State Jobs You May Qualify for with a Bachelor's Degree - CalHR

State Job Classifications You May Qualify for with a Bachelor's Degree or Related Experience

The number and frequency of openings in these classes are unknown. Read the specifications describing the duties and requirements of each class. For further information, contact the department using the class.

 

¹You may be able to substitute related experience.
²Specific courses required.

Any Major

Administrative Assistant l, ll
Aging Programs Analyst l
Assistant Chief Counsel
Assistant Information Officer
Assistant Property Agent
Assistant Property Appraiser (BOE)
Assistant Property Auditor Appraiser (BOE)
Associate Budget Analyst
Associate Budget Managing Analyst
Associate Business Management Analyst
Associate Editor of Publication
Associate Governmental Program Analyst
Associate Information Systems Analyst (Specialist) (Supervisor)²
Associate Management Analyst
Associate Personnel Analyst¹
Associate Programmer Analyst²
Associate Property Agent
Associate Systems Software Specialist (Technical)
Associate Tax Auditor (BOE)²
Business Services Officer l, ll (Specialist)
Business Tax Administrator l, ll, lll BOE)²
Business Taxes Representative²
Business Taxes Specialist l, ll, lll
Clinical Administrator
Communicable Disease Representative
Compliance Representative, Franchise Tax Board²
Corporations Investigator¹, ²
Data Processing Manager l, ll, lll, lV
Deputy Commissioner l, Dept of Real Estate¹ (prefer Business or Public Administration, Law or Real Estate)
Deputy Registrar of Charitable Trusts
Disability Evaluation Analyst
Disability Insurance Program Representative
Editorial Technician (prefer Journalism, Public Relations, or English)
Employment Program Representative
Field Examiner l, Agricultural, Labor Relations Board¹
Food & Drug Investigator²
Health Facilities Evaluator Trainee¹
Health & Safety Officer
Hospital General Services Administrator l
Housing and Community Development Representative II (education in addition to specific experience)
Industrial Relations Representative
Information Officer l (Specialist)
Information Officer ll
Institutional Personnel Officer ll
Insurance Claims Specialist
Insurance Investigator¹ (prefer Business Administration, Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, or Police Science)
Junior Aviation Consultant¹ (also a private pilot’s certificate)
Junior Staff Analyst¹
Law Indexer¹
Licensing Program Analyst
Manager Trainee, Dept of Motor Vehicles
Nurse Instructor (plus teaching credential)
Park Interpretative Specialist
Parks & Recreation Specialist
Principal Property Appraiser (BOE)
Private Postsecondary Education Administrator (Master’s preferred)
Private Postsecondary Education Senior Specialist (Master’s preferred)
Private Postsecondary Education Specialist (Master preferred)
Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst¹٫²
Records Management Analyst ll (Specialist)
Recycling Specialist l (prefer Physical or Natural Sciences, Environmental Studies including Ecology; Resource Management or Conservation; Economics; or related field)²
Research Analyst l (General)²
Research Writer
Residential Care Unit Leader
Retirement Program Specialist l
Right of Way Agent
School Facilities Program Analyst l¹٫²
Senior Librarian
Senior Programmer Analyst (Specialist)¹٫²
Senior Programmer Analyst (Supervisor)¹٫²
Senior Property Agent
Senior Specialist Property Appraiser (BOE)
Senior Specialist Property Auditor Appraiser (BOE)
Special Representative, Dept of Veterans Affairs
Staff Counsel (Membership in CA Bar)
Staff Counsel lll Specialist (Membership in CA Bar)
Staff Counsel lV
Staff Services Analyst (General)¹
Staff Services Management Auditor² (prefer Accounting, Business or Public Administration, or Economics)
Staff Services Manager l¹
Staff Services Manager ll (Management)¹
Staff Services Manager ll (Supervisory)¹
Staff Services Manager lll¹
State Park Interpreter
Student Assistant
Supervising Property Agent
Supervising Property Appraiser (BOE)
Systems Software Specialist (Supervisory)¹ ٫²
Systems Software Specialist l (Technical)¹٫²
Systems Software Specialist ll (Supervisory)¹ ٫²
Systems Software Specialist ll (Technical)¹ ٫²
Systems Software Specialist lll (Supervisory)¹ ٫²
Systems Software Specialist lll (Technical)¹٫²
Tax Compliance Representative¹٫²
Test Validation and Development Specialist
Training Officer l, lll
Transportation Analyst (prefer Transportation Economics or Business Administration)
Veterans Claims Representative l¹
Workers’ Compensation Assistant (prefer Business Administration, Economics, Insurance or Social Science)
Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rep l ¹

