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

With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, over 100,000 employees in more than 36 Departments provide vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more.

As one of the Top 10 Government Services Employers, as named by Forbes Magazine, the County of Los Angeles provides those committed to a career in public service with boundless opportunities, a platform for professional and personal growth and the ability to truly make a difference in people's lives.

A career with the County means you will have the chance to be a part of building and providing services for an amazingly diverse population of citizens. From helping families in need to fighting fires to keeping our beaches clean, the County of Los Angeles provides an environment where you can touch and enrich lives everyday.

A career path in the County is truly that – a path. Many of those in our County family begin and end their careers here in two very different places. You may start out as an Administrative Assistant in Public Works and find yourself a few years later as a Manager in the Department of Community and Senior Services. While many County employees remain on the same career path in one department for their entire careers, others move between departments or take advantage of training and other opportunities to find new careers within the County.

The path you take is up to you. As a Los Angeles County employee, the opportunities – and the possibilities - are limitless.

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Depending on the requirements of their department and position, some employees may have the option to craft a work schedule that accomplishes their mission, while providing flexibility, including 4/40 workweeks and other options.

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 29, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER/WEIGHTS AND MEASURES FILING DATES: February 29, 2024 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: V0038P TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive JOB TYPE: PERMANENT , eligible register will also be used to fill TEMPORARY positions. DEFINITION: Removes flammable vegetation and debris from properties declared to be a nuisance and assists in the control or eradication of noxious weeds and vertebrate pests. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class work as a weed or pest abatement crew member, typically under the direction of a Senior Weed Abatement Worker, Pest Control Worker, or a higher-level supervisor. Incumbents perform manual labor involving the removal of flammable vegetation and debris from properties declared to be a nuisance, and the control or eradication of noxious weeds and vertebrate pests by mechanical or chemical means. Assignments require positions to utilize hand-held tools and portable power equipment, lift heavy loads of debris for removal, and follow applicable safety procedures and regulations when applying pesticides for pest eradication or control. Positions in this class receive instruction in and are expected to learn and comply with safe operating practices and procedures, departmental safety regulations, CAL-OSHA regulations, and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) guidelines. All positions in this class may be required to operate Class C vans and trucks of up to 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight in order to carry out the essential duties of the position. Essential Job Functions Cuts and removes flammable grasses, weeds, brush and debris. Lifts heavy loads of brush cuttings and debris, such as, but not limited to a chipper box truck or a compactor. Uses hand tools (i.e., combination hoe/rake, shovels, etc.) and portable power equipment (i.e., chainsaws, weed eaters, blowers, etc.). Performs daily routine maintenance of portable power equipment, including cleaning and ensuring proper functioning. Observes, identifies, and documents pest infestations. Sets traps and puts out poison bait for the control of various types of vertebrate pests under the supervision of a Qualified Applicator Certificate or Qualified Applicator License holder. Treats rodent burrows with toxic fumigants under the supervision of a Qualified Applicator Certificate or Qualified Applicator License holder. Treats rights-of-ways or other areas under the supervision of a Qualified Applicator Certificate or Qualified Applicator License holder. Demonstrates safe operating practices and procedures, departmental safety regulations, CAL-OSHA regulations, and Safety Data Sheet (SDS) guidelines for use of safety equipment, protective devices, herbicide/pesticide applications, special clothing, etc. Makes daily routine maintenance and minor repairs to application equipment. Inspects buildings and grounds to locate and identify pest infestations. Drives and operates vehicles such as, but not limited to, small to large pickup trucks, crew cab trucks, vehicles with motorized spray equipment, and vehicles weighing up to 25,000 pounds to various jobsite locations. Cleans facilities or sites after performing work assignments. Documents work hours or activities. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: One year* of full-time outdoor work experience performing manual labor in landscaping or the removal of rubbish, weeds, and brush. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License. Successful applicants 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 IV - Arduous: This class involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working above ground on irregular surfaces. It includes those positions that occasionally demand extraordinary physical activity such as those in Safety positions. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Part-time experience will be prorated. **Accredited colleges and universities include all colleges and universities that meet the accreditation guidelines indicated on the bulletin. ***In order to receive credit for the required degree/coursework, certification, and/or license, 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, and/or a legible copy of the official certificate and/or license at the time of tiling or within 15 calendar days from the date of filing application (if applicable). Please submit documentation to CCortes@acwm.lacounty.gov and indicate your name , the exam name ( Weed Hazard and Pest Abatement Worker ) and the exam number ( V0038P ). For applicants with international transcript(s), a report by an evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. must be submitted at the time of filing. The report must confirm the U.S. course/degree equivalency. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Successful completion of a Hazardous Material course from an accredited** college or university.** Possession of a current and valid Qualified Applicator Certificate (QAC) or Qualified Applicator License (QAL) in categories: A (Resident, Industrial, and Institutional), B (Landscape Maintenance), C (Right-of-Way) and M (Non-Soil Fumigation)*** Possession of a current and valid Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) certificate*** Possession of a current and valid Chain Saw and Cross Cut certificate.*** Possession of a current and valid Wild Land Firefighter certificate.*** Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an Evaluation of Experience and Desirable Qualifications based on the application information weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination to be added onto the list of eligible candidates. 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 and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete for this examination more than once in a twelve (12) month period. 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 contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has 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 PERMANENT and TEMPORARY vacancies located throughout the County of Los Angeles in the Department of Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures as they occur. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Appointees will be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, overtime, and holidays. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. 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 Ccortes@acwm.lacounty.gov as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. IMPORTANT NOTE: 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 requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD: No Sharing of User ID, e-mail and Password: All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. 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. TESTING ACCOMODATION INFORMATION AND COORDINATOR CONTACT INFORMATION: If you need accommodation to take the assessment, let us know by contacting the ADA/Testing Coordinator at 626-575-5464 and/or CCortes@acwm.lacounty.gov . The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI): The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We suppose the ARDI strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. CONTACT INFORMATION: ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 575-5464 Teletype Phone: (626) 585-5520 California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Crisselle Cortes Department Contact Phone: (626) 575-5464 Department Contact Email: CCortes@acwm.lacounty.gov For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 29, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive - EMERGENCY EXAM NUMBER: Y5884D-EA FIRST DAY OF FILING: February 29, 2024, AT 12:00 P.M., PT This examination will remain open until the needs of the services are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. The LA County Board of Supervisors recently declared a local state of emergency for homelessness, and the County is working to revise and expand our response to help all who are affected. We are looking for qualified and passionate individuals to help us in the mission of addressing issues like housing, mental health, and substance use. If you are looking for a new career that will directly benefit the population of LA County, this may be the opportunity for you. The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services ( DHS) is seeking qualified candidates to fill emergency Substance Abuse Counselor vacancies related to the homelessness crisis. Under the emergency order, applicants who meet the requirements may be hired for an initial period of up to 90 days, with an opportunity for permanent County employment. Before your initial work period ends, you will be assessed on your work performance. This assessment will be weighted 100%. Those who successfully pass the assessment will be considered for permanent appointment as a Substance Abuse Counselor . This examination will remain open until the needs of the services are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second-largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 25 health centers, four acute hospitals, and an expanded network of community partner clinics - DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.9 billion. For additional information regarding DHS, please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings to supportive housing. THE MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. ABOUT HOUSING FOR HEALTH PROGRAM: Housing for Health (HFH) provides housing and supportive services to Department of Health Services (DHS) clients who are homeless and who have complex medical and/or behavioral health conditions. Since its inception, HFH has expanded to provide a continuum of housing and supportive services to unhoused country residents. HFH is now one of the two largest homeless housing and services entities in Los Angeles County. The mobile clinic substance abuse counselor will be assigned to the new DHS Housing for Health Street Medicine Team and will be part of the behavioral health unit, including the psychiatrist, clinical social workers, and community health workers. The substance abuse counselor, in collaboration with the street medicine medical provider and psychiatrist, will provide medication-assisted treatment to patients with opioid use disorder in collaboration with the substance abuse counselor. The substance abuse counselor will refer patients in need of behavioral counseling to the clinical social worker to maximize patient outcomes in those enrolled in the MAT program. Therapy will be done individually as well as in groups in collaboration with the clinical social worker. The substance abuse counselor will collaborate with the community health worker and other team members to ensure access to substance abuse treatment medications and their safe storage in the community. the substance abuse counselor will participate in team meetings, case conferences, and other meetings designed to improve coordination in care. DEFINITION: Participates as a counselor in a substance abuse or mental health servicesprogram designed toprevent substance abuse and provide forthe treatment of rehabilitation patients and mental health clients with substance abuse problems. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this journey-levelclass typicallyreceive general supervision from a higher-level supervisor, such as a senior-level rehabilitation or mental health counselor, psychiatrist, or psychologist, and participate in interdisciplinary treatment programs. Incumbents provide a variety of substance abuse and/or mental healthrecovery services, such as patient/client assessments, development of recovery and treatment plans, and counseling. Positions allocated to this level are distinguished from the Substance Abuse Counselor Aid by their responsibility for themore difficult cases. Incumbents must have demonstrated knowledge of basic counseling and substance rehabilitation principles, practices, and techniques. Incumbents are typically assigned to hospitals, rehabilitation centers, outpatient clinics,diagnostic evaluation andreferral centers, and/or detention/correctional facilities. Essential Job Functions Conducts interviews of clients/patients and/or their family membersto obtain family, social, medical, work,and mental health histories. Participates with the treatment team in developing, implementing , and evaluating treatment or therapy approaches for patients/clients, familymembers, and significant others in all phases of comprehensive substance abuse and/or mental health treatmentprograms. Counsels patients/clients to prevent relapses by assisting them in recognizing causalfactors of substance abuse/mental illness and in developing appropriate coping behaviors. Counsels patients/clients regarding communityresources or treatmentservices available to help prevent or cope withrelapses . Assists senior - level counselors in complex areas of social and psychological adjustment counseling. Maintains a close system of follow-up for previously discharged persons by means of personal visits, telephone calls,and other means of communication;completes records on follow-up activities. Participates in educational activities in formal academic settings and in treatment or rehabilitation centers to improve knowledge of substance abuse and mental healthrelated areas. Develops and promotes interest in the substance abuse and/or mental healthfields by speaking before community groups or coordinating speakers or resource persons. Monitors and documents client/patientprogress in substance abuse/mental health recovery. Assists in the supervision of aids or trainees and in the recruitment, selection, and training of such program staff members. Assists with on-call duties. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: One (1) year ofexperience in a substance abuse program with experience providing physical assessment of patients, counseling of individuals, families, and groups, and documentation. YOU MUST MEET THE ABOVE REQUIREMENT(S) IN ORDER TO BE APPOINTED TO FILL ANY VACANCY RELATED TO THIS RECRUITMENT . LICENSE: 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 II - Light: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring a light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. OUR ASSESSMENT PROCESS: Before the end of your initial work period, the appointing department will evaluate your performance. Those who achieve a passing score on this evaluation will be considered for permanent appointment. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: 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. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services (Housing for Health for Homelessness). AVAILABLE SHIFT: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. APPLICATIONS & FILLING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. Many important notifications will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application, so it is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add bsarkissian@dhs.lacounty.gov , as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. You 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. Plan to submit your online application in a timely manner as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. 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. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI): The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. DEPARTMENT CONTACT Balik Sarkissian, Exam Analyst Email Address: bsarkissian@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE (323) 914-6365 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE (800) 735-2922 For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 29, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information EXAM NUMBER: Y1515H Open Competitive Job Opportunity First Day of Filing: February 29, 2024, at 8:00 a.m. (PT) - Until needs of the department are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 25 health centers and four hospitals - and expanded network of community partner clinics - DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.9 billion. For additional information regarding DHS please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov . Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings to supportive housing. MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. DEFINITION: Conducts a wide range of studies and analyses of disaster services and emergency preparedness programs and plans. Essential Job Functions Plans, organizes, reviews, and prioritizes program objectives to support disaster preparedness in the medical and health sectors of Los Angeles County. Works independently with minimal oversight on assignments and projects. Assists in identifying and analyzing problems and complaints relating to disaster and emergency systems and recommends solutions to maximize effectiveness and efficiency. Analyzes and interprets legislative proposals relating to emergency/disaster management systems and recommends amendments as needed. Provides assistance to County departments on the development, coordination, and evaluation of building and facility evacuation and training programs. Prepares and maintains emergency/disaster procedures manuals and assists in preparing educational materials and programs. Gathers data needed to respond to correspondence or prepares reports requiring specialized knowledge of the County emergency/disaster and disaster services system. Supervises a work unit of program specialists responsible for ongoing emergency/disaster preparedness programs and planning in a large County department as needed. Leads or assists with the design and evaluation of emergency management drills and exercises as needed. Collaborates with partners from other County agencies, other Counties, State, Federal and non-governmental entities as needed. Coordinates, schedules, and convenes various meetings necessary to achieve program goals. Maintains and monitors various program metrics and provides guidance as needed to ensure program compliance. