|Employer||Sacramento County, CA|
|Salary||$44,516.16 - $54,120.96 Annually|
This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:
6/23/21, 7/7/21, 7/21/21
Under general supervision of certified Public Health Microbiologists, perform para-professional tasks in the Public Health laboratory to support the professional microbiologists in performing a variety of procedures used to detect and identify infectious diseases.
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Examples of Knowledge and Abilities
Experience: One year of para-professional laboratory experience performing bacteriological, biochemical, chemical, public health or related examination procedures.
Education: A minimum of twenty four (24) semester units or thirty six (36) quarter units in college laboratory courses such as chemistry, biology, bacteriology, or laboratory instrumentation.
Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.
Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the cut-off date listed in this notice.
Physical Requirements : Persons appointed to this position must be able to:
FBI Security Risk Assessment :
Authorization to access any select agent or storage location is required and must be maintained. All candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment within this class shall be required to pass an FBI Risk Assessment in accordance with the requirements of the Bioterrorism Preparedness Act. All such candidates shall be fingerprinted in conjunction with the Risk Assessment.
Criminal History Check :
The County may access criminal history information on all candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisor Resolution No. 82-602 and applicable federal and state law. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate's ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.
The probationary period for this classification is six (6) months.
Application and Testing Information
Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.
County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667
Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.
Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.
FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.
This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.
All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.
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