Los Angeles County

With a population of more than 10 million people and 88 cities, Los Angeles County has more residents than any county in the nation. 

The County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors who are elected on a non-partisan basis and serve four-year terms. As the governing body, the Board of Supervisors serves as both the executive and legislative authority of the largest and most complex county government in the United States. Three elected officials (Assessor, District Attorney, and Sheriff) also serve the needs of the County’s residents. The County employs nearly 112,000 full-time personnel to serve its diverse population. 

Selected by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers of 2018 and 2019, the County has an annual budget in excess of $30 billion with 35 major administrative units or departments serving the needs of the County’s residents.

 

   

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 12, 2021
Full Time
FILING PERIOD: June 15, 2021 @ 8:00 a.m. (PT) UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE EXAM NUMBER: Y9013P TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 26 health centers and four hospitals - and expanded network of community partner clinics - DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.2 billion. For additional information regarding DHS please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov . Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing. MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. DEFINITION: Provides professional clinical social work services to patients and families presenting difficult medical and related psychosocial problems in hospitals, clinics, and community ambulatory health care settings to assist them in resolving their social problems and in making effective use of the healthcare system. Essential Job Functions Conducts interviews, assessments, and evaluations ofpatients and family members to identify social, emotional, and economic factors which may interfere with obtaining maximum benefits from medical care. Selects, makes referrals to, coordinates, and utilizes community resources/agencies, other professional disciplines, and County departments to provide services in accordance with the patient treatment plan. Writes medical/social case summaries and reports documenting the social/emotional assessments and diagnosis made and the treatment rendered in accordance with utilization review standards issued by healthcare regulatory agencies. Develops and implements a social work treatment plan to be offered to patients and family members based upon an analysis of the patient's psychosocial factors and medical illness. Participates in multi-disciplinary health team conferences to formulate the overall patient care plans by interpreting to the team the psychosocial aspects of the patient's illness. Participates in multi-disciplinary orientation sessions and in-service training for other disciplines through lectures and group discussions to heighten awareness and increase understanding of the psychosocial problems associated with a particular illness. Attends in-service training programs, continuing professional education, seminars and workshops to maintain active licensure status as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in accordance with California state licensure requirements and to continue professional development in social work practice, mental health theory, and in the effective delivery of healthcare services. Participates on multi-disciplinary and clinical social work committees, including quality control groups, and may participate in research projects. Provides psychosocial therapy using a variety of treatment methods, such as individual, family or group therapy sessions. Serves as a social work team coordinator with responsibility for case management and consultation with other team members. Collects workload data for budgeting purposes and for review by healthcare regulatory agencies. Requirements REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I - A Master's Degree* in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education including supervised clinical social work field work experience. - OR - OPTION II - A Master's Degree* in Social Work from a graduate school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and one year of experience in medical, psychiatric, family, or child welfare social work involving problems of medical, mental, or emotional adjustment. LICENSE: A valid, current license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences or registration in good standing as an Associate Clinical Social Worker with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences** within six (6) months of employment . Associate Clinical Social Workers must remain in good standing with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for the duration of the waivers permitted by law. The waiver allows up to six (6) years if employed less than full-time to obtain your license. A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION; *Applicants who will successfully complete their Master's Degree program in Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education within six (6) months of filing may compete in this examination. However, their names will be withheld from the certification list. Applicants MUST submit a copy of their recommendation letter from the Program Director confirming good standing and anticipated successful completion date, at the time of filing or email the analyst within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. The recommendation letter must be on a legible letterhead from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization. In the event candidates do not successfully complete their Master's Degree program, their names will be removed from the certification list. A copy of the Master's Degree must be submitted before final appointment. **Applicants who have not obtained a license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker must obtain registration in good standing as an Associated Clinical Social Worker with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences within six (6) months of employment, failure to provide this documentation within the required time period will result in immediate termination. **Applicants who possess a California Licensed Clinical Social Worker license must attach a copy of their license to the application at the time of filing or email the copy of license to the analyst within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of filing your application online. **The required license MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license will NOT be accepted. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT This examination will consist of an interview covering experience, knowledge and skills and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination to be added to the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. VACANCY INFORMATION The eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any SPECIAL INFORMATION Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. You may be required to verify your email address before the application can be submitted by entering a six-digit code sent to your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. For the foreseeable future, all notices including invitation letters, result letters and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add msnkhchyan@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. Please note, if you opt out of receiving emails, you can visit governmentjobs.com, log into your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent, for your records. Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you may email the documents to the exam analyst, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information. For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. DEPARTMENT CONTACT Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst (323) 914-5063 msnkhchyan@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Exam Number: R2547J-R Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Job Opportunity When to Submit Application: June 11, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. to June 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Qualifications: Do you possess three (3) years of experience installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting and repairing client computing devices or software in a centralized* Information Technology (IT) organization? If yes, then great! This may be the job for you. Please submit an application and read below for our assessment process and additional information about this exciting opportunity with the County of Los Angeles . Why work for us? With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, over 112,000 employees in more than 36 departments provide vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more. We are dedicated professionals committed to preserving the dignity and integrity of the workplace as well as protecting the rights of each employee. With more than 36 diverse departments and over 2,300 different job descriptions, the County offers a lifetime of opportunities and careers! We offer one of the strongest public-sector benefits packages in the nation. Join us and discover a rich selection of health care options, robust retirement plans, and the flexibility to work, relax, and rejuvenate in order to reach your fullest personal and professional potential. Check Out Our Outstanding Benefits! Click here to see a list of employee benefits. Essential Job Functions Troubleshoots, diagnoses, resolves, and documents difficult hardware, software, and network connectivity problems, and refers only the most complex problems to other IT technical staff or vendors for resolution. Acts as lead to lower level technical staff. Installs, configures, and maintains specialized business, engineering and operations support software to meet customer needs and computing requirements. Analyzes and optimizes hardware and software performance through adjustments and upgrades as required. Coordinates the resolution of major hardware and software incidents with appropriate customers, vendors and other technical staff. Analyzes trends in reported problem calls and implements improvements. Develops installation and operational procedures, office automation solutions and quality assurance standards. Develops and conducts formal and informal end user technical orientation and training involving new hardware capabilities. Defines and recommends appropriate hardware and software configurations and standards to meet customer needs, and prepares specifications for purchase of software and other peripheral devices. Configures software distribution tools. Coordinates large computer installation projects. Coordinates equipment delivery, software licensing compliance, and inventory/asset control. Monitors compliance with departmental security guidelines. Requirements Selection Requirements: Three (3) years of experience installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing client computing devices or software in a centralized* IT organization. License: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Physical Class: 3 - Moderate. This class requires standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting of objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10 - 25 pounds. Special Requirements Information: * Centralized IT organization is defined as a unit or department that provides comprehensive IT services such as analysis, design, acquisition, development, implementation, maintenance, and/or support of information systems, under the direction or guidance of the organization's Chief IT official. Additional Information Our Assessment Process: Once we determine that you meet the requirements, we will invite you to participate in the following two (2) multiple choice tests: Part 1: A multiple choice test weighted 60% measuring achievement, adapting to change, analyzing information, coping with uncertainty, deductive reasoning, generating new ideas, learning quickly, professional potential, responsibility, using time efficiently, willingness to learn, working to high quality standards, and working relationships. Applicants must receive a passing score of 70% or higher on Part 1 in order to proceed to Part 2 of the examination. Part 2: A multiple choice test weighted 40% measuring knowledge of networking, peripheral components, operating systems, troubleshooting, and providing technical support. THE MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVILSERVICE RULE 7.19 . Applicants must meet the requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each part of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. For additional exam information, click here . Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI): The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Fair Chance Initiative: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed . Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accomodation: If you have a disability and need assistance to apply to this job, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov and completing the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form . The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. If you have additional questions regarding this job bulletin, please contact us at the following information: ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: 213-738-2084 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Annie Wong Department Contact Email : awong@hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
EXAM TITLE - PODIATRIST EXAM NUMBER - Y5751B EXAM TYPE - OPEN COMPETITIVE FILING DATE - JUNE 11, 2021 at 8:00 A.M., P.T. Until the needs of services are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion dollars. Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing. MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. DEFINITION: Provides professional medical and surgical podiatric services to patients with conditions affecting the foot, ankle, and related structures. Essential Job Functions Diagnoses, treats, or prescribes treatment of the foot, ankle, and other related structures using medical histories, physical examinations, x-rays, and laboratory test results. Performs foot, ankle, and related structure surgeries within the scope of practice. Maintains varied hours on rotation schedule with other podiatrists to ensure that a podiatrist is always on-call during non-business hours. Consults with inter-professional team on the care of patients. Prescribes medications, corrective devices, physical therapy, or surgery; sets fractures. Administers medications and local anesthetics. Records all diagnoses, treatments, and prescriptions. Refers patients to other physicians or specialists for consultation in an inter-professional manner. Advises patients about treatments and foot care techniques to prevent future problems. Conducts training or assists in the training of residents. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine conferred by a podiatric medical school accredited by the Council of Podiatric Medical Education and approved by the Medical Board of California's Board of Podiatric Medicine -AND- Successful completion of at least three (3) years of a post-graduate podiatric medicine and surgery residency approved by the Council of Podiatric Medical Education. LICENSE: *A current and valid California State license to practice the full scope of podiatric medicine as issued by the California State Board of Podiatric Medicine of the California Medical Board. A valid California State Class C Driver's License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry-out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS III - Moderate : Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION Please attached copies of your Degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, certification of completion of at least three (3) years of post-graduate podiatric medicine and surgery residency, and a license to practice podiatric medicine issued by California Medical Board to your application at the time of filing online or email to exam analyst at hduong@dhs.lacounty.gov. within 15 calendar days from the date of filing. Applications submitted without the required degree, certification of completion post-graduate training and podiatric license will be considered incomplete until such information is provided. The original degree, certification and license must be presented during the selection process and prior to appointment. *The required license, certificate, and/or permit MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license will NOT be accepted. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS A certification of completion Fellowship in Podiatry and Surgery accredited by Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME). In order to receive credit for Completion of Fellowship, candidate requires to submit copy of Completion of Fellowship with their online application or email to exam analyst within 15 calendar days. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT This examination will consist of an evaluation of training, desirable qualifications and experience based on application information, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination to be added to the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. VACANCY INFORMATION The eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies at the Olive View/UCLA Medical Center and to fill other areas of the Department of Health Services as the vacancies occur. SPECIAL INFORMATION Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed . If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must e-mail the documents to the exam analyst, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title. The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order to not have to be disclosed. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. DEPARTMENT CONTACT Huong Duong, Exam Analyst 323-914-5032 hduong@dhs.lacounty.govE-mail ADA COORDINATOR PHONE (323) 869-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