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) years of highly responsible administrative* or staff** experience dealing with the data collection, analysis, and evaluation of organizations, system and procedures, or programs. One (1) year of the required experience must have been in a disaster or emergency services program***. *Administrative Capacity in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: Experience at the level of independent responsibility for assignments of complex difficulty analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems of organization, budget, personnel information services, programs, facilities planning, materials management, and general management. Job duty examples for complex difficulty include but are not limited to: Conducts comprehensive risk assessments and evaluation of vulnerabilities and capabilities. Develop and/or analyze emergency response plans, policies and procedures. Collaborate with stakeholders from multiple sectors across local, county, state, or federal level to coordinate disaster preparedness activities, including training exercises, functional or large-scale drills, and tabletop exercises. Provide support, expertise and guidance to stakeholders on best practices for disaster preparedness, response and recovery in a real incident. Participate in the development of comprehensive contract agreements that provide clear guidelines and expectations to awardees to ensure grant funds are used to promote their disaster preparedness. Develop and maintain a compliance program that includes tracking, monitoring, and auditing assets and program deliverables to ensure fiduciary responsibility. **Staff Capacity in the County of Los Angeles is defined as: work performed to assist and support administration by doing research, analysis, and making recommendations to the line managers on matters such as: utilization of personnel, allocation of funds, workload and workload fluctuations, and programs and procedures for accomplishing work objectives. ***Examples include but are not limited to managing disaster programs such as the Hospital Preparedness Program, Medical and Health Operational Area Program, Regional Disaster and Medical Health Program, Homeland Security Grant Programs, Department Emergency Coordination Programs, and city, county or state offices of emergency management. No Out-of-Class experience will be accepted for this examination. Withholds are not allowed. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative form of transportation to perform the job-related essential functions of the position. PHYSICAL CLASS II - Light: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Additional credit will be given to applicants that possess the following desirable qualifications: Additional experience in excess of the Selection Requirements in a Disaster or Emergency Services Program Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Emergency Management, Homeland Security or Disaster Management Certificate of completion in the following courses: ICS-300 - Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents ICS-400 - Advanced Incident Command System SEMS G606: Standardized Emergency Management System Introduction Homeland Security Exercises and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Training Course SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. In order to receive credit for education/trainings/coursework, you MUST include a legible photocopy of your official degree, official transcripts, official letter, and/or training certificate(s) which shows the area of specialization with your online application, at the time of filing . If you are unable to attach required/supporting documents during the application submission, you may email the documents to Tanisha Buggs at tbuggs@dhs.lacounty.gov within seven (7) calendar days of filing your online application or you will not receive credit. Please include your name (as it appears on your online application), the exam title and exam number in the email message. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: An evaluation of your ex perience, education, and desirable qualifications based on your application information 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 added to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift , including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Health Services (DHS) throughout Los Angeles County as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: How to Apply Applications must be submitted online only. Applications submitted by U.S Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5:00 p.m. (PT) deadline on the last day of filing, as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Apply online by clicking on the green "APPLY" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for related education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES: All information and documents provided by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and/or Minimum/Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Résumé" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected . SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID, E-MAIL, AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: 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. ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI) The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. TESTING ACCOMMODATION COORDINATOR CONTACT: If you need accommodation to take the assessment, let us know by contacting the ADA/Testing Coordinator at (323) 914-7111. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Tanisha Buggs, Exam Analyst (213) 288-7000 tbuggs@dhs.lacounty.gov CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE : (800) 735-2922 For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 29, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER : Y2574I First Day of Filing: February 29, 2024, at 8:00 a.m. (PT) - Until needs of the department are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 25 health centers and four hospitals - and expanded network of community partner clinics - DHS annually provides direct care for 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.9 billion. For additional information regarding DHS please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov . Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings to supportive housing. MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION: Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP) This position is subject to the provision 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. DEFINITION: Under direction, plans, organizes and directs the activities of a large information systems division providing effective information technology programs and services to support achievement of departmental and County mission and objectives; may function as a departmental Chief Technology Officer or an associate Chief Information Officer in a large to very large sized County department. Essential Job Functions Managing and oversee the day-to-day business of LA General and/or DHS Ambulatory Care Clinics where duties include but are not limited to; enterprise imaging, pathology, radiation oncology, pulmonology, EMHUB and Hospital Capacity Management Systems as well Business systems such as CHAMP & Symplr Provider and provide Project Delivery, ongoing maintenance, support, and Management; Supports 29 Ambulatory Care Clinics throughout LA County. Plan, organize, manage, integrate, and evaluate the work of subordinate supervisors and their technical teams to fulfill IT objectives for the Department of Health Services. Responsible for planning, designing, developing, implementing, operating, and maintaining large and complex information systems including Radiology, Cardiology, GI, Case/Care Management Applications, and Hospital Capacity Management Application and/or systems unique to Ambulatory Care IT and business needs. Collaborates with the Chief Information Officers of the individual hospitals and /or Ambulatory Care's CEO, to engage in planning and budgeting for IT initiatives. Management responsibility for planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the information technology activities for multiple hospitals and Clinics across Health Services Department. Collaborate with business managers of different functional units across Health Services Department to define IT requirements, establish budgets, execution plans, and establish project teams to implement solutions. Direct the development and maintenance of enterprise systems architecture and define standards and protocols for data exchange, communications, and alignment of information technologies and resources with Health Services Department’s strategic plans. Promotes efficient, cost-effective uses of advanced technologies and manages the migration of next-generation technologies. Collaborate with County Contracts organizations at Internal Services Department and Health Services Department to negotiate SLA (service level agreements) with industry vendors and provide management oversight during project execution. Negotiates and Administers vendor contracts. Manage and direct next-generation technologies adoption and migration projects and provide coaching to subordinate supervisors and their respective technical teams during project execution. Direct enterprise interface and integration functions and provide guidance for procedural and organizational changes to achieve success. Participate in the development, evaluation, review, and make recommendation of requests for information (RFIs), requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for quotes (RFQs), statements of work (SOWs) related to the Networking and Telephony technologies for the Department. Develop and maintain IT policies and standards relating to acquisition, implementation, and operation of information technology and communications systems to ensure that information security, integrity, and privacy are properly maintained. Provide technical guidance and expertise to the Information Technology staff, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and DHS standards. Supports analysts across the department by providing consultation, sharing best practices, and developing analytic products. Coordinates the development of requirements for the technical platform systems and tools to support advanced data management and analytics activities across the department. Manages and participates in the assessment and analysis of business requirements and the development and maintenance of applications. Stays abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends, recommending and implementing relevant advancements to enhance hospital and Ambulatory Care network IT infrastructure. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Option I: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related field AND three (3) years within the last seven (7) years of progressively responsible*, full-time ( 40-hour work week), paid experience in managing** the design, development, implementation, operation, and maintenance of a large complex information systems*** program in a large, multi-service public or private sector healthcare organization such as acute-care hospitals; long-term care facilities, and/or outpatient clinics that employs at least 700 and provides multiple clinical services. Option II: Five (5) years within the last seven (7) years of progressively responsible*, full-time ( 40-hour work week) , paid experience in managing** the design, development, implementation, operation, and maintenance of a large complex information systems*** program in a large, multi-service public or private sector healthcare organization such as acute-care hospitals; long-term care facilities, and/or outpatient clinics that employs at least 700 and provides multiple clinical services. *Progressively responsible - a significant increase in the level, complexity, and scope of responsibility in information technology and systems functions over time. **Managing - responsible for controlling an organization, a group, or a set of entities to achieve a particular objective and directing staff. ***Large complex information systems - Electronic health record, revenue cycle, human resource or payroll systems involving multiple factors driving complexity such as budget, number of users, number of sites, sensitivity of data, processing of clinical and financial transactions, special security requirements, multiple vendors, multiple departments or agencies, project risk, functional complexity of applications, and duration. No Out-Of-Class Experience will be accepted. 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: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following: Additional experience in excess of the Requirements Certification from the Project Management Institution (PMI) as a Project Management Professional (PMP) Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related field SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION : In order to qualify and receive credit, you must include a legible photocopy of your official degree, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your online application, at the time of filing . Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. Applications indicating possession of a PMP certificate without evidence of the certificate will not be considered for credit for the coinciding desirable qualification. Applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of the certification to their application at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach required/supporting documents during the application submission, you may email the documents to Tanisha Buggs at tbuggs@dhs.lacounty.gov within seven (7) calendar days of filing your online application or you will not receive credit. Please include your name (as it appears on your online application), the exam title and exam number in the email message. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: An evaluation of your education, ex perience and desirable qualifications based on your application information weighted 100% . Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or 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 added to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift , including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Health Services (DHS) throughout Los Angeles County as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: How to Apply Applications must be submitted online only. Applications submitted by U.S Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5:00 p.m. (PT) deadline on the last day of filing, as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Apply online by clicking on the green "APPLY" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for related education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES: All information and documents provided by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and/or Minimum/Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Résumé" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected . SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID, E-MAIL, AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: 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. ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI) The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. TESTING ACCOMMODATION COORDINATOR CONTACT: If you need accommodation to take the assessment, let us know by contacting the ADA/Testing Coordinator at (323) 914-7111. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Tanisha Buggs, Exam Analyst (213) 288-7000 tbuggs@dhs.lacounty.gov CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE : (800) 735-2922 For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 29, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE - EMERGENCY This is a reposting to reopen the filing period and update the Supplemental Questionnaire EXAM NUMBER b4729F-EA FILING DATES: This posting will be reopened for applications on Monday, March 4, 2024 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) The LA County Board of Supervisors recently declared a local state of emergency for homelessness, and the County is working to revise and expand our response to help all who are affected. We are looking for qualified and passionate individuals to help us in the mission of addressing issues like housing, mental health, and substance use. If you are looking for a new career that will directly benefit the population of LA County, this may be the opportunity for you. The Department of Mental Health is seeking qualified candidates to fill emergency Health Program Analyst II vacancies related to the homelessness crisis. Under the emergency order, applicants who meet the requirements may be hired for an initial period of up to 90 days, with an opportunity for permanent County employment.Before the end of your initial work period, you will be assessed on your work performance. This assessment will be weighted 100%. Those who successfully pass the assessment will be considered for permanent appointment to Health Program Analyst II. Essential Job Functions Develops new programs and/or recommends modifications to existing programs based on needs analysis in accordance with local, State, and/or federal requirements. Coordinates and facilitates collaborative efforts among public, private, and non-profit groups and organizations to meet the needs of the target population, and provides leadership, technical assistance, advocacy, and coalition building on behalf of targeted groups. Coordinates and participates in meetings with departmental, public, private, and non-profit groups and organizations to discuss and influence policy issues impacting the assigned program. Develops and implements community actions plans, and ensures progress toward policy passage and implementation. Evaluates the quality and effectiveness of services and operations provided by program staff and/or administered by contracted agencies; develops standards for evaluation for quality assurance. Investigates aspects of contracted agency operations such as financial capacity to provide services, contract management and compliance, client records, compliance with the service requirements of the contract, and personnel and program management. Performs detailed review of budgets submitted by contract agencies to evaluate program designs including number of clients to be served and units of service to be delivered; prepares written recommendations to management regarding impact on services. Researches and analyzes protocols, best practices, policy issues, pending legislation, regulations, potential funding sources, and technical research, and makes recommendations to management regarding impact on services. Prepares position papers/recommendations on issues relating to the program area. Works with departmental staff on contract development including selection criteria and preparation of statements of work delineating the number of clients to be served and the nature of services to be delivered; coordinates the review and approval of contract documents by management. Prepares and/or analyzes applications for the most complex grants and monitors program related activities and services to ensure quality assurance with grant activities. Attends and conducts meetings with department officials, members of community- based organizations, and the public interested in resolving issues and influencing the program. Prepares written reports on program activities and on progress toward achieving the overall goals of the program. Initiates and/or participates in awareness campaigns that promote the program assigned; designs, lays out, produces, and may disseminate products such as flyers, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, and articles. Leads a team of analysts or mentors other analysts, as needed. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Option I: A Bachelor's Degree from an *accredited college or university in Social Work, Counseling, Health Care Administration/Management, Public Administration, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Business Administration, or a closely related field -AND- four years of full-time experience in the **analysis of mental health or public health programs, two years of which must have been at the level of Health Program Analyst I***. A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in Social Work, Counseling, Health Care Administration/Management, Public Administration, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Business Administration, or a closely related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience in the analysis of mental health or public health programs. Option II: Six years of experience performing assignments in mental health or public health program analysis, two years of which must have been at the level of Health Program Analyst I***. You MUST meet the above requirement(s) at the time of filing in order to be appointed to fill any vacancies related to this recruitment. 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: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS INFORMATION: * ACCREDITATION: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). Transcript: * In order to receive credit for any college or university course, or any type of college or university degree, such as Bachelor's or higher, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma or official transcripts from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or within 7 calendar days of filing. Official Transcript is defined as a transcript 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; therefore, will NOT be accepted and may result in your application being incomplete or rejected. ** Analysis of mental health or public health program is defined as the study and investigation of issues and problems of mental health or public health program development, implementation, administration, and evaluation and the generation of applicable solutions and recommendations. *** Experience performing work at the level of Health Program Analyst I position includes participating in planning, implementing, administering, and evaluating mental health or public health programs. Positions typically report to and receive supervision from a Clinical program manager or Health Program Analyst III, and perform assignments in connection with multiple key functional areas of programs administered for a small to medium sized clinic or centrally administered program of comparable level, scope, and complexity. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: Under the emergency order, applicants who meet the requirements may be hired for an initial period of up to 90 days, with an opportunity for permanent County employment. Before the end of your initial work period, you will be assessed on your work performance. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applicants are required to complete and submit an online Los Angeles County Employment Application AND Supplemental Questionnaire in order to be considered for this examination. Paper applications, resumes, or any unsolicited documents will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application and Supplemental Questionnaire. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button located on the top right corner of the screen. Applicants must complete and submit their online applications and upload required documents (e.g. Official Transcripts, Resume, etc.) as attachment(s) during application submission, or send by email to exams@dmh.lacounty.gov within 7 calendar days from date of application submission. Indicate the Exam Title on the subject line when sending required documents by email. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in t he spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, provide the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account onwww.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Many important notifications will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add exams@dmh.lacounty.gov as well asnoreply@governmentjobs.com andinfo@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. IMPORTANT NOTES: Applications may be rejected at any stage of the examination and selection process. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification, Selection Requirements, and/or Special Requirement Information serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. In doing so, your application will be REJECTED as INCOMPLETE. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER LANGUAGE: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their OWN user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Department Contact Name: Celia Yeung, Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: 323-705-4249 or 213-972-7034 Department Contact Email: exams@dmh.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone:323-705-4249 Teletype Phone:800-899-4099 California Relay Services Phone:800-735-2922 For detailed information, please click here Closing Date/Time: 3/4/2024 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 29, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information EXAMINATION NUMBER: PH5668D FIRST DAY OF FILING: Friday, March 1, 2024 at 8:30 a.m Pacific Time (PT) This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity DEFINITION: Under close supervision, assists Environmental Health Specialists in performing routine tasks associated with the inspection and enforcement of environmental health and consumer protection laws. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class receive administrative and technical supervision from a Chief Environmental Health Specialist and may receive lead supervision from an Environmental Health Specialist. These positions perform one of the following assignments: Incumbents assigned to a Countywide specialized environmental program perform routine surveys and assist Environmental Health Specialists in more complex assignments to identify and solve environmental health problems in areas such as the following: water and sewage, garment and laundry facility inspection, solid waste, water pollution, vector control and authority to collect invalid and revoked licenses and permits, issue violation notices to correct situations, and conduct re-inspections to ascertain compliance, which may impact upon public health and the environment, within the limit of their legal authority. Incumbents assigned to a District Environmental Services perform general surveys of the community to locate new establishments, verify appropriate licenses and permits, as well as review the routine complaint investigations. They issue orders to correct unhealthful situations, within the limit of their legal authority. Essential Job Functions Conducts surveys of food establishments and housing, inventories and reviews Treasurer/Tax Collector documents in order to identify errors and discrepancies in permits and licenses issued. Collects revoked or invalid licenses and permits. Conducts routine complaint investigations such as the following: mosquitoes, trash, stables, and vacant lot problems. Issues orders for clean-up if required. Conducts initial surveys of laundries to ensure proper permits are exhibited. Assists Environmental Health Specialists in routine environmental inspections of food establishments. Inspects restrooms and trash facilities, relating findings to an Environmental Health Specialist. Performs initial surveys for rodent presence. Assists property owners in planning controls, selects, and on limited occasions may apply rodent poisons under supervision, and monitors progress of rodent control program. Assists Environmental Health Specialists in routine inspections by securing and monitoring equipment being used to determine levels of noise, dust, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, and illumination. Provides materials to the public related to departmental regulations, policies, and procedures; reviews forms submitted by the public for completeness. Diagrams facilities indicating areas where monitoring occurs, reporting findings to Environmental Health Specialists. Conducts required live mosquito trapping and collects samples. Assists Environmental Health Specialists in the plague surveillance program by trapping rodents, placing and maintaining dusting stations, and applying pesticides under supervision. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Completion of 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in Chemistry, Zoology, Microbiology, or Biology from an accredited college or university. A copy of official transcripts must be submitted to verify the required courses.* License Requirement: A valid California Class C Driver License is required to carry out job-related essential functions. A copy of your valid California Class C Driver License must be submitted with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov . Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California 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: 3 - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. Special Requirement Information: *In order to receive credit for any type of college or university course work you must attach a legible copy of the Official Transcript(s) from the accredited institution, with Registrar's signature and school seal, to the application. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited institutions standards by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). (see Employment Information under Accreditation Information) Official Transcript is defined as a transcript that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school's registrar office. A printout of the classes from the school's website is NOT considered official transcripts and will not be accepted and may result in your application being incomplete and rejected. All documents must be attached to your application at the time of filing, or e-mailed to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission or your application may be rejected. Desirable Qualifications Credit will be given to candidates who possess the following desirable qualifications: Experience in the use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Access, PowerPoint or equivalent applications in school or work for projects or assignments. Experience collecting and assisting in analyzing and interpreting data for school or work for projects or assignments. Customer service experience working with the public. Additional Information Examination Content: Once we have determined that you meet our education and license requirements the examination process will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based on application information, desirable qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire information submitted at the time of filing weighted 100%. Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination (evaluation of education and experience) to be added to the Eligible Register (hiring list). Passing this examination and being added to the Eligible Register does not guarantee an offer of employment. Eligibility Information: 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 eligibility. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. Complete applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the Eligible Register accordingly. Vacancy Information: The Eligible Register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Health as they occur. Available Shift: Any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Application and Filing Information: Applications must be filed ONLINE ONLY. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will NOT be accepted. Any required documents and/or additional information, if any, must be received with your application at the time of filing online or sent to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5:00 p.m., PT deadline, on the last day of filing as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on the County of Los Angeles Job Opportunities Website , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button located on this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Applicants must submit their completed applications before 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. Please make sure you put in the time and effort when filling out your application and supplemental questions completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements as listed on this job bulletin. Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely and correctly to receive full credit for any relevant education, training, and job experience you include. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job/position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work and duties 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 at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. Applications may be rejected at any stage of the examination and selection process. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT. Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification(s) and/or Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. In doing so your application will be dispositioned as INCOMPLETE and will not be accepted. Comments such as "SEE RESUME" or "SEE APPLICATION" will not be considered a valid response; therefore, using such statements will also result in your application being rejected as INCOMPLETE . 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. Check the website for updated information at https://lacountylibrary.org . 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. Do Not Share User ID, Email, 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. 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 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. Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law. All positions are open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The County will follow all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI): The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Department Contact Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone : (323) 659-6546 Department Contact E-mail: HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 659-6546 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION RECREATION SERVICES SUPERVISOR / SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR (RECURRENT) SALARY: $27.43 Hourly Filing Opens: February 28, 2024 8:00 a.m. (PT) Applications will be accepted until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. Exam number: D8798D Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Children’s Day Camp Day Camps are held at 31 parks throughout the County of Los Angeles during the summer to support working families with custodial care options for children ages 6 through 11. Camps are open Monday through Friday from 7 am to 6 pm. The goals of the camps include: 1) support working families with full-day custodial care options, 2) foster positive youth development, 3) provide curriculum that is developmentally appropriate, and 4) provide a safe and supervised environment. Each camp site can serve up to 45 children initially and may increase based on available staffing and need. The program curriculum includes lesson plan themes for each week, hands-on activities, and projects that promote collaboration, curiosity and inquiry that draw from technology and ESTEAM (Environment, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) fields, and includes field trips, guest speakers, games, and activities. The staff ratio is one staff to fifteen children for day-to-day activities and one staff to eight children for field trips. Camp supervisors must possess Pediatric CPR/First Aid certificates. Those hired through this recruitment who do not possess these certifications will be required to complete such training before summer camps begin in June 2024. Training will be provided by the Department. Essential Job Functions Lead, schedule, train, evaluate, and supervise camp staff. Ensure mandatory staff-to-child ratios are maintained in camp and on field trips. Develop, implement, and oversee the camp curriculum, including planning and coordinating field trips. Collaborate with educational specialists to plan daily ESTEAM activities. Foster positive relationships with caregivers by keeping them informed and engaged in their child's camp experience, addressing concerns, and providing regular updates. Ensure strict adherence to all required safety plans, creating a secure environment for both staff and campers. Conduct daily safety checks of camp facilities and equipment. Train staff on emergency procedures and coordinate regular drills. Ensure written operating procedures and plans are submitted to address medical and other emergencies, transportation needs, and oversight of swimming and other specialized recreational activities. Manage the enrollment process, including overseeing weekly registrations and maintain enrollment records. Attend mandatory health and safety training sessions to ensure a comprehensive understanding of protocols and procedures. Conduct regular health and safety briefings for camp staff. Enforce health and safety protocols throughout the camp. Ensure that all camp staff meet mandated qualifications and counselor-to-camper ratios are maintained. Ensure safe and sanitary conditions at the camp site. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor`s degree or higher* -AND- One (1) year of experience conducting or assisting in the development and delivery of recreation programs. (Each additional year of experience will substitute for one year of college up to a maximum of two years.) -AND- Two (2) years of administrative/supervisory experience overseeing school-age** camp or similar activities*** -AND- 25 years of age or older by June 17, 2024 OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Pediatric CPR/First Aid Certificates are required prior to June 2024. Training will be provided by the Department.**** * In order to receive credit for any a Bachelor's degree or any college course work, 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 e-mail a copy to vyu@parks.lacounty.gov within ten (10) calendar days of filing. Note: Foreign studies must be evaluated by an academic credential evaluation agency and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. (See Accreditation Information under Employment Information). ** School age is defined as 5 to 18 years of age, *** Examples of similar activities include instructors in classroom settings or seasonal camp directors of youth 5 to 18 years of age. **** Those candidates who possess these certifications will not need to repeat the training after being hired. 