• Examinations

  •    Important Notice

    IMPORTANT NOTICE: The application instructions for all California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) examinations have changed.  The Online Employment Center and its associated applications have been phased out and are no longer in use.  For most CPUC-specific examinations, you will submit a STD 678 Standard State Application directly to CPUC’s Selection Unit at pucexams@cpuc.ca.gov. You may access each examination bulletin to find filing instructions.
  • Continuous Filing Exams

    NOTE: Applications received by each cut-off date will be included in its administration.  Submissions after each cut-off date will be accepted and retained for the next scheduled examination (see Cut-off Date(s)). 

     Examination *Cut-Off Date(s)
    Administrative Law Judge I 9/1/2019
    1/2/2020
    Program and Project Supervisor, PUC 11/1/2019
    Program Manager, PUC 11/1/2019
    Senior Utilities Engineer (Specialist) 9/13/2019
    12/13/2019
    Senior Utilities Engineer (Supervisor) 9/13/2019
    12/13/2019 
    Staff Services Analyst (General) – Transfer Exam 8/21/2019
    Utilities Engineer 9/2/2019
    11/4/2019 

    *Cut off dates are subject to change based on departmental needs.

    Many statewide exams are administered by the California Department of Human Resources.

    Examination *Cut-Off Date(s)
    Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst 1 Online, 24/7
    Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst 2 Online, 24/7
    Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst 3 Online, 24/7
    Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst 4 Online, 24/7
    Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst 5   Online, 24/7

    Dated Exams

    Applications are now being accepted for the following open examinations. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications by the final filing date as stated on the examination bulletin will not be admitted to the examination. Please click on the examination title to view the examination bulletin. Exams are scheduled as needed and only when requested by CPUC programs.

     Examination Location Final Filing Date
    Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge, PUC San Francisco 10/28/2019

     

    CEA Exams

    Applications are now being accepted for the following C.E.A. examinations. Applicants do not need prior civil service experience to take these examinations, however they should meet the Desirable Qualifications as identified on the examination bulletin.

     Examination Location Final Filing Date
    CEA B, Chief of Human Resources Human Resources Division 9/28/19

    Upcoming Exam Schedule

    If you don’t see an examination you are interested, please review below for a listing of upcoming examinations.   Exams are scheduled as needed and only when requested by CPUC programs.

    Classification Estimated Bulletin Release Date
    Administrative Assistant I (CalHR Exam) Self Schedule on September 10th
    Administrative Law Judge II Continuous/Tri-annually
    Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge 9/1/2019
    Associate Railroad Equipment Inspector 8/1/2019
    Associate Railroad Track Inspector 9/1/2019
    Consumer Affairs Representative 8/15/2019
    Hearing Reporter 7/1/2020
    Mailing Machines Operator I (Job Analysis Only) JA Only
    Mailing Machines Operator II 10/1/2019
    Public Utilities Financial Examiner II Continuous/Biannually
    Public Utilities Financial Examiner III Continuous/Biannually
    Public Utilities Financial Examiner IV Continuous/Biannually

     

  • View our complete exam schedule 2019/2020 Examination Schedule

    Resources


    If you have additional questions, please call our HR Selection Unit at (800) 555-7809.


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