FIRST DAY OF FILING: June 11, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., PT Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y5100S TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity (OC) NO Out of Class Experience will be Accepted DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion dollars. Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing. THE MISSION: Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners. DEFINITION: Provides prescribed care to patients in an inpatient care unit. Essential Job Functions Performs support tasks, including but not limited to taking inventory and replenishing ward supplies such as thermometers, gloves and needles, inspecting, folding, packaging and sterilizing dressings, and assisting in patient admission, transfer and discharge by listing and making distribution of clothing and valuables, and performs incidental clerical tasks. Performs a limited prescribed range of technical nursing tasks, such as collecting urine, stool and sputum specimens, monitoring the physical condition of patients and reporting changes to the charge nurse, measuring and recording patients' food and liquid intake and output, taking and recording vital signs, and recognizing manifest signs of anxiety, stress or indications of change in emotional state of behavior. Provides limited therapeutic services for patients as directed by a charge nurse or physician, such as turning and positioning patients to prevent pressure sores and to facilitate drainage, applying hot or cold compresses, applying bandages; giving baths, administering oxygen, giving bowel and bladder training. Contributes to patient comfort and well-being by rearranging bedding and changing linen, serving and removing meal trays and responding to requests for personal services, such as filling water containers, making mechanical adjustments of bed and providing assistance in changing position in bed, furnishing bedpans and urinals, and giving baths, shampoos and back rubs. Helps patients as may be required in all of the usual activities of daily living such as eating, brushing teeth, dressing and undressing, and eliminating. Encourages patients to resuming normal functioning at a pace in keeping with their capability Administers passive exercises to or helps patients to perform exercises and activities prescribed by a physician, licensed therapist, or registered nurse; assists patients in sitting up, getting out of bed, and ambulating Communicates with patients and members of their families and with members of the hospital staff in a manner conducive to achieving and maintaining a patient environment which is free of stress and emotional tension. Maintains a sanitary environment for patients by cleaning up minor spills, washing and cleaning bedpans, urinals and emesis basins, cleaning bathtubs and hydrotherapy tanks, cleaning up operating rooms after use, and washing as well as cleaning instruments/equipment such as catheters or tubings. Carries on prescribed structured interaction with patients which is designed to provide an environment in which behavioral modification may take place; observes and reports patient's response. Protects patients and staff by intervening in ward disturbances, calming agitated patients and restraining combative patients. As an incident to other duties described above, escorts patients to outside clinics, schools, recreational therapy, and other pertinent approved off-site locations. Assists physicians in performing medical procedures positioning and draping of patients such as but not limited to restraining patients during procedure and passing instrument/supplies to the physician as requested. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE 1. Six months' experience as a Nursing Attendant in a ward or clinic -AND- 2. Certification as a Nursing Assistant by the California Department of Public Health.* - AND- 3. Certification issued by the American Heart Association's Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) Program.** PHYSICAL CLASS: IV - Arduous: Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Please ensure the License and Certification Section of the required license(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, date(s) of expiration and the name(s) of the issuing agency for the required licensed as specified in the Selection Requirements. The required certification MUST be current/active and unrestricted ; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. **Applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of the required license/BLS certification to their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the application filing date. Applications submitted without the required evidence of BLS certification will be rejected. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Additional points will be awarded for work experience gained after receiving c ertification as a Nursing Assistant by the California Department of Public Health. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based on application information weighted 100%. Additional points will be given for desirable qualifications. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in the examination to be placed on the eligible register. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the jail facilities throughout the Department of Health Services - Correctional Health and the Department of Health Services as they occur. SPECIAL INFORMATION: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any Appointees may be required to work any shift and at any correctional facility, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Some appointees will be in direct contact with inmate patients in a jail environment to provide professional nursing care and services to inmate patients. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-7111 TELETYPE PHONE: (800) 899-4099 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Christina Ramirez, Exam Analyst (323) 914-5061 Cramirez4@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Exam Number: R2545H-R Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Job Opportunity When to Submit Your Application: June 11, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. through June 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Qualifications: Do you possess o ne (1) year of experience installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting and repairing client computing devices or software, in a centralized* Information Technology (IT) organization? If yes, then great! This may be the job for you. Please submit an application and read below for our assessment process and additional information about this exciting opportunity with the County of Los Angeles. Why work for us? With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, over 112,000 employees in more than 36 departments provide vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more. We are dedicated professionals committed to preserving the dignity and integrity of the workplace as well as protecting the rights of each employee. With more than 36 diverse departments and over 2,300 different job descriptions, the County offers a lifetime of opportunities and careers! We offer one of the strongest public-sector benefits packages in the nation. Join us and discover a rich selection of health care options, robust retirement plans, and the flexibility to work, relax, and rejuvenate in order to reach your fullest personal and professional potential. Check Out Our Outstanding Benefits! Click here to see a list of employee benefits. Essential Job Functions Installs, configures, maintains, and tests computer hardware, software, and peripheral equipment following established procedures. Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and resolves routine hardware, software, and network connectivity problems. Identifies trends in the reported problem calls and recommends improvements. Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding user support needs or improving customer satisfaction. Prepares routine user or support staff instructions and procedures; conducts formal and informal end user and support staff technical training. Participates in hardware and software installation and upgrade projects. Assists in defining and recommending appropriate hardware and software configurations and standards to meet customer needs and develops specifications to purchase new hardware, software and other peripheral devices based upon established departmental standards. Configures basic software distribution tools. Requirements Minimum Requirements: One (1) year of experience installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing client computing devices or software, in a centralized* IT organization. License: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Physical Class: 3 - Moderate. This class requires standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting of objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10 - 25 pounds. Special Requirements Information: * Centralized IT organization is defined as a unit or department that provides comprehensive IT services such as analysis, design, acquisition, development, implementation, maintenance, and/or support of information systems, under the direction or guidance of the organization's Chief IT official. Additional Information Our Assessment Process: Once we determined that you meet the requirements, we will invite you to participate in two (2) multiple choice tests weighted 100% measuring navigation, service orientation, issue resolution, accurate typing, learning potential, achievement, attentiveness, knowledge of networking, peripheral components, operating systems, troubleshooting, and providing technical support. THE MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVILSERVICE RULE 7.19. Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and achieve a combined passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. For additional exam information, click here . Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI): The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Fair Chance Initiative: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed . Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accomodation: If you have a disability and need assistance to apply to this job, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov and completing the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form . The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. If you have additional questions regarding this job bulletin, please contact us at the following information: ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: 213-738-2084 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Annie Wong Department Contact Email : awong@hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 11, 2021
Full Time
Exam Number: R2546H-R Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Job Opportunity When to Submit Your Application: June 11, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. to June 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) Qualifications: Do you possess two (2) years of experience installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing client computing devices or software, in a centralized* Information Technology (IT) organization? If yes, then great! This may be the job for you. Please submit an application and read below for our assessment process and additional information about this exciting opportunity with the County of Los Angeles. Why work for us? With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, over 112,000 employees in more than 36 Departments provide vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more. We are dedicated professionals committed to preserving the dignity and integrity of the workplace as well as protecting the rights of each employee. With more than 36 diverse departments and over 2,300 different job descriptions, the County offers a lifetime of opportunities and careers! We offer one of the strongest public-sector benefits packages in the nation. Join us and discover a rich selection of health care options, robust retirement plans, and the flexibility to work, relax, and rejuvenate in order to reach your fullest personal and professional potential. Check Out Our Outstanding Benefits! Click here to see a list of employee benefits. Essential Job Functions Installs, configures, maintains, and tests computer hardware, software, and peripheral equipment. Acts as a technical resource to end users and other information technology staff and troubleshoots, diagnoses, and resolves moderately complex hardware, software, and network connectivity problems, including problems not covered by established procedures. Identifies trends in the reported problem calls and implements improvements. Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding user support needs or improving customer satisfaction. Reviews, tests, and finalizes user instructions and procedures; conducts formal and informal end user training and develops technical orientation and training materials as necessary. Leads small hardware and software installation and upgrade projects; participates in large and/or complex projects with general direction. Assists in defining and recommending appropriate hardware and software configurations and standards to meet customer needs, and develops specifications to purchase new hardware, software, and other peripheral devices based upon established departmental standards. Configures software distribution tools. Requirements Selection Requirements: Two (2) years of experience installing, configuring, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing client computing devices or software, in a centralized* IT organization. License: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Physical Class: 3 - Moderate. This class requires standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting of objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10 - 25 pounds. Special Requirements Information: * Centralized IT organization is defined as a unit or department that provides comprehensive IT services such as analysis, design, acquisition, development, implementation, maintenance, and/or support of information systems, under the direction or guidance of the organization's Chief IT official. Additional Information Our Assessment Process: Once we determined that you meet the requirements, we will invite you to participate in two (2) multiple choice tests weighted 100% measuring navigation, service orientation, issue resolution, accurate typing, learning potential, achievement, attentiveness, knowledge of networking, peripheral components, operating systems, troubleshooting, and providing technical support. THE MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVILSERVICE RULE 7.19. Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a combined passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. For additional exam information, click here . Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI): The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Fair Chance Initiative: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed . Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accomodation: If you have a disability and need assistance to apply to this job, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov and completing the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form . The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. If you have additional questions regarding this job bulletin, please contact us at the following information: ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: 213-738-2084 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Annie Wong Department Contact Email : awong@hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 10, 2021
Full Time
With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, over 112,000 employees in more than 36 Departments provide vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more. Ready to join the County team? We are accepting applications starting Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. (PT) to June 30, 2021 5:00pm (PT). Apply to this job posting and join our ever-growing diverse workforce. For information about this job, please visit the following link: We seek individuals that: are highly dedicated and committed to their work and interact and work well in a team environment. exhibit proactive and positive attitude and have strong interpersonal relations. have outstanding work ethic and are able to achieve results consistent with interpersonal goals and objectives. are driven and goal-oriented with a strong desire to succeed. Essential Job Functions Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, ordinances, court decisions, criminal pleadings, police reports, legal documents and articles for use in preparing legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, contracts, deeds, opinions, etc., for review, approval, and use of an attorney. Drafts motions, memoranda of points and authorities, interrogatories and answers, complaints and answers, cross claims, affidavits and declarations. Reviews legal documents and forms for completeness and conformance to specific requirements set forth in applicable legal codes. Reviews and processes requests for criminal records background information in order to determine the existence or nonexistence of prior convictions; obtains criminal record information and related documents and screens for legal sufficiency. Gathers and documents factual information by interviewing clients and performs routine legal research to assist an attorney in determining appropriate legal action. Performs preliminary analysis of legislative bills and researches legislative histories. Summarizes, organizes, and indexes prior opinions, testimony, depositions, and documentary material from interrogatories. Organizes and indexes trial documents, prepares exhibits and assist attorneys at trial by keeping track of exhibits, testimony and documents. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Option 1: Certificate* of completion of a paralegal training program approved by the American Bar Association or by the California Department of Education or by an equivalent accrediting agency from another state. Option 2: Graduation from law school. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Continuing Education Every two years, all paralegals shall be required to certify completion of four hours of mandatory continuing legal education in legal ethics and four hours of mandatory continuing legal education in either general law or in a specialized area of laws. All continuing legal education courses shall meet the requirements of California Business and Professions Code Section 6070. Certification of these continuing education requirements shall be made with the paralegal's supervising attorney. The paralegal shall be responsible for keeping a record of the paralegal's certification. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *In order to receive credit for your paralegal certificate for Option 1 -OR- diploma for Option 2, you must include a legible copy of the certificate or diploma with your application at the time of filing or within seven (7) calendar days from application submission. Required documents may be emailed to jwilliam@hr.lacounty.gov . WITHHOLD INFORMATION: Please note that applicants who will meet the requirements by June 30, 2021 may also apply, but will be withheld from certification until the requirements are met and proof of degree or certificates have been submitted. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL EXPECTATIONS: The job requires light physical effort which may include considerable walking, occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit and some bending, stooping or squatting. Additional Information Our Assessment Process : Once we verify that you meet the minimum requirements, we will invite you to take an online assessment of the proficiencies required for this job. The examination will consist of a multiple choice test weighted 100% measuring: Customer Focus Learning Potential Responsibility Working with Information Numerical Calculation Verbal Ability All notification including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Pleas add jwilliam@hr.lacounty.gov, info@governmentjobs.com, talentcentral@shl.com, noreply@proctoru.com and donot-reply@amcatmail.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. You will need to score 70% or greater to pass. Applicants who have taken identical test questions recently for other exams will have their test responses automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test questions that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test responses may be transferred. Once you complete the online assessments, you are not able to review them per Civil Service Rule 7.19. Multiple choice test scores cannot be given over the phone. PRACTICE TEST RESOURCES: The Department of Human Resources (DHR) offers an interactive and free online test preparation system. We recommend that you visit this website at https://hr.lacounty.gov/Jobsearch-Toolkit . You can also access additional test preparation materials by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Vacancy Information: The eligible list resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout Los Angeles County as they occur. Available Shift: Any Application and Filing Information : HOW TO APPLY: We only accept applications online. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the June 30, 2021 5:00PM (PT) deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address . Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements to Qualify as listed on this bulletin. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Any additional documents, if any, must be received at the time of filing or within seven (7) calendar days from the last day of application filing. Note: If you are unable to attach documentation to your online application, you may email it to jwilliam@hr.lacounty.gov. Please ensure to reference your attachment by writing your full name, examination title, and examination number on the subject of your email. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements. Fill out your application completely including the required Supplemental Questions detailing experience relating to the Minimum Requirements. Important: Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to verification at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and Minimum requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified. Social Security Number: We need for you to use your own social security number during filing to ensure your application is processed accurately. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. No Sharing of User ID and Password: We want you to have your own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's account may erase an applicant's original application record. Have questions about anything? Please contact us using the following information: Do you have a computer and internet access? For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, you may borrow laptops and Wi-Fi hotspots from some public libraries throughout Los Angeles County to complete job applications.We will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the incident(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer! Have any questions about anything listed above? Contact us: Department Contact Name: Josie Williams Department Contact Phone: (213) 738 - 2051 Department Contact Email: jwilliam@hr.lacounty.gov If you have a disability and need assistance to apply to this job, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov and completing the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form (Download PDF reader) . The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. Exam Number: R9232D-R Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI) The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Fair Chance Initiative The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law. All positions are open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Closing Date/Time: 6/30/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 10, 2021