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. This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Experience beyond the Selection Requirements. Experience as a state-credentialed instructor**** from kindergarten to high school level. ****In order to receive credit for a state-credentialed instructor, you must include a legible copy of a State Issued license/certificate with your application at the time of filing or e-mail a copy to vyu@parks.lacounty.gov within ten (10) calendar days of filing. WITHHOLD INFORMATION: No withhold will be allowed for this examination. Required experience must be fully met and indicated on the application by last day of filing. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education, experience, and desirable qualifications based on the application information and supplemental questionnaire, weighted 100%. Candidates must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination to be placed the Eligible Register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: 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. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the register of eligible candidates accordingly. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies at 31 summer camps throughout the Department of Parks and Recreation. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ON-LINE. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN-PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Go to: http://governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty and search for "RECREATION SERVICES SUPERVISOR/SUMMER CAMP DIRECTOR (RECURRENT)." You must click on the green "APPLY" button in order to apply online. 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. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during selection process. CORRESPONDENCE AND UPDATES WILL BE SENT VIA E-MAIL. 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 vyu@parks.lacounty.gov as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile Inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component. 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, E-MAIL AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application 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. 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. Department Contact Name: Victoria Yu Department Contact Number: 626-588-5117 Department Contact Email: vyu@parks.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (213) 427-6118 ADA Coordinator Phone: 626-588-5109 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 For detailed information, please click here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES PROBATION DEPARTMENT EXAM NUMBER: F8618K FILING PERIOD: FEBRUARY 28, 2024, AT 5:00 P.M. (PT) UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity The Los Angeles County Probation Department is leading the way in rebuilding lives and making our communities healthier and safer. Working hand in hand with the Board of Supervisors and partner agencies, our goal is to promote rehabilitation and reduce recidivism through a " Care First, Jails Last" approach. Are you looking for a place to make a difference in people's lives? Are you passionate about helping and guiding youth? Are you a respected and creative member of the community? The Probation Department is looking for highly motivated individuals who can assist and advise youth on ways to redirect behavior into pro-social channels; while assisting youth in managing their behavior through coaching, counseling, and acknowledging pro-social behavior. Do you see yourself making a difference in the organization's mission and the community? Then join our team! CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Ensures order and security during normal nighttime sleeping hours in a facility maintained for the custody, care, treatment or rehabilitation of probation youth. Officers must be able to restrain probation youth physically. Essential Job Functions Ensures the care and safety of probation youth during normal nighttime sleeping hours. Makes periodic rounds of the living unit to verify the presence of all probation youth assigned and to guard against problems such as fires. Maintains order and security in the living unit and investigates unusual sounds and occurrences. Takes appropriate action to prevent escapes, rule infractions, or other disturbances and observes and records the behavior and actions of individual probation youth and comforts or disciplines as necessary. Inspects bedding to prevent misuse and ensure safety, and monitors ventilation and heating levels in the living unit to maintain a comfortable environment. Ensures that injured or ill probation youth obtain nursing or medical attention. Carries out standard procedures for the admission or release of probation youth including orientation to the facility and assignment to living quarters. Supervises probation youth on awakening, dressing, and preparing their sleeping area for the day. Restrains or assists in restraining combative or emotionally disturbed probation youth. Keeps records, makes reports, and performs other clerical duties as assigned. Transports or prepares probation youth for transportation to medical care facilities, courts, or other locations. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from an accredited* high school** -OR- A California High School Proficiency Certificate** awarded by the California State Board of Education***. Candidates must meet the qualifications for designation as a Peace Officer within the Probation Department, including, but not limited to: 1) No Felony Convictions 2) Citizenship - Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. Applicants will be required to submit their documents during the background process. 3) At least 21 years of age at the time of appointment Appointees will be required to meet the State mandated CORE training requirements as defined by Standards for Training in Corrections. PHYSICAL CLASS: IV - Arduous: This class involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working above ground on irregular surfaces. It includes those positions that occasionally demand extraordinary physical activity such as those in Safety positions. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The questionnaire contains pre-investigative questions that will be utilized as part of the background investigation process to ensure applicants meet the selection requirements and standards set forth by the Los Angeles County Probation Department. Applicants who fail the supplemental questionnaire will be disqualified and have to wait six (6) months from the date of the disqualification to reapply. STRUCTURED INTERVIEW As part of the hiring interview process, candidates who pass the multiple choice and/or simulation assessment(s) will be required to participate in the structured interview in compliance with the California Code of Regulations, Peace Officer Oral Interview (§ 1952). Every peace officer applicant will be interviewed prior to employment to determine the applicant's suitability for law enforcement service in relation to the six mandated interview factors: experience, problem-solving ability, communication skills, interest/motivation, interpersonal skills, and community involvement/awareness. Applicants who fail the structured interview will be disqualified and will have to wait three (3) months from the date of disqualification to reapply. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION A thorough background investigation will be conducted which may include, but is not limited to, the following: 1) Live Scan and Criminal Records Check 2) Polygraph Examination or Computer Voice Stress Analyzer Test. 3) Psychological Examination 4) Medical and Drug Screening Examination 5) Credit Check 6) Juvenile Corrections Officer Core physical agility examination Candidates who are found unsuitable for employment will be removed from the eligible register pursuant to Civil Service Rule 6.04, including but not limited to the following: Who is addicted to the use of intoxicating liquors or narcotics or habit-forming drugs; Who is guilty of conduct not compatible with County employment, whether or not it amounts to a crime; Who has been dismissed or has resigned in lieu of discharge from any position, public or private, for any cause which would be a cause for dismissal from County service; or whose record of employment has not been satisfactory in the County service, or with any other agency or firm; Who has abandoned any position in County service or been absent from duty without leave of absence duly granted; Who has made material false statement or who has attempted any deception or fraud in connection with this or any other civil service examinations; Who refuses to execute the oath as prescribed by law; Who refuses to be fingerprinted; Who refuses to take or fails to pass the prescribed medical examination. *In accordance with the provisions of California Government Code Section 1031(e), accredited high schools are those accredited by certifying organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and include accredited public and non-public high schools in the United States and accredited United States Department of Defense high schools. **IN ORDER TO QUALIFY, YOU MUST IDENTIFY THE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED/ CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE ON THE JOB APPLICATION AND ATTACH/UPLOAD A LEGIBLE COPY OF THE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED/ CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE OR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS OR OFFICIAL LETTER FROM THE ACCREDITED INSTITUTION, WHICH SHOWS THE DIPLOMA/CERTIFICATE AWARDED WITH REGISTRAR'S SIGNATURE AND/OR SCHOOL SEAL WITH YOUR APPLICATION AT THE TIME OF FILING OR WITHIN 15 CALENDAR DAYS FROM APPLICATION SUBMISSION OR YOUR APPLICATION MAY BE REJECTED. YOU MAY EMAIL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO EXAMINATIONS@PROBATION.LACOUNTY.GOV . ***A California High School Proficiency Certificate is awarded by passing the General Educational Development Test (GED) or the California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE) tests. Positions to this class will be required to possess a certificate of completion of a 40-hour introductory training course on the laws of arrest under Penal Code Section 832 and Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) within 90 days of appointment to the position. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination process will consist of a multiple choice and/or simulation assessment(s) weighted 100% assessing: Written English Following Instructions Numerical Calculation Achievement Professional Potential Responsibility Teamwork Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and receive a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be placed on the eligible register. MULTIPLE-CHOICE AND SIMULATION ASSESSMENTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. NOTE: All notifications, including invitation letters, will be sent electronically to the email address provided on your application. Please add the below email addresses to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Dora.xie@probation.lacounty.gov klent@hr.lacounty.gov info@governmentjobs.com talentcentral@shl.com donot-reply@amcatmail.com Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving electronic notifications a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling an examination component. TRANSFER OF TEST COMPONENTS: Applicants who have taken identical components recently for other exams may have their scores automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test components that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test scores may be transferred. TEST PREPARATIONS: Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find A Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test preparation information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to https://www.shldirect.com/en-us/practice-tests/ . While the guides will help you prepare for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary. To access the Los Angeles County Probation Department Pre-Academy Fitness Guide, click here: http://file.lacounty.gov/probation/cms1_248934.pdf ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date they are promulgated. As a result of a special study conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.01 (D), successful candidates shall be assembled into separate groups as follows: Band V: 101%- 110% Band 1: 70% - 100% Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Probation Department. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Nights APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application BEFORE 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" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline. You may be required to verify your email address. Verification only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance your online application's security and ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Applicants may upload required or additional documents (i.e. copy of degree, certification, etc.) as attachment(s) at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach the required and/or additional documents at the time of filing, you may email to examinations@probation.lacounty.gov . Please include your name, examination number, and examination title. 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 job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications. 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 and/or supplemental questionnaire is incomplete, it may be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES: ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION . Applications may be rejected at any stage of the selection process. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and 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 . Test results cannot be given over the telephone. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record and will result in an automatic rejection of your application. TESTING ACCOMMODATION: If you require an accommodation to compete fairly in any part of the assessment process, let us know by contacting the Testing Accommodations Coordinator at TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov . You will be required to complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form and provide supporting documentation from a qualified professional justifying the requested accommodation(s). The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. 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. LA County Public Library may require prior reservation to use their computers. Please visit the following link at https://lacountylibrary.org/library-locator/ for more information. Department Contact Name: Probation Examinations Unit, Sworn Exams Department Contact Number: (562) 940-2659 ADA accommodation Email: TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov Department Contact Email: examinations@probation.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Teletype Phone: (877) 988-7800 For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES PROBATION DEPARTMENT EXAM NUMBER: F8655J FILING PERIOD: FEBRUARY 28, 2024, AT 5:00 P.M. (PT) UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity The Los Angeles County Probation Department is leading the way in rebuilding lives and making our communities healthier and safer. Working hand in hand with the Board of Supervisors and partner agencies, our goal is to promote rehabilitation and reduce recidivism through a " Care First , Jails La st " approach. Are you looking for a place to make a difference in people's lives? Are you passionate about helping and guiding youth? Are you a respected and creative member of the community? The Probation Department is looking for highly motivated individuals who can assist and advise youth on ways to redirect behavior into pro-social channels, while assisting youth in managing their behavior through coaching, counseling, and acknowledging pro-social behavior. Do you see yourself making a difference in the organization's mission and the community? Then join our team! CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS Detention Services Officer positions hold the status of sworn-peace officers in the Probation Department. (Please see the Requirements and Special Requirement Information sections for additional information on peace officer requirements and the Background Investigation process). Positions supervise the activities of detained minors in juvenile halls. Incumbents serve as members of a small team responsible for the order and security of a unit of probation youth, transport minors to medical care facilities and/or courts or other locations, and provide situational counseling, as necessary. Detention Services Officers must be able to restrain combative probation youth physically. Essential Job Functions Supervises detained probation youth in their activities within the unit, on work assignments, during recreation periods, on medical or dental appointments, or awaiting court appearances. Maintains order and control of a unit and takes appropriate action in connection with rule infractions or other disturbances. Maintains institutional security and takes appropriate action to prevent escapes. Supervises the movement of probation youth within and outside the facility. Controls and restrains combative or emotionally disturbed probation youth. Observes and records the behavior of probation youth and confers with the supervisor about problematic probation youth. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS Completion of 60 semester* or 90 quarter* units from an accredited college, including coursework in the behavioral or social sciences such as psychology, sociology, or criminology. Candidates must meet the qualifications for designation as a Peace Officer within the Probation Department, including, but not limited to: 1) No Felony Convictions 2) Citizenship - Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. Applicants will be required to submit their documents during the background process. 3) At least 21 years of age at the time of appointment Appointees will be required to meet State-mandated CORE training requirements as defined by Standards for Training in Corrections. PHYSICAL CLASS IV - Arduous: This class involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working above ground on irregular surfaces. It includes those positions that occasionally demand extraordinary physical activity, such as those in Safety positions. LICENSE A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The questionnaire contains pre-investigative questions that which will be utilized as part of the background investigation process to ensure applicants meet the selection requirements and standards set forth by the Los Angeles County Probation Department. Applicants who fail the supplemental questionnaire will be disqualified and have to wait six (6) months from the date of the disqualification to reapply. STRUCTURED INTERVIEW As part of the hiring interview process, candidates who pass the multiple choice and/or simulation assessment(s) will be required to participate in the structured interview in compliance with the California Code of Regulations, Peace Officer Oral Interview (§ 1952). Every peace officer applicant will be interviewed prior to employment to determine the applicant's suitability for law enforcement service in relation to the six mandated interview factors: experience, problem-solving ability, communication skills, interest/motivation, interpersonal skills, and community involvement/awareness. Applicants who fail the structured interview will be disqualified and will have to wait three (3) months from the date of disqualification to reapply. