Career Opportunities at the DMHC

Career Opportunities

The DMHC values diversity at all levels of the organization and is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. The DMHC believes the diversity of our employees and their unique ideas inspire innovative solutions to further our mission. Join the DMHC and help us improve the lives of all Californians.

The DMHC has many exciting career opportunities available and is committed to attracting, hiring, and retaining quality employees who can help fulfill the mission of the Department to protect consumers health care rights and ensure a stable health care delivery system. See what the DMHC has to offer!

Employee Focused

The DMHC empowers and provides upward mobility for its employees so employees can advance in their careers. The DMHC accomplishes this by providing the tools and training necessary for professional growth. Join the DMHC and help us improve the lives of all Californians!

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

The DMHC is proud to have made Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging a non-negotiable part of our workplace and have a dedicated team to help us weave this important work into our day-to-day operations.

Our executive leadership has prioritized making the DMHC a reflection of California’s many diverse communities and cultures and has placed the greatest importance on ensuring this is a safe and welcoming environment for all.

Someone Like Me Program

Are you interested in learning about the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) culture from the perspective of someone like yourself? Contact our Someone Like Me program.

You will be matched with a DMHC employee with a similar background to discuss the DMHC’s culture.

This program is not part of, or in any way affiliated with, the application or hiring process. Prospective employees must complete the application process on Cal Careers (e.g., submit your application within the specified timeframes on the job posting) to be considered for hire at the DMHC. None of the information you provide through the Someone Like Me program will be relayed to the Hiring Unit.

Find Your Team

Check out the DMHC Leadership Team and About DMHC to find out more about each Program area. If you're interested in seeing all DMHC job opportunities, you can find them on the CalCareers website. Additionally, you can find more information on the DMHC Office of Technology and Innovation (OTI) and open OTI positions on the OTI Careers Page.

Get Started

Learn more about the steps to apply for a job at the DMHC.

Step 1: Create or Login to your CalCareers Account

You only need to fill out one job application and save it in your account. You can then use that same application to apply for multiple positions.

Sign up on the CalCareers site to create your personalized account.

Your account will help you manage the application process from start to finish.

Step 2: Take an Examination

Before you can apply and work for the State, you need to take and pass an examination/assessment for the job (classification) that you wish to apply. This assessment will evaluate your education, experience, abilities and knowledge. The process can take many forms, including an interview or exam, depending on the classification.

Read the job’s bulletin to see the necessary qualifications. It will also explain what the job is like, provide information on the salary range, and give you an overview of the examination/assessment process.

Step 3: Search and Apply for Jobs

Once you have completed the examination/assessment process for the job classification you wish to be considered, you may search and apply for DMHC vacancies by following the instructions on the Job Announcement posting.

Other Helpful Resources

Have a question about applying or about the process in general? Contact a DMHC HR Rep