Exams at OSHPD

Career Executive Assignment (CEA) Examinations

A Career Executive Assignment (CEA) is an appointment to a high administrative and policy-influencing position for which the primary responsibility is the managing of a function or rendering of management advice to top level administrative authority.

The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development is currently accepting applications for the following CEA Examination(s):

  • There are no CEA examinations currently scheduled.

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Open Examinations

Open Examinations are open to the general public.

Competition is open to all interested applicants who meet the minimum qualifications (MQs). You do not have to be a State employee to qualify.

  • There are currently no Open Examinations.

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Continuous Filing Examinations

Testing is considered continuous as dates can be set at any time.

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Notices of Testing

The Notices of Testing announce the anticipated testing for continuous examinations.

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Promotional Examinations

Applicants must be currently employed with OSHPD or have eligibility to compete in OSHPD's promotional examinations and have a permanent civil service appointment without a permanent break in service as of the final filing date.

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Staff Services Analyst (SSA) Transfer Examination

Competition is limited to OSHPD employees who meet the requirements to laterally transfer to the SSA Classification.

  • There are no SSA Transfer examinations currently scheduled.

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This page was last updated on Tuesday, March 14, 2017.