Careers

Thank you for your interest in employment with the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI). We offer a broad range of professional career paths and we hope that you will consider a rewarding and challenging career with us!

The Department of Financial Protection and Innovation is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

Current DFPI Career Opportunities

  • CONSUMER ASSISTANCE TECHNICIAN
    Consumer Services Office
    Location – Sacramento
    Permanent/Full Time – 1 position
    Final Filing Date – 12/04/2020
    JC-224001/ RPA#20-OPA0005
  • OFFICE TECHNICIAN (TYPING)
    Division of Corporations – Broker Dealer/Investment Adviser
    Location – Sacramento
    Permanent/Full Time – 1 position
    Final Filing Date – 11/23/2020
    JC-223188/RPA#20-BDI0001

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Current DFPI Exam Opportunities

Current DFPI Executive Career Opportunities

Governors Appointment:

  • SENIOR DEPUTY COMMISSIONER, CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION
    • This individual will manage and lead the Consumer Financial Protection Division’s research, education and outreach arm of the DFPI in educating and empowering consumers to make better informed financial decisions to reduce debt and build wealth and will oversee the registration and supervision of new classes of covered persons to ensure a level playing field for all companies operating responsibly in California.
    • Salary: $12,865.00 – $14,334.00
    • Window for applying – October 6, 2020 to October 21, 2020

    Interested applicants must complete and file an appointment application online with the Office of the Governor. The online appointment application may be obtained directly from the Office of the Governor’s website at: https://www.gov.ca.gov/application-for-appointment/.

    In order to apply for this position at this time you must select: Financial Protec Innov Dept, Sr Dep Com, Consum Fin Protect from the drop down menu on the Governors Office Appointments Application page until the title can be updated.

CalCareers OnLine Exam-Assessment Opportunities

For a complete listing of exam-assessment opportunities with the State of California, please visit CalCareers at www.jobs.ca.gov.

Search for a specific exam-assessment via  Exam / Assessment Search on CalCareers .

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy

The Department of Financial Protection and Innovation is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

Veterans' Preference

Veterans' Preference can be applied to a veteran's eligibility for qualifying open and non-promotional examinations.

To determine if the exam being administered qualifies for Veterans' Preference, please review the examination bulletin. Veterans' Preference will be awarded as follows:

Any veteran, widow or widower of a veteran, or spouse of a 100 percent disabled veteran, who achieves a passing score in an entrance examination, shall be ranked in the top rank of the resulting eligibility list. Any veteran who has been dishonorably discharged or released is not eligible for Veterans' Preference.

An entrance examination is defined, under the law, as any open competitive examination.

Veterans' Preference is not granted once a person achieves permanent civil service status.

For more information about Veterans' Preference, please visit CalCareer's Veterans' Preference page: (https://calcareers.ca.gov/CalHRPublic/Landing/Jobs/Veteransinformation.aspx)

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

The U.S. Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program forgives the remaining balance on eligible federal student loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments are made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for the State of California.

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Last updated: Nov 20, 2020 @ 2:02 pm