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ECOS Plan / Phases

ECOS Project
The Examination and Certifiation Online System (ECOS) is an employment selection tool for state HR Professionals throughout the State of California. It currently serves as the state's certification system, with all state departments utilizing the system. The ECOS Project Team focuses on developing the business requirement for the system funcitonality. ECOS has partnered with CalHR's Information Technology Division on development and implementation of the project.
ECOS Consultation & Support Team
The ECOS Consultation & Support Team provides assistance and technical training to state department on utilizing the ECOS and Legacy systems to administers and process their selection programs.


ECOS phases, descriptions, and statuses
Phase Description Status
Phase I Roll Examinations back to Legacy System


Jan. 2012

Phase II Certification System


Jan. 2014

Phase III.A Jobs Update & Apply Online


Jan. 2016

Phase III.B Examination System

In Progress

Phase IV Reporting

Coming Soon

Phase V – Post Phase PIER & Decommissioning of Legacy Systems

Coming Soon

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