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER W4125P When to Submit Your Application: The application filing period will begin on June 10, 2021 at 7:00 a.m. (PT) and will close on July 1, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. (PT). Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Job Opportunity No withhold or out-of-class experience will be accepted. Check Out Our Outstanding Benefits! Click here to see a list of employee benefits. Who We Are The Internal Services Department (ISD) plays a major role in supporting all County of Los Angeles departments and commissions. With an annual budget of over $873M and 2,183 budgeted positions along with over 5,120 contracted workers of varying professions in facilities management, information technology, environmental, administrative, purchasing, and contracting, ISD is the County's trusted partner and provider of choice. The Opportunity We are pursuing a qualified candidate to fill a Facilities Project Manager I position specializing in electric vehicle charging station installations. Essential Job Functions Reviews project designs and coordinates with contractors and departments on design requirements. Oversees and maintains project construction schedules. Identifies potential problem areas in advance, takes corrective action or notifies competent authority as necessary. Coordinates and monitors construction inspections and makes periodic design or construction progress reviews and reports. Communicates with Department facility staff and contractors as needed during design and construction. Coordinates with Manager and budget assistant on project budget documents, payments and processes. Performs on-site inspections of facility conditions and provides recommendations on electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) deployment. Works with Clean Transportation team and client departments to provide advice on budget, timing and design. Develop and oversees implementation and budget plan as well as monitors work of County staff on EVSE replacement projects. Communicates with Contractors and EVSE network providers to ensure projects are fully commissioned and operational. Provides information on completed projects to managers and clients. Assists the Manager and other staff with other duties as needed. Requirements Requirements to Qualify Graduation from an accredited* college and four years' project management and implementation experience, one year of which must have been in the independent performance of the more difficult staff assignments involving the installation of electric vehicle charging stations. One additional year of the desired experience will be accepted for each year of college. Applicants who served in the military and were honorably discharged, you may qualify for Veteran's Credit. We will need a copy of your from DD214 to review, so please include that with your application. If you are unable to submit any of the required documents with your application, you may send the documents via email to DTse@isd.lacounty.gov . License A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Physical Class Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stopping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national, or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources, Publications such as American Universities and Colleges, and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or The Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). *APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF ALL REQUESTED, AND/OR REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION (i.e. DIPLOMA, TRANSCRIPTS, ETC.) WITH THEIR COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES JOB APPLICATION AT THE TIME OF FILING, OR WITHIN FIFTEEN (15) CALENDAR DAYS FROM THE DATE OF FILING YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION. Failure to provide the required documentation may result in application rejection. Desirable Qualifications Certification from an Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program (EVITP). Additional Information Our Assessment Process If you meet the requirements, we will invite you to a structured oral interview weighted at 100% covering training, experience, and general ability to perform the duties of the position. You must achieve a score of 70% or higher on the assessment in order to be placed on the Eligible List. How to Apply Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by 5:30 p.m. (PT), on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using the website https://www.governmentjobs.com/career/lacounty . You may be required to verify your email address before the application can be submitted by entering a six-digit code sent to your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add DTse@isd.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. Please make sure you put in the time and effort when filling out your application and supplemental questions completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements to Qualify as listed on this bulletin. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to verification at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment . Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified. Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information. For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. Fair Chance Initiative The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Have questions about anything listed above? Contact us: Exam Number: W4125P Department Contact Name: Debra Tse Department Contact Phone: (323) 881-3671 Department Contact Email: DTse@isd.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 267-2432 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 [Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 ] Closing Date/Time: 7/1/2021 5:30 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 09, 2021
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER Y7745W First Filing Date December 11, 2020 at 8:00 A.M., (PT) Applications will be accepted until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without notice. OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY ABOUT THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 27 health centers and four hospitals - and expanded network of community partner clinics - DHS annually provides direct care for over 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.2 billion. For additional information regarding DHS please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov . Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing. MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. DEFINITION: Performs journey-level refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, and ventilation tasks in accordance with standard trade practices. Essential Job Functions Installs refrigeration components such as compressors, evaporators, condensers, motors, blowers and pumps. Installs and connects piping and tubing for refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Installs, calibrates and repairs refrigeration and air conditioning system instruments and electrical and pneumatic controls. Diagnoses operating malfunctions and repairs refrigeration and air conditioning systems. Tests, charges, repairs and adjusts hermetic type refrigeration units and ice machines. Tests and chemically treats water used in heating and cooling systems. Overhauls compressors, burners, gas valves, pumps, fans and other heating, ventilating or cooling system components. Adjusts and balances air distribution systems. Checks installations for conformance with legal requirements and safety codes. As needed, participate in the installation, maintenance and repair of steam and hot water heating and related equipment. Maintains tools and equipment. As needed, supervise apprentices and helpers. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Option I: Completion of a heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC) mechanic apprenticeship program. O ption II: Six years of experience in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of commercial and domestic heating, ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning systems involving modulating and safety controls, thermostats, humidifiers and duct stats, one year of which must have been at the journey-level* and have included the installation and repair of central multi-zone forced air or water heating and/or cooling systems. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License is required in order to carry out job-related essential functions. A California Class A or B Driver License may be required. License Information: A valid California Class "C" Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked. An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved Universal Technician Certificate in compliance with Federal license requirements as provided in Chapter V, Section 608.** *Chapter V, Sections 608 - EPA regulations ( 40 CFR Part 82, Subpart F ) under Section 608 of the Clean Air Act require that technicians who maintain, service, repair, or dispose of equipment that could release refrigerants into the atmosphere must be certified. Technicians are required to pass an EPA-approved test to earn Section 608 Technician Certification. The tests are specific to the type of equipment the technician seeks to work on. Tests must be administered by an EPA-approved certifying organization. Section 608 Technician Certification credentials do not expire. PHYSICAL CLASS III - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * Journey-level experience is defined as a full performance level which is assigned the full-range and diversity of work. **Please make sure to complete the Certificate/License Section of your application. In addition, you MUST attach a legible photocopy of the required certificate(s) indicating completion, to your application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online. Out-of-Class experience will not be accepted. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: VISION: Normal color perception. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an oral interview which will assess the applicants job preparation, knowledge and skills, problem solving, interpersonal effectiveness and oral communication, weighted at 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the Eligible Register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. SPECIAL INFORMATION: AVAILABLE SHIFT : Appointees may be required to work any shift , including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE : The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed . VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION : Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. For the foreseeable future, all notices including invitation letters, result letters and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add AMunoz4@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. Please note, if you opt out of receiving emails, you can visit governmentjobs.com, log into your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent, for your records. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for related education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected . IMPORTANT NOTES: All information and documents provided by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and/or Minimum/Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Résumé" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. NOTE : If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you may email the documents to the exam analyst, Andrew Munoz at AMunoz4@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include your name the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Andrew Munoz, Exam Analyst (323) 914-5220 AMunoz4@dhs.lacounty .gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE : (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE : (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 09, 2021
Temporary
MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTER (Official Title: Mental Health Advocate) TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity JOB TYPE Temporary EXAM NUMBER B8111K APPLICATION FILING DATE JUNE 9, 2021, AT 8:00 AM This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Department of Mental Health is recruiting individuals to serve as Mental Health Promoters to aid in supporting linguistically and ethnically diverse communities throughout the County of Los Angeles. Mental Health Promoters play an important role in decreasing stigma, increasing mental health awareness and promoting community-based health education by serving as a cultural bridge between healthcare agencies and the community, particularly for populations that have been historically underserved and/or underutilized department resources. The communities they serve recognize them as lay health workers who come from the community and help remove barriers to healthcare by building trust and establishing positive relationships with families. The Department of Mental Health has a Promotores de Salud Mental (Mental Health Promoters) program, where trusted members of the community share the language and life experiences of the community they serve. These individuals are trained by DMH and their role is to provide free educational workshops to individuals and families seeking needed resources on prevention and early intervention. The utilization of community members as health promoters has been an effective approach to addressing barriers to resources and access to services. The Promoter encompass the values of building trusting community relationships, providing quality mental health education and resources and empowering communities to increase factors that protect and support their wellbeing. With these activities, bilingual and bicultural Promoters will help prevent and mitigate mental health illnesses throughout Los Angeles County. The Department of Mental Health is looking to expand this model to other culturally and linguistically underserved communities. Essential Job Functions Within the context of the program population served, communicates, represents, and promotes the mental health services consumer's perspective within the continuum of care. Uses community networks and canvasses natural spaces to deliver mental health presentations and bring resources to the community. Delivers mental health workshops to share knowledge and resources to reduce stigma about mental health in private and public sectors using an empowerment and strength-based training approach. Disseminate general mental health information, both verbally and through literature, at health fairs, resource fairs, cultural events, and other countywide outreach opportunities. Orients consumers' family members, significant others, and caregivers of mental health consumers to the mental health system in order to assist these parties to navigate the system and receive necessary services. Facilitates consumer, family member, and caregiver access to departmental and community resources and services provided by other community and public agencies by assisting with scheduling appointments and transportation; or by accompanying the consumer to meetings that affect their receipt of services in order to provide advocacy and support in meeting consumers' needs. Assists clients with housing needs by facilitating access to residential care or permanent housing. Conveys community and client cultural patterns and attitudes to mental health professional staff. Assists clients with obtaining and completing appropriate application forms for various benefits and services. Leads recovery dialogues and discusses common transitional experiences. Acts as cultural broker interpreting for client population across systems. Participates in conferences/meetings within the Department of Mental Health. Completes evaluation tools and documentation to adhere to program goals. Accompanies clients to appointments and self-help activities. Attends seminars and in-service trainings in connection with related duties as assigned. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Six months of full-time experience* in mental health advocacy, performing duties such as interacting with clients, patients, community members and/or groups concerning mental health or social service matters, answering questions and providing information about mental health/social services and disability benefits, and coordinating group facilitations. -OR- Completion of a recognized peer, parent, or family advocate training program.** -AND- Ability to speak, read, and write in Hindi.*** LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * Experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40-hour workweek. Work performed part time will be will prorated on a month-for-month basis. Out-of-class experience will not be accepted. **A copy of the Training Certificate must be submitted with the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from date of application submission. Mental Health advocate training programs are offered by various Peer Run Organizations, Family Run Organizations, and Nationally accredited associations for delivering Mental Health Advocacy. ***Those candidates who already possess a valid Language Proficiency Certificate issued by a County department must submit a copy of their certificate at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from application submission. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: -Additional experience beyond the Selections Requirements in mental health advocacy, performing duties such as interacting with clients, patients, community members and/or groups concerning mental health or social service matters, answering questions and providing information about mental health/social services and disability benefits, and coordinating group facilitations. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT Part I : A qualifying Hindi/English proficiency test. The proficiency test will consist of speaking, reading and writing in Hindi. Candidates possessing a valid Los Angeles County Language Proficiency certificate MUST attach a copy of the certificate to their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from application submission. If you do not currently possess a bilingual certificate issued by the County of Los Angeles indicating you are proficient in speaking, reading, and writing in Hindi, the Exams Analyst will schedule you for the bilingual exam. Only those applicants that possess a valid Hindi Los Angeles County Language Proficiency certificate or pass the Hindi language proficiency test will move to part II. Part II : An evaluation of training, experience and desirable qualifications based on application information and the supplemental questionnaire, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be placed on the eligible register. SPECIAL INFORMATION The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Past and present mental health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. VACANCY INFORMATION The eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Mental Health, Peer Services. The incumbent will be scheduled to work on a temporary basis . ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in this examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Applicants are required to complete and submit an online Los Angeles County Employment Application and Supplemental Questionnaire in order to be considered for this examination. Paper applications, resumes, or any unsolicited documents will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application. This examination will remain open until the need of the services are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. Applicants must submit their applications by 5:00 pm, PT, on the last day of filing. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Applicants must complete and submit their online applications and upload required documents (e.g. Certificate, Resume, etc.) as attachment(s) during application submission, or send by email to exams@dmh.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days from date of application submission. Indicate the Exam Title on the subject line when sending required documents by email. Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add exams@dmh.lacounty.gov as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. For the time being, all notifications, including results letters and notices of non-acceptance, will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add exams@dmh.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Utilizing verbiage from bulletin and, class specifications, serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to meet requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified. Your online application must show complete license, education and work experience information necessary to evaluate your qualifications. License information section must show title of license, license number, original date of issue, and expiration date. All information is subject to verification. Applications may be rejected at any stage of the selection process. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. COMPUTER & INTERNET ACCESS Though LA County Libraries remain closed due to the pandemic, select locations are loaning out laptops and mobile wifi hotspots. Some LA County public libraries have reopened with limited access hours and may require prior reservation to use their computers. https://lacountylibrary.org/reopeing Department Contact Name: Celia Yeung Department Contact Phone: (323) 705-4249 Department Contact Email: Exams@dmh.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 705-4249 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 09, 2021
