CALPIA Careers


California Prison Industry Authority has exciting opportunities at various locations statewide to employ many individuals with experience and expertise in specialty trades.

We have more than 150 different job classifications, ranging from marketing professionals, a full cost accounting department, Human Resources, IT support, Web and graphics designers, legal services, contracts and procurement analysts, and 84 operational specific enterprises. Make a career at CALPIA.

CALPIA hires according to civil service system rules that require that vacancies be filled using eligibility lists created as a result of civil service examinations. All current and non-state employees must compete in an examination and attain list eligibility in order to be considered for vacant positions. If you have questions on your list eligibility, view Eligible list disclosure at State Personnel Board's website or refer to the eligibilities tab in your CalCareers account dashboard.

How to Apply

If you would like information on how to apply for a State job. Please visit here.

Current Vacancies

For a list of our current vacancies. Please visit here.

Available Exams

For a list of the current exams and self-assessments. Please visit here.


Skilled Laborer (Correctional Facility) Exam Available Now Online! 

Hot Jobs

-Assistant General Manager, Facility Operations

-Staff Services Manager III

- Industrial Warehouse & Distribution Manager I

Weekly Job Opportunity Bulletin

CALPIA provides a .pdf printable file of our open vacancies and exams weekly.

Please view our weekly Job Posting: July 3, 2020