Los Angeles County

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

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

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

 

   

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Temporary
APPLICATION FILING START DATE : 1/24/ 2022 APPLICATION FILING START TIME: 8:00 A.M. (PT) Applications may be submitted online beginning Monday, January 24, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. (PT). The application filing period will be open continuous, but may be suspended AT ANY TIME without prior notice AND the examination may reopen as the needs of the service require. It is recommended that you complete your application using a desktop or laptop. Note that the system also requires email verification for each new email address, which may result in delays in submitting an application. It is recommended that each applicant create a profile before the application start date. EXAM NUMBER : J9308I SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION The voluntary Reserve Deputy Sheriff-Entry Level (RDS-Entry Level) position receives monetary compensation of $1.00 annually for the performance of their duties. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT : Volunteer ( THIS IS NOT A CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION ) FILING TYPE : Open Continuous CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department - Reserve Forces Detail is encompassed by community members who volunteer their time and energy to fulfill many of the roles which are traditionally handled by full-time, Deputy Sheriffs. Our Reserve Deputy Sheriffs undergo the same hiring standards as full-time Deputies and work alongside them in support of every aspect of the Department operations. A volunteer organization of individuals who are utilized to supplement the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's law enforcement manpower. Like full-time deputies, reserve deputies are professionally trained and duly sworn law enforcement personnel. In most cases, reserves are assigned to the same duties as full-time deputies. Reserve Deputies are required by law to meet the same hiring, background, medical and psychological standards as full-time deputies. Most reserve deputies are available to work in virtually all aspects of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. After becoming field qualified, a Level 1 reserve deputy can work patrol alone or with a partner and has peace officer status. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES OF A DEPUTY SHERIFF Testify in court Make a forcible arrest Search for and handle evidence/contraband Use a firearm Drive a County vehicle Essential Job Functions Incumbents in all assignments are responsible for performing the following duties: Takes action, as deemed appropriate and within the guidelines of the law and departmental policy, in response to any public offense committed to which there is immediate danger to person or property or of the escape of the perpetrator of such offense whether on or off duty. Performs law enforcement administrative and operational duties such as writing reports, maintaining logs and other records. Maintains current knowledge of policies and procedures resulting from changes in laws or other legal mandates affecting functional area of assignment. Takes responsibility for and maintains all equipment, including weapons, ammunition, and other specialized law enforcement equipment; attends required training; and maintains proficiency in all issued equipment. Responds to emergent situations such as natural disasters, civil unrest, or other tactical situations to protect lives and prevent criminal acts. Appears in court to testify in legal proceedings. Performs collateral duties as assigned. Performs community-based policing, interacts with community residents, and engages in collaborative problem solving. CORRECTIONAL OR COURT FACILITY ASSIGNMENTS: Controls, monitors, and supervises inmate conduct in housing units during meals, bathing, recreational activities, or work assignments according to established policies, regulations, and procedures to prevent escapes, injuries, or violence. Interprets and enforces correctional rules and regulations, such as California Code of Regulations , Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities, Title XV. Searches inmates, including performing clothed and unclothed body searches, and inspects housing units for contraband such as weapons or drugs to maintain the security and safety of inmates. Monitors movement and maintains security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates within a correctional or court facility. Transports inmates to hospitals as needed for medical treatment and provides security as needed. Maintains visual surveillance of inmates and facilities according to departmental policy and established schedule through direct observation and the use of video equipment. Responds to inmate disturbances or emergencies and takes action to control the situation in accordance with legal guidelines, training, and established departmental policies and procedures. Conducts, records, and reports inmate count during shift to ensure all inmates are present and that accurate documentation is maintained. Responds to incidents of suspected criminal activity within a facility such as physical assaults; conducts preliminary investigations; gathers and maintains the chain of evidence; writes reports; and makes arrests as necessary. Provides jail orientation and responds to questions, concerns, and requests from inmates. Oversees and monitors access to attorney rooms, visiting areas, and other controlled locations. Serves as a Superior Court bailiff by assisting the court in maintaining order and by providing security for inmates in custody and for jurors. Serves all writs, notices or other processes