Education Fiscal Services Consultant ExaminationThe Education Fiscal Services Consultant (EFSC), with direction from an Education Fiscal Services Administrator, independently performs the more sensitive and complex education fiscal services assignments.
The Education Fiscal Services Consultant (EFSC), with direction from an Education Fiscal Services Administrator, independently performs the more sensitive and complex education fiscal services assignments in the areas of fiscal and budgetary policies, practices and procedures related to the administration of state and federal education programs. Incumbents provide technical assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) in all areas of fiscal and business management; provide leadership in the design and modification of budget development policies and processes, expenditure monitoring, accounting, and interim fiscal reporting; provide guidance and oversight in the improvement of financial management practices relating to fiscal solvency; and provide statewide fiscal data to interested parties.
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- 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 Consultant 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 Examination and/or Employment Application (STD. 678), the Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire including the Affirmation Statement, and evidence of completion of the required education.
- Completed Examination and/or Employment Application (STD. 678) (PDF)
- Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire (DOC)
- Evidence of completion of required education
Please submit your completed application package to:
California Department of Education
Selection Services Office
1430 N Street, Room 1802
Sacramento, CA 95814
If you are successful in the Education Fiscal Services Consultant 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 Education Fiscal Services Consultant positions. You should review and familiarize yourself with the position description and job duties listed on the Job Announcement prior to your hiring interview.