Under direct to general supervision depending on the level, inspects and tests weighing and measuring devices and declared weights and volume of packaged goods; throughout the County; enforces Weights and Measures laws; and performs related duties as required.
At the Technician level the ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in a related field and the ability to obtain at least one (1) California Department of Food and Agriculture County Weights and Measure Inspector licenses. The candidate will possess a strong understanding of mathematics, physics, and technical equipment; as well as, knowledge of inspection and testing techniques used in the field of weights and measures enforcement. The candidate will also have the ability to interpret and apply provisions of laws, regulations and county ordinances relating to weights and measures; be detail oriented, deal tactfully with persons contacted on enforcement matters; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others. The ideal candidate will have strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to verbally explain complex technical or regulatory requirements.