Temporary
MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTER (Official Title: Mental Health Advocate) TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity JOB TYPE Temporary EXAM NUMBER B8111L APPLICATION FILING DATE JUNE 9, 2021, AT 8:00 AM This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Department of Mental Health is recruiting individuals to serve as Mental Health Promoters to aid in supporting linguistically and ethnically diverse communities throughout the County of Los Angeles. Mental Health Promoters play an important role in decreasing stigma, increasing mental health awareness and promoting community-based health education by serving as a cultural bridge between healthcare agencies and the community, particularly for populations that have been historically underserved and/or underutilized department resources. The communities they serve recognize them as lay health workers who come from the community and help remove barriers to healthcare by building trust and establishing positive relationships with families. The Department of Mental Health has a Promotores de Salud Mental (Mental Health Promoters) program, where trusted members of the community share the language and life experiences of the community they serve. These individuals are trained by DMH and their role is to provide free educational workshops to individuals and families seeking needed resources on prevention and early intervention. The utilization of community members as health promoters has been an effective approach to addressing barriers to resources and access to services. The Promoter encompass the values of building trusting community relationships, providing quality mental health education and resources and empowering communities to increase factors that protect and support their wellbeing. With these activities, bilingual and bicultural Promoters will help prevent and mitigate mental health illnesses throughout Los Angeles County. The Department of Mental Health is looking to expand this model to other culturally and linguistically underserved communities. Essential Job Functions Within the context of the program population served, communicates, represents, and promotes the mental health services consumer's perspective within the continuum of care. Uses community networks and canvasses natural spaces to deliver mental health presentations and bring resources to the community. Delivers mental health workshops to share knowledge and resources to reduce stigma about mental health in private and public sectors using an empowerment and strength-based training approach. Disseminate general mental health information, both verbally and through literature, at health fairs, resource fairs, cultural events, and other countywide outreach opportunities. Orients consumers' family members, significant others, and caregivers of mental health consumers to the mental health system in order to assist these parties to navigate the system and receive necessary services. Facilitates consumer, family member, and caregiver access to departmental and community resources and services provided by other community and public agencies by assisting with scheduling appointments and transportation; or by accompanying the consumer to meetings that affect their receipt of services in order to provide advocacy and support in meeting consumers' needs. Assists clients with housing needs by facilitating access to residential care or permanent housing. Conveys community and client cultural patterns and attitudes to mental health professional staff. Assists clients with obtaining and completing appropriate application forms for various benefits and services. Leads recovery dialogues and discusses common transitional experiences. Acts as cultural broker interpreting for client population across systems. Participates in conferences/meetings within the Department of Mental Health. Completes evaluation tools and documentation to adhere to program goals. Accompanies clients to appointments and self-help activities. Attends seminars and in-service trainings in connection with related duties as assigned. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Six months of full-time experience* in mental health advocacy, performing duties such as interacting with clients, patients, community members and/or groups concerning mental health or social service matters, answering questions and providing information about mental health/social services and disability benefits, and coordinating group facilitations. -OR- Completion of a recognized peer, parent, or family advocate training program.** -AND- Ability to speak, read, and write in Urdu.*** LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * Experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40-hour workweek. Work performed part time will be will prorated on a month-for-month basis. Out-of-class experience will not be accepted. **A copy of the Training Certificate must be submitted with the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from date of application submission. Mental Health advocate training programs are offered by various Peer Run Organizations, Family Run Organizations, and Nationally accredited associations for delivering Mental Health Advocacy. ***Those candidates who already possess a valid Language Proficiency Certificate issued by a County department must submit a copy of their certificate at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from application submission. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: -Additional experience beyond the Selections Requirements in mental health advocacy, performing duties such as interacting with clients, patients, community members and/or groups concerning mental health or social service matters, answering questions and providing information about mental health/social services and disability benefits, and coordinating group facilitations. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT Part I : A qualifying Urdu/English proficiency test. The proficiency test will consist of speaking, reading and writing in Urdu. Candidates possessing a valid Los Angeles County Language Proficiency certificate MUST attach a copy of the certificate to their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from application submission. If you do not currently possess a bilingual certificate issued by the County of Los Angeles indicating you are proficient in speaking, reading, and writing in Urdu, the Exams Analyst will schedule you for the bilingual exam. Only those applicants that possess a valid Urdu Los Angeles County Language Proficiency certificate or pass the Urdu language proficiency test will move to part II. Part II : An evaluation of training, experience and desirable qualifications based on application information and the supplemental questionnaire, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be placed on the eligible register. SPECIAL INFORMATION The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Past and present mental health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. VACANCY INFORMATION The eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Mental Health, Peer Services. The incumbent will be scheduled to work on a temporary basis . ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in this examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Applicants are required to complete and submit an online Los Angeles County Employment Application and Supplemental Questionnaire in order to be considered for this examination. Paper applications, resumes, or any unsolicited documents will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application. This examination will remain open until the need of the services are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. Applicants must submit their applications by 5:00 pm, PT, on the last day of filing. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Applicants must complete and submit their online applications and upload required documents (e.g. Certificate, Resume, etc.) as attachment(s) during application submission, or send by email to exams@dmh.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days from date of application submission. Indicate the Exam Title on the subject line when sending required documents by email. Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add exams@dmh.lacounty.gov as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. For the time being, all notifications, including results letters and notices of non-acceptance, will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add exams@dmh.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Utilizing verbiage from bulletin and, class specifications, serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to meet requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified. Your online application must show complete license, education and work experience information necessary to evaluate your qualifications. License information section must show title of license, license number, original date of issue, and expiration date. All information is subject to verification. Applications may be rejected at any stage of the selection process. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. COMPUTER & INTERNET ACCESS Though LA County Libraries remain closed due to the pandemic, select locations are loaning out laptops and mobile wifi hotspots. Some LA County public libraries have reopened with limited access hours and may require prior reservation to use their computers. https://lacountylibrary.org/reopeing Department Contact Name: Celia Yeung Department Contact Phone: (323) 705-4249 Department Contact Email: Exams@dmh.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 705-4249 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 09, 2021
Temporary
MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTER (Official Title: Mental Health Advocate) TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity JOB TYPE Temporary EXAM NUMBER B8111M APPLICATION FILING DATE JUNE 9, 2021, AT 8:00 AM This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Department of Mental Health is recruiting individuals to serve as Mental Health Promoters to aid in supporting linguistically and ethnically diverse communities throughout the County of Los Angeles. Mental Health Promoters play an important role in decreasing stigma, increasing mental health awareness and promoting community-based health education by serving as a cultural bridge between healthcare agencies and the community, particularly for populations that have been historically underserved and/or underutilized department resources. The communities they serve recognize them as lay health workers who come from the community and help remove barriers to healthcare by building trust and establishing positive relationships with families. The Department of Mental Health has a Promotores de Salud Mental (Mental Health Promoters) program, where trusted members of the community share the language and life experiences of the community they serve. These individuals are trained by DMH and their role is to provide free educational workshops to individuals and families seeking needed resources on prevention and early intervention. The utilization of community members as health promoters has been an effective approach to addressing barriers to resources and access to services. The Promoter encompass the values of building trusting community relationships, providing quality mental health education and resources and empowering communities to increase factors that protect and support their wellbeing. With these activities, bilingual and bicultural Promoters will help prevent and mitigate mental health illnesses throughout Los Angeles County. The Department of Mental Health is looking to expand this model to other culturally and linguistically underserved communities. Essential Job Functions Within the context of the program population served, communicates, represents, and promotes the mental health services consumer's perspective within the continuum of care. Uses community networks and canvasses natural spaces to deliver mental health presentations and bring resources to the community. Delivers mental health workshops to share knowledge and resources to reduce stigma about mental health in private and public sectors using an empowerment and strength-based training approach. Disseminate general mental health information, both verbally and through literature, at health fairs, resource fairs, cultural events, and other countywide outreach opportunities. Orients consumers' family members, significant others, and caregivers of mental health consumers to the mental health system in order to assist these parties to navigate the system and receive necessary services. Facilitates consumer, family member, and caregiver access to departmental and community resources and services provided by other community and public agencies by assisting with scheduling appointments and transportation; or by accompanying the consumer to meetings that affect their receipt of services in order to provide advocacy and support in meeting consumers' needs. Assists clients with housing needs by facilitating access to residential care or permanent housing. Conveys community and client cultural patterns and attitudes to mental health professional staff. Assists clients with obtaining and completing appropriate application forms for various benefits and services. Leads recovery dialogues and discusses common transitional experiences. Acts as cultural broker interpreting for client population across systems. Participates in conferences/meetings within the Department of Mental Health. Completes evaluation tools and documentation to adhere to program goals. Accompanies clients to appointments and self-help activities. Attends seminars and in-service trainings in connection with related duties as assigned. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Six months of full-time experience* in mental health advocacy, performing duties such as interacting with clients, patients, community members and/or groups concerning mental health or social service matters, answering questions and providing information about mental health/social services and disability benefits, and coordinating group facilitations. -OR- Completion of a recognized peer, parent, or family advocate training program.** -AND- Ability to speak, read, and write in Armenian.*** LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * Experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40-hour workweek. Work performed part time will be will prorated on a month-for-month basis. Out-of-class experience will not be accepted. **A copy of the Training Certificate must be submitted with the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from date of application submission. Mental Health advocate training programs are offered by various Peer Run Organizations, Family Run Organizations, and Nationally accredited associations for delivering Mental Health Advocacy. ***Those candidates who already possess a valid Language Proficiency Certificate issued by a County department must submit a copy of their certificate at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from application submission. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: -Additional experience beyond the Selections Requirements in mental health advocacy, performing duties such as interacting with clients, patients, community members and/or groups concerning mental health or social service matters, answering questions and providing information about mental health/social services and disability benefits, and coordinating group facilitations. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT Part I : A qualifying Armenian/English proficiency test. The proficiency test will consist of speaking, reading and writing in Armenian. Candidates possessing a valid Los Angeles County Language Proficiency certificate MUST attach a copy of the certificate to their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from application submission. If you do not currently possess a bilingual certificate issued by the County of Los Angeles indicating you are proficient in speaking, reading, and writing in Armenian, the Exams Analyst will schedule you for the bilingual exam. Only those applicants that possess a valid Armenian Los Angeles County Language Proficiency certificate or pass the Armenian language proficiency test will move to part II. Part II : An evaluation of training, experience and desirable qualifications based on application information and the supplemental questionnaire, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be placed on the eligible register. SPECIAL INFORMATION The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Past and present mental health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. VACANCY INFORMATION The eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Mental Health, Peer Services. The incumbent will be scheduled to work on a temporary basis . ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in this examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Applicants are required to complete and submit an online Los Angeles County Employment Application and Supplemental Questionnaire in order to be considered for this examination. Paper applications, resumes, or any unsolicited documents will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application. This examination will remain open until the need of the services are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. Applicants must submit their applications by 5:00 pm, PT, on the last day of filing. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Applicants must complete and submit their online applications and upload required documents (e.g. Certificate, Resume, etc.) as attachment(s) during application submission, or send by email to exams@dmh.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days from date of application submission. Indicate the Exam Title on the subject line when sending required documents by email. Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add exams@dmh.lacounty.gov as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. For the time being, all notifications, including results letters and notices of non-acceptance, will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add exams@dmh.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Utilizing verbiage from bulletin and, class specifications, serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to meet requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified. Your online application must show complete license, education and work experience information necessary to evaluate your qualifications. License information section must show title of license, license number, original date of issue, and expiration date. All information is subject to verification. Applications may be rejected at any stage of the selection process. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. COMPUTER & INTERNET ACCESS Though LA County Libraries remain closed due to the pandemic, select locations are loaning out laptops and mobile wifi hotspots. Some LA County public libraries have reopened with limited access hours and may require prior reservation to use their computers. https://lacountylibrary.org/reopeing Department Contact Name: Celia Yeung Department Contact Phone: (323) 705-4249 Department Contact Email: Exams@dmh.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 705-4249 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 09, 2021
