Examination Schedule

Fiscal Year (FY) 2021/22

CDCR Talent Acquisition and Career Services provide the Departmental Examination Schedule. This Examination Schedule identifies the anticipated bulletin release date for each examination or notes the status of an examination in the current FY. The dates listed are estimates and are subject to change depending on departmental needs. This Examination Schedule also identifies CDCR classifications that are tested by other state agencies.  Please refer to CalHR’s website for more information on these examinations. If you need additional information, please contact Talent Acquisition and Career Services at (916) 322-2545.

Dated Examinations

Classification Anticipated Bulletin Release Date
Assistant Chief of Education, Correctional ProgramOctober 2021
Assistant Correctional Food Manager, Department of CorrectionsOctober 2021
Captain, Adult Institution December 2021
Correctional Administrator, Department of CorrectionsMay 2022
Correctional Counselor IAugust 2021
Correctional Counselor II (Specialist) February 2022
Correctional Counselor II (Supervisor) February 2022
Correctional Food Manager I, Department of CorrectionsFebruary 2022
Correctional Food Manager II, Department of CorrectionsFebruary 2022
Correctional LieutenantMarch 2022
Departmental Food AdministratorMarch 2022
Fire Chief, Correctional FacilityFebruary 2022
Lieutenant, Youth Authority September 2021
Parole Agent I, Adult ParoleDecember 2021
Parole Agent III, Youth AuthorityCancelled
Parole Service AssociateOctober 2021
Procurement and Services Officer II, Correctional FacilityMarch 2022
Program Administrator, Correctional School (Supervisory)November 2021
Senior Youth Correctional CounselorAugust 2021
Special Agent-In-ChargeDecember 2021
Staff Services Analyst Transfer ExamSeptember 2021
Staff Services Analyst Transfer Exam March 2022
Supervising Casework Specialist I, Youth AuthorityNovember 2021
Youth Authority Administrator, Rehabilitative ServicesCancelled

