Career Executive Assignment (CEA) Exams

Who can apply for a CEA?

CEA examinations are open to all applicants who possess the knowledge and abilities, and any other requirements as described in the examination bulletin. Eligibility to take a CEA examination does not require permanent status in civil service.

How do you apply for a CEA?

Qualified persons must complete a STD. 678 State Employment Application, and submit any other documentation requested in the CEA job announcement bulletin.  The STD 678 State Employment Application may be obtained through the State Personnel Board’s website at:

Assistant Deputy Director, Human ResourcesMay 22, 2023
Special Assistant to the Undersecretary, OperationsJune 8, 2023
Chief Deputy Administrator (Chief Deputy Warden [CDW])Cut-off date for July 2023 Exam Administration is June 5, 2023