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Karen Faria
Executive Director

15000 Arnold Drive
Eldridge, CA 95431
Public: (707) 938-6000
Fax: (707) 938-3605
TTY: (707) 938-6548

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Job Opportunities at Sonoma Developmental Center

Because Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC) is a California state civil service employer, you must have eligibility on a State of California hiring list or be a current or former State of California employee in order to be considered for a position at SDC. You can attain eligibility on the hiring list by applying for and successfully competing in a competitive examination process. Applications and examination announcements can be downloaded at State Personnel Board or can be obtained by calling (707) 938-6923 or (707) 938-6811.

Telephone contact:

  • Job Hotline: 1-800-999-JOBS
  • SDC Human Resources: (707) 938-6923 or (707) 938-6811

Email:   jobs@sonoma.dds.ca.gov

Continuous Testing Positions:

Assistant Director of Dietetics
Clinical Dietician
Food Service Technician I & II
Individual Program Coordinator
Licensed Vocational Nurse
Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Peace Officer I
Pharmacist I
Physical Therapist I & II
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician & Surgeon
Psychiatric Social Worker (HF)
Psychiatric Technician
Psychiatric Technician Assistant (CNA)
Psychiatric Technician Trainee Psychologist (Educational & Clinical)
Psychology Associate
Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation Therapist (Music, Recreation, Dance & Art)
Respiratory Care Practitioner
Senior Psychiatric Technician
Service Assistant (Hospital)
Speech Pathologist I
Teacher (Severely Handicapped)
Last Updated: 1/13/2015