Continuous Filing Examinations

ClassificationTesting Department
Accountant I (Specialist)CalHR Continuous Filing
Accountant TraineeCalHR Continuous Filing
Accounting Administrator I (Specialist)CalHR Continuous Filing
Accounting Administrator I (Supervisor) CalHR Continuous Filing
Accounting Administrator IICalHR Continuous Filing
Accounting Administrator IIICalHR Continuous Filing
Accounting Officer (Specialist)CalHR Continuous Filing
Accounting Officer (Supervisor) CalHR Continuous Filing
Administrative Assistant ICalHR Continuous Filing
Administrative Assistant IICalHR Continuous Filing
Assistant Chief CounselCalHR Continuous Filing
Assistant Safety EngineerDepartment of Industrial Relations Continuous Filing
Associate Accounting AnalystCalHR Continuous Filing
Associate ArchitectDepartment of General Services (DGS) Continuous Filing
Associate Budget AnalystCalHR Continuous Filing
Associate Construction AnalystDGS Continuous Filing
Associate Estimator of Building ConstructionCDCR Continuous Filing
Associate Governmental Program AnalystCalHR Continuous Filing
Associate Hazardous Materials SpecialistCDCR Continuous Filing
Associate Industrial HygienistDepartment of Toxic Substance Control Continuous Filing
Associate Management AuditorCalHR Continuous Filing
Associate Personnel Analyst (Use CalHR’s Associate Governmental Program Analyst examination)CalHR Continuous Filing
Associate Safety EngineerDepartment of Industrial Relations Continuous Filing
AttorneyCalHR Continuous Filing
Attorney IIICalHR Continuous Filing
Attorney IVCalHR Continuous Filing
Attorney VCalHR Continuous Filing
Automobile Mechanic, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Automotive Equipment Operator I, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Building Maintenance Worker, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Business Manager I (Use CalHR’s Staff Services Manager I examination)CalHR Continuous Filing
Business Service Assistant (Specialist)CalHR Continuous Filing
Business Service Officer I (Specialist)CalHR Continuous Filing
Business Service Officer I (Supervisor)CalHR Continuous Filing
Capital Outlay Program ManagerDGS Continuous Filing
Carpenter II, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Carpenter III, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Case Records Technician (Use CalHR’s Office Technician (Typing) examination)CalHR Continuous Filing
Casework Specialist, Youth AuthorityCDCR Continuous Filing
Catholic ChaplainCDCR Continuous Filing
Chief Physician and Surgeon, Correctional FacilityCalifornia Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) Continuous Filing
Chief Psychiatrist, Correctional and Rehabilitative Services (Safety)CCHCS Continuous Filing
Chief Psychologist, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Clinical Social Worker (Health/Correctional Facility) – SafetyCalHR Continuous Filing
Community Resources Manager, Correctional InstitutionCDCR Continuous Filing
Construction Supervisor I, Correctional FacilityCalifornia Prison Industry Authority (CalPIA) Continuous Filing
Construction Supervisor II, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Construction Supervisor III, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Consulting PsychologistDSH Continuous Filing
Cook Specialist II, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Correctional Case Records AnalystCDCR Continuous Filing
Correctional Case Records ManagerCDCR Continuous Filing
Correctional Case Records SupervisorCDCR Continuous Filing
Correctional Health Services Administrator II, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Correctional Supervising Cook, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Custodian ICalHR Continuous Filing
Custodian IICalHR Continuous Filing
Custodian Supervisor ICalHR Continuous Filing
Custodian Supervisor IICalHR Continuous Filing
Dental Assistant, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Dentist, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Digital Print Operator IIDepartment of Transportation Continuous Filing
Electrician II, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Electrician III, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Electronics Technician, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Emergency Services Coordinator, Office of Emergency ServicesCalifornia Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) Continuous Filing
Equipment Maintenance Supervisor, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Executive AssistantCalHR Continuous Filing
Executive Secretary ICalHR Continuous Filing
Graduate Legal AssistantCalHR Continuous Filing
Groundskeeper, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Hazardous Materials SpecialistCDCR Continuous Filing
Health and Safety OfficerCCHCS Continuous Filing
Health Record Technician ICCHCS Continuous Filing
Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Correctional FacilityCalPIA Continuous Filing
Heavy Truck Driver, Correctional FacilityCalPIA Continuous Filing
Information Officer I (Specialist)CalHR Continuous Filing
Information Officer IICalHR Continuous Filing
Information Technology AssociateCalHR Continuous Filing
Information Technology Manager ICalHR Continuous Filing
Information Technology Manager IICalHR Continuous Filing
Information Technology Specialist ICalHR Continuous Filing
Information Technology Specialist IICalHR Continuous Filing
Information Technology Specialist IIICalHR Continuous Filing
Information Technology Supervisor ICalHR Continuous Filing
Information Technology Supervisor IICalHR Continuous Filing
Information Technology TechnicianCalHR Continuous Filing
Inspector of Automotive EquipmentCDCR Continuous Filing
InvestigatorCalHR Continuous Filing
Jewish ChaplainCDCR Continuous Filing
Labor Relations AnalystCalHR Continuous Filing
Labor Relations Manager ICalHR Continuous Filing
Labor Relations Manager IICalHR Continuous Filing
Labor Relations SpecialistCalHR Continuous Filing
Language, Speech, and Hearing SpecialistCDCR Continuous Filing
Laundry Supervisor II, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Lead Groundskeeper I, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Legal AnalystCalHR Continuous Filing
Legal AssistantCalHR Continuous Filing
Legal SecretaryCalHR Continuous Filing
Librarian, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Library Technical Assistant (Safety)CDCR Continuous Filing
Licensed Vocational Nurse, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Use CCHCS’s Licensed Vocational Nurse (Safety) examination)CCHCS Continuous Filing
Limited Examination and Appointment Program Candidate (Identified Class)CalHR Continuous Filing
Locksmith I, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Maintenance Mechanic, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Management Services TechnicianCalHR Continuous Filing
Materials and Stores SpecialistCalHR Continuous Filing
Materials and Stores Supervisor I, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Materials and Stores Supervisor II, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Muslim ChaplainCDCR Continuous Filing
Native American Spiritual LeaderCDCR Continuous Filing
Nurse Practitioner, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Nursing Consultant, Program ReviewCCHCS Continuous Filing
Office Assistant (General)CalHR Continuous Filing
Office Assistant (Typing)CalHR Continuous Filing
Office Services Supervisor I (General) (Use CCHCS’s Office Services Supervisor I (Typing) examination)CCHCS Continuous Filing
Office Services Supervisor I (Typing)CCHCS Continuous Filing
Office Services Supervisor II (General)CCHCS Continuous Filing
Office Technician (General)CalHR Continuous Filing
Office Technician (Typing)CalHR Continuous Filing
