California Department of Transportation
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Examination Receptionist: (916) 227-7858

Department of Transportation Promotional Examinations
Caltrans is now accepting examination applications for the classifications listed below. If you are interested in one of these examinations, click on the exam title for complete details. Candidates not meeting the minimum qualification requirements will not be admitted to the examination.

Applicants must have:
1) A permanent civil service appointment with the Department of Transportation as of the final filing date in order to participate in the examination; or
2) Been employed with the Department of Transportation within the last three years, without a break in State civil service; or
3) Be a current or former employee of the Legislature for two or more years as defined in Government Code §18990; or
4) Be a current or former non-elected exempt employee of the Executive Branch for two or more consecutive years as defined in Government Code §18992; or
5) Be a person retired from the United States military, honorably discharged from active military duty with a service-connected disability, or honorably discharged from active duty as defined in Government Code §18991. Persons applying who qualify as a Veteran under Government Code Section 18991 must submit a copy of their DD214 with their Examination Application (STD. 678).

Examinations for other Departments
The Callifornia Department of Human Resources (CalHR) maintains a listing of Exams & Job Vacancies from all departments.

Eligibility List Disclosure
The CalHR maintains the eligibility lists of examination results at their "Eligibility List Disclosure" page.

Last updated on September 23, 2016


Associate Right of Way Agent


Caltrans Highway Maintenance Leadworker

Continuous (Last business day of each month)

Caltrans Highway Mechanic Supervisor

Continuous (cut-off: August 31, 2016)

Caltrans Maintenance Manager I/II


Caltrans Maintenance Supervisor

Continuous (Last day of each month)

Drafting Services Manager

September 30, 2016

Equipment Materiel Manager II

Continuous (cut-off: Last business day of each month)

Equipment Materiel Manager III

Continuous (cut-off: Last business day of each month)

Highway Equipment Superintendent I


Highway Equipment Superintendent II


Highway Equipment Superintendent III


Senior Bridge Engineer


Senior Equipment Materiel Specialist

Continuous (cut-off: Last business day of each month)

Senior Transportation Engineer, Caltrans


Structural Steel Painter


Tree Maintenance Leadworker, Caltrans

October 11, 2016

Tree Maintenance Supervisor, Caltrans

October 11, 2016

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