I worked at County of San Diego full-time (More than 3 years)
Benefits, learning experience, co-workers, location, helping others
Pay could be much better
Advice to Management
I applied online. The process took 10+ months. I interviewed at County of San Diego.
Getting hired for this position is a long process. The listing opens up every fall. If you meet the minimum requirements you will be to take the civil service exam. The exam doesn't require any specific knowledge, but brushing up on basic statistics and analysis for business would be helpful.
For each open position the hiring manager is able to look at resumes for the top 10 test takers--given that there are hundreds who take the exam, it can take a long time to even get on the list. You wil know you are "reachable" on the list when you recieve an email saying that some specific office is hiring.
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