Kern CountyBakersfield 93305
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Fiscal Support Technician

Kern County
Full Time 610 E 18th St, Bakersfield, CA 93305, United States


Amended: 7/17/2023


  • Written Exam: April 13, 2023
Examinations: WRITTEN EXAM (100%): 

May include knowledge of applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations; cash handling techniques; processes and procedures in assigned area of responsibility; such as general accounting, payroll, collections, medical/dental billing; property tax assessment; bookkeeping principles; standard office equipment and procedures; data entry techniques; customer service principles; filing techniques.

Applicants must attain at least a 70% score on each phase of the examination process.

This position works in various departments throughout Kern County.

Minimum Qualifications/Employment Standards:
High School Diploma, or G.E.D. AND One year of fiscal support, bookkeeping, accounting support, cash-handling, or experience related to the area of assignment.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) applicants are encouraged to apply. Applicants must submit a bilingual (English/Spanish) certificate before the final filing deadline. Applicants who wish to be considered for bilingual employment must submit a bilingual certificate issued by the Kern County Human Resources Division or its authorized agent, Bakersfield College. 

Information about where to obtain a qualifying bilingual certificate . 

Employees who occupy positions designated as bilingual are paid dependent upon the required level of proficiency. 

Please ensure applicable materials are attached to your application. If you are unable to attach application materials to your application, you may deliver a copy to the Human Resources Division at 1115 Truxtun Ave. First Floor, Bakersfield, CA 93301 or email


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