July 7, 2022
Ventura County
Job Type


Under direct (I) to general (II) supervision, inspects and tests weighing and measuring devices, declared weights and volume of packaged goods; enforces Weights and Measures laws; and performs related duties as required.  Under general direction, the Weights & Measures Inspector III inspects and tests the more complex and specialized weighing and measuring devices including electrical, compressed gases and heavy capacity devices; and performs other related duties as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
Weights and Measures Inspector I and II differs from the III in that the Inspector work assignments are less complex and require at least one (I) to two (II) valid Weights and Measures licenses.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and all three (3) California Department of Food and Agriculture County Weights and Measure Inspector licenses.

They will also have:

  • the ability to interpret and apply provisions of laws, regulations and county ordinances relating to weights and measures
  • the ability to exhibit strong detail orientation
  • a strong understanding of mathematics, physics, and technical equipment
  • knowledge of inspection and testing techniques used in the field of weights and measures enforcement
  • skills to deal tactfully with persons contacted on enforcement matters
  • ability to endure highly physical demands for mobility
  • establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others
  • demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills