Welcome to the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs
Employment Opportunities at the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP)!!

ADP offers a broad range of professional career paths in such areas as treatment, prevention services, licensing and certification, research, information systems management, and general administration (budgets, accounting, business services and human resources).

ADP is looking for talented and enthusiastic people, from both the public and private sectors, to assist us in leading California’s strategy to reduce alcohol and other drug problems and problem gambling.

ADP offers competitive salary and benefit packages and opportunities for advancement. We are located in Sacramento, one of California's most affordable, career-oriented, and livable cities.

ADP operates within the State Civil service process. This means you must equitably compete for job opportunities through an exam process.

Why Work at ADP?

  • Our work - Our customers: More than just the good pay and benefits and a pleasant working environment, our staff make a difference—every day—in the lives of millions of Californians, as they or their friends and family members struggle with the scourge of addiction to alcohol, drugs, or gambling. Imagine how good that feels! Find out more about what we do and who we work for.
  • Our Location - ADP is located in Sacramento, one of the most affordable metropolitan areas in California. Sacramento is conveniently situated near world class cultural and recreational centers, such as San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada’s, and the California coastline. You can enjoy the variety of activities Sacramento has to offer – such as fishing, boating, art, theater, award-winning cuisine, and a hometown family environment – or take a two-hour drive in any direction to enjoy camping, skiing, and other resort activities.

    ADP is located in downtown Sacramento. It is close to the Regional Transit light rail and bus lines, and a myriad of great places to eat – all within walking distance. ADP’s building is secure with a parking garage right next door.

Departmental Promotional Exams

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Current Job Openings

Job Title Salary Range Position Information
Division / Tenure / Position #
Posted Final Filing Date
Associate Programmer Analyst (Specialist)
$4,619-$5,897
Information Management Services Division

Full-time, Permanent
798-443-1579-xxx

3/26/13
4/10/13
Senior Information Systems Analyst (Specialist)
$5,571-$7,109
Information Management Services Division

Full-Time, Permanent
798-440-1337-xxx

3/26/13
4/10/13
Associate Governmental Program Analyst (0.8)
$3,520-$4,278
Program Services Division/Fiscal Management & Accountability

Part-Time (.8), Permanent
798-414-5393-733

3/28/13
4/10/13
Senior Information Systems Analyst (SrISA) (Specialist)
$5,571 - $7,109
Information Management Services Division

Full-Time, Permanent
798-443-1337-xxx

4/4/13
4/18/13
Senior Information Systems Analyst (Specialist)
$5,571 - $7,109
Information Management Services Division

Full-Time, Permanent
798-440-1337-005

4/4/13
4/9/13

Getting Hired

Employment here at ADP is governed by the State’s Civil Service hiring process so this information is critical for all prospective employees.

The Benefits

As you may already know, the State of California offers an excellent employee benefits and retirement package. Read more about the details on the California Department of Personnel Administration’s website

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the State and the Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified job applicants and employees and have a workforce representative of California's diverse population. All efforts to ensure a representative workforce are made on the basis of an individual's merit, efficiency, ability, and fitness consistent with the State civil service and merit system principles and regulations.