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Employment and Examination Announcements

The position & examination announcements listed here (as well as the application form) are available in PDF (Portable Document Format) by following each link.

As a part of the application for the positions, you must fill out and send in a state application form (form 678). Get the application form here.  

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Examination Titles Location

Business Service Officer (Statewide)

Coastal Program Manager (Statewide)

Coastal Program Analyst III (Statewide)

Coastal Program Analyst II (Statewide)

Coastal Program Analyst I (Statewide)

Examination applications for Coastal Program Analyst I or II or III or Coastal Program Manager may be filed on a continuous basis; they will be kept on file and processed for the next examination period.

Preparation Guide for the Coastal Program Analyst I and II Examinations

Questions & Answers About the Coastal Program Analyst Series

Employment Position Title


Environmental Scientist or Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist)
Full-Time, Limited Term
Technical Services Unit - San Francisco (Preferred Location)
or District Office in Long Beach, Santa Cruz San Diego or Ventura
Coastal Program Analyst III or Coastal Program Manager
(Climate Change Coordinator)
Full-Time, Limited Term
Executive or Statewide Planning Unit - San Francisco

Volunteer Position Title


Enforcement Intern (Full or Part-Time)
Statewide Enforcement Program
[revised February 27, 2012]
Long Beach and Ventura
Graduate Student Program Intern
Technical Services Biology Division
(with at least one day per week in Ventura)

If you are interested in becoming a Coastal Program Analyst, but are not eligible for transfer or on an examination eligibility list, please see the examination information above.