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.

 

   

253 job(s) at Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 08, 2020
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER C-3901-I APPLICATION FILING PERIOD Beginning Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 7:00 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. ONLINE FILING ONLY FOR THIS EXAMINATION. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Essential Job Functions A Survey Supervisor I, Flood Control is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: provides administrative and technical supervision for sub-professional office engineering personnel engaged in the implementation, coordination and checking of general surveys; reviews Record of Survey Maps and Corner Records for compliance with the Professional Land Surveyor's Act; reviews pending jobs and supervises the assembly of all survey information such as tract maps, parcel maps, construction and design plans and surveys of record that are needed to accomplish field survey work; designs and recommends control systems and methods to be used for hydrographic surveys and coordinates this work with the Field Engineers; supervises and performs checks on survey calculations for closing and adjusting traverses, computing coordinates, trilateration and triangulation, and reconciling conflicting vertical control data; plans and coordinates survey methods to obtain the desired accuracy, to meet legal requirements, to meet completion dates, and to ensure the suitability of surveys for intended purposes; analyzes completed survey notes for mathematical accuracy, accepted surveying practices, and conformance to required methodology and legal requirements; prepares specifications for aerial mapping and photography, reviews bids, and recommends contract awards; initiates requests for aerial mapping and photography, coordinates work with the contractors and checks finished products and billing for compliance with contract provisions; supervises the preparation of topographic maps based on survey data; and administers and coordinates consultant surveying contracts or the surveying portion of general design contracts including all liaison and negotiations with consultants for the completion of such contacts from design and control phase to the conclusion of construction. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Option I: Three years of experience as a Survey Party Chief I in the service of the County of Los Angeles*. Option II: One year of experience at the level of a Survey Party Chief II**. A California State Certificate of Registration as a Professional Land Surveyor, or a California State Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued prior to January 1, 1982 is required. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. LICENSE INFORMATION 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. PHYSICAL CLASS: 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 applicants must have County status as a Survey Party Chief I as evidenced by holding such payroll title for the required period of time. No out-of-class experience will be accepted. **Experience at the level of the Los Angeles County class of Survey Party Chief II is defined as performing the more complex or difficult types of surveying, such as specialized geodetic control, boundary, hydrographic, right of way and construction surveys including supervision of a large survey crew or multiple survey crews in the field in the above types of surveys. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT This examination will consist of an Interview covering experience, work style, and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the interview in order to be placed on the eligible register. Final results will be sent by U.S.. postal mail. Test scores cannot be disclosed over the phone. 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 following the date of promulgation. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. 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. VACANCY INFORMATION The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill a vacancy in the Department of Public Works. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements . Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, and description of work performed. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination or selection process. 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 or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or 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 . ONLINE FILING ONLY 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. We must receive your application by 5:30 P.M., Pacific Time, on the last day of filing. Note: if you are unable to attach required documents, you must e-mail them to bbaiz@dpw.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application filing online. Please include your name, exam number and 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 USER ID AND PASSWORD All applicants must file their application 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 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. CONTACT INFORMATION Department Contact Name: Barbara Baiz Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141 Department Contact Fax : (626) 979-5440 Department Contact Email: bbaiz@dpw.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 458-2141 Teletype Phone: (626) 282-7829 California Relay Services : (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 08, 2020
Full Time
FILING DATE: 07/10/2019 at 8:00 a.m., PST Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice EXAM NUMBER: Y5512Q TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO RE-OPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION AND APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME, THE CORRECT EXAMINATION TITLE AND NUMBER. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the county's effort to provide health services to the resident of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. THE MISSION: We're remaking the nation's largest county-run correctional health system with a focus on social justice medicine, compassionate whole-person care, community partnership and professional growth. Every day, we put our vision and our values into practice as we strive to improve healthcare for uniquely underserved population. DEFINITION : Provides professional pharmacy services in a hospital, clinic, correctional facility, or other health care setting, and provides technical supervision to support personnel performing pharmacy duties. Essential Job Functions Provides expert information to healthcare staff, patients, and others about drugs and other pharmaceuticals with respect to such factors as the appropriateness of drugs in relation to the patient's condition and drug history; the choice of drugs including dosage form, quantity, methods of administration, and alternative therapy for drugs having undesirable side effects; the pharmacological characteristics of drugs including their effects on the human system , the condition being treated , and , their chemical interaction with other substances in the patient's system; and , their physical characteristics such as compatibility with other drugs, forms in which they are or can be manufactured, and expected shelf life. Screens prescriptions and medication orders for completeness, proper authorization, dosage and quantity, therapeutic compatibility, drug interactions , and allergies ; and clarifies possible problems with appropriate medical staff. Monitors the condition of patients through observation of physical or laboratory reactions to drug therapy and reports findings to attending physician, suggesting changes in drug therapy as indicated; may be assigned to the ongoing management of chronic disease patients , subject to periodic review of medical staff. Supervises or performs the preparation of drug labels and the affixing of labels to the proper containers; ensures the inclusion of appropriate directions for the timing, methods, and precautions to be observed in taking the medication; personally instructs patients in the use of medications when indicated. Takes drug histories and participates as drug consultant with the medical staff and patients in the selection of drug therapy for individual patients, including choice of medications, dosage, strength, frequency and method of administration. Provides technical supervision to Pharmacy Technicians and Intern Pharmacists in the prepacking of pharmaceuticals. Develops, maintains, and supervises the operation of drug distribution systems including the maintenance of appropriate controls; notes and reports quality deficiencies of drug products; and, ensures that pharmaceuticals are properly ordered, stored, kept up-to-date, and protected from deterioration. Selects, compounds, and dispenses drugs and other pharmaceutical products ordered by physicians, dentists, and other licensed medical practitioners, including the calculation and preparation of solutions for oral, external, intramuscular, and intravenous administration. Utilizes pharmacy and other medication-related computerized information systems. Provides replenishment of drugs along with support and maintenance of pharmacy automation to ensure proper functioning and operation. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Option I: One year of work experience as a Registered Pharmacist. Option II: Successful completion of a residency program* in pharmacy. LICENSE: A current license to practice as a Registered Pharmacist** issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy. 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 MUST attach a legible copy of their certificate confirming successful completion of a one year pharmacy residency program with their application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. Applications submitted without a certificate will be rejected as incomplete. In order to receive credit for any college course work, any type of college degree, or completion of a residency program, you must include a legible copy of the official letter or official certificate with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. **The required license or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; conditional provisional, probationary or restricted licenses or certificates will NOT be accepted. Applicants must ensure the certificates and licenses section of the application is completed. Provide the type(s), license number(s) and names(s) of the issuing agency for the required license(s) or attach a legible photocopy of their license to practice as a Registered Pharmacist issued by the California State Board of Pharmacy to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from filing online . Original license MUST be presented during the selection process and prior to appointment. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an interview covering training, 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 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 promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score 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. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any 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., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking the green "APPLY" button for 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 recession 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. NOTE : If you are unable to attach the required documents to your application, you must email them to the Exam Analyst, Hilary Hocking at HHocking@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and exam title. 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 hhocking@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. 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. 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 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: Hilary Hocking, Exam Analyst 323-914-8356 hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 08, 2020
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY EXAM NUMBER Y5701F THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD AND UPDATE DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESIONNAIRE. FILING START DATE 8/10/2020 at 8:00 A.M. (PT) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to close without prior notice. DEFINITION : Consults with administrative, medical, and nursing personnel in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and related health facilities to assist them in achieving compliance with State and Federal nursing regulations, and with the professional staff of the County Health Facilities Inspection Division in evaluating nursing services provided by licensed health care facilities. 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 heatlh 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 : Our mission is to advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. Essential Job Functions Functions as a Just Culture expert to provide consultation to facilities in the use and interpretation of the Just Culture model. Provides facility training in Just Culture concepts when requested. Assists with Risk Management and Patient Safety related functions, including staffing DHS' Risk Management and Patient Safety committees. Provides professional consultation to health facility administrators and nursing staff in the interpretation of laws, regulations and standards governing licensing, accreditation and certification for Medicare and Medi-Cal and in various acceptable methods of maintaining, improving, or modifying nursing operations. Plans, develops, and conducts orientation and in-service training sessions for Division staff, conducts and participates in educational programs for health facility administrators, nurses and other health professionals, and develops guidelines and manuals for use in interpreting requirements for nursing care services. Conducts both internal and external surveys to determine standards of practice which includes preparing survey questions, distributing surveys, following up on facility/program responses, and compiling summary data. Visits health facilities and evaluates the quality of nursing service and compliance with laws and regulations; Notifies facilities in writing of findings and recommendations for correction of deficiencies, monitoring progress toward implementation of recommendations. Conducts audits, performs special studies and critical reviews of medical record, such as adverse event investigations, Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal audits, and risk management audits to confirm compliance with facility enacted corrective actions. Functions as the chairperson for the Infection Control Committee, Quality Improvement Committee and Emergency Preparedness Subcommittee, which includes assisting department managers and directors to organize, interpret, and present data for committee meetings; Plans agendas and prepares minutes for the monthly Quality Improvement and Infection Control committee meetings. Assists in departmental improvement projects such as those related to hospital acquired pressure injuries, falls, workplace violence, etc. Performs reviews and critical analyses of Safety Intelligence (SI) incident reports submitted by facility frontline staff, to assess for appropriateness and thoroughness based on departmental policies. Identifies and notifies DHS Risk Management staff of events that may meet external reporting criteria such as CDPH Adverse Events and/or those that are at high risk for litigation. Updates and revises program materials, such as the "Patient Safety & Risk Management Handbook". Creates Patient Safety and Risk Management educational materials for facility staff. Maintains liaison with State and Federal agencies and professional organizations in connection with the development, analysis and interpretation of legislative and regulatory material in the area of nursing and its application to licensed health care facilities. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Five (5) years of experience as a Registered Nurse including two (2) years of experience in an administrative*, supervisory**, or consultative*** capacity. (A Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited**** college or university will be accepted for (1) year of the required experience.) LICENSE: A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Please ensure the certificates and licenses section of the application is completed. Provide the type of the required license(s), the number(s), the date(s) of issue, the date(s) of expiration and the name(s) of the issuing agency for each license as specified in the Selection Requirements. Applicants claiming experience in a state other than California must provide their Registered Nurse License Number from that state on the application at the time of filing. Applications submitted without the required evidence of licensure will be considered incomplete. The required license and certification must be current, active, and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary, or restricted license or certification will not be accepted. A valid California Class C Driver License is required. 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. 