Career Executive Assignment (CEA) Positions – These jobs are open to all applicants who possess the knowledge, abilities, and any other requirements as described in the examination or job bulletin. Eligibility to take a CEA examination does not require that you be a current state employee. CEA exam or job bulletins are posted online for a minimum of ten working days. Departments are required to conduct a competitive application process as described in California Code of Regulations section 548.40. The process may include, but are not limited to, an assessment of the candidates' education and experience, a written or oral exam, a review of applications, use of supplemental applications, and appraisals of performance.
Please visit the CalHR website for additional information on CEAs.
Reference Source: California Code of Regulations, Title 2, section548.40, Government Code sections 18546 and 19889.3