Job Posting

Department of Consumer Affairs



Final Filing Date: 5/1/2017

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Position Details

Job Control Details
Job Code #: JC-49203
Position #(s):
$3,579.00 - $4,431.00 The hourly rate is $20.65- $25.56
# of Positions: Multiple
Work Location: Los Angeles County
Job Type: Permanent Intermittent - 1500 Hours

Department Information

**Pending Budget Approval**

The mission of the Board is to ensure the health and safety of California consumers by promoting ethical standards and by enforcing the laws of the barbering and beauty industry.

The Board is responsible for licensing cosmetologists, barbers, manicurists, estheticians and electrologists, as well as the establishments where the services are performed. The Board has a licensee population of over 500,000 and employs 82.1 PY’s. Staff is responsible for the licensing, examinations, inspections and enforcement of the beauty industry. In addition, the Board is responsible for ensuring that there is a fair disciplinary appeal process in place. The Board maintains a 19 million dollar budget and operates out of three facilities. The facilities include the Sacramento headquarters office, and examination facilities in Fairfield (North) and Glendale (South).

Job Description and Duties

Administer and grade practical exams accurately dealing with all areas of Cosmetology. Observes techniques used in the practical exam for all phases of Cosmetology, Manicuring and Esthetician, to make sure the applicant is adhering to what was learned in school and is applied accurately; patrol examination room to prevent cheating or misuse of exam material. Read examiner instructions, which instruct the candidate on the rules, time, and correct procedures of taking the exam. Answer questions from the candidates as they arise. Instruct candidates to fill out any required/necessary forms. Check or verify candidate’s identification (i.e. California Driver’s License, Passport, etc.) and sign in candidates as they appear for the exams.   See Duty Statement for more information

Working Conditions

The incumbent works up to 40 hours per week in an examination setting with artificial light and temperature control. Exposure to products used in the cosmetology profession, standing and walking for extended periods, sitting, bending, squatting, and lifting of the exam appointment books for the exam is consistent with examination work.

Candidate selected will be required to have a medical clearance completed by a licensed physician.

Special Requirements

***Previous applicants who have applied for this job control do not need to reapply.***

The Cosmetology Examiner I classification requires a medical examination to determine if you can perform the essential functions of the job safely and effectively.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered.

Final Filing Date: 5/1/2017

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (Applications and any applicable or required documents) must be submitted electronically through your CalCareer account at

Required Application Documents

Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Other - Cover Letter is required.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Contact Information

The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.

  • Hiring Unit Contact:
    Patricia Garcia
    (916) 575-7102
  • Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

    EEO Contact:
    EEO Officer
    (916) 574-8280
  • California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Applicant Instructions

Please apply through your CalCareer account

Any request to file in person or by mail should be directed to: Amy N. via email at

Multiple positions may become available.

For hard copy applications please indicate on your applications JC# 49203     Attn: A.N.

DO NOT include full Social Security Number and LEAP information

Please note that the CalCareer does not allow you to resubmit your application once you withdraw it. If you have any updates to your online application after you have submitted it, please contact Amy Nguyen at  For all other questions regarding your CalHR Cal Careers account, you may contact the Cal Career Unit at (866) 844-8671.


You can apply for this job via the following method(s):

  • Electronic (through your CalCareer Account)
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Additional Documentation

Duty Statement

Class Specification(s):