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 : * Administrative capacity is defined as performing in an administrative services branch of an organizational unit, including responsibility for the development of procedures and participation in policy formulation. ** Supervisory capacity is defined as planning, assigning, reviewing the work of staff, and evaluating employee performance. *** Consultative capacity is defined as an expert in a specialized field, expressing views, providing opinions, and recommending courses of action to be taken on problems presented by others for resolution. **** In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as master degree, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma or official transcripts which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications: Experience working as a Registered Nurse in a Risk Management, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety or Infection Control department. Experience as a Registered Nurse surveying, investigating, inspecting and evaluating hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and other health facilities, clinics and/or individual providers for conformity with and enforcement of Federal and State licensing and certification requirements relating to the quality of medical care. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information, desirable qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire, weighted at 100%. Candidates must meet the selection requirements and 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 in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. AVAILABLE SHIFT : Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. VACANCY INFORMATION : The resulting eligible register for 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., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking the "APPLY" green 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 SELECTION REQUIREMENTS . Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely to receive full credit for related education and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. 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: Please note that All information supplied by applicants and included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION . We may reject your application at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment is made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Comments such as "SEE RESUME" or "SEE APPLICATION" will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be REJECTED . It is recommended that you provide your work experience using statements that provide the following three elements: ACTION you took, the CONTEXT in which you took that action, and the BENEFIT that was realized from your action. Include specific reference to the impact you made in the positions you have held. NOTE: If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the documents to the Exam Analyst, Martha Teran at mteran1@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please ensure to reference your attachment(s) by including your full name, examination number and examination title in the subject of your email. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE : Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employees 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 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. 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 . ADA COORDINATOR : (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE : (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT : Sylvia Jaimez, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7041 SJaimez@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 08, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FIRST DAY OF FILING: NOVEMBER 10, 20 15 AT 8:00 a.m., PST UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE EXAM NUMBER: Y-6504-J OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY DEFINITION: Performs journey-level elevator and escalator maintenance and repair work. Essential Job Functions Tests and adjusts general operating and safety features of elevators, dumbwaiters, and escalators such as speed, acceleration, leveling, braking, emergency stop, and alarm bell. Maintains and repairs electronic control panels, switches, relays, signal devices, electric motors, generators and related equipment. Inspects, adjusts, maintains, and repairs hoist motors and machinery, governors, door mechanisms, cables, hydraulic buffers, pumps, brakes, rails, guides and related equipment. Determines the need for and performs major overhaul or replacement of defective equipment. Maintains work records. Maintains tools and equipment. Drives automotive equipment to work sites. Supervises trainees and helpers. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Option I: Completion of a recognized elevator mechanic training program of at least four years, duration. -OR- Option II: Five (5) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of elevators or escalators, one year of which must have been at the journey-level*. LICENSE: **A Los Angeles City Certificate of Registration as a Journey Elevator Mechanic. **Effective June 30, 2003 certification, temporary certification, or emergency certification by the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Occupational Safety and Health, as a Certified Competent Conveyance (elevator) Mechanic (CCCM). **A City of Los Angeles Regulation 4 Certificate may be required for testing Life/Safety systems in County buildings located within the city limits of Los Angeles. Life/Safety systems are defined as: fire alarms, automatic-closing fire assemblies, elevator recall, fire suppression, and emergency power systems. Please be sure to include the title of the required license/certificate(s), the license/certificate(s) number, date issued, date of expiration and the name of issuing agency as specified in the Selection Requirements and Desirable Qualifications on your application. The required license/certificate(s) must be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, or restricted license/certificate(s) will NOT be accepted. **A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform the job-related essential functions. License Information : Successful applicants for this position will be required to obtain a legible photocopy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. A legible photocopy of your driving record must be presented at the time of your appointment. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS FOUR OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED. 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. VISION: Keen color perception. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Journey-level experience is defined as a full performance level which is assigned the full-range and diversity of work. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Certified Elevator Technician certificate**, issued by the National Association of Elevator Contractors. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications, 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 : Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting Eligible Register from this examination will be used to fill the current vacancy at Harbor UCLA Medical Center. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION : APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Your application must be received by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for 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 the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you met 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 MINIMUM 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, and salary earned . If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. **You MUST attach a legible photocopy of the completion of a recognized elevator mechanic training program and required license/certificate(s) to your application at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach required documents, you may e-mail the documents to the exam analyst, within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: 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. 000-00-000, 111-11-111. etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application. 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: Sylvia Jaimez , Exam Analyst DHS - Human Resources Division E-mail: sjaimez@dhs.lacounty.gov Phone: (323) 914-7041 ADA COORDINATOR PHONE : (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE : (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 08, 2020
Full Time
FILING DATES: Applications will be accepted starting Monday, August 10, 2020, 8:00 a.m., PT through Friday, August 14, 2020, 5:00 p.m., PT. EXAM NUMBER: 41003A TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE SELECTION REQUIREMENTS BY THE LAST DATE OF FILING. DEFINITION: Leads a unit of analysts responsible for performing assignments focused on large scale projects that cut across, policy, technology and data analytics. These projects cut across multiple sections, have state and federal government implications and serve millions of Los Angeles County residents. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this supervisory class are located in the central administrative office of a line department, receive general supervision from a higher-level supervisor or manager and are responsible for supervising a unit of analysts performing a full range of difficult to complex analytical assignments within functional areas such as human resources, contracts, budget, finance and other closely related administrative functional areas. These positions may be allocated to major, complex administrative services divisions where they function in a lead or project management capacity with responsibility for providing guidance and direction to staff on the most specialized, complex and difficult analytical assignments which impact major departmental programs and administrative operations, or central agency departments, where they are responsible for providing technical expertise and guidance to administrative staff in County line departments on highly complex issues and problems associated with their area of expertise. Assignments require the use of discretion and care in the handling of confidential and sensitive information used to support management decisions, as well as professionalism and tact in dealing with individuals such as higher-level staff members, managers, and professionals from other organizations on sensitive or controversial issues of considerable consequence or importance. Candidates in this class are typically responsible for providing full administrative and technical supervision to lower-level staff and oversee the performance of the most specialized, complex and difficult work assignments which require a substantial depth of analysis as well as the use of sound professional judgment, initiative and creativity in devising and applying new research and analytical methods and techniques to address and resolve highly complex and/or contentious problems related to their assigned administrative functional area. Work tends to be covered by administrative policies and precedents; however, rules, policies, practices, precedents and guidelines specific to assignments are often scarce, inapplicable or have gaps in specificity; incumbents are expected to use judgment, initiative and resourcefulness in deviating from established work methods to modify, adapt, and/or refine broader guidelines to resolve issues and problems. Recommendations made have significant impact on higher-level staff and management decisions. Assignments are made in terms of overall objectives and resources available, with the incumbent and supervisor working in consultation to develop deadlines, the scope of the assignment and expected results. Incumbents are responsible for applying a mastery fo the principles, concepts, methods and techniques applicable to their functional area in planning and carrying out their assignments, resolving issues and conflicts that emerge and keeping the supervisor informed of progress made and potentially controversial matters identified. Completed work is evaluated in terms of soundness of approach, overall quality and results in meeting objectives and feasibility of recommendations. These positions differ from those belonging to the lower-level Administrative Services Manager I class in that positions within the latter class are responsible for either performing a full range of difficult to complex analytical assignments or supervising a small unit of lower-level analysts responsible for carrying out a variety of routine to moderately complex analytical assignments, while positions within the Administrative Services Manager II class are typically responsible for supervising a unit of analysts responsible for carrying out a full range of difficult to complex analytical assignments. Essential Job Functions SPECIALTY DUTIES: The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class. Analyzes the efficacy of improvement methodology and tools utilized to maximize timely project closeout. Develops and oversees the application of process improvement and process reengineering strategies to project departmental project teams. Oversee the development and implementation of LSS training for departmental project teams. Assesses the facilitation of design and implementation of new/improved process models and organizational structures. Monitors the application of project management best practices to ensure effectiveness of the application in closing projects and meeting projects goals. Oversees project dashboard maintenance and processes to ensure relevant data is captured. Analyzes project audit outcomes and measurement activities for the development of recommendations to enhance project performance. Ensures PMO staff stay apprised and fully trained in upcoming and newly established strategies and methodologies within the project management. Advises subordinate staff in the planning/compiling of departmental projects and assignments. Evaluates the preparation, coordination and submission of time-sensitive, reports and statistical measures associated with the projects overseen by the project team. Oversees the development and analyses of project measures and cost-analysis reports which will enhance project efficacy and efficiency. Develops and directs the application of sustainability tools to main maintain process improvements. Manages a team of Administrative Services Manager Is in the development, execution and analysis of all projects driven by Department-wide strategic goals. Monitors and analyzes departmental projects to forecast business process shifts to develop proactive recommendations. Establishes work performance expectations and measurements to ensure consistent workflow and performance of the ASM Is. Develops and maintain a succession plan to ensure continuity with staff knowledge and to maintain a designated level of expertise within the unit to ensure a solid foundation and permanency of this unit within the Department. Coordinates the actions of the section with Departmental Bureaus to ensure that projects are successfully launched and closed. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge: Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and coordination of people and resources. Candidate must demonstrate that they are strategic thinkers, possess excellent management skills, can timely identify and mitigate risks, has the analytical skills require to seek and analyze data, can problem solve and generate solutions. Program Project Management - Candidate must demonstrate that they are knowledgeable in Program Project Management technology and methodology (not IT or Construction) . Skills: Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Mathematical Reasoning - The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem. Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Coordination - Includes planning, scheduling, organizing, prioritizing, and monitoring work activities by utilizing resources (both human and material) to their fullest and aligning work plans with departmental goals. Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others. Instructing - Teaching others how to do something. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. Abilities: Complexity - The ability to highlight projects that need management support or additional resources or project that are at risk of not meeting expectations. Guidelines - The ability to identify interdependencies between projects, provide cross corrections strategies, if needed, and provide the managers with the guidance and tools needed to keep a project on track. Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Oral and Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing so others will understand. Work requires strong communications with sections, other County departments, and State partners. Reasoning - The ability to apply the rules of logic when synthesizing a variety of information to identify a problem or reach a workable decision, resolution, or recommendation. