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The California Department of Social Services examination announcements are listed below. Some examinations are administered by other State Departments and will be noted as such. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis.

Any individual who meets the education and/or experience required for entrance into the examination may apply.

Exam opportunities can also be found on the main exam page by occupational areas.

Classification Exam/Assessment
Adoptions Specialist Adoptions Specialist Training and Experience Assessment
Adoptions Supervisor I Adoptions Supervisor I Training and Experience Assessment
Adoptions Supervisor II Adoptions Supervisor II Training and Experience Assessment
Child Development Consultant (Exam administered by Department of Education)
Education Administrator I (Exam administered by Department of Education)
Education Programs Assistant (Exam administered by Department of Education)
Education Research and Evaluation Assistant (Exam administered by Department of Education)
Education Research and Evaluation Consultant (Exam administered by Department of Education)
Education Research and Evaluation Administrator I (Exam administered by Department of Education)
Education Research and Evaluation Administrator I (Exam administered by Department of Education)
Disability Evaluation Analyst Disability Evaluation Analyst Training and Assessment
General Auditor II General Auditor II Training and Experience Assessment
General Auditor III General Auditor III Training and Experience Assessment
Licensing Program Manager III  
Medical Consultant I Medical Consultant I Training and Experience Assessment
Medical Consultant I (Psychiatrist) Medical Consultant I (Psychiatrist) Training and Experience Assessment
Nurse Evaluator II (Exam administered by Health Care Services)
Nurse Evaluator III (Exam administered by Health Care Services)
Nutrition Education Assistant Nutrition Education Assistant Training and Experience Assessment
Nutrition Education Administrator (Exam administered by Department of Education)
Nutrition Education Consultant Nutrition Education Consultant Training and Experience Assessment
Special Investigator Assistant Special Investigator Assistant Training and Experience (T&E) Assessment
Supervising Governmental Auditor I Supervising Governmental Auditor I Training and Experience (T&E) Assessment
Supervising Governmental Auditor II (Exam administered by Department of Developmental Services)
Welfare Fraud Prevention Coordinator Welfare Fraud Prevention Coordinator Training and Experience Assessment

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The following CDSS examinations are administered by CalHR.