issued by superior courts in the manner prescribed by law. Transports sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates to and from courts, correctional facilities, or other locations. PATROL STATION/SPECIALIZED UNIT/OTHER NON-CUSTODIAL ASSIGNMENTS: Patrols designated area in a patrol car to enforce laws and prevent or suppress crime; responds to reports of suspected criminal activity or disturbance such as physical assault, rape, homicide or burglary; makes preliminary investigations; gathers and maintains the chain of evidence; and makes arrests as warranted. Responds to requests for service from the public regarding suspected criminal activities such as those involving juveniles, narcotics, vice, license violations, or nuisance complaints, and initiates the investigation of incidents. Responds to locations of traffic accidents to assist victims; takes control to maintain traffic flow; obtains evidence and interviews suspects, witnesses, and victims; documents findings in a written report, and issues citations or makes arrests as warranted. Transports inmates to or from courts, stations, emergency medical facilities or other correctional facilities. Conducts personnel background investigations by interviewing employers, neighbors, personal references, and family members and prepares reports of significant information obtained. Guards and maintains the security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates by enforcing detention policies and procedures in station jails. MAY BE ASSIGNED TO PERFORM SPECIALIZED DUTIES IN ASSIGNMENTS SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING: Exercises technical supervision over other line personnel, including but not limited to patrol, custody, detective, court services, and technical services. Plans and conducts law enforcement courses and seminars including classroom instruction and practical demonstration; tests and evaluates participants' knowledge and performance. Exercises technical supervision over field training activities in various patrol procedures and techniques such as report writing, vehicle pullover and approach, traffic control, arrest, and search and seizure. Coordinates operational activities such as scheduling patrol units and resolving community concerns and incoming calls for service at a Sheriff's patrol station. Conducts polygraph investigations of suspects, victims, or witnesses to determine the validity of their statements; conducts polygraph examinations of applicants for Deputy Sheriff. Serves as a detective in a specialized investigative unit such as burglary, juvenile gang, child abuse, forgery, commercial crimes, vice, or narcotics, with responsibility for investigating crimes, identifying and apprehending criminals, and assisting in the prosecution of court cases. MAY BE ASSIGNED TO PERFORM HIGHLY SPECIALIZED DUTIES IN ASSIGNMENTS SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING: Conducts complex major investigations in such areas as homicide, arson, and fraud, requiring extensive technical knowledge and skill, and the ability to compile, analyze, interpret, and synthesize massive amounts of information. Performs duties such as flying a helicopter and making mountain and underwater rescues requiring extensive training, skills, and certification or licensure. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS AGE Must be at least 20½ years of age at time of application and 21 years of age by the LASD Reserve Deputy Sheriff academy graduation. CITIZENSHIP Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. For more information regarding citizenship requirements, please contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at 1-800-375-5283 or visit their website at http://www.uscis.gov . Applicants will be required to submit a copy of their citizenship documents or paper work showing they have applied for citizenship during the background process. EDUCATION Graduation from a U.S. high school or evidence of equivalent U.S. high school proficiency or higher education. Evidence of equivalent high school proficiency includes having successfully passed the GED, TASC, HiSET, or CHSPE. 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. LICENSE A valid California class "C" driver license is required to perform job-related essential functions. Applicants must possess a current, non-expired California class "C" driver license or above at the time of application. Out-of-state a pplicants must have a valid license from the state in which they reside at the time of application and will be required to obtain a California class "C" driver license or above by the time of appointment. Successful a pplicants will be required to submit a copy of their valid driver license during the background investigation. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. An applicant's driving record within the past 36 months will be evaluated. PHYSICAL CLASS 4 - Arduous Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be in good general physical condition, and free from any medical condition that would interfere with the satisfactory performance of the position. VISION (1) Acuity - At least 20/70 in each eye without correction, correctable to 20/30 in each eye. (2) Color perception - Anything other than minor hue impairment is disqualifying. HEARING There may be no greater than a 25 dB loss in the better ear as averaged over the test frequencies of 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz. There may not be a peak loss at any of the test frequencies greater than: 30 dB at 500 Hz. 30 dB at 1000 Hz. 40 dB at 2000 Hz. 40 dB at 3000 Hz. There may be no greater than a 35 dB loss in the worst ear as averaged over the test frequencies, and no peak loss greater than 45 dB at any of the test frequencies. In the case of a questionable, unusual, or borderline hearing loss, the candidate's record may be reviewed by the