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: *A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Project Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Organizational Leadership or a discipline related to the core business function of the department - AND - three years of experience at the level of a journey analyst** or higher in performing project management activities that include initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling projects. *To receive credit for education, you MUST include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcript, or a certificate of completion with your application or within ten (10) calendar days from application submission. Official transcript and official letter are defined as transcript or letter that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school's Registrar Office. A printout of the transcript from the school's website is NOT considered official and will not be accepted which may result in your application being rejected. An evaluation report of a transcript is defined as a report issued by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by the NACES or the AICE of the United States. A transcript submitted that is expressed in a language other than English will NOT be accepted and may result in your application being rejected. **In the County of Los Angeles, Journey-level analyst work involves the independent performance of work assignments which require the use of sound professional judgment, initiative and creativity in identifying and selecting research and analytical methods and techniques to address and resolve complex, controversial, and/or sensitive problems related to administrative functions such as human resources, budget, finance, contracts and other closely-related, sensitive and confidential administrative functional areas. Acceptable classes are but may not be limited to Administrative Services Manager I; Senior Departmental Personnel Technician; Senior Regional Planner; Assistant Staff Analyst, Health Services; or Senior Contract Program Auditor. ENDORSEMENT OF COUNTY QUALIFICATIONS: Employees who wish to qualify using experience gained in county classifications not listed above must provide verification of qualifying out-of-class experience by providing official documentation of additional responsibility bonus, out-of-class bonus, temporary assignment bonus, or reclassification study with CEO Classification with your application at the time of filing or within ten (10) calendar days from application submission. Employees do not need to submit such verification if they hold or have held one of the positions listed above. 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: Physical Class II - Light.: Light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Project Management Professional (PMP). Experience managing all phases (procurement, requirements gathering, business process reengineering, development, testing and deployment) of a public assistance case management, or electronic health records management system, implementation. Ability to interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organizational levels Ability to manage changing priorities and mitigate risks within a highly dynamic environment. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of two (2) parts: Part 1: A qualifying Project Management multiple-choice test assessing the following: Project Communications Management Project Cost Management Project Human Resources Management Project Management Characteristics Project Management Methodologies Project Procurement Management Project Quality Management Project Risk Management Project Scope Management Project Stakeholder Management Project Time Management Applicants must pass PART 1 to proceed to PART 2. Part 2: A multiple-choice test weighted 100%, covering: General Problem-Solving Skills Management Judgement Deductive Reasoning Willingness to Learn 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 Responsibility Management Potential Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements, pass Part 1 and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part 2 to be added onto the list of eligible candidates. 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 AlexanderJavaherdashti@dpss.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com and the domain dpss.lacounty.gov to your 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. 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 re-scheduling of a test component. Notice of Non-acceptance and Final Result letters will be sent via E-mail or USPS, depending on your chosen method of contact in the supplemental questionnaire. Test scores cannot be given over the phone. STANDARDIZED MULTIPLE-CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19 TRANSFER OF SCORES : Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for this or any other exam within the last 12 months will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your test responses may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least twelve (12) months. Depending on the new examination content, your transferred test responses may not result in the same score. 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/practice_tests.html . ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on a list of eligible candidates for a period of twelve (12) months. 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. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible list will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Social Services offices located throughout Los Angeles County. PASSING THIS EXAMINATION AND BEING PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST DOES NOT GUARANTEE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. 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. Apply online by clicking on the "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/careers/lacounty. Applicants must submit all applicable documents (VOEL, diplomas, official transcripts, certificates, etc.) during application submission. All documents must be clear and legible. Although resumes can be uploaded as attachments to the application, resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of completing the online application. Documents not submitted with the application may be emailed to ExamsUnit@dpss.lacounty.gov , but must be received within ten (10) calendar days of filing. All emails must clearly identify the applicant's name and the subject line must include the exam name Administrative Services Manager II (Project Management) and exam number 41003A . Acceptance of your application depends on whether you clearly show that you meet the Selection Requirement. Fill out the online application completely and correctly in order to receive full credit for any related education, training, and job experience. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed. Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Selection Requirement will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and disqualification. All information supplied is subject to verification. APPLICATIONS MAY BE REJECTED AT ANY STAGE OF THE SELECTION PROCESS. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. PLEASE REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY PRIOR TO CLICKING THE "SUBMIT" BUTTON 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 the Class Specification and/or Selection 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. 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 or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record and is subject to disqualification for this examination. Questions regarding this posting may be emailed, with exam name Administrative Services Manager II (Project Management) and exam number 41003A in the subject line, to ExamsUnit@dpss.lacounty.gov Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (877) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Alexander Javaherdashti Department Contact Phone: (562) 566-7537 Department Contact Email: ExamsUnit@dpss.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/14/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 08, 2020
Full Time
FILING DATES: Applications will be accepted starting Monday, August 10, 2020, 8:00 a.m., PT through Friday, August 14, 2020, 5:00 p.m., PT. EXAM NUMBER: 41004A TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE SELECTION REQUIREMENTS BY THE LAST DATE OF FILING. DEFINITION: Direct a section responsible for managing large scale projects focus on implementing projects that cut across, policy, technology and data analytics. These projects cut across multiple sections, have state and federal government implications and serve millions of Los Angeles County residents. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this management-level class are typically located in the central administrative office of line departments and report to a higher-level manager. Incumbents are responsible for directing, through subordinate, professional administrative supervisors, a section composed of multiple units responsible for providing professional administrative services in such areas as human resources, budget, finance, contracts and other closely related administrative functional areas. Assignments require the use of care and discretion in the handling of confidential and sensitive information used to either make decisions which significantly impact departmental programs and administrative operations, or support decisions made by higher-level management. Knowledge: Candidate must demonstrate that they are knowledgeable in Program Project Management technology and methodology (not IT or Construction) . Candidate must demonstrate that they are strategic thinkers, possess excellent management skills, can timely identify and mitigate risks, has the analytical skills require to seek and analyze data, can problem solve and generate solutions. Supervisory Controls: Candidate will be responsible for directing or supporting projects that align with DPSS strategic vision and mission, have significant budgetary impacts, impact a significant number of customers, have major federal or state implications or are Board priorities. Guidelines: Candidate must have the ability to make decisions based on multiple and sometimes ambiguous or conflicting guidelines that require considerable interpretation, the planning of all phases of assignments, as well as the development of some new methods to complete work. Candidate must be able to identify interdependencies between projects, provide cross corrections strategies, if needed, and provide the managers with the guidance and tools needed to keep a project on track. Complexity: Work requires the use of many different and unrelated processes and methods, as well as a great depth of analysis to identify the nature and extent of problems, develop new methods, and deal with many variables including some that are unclear or conflicting. Work requires the ability to highlight projects that need management support or additional resources, or projects that are at risk of not meeting expectations. Work also requires strong communications with sections, other County departments, and State partners. Impact: Completed work affects a wide range of departmental programs and/or administrative activities, influence internal or external operations, or impacts many people. Contacts and Purpose of Contacts: Contacts at this level include influential individuals within and outside of the department such as executive-level managers, senior-level managers, and high-level staff, as well as professionals from other organizations, such as contractors or attorneys. Contacts are made for the purpose of influencing these individuals on matters of considerable importance. These positions differ from those belonging to the lower-level Administrative Services Manager II class in that positions within the latter class are responsible for supervising a unit of lower-level analysts performing a full range of difficult to complex analytical assignments, while positions within the Administrative Services Manager III class are responsible for managing, through subordinate supervisors, an administrative services section composed of multiple units. Essential Job Functions SPECIALTY DUTIES: The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class. Directs administrative professional and technical staff in Project Management Office (PMO). Oversees the training and development of the departmental workforce in process improvement and Project Management methodologies. Oversees the monitoring, tracking and identification of potential risks of all departmental high priority, legislative, legal and Department Head initiated projects. Directs and facilitates high priority, legislative, legal and Department Head initiated projects ensuring they are aligned with the department's strategic objectives. Maintains process standards by providing a framework to establish standard performance measures based on organizational goals and objectives and providing tools and procedures to achieve the department's mission and vision. Implements initiatives inter-departmentally and other counties to adopt and implement best practices in process improvement and project management methodologies. Acts as a liaison to the executive team by being a liaison on "at risk" projects by ensuring issues, risks, or interdependencies are monitored, pulling key stakeholders together to address, and/or elevating to Executive Management for resolution. Makes recommendations on projects and ensuring all PMO-tracked projects are aligned with the department's business objectives and the strategic plan. Coordinates and oversees the daily activities within the section, i.e. reports, ensuring meetings are scheduled, performance evaluations etc. Advises Administrative Services Managers on establishing performance standards and professional development goals for the section. Directs the PMO team to enhance and create tracking and measurement tools. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Option 1: Two years of bona-fide supervisory experience* over a unit of analyst performing assignments within on or more of the following administrative fields: human resources, budget, finance, contracts or other closely-related administrative field - AND - three additional years of experience at the level of a journey analyst** or higher in performing project management activities that include initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling projects. Option 2***: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Project Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Organizational Leadership or a discipline related to the core business function of the department - AND - four years of experience at the level of a journey analyst** or higher in performing project management activities that include initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling projects. *Bona-fide supervisory experience includes responsibility for planning, assigning and reviewing the work of staff, evaluation employee performance, participating in interviewing and selecting new staff, and performance management. **In the County of Los Angeles, Journey-level analys t work involves the independent performance of work assignments which require the use of sound professional judgment, initiative and creativity in identifying and selecting research and analytical methods and techniques to address and resolve complex, controversial, and/or sensitive problems related to administrative functions such as human resources, budget, finance, contracts and other closely-related, sensitive and confidential administrative functional areas. Acceptable classes are, but may not be limited to Administrative Services Manager I; Senior Departmental Personnel Technician; Senior Regional Planner; Assistant Staff Analyst, Health Services; or Senior Contract Program Auditor. ENDORSEMENT OF COUNTY QUALIFICATIONS: Employees who wish to qualify using experience gained in County classifications not listed above must provide verification of qualifying out-of-class experience by providing official documentation of additional responsibility bonus, out-of-class bonus, temporary assignment bonus, or reclassification study with CEO Classification with your application at the time of filing or within ten (10) calendar days from application submission. Employees do not need to submit such verification if they hold or have held one of the positions listed above. ***In order to qualify under Option 2 , you MUST include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcript, or a certificate of completion with your application or within ten (10) calendar days from application submission. Official transcript and official letter are defined as transcript or letter that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school's Registrar Office. A printout of the transcript from the school's website is NOT considered official and will not be accepted which may result in your application being rejected. An evaluation report of a transcript is defined as a report issued by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by the NACES or the AICE of the United States. A transcript submitted that is expressed in a language other than English will NOT be accepted and may result in your application being rejected. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Leading Change: Innovation and Creativity; External Awareness; Flexibility/Adaptability; Resilience; Strategic Thinking; Vision. Leading People: Conflict Management; Developing Others; Promoting a Diverse Workforce; Teambuilding/Collaboration; Promoting an Accountable Workforce. Achieving Results: Customer Service; Decisiveness; Integrity/Honesty; Planning and Evaluation. Operational Acumen: Fiscal Responsibility; Workforce Development; Operational Improvement. Building Partnerships: Influencing/Negotiating; Networking; Political Acumen. Fundamental Competencies: Active Listening; Reasoning/Critical thinking; Oral Communication; Written Communication. Technical Credibility: Specialized Job Knowledge; Supervisory/Management Knowledge. 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: Physical Class II - Light.: Light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a Project Management Professional (PMP). A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Project Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Organizational Leadership or a discipline related to the core business function of the department. Ability to interact with diverse technical and non-technical groups, spanning all organizational levels Ability to manage changing priorities and mitigate risks within a highly dynamic environment. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of two (2) parts: Part 1: A qualifying Project Management multiple-choice test assessing the following: Project Communications Management Project Cost Management Project Human Resources Management Project Management Characteristics Project Management Methodologies Project Procurement Management Project Quality Management Project Risk Management Project Scope Management Project Stakeholder Management Project Time Management Applicants must pass PART 1 to proceed to PART 2. Part 2: A multiple-choice test weighted 100%, covering: General Problem-Solving Skills Management Judgement Deductive Reasoning Willingness to Learn 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 Responsibility Management Potential Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements, pass Part 1 and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part 2 to be added onto the list of eligible candidates. 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 AlexanderJavaherdashti@dpss.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com and the domain dpss.lacounty.gov to your 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. 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 re-scheduling of a test component. Notice of Non-acceptance and Final Result letters will be sent via E-mail or USPS, depending on your chosen method of contact in the supplemental questionnaire. Test scores cannot be given over the phone. STANDARDIZED MULTIPLE-CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19 TRANSFER OF SCORES : Applicants who have taken identical test part(s) for this or any other exam within the last 12 months will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your test responses may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least twelve (12) months. Depending on the new examination content, your transferred test responses may not result in the same score. 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/practice_tests.html . ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on a list of eligible candidates for a period of twelve (12) months. As a result of a validation study conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.01 (D), successful candidates shall be assembled into separate groups as follows: Group 1: 89% - 100% Group 2: 77% - 88% Group 3: 70% - 76% 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. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible list will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Social Services offices located throughout Los Angeles County. PASSING THIS EXAMINATION AND BEING PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST DOES NOT GUARANTEE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. 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. Apply online by clicking on the "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/careers/lacounty. Applicants must submit all applicable documents (VOEL, diplomas, official transcripts, certificates, etc.) during application submission. All documents must be clear and legible. Although resumes can be uploaded as attachments to the application, resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of completing the online application. Documents not submitted with the application may be emailed to ExamsUnit@dpss.lacounty.gov , but must be received within ten (10) calendar days of filing. All emails must clearly identify the applicant's name and the subject line must include the exam name Administrative Services Manager III (Project Management) and exam number 41004A . Acceptance of your application depends on whether you clearly show that you meet the Selection Requirement. Fill out the online application completely and correctly in order to receive full credit for any related education, training, and job experience. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed. Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Selection Requirement will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and disqualification. All information supplied is subject to verification. APPLICATIONS MAY BE REJECTED AT ANY STAGE OF THE SELECTION PROCESS. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. PLEASE REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY PRIOR TO CLICKING THE "SUBMIT" BUTTON 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 the Class Specification and/or Selection 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. 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 or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record and is subject to disqualification for this examination. Questions regarding this posting may be emailed, with exam name Administrative Services Manager III (Project Management) and exam number 41004A in the subject line, to ExamsUnit@dpss.lacounty.gov Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: (877) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Alexander Javaherdashti Department Contact Phone: (562) 566-7537 Department Contact Email: ExamsUnit@dpss.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: 8/14/2020 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
The Department of Public Social Services is searching for a new Chief Deputy Director who will serve as operations executive for DPSS. This role exerts a powerful impact on the lives of millions of individuals in need, and the region's economy as a whole. To download the announcement, click https://bit.ly/2DxdW1X . To view and print a copy of the announcement for this position, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES IS AN ACTIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 07, 2020
Full Time
The County of Los Angeles is conducting a search for Assistant Director Public Social Services. This individual reports directly to the Chief Deputy and assists in the overall management of the department with responsibility for directing, through division-level managers, the Special Operations Bureau, which includes IHSS Operations, Research, Evaluation, Quality Assurance, Program Compliance, Training Academy, and Communications functions. This is a reposting of the March 2020 search. If you have previously applied, and wish to apply again, you use the same application and resume. To download the announcement, click https://bit.ly/3acrwUH . To view and print a copy of the announcement for this position, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES IS AN ACTIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 06, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FILING DATES: 3/16/17 at 8:00 A.M. PST Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y8697F TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO ADD A SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTION. PERSONS WHO HAVE APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IF THEY WISH. THE INFORMATION MUST CONTAIN THE CORRECT EXAM NUMBER AND NAME. DEFINITION: Under general supervision, serves as a staff psychologist at the full professional level by applying psychological principles in the following major areas: assessment, treatment, research, training, and clinical consultation. Essential Job Functions Initiates and carries out psychological research studies and provides rationale to implement departmental or service programs; collaborates on multidisciplinary projects. As a member of a professional, multidisciplinary team, plans treatment programs and disposition of cases, including identifying treatment outcomes. Performs direct service activities including diagnostic evaluation, structured clinical interviewing, and individual, group, and family therapy. Generates reports of diagnostic and psychological findings and/or treatment recommendations. Provides testimony before courts of law on results of psychological evaluations. Intervenes with clients to enhance their ability to fully participate in treatment, including defining treatment goals and designing intervention strategies that support recovery and resiliency. Obtains and studies medical, psychological, social, and family histories by interviewing individuals, couples, or families and reviewing relevant records. Provides consultation to other medical providers in the management of psychological and behavioral aspects of medical conditions. Provides technical guidance and instruction to interns and license-waivered psychologists. Selects, administers, and interprets a wide variety of psychological testing instruments in connection with the diagnosis and evaluation of clients with psychiatric and co-occurring disorders. Evaluates client response to treatment, modifies treatment strategies, and includes the client as part of the decision-making process. Utilizes a variety of treatment modalities such as psychotherapy, behavior modification, and various evidence-based or promising practices such as cognitive-behavioral therapy. Participates in an advisory capacity in the screening of new professional personnel in psychology, including trainees or psychology interns. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A Doctorate from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Educational Psychology, Education with the field of specialization in Counseling Psychology, or in a discipline deemed equivalent by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology. LICENSE: A license to practice as a Psychologist issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology. T he required license and/or certificate must be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary license and/or certificate will not be accepted. PHYSICAL CLASS II: Light: Light physical effort 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 must include a legible photocopy of the required degree and license to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in Rehabilitation Psychology or Rehabilitation Care. Experience in hospital or clinical setting. Experience in neuropsychological assessment. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added 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 grade on 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. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they 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. APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON 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 the 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 the 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 . 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 received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. If you are unable to attach documents to your application you must e-mail the required documents to the Exam Analyst, Hilary Hocking at hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title in your email. 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 hhocking@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. 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 applications 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: Hilary Hocking, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8356 hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 869-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 06, 2020
Full Time
EXAMINATION NUMBER: PH1070F FIRST DAY OF FILING : Monday, August 10, 2020 @ 8:30 a.m., Pacific Time (PT) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION This position is subject to the provisions of the Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP guidelines and regulations. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity No out of class or verification of experience letter will be accepted Position Information : Directs one of three major administrative functions of the Department of Public Health - system-wide planning, program evaluation, or policy analysis and development. Classification Standards: The three positions allocable to this class will have responsibility for one of three administrative programs: 1) direction and coordination of department-wide strategic planning activities, including healthcare needs and protections of County residents, development of community-oriented planning in service planning areas, and bridging program activities to departmental goals and objectives; 2) direction of evaluation activities conducted to determine the effectiveness of programs and services conducted by the Department of Public Health and by providers through contractual and MOU agreements, including accessibility of medical and preventive health services, health status changes of County residents, and geographical comparisons of service utilization; or 3) coordination and direction of department-wide policy analysis and development, including assurance of consistency with the mission and goals of the department and Public Health Programs, and consultation with local, state and federal officials regarding healthcare trends and policy. These positions will evaluate the quality and effectiveness of all programs, specifically including all personal health services, related to their functional areas. Performs special assignment work for the Department Head, as needed. Essential Job Functions Planning Directs department-wide strategic planning groups in the development of planning strategies and priorities for the Department of Public Health (DPH). Directs the standardization and quality improvement of data collection and dissemination across the department. Directs the development and implementation of a department-wide performance management system. Coordinates the development of community-oriented planning at the service planning area level. Coordinates the development and implementation of planning activities addressing the health protection and health care needs of the residents of Los Angeles County. Provides consultation and technical planning assistance to management, Area Health Officers and community partners regarding planning strategic priorities. Coordinates the department's planning activities with those of other departments, e.g., DPSS, community partners and stakeholders, including reviewing and commenting on plans for services delivered by MOU and contractual agreements. Assures that resources are available for determining the data needed to conduct comprehensive evaluation activities, including services delivered by MOU and contractual agreements. Evaluation Directs the assessment of department-wide activities affecting the health and wellbeing of the residents of Los Angeles County. Directs department-wide interdisciplinary teams in conducting evaluations across programs and services delivered by DPH and outside partners, e.g., by contractors and MOU partners. Directs the identification, evaluation and acquisition of resources for health programs and services, including the development of grant proposals and RFPs to secure evaluators and funding. Coordinates the development and dissemination of findings and recommendations developed from the evaluations conducted. Consults with program personnel on performance indicators for services provided through DPH, contractual and MOU agreements. Consults with Department management in the development of standards for evaluation within the Department, and critiques evaluations conducted by DPH partners. Coordinates the compilation and dissemination of information regarding evaluations for use by other County departments and public, private and community partners. Policy Analysis and Development Directs the development and implementation of systems for determining the department's policy priorities. Directs department-wide development of policy recommendations and dissemination of plans and objectives in response to opportunities to improve health through legislative, ordinance, regulatory and programmatic modifications. Coordinates unit and programmatic Public Health Program policies to assure department-wide consistency. Coordinates the analysis of policies as they apply to pending legislation. Coordinates the periodic review of local ordinances, and state and federal legislation to assure current departmental policies. Develops department-wide policy option papers. Tracks the status of the development and implementation of policy and legislation potentially impacting the health of Los Angeles County residents. Requirements Meet one of the following options at the time of filing in order to move forward in the exam process. OPTION I - Planning A Master's degree* or higher from an accredited college or university in Business, Public Health, Public Health Administration, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Urban Planning or a closely related field - AND - Five (5) years of work experience directing/conducting strategic planning activities for a large public health department** or other large health care organization. OPTION II - Evaluation A Master's degree* or higher from an accredited college or university in Business, Public Health, Public Health Administration, Sociology, Economics, Psychology or a closely related field - AND - Five (5) years of work experience in directing large scale, comprehensive, formative, process, cost and impact evaluations of health services and/or public health interventions, or five (5) years of work experience conducting public health or health care services evaluations in a large**, diverse public health or other large health care organization. OPTION III - Policy Analysis and Development A Master's degree* or higher from an accredited college or university in Business, Public Health, Public Health Administration, Public Policy or a related field - AND - Five (5) years of work experience in a large public health department** or other large health care organization developing and implementing policy activities for a diverse population. 