Current Examinations in the State of California

Open Examinations

Applications are now being accepted for the following open examinations. Any applicant who meets the minimum qualifications may apply for these examinations, whether or not he/she is currently employed by the State of California. Click on the examination title to view the examination bulletin.

Fire Fighter II (Paramedic)
Study Guide
Open-Nonpromotional
Continuous Filing. Cut off dates will be scheduled periodically.

Deputy State Fire Marshal III (Specialist)
Open - Nonpromotional
Final Filing Date: April 10, 2017

Forestry Logistics Officer
Open-Nonpromotional
Final Filing Date: March 20, 2017

Forestry Equipment Manager I
Open-Nonpromotional
Final Filing Date: March 6, 2017

Fire Captain
Open-Promotional
Final Filing Date: March 3, 2017
Study Sheet

Communications Operator
Open
Continuous Filing. Cut off dates will be scheduled periodically.

Forestry Assistant II
Open - Nonpromotional
Final Filing Date – January 27, 2017

Water and Sewage Plant Operator
Open - Nonpromotional
NEW FFD: Janauary 20, 2017

Deputy State Fire Marshal III (Specialist)
Open-Nonpromotional
Continuous Filing. Cut off dates will be scheduled periodically.

Forestry Assistant II
Open-Nonpromotional
Continuous Filing. Cut off dates will be scheduled periodically.

Deputy State Fire Marshal
Open-Nonpromotional
Continuous Filing. Cut off dates will be scheduled periodically.

Arson and Bomb Investigator
Open-Nonpromotional
Continuous Filing. Cut off dates will be scheduled periodically.


Departmental Promotional Examinations

Applications are now being accepted for the following departmental promotional examinations. Applicants must have a permanent civil service appointment with the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Applicants not meeting promotional requirements will not be admitted to the examination.

Deputy State Fire Marshal III (Supervisor)
Departmental Promotional
Final Filing Date: April 10, 2017

Forestry Equipment Manager II
Promotional
Final Filing Date: March 6, 2017

Senior Civil Engineer
Departmental Promotional
Final Filing Date: February 10, 2017

Fire Captain
Open-Promotional
Final Filing Date: March 3, 2017
Study Sheet

Fire Captain (Paramedic)
Promotional
Final Filing Date: March 3, 2017
Study Sheet

 



Career Executive Assignment (CEA) Examination(s)

Chief, Fire and Life Safety, State Fire Training, Code Development and Analysis - CEA A
Final Filing Date – February 3, 2017


Staff Services Analyst (SSA) (General) Transfer Examination

Open to employees of CAL FIRE or the Resources Agency who meet the requirements to laterally transfer to the SSA classification.
FFII/ FAE Hotline

For information regarding the Fire Fighter II (FFII), Fire Apparatus Engineer (FAE), and Paramedic Examinations, please call the FFII/FAE Hotline at (916) 445-7842.

Glossary of Terms
Terminology used in the civil service examination process.

CAL FIRE Facilities Directory
Contact your nearest CAL FIRE unit's personnel office for more information; or contact the CAL FIRE Sacramento Human Resources Office at (916) 445-7824.

 

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