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION A thorough background investigation will be conducted, which may include, but is not limited to, the following: 1) Live Scan and Criminal Records Check 2) Polygraph Examination or Computer Voice Stress Analyzer Test. 3) Psychological Examination 4) Medical and Drug Screening Examination 5) Credit Check 6) Juvenile Corrections Officer Core physical agility examination Candidates who are found unsuitable for employment will be removed from the eligible register pursuant to Civil Service Rule 6.04, including but not limited to the following: Who is addicted to the use of intoxicating liquors or narcotics or habit-forming drugs; Who is guilty of conduct not compatible with County employment, whether or not it amounts to a crime; Who has been dismissed or has resigned in lieu of discharge from any position, public or private, for any cause which would be a cause for dismissal from County service; or whose record of employment has not been satisfactory in the County service, or with any other agency or firm; Who has abandoned any position in County service or been absent from duty without leave of absence duly granted; Who has a made material false statement or who has attempted any deception or fraud in connection with this or any other civil service examinations; Who refuses to execute the oath as prescribed by law; Who refuses to be fingerprinted; Who refuses to take or fails to pass the prescribed medical examination *IN ORDER TO QUALIFY, YOU MUST IDENTIFY THE NUMBER OF UNITS COMPLETED OR LEVEL OF DEGREE ON THE JOB APPLICATION AND ATTACH/UPLOAD A LEGIBLE COPY OF THE OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS FROM THE ACCREDITED INSTITUTION WHICH SHOWS THE AREA OF SPECIALIZATION WITH REGISTRAR'S SIGNATURE AND OR SCHOOL SEAL WITH YOUR APPLICATION AT THE TIME OF FILING OR WITHIN 15 CALENDAR DAYS FROM APPLICATION SUBMISSION OR YOUR APPLICATION MAY BE REJECTED. YOU MAY EMAIL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO EXAMINATIONS@PROBATION.LACOUNTY.GOV . Positions to this class will be required to possess a certificate of completion of a 40-hour introductory training course on the laws of arrest under Penal Code Section 832 and Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) within 90 days of appointment to the position. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT This examination process will consist of a multiple choice and/or simulation assessment(s) weighted 100% assessing: Written English Following Instructions Numerical Calculation Achievement Professional Potential Responsibility Teamwork Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and receive a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be placed on the eligible register. MULTIPLE-CHOICE AND SIMULATION ASSESSMENTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. NOTE: All notifications, including invitation letters, will be sent electronically to the email address provided on your application. Please add the below email addresses to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Warangkana.Suos@probation.lacounty.gov klent@hr.lacounty.gov info@governmentjobs.com talentcentral@shl.com donot-reply@amcatmail.com Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving electronic notifications a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling an examination component. TRANSFER OF TEST COMPONENTS Applicants who have taken identical components recently for other exams may have their scores automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test components that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test scores may be transferred. TEST PREPARATION Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find A Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test preparation information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to https://www.shldirect.com/en-us/practice-tests/ . While the guides will help you prepare for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary. To access the Los Angeles County Probation Department Pre-Academy Fitness Guide, click here: http://file.lacounty.gov/probation/cms1_248934.pdf. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date they are promulgated. As a result of a special study conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.01 (D), successful candidates shall be assembled into separate groups as follows: Band V: 101%- 110% Band 1: 70% - 100% Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. VACANCY INFORMATION The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Probation Department. AVAILABLE SHIFT Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application BEFORE 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" green button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline. You may be required to verify your email address. Verification only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance your online application's security and ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Applicants may upload required or additional documents (i.e. copy of degree, certification, etc.) as attachment(s) at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach the required and/or additional documents at the time of filing, you may email to examinations@probation.lacounty.gov . Please include your name, examination number, and examination title. 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 job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications . 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 and/or supplemental questionnaire is incomplete, it may be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES: ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION . Applications may be rejected at any stage of the selection process. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and 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 . Test results cannot be given over the telephone. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record and will result in an automatic rejection of your application. TESTING ACCOMMODATION: If you require an accommodation to compete fairly in any part of the assessment process, let us know by contacting the Testing Accommodations Coordinator at TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov . You will be required to complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form and provide supporting documentation from a qualified professional justifying the requested accommodation(s). The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. 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. LA County Public Library may require prior reservations to use their computers. Please visit the following link at https://lacountylibrary.org/library-locator/ for more information. Department Contact Name: Probation Examinations Unit, Sworn Exams Department Contact Number: (562) 940-2659 Department Contact Email: examinations@probation.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator emai l: TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone: (877) 988-7800 For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information EXAM TITLE: Consumer and Business Affairs Representative III EXAM NUMBER: EW1664A-EA JOB TYPE: PERMANENT TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE - EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT FILING DATES: Applications will be accepted starting at 8:00 a.m. (PT) on February 28, 2024, until the needs of the service are met. The application filing period is subject to closure without notice. ABOUT THIS EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT: The LA County Board of Supervisors recently declared a local state of emergency for homelessness, and the County is working to revise and expand our response to help all who are affected. We are looking for qualified and passionate individuals to help us in the mission of addressing issues like housing, mental health, and substance use. If you are looking for a new career that will directly benefit the population of LA County, this may be the opportunity for you. Department of Economic Opportunity is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Consumer and Business Affairs Representative III vacancy. Under the emergency order, applicants who meet the requirements may be hired for an initial period of up to 90 days, with an opportunity for permanent County employment. Before the end of your initial work period, you will be assessed on your work performance. This assessment will be weighted 100%. Those who successfully pass the assessment will be considered for permanent appointment to Consumer and Business Affairs Representative III. WORK LOCATION: Economic Opportunity Headquarters 510 S Vermont Ave 11th Fl Los Angeles CA 90020 Economic Opportunity offers a hybrid telework schedule subject to the needs of the department. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) is LA County’s central economic and workforce development hub helping residents connect to new career pathways, start and certify a business, and access life-changing opportunities. We are working to advance equity and inclusive, sustainable growth through all DEO programs and services by targeting economic benefits to the most vulnerable and marginalized communities, small businesses and residents in LA County. Our Vision: An equitable economy with thriving communities, inclusive and sustainable growth, and opportunity and mobility for all. Our Mission: DEO creates quality jobs, helps small businesses and high-road employers start and grow, and builds vibrant local communities and spaces. Essential Job Functions Provides business supportive services with expertise and high degree of professionalism. Coordinates the activities of lower-level staff and provides technical assistance and direction for small business supportive programming. Gathers and analyzes information and statistical data on economic-related service matters and prepares written reports. Assists in the training of lower-level staff and volunteers. Maintains records of technical assistance and prepares correspondence and reports as necessary. Collaborates with external agencies, organizations, and partner affiliates. Conducts surveys concerning client satisfaction and the delivery of services to the public. Conducts field outreach concerning small business service-related matters. Makes presentations concerning economic development related matters and department programs to businesses on growth, contracting, and specialized business support. Staffs a branch office as needed. Performs as the Consumer and Business Affairs Supervisor in their absence. Requirements OPTION 1: One year of experience in the County of Los Angeles as a *Consumer and Business Affairs Representative II. OPTION 2: Three years of paid or unpaid experience assisting the public with problems or complaints concerning consumer issues, court procedures, real estate, dispute settlement, or mediation in a consumer protection agency. OPTION 3: Three years of experience assisting the public in the solution of problems related to law or legal services, employment, housing, credit, loans, insurance, real estate, landlord-tenant, or similar services. OPTION 4: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Consumer Science, Home Economics, Administration of Justice, Political Science, Law, Public Administration, or **related fields AND graduation from an accredited paralegal program. *A Consumer and Business Affairs Representative II provides information and counseling to the public on a variety of consumer service related matters, including real estate, small claims court procedures, dispute resolution, and other consumer related service programs. Incumbents investigate, conciliate, mediate, and resolve complaints on all routine consumer affairs matters. **R elated fields is defined as degrees that have a direct correlation to the Consumer Affairs Representative III job functions. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in providing advocacy, outreach, and/or technical assistance to small businesses regarding government contracting, entrepreneurial start-up support, and/or industry-specific expertise. Experience managing and maintaining sensitive data and information. Experience with presenting and creating presentations using MS Publisher, MS PowerPoint, and/or Canva. Experience with graphic design using MS Publisher, MS PowerPoint, and/or Canva. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: Experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40-hour week. Prorated part-time experience will be accepted. Include the number of hours worked per week for each position. To receive credit for the required education, a legible copy of the diploma or official transcript for each degree that displays the degree awarded and date conferred must be submitted as proof of meeting the educational requirement. The official diploma or transcript can be attached to the application or emailed to DEORecruitment@opportunity.lacounty.gov . International degrees in a foreign language must be translated to English and evaluated for equivalency to U.S. standards. 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: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: Performance Evaluation weighted 100%. Those who achieve a passing score on this evaluation will be considered for permanent appointment. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. Apply online by clicking on the "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 an appointment has been made. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide all relevant training and experience in the spaces provided to assist in evaluating 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. Applicants must provide a legible copy of the diploma or official transcript from an accredited institution (the transcript must display the degree awarded and date conferred). If you are not able to submit the required copy of your diploma or official transcript with your application at the time of filing, you may email a copy to DEORecruitment@opportunity.lacounty.gov. Please reference exam number EW1664A-EA in the subject line. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Many important notifications will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application, so it is important to provide a valid email address. Please add DEORecruitment@opportunity.lacounty.gov as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. You may opt out of emails from LA County. However, if you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. You may be required to verify your email address so plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline. This is only required once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI): The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. 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. DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION: For any questions regarding this examination, please send an email to DEORecruitment@opportunity.lacounty.gov. Please reference exam number EW1664A-EA in the subject line. California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2992 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 ADA Coordinator Phone: (213) 300-4966 For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information EXAM TITLE: Community Services Analyst II EXAM NUMBER: EW8190A-EA JOB TYPE: PERMANENT TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE - EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT FILING DATES: Applications will be accepted starting at 8:00 a.m. (PT) on February 28, 2024, until the needs of the service are met. The application filing period is subject to closure without notice. ABOUT THIS EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT: The LA County Board of Supervisors recently declared a local state of emergency for homelessness, and the County is working to revise and expand our response to help all who are affected. We are looking for qualified and passionate individuals to help us in the mission of addressing issues like housing, mental health, and substance use. If you are looking for a new career that will directly benefit the population of LA County, this may be the opportunity for you. Department of Economic Opportunity is seeking qualified candidates to fill two Community Services Analyst II vacancies. Under the emergency order, applicants who meet the requirements may be hired for an initial period of up to 90 days, with an opportunity for permanent County employment. Before the end of your initial work period, you will be assessed on your work performance. This assessment will be weighted 100%. Those who successfully pass the assessment will be considered for permanent appointment to Community Services Analyst II. WORK LOCATION: Economic Opportunity Headquarters 510 S Vermont Ave 11th Fl Los Angeles CA 90020 Economic Opportunity offers a hybrid telework schedule subject to the needs of the department. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) is LA County’s central economic and workforce development hub helping residents connect to new career pathways, start and certify a business, and access life-changing opportunities. We’re working to advance equity and inclusive, sustainable growth through all DEO programs and services by targeting economic benefits to the most vulnerable and marginalized communities, small businesses and residents in LA County. Our Vision: An equitable economy with thriving communities, inclusive and sustainable growth, and opportunity and mobility for all. Our Mission: DEO creates quality jobs, helps small businesses and high-road employers start and grow, and builds vibrant local communities and spaces. Essential Job Functions Prepares proposals, plans, reports and recommendations including investigative, factual, and analytical data in support of proposed community and senior services resources and programs. Meets and confers with various representatives of other County departments and outside jurisdictions and agencies in an effort to resolve conflicting or divergent opinions and to effect mutually acceptable solutions. Serves in a resource capacity to representatives of cities, school districts, and community agencies participating in community and senior services delivery programs. Interprets governing policies, regulations, and ordinances to contracting agencies. Evaluates performance of program or fiscal operations for compliance with applicable contracts, plans, and regulations. Develops recommendations for the creation of policy, goals, organization, operating procedures, and administration of programs. Participates as a team member in the assessment of funding proposals submitted by prospective contract agencies. Assesses the effectiveness of existing programs and develops recommendations for additional or alternative plans to improve community and senior services delivery. Investigates allegations of fraud or mismanagement involving agencies under contract with the Department of Economic Opportunity and recommends appropriate actions based on the findings. Supervises staff assigned to assist in the completion of a project as needed. Performs as the unit head as needed. Works with County businesses seeking Workforce Development services to connect to the appropriate County AJCC and Business Services Representative. Responsible for the daily operation of the Business Services email account to reply to inquiries from County businesses seeking Workforce Development services, to share recruitment and hiring event information to subscribers, and maintain current listing of subscribers. Attends community business events and meetings to promote the array of business services and employment opportunities available through the AJCCs with community partners working in the realm of Workforce Development. Monitors and analyzes the Business Services Survey and maintains of log of responses and outcomes to evaluate with supervising HSA I. Monitors and tracks business referrals from campaigns and programs such as the Fair Chance Hiring Campaign, Hire A Youth (Youth@Work) campaign, and all other business referrals that are sent to the AJCCs. The referrals must be reported to the respective Workforce Development Regional Managers to maintain the integrity of the AJCC system and to ensure compliance and adequate follow-up. Requirements One year of experience participating in the development or implementation of community and senior services or related programs at the level of Los Angeles County's class of *Community Services Analyst I - OR - Three years of experience in a **staff capacity analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems of organization, procedure, program, budget or personnel. * Community Services Analyst I conducts more complex staff work in connection with identification and analysis of problem areas, planning, administration and evaluation of community and senior services, and economic utilization programs. ** Staff capacity is defined as work that includes assisting and supporting administration by doing research, analysis, and making recommendation to line managers on matters such as, utilization of personnel, allocation of funds, workload and workload fluctuations, and programs and procedures for accomplishing work objectives. 