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​Consumer Goods, Safety & Regulation

Consumer Goods classifications focus on ensuring consumer products are safe for public use. These products includes enforcement activities to ensure that food, drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices are safe and not adulterated, misbranded nor falsely advertised, and that drugs and medical devices are effective.

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Cosmetic Safety Program

The Cosmetic Safety Program's mission is to provide public health protection and promote the manufacture of safe cosmetics by assuring cosmetics are not adulterated, misbranded, or falsely advertised.  We accomplish this through sound investigations and enforcement in accordance with state and federal laws.

​​How To Apply

Step 1: Create or Login to Your CalCareer Account

With a CalCareer account, you can take state civil service examinations, store different versions of your application, apply for vacancies, track your application status and save your resume all in one place.

Step 2: Take Examination/Assessment

Before you can work for the State, you need to take and pass an examination for the job type (classification) that you wish to be considered for employment. The assessment process can take many forms (i.e. self-assessments or written exams) and maybe required to be completed in-person or online. Examination Bulletins list the minimum qualifications and the steps required to apply and/or complete the examination/assessment. If you have current or past state experience, you may have Transfer Eligibility or Reinstatement Rights.

Public Health Nutrition Consultant III (Specialist)  $5,916.00-$7,767.00Multiple8H1AM0310/19/2022
Public Health Nutrition Consultant III (Supervisory)$6,186.00-$7,742.00Multiple8H1AM0410/19/2022
Health Program Specialist I$6,061.00-$7,587.00Multiple0PBHCContinuous
Special Investigator$5,045.00-$7,854.00Multiple1PB03Continuous

​Step 3: Search and Apply for Jobs

Once you have taken the examination or established eligibility for the job type that you wish to be considered for employment, you may be considered for open positions in that job type by applying for job vacancies. Login to your CalCareer account, locate the job posting you wish to apply for and click on “Apply for This Job” and follow the prompts.

Pharmaceutical Consultant II, DHS (Specialist) - Public Health Pharmaceutical Consultant Specialist$7,049.00-$10,196.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Care QualityNorthern California RegionJC#3286619/30/20222HAEE08/31/2022
Research Scientist II (Chemical Sciences) - Research Laboratory Scientist$7,152.00-$8,889.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Family HealthGenetic Disease Division - RichmondContra CostaJC#33052210/5/20228PB0301Continuous
Environmental Scientist - Retail Food Safety Trainer$4,145.00-$7,926.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Environmental HealthFood & Drug Branch - Santa AnaOrangeJC# 33101010/7/20229PB01Continuous
Environmental Scientist - Retail Food Safety Trainer$4,145.00-$7,926.00Permanent Full TimeCenter for Health Statistics and InformaticsDivision OfficeSacramentoJC#33114210/10/20229PB01Continuous
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