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: 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 or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). (see Employment Information under Accreditation Information) Experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40-hour work week. ** A large public health department or other large health organization, would be one serving a population of at least 500,000 persons. Desirable Qualifications : Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications beyond the required experience: Experience establishing and maintaining effective relationships with public officials, legislative bodies, community groups, and public and private organizations to address local health issues. Experience providing direct daily administrative and/or programmatic support to senior leadership in a complex health organization. Additional Information Our Assessment Process: Once we have determined you meet one of the requirement options above, our process will consist of an evaluation of experience based on application information, desirable qualifications and supplemental questionnaire at the time of filing weighted 100% Applicants must meet one of the Requirement options above and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the assessment in order to be added to the hiring list (Eligible Register) for consideration of employment. Passing this examination and being added to the Eligible Register 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. 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. Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score on the assessment will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score on the assessment 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. 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. Have any questions about anything? Please contact us using the following information: Available Shift: Any California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 Exam Number: PH1070F 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
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER: Y5299K FILING START DATE: March 5, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION REGARDING NOTIFICATION OF EXAM RESULTS. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY CONTACT THE EXAM ANALYST IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. 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 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. POSITION INFORMATION: This position is administratively responsible for leading and managing multiple, complex programs or organizational areas with accountability and responsibility for programmatic planning, directing, implementing and evaluating accomplishment of both short and long term nursing service goals and objectives. In addition the position is responsible for recruiting, staffing, directing and controlling those areas within the scope of responsibilities of the position. MANAGEMENT APPRAISAL OF PERFORMANCE PLAN (MAPP): This position is subject to the provisions of the Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP guidelines and regulations. Essential Job Functions Plans, organizes and leads the components, scope and implementation of nursing operations for achievement of both short and long-term goals for the health care system in collaboration with other disciplines and services. Determines the subordinate organizational structure, clinical operations, standards and practices, and makes revisions consistent with changing legal, regulatory requirements, and health care trends. Directs the preparation of budgets for assigned areas; integrates with organizational budget and justifies budget and personnel resource requests. Establishes strategic priorities and operational guidelines for setting goals and objectives for delegated areas of responsibility. Interprets and communicates nursing and organizational philosophy goals, objectives, Departmental policies and procedures, and integrates evidence based standards of nursing practice. Evaluates and leads corrective actions regarding operational compliance with licensure, accreditation and regulatory standards. Evaluates the performance of subordinates; resolves problems and issues involving grievances or discipline. Administers general personnel management matters and actions and may participate in collective bargaining. Participates in strategic planning for the organization and leads initiatives for the nursing service area(s). Formulates policy, procedure, standards of care and standards of professional performance for the organization and nursing service. Serves as chief nursing officer in his/her absence. Leads and engages key stakeholders in quality improvement activities and implementation of Department of Health Services and other organizational initiatives. Collaborates with other disciplines to champion Patient Safety efforts to assess, prevent and reduce potential patient harm and facility risks. Leads efforts to promote patient/family satisfaction with care and services provided. Mentors, coaches and develops subordinates. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: 1. A Bachelor's degree* in nursing from an accredited institution. -AND- 2. A relevant Master's degree* in nursing or administration (MPA, MBA, MHA, MHS, MPH in Administration) from an accredited institution. -AND- 3. Four years of experience in nursing management at the level of Nurse Manager** or higher in a clinical environment supervising. Up to two years of experience with organization-wide responsibility for setting policy as an Assistant Nursing Director, Administration*** may be substituted for the required management experience. LICENSE REQUIREMENTS: A current active license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Please ensure the certificates and licenses section of the application is completed. Provide the type of the required license(s), the number(s), the date(s) of issue, the date(s) of expiration and the name(s) of the issuing agency for each license as specified in the Selection Requirements. Applicants claiming experience in a state other than California must provide their Registered Nurse License Number from that state on the application at the time of filing. Applications submitted without the required evidence of licensure will be considered incomplete. The required license and certification must be current, active, and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary, or restricted license or certification will not be accepted. 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: *In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as Bachelor's or Master's degree or higher, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application, at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online . **In the County of Los Angeles, a Nurse Manager administers an assigned nursing program or organizational unit with responsibility for planning, selecting and/or devising the methods and procedures to be used and for directing nursing supervisors and/or other personnel in the accomplishment of designated goals. ***In the County of Los Angeles, an Assistant Nursing Director, Administration, administers an organizational area which has functional impact on the management and/or operations of departments across the nursing or health care operation, such as the development of policy, application of procedures and provisions of services which broadly affect or control the management and operations of all departments and divisions within the nursing or health care operations. Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements at the time of filing. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Recent, within the last five years, acute nursing management experience in an acute hospital. Doctorate degree* in Nursing, Public Administration, Business Administration, or Health Administration from an accredited institution. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : The examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information and Desirable Qualifications weighted 100% Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order 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 croy@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 placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill a 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., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking the "APPLY" green 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 SELECTION REQUIREMENTS . Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely to receive full credit for related education and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. 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: Please note that All information supplied by applicants and included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION . We may reject your application at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment is made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Comments such as "SEE RESUME" or "SEE APPLICATION" will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be REJECTED . It is recommended that you provide your work experience using statements that provide the following three elements: ACTION you took, the CONTEXT in which you took that action, and the BENEFIT that was realized from your action. Include specific reference to the impact you made in the positions you have held. NOTE : If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you must email the documents to the Exam Analyst, Christina Roy at croy@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online . Please include your full name, examination number and examination title in the subject of your email. 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 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. 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. ADA COORDINATOR PHONE 323-914-7111 TELETYPE PHONE : (800) 899-4099 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE : (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT : Christina Roy, Exam Analyst 323-914-7837 croy@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Temporary
ORIGINAL POSTING DATE: 3/25/2013 Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER : Y5469C TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE SALARY INFORMATION. PERSONS WHO HAVE APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IF THEY WISH. THE INFORMATION MUST CONTAIN THE CORRECT EXAM NUMBER AND NAME. HOURLY PAY RATE UPDATE INFORMATION: The hourly rate change applies to both new hires and to existing employees. DEFINITION: Provides medical services to patients in ambulatory care facilities. Essential Job Functions Provides medical care on a part-time, per clinic session basis. Examines, diagnoses and treats patients. Gives or determines the need for special tests. Consults with other physicians regarding cases as necessary. Advises nursing and related personnel as to the administration of medication and treatment. Keeps medical records and charts. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A California State Physicians and Surgeon's Certificate* authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California. 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: *A legible copy of your California State Physicians and Surgeon's Certificate authorized by the Board of Medical Examiners of the State of California must be attached to the application at the time of filing. The required license or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted licenses or certificates will not be accepted. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based upon application information, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. 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 six (6) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete for this examination more than once every six (6) months. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they 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. APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON 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 the 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 the 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, description of work performed and salary earned. 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 fax them to (323) 869-0942 or e-mail the documents to the exam analyst within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: All applications 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 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 applications 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: Meri Snkhchyan, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8023 msnkhchyan@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 869-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER Y5208K FIRST DAY OF FILING October 26, 2017 at 8:00 A.M. (PST) 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 THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION REGARDING NOTIFICATION OF EXAM RESULTS. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY CONTACT THE EXAM ANALYST IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. DEFINITION: Plans and supervises the clinical practice activities of an assigned group of student nurses and performs related teaching functions at the Los Angeles County Medical Center School of Nursing -OR- in connection with a hospital's education program for nursing employees adapts standard lesson plan content to the needs of the individual trainee group, presents this content in a formal classroom situation, and supervises its application in a clinical setting. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class may be assigned to either the LAC Medical Canter School of Nursing or an in-service education program. At the LAC Medical Center School of Nursing: Clinical Instructors - R.N. function as members of an instructional team under the leadership of a Senior Nursing Instructor, but, like other team members, work under the administrative and technical supervision of an Assistant Director of the School. Clinical Instructors - R.N. plan and supervise the clinical laboratory practice of an assigned group of student nurses assuring that each student is exposed to a prescribed number and variety of learning situations which are appropriate for his level of achievement and which meet specific course objectives; they meet with students individually and in groups to facilitate the sharing of experiences and help them relate these experiences to the nursing theory taught in the classroom. Incumbents observe and prepare anecdotal records on student performance and, as instructional team members, contribute to the overall planning, conduct and evaluation of the course for which the team is responsible. In a hospital nursing education assignment : Clinical Instructors - R.N. work under the technical and administrative guidance of a higher level nursing instructor. Typically, they have responsibility for the implementation of standardized and repetitive ongoing training programs. Whatever their individual assignment, Clinical Instructors - R.N. are concerned with basic subject matter which is thoroughly familiar to those registered nurses who have had clinical experience in the subject matter they are assigned to teach. Although they are expected to have complete knowledge of this subject matter, Clinical Instructors - R.N. will not necessarily have had experience in the conduct of formal training programs; hence they require considerable guidance and direction from higher level nursing instructors in the application of training techniques and methodology. Essential Job Functions Acts as a Clinical Resource in areas of expertise; Conducts group conferences to help students or trainees to share and relate personal clinical experiences to nursing material taught in didactic training. Develops and presents formal classroom instruction to learners by performing such activities as: readying needed teaching materials, operating audio-visual equipment, monitoring examinations, maintaining attendance and other records and similar tasks. Develops teaching tools to evaluate and measure nursing competency and skills. Responsible for researching content, developing presentations and lesson plans. Coordinating training dates and times to meet the educational needs of areas as assigned for staff development, training and evaluation. Participates in or conducts formal education programs adapting standard lesson plan content to the needs of the specific trainee group. Evaluates learner's proficiency in making application of classroom training in clinical practice and remediate on strengths and weaknesses. Evaluates nurse competency and skills as new equipment and technology is available for use in the patient care areas, and determines if additional education and training is needed. Conducts demonstration and supervises clinical practice of selected technical procedures. Collaborates with other instructors to determine if issues within the clinical practice is system wide or isolated to one area/unit; Collaborates with other health team members to ensure staff education is coordinated to accomplish desirable clinical outcome efficiently and effectively ensuring evidence-based practice standards are met. Orients new work force members to the unit assigned for clinical practice and selects appropriate learning experiences for the group which meet course objectives. Participates in initial and annual nursing competency development, training and evaluation. Ensures appropriate documentation of all education programs according to regulatory standards. Creates flyers and sends information to potential nursing participants. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: 1. A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. -AND- 2. Three (3) years' of clinical experience as a registered nurse within the last five (5) years. One (1) year of clinical teaching* experience in an accredited college of nursing or an acute care or Rehabilitation hospital may be substituted for each year of the required clinical nursing experience. -AND- 3. A current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider (CPR & AED) certification from the American Heart Association. LICENSE(S) AND CERTIFICATE(S) REQUIRED A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. The required license(s) and certification(s) MUST be current, active and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license or certification will NOT be accepted. Please ensure the Certification/License Section is completed. Provide the title(s) of your required license(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, date(s) of expiration and the name(s) of the issuing agency for each license as specified in the Selection Requirements. A current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) certification from the American Heart Association. Applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of the BLS certificate to the 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 . A valid California 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 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 weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION : TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS *Clinical teaching experience is defined as: Planning and instructing the clinical laboratory practice of an assigned group of student nurses in a registered nursing program assuring that each student is exposed to a prescribed number and variety of learning situations which are appropriate for his/her level of achievement and meet specific course objectives. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing from an accredited program. At least one of the following certifications: CCRN (Critical Care), CNRN (Neuroscience), CRRN (Rehabilitation), CNOR (Perioperative) Any additional experience in excess of the selection requirements. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience, education and desirable qualifications 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. 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 baguila@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 earning a passing score in the examination will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of the 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 eligibility. 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. AVAILABLE SHIFT Any 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. Any required documents or additional information must be submitted with your application online or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to baguila@dhs.lacounty.gov. Apply online by clicking on the "APPLY" button for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Applicants must submit their completed applications by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the SELECTION REQUIREMENTS . Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely and correctly to receive full credit for related education and/or experience. 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, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. In order to receive credit for a college degree on this examination, you must include a legible photocopy of your official diploma(s), official transcripts, or official letter(s) from an accredited institution which shows the area of specialization, at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing your application online. NOTE If you are unable to attach the required documents as attachments during your application submission, you may email the documents to Brenda Aguila at baguila@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and exam title. 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 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 requirement. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and your application may be DISQUALIFIED . SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application. 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 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. ADA COORDINATOR PHONE 323-914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE 800-735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT Brenda Aguila, Exam Analyst 323-914-8261 baguila@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES EXAM NUMBER: Y4895T OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY ORIGINAL POSTING DATE: 1/11/2012 THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION. Special Salary Information: Due to the Manpower Shortage Recruitment, new appointments and current incumbents shall be compensated at Step 5 of the applicable salary range. This is in effect until June 30, 2020 or until it is determined that a shortage no longer exists, whichever is sooner. DEFINITION Performs a variety of standardized clinical laboratory tests within a specialized area (such as biochemistry, hematology, microbiology, or immunohematology) or across specialty lines using manual or instrumented methodology. Essential Job Functions Performs specific biochemical tests on body specimens such as whole blood, blood plasma, serum, urine, spinal fluid, gastric secretions and similar products to determine the presence and quantity of metabolic and endocrine substances such as glucose, albumin, protein, urea, electrolytes, enzymes, acetone bodies, thyroid proteins, reproductive hormones, and tumor markers or to identify the presence and amount of toxic substances such as drugs and poisons. Performs macroscopic and microscopic examination of urine samples for the determination of blood glucose and albumin. To detect the presence of acetone bodies, blood, bile derivatives, Bence-Jones protein, drugs and poisons in the urine using a urinometer and determines specific gravity of urine. Conducts hematological tests such as red blood cell count, reticulocyte, platelet, eosinophil, and leukocyte counts. Microscopically examines blood smears for abnormal cells, and performs blood sedimentation tests, hemoglobin determinations, and hematocrits. Cultures, isolates, and identifies enteric pathogens, parasites, tubercle bacilli, pathogenic bacteria, fungi, and other micro-organisms in blood, sputum, urine, feces, exudates, tissues, spinal fluid and similar substances using standardized laboratory procedures. Draws, groups, types, and cross-matches donor-recipient and patient blood. Performs antibody screening tests and antibody identification tests to resolve cross-matching problems. Issues whole blood and blood components for transfusion purposes and performs related blood bank activities. Performs immuno serological test methods such as flocculation, agglutination, complement filtration, direct and indirect fluorescence, enzyme immuno assays, molecular pathology, and serologic tests to determine the efficacy of test performed and to identify the presence and measure the quantities of antibodies associated with various medical conditions. Calibrates laboratory instruments following prescribed methods, and performs other quality control and improvement procedures to assure the operational accuracy of equipment and test reproducibility. Performs manufacturer recommended period routine maintenance on such equipment. Utilizes computer programs that operate in conjunction with laboratory equipment. Enters test results, quality control and improvement data. Provides instructions to medical personnel on specimen collection requirements such as the type of container and appropriate volume, type of preservative and other handling instructions. Provides bench-level instruction on the detailed aspects of assignment to licensed trainees and new laboratory scientists and medical personnel in training. Assists with inventory control, ordering supplies, storing supplies, stocking/restocking supplies and rotating supplies to ensure timely use. Oversees the work of Laboratory Assistants and Phlebotomy Technicians assigned to assist with testing. Requirements Selection Requirements: Valid and Current Clinical Laboratory Scientist's license, issued by the State of California Department of Health Services.* 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. License: Clinical Laboratory Scientist license issued by the State of California Deparment of Health Services.* Additional Information Special Requirement Information: *Applicants must attach a valid legible photocopy of their license to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist at the time of filing. Applicants who currently practice and/or reside in another state, must have a valid and unrestricted license to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. At the time of appointment, the successful candidate must have a license to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the State of California Department of Health Services. The required license must be current and unrestricted ; a provisional, probationary or restricted license will not be accepted. Special Information: Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Available Shift: Any Examination Content: This examination will consist of an evaluation of your experience based upon application information weighted at 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher to be added to 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 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. Vacancy Information The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the North County area only . Eligibility Information: The names of candidates receiving a passing score on the examination will be added to the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of six (6) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete for this examination more than once every six (6) months. 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 "Apply" tab for 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 the 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 selection 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, and salary earned . If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last 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. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: 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. 000-00-000, 111-11-111. etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application. 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: Andrew Munoz (323) 914-7927 Office AMunoz4@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 869-7124 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES ORIGINAL POSTING DATE: 1/1/2012 Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y4896U TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION. SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION: Due to the Manpower Shortage Recruitment, new appointments and current incumbents shall be compensated at Step 5 of the applicable salary range. This is in effect until June 30, 2020 or until it is determined that a shortage no longer exists, whichever is sooner. WITHHOLD INFORMATION Applicants who do not possess a Clinical Laboratory Scientist license issued by the State of California Department of Health Services at the time of filing, may compete in this examination; however, the names of such candidates will be withheld from the certification for employment until the required license is presented. Applicants must attach a legible photocopy of their Clinical Laboratory Scientist license issued by the state in which they currently practice and/or reside to the application at the time of filing. DEFINITION Assists a supervising clinical laboratory scientist in the operation of a clinical laboratory unit by resolving technical problems and developing recommendations on new or alternative equipment, methods, or materials in addition to performing regular clinical laboratory scientist duties -OR- Assigns, trains, reviews, and participates in the work of a group of clinical laboratory scientists engaged in the performance of a variety of standardized clinical laboratory tests. Essential Job Functions Investigates problems of laboratory equipment malfunction or difficulties with reagents, media, or other materials or items of supply. Assists with supervision in the search of technical publications and other literature in the field to identify and recommend for management's consideration new equipment, methods, materials. Participates in controlled experiments to evaluate the feasibility or adaptability of the product or procedure into regular laboratory operations and develops appropriate recommendations. Verifies that journey level laboratory scientists have correctly calibrated test instruments, carried out prescribed quality control procedures, performed first-line maintenance on equipment, and properly completed necessary documentation. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: One year of experience as a clinical laboratory scientist in an approved laboratory.* 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. License: Clinical Laboratory Scientist's license issued by the State of California Department of Health Services**. Special Requirement Information: *An approved laboratory is defined as a clinical laboratory that has a federal issued Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment Laboratory Certificate of Accreditation that authorizes the laboratory to accept human specimens for the purpose of performing laboratory examinations, and is accredited by the College of American Pathologist (CAP) or The Joint Commission. **Applicants must attach a valid legible photocopy of their license to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist at the time of filing. Applicants who currently practice and/or reside in another state, must have a valid and unrestricted license to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist. At the time of appointment, the successful candidate must have a license to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist issued by the State of California Department of Health Services. The required license must be current and unrestricted; a provisional, probationary or restricted license will not be accepted. Additional Information Examination Content This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information weighted at 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to 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 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. 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 on the examination will be added to the eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of six (6) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete for this examination more than once every six (6) months. Special Information Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Vacancy Information The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. 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 "Apply" tab for 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 the 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 minimum 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, and salary earned . If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last 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. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: 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. 000-00-000, 111-11-111. etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application. 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 : Andrew Munoz (323) 914-7927 Office AMunoz4@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone : (323) 869-7124 California Relay Services Phone: : (800) 735-2922 _ Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES EXAM NUMBER: Y5357T OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY ORIGINAL POSTING DATE: 1/1/2011 REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION REGARDING NOTIFICATION OF EXAM RESULTS. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY CONTACT THE EXAM ANALYST IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. DEFINITION: Provides enhanced or improved health care delivery to a specific patient population by evaluating nursing practices, developing methodologies and implementing standards of care, providing consultative services and by assessing and addressing patient and staff educational needs, in one or more clinical specialty areas, under the general direction of a Chief Nursing Officer II or Nursing Director, Administration. Essential Job Functions Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the total health care of a specific patient population in one or more clinical specialty areas Uses the nursing process drawing upon extensive knowledge, experience and research to identify problem situations or issues in patient care Analyzes, interprets, advises and consults with staff and other health care professionals to provide high quality, contemporary care Provides consultation and guidance to all levels of the nursing staff pertinent to patient care problems within the field of specialty Advises the nursing staff in the establishment and maintenance of records of treatments given and the related process of each patient for the purpose of analyzing patterns, synthesizing actions and evaluation patient care plans. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: 1. A *Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing with emphasis in an area of specialty** listed below. 2. Four years of recent clinical nursing experience, two years of which must have been in the area of specialty**. **Specialties may include: Critical Care, Gerontology, Pediatrics, Emergency Care, Mental Health, Rehabilitation, Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Wound Management, Nurse Educator, Psychiatry. LICENSE: A license to practice as a Registered Nurse and a certificate indicating that the person is qualified to use the title of Clinical Nurse Specialist, both issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing. 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. Additional Information SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: To compete in this examination, applicants must possess: A current active license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing -OR- Have a license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by a State Government Board of Registered Nursing, within the United States of America. PLEASE NOTE : Applicants, who have completed the exam process with a passing score, will not be added to the Eligible Register until they have obtained a license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of California. Proof of a *Master's degree from an accredited college or university in Nursing with emphasis in an area of specialty MUST be attached to the application at the time of filing. *In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as Bachelor, or Master degree, or for completion of a certificate program, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization; or official certificates with your application at the time of filing. The required license and/or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted ; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license and/or certificate will NOT be accepted. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any shift EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a qualifying interview covering training, experience, personal fitness, and general ability to perform the duties of the position. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. Applicants with disabilities who require special accommodations must provide the Examination Unit with written notification at the time of filing. 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 croy@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. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of the candidates receiving a passing grade on this examination will be added to the Eligible Register without indication of relative standing in the examination. Successful candidates will remain on the register for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. 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 the "APPLY" tab for 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. 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 you 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, and salary earned, 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 documents to your application, you may email the documents to Christina Roy at croy@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. 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 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 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. ADA COORDINATOR: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Christina Roy, Exam Analyst (323) 914-7837 croy@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH EXAM NUMBER: b8695D OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY FILING START DATE: 07/22/2015 This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice DEFINITION: Under close supervision, serves as a staff psychologist by applying psychological principles in the following major areas: assessment, treatment, research, training, and clinical consultation. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class typically report to a higher-level clinical supervisor, and provide the full-range of professional psychological services relating to the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric and co-occurring disorders. Incumbents are responsible for selecting, administering, and interpreting various types of psychological testing instruments, and for providing individual, group and family therapy. The Clinical Psychologist I is distinguished from the Clinical Psychologist II in that the latter performs at the full professional level and may provide technical direction and guidance to the Clinical Psychologist I. These positions require knowledge of: Abnormal, developmental, personality, and social psychology; theory and practice of individual and group psychotherapy; crisis intervention techniques; applicable legal and ethical professional standards and Federal, State, and local laws governing mental health services; principles of psychopharmacology and psychobiology; psychometric and statistical theories and methodology; psychological research methods and experimental design; and the ability to: Establish positive and therapeutic relations with clients; conduct crisis intervention and make appropriate referrals; select, administer, and score various psychological assessments; design appropriate treatment interventions, evaluate results, and make modifications as needed; communicate effectively orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, co-workers, management, and representatives of community organizations. Essential Job Functions Selects, administers and interprets a wide variety of psychological testing instruments for the diagnosis and evaluation of clients with psychiatric and co-occurring disorders. Generates reports of diagnostic and psychological findings and/or treatment recommendations. Performs direct service activities including diagnostic evaluation, structured clinical interviewing, and individual, group, and family therapy. Utilizes a variety of treatment modalities such as psychotherapy, behavior modification, and various evidence-based or promising practices such as cognitive-behavioral therapy. Intervenes with clients to enhance their ability to fully participate in treatment, including defining treatment goals and designing intervention strategies that support recovery and resiliency. Evaluates client response to treatment, modifies treatment strategies and includes the client as part of the decision-making process. Obtains and studies medical, psychological, social and family histories, by interviewing individuals, couples, or families and reviewing relevant records. As a member of multidisciplinary treatment team, plans treatment programs and disposition of cases, including identifying treatment outcomes. Participates in professional staff conferences concerning psychological assessment methods, techniques and results. Provides testimony before courts of law on results of psychological evaluations. Assists in carrying out psychological research studies and multidisciplinary projects. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A Doctorate from an accredited college or university in psychology, educational psychology, education with the field of specialization in counseling psychology, or in a discipline deemed equivalent by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology. LICENSE: A waiver issued by the California Department of Mental Health in accordance with Welfare & Institutions Code Section 5751.1-2. Waivers for newly-trained psychologists shall not exceed five years from the commencement of employment in California, or as currently defined by the State Welfare & Institutions Code. Waivers for out-of-state psychologists shall not exceed one year from date of employment in California, or as currently defined in the State Welfare & Institutions Code. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Desirable Qualifications: Post doctoral degree experience in performing psychiatric diagnostic evaluations and individual, group and family therapy. Special Requirement Information: A copy of your degree or official transcripts MUST be attached to the application at the time of filing. As a condition of employment, a candidate will be required to complete the Mental Health Professional Licensing Waiver Request at the time of appointment. The Department of Mental Health will submit the completed Waiver Request to the California Department of Mental Health. Applications will be rejected if waivers exceed 5 years from the commencement of employment in California, or are within 12 months of expiration from the commencement of employment in California and for out- of -state psychologists, waivers that exceed one year from date of employment in California. Additional Information Special Information: Past and present mental health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. Examination Content: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training, experience and desirable qualifications based upon application information weighted 100% and a qualifying Spanish/English proficiency test. The proficiency test will consist of speaking, reading and writing. 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. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in the evaluation of training and experience and a minimum qualifying score in the language proficiency test in order to be placed on 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. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12)months. 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 email 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: Joshua Goldman Department Contact Phone: (213) 972-7046 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
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER C-4195-N APPLICATION FILING PERIOD Beginning Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST). This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and may be closed at any time without advanced notice. Essential Job Functions A Construction Inspector is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: inspects permitted activities in the public and flood control district rights of way to ensure compliance with the permit and approved plans; inspects permitted activities to ensure proper restoration of existing improvements; interprets engineered construction plans; reports variances and documents inspections; responds to inquiries and complaints from the public; performs continuous inspection on one or more projects; identifies, reports, resolves minor issues impacting assigned project; ensures approved materials are received and correctly implanted within the project; coordinates testing of materials when necessary; performs calculations from the plans verifying locations, grades and depth of utilities within the project; identifies non-compliant work and takes appropriate action to bring back into compliance; ensures all changes and/or modifications are noted on the final plans; has general knowledge of code requirements; makes photographic documentation of the progression of the assigned project; has basic understanding and use of computers including programs such as Word, Excel and Outlook; documents and maintains thorough, accurate and informative daily, weekly, monthly and final reports; maintains dialog, coordination and communication with other departments, external agencies and the public; understands CALOSHA worksite safety requirements; uses department equipment and safety attire in accordance to all rules and regulations; thoroughly reviews plans and specifications and reports any discrepancies to supervisor; immediately reports critical issues and/or possible delays to supervisor; ensures any required permits have been obtained and are being followed; completes monthly payment report and submits change order requests when warranted; attends all safety meetings and assigned training classes; and drives to and from assigned projects and complies with all departmental driving policies. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: One year of experience in the supervision or inspection of engineering construction work* including reading and interpreting complex construction blueprints and making calculations therefrom. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. License Information: All successful applicants for this position will be subject to driving record verification before being appointed. Driver License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS FOUR OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST TWO (2) YEARS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED. PHYSICAL CLASS: 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 weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Engineering construction work is defined as: horizontal construction including infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, flood control facilities, utilities, and other engineering structures. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of two parts: Part I: A qualifying written test covering basic mathematics, reading comprehension, and the ability to read and interpret complex construction blueprints. Only candidates who achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the written test will proceed to Part II of the examination. THE WRITTEN TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. Part II: An interview weighted 100% will evaluate experience, personal fitness and general ability to perform the duties of the position. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. Final results will be sent by U.S. postal mail. Test scores cannot be disclosed over the phone. 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 following the date of promulgation. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. SPECIAL INFORMATION FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE: Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting. An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g., 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Public Works. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements . Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination process. 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 or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or 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 . FILE USING ONE OF THE METHODS BELOW: FILING ONLINE Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can track the status of your application using the website. We must receive your application by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing. Applicants who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission or fax the documents to (626) 979-5440 within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing online. Please include your Name, Exam Number and the Exam Title on the faxed documents. FILING BY U.S. MAIL OR IN PERSON We must receive your completed application at the address below by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing. Department of Public Works Human Resources Division 900 South Fremont Avenue, Lobby Floor Alhambra, CA 91803-1331 Phone No.: (626) 458-2141 Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, ONLY, between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Please note this office is closed on Fridays. 