Accounting

Accountant l
Accountant Trainee
Accounting Administrator l (Specialist)
Accounting Administrator l (Supervisor)
Accounting Administrator ll, lll
Accounting Analyst
Accounting Officer ²
Accounting Officer (Specialist)
Assistant Administrative Analyst – Accounting Systems ²
Associate Accounting Analyst
Associate Administrative Analyst (Accounting
System)
Auditor l
Financial Institutions Examiner²
General Auditor lll
Health Program Audit Manager l (DHS)
Program Evaluator
Senior Accounting Officer (Specialist)
Senior Administrative Analyst²
Staff Services Analyst (Accounting System)
Supervising Tax Auditor l, ll, lll (BOE)
Tax Auditor, Board of Equalization
Tax Auditor, Franchise Tax Board

Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law Enforcement, or Police Science

Criminal Investigator
Criminal Investigator, EDD
Enforcement Representative I (preferably with a major in Law Enforcement, Public or Business Administration, or a related field)
Fraud Investigator, Dept of Health Care Services¹٫²
Fraud Investigator, Dept of Insurance¹
Investigator, Dept of Consumer Affairs¹٫²
Investigator l, Alcoholic Beverage Control¹
Special Investigator l¹
Supervising Criminal Investigator l, ll

Agricultural Science

Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist

Agriculture or Agricultural Economics

Brand Inspector¹
Feed, Fertilizer, & Livestock Drugs Inspector¹٫²
Fruit & Vegetable Quality Control Inspector
Grain & Commodity Inspector¹٫²
Junior Property Appraiser
Livestock Inspector¹
Marketing Specialist
Meat Food Inspector¹

Anthropology

Assistant State Archeologist
Energy Analyst
Environmental Planner (Archeology) ¹
Environmental Scientist (must have BS degree)
Research Analyst l (Demography)
Research Analyst l (Social/Behavioral)

Archeology

Assistant State Archeologist
Energy Analyst

Architecture

Architectural Assistant
Architectural Designer
Departmental Construction and Maintenance Supervisor
Senior Architect

Architectural History

Environmental Planner (Architectural History)

Art

Rehabilitation Therapist, State Facilities

Audiology

Audiologist (Master’s Degree in Audiology or Speech Pathology)
Speech Pathologist l, ll (Master’s Degree in Audiology or Speech Pathology)

Biological Sciences

Agricultural Biologist¹
Air Pollution Specialist¹
Biologist (Marine/Fisheries)
Energy Analyst¹
Environmental Planner (Natural Sciences)²
Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist
Feed, Fertilizer & Livestock Drugs Inspector
Fish & Wildlife Interpreter l²
Hazardous Materials Specialist¹
Hazardous Substances Scientist
Integrated Waste Management Specialist²
Junior Industrial Hygienist
Laboratory Technician (Animal Pathology)
Measurement Standards Specialist l
Meat Food Inspector
Plant Pathologist (Field)
Senior Hazardous Substances Scientist
Supervising Hazardous Substances Scientist l, ll
Water Quality Biologist

Botany

Energy Analyst
Environmental Scientist
Fish & Wildlife Interpreter l²

Business Administration

Compliance Representative, FTB¹٫²
Financial Institutions Examiner²
Health Analyst²
Housing & Community Development Representative l¹٫²
Housing Finance Trainee (General)¹
Industrial Relations Representative
Junior Property Appraiser
Junior Staff Analyst
Labor Relations Specialist (or Human Resources/Organizational Management, Industrial/Labor Relations, Labor Studies, Law, Political Science, Public Administration, Industrial and Organizational Psychology.)
Marketing Specialist
Measurement Standards Specialist l
Patient Benefit and Insurance Office l (plus experience or experience only)
Patient Benefit and Insurance Officer l (Specialist) (plus experience or experience only)
Personnel Specialist (plus experience or experience only)
Personnel Supervisor (plus experience or experience only)
Real Estate Officer¹
Senior Personnel Specialist (plus experience or experience only)

