Notice is hereby given that the State Controller's Office will conduct a qualifying examination for possible appointment as Probate Referee on May 7, 2016
The California State Controller is authorized by law to appoint at least one probate referee for each county. Currently, there are 115 appointed probate referees in California. Applicants must meet the minimum professional requirements discussed below, successfully pass an examination and be interviewed by a panel of judges and attorneys. The Controller will make his appointments after considering the recommendations from the interview panel.
Applicants for appointment must possess threshold academic and/or relevant professional experience in order to take the examination and be considered for appointment. Applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria:
Interested persons who meet
the above requirements should
e-mail CPS HR Consulting at email@example.com or call (916) 263-3624, select option #7, then #5, and request an application for Probate Referee. The application and testing information is also available at www.cpshr.us or www.sco.ca.gov. Please return completed applications by mail to: CPS HR Consulting, Attn: Probate Referee Program, 241 Lathrop Way, Sacramento, CA 95815. Applications must be received by April 25, 2016. The examination will be given on Saturday, May 7, 2016 in a Northern California and Southern California location.
Please note that five (5) letters of recommendation from the references you list on your application will be required to be considered for an appointment. All letters are to be received by the State Controller's Office no later than May 13, 2016. Send letters to: State Controller's Office, Probate Referee Program, Attn: Amber Camarena, 300 Capitol Mall, Suite 1850, Sacramento, CA 95814.
Application for Probate Referee (This is a PDF file. It may take a minute or two to download this application)