Skip to Main Content Work at Department of Fair Employment and Housing Join the dedicated team at DFEH The Department of Fair Employment and Housing offers rewarding career opportunities. Becoming a member of the Department means that you are joining a family of dedicated, hardworking people responsible for protecting Californians from discrimination, hate violence, and human trafficking. While there are DFEH offices in Los Angeles, Bakersfield, Fresno, and Fremont, all hiring is handled through the headquarters office in Elk Grove. Current openings The DFEH is recruiting for the following position. ClassificationLocationFinal Filing DateDescription Systems Software Specialist II (Technical)Elk Grove – Information Technology Services DivisionUntil FilledDuty Statement Examinations open to the public and state employees Below is a list of exams that you may take so you are prepared to compete for future DFEH vacancies. You must have passed the examination for the appropriate job classification and be on a current employment eligibility list to compete for job openings at DFEH. Exam Bulletins by Job ClassificationType of ExamFinal Filing DateClassification Description Assistant Chief Counsel Open ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Attorney (used to fill FEH Counsel) Open ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Attorney III (used to fill Senior FEH Counsel) Open ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Attorney IVOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Attorney VOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Legal AnalystOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Legal AssistantOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Legal SecretaryOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Special Investigator (exam used to fill FEH Consultant III, Specialist)Open ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Staff Services Analyst Open ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Associate Governmental Program AnalystOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Staff Services Manager I (exam used to fill FEH Consultant III, Specialist)Open ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Staff Services Manager IIOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Staff Services Manager IIIOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Graduate Legal AssistantOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingSPB Spec Promotional exams Promotional exams are open to current or former DFEH employees only. If you are a former employee and you need to confirm eligibility, please email the Human Resources office. You must apply on or before the final filing date. Exam bulletions by job classificationType of examFinal filing dateClassification description Staff Services Analyst Transfer ExamOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingBulletin Civil rights honors program The DFEH Civil Rights Honors Program is a highly competitive, one-year program for recent law school graduates and newly admitted lawyers who are committed to public service. Participants in the program will develop practical lawyering skills working with experienced DFEH attorneys in the investigation, mediation, and prosecution of civil rights cases brought by the Department on behalf of the people of California. Apply through March 13, 2017. Click here for more details. Summer honors program The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), seeks law students with a passion for enforcing the civil rights laws protecting people in the most populous and diverse state in the country. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but must be postmarked or emailed no later than: January 15, 2018. Click here for more details. How to apply To compete for a job opening at DFEH, new candidates need to take the following steps: Apply to the state of California (https://jobs.ca.gov) for the appropriate job classification and then take the necessary exam for that category (list below). Pass that exam and be added to a current employment eligibility list Check for current openings at DFEH (see box) If you are eligible for one of those jobs, submit a State Application Form (STD 678) and your resume (optional unless specified). Mail your application materials to: Human Resources Office 2218 Kausen Drive, Suite 100 Elk Grove, CA 95758 The most qualified candidates will be interviewed by DFEH staff. Final filing dates may be extended if positions are not filled. Should you have any questions regarding the examination process please contact Amy Duarte, HR Analyst at 916-585-7124.