The State of California offers a rich variety of career possibilities—including hundreds of professions. Many state employees find that California state government is more than just a great place to work, it is a career in public service.
The state offers great health benefits and has one of the best pension plans in the nation. To start your state career, you must first establish your eligibility, then you can apply for vacant positions.
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Services for State Employees
The State of California offers a wide array of services and benefits for our employees. On this website you can find information about health, vision, and dental benefits as well as learn about promotional opportunities within state service.
If you are interested in enhancing your career through state-sponsored training courses, you can sign up for classes that help you expand on your current skills and abilities. The CalHR site also offers links specially designed to help new employees navigate the intricacies of state service and learn more about all the possibilities the State of California offers as an employer.
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New Employee? Start here.
New employee orientation
New employee benefits orientation
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Check my bargaining contract
Find health benefits
Find dental benefits
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Find out about the Annual Health Care Coverage Statements (Forms 1095-B and 1095-C)
Enroll in Savings Plus
Use the Employee Assistance Program
Find state holidays
Check leave benefits
Find job training
Sign up for training
State human resources professionals are the gears that turn the wheels of California’s civil service. CalHR is here to provide answers and assistance for HR professionals in state service. This website is designed to help HR professionals throughout state service get the information they need to help keep their departments running smoothly and ensure that their workforce has the tools to do their job.
The CalHR website is designed to assist HR professionals in managing their workforce from recruiting and hiring applicants to learning about regulations and planning for retirement and succession.
Find resources for state HR professionals
Travel reimbursements policy
Benefits Administration Manual
State of California Honors 15 with Medal of Valor; Highest Honor Given to State Employees (4/12/2016) - The State of California today honored 15 state workers with the Medal of Valor for demonstrating extraordinary acts of bravery and heroism in order to save the life of another.
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