Full Time
Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER : Y4112A First Day of Filing: June 9, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. PT - Until needs of the department are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion. Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing. MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. DEFINITION: Coordinates activities in connection with the planning, development, and execution of an extensive and on-going major building construction and alteration program and with master planning for long range facilities development for a large County department or institution. Essential Job Functions Inspects or supervises the inspection of capital projects and other building or alteration projects during and after construction to ensure compliance with department's needs; evaluates proposed changes and makes recommendations. Approves plans and specifications prior to the start of construction, having ascertained that they are in conformity with the expressed needs of the department and in accordance with standards imposed by local, State or Federal agencies which participate financially. Prepares or supervises the preparation of drawings, specifications, and estimates for building alterations and equipment installations which are to be carried out by County building craftsmen. Performs plan reviews, makes and coordinates required revisions on capital projects that are in AUTOCAD Format. Determines or supervises the determination of space needs in terms of anticipated operational requirements, making projections and recommendations for intermediate and long range building expansion or alteration programs. Coordinates capital projects and other building or alteration projects, and represents the department's interests in contacts with the Chief Administrative Office, the Department of Real Estate Management, city, State and Federal officials, community planning agencies, County and contract architects and engineers, contractors, lessors, equipment manufacturers, and personnel of involved agencies. Confers with administrative and operating personnel regarding function, scope, and operational requirements of proposed buildings, or in connection with alteration requests in existing buildings, and gathers other pertinent information regarding space utilization needed to prepare program statements, justifications, and space layouts. Conducts surveys and makes recommendations as to site requirements for new facilities and the suitability of available buildings or sites. Prepares or supervises the preparation of requests for proposed capital projects and other construction or alteration projects, including leased properties. Prepares or supervises the preparation of specifications for purchase of building equipment and evaluates bids received. Makes preliminary cost estimates for major construction projects and ascertains that projects are kept within budgetary limitations; approves change orders for additional work. Prepares or supervises the preparation of applications to agencies which may participate financially in building projects and provides those agencies with technical or such other information and periodic reports as may be required. Directs the development and maintenance of master land use and facilities plans as needed. Supervises a staff which participates in facilities planning and related services as needed. Represents special fund agencies to negotiate and recommend contract architects' fees and architectural services agreements and related documents outlining scope of projects and budget, which are submitted for approval to the Board of Supervisors as needed. Expedites and coordinates delivery and installation of building equipment and ascertains that deficiencies are corrected during the warranty period. Coordinates building and equipment maintenance, telephone moving, and miscellaneous related services incidental to primary responsibilities. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I - Two (2) years of experience as a Departmental Facilities Planner I*. OPTION II - A Bachelor's degree** of Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited college or university - AND - Four (4) years of experience at the Architectural Associate*** level in connection with the planning, development, design or coordination of major architectural building and alteration projects. OPTION III - A Bachelor's degree** of Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited college or university - AND - Four (4) years in a responsible staff**** capacity analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems of major building projects*****. One (1) additional year of the required experience may be substituted for each year of college for Options II and III******. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * To qualify under Option I, applicants must have County status in this class, as evidenced by holding or having held such payroll title. **In order to qualify under Option II or III, you must attach a legible photocopy of official degree, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution with your online application, at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach required/supporting documents during the application submission, you may email the documents to Tanisha Buggs at tbuggs@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing your online application or you will not receive credit. Please include your name (as it appears on your online application), the exam title and exam number in the email message. ***Experience at the level of Architectural Associate in the County of Los Angeles is defined as functioning as a job captain providing technical direction to architectural design drafting personnel; coordinates and prepares master plans, schematic, preliminary and complete working drawings for large or complex projects. ****Responsible staff capacity in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: Experience at the journey-level requiring working knowledge of rules, regulations, and other guidelines relating to program area assigned. *****Major building projects are defined as commercial buildings, office buildings, public buildings or large architectural buildings. ******To qualify under Option II or III without a Bachelor's degree, applicants will need at minimum, eight (8) years of the required experience. Accreditation Information: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess the following: Master's degree of Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited college or university Certificate of membership from one of the following: American Institute of Healthcare and Hospital Management American Institute of Architects American Society of Interior Designers Any additional experience in excess of the Selection Requirement for the qualifying option. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: An evaluation of your education, training and experience based on application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be added to the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be added to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift , including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Health Services (DHS) throughout Los Angeles County as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION : How to Apply Applications must be submitted online only. We must receive your application from June 9, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. (PT) to the last day of filing at 5:00 p.m. (PT). Applications submitted by U.S Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5:00 p.m. (PT) deadline on the last day of filing to ensure you have sufficient time to verify your email address. You may be required to verify your email address before the application can be submitted by entering a six-digit code sent to your email address. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Apply online by clicking on the green " APPLY " button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for related education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected . IMPORTANT NOTES : All information and documents provided by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and/or Minimum/Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Résumé" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected . SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER : Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID, E-MAIL, AND PASSWORD : All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information. For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. DEPARTMENT CONTACT : Tanisha Buggs, Exam Analyst (323) 914-5159 tbuggs@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE : (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE : (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 07, 2021
Full Time
DEFINITION: Performs professional social work services in connection with the treatment of clients in need of mental health services. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class are assigned to psychiatric hospital wards, outpatient mental health clinics, and specialized mental health treatment programs. Under the closesupervision of a higher level psychiatric social workerposition, a supervisory mental health position, or a psychiatrist, positions in this class perform psychotherapy and clinical case management with clients, families, and significant others to help resolve or find solutions to mental health related problems. Incumbents of these positions receive technical guidance and consultation to increase their skills in developing culturally and age appropriate psychosocial and emotional assessments, in formulating differential diagnosesand effective treatment plans, in applying the appropriate psychotherapeutic methods, and in implementing Client Care Coordination Plans (CCCP) to provide appropriate intervention for a wide range of mental health related problems. Duties and responsibilities require the application of professional skills and knowledge pertaining to the principles, practices, and theory of psychiatric social work. The Psychiatric Social Worker I is distinguished from Psychiatric Social Worker II in that the latter performs at the full professional level and may provide technical direction and guidance to the Psychiatric Social Worker I. Essential Job Functions Interviews individuals, their familiesand/or significant others to obtain a family, social, employment, medical, substance abuse, and mental health treatment history. Assesses client's functioning in his/her environmental setting. Develops a tentative CCCPdesigned to resolve or cope with the mental or emotional problem, which may include individual, group, family or marital counseling, case management, and/or referral to another treatment source such as a psychiatrist, a psychologist, a vocational or rehabilitation counselor, or another agency. Plans and conducts the client's therapy program under the guidance of supervisory staff by considering the client'streatment goal and by determining the priorities of the programs to be dealt with and the length and modality of therapy. Provides psychotherapy to individuals, groups, families , and significant others. Provides case management services to secure resources for clients, families, and significant others in order to achieve treatment goals. Serves as a member of a mental health emergency intervention team and/or joint law enforcement/mental health emergency intervention team by evaluatingthe behavior of persons to determine if they are, as a result of a mental disorder, dangerous to themselves, others, or gravely disabled. Requests LPS-authorized persons to complete an application forimmediate 72-hour detention at a hospital facility. Interviews persons seeking psychiatric assistance on an emergency basis and utilizes crisis intervention techniques to prevent hospitalization and to aid the person in dealing with the emotional crisis. Assists clients, families, and significant others by discussing their reactions and attitudes concerning mental health problems and co-occurring substance abuse disorders; explains need for treatment; and encourages all concerned parties to work together cooperatively to resolve the problem and minimize the stresses that impact social functioning. Works with families and significant others toward gaining their acceptance of and participation in treatment recommendations. Participates in multi-disciplinary team conferences to discuss and evaluate the nature of the client's problem, to evaluate the client's progress, and to develop a CCCP. May participate in research to increase knowledge of mental health problems and to improve therapeutic treatment methods. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A Master's degree* from an accredited** School of Social Work. LICENSE: A valid and active Associate Clinical Social Worker registrationissued by the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences. Master of Social Work graduates must become registered as an Associate Clinical Social Worker with the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences within sixty (60) days from commencement of employment with the County of Los Angeles. Active and valid Associate Clinical Social Worker registration must be maintained continuously until successful completion of the examination process for licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Registered Associate Clinical Social Workers must obtain licensure within six (6) years from the original date of registration with the California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Behavioral Sciences. Failure to obtain licensure within the aforementioned timeframes may result in termination. A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: MSW concentration in Mental Health. Post-degree experience, within the last six years, in individual, group, or family psychotherapy assessments in a local government mental health agency. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION *Withhold Information: Candidates who expect to complete the education requirement by the end of the current semester or quarter may compete in the examination process, however, successful candidates will not be placed on the eligible register until proof of graduation is submitted. Proof of graduation consists of the following documents that identify your name and degree: (1) Copy of official transcripts and college degree or (2) Letter from the Dean of Social Work on school letterhead indicating that all the requirements for graduation have been met and a degree has been conferred. Candidates who expect to complete the education requirement by the end of the current semester or quarter must submit, at the time of filing, a letter of intent to graduate from the school's registrar's office. Transcripts: In order to receive credit for any college coursework or any type of college degree such as master's degree, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited** institution which shows the areas of specialization, at the time of filing PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Additional Information ACCREDITATION INFORMATION: **Accreditation: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or The Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). SPECIAL INFORMATION : Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, holidays or weekends. Past and present mental health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. EXAMINATION INFORMATION: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training, experience and desirable qualifications based upon application information weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be placed in the eligible register. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Mental Health. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION : The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. Application and Filing Information All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment Application online only. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes may be uploaded as attachments to the applications. This examination will remain open until the need of the services are met, and is subject to closure without prior notice. You MUST complete the filing process ONLINE (via electronic submission) ONLY. Instructions for Filing: A standard County of Los Angeles Employment Application for this examination must be completed online and submitted electronically. Applications electronically received after 5:00 pm, PST on the last day of filing will not be accepted. APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THEIR JOB APPLICATIONS AND UPLOAD REQUIRED OR ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS (e.g.,diploma/official transcripts, license) AS ATTACHMENT(S) AT THE TIME OF FILING. Additional documents may be sent by emailed to exams@dmh.lacounty.gov , please include exam number and exam title in the subject line. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements. Please be sure your application indicates complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. For each job held, give the name and addresses of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, total number of hours worked (full or part-time) and salary earned. Resumes showing training and experience may be attached to the Los Angeles County Application. All information and records are subject to verification. Falsification of records can result in disqualification from the examination or termination of employment. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security number (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. Department Contact Name: Heleodora "Lola" Sacks Department Contact Phone: (213) 972-7034 Department Contact Email: exams@dmh.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 05, 2021