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: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: Performance Evaluation weighted 100%. Those who achieve a passing score on this evaluation will be considered for permanent appointment. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. Apply online by clicking on the "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 an appointment has been made. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide all relevant training and experience in the spaces provided to assist in evaluating 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. Many important notifications will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application, so it is important to provide a valid email address. Please add DEORecruitment@opportunity.lacounty.gov as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. You may opt out of emails from LA County. However, if you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. You may be required to verify your email address so plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline. This is only required once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI): The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. 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. DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION: For any questions regarding this examination, please send an email to DEORecruitment@opportunity.lacounty.gov. Please reference exam number EW8190A-EA in the subject line. California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2992 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 ADA Coordinator Phone: (213) 300-4966 For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 27, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information EXAM NUMBER: E1141O TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY FILING DATES: Applications will be accepted starting Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 09:00 A.M. (PT) until the needs of the department are met and is subject to close without prior notice WITHHOLD: No withhold will be allowed. Required experience/education must be fully met at the time of filing, and clearly indicated on the supplemental questionnaire. OUT-OF-CLASS: No Out-of-Class Experience will be accepted. Get ready to join one of the nation's largest coun ty employers! Recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Large Employers , the County of Los Angeles offers broad career growth, outstanding benefits , and competitive salaries. We are the largest employer in Southern California, with opportunities for you to make a difference in the lives of over 10 million residents. At the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, it is our mission to serve Los Angeles County by providing essential records management and election services in a fair, accessible, and transparent manner. We are providing you with an amazing opportunity to join our organization of professionals committed to serving our employees, the public, and the community. We seek to achieve accountability, professionalism, integrity, respect, and equity. THE POSITION: The Property Conveyances Examiner receives technical direction from a Senior Property Conveyances Examiner. The Property Conveyances Examiner examines, evaluates, and records legal documents submitted by individuals, corporations, partnerships, and others, effecting and/or evidencing title to or interest in real or personal property. Incumbent in this position must have a general knowledge of laws, codes, ordinances and legal terminology relating to property ownership, and specialized knowledge of recording policies and procedures essential for the protection of property rights. Essential Job Functions ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: Visually examine legal documents (e.g., deeds, deeds of trust, leases, homesteads, reconveyances, assignments, etc. ) and maps by reviewing their contents in compliance with specific requirements set forth in the applicable legal codes, in order to determine their acceptability for recording in the public records. Reject documents that do not meet the recording requirements, or are statutorily incomplete or missing in order to ensure that only accurate and statutorily complete documents are recorded. Provide information (e.g., bulletins, posted notices, verbally, etc.) to the public regarding Federal, State, County, and city laws, rules, regulations, and policies, which provide the basis for accepting or rejecting documents presented for recording in the public records. Determine which prescribed fees are to be charged for the recording of documents by inputting information into a computer in order to ensure that all applicable fees are received. Examine documents submitted for recordation to determine the applicability of the Documentary Transfer Tax and determine or verify the amount of tax. Verbally (in-person or over the telephone) respond to questions from individuals, representatives of title insurance companies, attorneys, lending institutions, and real estate agents pertaining to public recordation of legal documents in order to provide information and assistance, without providing legal advice. Provide reject letters to members of the public, legal representatives, etc. in order to specify the reasons why a document was not accepted for recordation. Perform cashiering functions by collecting or billing customers for all applicable taxes and fees, providing certified or conformed copies, providing change, and issuing a receipt in order to create a record of monetary transactions. Scan documents into JEDI (Departmental custom computer program) and verify that images are clear and legible in order to create a perm anent public record. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Two (2) years* of specialized experience** in the review and evaluation***of documents relating to real or personal property. PHYSICAL CLASS : Physical Class II - Light: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: * Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience will not be accepted. ** Specialized experience is defined as performing document review of subject matter, clerical duties requiring a working knowledge of specific subject matter, and the use of initiative and independent judgment within procedural and policy limits . ***For this examination, r eview and evaluation means to process or prepare and review real property and personal documents, such as maps, deeds, deeds of trust, assignments, liens, or other pertinent documents, for public recording at a Recorder's office. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : The examination will consist of two (2) parts: Part I: An Evaluation of Experience , weighted at 50%. Each candidate will be evaluated based on the information provided on the Supplemental Questionnaire. Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and pass Part I - Evaluation of Experience in order to proceed to Part II - Structured Oral Interview. Part II: A Structured Oral Interview, weighted at 50%. The Structured Oral Interview is designed to measure job related knowledge and skills, communication skills, adaptability, work habits, problem solving, interpersonal skills. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination will be added to the eligible register in order of their score group for a period of six (6) months following the date of eligibility. No person may compete in this examination more than once every six (6) months. PASSING THIS EXAMINATION AND BEING PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER DOES NOT GUARANTEE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible list resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the County of Los Angeles, Department of Registrar Recorder/County Clerk in Norwalk, CA or any of the four (4) district offices in LAX, East LA, Lancaster or Van Nuys. Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add CChavez@rrcc.lacounty.gov , info@governmentjobs.com , Noreply@governmentjobs.com , rrccexams@rrcc.lacounty.gov and the domain rrcc.lacounty.gov, to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Should any of your contact information change, including mailing address, please notify our office. HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application before 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 green “Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this websitehttps://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty. Plan to submit your online application as soon as possible, as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account onwww.governmentjobs.com/careers/LAcounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Please make sure you put in the time and effort when filling out your application and supplemental questions completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements as listed on this job posting. Please make sure you put in the time and effort when filling out your application and supplemental questions completely. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTICES: 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. PLEASE REVIEW YOUR APPLICATION CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY PRIOR TO CLICKING THE "SUBMIT" BUTTON SOCIAL SECURITY INFORMATION: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORDS: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's use ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record and is subject to disqualification from this examination. 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. Refer to their website for updated information at https://lacountylibrary.org/library-locator . 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. ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI): The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. TESTING ACCOMMODATION: If you need an accommodation to take the assessment, let us know by contacting the ADA/Testing Coordinator at CChavez@rrcc.lacounty.gov . You will be required to complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form as well as provide supporting documentation from a qualified professional justifying the requested accommodation(s). The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. What Happens Next? We ask that you submit your application by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top of the job posting. If you need assistance or have questions, please contact us using the following information: ADA Coordinator Phone: (562) 462-3399 Teletype Phone: 800-899-4099 Alternate TTY Phone: 800-897-0077 California Relay Services Phone: 800-735-2922 Department Contact Name: Christina Chavez Department Contact Phone: (562) 462-3399 Department Contact Email: CChavez@rrcc.lacounty.gov For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 27, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information Department of Mental Health Exam Number: b5516A Open Competitive Job Opportunity FILING START DATE: 06/30/2023 AT 9:00 A.M. PT This announcement is being reposted to extend the filing period. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. DEFINITION: Supervises professional and support personnel in the provision of pharmacy services in a hospital, clinic, correctional facility, or other health care setting. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class receive general supervision from higher-level professional pharmacy staff, and are distinguished by their responsibility to provide first-leveladministrative and technical supervision over professional and support pharmacy personnel in the provision of pharmacy services, which include ordering, compounding, dispensing, packaging, storing, and distributionand control of drugs and other pharmaceutical products. Positions also supervise licensed personnel providing expert information and consultation on drugs and drug usage to staff and patients in a dispensing or clinical setting. Incumbents plan and implement pharmacy operations and procedures within the general framework of established facility procedures and professional standards, resolve day-to-day issues related to appropriate use of drugs, coordinate pharmacy services with other patient care activities, and ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements. Incumbents must exercise knowledge of the principles of supervision governing personnel administration to plan, direct, and review work of staff. Essential Job Functions Establishes, maintains, and revises unit pharmacy procedures, work standards, and quality control measures within the general framework of pharmacy and hospital procedures and established professional standards; monitors quality and quantity of production and takes corrective action as necessary. Interviews and selects or recommends the selection of professional and other pharmacy personnel; orients and trains new employees;plans, assigns, and evaluates the work of subordinates; handles first-level grievances; counsels employees regarding work performance, and recommends disciplinary action when indicated; and,interprets and applies personnel and other administrative policies in supervising pharmacy operations. Schedules and assigns staff to provide pharmacy services on one or more shifts and adjusts assignments in accordance with workload demands, availability, and capabilities of staff. Provides technical guidance and administrative support to staff in the interpretation and enforcement of policies and procedures designed to promote appropriate use of pharmaceutical products; evaluates and makes recommendations on proposed changes to the facility's drug formulary. Coordinates the work of the pharmacy staff with the work of medical, nursing, corrections,and other patient care staff through meetings, conferences and development of procedures designed to enhance cooperation in the provision of pharmacy-related patient care services; conducts studies and recommends improvements in methods of ordering, compounding, dispensing, packaging, storing, or distributing drugs and other pharmaceuticals; recommends solutions to problems of staffing, space, security, equipment, and service levels. Supervises or performs the ordering of drugs, supplies and equipment to maintain the ongoing operation of a dispensing or clinical pharmacy unit; consults withmanufacturers' representatives regarding new drugs or equipment. Participates in planning and implementing information systems for recording and maintaining data on drug usage and costs. Designs and maintains internal controls to meet all regulatory requirements for the receipt, storage, dispensing, and disposition of narcotics and other controlled or restricted drugs and enforces appropriate security and accountability measures; drafts related policies, procedures, and protocols. Supervises and participates in the orientation and training of pharmacy students, pharmacy interns, clerks, support personnel, pharmacy technician trainees, and other professional and technical staff in pharmaceutical principles, practices, operations, and regulatory standards. Performs direct pharmacy services on an ongoing or relief basis, as needed. Prepares budget requests for the unit, as needed. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: One year of experience as a Registered Pharmacist. 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 may be required when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: Physical Class II - Light: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience as a clinical pharmacist Experience in pharmacy administration. Completion of a pharmacy residency or fellowship program. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience weighted 100%. The evaluation of experience will be based on application information and desirable qualifications submitted on the supplemental application form at the time of filing. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST. Notice of non-acceptance and final results will be sent via email. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing score in this examination will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Past and present mental health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department. VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible list for this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Department of Mental Health. Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. 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. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" tab for this posting. Applicants must complete and submit their online applications and upload required documents (e.g. License, Resume, Official Transcripts, etc.) as attachment(s) during application submission, or send by email to exams@dmh.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days from date of application submission. Indicate the Exam Title on the subject line when sending required documents by email. Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add “najordan@dmh.lacounty.gov,” as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component. Applications must be submitted online only. We must receive your application from the first day of filing at 9:00 a.m. (PT) to the last day of filing before 5:00 PM. (PT). Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5 p.m. deadline on the last day of filing to ensure you have sufficient time to verify your email address. You may be required to verify your email address before the application can be submitted. