Pharmacist I

County of Contra Costa, California Martinez, CA
The Position

Bargaining Unit: Local 856 - Health Services Unit

The Contra Costa County Health Services Department is recruiting individuals interested in the field of pharmacy services for the position of Pharmacist I.

Under supervision, Pharmacists I perform professional pharmaceutical work in the compounding and dispensing of prescriptions and drugs at pharmacies located County-wide throughout the Health Services Department and keeps records of drugs, poisons, and narcotics as required by Federal and State law.

Minimum Qualifications

License Required: Possession of a Valid License to practice Pharmacy in California.

Special Requirement: Completion of training or experience either concurrent with or subsequent to formal education leading to licensure which would have provided knowledge of unit dose and IV additive concepts.

Other Requirements: A background investigation/fingerprint and/or physical exam may be required prior to the start of employment.

A completed Supplemental Questionnaire is required

Selection Process

1. Application Filing: All applicants, including County employees, are to apply on-line at Contra Costa County Department of Human Resources, and submit the required information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date listed above. All applicants must clearly demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications provided on the job announcement. Resumes may not be substituted for the official County application. Paper, faxed, or late applications WILL NOT be accepted. To view the typical tasks, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with this position, please visit our website to see the detailed job description.

2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.

3. Examination: The examination will consist of an evaluation of each candidate's relevant education, training and/or experience as presented on the application and supplemental questionnaire. Candidates must receive a rating of at least 70% from a majority of the Board members to be ranked on the employment list. (Weighted 100%)

The Human Resources Department may change the examination steps noted above in accordance with the Personnel Management Regulations and accepted selection practices.



It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

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