California Department of Food and Agriculture

Examinations & Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the Employment information page for the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Our Mission

Working in partnership with our clients to maintain a qualified and satisfied workforce to support their goals and objectives.

The California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) is your one stop shopping to apply for exams and jobs. Anyone interested in applying for a state job must do so via their CalCareer Account at From this site individuals can create and submit applications and locate job openings and examinations.

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Message From EEO

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is committed to providing equal access to employment, upward mobility opportunities, and a discrimination-free work environment. The Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Office reflects this commitment and is available to assist CDFA employees, supervisors, managers, and job applicants.

Please contact the EEO Office by email at if you have questions or concerns regarding CDFA’s Equal Employment Opportunity/Non-Discrimination policies.