Chemistry or Biochemistry

Air Pollution Specialist¹
Chemist (major in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Toxicology, or a closely related Chemistry Discipline)
Energy Analyst
Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist
Feed, Fertilizer & Livestock Drugs Inspector¹
Hazardous Materials Specialist
Integrated Waste Management Specialist¹
Junior Industrial Hygienist
Research Scientist l, ll, lll (Chemical Sciences)
Research Scientist Manager (Chemical Sciences)
Research Scientist Supervisor l, ll (Chemical Sciences)
Spectroscopist
Staff Chemist
Textile Technician II (equivalent to graduation from college including one year of Chemistry and course work in the Physical and Chemical Properties of Textiles and Textile Testing procedures, including at least three courses in Clothing and Textiles, Fire Science, or Combustion).
Water Quality Biologist²

Computer Science or Management Information Systems

Assistant Information Systems Analyst
Associate Program Analyst (Specialist)
Data Processing Manager l, ll
Environmental Research Assistant
Senior Program Analyst
Staff Information Systems Analyst (Specialist)
Staff Program Analyst
Systems Software Specialist l, ll (Technical)

Dentistry

Dentist

Dietetics

Director of Dietetics
Food Service Supervisor ll
Registered Dietician (recognized by Commission of Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association)

Earth Science

Assistant Geologist²
Energy Analyst
Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist

Economics

Energy Analyst¹
Financial Institutions Examiner²
Housing & Community Development Representative l²
Housing Finance Trainee (General)
Insurance Rate Analyst
Integrated Waste Management Specialist²
Junior Property Appraiser
Junior Staff Analyst²
Marketing Specialist
Park & Recreation Specialist
Recycling Specialist l²
Real Estate Officer
Research Analyst l, ll (Economics)
Research Program Specialist l, ll, lll
Research Program Specialist lll (Res Eco Opr Research)
Transportation Planner²

Electronics

Telecommunications Systems Analyst l, ll
Telecommunications Systems Manager l (Specialist)
Telecommunications System Manager ll (Supervisor)

Engineering (Specialties Required)

Air Pollution Specialist¹
Air Resources Engineer (Air Resources, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Sanitary)
Assistant Geologist¹ (Geological Sciences, Earth
Science, Mining Engineering)
Assistant Procurement Engineer¹
Associate Water Resources Control Engineer (Agriculture, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Geotechnical, Sanitary)
Deputy State Fire Marshal (Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical)
Electrical Engineer (Electrical)
Energy Analyst (any Engineering degree)
Energy & Mineral Resources Engineer (Petroleum)
Hazardous Substances Engineer
Junior Civil Engineer (Civil)
Junior Engineering Technician
Junior Health Physicist
Junior Industrial Hygienist
Measurement Standards Specialist l²
Mechanical Engineer (Mechanical)
Motor Carrier Specialist l, CHP ¹ (Automotive, Mechanical)
Senior Hazardous Substances Engineer
Supervising Hazardous Substances Engineer l, ll
Transportation Planner² (Civil)
Waste Management Engineer
Water Resources Control Engineer (Agricultural, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Geotechnical, Sanitary)
Water Resources Technician l

English

Junior Property Appraiser

Entomology

Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist

Environmental Design Arts

Environmental Planner

Environmental Health

Environmental Scientist
Hazardous Materials Specialist¹
Integrated Waste Management Specialist²
Junior Industrial Hygienist

Environmental Health Science

Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist

Environmental Science or Ecology

Air Pollution Specialist²
Air Quality Engineer I & II (major in the Environmental Sciences, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Engineering, or a closely related field).
Coastal Program Analyst l
Energy Analyst¹
Energy Commission Specialist¹
Electric Generation Systems Specialist¹
Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist
Hazardous Materials Specialist¹
Planner l - Energy Facility Siting¹٫²
Recycling Specialist l
Integrated Waste Management Specialist²

Exercise Physiology

Physical Testing & Evaluation Specialist

Finance

Financial Institutions Examiner²
Housing & Community Development Representative l
Housing Finance Trainee (General)¹

Fisheries Management

Fish & Wildlife Interpreter l²
Environmental Scientist

Forestry

Assistant Forest Property Appraiser (BOE)
Associate Forest Property Appraiser (BOE)
Environmental Scientist
Forestry Assistant ll
Research Program Specialist lll (Res Eco Opr Research)

