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 team 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 Senior Fair Employment and Housing Counsel (Specialist): Department of Fair Employment and Housing is seeking a FEH Counsel (Specialist) to join their Dispute Resolution Division which provides mediation services statewide to parties to complaints filed with the DFEH. The Sr. FEH Counsel (Specialist) works with broad discretion, prudence, and independence with a minimum of supervision and is expected to be expert in the laws governing mediation and mediation practice management, as well as the most complex area of the law within a department. The Sr. FEH Counsel (Specialist) does not supervise lower level attorney staff but may act in a lead capacity.FremontJanuary 31, 2020Duty Statement Examinations open to the public and state employeesBelow 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 ClassificationsType of ExamFinal Filing DateClassification Description Assistant Chief Counsel Open ExaminationContinuous TestingAssistant Chief Counsel Legal AnalystOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingLegal Analyst Legal SecretaryOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingLegal Secretary Legal AssistantOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingLegal Assistant Attorney IVOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingAttorney IV Staff Services Manager I(exam used to fill FEH Consultant III, Specialist)Open ExaminationContinuous TestingStaff Services Manager I Staff Services Manager IIIOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingStaff Services Manager III Staff Services Manager IIOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingStaff Services Manager II Attorney III (used to fill Senior FEH Counsel) Open ExaminationContinuous TestingAttorney III Associate Governmental Program AnalystOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingAssociate Governmental Program Analyst Attorney (used to fill FEH Counsel) Open ExaminationContinuous TestingAttorney Staff Services AnalystOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingStaff Services Analyst Attorney VOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingAttorney V Special Investigator (exam used to fill FEH Consultant III, Specialist)Open ExaminationContinuous TestingSpecial Investigator Promotional examsPromotional 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 Bulletins by Job ClassificationType of ExamFinal Filing DateClassification Description Staff Services Analyst Transfer ExamOpen ExaminationContinuous TestingBulletin Summer Law Students: Honors ProgramThe 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. View announcement for 2020 Summer Honors Program. Student Internship and Externship ProgramsIt is the policy and practice of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing to provide educational and experiential opportunities to student interns and externs, and to appropriately recruit for, train, and evaluate all such students. To learn more about the Department’s internship and externship program and policies, please see the DFEH Student Internship and Externship Program Guide. Click here for more details regarding Student Intership and Externship Programs. How to applyTo 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 DFEH Human Resources at 916-585-7125.