Engineering & Groundwater Services ManagerKern County Water Agency(Bakersfield, California)
The CommunityKern County spans the southern end of the California Central Valley andranges west to the southern slope of the Coast Ranges and east beyondthe southern slope of the eastern Sierra Nevada into the Mojave Desert.The county’s topography includes mountains, deserts, forests, and theKern River. Kern County is known for its large agricultural base and is asignificant producer of oil, natural gas, hydro-electric power, windturbine power, and geothermal power. While Kern County is one of thefastest-growing areas in the United States in terms of population growth,it has managed to retain its sense of small-town community. Residents ofKern County demonstrate hospitality and a deep commitment to eachother and to their community.The City of Bakersfield is the county seat. With a population of just under 500,000, Bakersfield is the ninth largest city in California,ranked between Oakland and Anaheim. Without the pressure to earn a high income to cover the cost of housing, residents herehave more time to focus on passion projects and building a better community – ultimately making a real impact in the lives oftheir family, friends, and community. Job growth and Bakersfield’s economic outlook are also strong ingredients influencing thetrend of people relocating to Bakersfield. There is a strong education system in Bakersfield, which includes 37 private schools and50 public elementary, middle and high schools. Twelve high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report’s Best HighSchools rankings. California State University, Bakersfield and Bakersfield College both offer opportunities in education. Bakersfieldalso offers a variety of hospitals throughout the area to provide residents a full range of medical care.The Bakersfield area offers a vast array of farm-to-table restaurants and breweries, music festivals, and hiking trails — exactly whatyou’d expect to find in a major up-and-coming city. With more than 170 miles of bike trails, lanes and paths, the area is made forbike adventures. The 30-mile paved Kern River Parkway Trail winds through preserved riparian habitat where you might seerabbits, roadrunners, and other protected wildlife. Bakersfield is the nation’s top city for family activities and fun with options suchas the Valley Children’s Ice Center, McMurtrey Aquatic Center, California Living Museum, Buena Vista Museum of Natural Historyand Science, Bakersfield Music Hall of Fame and Museum of Art, Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace, several local live theater venues, thedowntown Art Trek which features 90 pieces of public art, and Mill Creek which offers an opportunity to visit five countries in itsSister Gardens and feed the ducks on the lagoon. Nearby Lake Ming, Lake Isabella, and Buena Vista Aquatic Center are popularwith boaters, anglers, and jet skiers.supplies, in order to enhance the localeconomy. The Agency is the secondlargest participant in the SWP, a waterstorage and delivery system of reservoirs,aqueducts, power plants and pumpingplants. The SWP, which extends for morethan 600 miles (two-thirds of the lengthof California) was planned, built, and isoperated by the California Department ofWater Resources. The Agency has longterm contracts with 13 local waterdistricts, called Member Units, andImprovement District No. 4 (ID4) for SWPwater.The AgencyThe Kern County Water Agency (Agency)was created by an act of the CaliforniaLegislature and ratified by the electorateof Kern County in 1961. The Agency wasgranted the authority to acquire andcontract for water supplies for the SanJoaquin Valley portion of Kern County,with additional power to control flood andstorm water, drain and reclaim land,store and reclaim water, protect thequality of groundwater, and conductinvestigations relative to water resources.The primary focus of the Agency,working with other water entities, is tocoordinate management of the watersupplies of the San Joaquin Valleyportion of Kern County, with particularemphasis on State Water Project (SWP)ID4 was formed by a resolution adoptedby the Agency Board of Directors in 1971to provide a supplemental water supplyfor portions of the metropolitanBakersfield area through the importationof water from the SWP. The importedsupply is delivered directly to rechargeareas for direct replenishment of theunderlying groundwater aquifer or to theHenry C. Garnett Water Purification Plantfor treatment and delivery to in-districtwater purveyors.