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES EXAM NUMBER: Y5068J TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY FIRST DAY OF FILING: June 7, 2021 @ 8:00 A.M., PST UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICES ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 26 health centers and four hospitals - and expanded network of community partner clinics - DHS annually provides direct care for over 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff and has an annual budget of over $6.2 billion. For additional information regarding DHS please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov . Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing. The Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency serves as the lead agency for the emergency medical services system in the County and is responsible for coordinating all system participants in its jurisdiction, encompassing both public and private sectors. In California, counties have been given the primary responsibility for assuring that EMS systems are developed and implemented and for designating a local EMS agency. The EMS Agency is responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the local EMS system. This includes establishing policies, addressing the financial aspects of system operation, and making provisions for collection, analysis, and dissemination of EMS related data. In addition, the EMS Agency is responsible for establishing operational policies and procedures; designating EMS base hospitals and specialty care centers, such as trauma centers; developing guidelines, standards and protocols for patient treatment and transfer; implementing a prehospital ALS program; certifying and accrediting prehospital medical care personnel; and approving EMS personnel training programs. Los Angeles County has one of the largest EMS systems in the nation and, as one of the first to be developed, is known nationally and worldwide as a leader in the field of prehospital care. The system utilizes over 18,000 certified EMS personnel employed by fire departments, law enforcement, ambulance companies, hospitals and private organizations to provide lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week. MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. DEFINITION: Dispatches ambulances, vans, and other vehicles to transport patients to and from County and non-County hospitals and institutions. Essential Job Functions Determines which patients to transport separately and the priority for picking up patients at hospitals, convalescent care facilities, and patients' residences for transportation by ambulance to a County hospital for admittance, based on consideration of diagnoses ranging from less severe to more critical such as diabetic coma, drug overdose, or accident injuries. Determines which calls to assign private ambulance companies, considering such factors as the patient's diagnosis, the trip distance, the availability of County ambulances, the total number of patients scheduled for transportation, and the need to utilize County ambulances to transport several patients on each trip. Selects and notifies the private ambulance company for each assignment, maintaining a reasonable distribution of ambulance orders among the private ambulance companies under contract to the County. Trains dispatchers and other related personnel in the dispatch of ambulances, vans, and other vehicles to transport patients to and from County and non-County hospitals and institutions. Participates as a member of the Departmental Operations Center as needed in the event of a major emergency or disaster. Performs data entry and utilizes computer equipment. Receives, writes, sorts, and time stamps calls for the transportation of patients to and from County and non-County hospitals and institutions by ambulance or van for admittance, outpatient clinic appointments, discharge, and the transfer from one building to another at a County hospital. Decides whether or not to have a patient picked up by an ambulance en route by reviewing the routes and departure times of ambulances to estimate if any are near the patient's location and notifies the crew of an ambulance in the vicinity to pick up the patient. Communicates with doctors, nurses, and other hospital staff to confirm or verify instructions in the transport of patients. Dispatches County or private ambulances to a breakdown or accident involving a County ambulance, or other transportation vehicle when necessary and sends a tow truck for the disabled County vehicle. Groups calls to or from the same geographical area in Los Angeles County and surrounding counties into trips with varying numbers of patients, depending upon their diagnoses, and adds any calls for transportation to or from the hospital during his/her shift; and assigns trips to ambulance personnel. Transmits and receives coded and conventional messages via voice and video communication links. Calls in the appropriate relief crew employees, if necessary Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: One (1) year of experience at the level of Ambulance Medical Technician* providing assistance to patients being transported to and from hospitals or other medical facilities. Physical Class II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 point limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. LICENSE : A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Special Requirement Information: * Experience at the level of Ambulance Medical Technician in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: Attends to patients being transported to and from County or non-County hospitals or institutions by ambulance on emergency and non-emergency calls and is responsible for the patients' safety en route. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience dispatching ambulances utilizing Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) software. Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) certificate*. Experience in computer data entry. Any additional experience in excess of the Minimum Requirements. * Certification/License Information: Please ensure the Certification/License Section of the application is completed. Provide the title of the certificate, the number, date issued, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency. Please attach a legible photocopy of the required certificate to your application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: The examination will consist of an evaluation of experience and desirable qualifications based upon application information, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Applications electronically received after by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "APPLY" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5 p.m. deadline on the last day of filing to ensure you have sufficient time to verify your email address. You may be required to verify your email address before the application can be submitted by entering a six-digit code sent to your email address. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS . Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for related education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES: All information and documents provided by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and/or Minimum/Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as " See Résumé " or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected . NOTE: All correspondence to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add ainiguez2@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. FINAL EXAM RESULT NOTICES WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL to the email address listed on the application. Examination results cannot be given over the phone. Passing this examination and being added to the eligible register does not guarantee an offer of employment. If you are unable to attach required documents, you may e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at ainiguez2@dhs.lacounty.gov, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please provide your social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information. For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Andrea Iniguez, Exam Analyst ainiguez2@dhs.lacounty.gov (323) 914-5224 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 04, 2021
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL EXAMINER-CORONER EXAM TITLE : FORENSIC AUTOPSY SUPPORT SERVICES MANAGER (Payroll Title: HEAD, FORENSIC AUTOPSY SUPPORT SERVICES) EXAM NUMBER : P7089A-R FILING PERIOD: JUNE 4, 2021 FROM 8:00 AM (PT) - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM TYPE: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY County of Los Angeles Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner is recruiting for highly motivated and career minded individuals to fill the position of Forensic Autopsy Support Services Manager. To view classification standards for the position, please click HERE . With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, over 112,000 employees in more than 36 departments provide vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more. We are dedicated professionals committed to preserving the dignity and integrity of the workplace as well as protecting the rights of each employee. With more than 2,300 different job descriptions, the County offers a lifetime of opportunities and careers! We offer one of the strongest public-sector benefits packages in the nation. Join us and discover a rich selection of health care options, robust retirement plans, and the flexibility to work, relax, and rejuvenate in order to reach your fullest personal and professional potential. Check Out Our Outstanding Benefits! Click here to see a list of employee benefits. THE POSITION The Forensic Autopsy Support Services Manager (Head, Forensic Autopsy Support Services) reports to the Chief, Forensic Medicine Division. The position is responsible for providing technical and administrative supervision, through subordinate supervisors, to forensic technician and ancillary staff providing autopsy assistance to the Department's forensic pathologists. Forensic Autopsy Support staff work alongside, and may receive technical direction from, forensic pathologists. As such, this position requires comprehensive/advanced knowledge of autopsy procedures; imaging equipment; photography techniques and procedures; policies and procedures related to safety and care of autopsy instruments and related equipment; rules related to evidence collection and preservation procedures; and the principles of supervision. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will be someone with proven leadership skills and who has demonstrated supervisory experience in a forensic autopsy support position. The ideal candidate must also be able to effectively manage the day-to-day operations of the Forensic Autopsy Support Services Section and have a strong commitment to providing accountability, transparency, and continuous improvement. They must demonstrate integrity and practice sound management and decision making. Of particular importance will be the ability to maintain a team-oriented culture that is results-driven, transparent, and accountable. Candidates should also be proactive, approachable, and effective in building a team of quality Forensic Autopsy support staff. Strong professional/technical knowledge, supervisory and organizational skills, and the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a diverse staff are also a must for successful job performance. Essential Job Functions Oversees and monitors the daily operations of the Forensic Autopsy Support Division by supervising the planning, directing, scheduling, and coordinating of staff assigned to autopsy assistance assignments. Maintains a uniform workflow by evaluating the workload, determining priorities, and shifting personnel to meet department needs. Performs administrative personnel functions including evaluating employee performance, approving leaves of absence, counseling, and recommending discipline; participates in the interview and selection of subordinate staff; and determines training needs of staff and plans and/or conducts training. Inspects the crypt, autopsy, photography, and imaging areas to ensure that health and safety standards are followed and enforced. Supervises and participates in the training of staff in the proper techniques, procedures, and operations of photographic, imaging, and autopsy equipment. Supervises and participates in the taking of fluoroscopies and dental and body x-rays for the purpose of identifying remains of deceased persons where no other method of identification is feasible, and of locating foreign objects lodged in the body or trauma leading to the possible cause of death. Supervises and participates in the reconstruction of skeletal fragments of dental bite-wings, jaws, skulls, and other portions of the body as part of the identification process. Supervises and may participate in taking photographs of decedents. Oversees the supervision of and may participate in the most complex forensic procedures. Ensures that all physical evidence found on decedents during autopsy is properly identified for collection and preservation for later forensic investigation. Oversees the maintenance, documentation, transfer, and storage of all photographic and radiographic images for use by investigative agencies and the courts. Monitors operating budget for Forensic Autopsy Support Services and prepares the annual budget request; recommends new or additional personnel and equipment, gathers statistical data, and writes justifications to support all requests. Ensures inventory is maintained and replenished; supervises the requisition and maintenance of equipment and supplies. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : OPTION I : Two (2) years of experience AS A Supervising Forensic Technician for Los Angeles County. OPTION II : Four (4) years of experience assisting pathologists in the performance of autopsies*, two years of which must have been supervising staff assisting in the performance of autopsies**. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION : To qualify under OPTION I , applicants must have County status in this class, as evidenced by holding or having held such payroll title. *Experience assisting pathologists in the performance of autopsies is defined as assisting with photography, x-ray, dissection, preparing and handling toxicology and histology specimens, setting up for autopsies, and preparing bodies to go back to refrigeration after autopsy. Experience with using a CT scanner is desirable. **Experience supervising staff in the performance of autopsies is defined as assigning and reviewing work, conducting performance evaluations, preparing budgets and forecasting equipment needs, ordering equipment and supplies, ensuring employee safety, and quality assurance. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: College coursework in Mortuary Science, Biology, Anatomy, Zoology or a closely related course of study from an accredited college or university. An Associate's degree or highe r in Mortuary Science, Biology, Anatomy, Zoology or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Licensed Embalmer Licensed Radiologic Technologist In order to receive credit for the degree/coursework, certification, and/or license, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma/transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization, and/or a legible copy of the official certificate and/or license at the time of filing or within seven (7) calendar days from date of filing application submission. Please submit documentation to dbatungbacal@hr.lacounty.gov and indicate your name, the exam name, and the exam number. Unofficial transcripts and/or licenses received will not be considered nor accepted as fulfilling the stated desirable qualifications. For more information regarding education, please see the Employment Information document on the LA County Jobs website. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE: As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire to document specific education and work experience. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 3 - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. Additional Information OUR ASSESSMENT PROCESS: Once we have determined that you meet the requirements, t his examination will consist of three (3) parts: Part I: A multiple choice test, weighted 50% , measuring the following areas: Deductive Reasoning, Management Judgment, Management Potential, Willingness to Learn, Demonstrating Empathy, Working Relationships, Sharing Knowledge and Guidance, Analyzing Information, Learning Quickly, Generating New Ideas, Using Time Efficiently, Working to High Quality Standards, Adapting to Change, Controlling Emotions, Achievement, and Responsibility . Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on PART I in order for their evaluation of Training & Experience (PART II) to be calculated and scored. Part II: An evaluation of Training & Experience, weighted 35% , measuring the following areas: Professional/technical knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology/concepts, uses of autopsy and forensic-related equipment, health and safety practices and procedures, state laws and guidelines as applied to the operation of a medico-legal facility, technology application, and industry learning, based on information from the supplemental questionnaire in the application. Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the evaluation of Training & Experience (PART II) in order to be invited to the writing assessment (PART III) . PART III: A writing assessment, weighted 15% , measuring the following areas: English structure and content, written expression, and prioritizing information. TRANSFER OF TEST RESPONSES: Applicants who have taken identical test components recently for other exams may have their scores automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test components that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test scores may be transferred. STANDARDIZED MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON EACH WEIGHTED PART OF THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER . NOTE: Many important notifications including test invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add dbatungbacal@hr.lacounty.gov , talentcentral@shl.com , noreply@proctoru.com , donot-reply@amcatmail.com and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING TEST NOTICE: Some examination notices will not be visible or available in your profile inbox for this exam. Please check your email regularly for these important test notifications. It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component. TEST PREPARATION: Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. Additional practice tests are available at https://www.shldirect.com/en/practice-tests/ . ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Following the successful completion of the examination process, candidates will be placed on a list of eligible candidates from which the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner may select a candidate(s) to make a conditional job offer(s). If the Department makes a conditional job offer to a candidate, candidates are advised that acceptance of the conditional job offer will require the successful completion of each and every one of the following: The completion of a comprehensive background investigation pursuant to California Government Code, section 1031, subdivision (d), that will include obtaining information that was neither legal nor practical to obtain prior to the extension of a conditional offer, or in response to issues that arose subsequent to a conditional offer, and which will include, but will not be limited to, criminal history, illegal use of drugs, narcotics, or other illegal substances (to view a copy of the background questionnaire, please click here ); and A psychological screening in accordance with California Government Code, section 1031, subdivision (f) and guidelines established by the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training; and A medical screening in accordance with the provisions of California Government Code, sections 1031 and 12940, and the California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training. The unsuccessful completion of any of the above evaluations will result in the revocation of a conditional job offer. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT: ANY APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by 5:00 pm, PST, on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. All related documents, IF ANY , must be received at the time of filing or within 7 calendar days from application submission. Plan to submit your online application well in advance as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Apply online by clicking the green " Apply " button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . SPECIAL INFORMATION : ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI) The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE FOR HIRING ORDINANCE (FCIHO) The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, you may borrow laptops and Wi-Fi hotspot from some public libraries throughout Los Angeles County to complete job applications. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER : Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal Law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase an applicant's original application record. AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES (ACT) ACCOMMODATION: If you have a disability and need assistance to apply to this job, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov and completing the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form . The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: 213-738-2084 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 For Other Questions, you may contact: Department Name Contact: Dolly Batungbacal Department Contact Email: dbatungbacal@hr.lacounty.gov Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-6471 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 03, 2021
