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Examinations: General Information

  • Exam Plan - Caltrans Examination Plan Fiscal Year 2018-2019
  • FAQs - Caltrans Jobs Frequently Asked Questions by category

Current Caltrans Examination Listings

  • CEA Exams - Caltrans Career Executive Assignments: high level administrative and policy-influencing positions for which the primary responsibility is the managing of a function or rendering of management advice to top level administrative authority.
  • Exempt Exams- Caltrans Exempt positions: exempt from civil service laws and rules therefore, individuals are not required to take an examination prior to appointment.
  • MSP Exams - Caltrans Managerial Selection Process (MSP) Exams
  • Open Examinations - Caltrans Examinations available to outside candidates (and internal candidates)
  • Promotional Examinations - Examinations available to Caltrans internal candidates only
  • SSA Transfer Exam - Staff Services Analyst General (SSA) Transfer Exam for Caltrans Employees: information and forms


  • Recruitment Events - Caltrans Division of Human Resources 2019 Recruitment Events Schedule
  • Scholarships - Caltrans/California Transportation Foundation Scholarships applications and previous recipients

Caltrans Open Exams Contact Info

Mailing Address:

California Department of Transportation
Office of Examination & Executive Selection Services - MS 86
P.O. BOX 168036
Sacramento, CA 95816

Examination Receptionist

Phone: (916) 227-7858

Statewide Alerts and Other Information

Contact Information

General Information:

General Information Line: (916) 654-2852

Media Inquiries:
Find your local Caltrans media contact on our
Public Information Officers page
or call our
Media Line: (916) 657-5060.

Submit a Customer Service Request

You can also call
for current highway conditions or find more information about roads, traffic and travel on
Caltrans' Travel page.

Physical Address:

California Department of Transportation
1120 N Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Mailing Address:

California Department of Transportation
1120 N Street
MS 49
Sacramento, CA 95814

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