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Employment Opportunities at HCD

Human Resources Branch
2020 West El Camino Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95833
Contact us at: Recruitment Questions

Welcome to the Department of Housing and Community Development's Employment Opportunities page. The following links have been established to serve the needs of the general public and employees of the Department of Housing and Community Development.

The Department makes every effort to ensure the information provided regarding the availability of positions is accurate and current. However, it is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all qualifications are met, and that filing procedures are followed appropriately.

Examination Announcements — Listing of current HCD "Open", "Promotional", and "CEA" examinations in progress.

Job Announcements — Alphabetical listing of job vacancies for individuals who have civil service list eligibilty, are in a classification (position) that is transferable to, or have reinstatement rights for, the identified classification.

State Personnel Board — Link to State Personnel Board's web site, which provides general information about California State Jobs and detailed information on the civil service hiring process.

Classification Specifications — Link to State Personnel Board's official job descriptions and minimum qualifications for specific jobs.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us at Recruitment Questions.


Career Opportunity

District Representative I/II brochure - Division of Codes and Standards – (Adobe PDF)
Housing and Community Development Representative II brochure - Division of Financial Assistance – (Adobe PDF)

OPEN Examinations

Effective May 25, 2010, both the Housing and Community Development Representative I and Housing and Community Development Representative II exams are being administered on-line at the State Personnel Board website on an open, continuous filing basis.

If you are interested in participating in this examination, please click on the link below, which will take you directly to the Job Recruitment Bulletin on the State Personnel Board's website. The link to the exam is at the bottom of the Bulletin.

You can also access the exam from the SPB home page ( On that website, click on "State Jobs"; then the "How to Apply" tab; then "Exam Bulletins" to perform the search. Use the key word "Community" to find our exam.

Please note that you will be required to complete and attach an on-line State of California application (STD. 678) during the on-line examination process.

If you are successful in the examination, there is also an "E-Notify" function that will send you an email whenever a new vacancy is advertised.

Final Filing Date Classification

Continuous Filing - No Final Filing Date

Housing and Community Development Representative I - OPEN EXAMINATION

Housing and Community Development Representative II - OPEN EXAMINATION

Continuous Filing Until 12/31/2016

Codes and Standards Administrator I (Non-Peace Officer) (Adobe PDF)

Codes and Standards Administrator II (Non-Peace Officer) (Adobe PDF)

Codes and Standards Administrator III (Non-Peace Officer) (Adobe PDF)

Promotional Examination (Open to HCD employees only)

None at this time.

Career Executive Assignment

None at this time.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is committed to providing equal access to employment and a discrimination-free work environment as required by federal and state laws. HCD’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office is available to assist HCD employees or individuals who have applied for a job vacancy (applicant) within HCD. The following form may be used by HCD employees or job applicants applying for a position within HCD to initiate a complaint of discrimination within HCD:

email HCD with Recruitment Questions.