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: PH5678E FIRST DAY OF FILING: Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., Pacific Time (PT) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job opportunity No out-of-class experience will be accepted DEFINITION: Directs the environmental health program activities in a health district; or has immediate responsibility for a specialized County-wide environmental health program. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class receive administrative and technical direction from an Environmental Health Services Manager and direct a staff who are performing a variety of environmental health activities directed toward the identification, solution, and prevention of environmental health problems. The staff takes appropriate enforcement action in accordance with State and local regulations governing retail food vending, multiple family dwelling housing, sewage, etc. Positions located in the Specialized Surveillance and Enforcement Branch, Environmental Protection Branch, and the Division Support Branch, receive administrative and technical direction from an Environmental Health Services Manager. They oversee a staff who are performing specialized environmental health activities directed toward the identification and solution of environmental health problems in such specialized consumer and environmental protection programs as food, water, sewage, multiple family dwelling housing and institutions, garment industry, public swimming facilities, vehicle inspections, water pollution control, and plan check; and staff that develop and implement staff training programs, and perform administrative work and complete reports. The staff initiates appropriate enforcement actions in accordance with Federal, State, and local regulations in these County-wide programs. As the chief environmental health law enforcement official of a district or a specialized County-wide program, the incumbent ensures that environmental health management policies and procedures are followed by the environmental health specialist staff and also are responsible for expediting inspection and enforcement action. Chief Environmental Health Specialists provide the final authority in achieving compliance with environmental health and consumer protection laws within their jurisdiction before criminal prosecution and court action are undertaken through city or the District Attorney. Incumbents serve as technical authorities and are instrumental in developing, revising, proposing, and analyzing environmental health legislation and designing programs to meet the needs of the community. Essential Job Functions Directs and administers the conduct of environmental health programs activities within a health district or specialized County-wide program through the review of reports, coordination of work, and the resolution of problems. Interprets, clarifies, and resolves problems of field staff relating to Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, and regulations. Reviews and evaluates work of subordinate staff and prepares or reviews the performance evaluations of subordinate staff; recommends promotion; promotes individual growth and development; takes or recommends disciplinary action including verbal and written reprimands, suspensions, and discharges and replies to employee grievances. Conducts administrative office hearings attended by persons or firms cited for failure to comply with public health regulations, Environmental Health Specialist staff, and other interested persons where the problems which resulted in the citation are discussed and commitments are made concerning prompt corrective action. Evaluates evidence gathered by subordinate staff and authorizes criminal prosecution or environmental health cases of non-compliance with public health regulations. Develops, proposes, or revises special programs, legislation, policies, or procedures by analyzing their impact on the department, the community, and the Environmental Health Specialist staff. Directs research, special studies, and field evaluations to determine the efficiency and effectiveness of materials and equipment used by staff making specialized inspections and investigations in programs such as vector control, cross connection, and water pollution control protection. Provides technical expertise in a specialized technical area of environmental health by serving as a health agency representative to various local, State, and Federal technical committees or boards and by lecturing before technical societies, associations, and industry groups. Requirements Selection Requirements: Four years of experience as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist*, two years of which must have been at the level of Environmental Health Specialist III** or higher. License: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Physical Class: 2 - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. Certificate Requirement Information : *Certificate as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist issued by the California State Department of Public Health. You MUST submit a legible copy of the original certificate ( not the pocket license) as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist issued by the California State Department of Public Health with your application or within 15 calendar days of application submission to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov . For information on how to obtain the certificate as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist from the California State Department of Public Health, call (916) 449-5661 or click on the link below : https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CEH/DRSEM/Pages/EMB/REHS/REHS.aspx Special Requirement Information: ** Experience at the level of Environmental Health Specialist III in the County of Los Angeles is defined as a registered environmental health specialist who performs specialized environmental health inspections and investigations of complex environmental health problems; or provides lead supervision to field staff who are enforcing environmental health and consumer protection laws by making inspections, initiating investigations and taking appropriate enforcement action. Experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40-hour work week. ***In order to receive credit for any type of college or university degree, such as a Master's Degree or higher, you must attach a legible copy of the Official Diploma, Official Transcript(s), or Official Letter from the accredited institution, which shows the area of specialization and the date the degree was awarded, with Registrar's signature and school seal, to the application. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited institutions standards by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or The Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). (see Employment Information under Accreditation Information) Desirable Qualification: Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications Additional Environmental Health Specialist III experience beyond the selection requirements. A masters degree*** from an accredited college or university. Additional Information Examination Content: Once we have determined that you meet our certificate and experience requirements described above, our examination process will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based on application information, desirable qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire information at the time of filing weighted 100% . Applicants must meet our certificate and experience requirements described above and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination (evaluation of training and experience) in order to be added to the Eligible Register (hiring list) for consideration of employment. Passing this examination (evaluation of training and experience) and being added to the Eligible Register (hiring list) does not guarantee an offer of employment. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. Vacancy Information: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Health as they occur. Special Information: Appointees will be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays. What to expect next: We ask that you submit an application through the "Apply" link at the top of the opportunity posting using your own user ID and password (using a family member or friend's user ID may erase a candidate's original application record). Applications must be filed online only. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score on the examination (evaluation of experience) will be promulgated to the eligible register (hiring list) accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination (evaluation of experience) will be placed on the eligible register (hiring list) in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening Fair Chance Employer: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law. All positions are open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The County will follow all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. Have any questions about anything? Please contact us using the following information: Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Exam Number: PH5678E Department Contact Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: (323) 914-8488 Department Contact Email: HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 02, 2021
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER: M0835B-R FIRST DAY OF FILING: June 2, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. (PT) The first review of applications will take place on June 16, 2021 This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. BENEFIT INFORMATION: The County of Los Angeles offers an excellent benefits package which includes a Cafeteria Benefit Plan, Contributory Defined Benefit Retirement Plan, matched 401(k) Savings and Deferred Compensation & Thrift Plans, 12 paid Holidays, 10 paid leave days and an option to buy one to 20 more, and flexible work schedules. POSITION INFORMATION: Under direction of a higher-level supervisor or CEO Manager, supervises or leads and performs highly-complex Countywide disaster and emergency management planning, response and recovery work. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class are restricted to the Chief Executive Office and provide professional staff support in the planning, coordination, and control in the areas of Countywide emergency management, disaster preparedness, community disaster planning, recovery operations, disaster cost recovery, logistics, disaster notification systems and technology, disaster and homeland security grant administration, mass care, and disaster and emergency response and recovery training. Incumbents research and complete complex technical and analytical assignments in disaster and emergency planning and serve on a rotational basis as a Duty Officer responsible for coordinating and monitoring the County's response to any emergency or disaster that impacts the Los Angeles County Operational Area. Work is varied and difficult with latitude for independent action and decision and the employee works with minimum supervision, conferring with a supervisor on unusual matters. Incumbents may supervise or lead a team of emergency management coordinators, and must demonstrate a knowledge of administration and supervision, leadership ability and skill in working with others sufficient to supervise two or more coordinators. Incumbents in these positions require an expert knowledge of the principles, practices, purposes, and techniques of emergency planning and disaster response; geographic and demographic characteristics of the Southern California region; logistics and operations planning methods to coordinate and evaluate service delivery of emergency personnel and materials; training techniques and development of emergency services personnel; and demonstrate a knowledge of the principles of supervision and leadership. Essential Job Functions Researches, develops, analyzes, and maintains complex and comprehensive emergency and disaster plans, policies, and procedures. Coordinates, plans, designs, and executes disaster and emergency response and recovery exercises and training. Recommends utilization of emergency response personnel, equipment, and supplies during emergencies. Coordinates the response to active emergencies and disasters from the County Emergency Operations Center or a Field Incident Command Post. Organizes and leads disaster recovery operations and leads Recovery Operational Area Coordination Meetings. Develops and writes reports and correspondence; and maintains and provides disaster and emergency information to representatives of government agencies, community groups, business organizations, and the public. Develops and prepares emergency information sheets, brochures, procedures manuals, and checklists. Assists and advises schools, industry groups, the public and various groups in disaster preparedness efforts and ensures readiness of emergency operations personnel, facilities, and equipment. Communicates verbally, in writing, or through graphic representations with County management, staff, the public, organized groups, and representatives of various agencies. Coordinates emergency exercises and trains emergency services workers. Operates emergency equipment communications systems and coordinates emergency response materials and personnel. Supervises leads the work of Emergency Management staff, leads work groups, and coordinates the work of staff on specific projects and programs. Serves on a rotational basis as a Duty Officer responsible for coordinating and monitoring the County's response to any emergency or disaster that impacts the Los Angeles County Operational Area. Moves supplies and equipment to facilitate information, disaster preparedness, and disaster recovery efforts. May also walk or climb over uneven surfaces to assess damage after a disaster. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Option 1: Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's degree in Homeland Security or Emergency Management -AND- two years of progressively responsible professional experience analyzing and developing plans, procedures and training programs in an emergency management, emergency response, disaster recovery or disaster preparedness program. Option 2: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree -AND- Three years of progressively responsible professional experience analyzing and developing plans, procedures and training programs in an emergency management, emergency response, disaster recovery or disaster preparedness program. Option 3: Five years of progressively responsible professional experience analyzing and developing plans, procedures and training programs in an emergency management, emergency response, disaster recovery or disaster preparedness program. Option 4: One year of experience at the level of Emergency Management Coordinator II, CEO*, or higher. *In the County of Los Angeles, experience at the level of Emergency Management Coordinator II, CEO is defined as performing Countywide disaster and emergency management planning, response and recovery work , u nder general supervision . OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Certificates of successful completion of the following Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Independent Study Program courses**: IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100 IS-120.C: Introduction to Exercises IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents IS-230.D: Fundamentals of Emergency Management IS-235.C: Emergency Planning IS-240.B: Leadership and Influence IS-241.B: Decision Making and Problem Solving IS-242.B: Effective Communication IS-244.B: Developing and Managing Volunteers IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction IS-800.B: National Response Framework, An Introduction *Please note FEMA courses are subject to periodic updates. Applicants must show they have completed the most current FEMA course. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Involves light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of two (2) parts: Part I: A multiple choice test weighted at 60% covering: Deductive Reasoning Professional Potential Achievement Coping with Uncertainty Responsibility Working to High Quality Standards Willingness to Learn Maintaining Good Working Relationships Analyzing Information Learning Quickly Generating New Ideas Using Time Efficiently Adapting to Change MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. Only applicants who achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the multiple choice test will proceed to Part II of the examination. Part II: An Evaluation of Training and Experience weighted at 40% covering Professional Technical Knowledge of Disaster and Emergency Preparedness, Resources, and Emergency Management Techniques. Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the register. All test invitations and other correspondences (non-acceptance and final result) will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid e-mail address in their application. Please add rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov, info@governmentjobs.com, noreply@governmentjobs.com, talentcentral@shl.com, noreply@proctoru.com, and donot-reply@amcatmail.com to your e-mail address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent e-mail notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they receive our email. Transfer of Test Responses: Applicants who are concurrently applying to Emergency Management Coordinator I, and II, CEO (Exam No.: M0833B-R, M0834B-R ) will take the identical test part (Part I) one time only. Applicants who have taken identical test questions recently for other exams will have their test responses automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test questions that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test responses may be transferred. While these practice materials will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary. TEST PREPARATION : Test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for written employment tests: Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION : The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register for a period of 6 months following the date of promulgation. VACANCY INFORMATION : The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies at the Chief Executive Office as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT : Any How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the closing date as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this web site. In order to receive credit for any certification and/or degrees, you MUST attach a legible copy of certificate, diploma or official transcripts at the time of filing (preferred), or within seven (7) calendar days from application submission. If you are unable to attach the required documents at the time of filing, you must email to rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov within seven (7) calendar days of filing. Please include exam number and exam title. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS . Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES : All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE application and you may be disqualified. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. Fair Chance Initiative The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed . Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI) The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. ADA Accommodation If you have a disability and need assistance to apply to this job, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov and completing the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form . The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. _______________________________________________________________________________ ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Adam Salgado Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-2945 Department Contact Email: rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 02, 2021
