Make a Career in Making a Difference
Working at the EDD means much more than showing up for a job. As an employee, you will be able to work on programs that are vital to the economic growth of our community and state. We recognize the strength in teamwork. We know that by encouraging collaboration and diversity, the best ideas will flourish. Be part of a team that prides itself in making a difference for Californians.
What will be the difference that you make for California?
We Need You!
Due to the pandemic, we have received an unprecedented number of unemployment claims. We are mass hiring to help deliver critical services to Californians in need. Duties may include reviewing and processing claims and helping customers over the phone.
Teleworking options may be available. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
As one of the largest state departments, we have approximately 200 locations throughout California. We offer a variety of positions with continuous training in order to help you advance in your career. As an employee of the State of California, you’ll receive generous benefits which include a retirement and savings plan, health, dental, and vision insurance, and access to long-term disability and care insurance. At the EDD, we pride ourselves in being able to provide our staff with public transit discounts, employee-led fitness classes, and unbeatable work-life balance. We celebrate our communities as we encourage staff participation in neighborhood walks, visits to the farmers’ market, volunteer opportunities, and our very own annual Diversity Fair.
Explore some of our available positions. For a complete list, visit CalCareers.
As one of the largest tax collectors, some of our largest areas for recruitment are in accounting, auditing, and tax administration. With a finance background, you can join the team by providing internal support, or working directly with our customers out in the field. If you have experience in accounting, auditing, creating financial reports, compliance or tax processing, then the EDD may have the perfect opportunity for you.
The EDD works with external customers in many arenas, such as our Disability Insurance, Unemployment Insurance, and workforce services offices. With these program-specific positions, extensive training is provided. We look for candidates who have the ability to learn and a passion for providing the best service. If you enjoy being able to work directly with customers, this may be a great fit for you.
Positions in this category primarily provide internal support to our department. Whether that is enforcing policy, organizational planning, personnel, or creating and carrying out procedures, the roles here are limitless. We offer entry-level positions for all of our branches. As you gain experience with us, we encourage you to move forward into the specific knowledge areas that best suit your interests such as payroll, employee rights, information distribution, or personnel management.
With offices that serve more than 18 million California workers, our Information Technology (IT) team is steadily growing as the EDD continues to improve our digital platforms. Whether you are looking to provide internal support or hoping to make strides in our public-facing services, we are sure that you can find a great opportunity with us. We offer positions in a variety of IT fields such as business technology management, client services, information security engineering, digital marketing, software engineering and system engineering.
Career Executive Assignment
A Career Executive Assignment (CEA) is a high-level classification within state civil service. CEA positions are members of the EDD executive team and are responsible for developing and implementing policy.