Since 1977, the Henry C. Garnett WaterPurification Plant has provided drinkingwater to homes and businesses within thenorthern and eastern portions of ID4’sboundaries. The peaking capacity wasexpanded in 2011 to 90 million-gallonsper-day and began to supply water to thenorthwest metropolitan Bakersfield area. Aconventional purification process is used toproduce drinking water meeting allregulatory standards.ID4 also administers a Water EducationProgram educating thousands of localstudents about Kern County’s local andstate water supplies, and the importance ofwater and its conservation. The programincorporates teacher workshops,curriculum materials, assemblies, classroompresentations and student contests.In 1975, the Agency constructed the CrossValley Canal (CVC) to move Project SWPwater from the California Aqueduct tourban Bakersfield. The CVC’s capacity wasexpanded in 2005 to allow 1,422 cubic feetper second of flow. The CVC is a 22-milefacility connecting the California Aqueduct,local banking projects and districts, theAgency’s Henry C. Garnett WaterPurification Plant and the Friant-Kern Canal.Groundwater plays an integral part in howwater is managed in Kern County. TheAgency owns and operates one of theearliest groundwater banking operations.The Pioneer Project covers 2,200 acres tostore surface water supplies during wetyears for later use during dry years throughextraction.The Agency works to improve groundwaterlevels and to monitor groundwater qualitythroughout Kern County, especially inthe areas surrounding groundwaterbanking projects. The Agency collects,interprets and distributes groundwaterdata for the Southern San Joaquin Valleyand Indian Wells Valley groundwaterbasins. This information is used for theoperation of groundwater banking andrecharge programs in the preparation of avariety of reports. Approximately 800production wells and 200 monitoring wellsare measured for groundwater levels on asemiannual basis within the Kern sub-basinof the San Joaquin Valley groundwaterbasin, and approximately 350 productionand monitoring wells are measuredmonthly within the Kern River Alluvial Fanarea.The Position andIdeal CandidateUnder direction of the GeneralManager, and as a member of theAgency's Executive Managementteam, the ideal candidate will beresponsible for supervising staffwithin the Engineering andGroundwater Services Departmentand planning, organizing anddirecting Agency projectengineering, groundwatermonitoring and facilities activities.Essential Duties Providing technicalrecommendations to the Board ofDirectors, General Manager anddepartment managers on a varietyof engineering and groundwaterservices issues. Developing, budgeting,administering and directingtechnical consultant contracts andensuring implementation of Agencypolicies, procedures and workstandards on consultant preparedwork efforts. Developing, directing andoverseeing water facility and/orsystem public works constructioncontracts, including planning,permitting, designing, budgetingand construction in accordance withapplicable laws, codes, standards,specifications, drawings andstandard industry practices. Overseeing groundwater andsurface water data collection,analysis and reporting for severalgroundwater basins andhydrological regions. Overseeing construction managementand inspections, ensuring compliancewith contract documents, timelyresolution of construction issues,appropriate analysis of constructionclaims, complete commissioning offacilities and/or systems and thoroughcollection of project records. Providing safety and technical trainingof engineering, groundwater, operationsand maintenance staff associated withvarious construction, maintenance,monitoring and flood control activities. Overseeing the department’sdevelopment of Agency water facilityand/or systems conditional assessmentsand overseeing the department’sconditional assessment program forplanning of preventative maintenance,mitigation of facility hazards,replacement of aging facilities (plannedobsolescence), and development ofinfrastructure improvements of Agencyfacilities and/or systems (assetmanagement). Overseeing the department geographicinformation system (GIS) activities,groundwater mapping programs andfacility drawing updates. Preparing and reviewing variousengineering groundwater andenvironmental studies, reports, maps,drawings and grant applications,including feasibility studies andCalifornia Environmental Quality Act(CEQA) documents. Representing the Agency as a liaisonwith a variety of public agencies onproject reviews, groundwater issues andengineering at local, state and federallevels.
