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Careers at Delta Stewardship Council

Delta Stewardship Council Job Opportunities

Join the Council team! Our Job Opportunities page has an alphabetical listing of job vacancies at the Delta Stewardship Council. Job vacancies are available to persons with civil service eligibility.


How to get a State Job

To be employed by a department of state government, you must take an examination to obtain civil service list eligibility. Learn about the steps involved in becoming a California State Employee.


State Exam Information

Examinations conducted by the Council and other applicable State agencies are listed here. Each exam bulletin lays out specific information on the position, how and where to apply, deadlines for applying, and the minimum requirements for entrance to the exam. Please be sure to read all exam materials carefully to ensure maximum success in your efforts to obtain a state job.


State Salary And Benefits Information

All civil service classes have salary ranges with minimum and maximum rates. State employees enjoy a very competitive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision coverage; 11 paid holidays; a 401 (k) Plan and a 457 Plan; a flexible savings program for pre-tax medical and dependent care; a group legal plan; and paid vacation and sick leave.

Coequal goals

The Delta Stewardship Council was created in legislation to achieve the state mandated coequal goals for the Delta. "'Coequal goals' means the two goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem. The coequal goals shall be achieved in a manner that protects and enhances the unique cultural, recreational, natural resource, and agricultural values of the Delta as an evolving place." (CA Water Code §85054)