Geography

Coastal Program Analyst l¹
Energy Analyst
Environmental Scientist
Housing & Community Development Representative l
Research Analyst l² (Demography)
Research Analyst l² (Social Behavioral)
Research Analyst ll (General)
Research Analyst ll (GIS)
Research Manager l (General)
Research Manager l (GIS)
Research Manager ll (General)
Research Program Specialist l, ll
Transportation Planner²

Geology

Air Pollution Specialist ²
Assistant Geologist ¹
Associate Oil & Gas Engineer
Energy Analyst ²
Energy & Mineral Resources Engineer¹
Engineering Geologist¹
Environmental Scientist
Senior Engineering Geologist
Senior Petroleum & Mining Appraisal Engineer
Supervising Engineering Geologist

Health Administration, Health Economics, Health Education, Health Planning, Health Science or Hospital Administration

Assistant Hospital Administrator (or Business/Public Administration)
Chief, Restorative Care Work (Master’s Degree required)
Health Analyst¹

Health Science/Social Sciences

Pharmacist I, II

Historic Preservation

Environmental Planner (Architectural History) ²

Industrial Hygiene

Environmental Scientist
Hazardous Materials Specialist¹
Integrated Waste Management Specialist²
Junior Industrial Hygienist

Industrial Relations

Labor Relations Specialist

Information Technology

Systems Software Specialist I (Technical) (graduate coursework or experience)
Systems Software Specialist II (Supervisory)
Systems Software Specialist II (Technical)

Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architect I

Law

Labor Relations Specialist

Library Science

Senior Librarian (Supervisor) (Residential Care Centers) (Master’s Degree Required)

Mathematics

Actuarial Assistant Trainee
Air Pollution Specialist¹
Energy Analyst
Environmental Research Assistant
Insurance Rate Analyst
Junior Health Physicist²
Marketing Specialist
Measurement Standards Specialist l
Operations Research Specialist lll
Statistical Methods Analyst l

Marine Biology

Biologist (Marine/Fisheries)
Coastal Program Analyst l²
Environmental Scientist

Medicine

Chief Medical Officer, Veterans Home and Medical Center
Chief of Medicine, Veterans Home and Medical Center
Chief Physician and Surgeon
Chief, Medical Administrative Services
Environmental Scientist
Junior Industrial Hygienist
Physician and Surgeon
Staff Psychiatrist (Registration with CA Board of Medical Quality Assurance or Board of Osteopathic Examiners)
Standards Compliance Coordinator

Meteorology

Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist

Music Therapy

Rehabilitation Therapist, State Facilities (Music)

Natural Resource Management or Conservation

Coastal Program Analyst l
Conservancy Project Development Manager
Conservancy Project Development Specialist
Conservancy Project Development Analyst l, ll
Environmental Scientist
Forestry Assistant ll
Integrated Waste Management Specialist²
Public Land Manager l, ll
Recycling Specialist
Research Program Specialist lll (Res Eco Opr Research)

Natural Science

Associate Environmental Planner
Environmental Planner
Environmental Scientist
Recycling Specialist l
Senior Environmental Planner
Supervising Environmental Planner

Nursing

Nurse Consultant III (Master’s Degree in Nursing, Public Health, Health Care Services, Health Care Administration, or Hospital Administration)
Nurse Evaluator II, Health Services
Nurse Practitioner (Master’s Degree)
Nursing Consultant, Program Review (BA in Nursing and in Nursing Administration)
Registered Nurse (Master’s Degree)
Supervising Nurse II, III
Supervising Registered Nurse

Nutrition

Assistant Director of Dietetics
Child Nutrition Assistant

Occupational Therapy

Industrial Therapist
Occupational therapist (or Eligibility for registration with the national Registry of the American Occupational Therapy Association)
Senior Occupational Therapist (Eligibility for registration with the National Registry of the American Occupational Therapy Association)

Physical or Life Science

Air Pollution Specialist¹
Assistant Procurement Engineer¹
Criminalist²
Energy Analyst
Environmental Scientist
Hazardous Materials Specialist¹
Junior Health Physicist
Measurement Standards Specialist¹٫²
Oceanographer
Recycling Specialist l

Physical Education

Physical Testing and Evaluation Specialist
Physical Therapist I (certification by Board of Medical Quality Assurance)
Physical Therapist II (certification by Board of Medical Quality Assurance)