Educationand ExperienceEducation:A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or arelated field with applicable coursework.Registration as a professional engineer inthe State of California; Civil or MechanicalEngineering preferred.Experience:Ten (10) years of increasing responsibilityperforming engineering activities relatedto the planning, design, scheduling,bidding and construction of groundwaterrecovery, water conveyance, pumping,distribution and treatment facilities; four(4) years of which must have been in asupervisory or leadership capacity.Desired Skillsand Abilities Strong leadership and supervisory skills,with the ability to direct the work ofstaff, consultants and contractors. Ability to manage small- to large-scaleprojects with competing objectives anddeadlines. Excellent written and verbalcommunication skills. Strong organization skills. Ability to identify problems anddevelop, recommend and implementsolutions. Ability to understand, interpret andapply provisions of applicable laws,standards, codes, regulations andpolicies related to engineering andgroundwater.Compensationand BenefitsThe successful candidate will receive acompetitive salary, based on thecandidate’s qualifications and experience.The Agency will negotiate a mutuallyagreeable employment agreement withthe selected candidate.In addition to a competitive salary, theAgency also provides an excellent arrayof benefits including medical, dental,vision, life, short & long term disability,and long-term care insurance; definedbenefit retirement program through KernCounty Employees’ RetirementAssociation (KCERA); employer match todeferred compensation program, andgenerous leave allowances.For more information on Agencybenefits, please see the benefitspamphlet included in the applicationpacket.ApplicationProcessAn application packet and benefitspamphlet may be obtained and viewedat www.kcwa.com or requested byemailing [email protected] be considered for this position, pleasesubmit an Agency application via emailto [email protected] applicants are subject to a preemployment physical, drug/alcoholscreen and background investigation.EOE.Closing date for submittingapplications is:July 9, 2021at 5:00 p.m.www.kcwa.com
SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICAREThe cost of the Social Security and Medicare benefit is shared by theemployee and the Agency as follows: 6.20 percent of gross salary is paid by the employee for SocialSecurity (FICA 1), up to a maximum salary established by theSocial Security Administration. 6.20 percent of gross salary is paid by the Agency for SocialSecurity (FICA 1), up to a maximum salary established by theSocial Security Administration. 1.45 percent of gross salary is paid by the employee for Medicare(FICA 2), which has no salary limit. 1.45 percent of gross salary is paid by the Agency for Medicare(FICA 2), which has no salary limit.IRC 457 DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLANFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees of theAgency are eligible to participate in an IRC 457 deferred compensationplan. The program allows employees to defer income and, therefore, alsodefer income taxes to a future date.IRC 401(A) PLANFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees hired on orafter January 1, 2010 are eligible to receive a “matching” contribution ofup to 3 percent of gross base biweekly salary per biweekly pay periodprovided they are contributing a like amount or greater toward theAgency's 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. The Agency match isdeposited into an IRC 401(a) Plan.The Agency also contributes 100.00 per pay period, per executivemanagement employee, regardless of the participation in the Agency's457 Deferred Compensation Plan. The Agency contribution is depositedinto an IRC 401(a) Plan. Employee contributions are not permitted underthe rules of the plan.EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PLAN (EAP)Full-time, non-temporary executive management employees of theAgency and their families enjoy behavioral health benefits such as crisisintervention counseling, through: Anthem Blue Cross Employee Assistance Program100 percent of the premium is currently paid by the Agency foremployees and household members.SPECIAL EQUIPMENTUniforms, safety glasses, safety shoes and personal protective equipmentare available to full-time, non-temporary executive managementemployees in designated positions with management approval.EDUCATION REIMBURSEMENTFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees of theAgency are eligible for educational reimbursement of up to 1,000 peryear for job-related coursework and/or materials (e.g., tuition, books,institutional fees, etc.).COMPUTER REIMBURSEMENTTo facilitate development of employee computer skills, the Agency shallreimburse full-time, non-temporary executive management employeesup to 100 for funds actually spent on home computer equipment.Please Note:Employees should refer to the Agency PersonnelHandbook for further information regarding personnelprocedures and policies. All benefits listed in thispamphlet are subject to change at any time.All Agency prepaid insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision,Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, Employee AssistanceProgram, Life, Travel, etc.) includes exclusions and/orlimits and is subject to change. Please see the AgencyPersonnel Handbook and insurance policy for specificinformation.This information sheet may not conform to the existingAgency Personnel Handbook and is not construed to bepart of any agreement with the employee. Employees arereferred to the current version of the Agency PersonnelHandbook for updated information. 5 26 21Schedule of BenefitsEligibility: All full-time non-temporaryexecutive management employees workinga minimum of 21 hours per week.Effective May 26, 2021All Benefits Subject to Change.
