Environmental Health Specialist-in Training

Kern County
Full Time $4,341 - $5,187 Per month CA 1800 Mount Vernon Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93306, United States


This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time without notice. 
Oral Exam (Weight 100%): Will be conducted for the purpose of appraising the applicant's training, education, experience, interest and personal fitness for the position.

The Human Resources Division may solely conduct an appraisal of application materials should there be an insufficient number of candidates to warrant an oral exam.

Applicants must attain at least a 70% score on each phase of the examination process.

Minimum Qualifications / Employment Standards
Possession of a letter of qualifications issued by the State of California, Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Services section, verifying applicant is eligible to enter an approved Environmental Health Specialist training program.

Please attach the letter of qualifications to your application

For more information on how to obtain a letter of qualifications, please visit the following California Department of Public Health website:

Additional Requirements
Within 36 months from the date of employment, incumbents in the Environmental Health Specialist-in-Training classification are required to possess a valid certificate of registration as an Environmental Health Specialist, issued by the State of California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Services section. Failure to obtain registration will result in termination of employment.

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