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 application 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 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. CONTACT INFORMATION Department Contact Name: Kourtney Ortega Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141 Department Contact Email: kortega@dpw.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 458-2141 Teletype Phone: (626) 282-7829 California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FILING START DATE: 6/21/2016 Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y 4767 M OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT INFORMATION. DEFINITION: Provides professional dental services in a specialized area of dentistry. Essential Job Functions Fulfills administrative and teaching responsibilities for General (dental) Practice Residency or Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program to achieve the educational goal of the program. Performs as a Trauma Team Member in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for a Level I Trauma Center. Provides trauma and other on-call responsibilities consistent with the needs of an acute care hospital. Performs specialty diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative procedures for patients presenting for care in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Outpatient Clinic; problems may include orofacial deformities, injuries or pathologic conditions of the jaws and associated structure. Maintains clinical privileges at both Harbor UCLA Medical Center and Martin Luther King Outpatient Care to ensure comprehensive dental care of the medically compromised patient. Performs public health dental services detecting and measuring the incidence and prevalence of oral health problems with emphasis on diagnosing, preventing, intercepting and controlling oral health diseases. Performs complex endodontics, including root canal therapy on the anterior and posterior teeth of both children and adults, stressing the more difficult posterior therapy and apicoectomy or root excisions along with retrofillings. Performs oral surgery, including removal of impacted teeth, torus mandibularis and torus palatinus, treats jaw fractures and removal of pre-malignant lesions. Performs advanced periodontic procedures, including minor orthodontic treatment, treats traumatic dental injuries and children with special medical or psychological problems such as heart disease, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and physical, mental, and emotional handicap. Performs complex procedures for the treatment of diseases and abnormalities of the periodontal structures of the jaw. Performs complex prosthodontic procedures, including construction of obtruators for cleft palates and prosthodontic appliances to replace missing structures and treats unusual and difficult denture cases. Performs comprehensive orthodontic services. Conducts training or assists in the training of dental interns and residents. Conduct specialized dental research, special studies, and services as needed. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Dental Medicine conferred by a dental school approved by the World Health Organization as required by the California Dental Practice Act - AND - Successful completion of an Advanced Specialty Education Program *** approved by the American Dental Association. LICENSE: *A California license to practice dentistry issued by the Dental Board of California - AND - A Radiation Safety License issued by the Dental Board of California -OR - A certificate of compliance from an approved Board course in radiation safety. Graduation from an approved dental program, accredited by the American Dental Association, after the year 1980 complies with the Radiation Safety Requirement. The required license must be current and unrestricted; a provisional, conditional or restricted license will not be accepted. 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. ***ADVANCED SPECIALTY EDUCATION PROGRAMS INCLUDED: Dental Public Health Endodontics Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Oral Pathology Orthodontics Pedodontics** Periodontics Prosthodontics **Two years' professional experience in Pedodontics may be substituted for successful completion of an Advanced Specialty Education Program in Pedodontics approved by the American Dental Association. DESIRABLE SPECIALTY QUALIFICATION: Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess desirable qualification in excess of the Selection Requirements: *Certification approved by The American Board in one of the above Advanced Education specialties. Additional Information Special Requirement Information: *In order to receive credit for any certificate, license or Board certificate you must include a legible copy of the official certificate, official license, Board certification from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization; with your application within 15 calendar days of filing. Applications submitted without the required degree or evidence of licensure and/or certification will be rejected as incomplete . The required license and/or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license and/or certificate will NOT be accepted. Special Information: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Available Shift: Any Examination Content: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education, experience and desirable qualification based on application information weighted at 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order 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 gmargosian@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. Vacancy Information: The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. 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 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. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. 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 "Apply" tab for 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. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection 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, and salary earned. 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 fax them to 323-869-0942 or email the documents to the exam analyst, within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: 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 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. ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 869-7124 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT Germine Margosian, Exam Analyst (323) 914-8572 GMargosian@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Aug 03, 2020
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER/WEIGHTS AND MEASURES FILING DATES: February 2, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: V0026E TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity JOB TYPE: Permanent DEFINITION: Directs the administrative and enforcement activities of a major division or program of the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class report to a Deputy Director, Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures and are distinguished by their management and administrative responsibilities for major divisions such as pest exclusion, produce quality, pest detection, weed abatement, pesticide regulation, device accuracy, business practice investigations, and pest management. All positions allocable to this class must have the ability to plan, control, direct and evaluate the work of field inspectors and support personnel. Incumbents must have refined written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with managers in other County departments and the industry. Essential Job Functions Directs, plans, and schedules the administrative activities, enforcement inspections, and investigations conducted by a division; reviews, prepares, and presents performance evaluations; establishes and maintains effective communication with the Department's constituents including industry, community groups, and consumers to assure the delivery of effective inspection and service programs; assists in the development and achievement of bureau and division goals and objectives; prepares and manages a divisional budget including the ongoing monitoring of revenues and expenditures; reviews and prepares official correspondence, Board letters, press releases and special reports on behalf of the Agricultural Commissioner/Director of Weights and Measures; recommends bureau policy to the Deputy Director, Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures; advises the Agricultural Commissioner/Director of Weights and Measures on technical and enforcement issues based on discussions with deputies from other counties; acts as a department liaison or leader on special projects and assignments, especially interagency programs, such as eradication activities; makes presentations before industry and community groups on Department services, programs, and projects; participates in progressive disciplinary processes; assists in the recruitment, selection, and training of new departmental employees; may be required to travel out of town to represent the Department at meetings, trainings, seminars, etc.; prepares and reviews Appraisals of Promotability; interacts with the Board of Supervisors' field deputies, Chief Executive Office analysts, and other county agencies; reviews and prepares bid specifications, evaluates and secures bids, and assures the fulfillment of contracts and inspection agreements; directs the investigation and prosecution of violations through criminal and civil suits, and acts as the departmental advocate in civil administrative hearings; may act as bureau director in the absence of the Deputy Director, Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures; assists in the review and evaluation of proposed legislation, regulation, and policy changes; assists in the development of Department policies and procedures, and assures their implementation and compliance; and participates in grievance processes. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited* four-year college** with specialization in the agricultural or biological sciences or other appropriate disciplines as determined by the California Department of Food and Agriculture including the successful completion of college level courses in both Botany and Entomology*** - AND - Two years of paid, full-time work experience at the level of the Los Angeles County class of Agricultural/Weights and Measures Inspector III****, Agricultural Inspector III*****, or Supervisor, Weights and Measures Inspection.****** LICENSE: Possession of State of California Deputy Agricultural Commissioner or a State of California Deputy Sealer of Weights and Measures Licenses** - AND - All State of California agricultural inspector and weights and measures inspector licenses** - AND - 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. 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: *Accredited colleges and universities include all four-year colleges and universities that meet the accreditation guidelines indicated on the bulletin. **In order to receive credit for the required degree and/or course work, certification, and licenses, you must include a legible copy of the official transcripts, official certificates and/or licenses at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of application filing. ***Persons employed by the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures prior to January 1, 1998, without the required degree, but holding at least one of the agricultural licenses, must have successfully completed at least 18 college-level semester units, or equivalent quarter units, in agricultural or biological science. Persons employed by the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures prior to January 1, 1998, without the required course work in Botany, who hold the following licenses, may substitute such licensure for the required Botany course work as follows: Botany Course - Substitute the following licenses: FULL LICENSES: Integrated Pest Management AND Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation. -OR- SUBCATEGORIES: Weed Control, Plant Quarantine and Pest Detection AND Nursery and Seed Regulation. Persons employed by the Department of Agricultural/Commissioner Weights and Measures prior to January 1, 1998, without the required course work in Entomology, who hold the following licenses, may substitute such licensure for the required Entomology course work as follows: Entomology Course - Substitute the following licenses: FULL LICENSES: Integrated Pest Management AND Pest Prevention and Plant Regulation. -OR- SUBCATEGORIES: Insect and Disease Pest Management AND Plant Quarantine and Pest Detection. ****At the level of an Agricultural/Weights and Measures Inspector III is defined as a senior or lead, performs the more difficult and complex inspections and enforcement assignments, acts as the on-site lead inspector, enforces safety practices and procedures, and instructs in methods for the expedient and accurate accomplishment of either agricultural or weights and measures inspections, monitors the quantity of inspections conducted by lower level inspectors or associates and make recommendations to management on the preparation of performance evaluations and probationary reports for these employees, acts as a field working supervisor over agricultural inspection, weights and measures, or weed abatement functions by providing training and orientation to employees, establishing job deadlines and maintaining assignment logs, possess a high degree of proficiency, knowledge and expertise in Federal, State and local laws related to departmental programs. *****At the level of an Agricultural Inspector III is defined as a district inspector with responsibility for a multifunctional agricultural area, or weed abatement zone or a lead with responsibility for a single agricultural inspection function on a Countywide basis or a large area thereof, exercises thorough knowledge of the techniques for the collection and analysis of data, as well as all applicable state and county policies, procedures, and laws governing agricultural enforcement. ******At the level of a Supervisor, Weights and Measures Inspection is defined as: supervises the inspection and testing of weighing and measuring devices of the investigation of suspected violations of State weights and measures laws. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of the remaining required State of California Deputy Agricultural Commissioner or Deputy Sealer of Weights and Measures license.** Possession of the State of California County Agricultural Commissioner and/or County Sealer of Weights and Measures licenses.** A Master's Degree from an accredited* college or university in any related fields of agricultural, weights and measures or public or business administration.** Completion of advanced courses from an accredited* college or university in supervision, business management or human resources.** Experience in working effectively with all levels of staff, organizations, government agencies, private companies, community agencies or County Departments. Excellent business writing and oral communication skills. Experience in leading and training subordinates staff to achieve desired organizational goals. Excellent public speaker. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of training, experience, Desirable Qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire based on the application information weighted 100%. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE WEIGHTED PART OF THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing score 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 eligibility. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis. No person may compete for this examination more than once in a twelve (12) month period. FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE: Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting. An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g. 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Appointees will be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Fill out your application and Job Specific Questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements . Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information is subject to verification. 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NOTE : If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (626) 652-0740 or email them to Tanya Marchese at tmarchese@acwm.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on all the faxed documents. 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 application 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 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. CONTACT INFORMATION: ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 575-5464 Teletype Phone: (626) 585-5520 California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Tanya Marchese Department Contact Phone: (626) 575-5464 Department Contact Email: tmarchese@acwm.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: