Job Seeker Resources

Welcome to Stanislaus County’s Job Search Toolkit! Here you will find tips, helpful information, guides, and exam preparation tools to make your job search a breeze.

Career Ladders

We understand that it may be a challenge to understand where the job (or class) you are considering applying for might lead you. We have developed career ladders to help you navigate the classification system for some of our most highly sought-after positions as you plan your next career move to make a difference in the community we serve.

Recruitment Guides

Test Study Guides

Basic Arithmetic – Basic arithmetic questions test your knowledge of, and ability to interpret and solve problems of a mathematical nature, using operations such as additions, subtraction, multiplication and division. These guides also contain a glossary of mathematical terms. Keep in mind that actual problems will vary from one test to another.

Clerical Processes – This guide is designed to familiarize you with and assist you in preparing for testing containing multiple-choice entry-level clerical questions. Answer and explanations for the questions are included in each guide.

Reading Comprehension – Reading comprehension questions test your ability to read and interpret written material. Actual questions will vary from one test to another. The guides below provide examples of the types of comprehension questions most common to County employment tests. Answer and explanations for the questions are included in each guide.

Written Expression – Written expression questions test your knowledge of, and ability to ercognize errors in, structural and grammatical elements of standard written English. Questions will vary from one test to another.

Helpful Information