Agricultural Scientist - Entomology Option

County of San Diego
Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures


Entomology Option

This is a series recruitment subject to suspend on August 3, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.

The Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures (AWM) is seeking an exceptional candidate for Agricultural Scientist - Entomology Option. The Agricultural Scientist performs professional work involved in the detection, identification, exclusion, control, and eradication of insect/plant pests, plant diseases or vector-borne pathogens within the County. The incumbent will be assigned to the Detection, Diagnostics & Quarantine Division located at the AWM San Marcos Branch, 151 E. Carmel St., San Marcos, CA 92078.


A bachelor's of science degree from an accredited U. S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency in zoology, entomology, biology, or a closely related field with emphasis on coursework in entomology; AND, four (4) years of professional experience in entomology.

Applicants are required to attach a copy of their college diploma, complete unofficial transcript or official transcript, letter of verification, or Foreign Equivalency Certificate during Step 1 of the online application submittal process.


The names of qualified applicants will be placed on a twelve (12) month employment list based on scores received during the evaluation of information contained in their employment and supplemental application. Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental application form will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in the initial screening process, your application will be reviewed individually to confirm that the information you provided is accurate and qualifying.

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County of San Diego
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