Education Programs Assistant ExaminationThe Assistant performs administrative assignments, consultation, and technical assistance for local, State, and Federal education programs.
This class is the entry and first journey level in the series. The Assistant performs administrative assignments, consultation, and technical assistance for local, State, and Federal education programs in less complex or sensitive phases of the programs; monitors program components, prepares reports and makes recommendations for improving program effectiveness. The Assistant may be used as a training level for the Education Programs Consultant or comparable class; and may also work under the guidance of a Consultant.
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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 Programs Assistant 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 education/credential requirement.
- Completed Employment Application (STD. 678) (PDF)
- Qualifications Assessment Questionnaire (DOC)
- Evidence of completion of the education/credential requirement.
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 EPA 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 EPA positions. You can also search for EPA positions by viewing our Job Announcements page. You should review and familiarize yourself with the position description and job duties listed on the Job Announcement prior to your hiring interview.