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER: M0833B-R FIRST DAY OF FILING: June 2, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. (PT) The first review of applications will take place on June 16, 2021. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. BENEFIT INFORMATION: The County of Los Angeles offers an excellent benefits package which includes a Cafeteria Benefit Plan, Contributory Defined Benefit Retirement Plan, matched 401(k) Savings and Deferred Compensation & Thrift Plans, 12 paid Holidays, 10 paid leave days and an option to buy one to 20 more, and flexible work schedules. POSITION INFORMATION: Under immediate supervision, assists in Countywide disaster and emergency management planning, response and recovery work. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS : Positions allocable to this class are restricted to the Chief Executive Office and assist in the planning, coordination, and control in the areas of Countywide emergency management, disaster preparedness, community disaster planning, recovery operations, disaster cost recovery, logistics, disaster and homeland security grant administration, mass care, and disaster and emergency response training. Incumbents research and complete technical and analytical assignments in disaster and emergency planning and serve on a rotational basis as a Duty Officer responsible for coordinating and monitoring the County's response to any emergency or disaster that impacts the Los Angeles County Operational Area. Incumbents in these positions require a working knowledge of the principles, practices, purposes, and techniques of emergency planning and disaster response; geographic and demographic characteristics of the Southern California region; logistics and operations planning methods to coordinate and evaluate service delivery of emergency personnel and materials; and training techniques and development of emergency services personnel. Essential Job Functions Assists in the research, development, analysis, and maintenance of emergency and disaster plans, policies, and procedures. Assists in the planning, designing, and executing of disaster and emergency response and recovery exercises and training. Assists in recommending the utilization of emergency response personnel, equipment, and supplies during emergencies. Assists in coordinating the response to active emergencies and disasters from the County Emergency Operations Center or a Field Incident Command Post. Develops and writes reports and correspondence; and maintains and provides disaster and emergency information to representatives of government agencies, community groups, business organizations, and the public. Develops and prepares emergency information sheets, brochures, procedures manuals, and checklists. Assists and advises schools, industry groups, the public, and various groups in disaster preparedness efforts and ensures readiness of emergency operations personnel, facilities, and equipment. Communicates verbally, in writing, or through graphic representations with County management, staff, the public, organized groups, and representatives of various agencies. Participates in emergency exercises and assists in training emergency services workers. Operates emergency equipment communications systems and coordinates emergency response materials and personnel. Serves on a rotational basis as a Duty Officer responsible for coordinating and monitoring the County's response to any emergency or disaster that impacts the Los Angeles County Operational Area. Moves supplies and equipment to facilitate information, disaster preparedness, and disaster recovery efforts. May also walk or climb over uneven surfaces to assess damage after a disaster. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Option 1: Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's degree in Homeland Security or Emergency Management. Option 2: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree -AND- Two years of experience providing technical staff support assisting with technical and administrative tasks related to an emergency management, emergency response, disaster recovery or disaster preparedness program. Option 3 : Five years of experience providing technical staff support assisting with technical and administrative tasks related to an emergency management, emergency response, disaster recovery or disaster preparedness program, three years of which must have been at the level of Program Specialist I, CEO* or higher. *Experience at the level of County of Los Angeles class of Program Specialist I, CEO provides professional services organization-wide regarding administration of specialized Countywide programs, under immediate supervision. The work involves assisting and supporting administration in the efficient operation of its functions by doing research, analysis and making recommendations into matters such as emergency management, contracts, human resources, budget, information technology, risk management, and communications. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Certificates of successful completion of the following Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Independent Study Program courses**: IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100 IS-120.C: Introduction to Exercises IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents IS-230.D: Fundamentals of Emergency Management IS-235.C: Emergency Planning IS-240.B: Leadership and Influence IS-241.B: Decision Making and Problem Solving IS-242.B: Effective Communication IS-244.B: Developing and Managing Volunteers IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction IS-800.B: National Response Framework, An Introduction **Please note FEMA courses are subject to periodic updates. Applicants must show they have completed the most current FEMA course. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Involves light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of two (2) parts: Part I: A multiple choice test weighted at 60% covering: Deductive Reasoning Professional Potential Achievement Coping with Uncertainty Responsibility Working to High Quality Standards Willingness to Learn Maintaining Good Working Relationships Analyzing Information Learning Quickly Generating New Ideas Using Time Efficiently Adapting to Change MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. Only applicants who achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the multiple choice test will proceed to Part II of the examination. Part II: An Evaluation of Training and Experience weighted at 40% covering Professional Technical Knowledge of Disaster and Emergency Preparedness, Resources, and Emergency Management Techniques. Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the register. All test invitations and other correspondences (non-acceptance and final result) will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid e-mail address in their application. Please add rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov, noreply@governmentjobs.com, talentcentral@shl.com, noreply@proctoru.com, donot-reply@amcatmail.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your e-mail address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent e-mail notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they receive our email. Transfer of Test Responses: Applicants who are concurrently applying to Emergency Management Coordinator II and III, CEO (Exam No.: M0834B-R, M0835B-R ) will take the identical test part (Part I) one time only. Applicants who have taken identical test questions recently for other exams will have their test responses automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test questions that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test responses may be transferred. TEST PREPARATION : Test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for written employment tests: Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While these practice materials will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION : The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register for a period of 6 months following the date of promulgation. VACANCY INFORMATION : The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies at the Chief Executive Office as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT : Any How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the closing date as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this web site. In order to receive credit for any certification and/or degrees, you MUST attach a legible copy of certificate, diploma or official transcripts at the time of filing (preferred), or within seven (7) calendar days from application submission. If you are unable to attach the required documents at the time of filing, you must email to rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov within seven (7) calendar days of filing. Please include exam number and exam title. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS . Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES : All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE application and you may be disqualified. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. Fair Chance Initiative The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed . Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI) The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. ADA Accommodation If you have a disability and need assistance to apply to this job, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov and completing the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form . The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. _______________________________________________________________________________ ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Adam Salgado Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-2945 Department Contact Email: rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jun 02, 2021
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER: M0834B-R FIRST DAY OF FILING: June 2, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. (PT) The first review of applications will take place on June 16, 2021. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. BENEFIT INFORMATION: The County of Los Angeles offers an excellent benefits package which includes a Cafeteria Benefit Plan, Contributory Defined Benefit Retirement Plan, matched 401(k) Savings and Deferred Compensation & Thrift Plans, 12 paid Holidays, 10 paid leave days and an option to buy one to 20 more, and flexible work schedules. POSITION INFORMATION: Under general supervision, performs Countywide disaster and emergency management planning, response and recovery work. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class are restricted to the Chief Executive Office and provide professional staff support in the planning, coordination, and control in the areas of Countywide emergency management, disaster preparedness, community disaster planning, recovery operations, disaster cost recovery, logistics, disaster notification systems and technology, disaster and homeland security grant administration, mass care, and disaster and emergency response training. Incumbents research and complete complex technical and analytical assignments in disaster and emergency planning and serve on a rotational basis as a Duty Officer responsible for coordinating and monitoring the County's response to any emergency or disaster that impacts the Los Angeles County Operational Area. Work is varied and difficult with some latitude for independent action and decision. Incumbents in these positions require a professional knowledge of the principles, practices, purposes, and techniques of emergency planning and disaster response; geographic and demographic characteristics of the Southern California region; logistics and operations planning methods to coordinate and evaluate service delivery of emergency personnel and materials; and training techniques and development of emergency services personnel. Essential Job Functions Researches, develops, analyzes, and maintains emergency and disaster plans, policies, and procedures. Plans, designs, and executes disaster and emergency response and recovery exercises and training. Recommends utilization of emergency response personnel, equipment and supplies during emergencies. Coordinates the response to active emergencies and disasters from the County Emergency Operations Center or a Field Incident Command Post. Develops and writes reports and correspondence; and maintains and provides disaster and emergency information to representatives of government agencies, community groups, business organizations, and the public. Develops and prepares emergency information sheets, brochures, procedures manuals, and checklists. Assists and advises schools, industry groups, the public and various groups in disaster preparedness efforts and ensures readiness of emergency operations personnel, facilities, and equipment. Communicates verbally, in writing, or through graphic representations with County management, staff, the public, organized groups, and representatives of various agencies. Participates in emergency exercises and assists in training emergency services workers. Operates emergency equipment communications systems and coordinates emergency response materials and personnel. Serves on a rotational basis as a Duty Officer responsible for coordinating and monitoring the County's response to any emergency or disaster that impacts the Los Angeles County Operational Area. Moves supplies and equipment to facilitate information, disaster preparedness, and disaster recovery efforts. May also walk or climb over uneven surfaces to assess damage after a disaster. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Option 1: Graduation from an accredited college with a Master's degree in Homeland Security or Emergency Management -AND- One year of responsible professional experience analyzing and developing plans, procedures and training programs in an emergency management, emergency response, disaster recovery or disaster preparedness program. Option 2: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree -AND- two years of responsible professional experience analyzing and developing plans, procedures and training programs in an emergency management, emergency response, disaster recovery or disaster preparedness program. Option 3: Three years of responsible professional experience analyzing and developing plans, procedures and training programs in an emergency management, emergency response, disaster recovery or disaster preparedness program. Option 4: One year of experience at the level of Emergency Management Coordinator I, CEO*, or higher. *In the County of Los Angeles, experience at the level of Emergency Management Coordinator I, CEO is defined as assisting in Countywide disaster and emergency management planning, response and recovery work, u nder immediate supervision . OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Certificates of successful completion of the following Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Independent Study Program courses**: IS-100.B: Introduction to Incident Command System, ICS-100 IS-120.C: Introduction to Exercises IS-200.B: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents IS-230.D: Fundamentals of Emergency Management IS-235.C: Emergency Planning IS-240.B: Leadership and Influence IS-241.B: Decision Making and Problem Solving IS-242.B: Effective Communication IS-244.B: Developing and Managing Volunteers IS-700.A: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction IS-800.B: National Response Framework, An Introduction **Please note FEMA courses are subject to periodic updates. Applicants must show they have completed the most current FEMA course. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Involves light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of two (2) parts: Part I: A multiple choice test weighted at 60% covering: Deductive Reasoning Professional Potential Achievement Coping with Uncertainty Responsibility Working to High Quality Standards Willingness to Learn Maintaining Good Working Relationships Analyzing Information Learning Quickly Generating New Ideas Using Time Efficiently Adapting to Change MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. Only applicants who achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the multiple choice test will proceed to Part II of the examination. Part II: An Evaluation of Training and Experience weighted at 40% covering Professional Technical Knowledge of Disaster and Emergency Preparedness, Resources, and Emergency Management Techniques. Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the register. All test invitations and other correspondences (non-acceptance and final result) will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid e-mail address in their application. Please add rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov , info@governmentjobs.com, noreply@governmentjobs.com, talentcentral@shl.com, noreply@proctoru.com, and donotreply@amcatmail.com to your e-mail address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent e-mail notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they receive our email. Transfer of Test Responses: Applicants who are concurrently applying to Emergency Management Coordinator I, and III, CEO (Exam No.: M0833B-R, M0835B-R ) will take the identical test part (Part I) one time only. Applicants who have taken identical test questions recently for other exams will have their test responses automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test questions that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test responses may be transferred. TEST PREPARATION : Test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for written employment tests: Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While these practice materials will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION : The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register for a period of 6 months following the date of promulgation. VACANCY INFORMATION : The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies at the Chief Executive Office as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT : Any How to Apply: Applications must be submitted online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the closing date as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this web site. In order to receive credit for any certification and/or degrees, you MUST attach a legible copy of certificate, diploma or official transcripts at the time of filing (preferred), or within seven (7) calendar days from application submission. If you are unable to attach the required documents at the time of filing, you must email to rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov within seven (7) calendar days of filing. Please include exam number and exam title. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS . Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES : All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE application and you may be disqualified. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. Fair Chance Initiative The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed . Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI) The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. ADA Accommodation If you have a disability and need assistance to apply to this job, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov and completing the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form . The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. _______________________________________________________________________________ ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Adam Salgado Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-2945 Department Contact Email: rsalgado@hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: Continuous