The Education Fiscal Services Administrator (EFSA) with direction from the Director, supervises staff who perform the more sensitive and complex education fiscal services assignments in the areas of fiscal and budgetary law, allocations, policies, practices and procedures for state and federal education programs. Incumbents have extensive knowledge of, provide assistance to, and supervise staff who provide assistance to, local educational agencies (LEAs) in all areas of fiscal, budgetary and other business related activities. Activities include accounting, budget development, LEA solvency assessment and strategies, fiscal data and other data management, apportionments, and district reorganization.
Please read the entire bulletin to obtain specific information about this examination.
- Examination Bulletin (DOC)
Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire
The California civil service selection system is merit-based, and eligibility for appointment is established through a formal examination process. The Education Fiscal Services Administrator examination consists of a Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire (QAQ) that will be used to evaluate your experience, education, and training. The QAQ is the entire examination and will account for 100% of your score. Candidates will receive notification of their score by mail.
General Instructions/How to apply
To apply for this examination, you must submit a complete application package which includes an Employment Application (STD. 678), the Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire with the Affirmation Statement, and evidence of completion of the required education.
- Completed Employment Application (STD. 678)
- Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire (DOC)
- Evidence of completion of the required education (copies are acceptable)
Please submit your completed application package to:
California Department of Education
Selection Services Office
1430 N Street, Room 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814
How to apply for vacant positions
If you are successful in the Education Fiscal Services Administrator examination, your name will be placed on an eligible list used for hiring. You may receive contact letters inviting you to participate in hiring interviews for EFSA positions. You should review and familiarize yourself with the position description and job duties listed on the Job Announcement prior to your hiring interview.