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements. Your online application must show complete license, education and work experience information necessary to evaluate your qualifications. License information section must show title of license, license number, original date of issue, and expiration date. Education information section must include name and address of school attended, complete dates attended, name of course/s taken, number of units earned, and degree/s earned. Work experience section must include job title, employer name and address, name of work area/facility, actual payroll title held and not the working and/or functional titles, from/to dates of employment including month, day and year, total number of months, total number of hours worked per week - not a range of hours (full or part-time), and complete detailed description of related job duties. List separately each job experience to be evaluated. IMPORTANT NOTES: All information is subject to verification. Applications may be rejected at any stage of the selection process.Utilizing VERBIAGE from class specifications and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . 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 OF USER ID, E-MAIL AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: HR Examinations Unit: (213) 972-7034 HR Examinations Unit Email: exams@dmh.lacounty.gov Analyst Contact Phone: Nicholas Jordan, (323) 705-3925 Analyst Contact Email: najordan@dmh.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (213) 972-7034 TELETYPE PHONE : (800) 735-2922 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONES : (800) 735-2922 For detailed information, please click here Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 26, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information Law Office of the Los Angeles County PUBLIC DEFENDER EXAM NUMBER: L9243E RECRUITMENT TYPE: Open Competitive WHEN TO APPLY: Applications will be accepted starting Monday, October 3, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. (P DT) until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may close without prior notice. Who We Are: The Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender is the finest client-centered criminal defense firm in the nation, providing a beacon of evolutionary and revolutionary changes in the justice system. We value and support diversity, equity, inclusion, and access within our organization. Candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color (BIPOC), neurodiverse, a person with a disability, a veteran, a woman, and/or a part of the LGBTQIA+ community are welcome and encouraged to apply. The Work: The Senior Law Clerk (SLC) position in the Public Defender's Office is a 16-week internship program with a unique opportunity to advance into permanent employment as a Deputy Public Defender (DPD) I. This internship is run twice a year, in the Fall and Spring. During the 16-week rotation, you will go on record while conducting preliminary hearings, and have an opportunity to participate in case work in specialized areas such as Post-Conviction, Law Enforcement Accountability, and Immigration. You will assist in preparing a wide variety of criminal cases and may participate in hearings and jury trials under the mentorship and supervision of senior-level DPDs. While working in specialized units, as an SLC you will conduct legal research, review legal documents, and organize extensive reports and exhibits to be used in trials. Our Ideal Team Member: This opportunity is for you if you wish to join a team revolutionizing the criminal justice system. We're looking for team members who hold our Office's shared values of zealously advocating in defense of our indigent clientele, compassionately telling their stories, and dedication to working with stakeholders to achieve our clients' goals. Essential Job Functions Through the SLC program, recent law school graduates gain work experience in a legal environment, and participate in the practical application of law under the guidance of an attorney. This experience prepares candidates for the Deputy Public Defender position in the Law Offices of the Los Angeles County Public Defender. Examples of duties include but are not limited to the following: Researching, studying, interpreting, and applying laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities in the preparation of cases, opinions, pleadings, and briefs Organizing extensive legal discovery, reports, documents and potential case exhibits Conducting pretrial reviews of case files for witness subpoenas and other evidence gathered for trials Conducting preliminary interviews of potential complainants in criminal cases and reporting on findings of facts to determine if sufficient cause exists to support prosecution Reading, understanding, and analyzing legal documents, such as pleadings, affidavits, court orders, transcripts, statutory codes, and appellate decisions Preparing a variety of legal documents, including memoranda summarizing court decisions, administrative board decisions, State statutes, ordinances, and opinions Communicating with witnesses, experts, clients, and other interested parties for the performance of duties, and providing information to judges, attorneys, and the public concerning the work of the department Interviewing clients to obtain factual, biographical and financial information Scheduling witnesses for court appearances and interviews and preparing witnesses and clients in courtroom procedures and protocol Requirements To participate in this examination, you will need to: Option 1 : Have a Juris Doctor degree from an approved or accredited law school*, AND Be registered to take the first available bar following your law school graduation date, AND Be eligible for certification through the California State Bar (Bar) Practical Training of Law Students (PTLS)** program at the time of the appointment. -OR- Option 2: Be currently enrolled in law school, AND Have successfully completed Second Year or equivalent of law school, AND Be eligible for certification through the California State Bar (Bar) Practical Training of Law Students (PTLS)** program at the time of the appointment. For Application Filing Tips and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) click here . To show that you meet the requirements above, you will need to provide the following: A copy of your diploma, official or unofficial transcripts that clearly show current enrollment, indicating grade level, AND successful completion of the second year or equivalent in an approved or accredited law school or the degree and date conferred. For additional information on providing documentation and school accreditation, click here . *Applicants will be permitted to participate in the exam. However, their names will be withheld from the list of candidates ("Eligible Register") for hiring consideration until they can produce a copy of their diploma or a copy of official or unofficial transcripts that clearly show when JD degree was conferred and provide confirmation of their registration for the Bar Exam. When submitting proof of registration and approval, please log in to the Applicant Community site in the California Bar website and provide a screenshot of the detailed page containing your Application Information and Examination Event Information or a copy of your Admittance Ticket . **To be eligible for California State Bar certification (PTLS), applicants must: Have sat for or registered to sit for the first eligible bar exam. The results of the first eligible bar must not be published at the time of appointment, AND Register as a law student with the California State Bar. Additional information on the PTLS program can be found at Practical Training of Law Students -State Bar of California . Candidates who complete the exam process, but do not provide a copy of their diploma and/or transcripts by the end of the academic year in which they are scheduled to graduate, will be disqualified from the exam process. However, they will be able to re-apply when the exam requirements are met. PROVISIONAL LICENSEES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EXAMINATION. License: A valid California Class "C" Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Physical Expectations: This position will require light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit, and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. Additional Information Our Assessment Process will consist of: An evaluation of Training and Experience (T&E) weighted 100% , comprised of the candidates' education and training based on information provided on the Los Angeles County Online Employment Application form, Supplemental Questionnaire, and other required supporting documents submitted at the time of filing or within ten (10) business days from submitting your online application. Eligibility Information If you meet the Requirements outlined above and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the T&E evaluation you will be placed on the eligible register for this exam for a period of six (6) months following the date of promulgation. A Notice of Exam Results will be sent to all candidates via email only . Additionally, no person may participate in this examination more than once every six (6) months. Vacancy Information: The resulting eligible register or this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Los Angeles County Law Offices of the Public Defender. Questions? Contact us: Exam Number: L9243E Department Contact Name : Amannda Osorio Department Contact Phone : (213) 948-2711 Department Contact Email: Exams@pubdef.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Email: Exams@pubdef.lacounty.gov California Relay Service Phone: (800) 735-2922 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Application and Filing Information APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY . Applications will not be accepted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person. When you create a governmentjobs.com profile, you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button for this posting. Please review your application for accuracy before submitting it. You can also track the status of your application by visiting www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty . Many important notifications including application rejections, online test invitation letters, and notice of exam results will be sent electronically to the email address provided on your application. It is your responsibility to provide a valid email address and review all notifications sent to you. Please add Exams@pubdef.lacounty.gov, AOsorio@pubdef.lacounty.gov , and noreply@governmentjobs.gov to your email address and list of approved senders to present email notifications from being filtered or blocked as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants may also sign in to their www.governmentjobs.com account to view the status of their application. Applicants can opt out of emails from Los Angeles County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any examination notifications for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements . Complete your application and Supplemental Questionnaire thoroughly. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION You must upload and attach all applicable documents at the time of filing or send via email to Exams@pubdef.lacounty.gov within ten (10) business days of submitting your online application. Although resumes can be uploaded as attachments to the application, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online application. Please include your name, Exam Number, and Exam Title in your email. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in the rejection of your application . SPECIAL INFORMATION: Fair Chance Initiative The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI) The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst races. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, can complete their application on computers provided at public libraries, located throughout Los Angeles County. Applicants can find out more information about select in-person library services and locations by visiting the Los Angeles County Library website. 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. COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department. Additional "Employment Information" may be viewed at the following link: County of Los Angeles Employment Information . For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 26, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information 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. Correctional Health Services - 20% Recruitment and Retention Bonus The County of Los Angeles is currently offering up to a 20% bonus for Clinical Psychologist II positions hired by Correctional Health Services and working on-site in a designated facility to meet critical healthcare needs for the uniquely underserved jail population. ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. Through its integrated system of 25 health centers and four acute hospitals - and expanded network of community partner clinics - DHS annually provides direct care for over 600,000 unique patients, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual budget of over $6.9 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. For additional information regarding DHS please visit www.dhs.lacounty.gov THE MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. 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. All required licenses and certifications must be active and unrestricted or your application 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. ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 869-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Hilary Hocking, Exam Analyst (213) 288-7000 hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 25, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH EXAM NUMBER: b8712D OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY FILING START DATE: 07/31/2015 This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice T HIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REPOSTING TO UPDATE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE DEFINITION: Supervises professional and para-professional staff assigned to a mental health clinic or program. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class typically work under the general direction of a clinical program manager and serve as first-line supervisors of one or more functional work units in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of specialized mental health services for a client population within an assigned program or geographic area. Incumbents maintain quality of services through effective staff performance and adherence to program and workload standards. Supervising Psychologist is distinguished from a clinical program manager in that the latter has responsibility for the operations of a clinic or comprehensive mental health services program. Knowledge of: Principles and techniques of leadership, supervision, and training; serious mental illness and serious emotional disturbance; principles and theories of developmental, personality, and social psychology; theory and practice of individual and group psychotherapy; crisis- and psychiatric-intervention techniques; applicable legal and ethical professional standards; Federal, State, and local laws governing mental health services and patients' rights; principles of psychopharmacology and psychobiology; psychometric and statistical theories and methodologies; psychological research methods and experimental design. Ability to: Plan, organize, and direct the work of subordinate staff; provide effective leadership and consultation to staff in casework and treatment methods and in professional development; 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, including program and workload goals and objectives; organize and interpret data pertinent to program planning and caseload management; evaluate program effectiveness; apply rules of logic when synthesizing information, analyzing problems, and recommending and adopting an effective course of action; understand and interpret procedures, regulations, and legal implications of casework and treatment services; establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, co-workers, management, and representatives of community-based organizations. Essential Job Functions Plans, assigns, directs, supervises, and coordinates the work of multidisciplinary professional staff providing mental health treatment services, social and rehabilitation services, and consultation and education services to clients, public and private agencies, and the community. Provides guidance to subordinate staff on department philosophy, clinical methodology and practices, program goals and objectives, and policies and procedures through casework meetings and work review; assists and participates in the development, coordination, and implementation of in-service training and staff development programs. Evaluates the overall activities of the work unit including methods and techniques for effectiveness and consistency with program and services goals and objectives; recommends and implements changes in program, policies, and procedures. Works with public, private, and other community organizations providing health or human services such as rehabilitation and housing to mentally and emotionally disturbed individuals, in order to gain and ensure cooperation in achieving program goals and objectives; participates in mental health conferences. Assists the clinical program manager in the design and development of programs and effective strategies that demonstrate positive outcomes for various populations, including those that have been historically underserved or inappropriately served as a result of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, and other factors. Leads in the selection of new professional personnel in psychology, including trainees and psychology interns. Supervises psychological testing programs and evaluative research relevant to the functions of the mental health program or clinic. Functions independently in providing mental health consultation and education, individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and other psychological services. May participate in the supervision and routine operations of a program or clinic. May provide testimony before courts of law regarding results of psychological evaluations, as appropriate. May intervene with clients to enhance their ability to fully participate in treatment, including defining treatment goals and designing intervention strategies that support recovery and resiliency. May participate in regional or countywide needs assessment, prevention and early intervention, and program planning, development, and evaluation activities. May serve as mentor to psychologist trainees or psychology interns. