Step One: Take an Exam to Qualify

You must pass a civil service exam for your desired position(s). These are the types of Public Advocates Office (the Office) positions, which require an exam.

Regulatory Analysts


Financial Examiners


See the full the list of CPUC Open Exams, which provides details of qualifications and salary ranges, as well as links to take the exams. 

After you have taken a CPUC exam, you will receive notice of your results. You must have achieved status in the top three out of five ranks in order to be eligible to apply for the open job postings

ACTION: Take an exam for all job classifications that you are interested in and qualified for, so that you are eligible to apply for the Office job when it becomes available.

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