MEDICAL INSURANCEFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees of the KernCounty Water Agency (Agency) have a choice of four medical plans fromwhich to choose: Anthem Blue Cross Classic (PPO) Anthem Blue Cross Advantage (PPO) Anthem Blue Cross California Care (HMO) Kaiser Permanente (HMO)Monthly premium costs for employees and qualified dependents areshared between employees and the Agency. Premiums in excess of theAgency contribution require a pre-tax deduction from employee wages.The Agency's contribution to each medical plan will be equivalent to theprevious year's contribution plus 75% of any increase or decrease to thatmedical plan's premium for the subsequent year. The employeecontribution to each medical plan will be equivalent to the previous year'scontribution plus 25% of any increase or decrease to that medical plan'spremium for the subsequent year. However, calculated employeecontributions for each medical plan shall not be less than zero and mayresult in a further adjustment to the Agency's contribution. The Agency'smedical contributions are subject to Association of California WaterAgencies/Joint Powers Insurance Authority medical plan rules.DENTAL INSURANCEFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees of theAgency have a choice of two dental plans from which to choose: Delta Dental (PPO) DeltaCare USA (HMO)100 percent of the premium is currently paid by the Agency for employeesand qualified dependents.SERVICE AWARD ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVESECTION 125 BENEFITSFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees of theAgency may participate in an optional program made possible throughsection 125 of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC). By participating in thisprogram, employees may elect to make before-tax and/or after-taxpayroll deductions to pay for such items as: Dependent care expenses (i.e., child care, adult care) Medical expensesThe dependent care and medical care expenses are paid throughreimbursement accounts, and expenses paid through these accountsmust meet federal and State laws. The dependent care annual maximum amount is 10,500 The medical expense annual maximum amount is 2,750LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCEFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees of theAgency receive long-term care insurance coverage with benefits of up to 4,000 per month for a period of three years. 100 percent of thepremium is currently paid by the Agency for employees.Employees may elect to purchase (“buy-up“) additional insurance forthemselves and eligible family members up to a benefit of 8,000 permonth for up to six years or an unlimited duration, and may be subjectto underwriting requirements. All costs incurred as a result of theemployee buy-up option are borne by the employee through an after-taxpayroll deduction.VISION INSURANCESICK LEAVEFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees of theAgency receive vision benefits through the Vision Service Plan (VSP).100 percent of the premium is currently paid by the Agency foremployees and qualified dependents. 12 days per yearThe maximum accumulation provided for full-time, non-temporaryexecutive management employees is 144 days.SHORT-/LONG-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCEFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees of theAgency are provided with short-term/long-term disability insurancecoverage. Following a 30-day waiting period and meeting certaindisability requirements, this insurance provides a benefit of 66 2/3 percentof the employee's base monthly salary, up to 15,000 per month until theemployee is either able to return to work or reaches retirement. 100percent of the premium is currently paid by the Agency for employees.LIFE INSURANCEFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees of the Agencyreceive life insurance benefits of: 500,000 per employee; and 10,000 per qualified dependent.100 percent of the premium is currently paid by the Agency for employeesand qualified dependents.SICK LEAVE PAYOUTFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees who uselittle, if any, of the sick leave earned during a 12-month period mayelect to convert a portion of their annually earned sick leave to pay up toa maximum of 20 hours.VACATIONAnnual vacation accrual for full-time, non-temporary executivemanagement employees is as follows: 0-2 Years of Employment: After 2 Years of Employment: After 5 Years of Employment: After 9 Years of Employment: After 14 Years of Employment:10 days per year12 days per year15 days per year20 days per year25 days per yearA one-time credit of 40 hours is provided to employees upon reachingfive years of employment.TRAVEL INSURANCEThe Agency provides up to 1,000,000 accidental death insurance for fulltime, non-temporary executive management employees while traveling onAgency business. 