Painter II, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Painter III, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Personnel SpecialistCalHR Continuous Filing
Personnel Supervisor ICalHR Continuous Filing
Personnel Supervisor IICalHR Continuous Filing
Personnel Technician ICalHR Continuous Filing
Personnel Technician II (Supervisor)CalHR Continuous Filing
Pest Control Technician, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Pharmacist ICCHCS Continuous Filing
Pharmacy Services ManagerCCHCS Continuous Filing
Pharmacy TechnicianCCHCS Continuous Filing
Physician and Surgeon, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Plumber II, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Plumber III, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Program TechnicianCalHR Continuous Filing
Program Technician IICalHR Continuous Filing
Program Technician IIICalHR Continuous Filing
Project Director IDGS Continuous Filing
Project Director IIDGS Continuous Filing
Project Director IIIDGS Continuous Filing
Property Controller II, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Protestant ChaplainCDCR Continuous Filing
Psychiatric Technician (Safety)CalHR Continuous Filing
PsychologistCalHR Continuous Filing
Psychologist (Clinical), Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Recreation Therapist, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Registered Nurse, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Research Data Analyst IICalHR Continuous Filing
Research Data ManagerCalHR Continuous Filing
Research Data Specialist ICalHR Continuous Filing
Research Data Specialist IICalHR Continuous Filing
Research Data Specialist IIICalHR Continuous Filing
Research Data Supervisor I (General)CalHR Continuous Filing
Research Data Supervisor II (General)CalHR Continuous Filing
Resource Specialist, Special EducationCDCR Continuous Filing
School PsychologistCDCR Continuous Filing
Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist)CalHR Continuous Filing
Senior Accounting Officer (Supervisor)CalHR Continuous Filing
Senior ArchitectDGS Continuous Filing
Senior Electrical EngineerDGS Continuous Filing
Senior Emergency Management Coordinator, Office of Emergency ServicesCalOES Continuous Filing
Senior Environmental PlannerDepartment of Transportation Continuous Filing
Senior Estimator of Building ConstructionCDCR Continuous Filing
Senior Inspector of Automotive EquipmentCDCR Continuous Filing
Senior Legal AnalystCalHR Continuous Filing
Senior Librarian, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Senior Management AuditorCalHR Continuous Filing
Senior Mechanical EngineerDGS Continuous Filing
Senior Personnel SpecialistCalHR Continuous Filing
Senior Psychiatrist (Supervisor), Correctional and Rehabilitative Services (Safety)CCHCS Continuous Filing
Senior Psychologist (Health Facility) (Supervisor)DSH Continuous Filing
Senior Psychologist, Correctional Facility (Specialist)CCHCS Continuous Filing
Senior Psychologist, Correctional Facility (Supervisor)CCHCS Continuous Filing
Senior Structural EngineerDGS Continuous Filing
Staff Management AuditorCalHR Continuous Filing
Staff Services Analyst (General)CalHR Continuous Filing
Staff Services Management AuditorCalHR Continuous Filing
Staff Services Manager ICalHR Continuous Filing
Staff Services Manager II (Managerial)CalHR Continuous Filing
Staff Services Manager II (Supervisory) CalHR Continuous Filing
Staff Services Manager IIICalHR Continuous Filing
Stationary Engineer, Correctional FacilityCalHR Continuous Filing
Supervising ArchitectCDCR Continuous Filing
Supervising Case Records TechnicianCDCR Continuous Filing
Supervising Correctional Cook, Department of CorrectionsCDCR Continuous Filing
Supervising Counselor, School for the DeafDepartment of Education Continuous Filing
Supervising Dentist, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Supervising Engineer (Civil Section), Office of Architecture and ConstructionCDCR Continuous Filing
Supervising Environmental PlannerCalifornia High Speed Rail Authority Continuous Filing
Supervising Management AuditorCalHR Continuous Filing
Supervising Mechanical EngineerCalHR Continuous Filing
Supervising Program Technician ICalHR Continuous Filing
Supervising Program Technician IIICalHR Continuous Filing
Supervising Psychiatric Social Worker I, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Supervising Registered Nurse II, Correctional FacilityCCHCS Continuous Filing
Supervisor of Academic InstructionCDCR Continuous Filing
Supervisor of Correctional Education ProgramsCDCR Continuous Filing
Supervisor of Vocational InstructionCDCR Continuous Filing
Support Services Assistant (General)Department of Rehabilitation Continuous Filing
Support Services Assistant (Interpreter)Department of Rehabilitation Continuous Filing
Teacher, Elementary – Multiple Subjects, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Teacher, Emotionally/Learning Handicapped, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Teacher, English Language Development, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Teacher, High School – Arts and Crafts, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Teacher, High School – English Language Arts, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Teacher, High School – General Education, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Teacher, High School – Mathematics, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Teacher, High School – Physical Education, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Teacher, High School – Science, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Teacher, High School – Social Science, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Teaching Assistant, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Telecommunications Systems Analyst ICalHR Continuous Filing
Telecommunications Systems Analyst IICalHR Continuous Filing
Telecommunications Systems Manager I (Specialist)CalHR Continuous Filing
Telecommunications Systems Manager I (Supervisor)CalHR Continuous Filing
Television SpecialistCalifornia Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) Continuous Filing
Training Officer II (Use CalHR’s Staff Services Manager I examination)CalHR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Auto Body and Fender Repair, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Automotive Mechanic, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Building Maintenance, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Carpentry, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Computer and Related Technologies, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Cosmetology, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Culinary Arts, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Electrical Work, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Electronics, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Landscape Gardening, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Machine Shop Practices, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Masonry, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Office Services and Related Technologies, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Painting, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Plumbing, Correctional Facility  CDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Repair, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Roofer, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Sheet Metal Work, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Small Engine Repair, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Vocational Instructor, Welding, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing
Water and Sewage Plant Supervisor, Correctional FacilityCDCR Continuous Filing