New list of high-paid California state jobs in Sacramento County. What’s open in October?

The state of California is hiring in the Department of Transportation, State Hospitals, Food and Agriculture, Public Utilities Commission and more.

State jobs are known for offering great benefits and enrollment in the nation’s largest state public pension plan.

Many of the following jobs have specific requirements, which are linked.

Sift through some of the highest paying Sacramento County-based jobs available on the CalCareers website, posted in the last seven days, as of Oct. 5:

Pharmacist | Limited term full-time

Department: California Correctional Health Care

Salary: $13,848 to $14,979 per month

The pharmacist manages the California State Prison’s pharmacy services and staff.

The application closes on Oct. 14.

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Consulting psychologist | Permanent full-time

Department: State Hospitals

Salary: $10,947 to $11,947 per month

The consulting psychologist works on a team providing forensic community placement evaluations to patients.

The application closes on Oct. 17

Environmental program manager | Permanent full-time

Department: Food and Agriculture

Salary: $11,315 to $14,066 per month

The environmental program manger oversees a staff that conducts statewide research, environmental analysis and outreach.

The application will remain open until filled.

Information technology manger | Permanent full-time

Department: California Victim Compensation Board

Salary: $10,421 to $12,668 per month

The information technology manager serves as the senior technical leader enterprise architect for the California Victim Compensation board’s high-profile projects.

The application closes on Oct. 14.

Program and project supervisor | Permanent full-time

Department: Public Utilities Commission

Salary: $11,326 to $14,177 per month

The program and project manager oversees a staff that completes annual audits and reports as part of the Commission’s California Teleconnect Fund program.

The application closes on Oct. 14.

Senior transportation engineer | Limited term full-time

Department: Transportation

Salary: $10,311 to $12,905 per month

The senior transportation engineer provides hazardous waste services to “district staff” to ensure the projects are in compliance with Caltrans.

This application closes on Oct. 18.

Attorney IV | Permanent full-time

Department: Managed Health Care

Salary: $11,020 to $14,149 per month

The attorney IV provides advice for the Department of Manged Health Care’s most difficult, sensitive and complex legal work.

The application closes on Oct. 13.

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