100 percent of the premium is currently paid by theAgency for employees.SUPPLEMENTAL YEAR-END SERVICE BENEFITFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees shall beentitled to a ham or turkey on or about the middle of November ormiddle of December each year.The General Manager is authorized to grant service award administrativeleave to full-time, non-temporary executive management employees of theAgency that have completed service time through December 31 eachcalendar year, as follows: 10-19 years of Agency service 1 day of administrative leave per year 20-29 years of Agency service 2 days of administrative leave per year 30 years of Agency service 3 days of administrative leave per yearService award administrative leave will be available to eligible employees onJanuary 1 of the subsequent calendar year unless the General Manager orhis/her designee has advised Human Resources otherwise.ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVEThe General Manager may grant full-time, non-temporary executivemanagement employees a limited amount of administrative leave.PAID HOLIDAYS 12 days per yearThe Agency observes nine designated holidays and provides threefloating holidays annually for full-time, non-temporary executivemanagement employees to use at their discretion and subject to businessconditions and supervisor approval. The floating holiday allotment maybe less in the first year of employment depending on the date of hire.VEHICLE ALLOWANCEFull-time, non-temporary executive management employees of theAgency receive a vehicle allowance pursuant to the rate structure andannual adjustment methodology used by the County of Kern.RETIREMENTThe retirement benefit is administered through the Kern CountyEmployees' Retirement Association (KCERA). Full-time, non-temporaryexecutive management employees hired prior to January 1, 2010participate in the “3 percent at 60” retirement plan (Tier I); employeeshired on or after January 1, 2010 participate in the “1.62 percent at 65”retirement plan (Tier II). Employees in either plan, if hired after August22, 2004, pay 100 percent of the employee contribution for the durationof their employment with the Agency. The employee contribution ratefor Tier I participants hired after August 22, 2004 is based on age atentry into the retirement system, and currently ranges betweenapproximately 6.32 and 11.54 percent of gross base salary. The employeecontribution rate for Tier II participants hired before January 1, 2013 isbased on age at entry into the retirement system, and currently rangesbetween approximately 4.55 and 9.09 percent of gross base salary. Theemployee contribution rate for Tier II participants hired on or afterJanuary 1, 2013 is a flat rate and is currently approximately 6.41 percentof gross base salary.SICK LEAVE PAYOUT AT RETIREMENTUpon retirement or death, full-time, non-temporary executivemanagement employees will be paid 50 percent for unused sick leaveafter 10 years of continuous service with the Agency; 75 percent ofunused sick leave after 20 years of continuous service and 100 percentof unused sick leave after 25 years of continuous service.
Kern County Water AgencyEmployment ApplicationPlease print or type. Complete all questions and sign last page.“See Resume” is not a sufficient response to any question.Last NameFirstMiddleDate of ApplicationMailing AddressEmail AddressCity, State, Zip CodePhone NumberPosition DesiredDate Available to Start WorkType of Employment Desiredq Full-Time q Part-Time q Temporary Full-Time q Temporary Part-Time q Shift Work Full-Time q Shift Work Part-TimeHave you read the attached job description?q Yes q NoDo you have the physical and mental ability to perform the tasks on the attached job description, with orwithout accommodation?If accommodation is necessary, please describe below:q Yes q NoAre you over 18?If hired, can you show proof of age?If under 18, can you, after employment, submit a work permit?Can you, after employment, submit verification of your legal right to work in the U.S.?This position may require you to occasionally travel away from home, possibly out of state, for periodsof up to one week at a time for training or business. Will you be able to meet this travel requirement?q Yesq Yesq Yesq Yesq Yesq Noq Noq Noq Noq NoThis position may require you to work overtime. Will you be able to meet this requirement?q Yes q NoThis position may require you to drive a vehicle, sometimes in less than ideal driving conditions suchas rain, fog, etc. Will you be able to meet this requirement?q Yes q NoDo you have a valid California Driver’s License?q Yes q NoNumber & Classification:Do you have any relatives or friends currently employed at the Kern County Water Agency?If yes, name of employee(s):Friend(s) or Relative(s)?q Yes q No
Page 2Kern County Water Agency - Employment Applicationq Yes q NoHave you ever interviewed for a job with the Kern County Water Agency?If yes, when?For what position(s)?q Yes q NoHave you ever participated in pre-employment testing at the Kern County Water Agency?If yes, when?Position(s):Have you ever been employed by the Kern County Water Agency?If yes, when?q Yes q NoPosition(s):Why are you interested in working at the Kern County Water Agency?EDUCATIONLevel of EducationName and Location of SchoolDiploma or Degree(Credits Earned if No Degree)AttendanceDatesFromMo/YrToMajor orArea(s) of StudyMo/YrHigh SchoolBusiness, Trade orTechnical School or TrainingCollegeGraduate SchoolOtherScholastic AchievementsSKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONSSummarize your specific skills and qualifications acquired from employment or other experiences that are related to the position for whichyou are applying (e.g., computer skills, software applications and foreign languages):
