum Qualifications" required to become eligible to take the examination, as well as "How to Apply" instructions for that examination. NOTE: "How to Apply" instructions may vary so it is important to carefully read the Examination Bulletin for the classification you are interested in.

*Note* SA= Supplemental Application; QA= Qualification Assessment