Published
October 9, 2020
Location
Los Angeles County
Job Type

Description

Assists in and learns inspection and enforcement activities related to Federal, State and local
agricultural and/or weights and measures laws, regulations, ordinances and policies for consumer
and agricultural industry protection.

This is the entry-level class in the Agricultural/Weights and Measures Series. Positions in this
class are characterized by responsibility for assisting in and learning to perform regulatory
inspections and to enforce appropriate ordinances, laws and regulations associated with
agricultural and weights and measures standards enforcement. Incumbents work under the close
supervision of a journey-level inspector and must have the ability to communicate verbally and in
writing and to perform mathematical calculations including algebraic functions. These positions
require analytical ability sufficient to define problems of inspection or enforcement, and to
develop and recommend methods for resolution of such problems. Incumbents learn techniques for the
collection and analysis of data for the preparation of written reports, and use common personal
computers for the preparation of reports, data entry and data retrieval. Incumbents drive
departmental or personal vehicles on a regular and frequent basis, and may be required to lift and
carry test equipment, agricultural products, or other
objects up to 50 pounds in weight. Positions in this class perform arduous