Page 3Kern County Water Agency - Employment ApplicationEMPLOYMENT HISTORYPlease provide a COMPLETE employment history, beginning with your current or most recent employment. List ALL employers,assignments, or volunteer activities, including military employment. You must complete the application in its entirety. You may include aresume as a supplement but not as a replacement for completing the employment application.Present/Most Recent EmployerPhoneDates EmployedFromMo/YrToMo/YrSummarize the nature of the workperformed and job responsibilities.AddressJob TitleImmediate Supervisor and TitleEmail AddressType of Employmentq Full-Time q Part-Time qShift WorkReason for leaving or why you are considering leaving?q TemporaryMay we contact your present/most recent employerprior to employment?YesNoqPrevious EmployerPhoneDates EmployedFromMo/YrToMo/YrqSummarize the nature of the workperformed and job responsibilities.AddressJob TitleImmediate Supervisor and TitleEmail AddressType of Employmentq Full-Time q Part-Time qShift WorkqTemporaryReason for leaving?May we contact your past employer prior toemployment?YesqNext Previous EmployerPhoneDates EmployedFromMo/YrToMo/Yrq NoSummarize the nature of the workperformed and job responsibilities.AddressJob TitleImmediate Supervisor and TitleEmail AddressType of Employmentq Full-Time q Part-Time qReason for leaving?Shift WorkTemporaryMay we contact your past employer prior toemployment?Yesqq No
Page 4Kern County Water Agency - Employment ApplicationEMPLOYMENT HISTORY CONTINUEDNext Previous EmployerPhoneDates EmployedFromMo/YrToMo/YrSummarize the nature of the workperformed and job responsibilities.AddressJob TitleImmediate Supervisor and TitleEmail AddressType of Employmentq Full-Time q Part-Time qShift WorkqTemporaryReason for leaving?May we contact your past employer prior toemployment?YesqNext Previous EmployerPhoneDates EmployedFromMo/YrToMo/Yrq NoSummarize the nature of the workperformed and job responsibilities.AddressJob TitleImmediate Supervisor and TitleEmail AddressType of Employmentq Full-Time q Part-Time qShift WorkqTemporaryReason for leaving?May we contact your past employer prior toemployment?YesqNext Previous EmployerPhoneDates EmployedFromMo/YrToMo/Yrq NoSummarize the nature of the workperformed and job responsibilities.AddressJob TitleImmediate Supervisor and TitleType of EmploymentFull-Timeqq Part-TimeReason for leaving?Email AddressShift WorkqTemporaryMay we contact your past employer prior toemployment?YesqComments on employment history:q No
Page 5Kern County Water Agency - Employment ApplicationPROFESSIONAL LICENSES AND CERTIFICATESList and attach copies of any professional license(s) and/or certificate(s) that are related to the position for which you are applying, andlist state(s) in which licensed:MEMBERSHIPSList professional, trade, business or civic associations that you consider relevant to the position for which you are applying. Excludememberships which would reveal sex, race, religion, national origin, age, color, disability or any other category protected by law.Offices HeldOrganizationSPECIAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS, PUBLICATIONS AND AWARDSExclude information that would reveal race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status,veteran status, pregnancy, age, medical condition or disability or any other category protected by law.PROFESSIONAL REFERENCESNamePhoneEmailYearsKnownIn what capacity did or does this personobserve you and/or your work?
Page 6Kern County Water Agency - Employment ApplicationThe Kern County Water Agency (Agency) is an equal opportunity employer and selects the best matched individual for the jobbased upon job-related qualifications, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, disability or any other status protected by federal, stateor local law.A. I understand and agree that in considering my application for employment, and at any time during employment (if employed), the following conditions shall apply:B.1.Any material misrepresentation or deliberate omission of a fact in my application may be justification for refusal ofemployment, or if employed, termination from employment.2.The Agency may make a thorough investigation of all data given in my application for employment, related papers,or oral interviews, and that all refe
There is a strong education system in Bakersfield, which includes 37 private schools and 50 public elementary, middle and high schools. Twelve high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools rankings. California State University, Bakersfield and Bakersfield College both offer