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A doctorate degree from an accredited university with specialization in 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 - AND - Two years of licensed experience in the application of psychological techniques in a mental health setting. LICENSE: A License to practice as a Psychologist issued by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Special Requirement Information: In order to qualify, you must include a photocopy of the diploma, a copy of your official transcripts, indicating field of study, or certificate with your application at the time of filing. CERTIFICATE/LICENSE INFORMATION: Please ensure the certification/License Section of the application is completed. Provide the title(s) of your required license(s) and/or certificate(s), the number(s), date(s) of issue, date(s) of expiration and the name(s) of the issuing agency for each license/certificate as specified in the Minimum Requirements. Please attach a photocopy of the required certificate/license to your application at the time of filing. Applications submitted without the required evidence of certification/license may be rejected as incomplete. COMMENTS: Title changed effective June 12, 2012 FROM: Senior Community Mental Health Psychologist TO: Supervising Psychologist. Additional Information EXAMINATION INFORMATION: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information, weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in order to be placed on the eligible register. Special Information: All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department. Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, holidays or weekends. Past and present metal health clients and family members are encouraged to apply. Vacancy Information: The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Mental Health as they occur. Eligibility Information: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in this examination will be placed on the eligible register and, unless appointed, will appear in the order of their scoring group for a period of at least 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. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. 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. To apply online, click on the link above or below this bulletin that reads, Apply to 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 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. 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: (323) 705-3880 Department Contact Email: exams@dmh.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 24, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information EXAM NUMBER W4132J When to Submit Your Application: We are accepting applications beginning February 26, 2024, at 7:00 a.m., (PT). This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure at any time without prior notice. Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Job Opportunity No out-of-class experience or withhold will be accepted. Check Out Our Outstanding Benefits! Los Angeles County offers one of the strongest public-sector benefits packages in the nation. Flexible Benefit Plans - Benefits may be purchased using tax-free County contribution of an additional 14.5%-17% of the employee's monthly salary. Robust Retirement Packages - Contributory-defined benefit plan; optional tax-deferred income plans that may include a County matching contribution up to 4% of employee's salary. Generous Maternity and Family Leave Benefits Flexible Schedules (Telework - where appropriate) Rideshare, Parking, and Transit Benefits 13 paid holidays per year Click here for more details on employee benefits. Who We Are: The Internal Services Department (ISD) plays a major role in supporting all County of Los Angeles departments and commissions. With an annual budget of over $885 million and 2,162 budgeted positions along with over 5,120 contracted workers of varying professions in facilities management, information technology, environmental, administrative, purchasing and contracting, ISD is the County's trusted partner and provider of choice. The Opportunity: We are pursuing a qualified candidate to fill a Principal Facilities Project Manager position in the Program and Project Management Division. The position s upervises a section responsible for County facility project management. Positions allocable to this class provide the first level of technical and administrative supervision for sections engaged in the coordination of all phases of project management including design, construction and occupancy. Essential Job Functions What You Will Be Doing: Supervises the coordination of the design and construction of County facility projects including reviewing progress for timeliness. Makes assignments to staff including establishing priorities and deadlines. Provides information on the scheduling of future projects depending on current progress and workload. Supervises the preparation of regular reports on project progress and special reports dealing with unique circumstances or problems including recommendations for their resolution. Develops and recommends changes in policies standards and procedures. Reviews reports or recommendations prepared by subordinates for technical and administrative feasibility and makes necessary recommendations to the division manager. Supervises staff (e.g., Facilities Project Manager I & II, Clerical, etc.) by performing a full range of supervisory tasks, which include reviewing and evaluating work of subordinate staff; promoting individual growth and development; and by following the department's disciplinary policies, guidelines, and procedures; and by training staff in order to ensure staff receive the support and direction needed to effectively perform their duties. Oversees the management of renovations, refurbishment, and repair projects by providing staff with technical information and guidance, ensuring collaboration with Federal, State or local agencies, approving recommendations proposed by staff, meeting with staff to obtain project status updates, conducting site visits and project reviews, and by reviewing and analyzing final various project reports (e.g., contractor evaluations, closeout documents, special reports, etc.) in order to determine if the project is in accordance with approved plans, specifications and county standards. Assists in directing the department's sustainability efforts by assessing components of projects, considering factors such as cost effectiveness, technical feasibility, implement sustainability project goals, objectives, initiatives, and strategies in collaboration with sustainability professionals, participating in strategic meetings with management and executives of other County departments in order to ensure County sustainability goals are being met. Manages the design of County Facility projects by reviewing space layouts for existing buildings, coordinating with administrative and operating personnel in-person or via email, and by overseeing architects' and engineers' development of construction plans and specifications to determine if work meets department's needs and is in accordance with approved plans, specifications and county standards. Coordinates the development of contracts and work orders by reviewing Requests for Proposals, Bids or Information (RFPs, RFBs, RFIs); by contributing to vendor selection criteria, recommending vendor selection, reviewing and acting on contract change requests, and approving deliverables, communicating with vendors and contract staff in order to meet County's project requirements. Represents the division manager, as assigned, in coordinating a section's or division's activities with other divisions, departments or public and private agencies as needed. Management of deferred maintenance and client funded projects from pre-construction through closeout. Driving to and from work sites, as needed. Requirements Requirements to Qualify: Four (4) years' experience with full responsibility for coordinating both the design and construction of complex facility projects.* *A complex facility project is defined as a major energy or construction project encompassing at least $5 million dollars in expenditures, or multi-discipline construction involving at least four separate crafts, or simultaneously managing ten or more small construction projects involving four or more separate crafts. License: A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant’s driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked. Physical Expectations: 2 - 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. Desirable Qualifications: Additional points will be awarded for additional experience beyond the requirements. An Associate's Degree or higher from an accredited college or university. A valid architect, professional engineer, or building inspector license issued by the State of California. In order to receive credit for a college degree or license in this examination, applicants MUST attach a legible copy of your official diploma, official transcripts, official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization and/or valid State of California issued license at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing your application online. If you are unable to attach your document(s), p lease submit documentation to DTse@isd.lacounty.gov and indicate your name, exam name (Principal Facilities Project Manager), and the exam number (W4132J ) . Additional Information Our Assessment Process: This assessment will consist of two (2) parts: Part I - An Evaluation of Training and Experience based on the application, desirable qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire measuring Professional Technical Knowledge of Construction Management and Planning, Sustainability Initiatives, Building Planning, and Construction Management Software weighted at 30%. - AND - Part II - A structured interview covering Knowledge & Skills in the Field, Management, Administrative, Supervisory Skills, Problem Solving & Analytical Skills, Customer Service & Interpersonal Skills, Work Habits & Productivity Skills, and Oral & Written Communications Skills weighted at 70%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the assessment to be added onto the list of eligible candidates on the Eligible Register. Note: All notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add DTse@isd.lacounty.gov , info@governmentjobs.com , and noreply@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notification from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component. Eligibility Information: The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the assessment 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. Passing this examination and being placed on the Eligible Register do not guarantee an offer of employment. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. How to Apply: Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application before 5:30 p.m. (PT), on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using the website https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty . Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty , you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add DTse@isd.lacounty.gov, info@governmentjobs.com, and noreply@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. Please make sure you put in the time and effort when filling out your application and supplemental questions completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements to Qualify as listed on this bulletin. Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Please note that all information included in the application materials is subject to verification at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified. Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. Fair Chance Initiative: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of 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. Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI) : The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Have questions about anything listed above? Contact us: Exam Number: W4132J Department Contact Name: Debra Tse Department Contact Phone: (323) 457-5327 Department Contact Email: DTse@isd.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 457-5327 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 [Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 ] For detailed information, please click here
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Feb 24, 2024
Full Time
Position/Program Information EXAM TITLE: Program Manager (Commercial/Capital Project Manager) EXAM NUMBER: EW8194A-EA JOB TYPE: PERMANENT TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE - EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT FILING DATES: Applications will be accepted starting at 8:00 a.m. (PT) on February 27, 2024 until the needs of the service are met. The application filing period is subject to closure without notice. ABOUT THIS EMERGENCY APPOINTMENT: The LA County Board of Supervisors recently declared a local state of emergency for homelessness, and the County is working to revise and expand our response to help all who are affected. We are looking for qualified and passionate individuals to help us in the mission of addressing issues like housing, mental health, and substance use. If you are looking for a new career that will directly benefit the population of LA County, this may be the opportunity for you. Department of Economic Opportunity is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Program Manager (Commercial/Capital Project Manager) vacancy. Under the emergency order, applicants who meet the requirements may be hired for an initial period of up to 90 days, with an opportunity for permanent County employment. Before the end of your initial work period, you will be assessed on your work performance. This assessment will be weighted 100%. Those who successfully pass the assessment will be considered for permanent appointment to Program Manager (Commercial/Capital Project Manager) . WORK LOCATION: Economic Opportunity Headquarters 510 S Vermont Ave 11th Fl Los Angeles CA 90020 Economic Opportunity offers a hybrid telework schedule subject to the needs of the department. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) is LA County’s central economic and workforce development hub helping residents connect to new career pathways, start and certify a business, and access life-changing opportunities. We’re working to advance equity and inclusive, sustainable growth through all DEO programs and services by targeting economic benefits to the most vulnerable and marginalized communities, small businesses and residents in LA County. Our Vision: An equitable economy with thriving communities, inclusive and sustainable growth, and opportunity and mobility for all. Our Mission: DEO creates quality jobs, helps small businesses and high-road employers start and grow, and builds vibrant local communities and spaces. Essential Job Functions Lead project management on multiple complex, large-scale development projects. Lead stakeholder engagement to optimize economic development potential of sites. Meet with stakeholders (other County agencies, non-profits, private firms, etc.) to resolve problems and coordinate planning, engineering, and construction work on capital projects. Manage commercial development team of approximately 5 people. Supervise the preparation of detailed budgets and financial reports for properties. Manage and oversee operations, maintenance, administration, and improvement of commercial development projects. Plan, schedule, and coordinate remodeling or construction projects for commercial development. Oversee the work assignments and project flow of staff assigned to various projects charged with completion. Meet, review, and edit work and follow-up on tasks related to overall capital project management. Prepare and administer contracts for provision of property services, such as cleaning, maintenance, and security services. Lead the development of Solicitations and analyze bids from contractors for repairs, renovations, and maintenance. Negotiate the sale, lease, or development of property and complete or review appropriate documents and forms. Contract with architectural firms to draw up detailed plans for new structures. Provide policy recommendations that align to DEO’s mission and vision. Represent the department in a positive and professional way with County departments, other government agencies, consultants, developers, and all other stakeholders in matters related to commercial real estate development. Requirements 1. One year of experience at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Project Supervisor, Community Services, or higher, responsible for the development and/or implementation of community development and senior citizens services or related programs. - OR - 2. Three years of experience at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Community Center Director I, or higher, one year of which must include supervision during the last three years, participating in the development and/or implementation of community development and senior citizens services or related programs or in departmental administrative support functions. -OR- 3. Three years of experience at the level of Executive Assistant, or higher, in a highly responsible administrative or staff capacity analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems related to the administration of community or senior services programs. -OR- 4. Three years of experience in a highly responsible administrative capacity analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems of organization, financial services, human resources, or information technology, one year of which must have been at the level of a Personnel Officer III or Administrative Services Manager III directing or assisting in directing an administrative, human resources, financial services or information technology program unit in the service of Los Angeles County. Desirable Knowledge and Skills: Experience in land acquisitions and title, appraisals, and market analysis. Experience in commercial and industrial development and rehabilitation procedures. Experience in packaging and negotiating development deals and financing options. Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, regulations, policies, and procedures regarding commercial property development or pre-development. Ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple projects. Prior oversight of contracts of $25MM or more. Excellent organizational, management, communication, and diplomacy skills. 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: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: Performance Evaluation weighted 100%. Those who achieve a passing score on this evaluation will be considered for permanent appointment. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. Apply online by clicking on the "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 an appointment has been made. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide all relevant training and experience in the spaces provided to assist in evaluating 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. Many important notifications will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application, so it is important to provide a valid email address. Please add DEORecruitment@opportunity.lacounty.gov as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. You may opt out of emails from LA County. However, if you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. You may be required to verify your email address so plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline. This is only required once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (ARDI): The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. 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. DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION: For any questions regarding this examination, please send an email to DEORecruitment@opportunity.lacounty.gov. Please reference exam number EW8194A-EA in the subject line. California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2992 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 ADA Coordinator Phone: (213) 300-4966 For detailed information, please click here