Job Description and Duties
This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by ensuring training schools, national certifying examination providers, and continuing education accrediting organizations are properly evaluated and approved.

The Examiner II, acting as the Clinical Laboratory Inspector (CLI) for the Personnel Licensing Section of Laboratory Field Services (LFS), will coordinate the evaluation and approval of training schools, national certifying examination providers, and continuing education accrediting organizations. Evaluates and approves applications for Public Health Microbiologists (PHM), Clinical and Public Health Laboratory Directors, Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), Limited CLS, CLS trainees, Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT), and others as needed. Investigates personnel licensing-related complaints and conducts inspections of training programs. Performs other duties relevant to the laws and regulations of California Title 17 CCR. Provides expert technical assistance, resolves issues, and maintains accurate electronic and paper records. Travel both in and out of state is required up to 50% of the time for inspections, work-related meetings, and training.


The incumbent works under the Examiner III, of the Personnel Licensing Section of LFS.


The attached duty statement indicates whether this position is eligible for telework. All employees who telework are required to be California residents in accordance with Government Code 14200, and may be required to report to a CDPH office, when needed. Candidates who reside outside of the state of California may be interviewed; however, the selected candidate must have a primary residency in the state of California prior to appointment (and continue to maintain California residency) as a condition of employment. Failure to meet this requirement may result in the job offer being rescinded.


About California Department of Public Health

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department's programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our Shared Vision
CDPH public health professionals, researchers, scientists, doctors, nurses, and other staff­ members have a shared vision to protect and improve the health of all Californians. We are dedicated to public service and passionate about our work and the people and communities we serve and protect.