Physics

Deputy State Fire Marshal
Energy Analyst
Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist
Junior Health Physicist
Junior Industrial Hygienist
Measurement Standards Specialist¹٫²
Research Scientist lV (Physics/Engineering Science)

Planning

Coastal Program Analyst l
Energy Analyst
Housing & Community Development Representative l¹
Housing Finance Trainee (General)¹
Park & Recreation Specialist
Real Estate Officer
Transportation Planner

Plant Pathology

Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist
Plant Pathologist (Field) ²

Podiatry

Podiatrist (license)

Political Science

Housing & Community Development Rep l¹٫²
Labor Relations Specialist

Psychology

Chief, Domiciliary Services (or Sociology)
Jewish Chaplain (BA + courses in Psychology, Counseling, etc.)
Labor Relations Specialist
Protestant Chaplain (BA + courses in Psychology, Counseling, etc.)
Research Analyst l (Social/Behavioral)
Research Analyst ll (General)
Research Analyst ll (GIS)
Research Manager l (General)
Research Manager ll (GIS)
Research Manager ll (General)
Research Program Specialist l, ll
Research Program Specialist lll (Res Eco Opr Research)
Senior Psychologist (Health Facility) (Doctorate required)
Staff Psychologist – Clinical (Doctorate required)

Public Administration

Housing & Community Development Representative l¹٫²
Housing Finance Trainee (General)¹
Investigator l, Alcoholic Beverage Control
Labor Relations Specialist
Park & Recreation Specialist
Transportation Planner

Public Health

Assistant Industrial Hygienist
Energy Analyst
Environmental Scientist
Health Analyst
Infection Control Specialist (Master’s Degree is required; also Nursing/Epidemiology)
Junior Industrial Hygienist
Senior Health Physicist
Senior Industrial Hygienist

Recreation or Recreation Therapy

Recreation Therapist

Resource Management or Conservation

Energy Analyst
Environmental Planner
Environmental Scientist
Industrial Relations Representative
Recycling Specialist l

Social Science

Public Participation Specialist, DHS
Public Participation Supervisor, DHS

Social Work

Industrial Therapist
Clinical Social Worker (Health Facility) (Master’s Degree required)
Coordinator of Volunteer Services (or Psychology, Recreation, Occupational Therapy, or Social Group Work)
Social Work Associate (or Humanities)
Supervising Psychiatric Social Worker I (Master’s Degree required)

Sociology

Alcohol Treatment Counselor, Veterans Home and Medical Center (or Psychology Degree)
Psychiatric Social Worker (Master’s Degree required)
Research Analyst l (Demography)
Research Analyst l (Social/Behavioral)
Research Analyst ll (General)
Research Analyst ll (GIS)
Research Manager l (General)
Research Manager l (GIS)
Research Manager ll (General)
Research Program Specialist l, ll (Health or Economics)
Transportation Planner²

Soil Science

Environmental Scientist
Hazardous Materials Specialist¹
Integrated Waste Management Specialist¹
Mineral and Land Auditor Specialist

Sports Medicine

Physical Testing & Evaluation Specialist

Statistics

Energy Analyst
Environmental Research Assistant
Research Analyst l (Demography)
Research Analyst l (Social/Behavioral)
Statistical Methods Analyst l

Surveying or Surveying Engineering

Assistant Land Surveyor

Therapeutic Recreation

Rehabilitation Therapist, State Facilities (Recreation)
Supervising Rehabilitation Therapist

Toxicology

Associate Toxicologist
Environmental Research Assistant
Environmental Scientist
Senior Toxicologist
Supervising Toxicologist

Vocational Education or Rehabilitation

Industrial Therapist
Vocational Resource Specialist

Wildlife Management

Environmental Scientist
Fish & Wildlife Interpreter l²

Zoology

Biologist (Marine/Fisheries)
Economics Entomologist²
Energy Analyst
Environmental Scientist
Fish & Wildlife Interpreter l²
Housing & Community Development Representative I (equivalent to graduation from college with a major in Rural or Urban Planning, Rural or Urban Affairs, Geography, or Community Development; or equivalent to graduation from college with a major in Economics, Finance, Public Administration, Real Estate, Business Administration, Political Science, or Government which has included at least six semester or nine quarter units in Rural or Urban Administration, Rural or Urban Politics, Rural or Urban Economics, Land Use Planning, Rural or Urban Affairs, or Geography.)


Updated 1/16/2013