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The Smog Check Referee Program is currently recruiting for an open Referee position at Los Angeles Pierce College in Woodland Hills, CA.

Referees work with the public, perform inspection and testing of vehicles for smog certification, and help train community college students for careers in the smog check field.

Join a team of committed professionals working across 31 community college campuses to reduce air pollution for all Californians. This is an opportunity for individuals with problem-solving and initiative to help demystify the smog check process for consumers.


  • BAR EO & EI Licenses, ASE A6, A8, and L1 certifications (alternatives not acceptable)
  • At least three years of experience performing vehicle inspections, diagnostics, and repairs
  • Ability to drive between multiple smog inspection sites


  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits package, including 11 paid holidays, medical, dental, and vision insurance, and defined benefit retirement plan (CalPERS).

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For immediate confidential consideration, please submit a letter of interest and resume to Please include in the subject line: "Los Angeles Pierce College BAR Site Referee."

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About the Smog Check Referee program

Referee centers are state contracted emissions test facilities that provide a wide array of resources for California motorists, including specialized services other smog stations are not authorized to perform. The Foundation for California Community Colleges is contracted by the Bureau of Automotive Repair to manage the Smog Check Referee program.
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