Click on the bulletin for the exam. Read the bulletin carefully to see if you meet the minimum qualifications and for exam instructions.
Once you pass the exam, you can apply for vacancies by completing and submitting the state application, available at jobs.ca.gov under the “My Profile” tab. Be sure to complete all the application requirements.
Benefits and Salary
CalSTRS offers a competitive pay schedule and a work-life-balance for all its employees. The State of California offers a comprehensive benefits package.
Medical benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance.
Paid holidays and a defined benefit retirement program.
More than two weeks of vacation after a year of service.
Health insurance in retirement.
Types of Careers at CalSTRS
Pursue your career goals in one of our many business areas, with openings ranging from entry-level positions to opportunities for experienced leaders:
The Investments branch plays an important role at CalSTRS and helps to sustain nearly $200 billion, making us the nation’s second largest public pension fund. You can be a part of this important effort by working in one of the careers below:
Our Mission: Securing the financial future and sustaining the trust of California’s educators.
CalSTRS, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, is the largest teachers’ retirement system and second largest public pension fund in the nation. A world-class financial services institution and state agency, our unique organizational culture emphasizes customer service, leadership and respect for our members and our colleagues.
CalSTRS strives to be an employer of choice. We provide an environment that cultivates new ideas and promotes employee success, including:
Robust training and development program.
High internal promotion rates.
Award-winning staff recognition program.
Wellness program and ergonomic support for employees.
Dedicated workers and accessible leadership.
High level of staff engagement.
Commitment to Sustainability
Sustainability is central to CalSTRS’ culture. Our sustainability program encompasses resource conservation in the workplace and supply chain, employee engagement, and responsible investment practices.
Commitment to Diversity
We are diverse. We span generations. We come from all areas of the globe. We excel because of our united talents.
CalSTRS is committed to providing a workplace in which all individuals are treated with respect and professionalism. By designing and implementing a sustainable, respectful culture at CalSTRS, employee engagement is promoted through a safe work environment where ideas are heard and backgrounds are honored.
Diversity is built into the very fabric of our culture and has connections to all of our Core Values, and is explicitly supported in our Strength Core Value: We ensure the strength of our system by embracing a diversity of ideas and people.
CalSTRS’ award-winning, LEED Platinum headquarters in West Sacramento and member service centers located across the state feature sustainable “green” construction, plenty of natural lighting and functionally designed work spaces.
West Sacramento Headquarters
At our headquarters, enjoy our full service café, covered parking garage, free onsite fitness center, bicycle library, and walks along the river front.
Offices Throughout California
In addition to CalSTRS headquarters in West Sacramento, we also have three member service centers in Glendale, Santa Clara and Irvine.
Electronic privacy is crucial for the ongoing success of the Internet as a convenient means to provide customer service. Your personal information will be used only to conduct CalSTRS-related business.
The California State Teachers’ Retirement System website has been developed in compliance with California Government Code §11135, which requires that all electronic and information technology developed or purchased by the State of California is accessible to people with disabilities. There are various types of physical disabilities that impact user interaction on the web. Vision loss, hearing loss, limited manual dexterity, and cognitive disabilities are examples, with each having different means by which to access electronic information effectively.