Occupational Health Program's Service Consultant for final determination of qualifications. Additional Information WORK CONDITIONS The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department operates seven days a week, 24-hours a day, and has locations throughout the greater Los Angeles County. Appointees must be willing to: work any shift. work overtime and consecutive shifts. work on any day of the year. work with people of any race or ethnic group. work assignments with co-workers of the opposite sex. work in any location within the County of Los Angeles. injure and perhaps kill another person in defense of their life or the life of others. have split or varied days off. work assignments where there is risk of being injured in the performance of their duties. deal with people who are hostile, irrational, emotionally distraught, or mentally ill. deal with volatile or life threatening situations. make appropriate split-second decisions in emergent, highly stressful situations. work independently and as a partner or team member with a variety of individuals. EXAMINATION CONTENT The examination will consist of a multiple choice test weighted 100%, assessing writing clarity, vocabulary, spelling, writing grammar, reading comprehension, deductive and inductive reasoning, and data interpretation. A pplicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the multiple choice test to be placed on the candidate list. A pplicants who fail the test may retake the test once every three (3) months. The multiple-choice test is not reviewable by a pplicants per Civil Service Rule 7.19. TEST PREPARATION INFORMATION There are websites available that have practice tests to help in the preparation of this examination. They are only guides and do not guarantee success in the examination. These sample tests are located at the following sites. The Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources website: https://hr.lacounty.gov/job-search-toolkit https://apps.hr.lacounty.gov/olt/Test The Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission website: https://post.ca.gov/portals/0/post_docs/publications/poWrittenPracticeTest.pdf REAPPLY PROCEDURE Applicants who have participated in the examination process for any one of the Law Enforcement Job Family (LEJF) positions and who do not achieve a qualifying score, must wait three (3) months after the date of the failed test to reapply for any of the LEJF examinations. Reapplying continuously will override the existing information and will cause a delay in the processing of the most recent application. Only the most current application will be considered. RESCHEDULING PROCEDURE Applicants will be given the opportunity to reschedule the multiple choice test within a three (3) month period from the date of their application. MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST SCORE The RDS-Entry Level multiple choice test score is valid for twenty-four (24) months. SCORE TRANSFERS A pplicants who meet the selection requirements for this position and achieved a qualifying score from one of the following LEJF examinations: Deputy Sheriff Trainee #J2707Y; or RDS #J9308H and RDS-Entry Level #J9308I will have their multiple choice test score transferred to the LEJF position(s) for which they have applied. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION Applications will be processed on an as received basis and candidates will be placed on the candidate list accordingly. Successful candidate s will be eligible to continue with the hiring process unless they: do not pass the Validated Physical Ability Test. do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled interview appointment. do not pass the structured interview. do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled background investigation appointment. are disqualified during the background investigation. are disqualified from the medical or psychological evaluation. withdraw or refuse the position at any time after the multiple choice test. VACANCY INFORMATION All candidates that successfully complete the hiring process may be considered to fill voluntary positions in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE All correspondence will be sent to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add the following email addresses to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail: srclark@lasd.org jcluk@lasd.org swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org VPAT@lasd.org ehire@lasd.org spsupport@lasd.org info@governmentjobs.com 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 the applicants' responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notifications to be a valid reason for a late test administration or re-scheduling. SPECIAL INFORMATION COVID-19 VACCINATION 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. ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a "zero tolerance " policy for its employees for the following: use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription. use of marijuana with or without a prescription. Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge. DISQUALIFICATION The background questions in the Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) are utilized to ensure a pplicants meet the standards of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail any background question(s) will be disqualified from all Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department examinations for which they applied, and will have to wait a minimum of twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification to reapply. LASD HIRING PROCESS 1. Application (including SQ) 2. Multiple-Choice Test 3. Validated Physical Ability Test (VPAT) 4. Structured Interview 5. Background Investigation 6. Psychological and Medical Evaluations If during the hiring process, the Department determines that one or more components have expired prior to hire, the candidate will be required to complete the expired component(s) again. Reserve Deputy Sheriffs interested in becoming Deputy Sheriffs will be required to apply and meet the selection requirements for the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position. VALIDATED PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST Candidates who pass the multiple choice test will proceed to the VPAT. The VPAT evaluates candidates' baseline physical fitness level, relative to the physical demands of the Sheriff's Academy and is comprised of four tests: push-ups, 75-yard run, sit-ups, and 20 meter shuttle run test. Candidates must pass the VPAT to start the background investigation. Candidates will have three (3) opportunities to pass the VPAT within a six (6) month period from the date of the candidate's initial scheduled VPAT appointment. Candidates who do not pass the VPAT within the six (6) months must wait three (3) months from the date of the last VPAT failure to reapply for this position. Candidates are strongly encouraged to work out and be in good physical condition. Candidates who pass the VPAT should continue to work out to meet the physical demands of the academy. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department offers Pre-Academy Workouts for candidates in the hiring process. STRUCTURED INTERVIEW (SI) Candidates who pass the VPAT will participate in a P.O.S.T. mandated structured interview (SI). The SI evaluates the candidates' experience, problem solving, interest/motivation, interpersonal skills, community involvement/awareness, and communication skills. If a candidate does not pass the SI, they must wait three (3) months to reapply. PRE-INVESTIGATIVE QUESTIONNAIRE Candidates will be required to complete a Pre-Investigative Questionnaire that will consist of questions regarding narcotics use, theft, arrest history, domestic violence, and driving history. Examples of disqualifying factors include but are not limited to: failure to appear to scheduled appointments, felony convictions, job related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns, suspended license, driving under the influence, poor credit or employment history, substance abuse, and active criminal probation. PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (PHS) Candidates will be required to complete a P.O.S.T. mandated Personal History Statement (PHS). Candidates will receive emails from the Department's electronic case management system, E-Hire, with instructions on how to complete the PHS. Candidates are required to submit specific documents (i.e., driver license, social security card, birth/marriage certificate(s) etc.). It is the candidates' responsibility to bring both original documents and copies to their background intake appointment. Department representatives will verify the copies against the original documents, and return all original documents. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION A thorough background investigation will be conducted which includes, but is not limited to; discrepancy interviews, a Live Scan (fingerprint search), polygraph examination, law enforcement agency checks, and residence/employment checks. Candidates who complete the background investigation may be selected for the position and will be extended a conditional offer of employment prior to the psychological and medical evaluations . Candidates who are disqualified from the background investigation may be ineligible to reapply for any Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department position(s) for a minimum of twelve (12) months. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION The psychological evaluation consists of a four (4) hour test. Once candidates have completed the test, they will meet with a psychologist. Candidates who do not pass the psychological evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. MEDICAL EVALUATION The medical evaluation assesses physical ability, ensuring capability to participate in the demanding duties of the position. Candidates who do not pass the medical evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. ACADEMY TRAINING The Sheriff's Academy is a training program and is approved by the California Department of Corrections and the California Commission on P.O.S.T. Classes are conducted two evenings a week and some weekends and holidays. The Academy days may be conducted in shifts. Recruits generally spend additional time outside of class preparing for class and studying for exams. Recruits in the Sheriff's Academy will participate in classroom and scenario-based training, which will include: the interpretation and application of laws, report writing, radio operations, first aid and CPR, defensive tactics, handcuffing and searching techniques, use of the baton, the safe handling, care, and use of firearms, emergency vehicle operations, and Department regulations and laws regarding the use of force and firearms. Throughout the academy program, recruits will also participate in regular physical training. Knowledge, skill and task competence will be assessed. Academy success will be determined through multiple-choice and true/false tests, role playing exercises and performance, physical ability, and work sample tests. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION All a pplicants are required to submit an online County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department employment application. All information, including the selection requirements (i.e., age, citizenship, education, and driver license) is subject to verification and their application may be rejected at any time during the selection process. The acceptance of their application depends on whether they have clearly shown that they meet the selection requirements. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE To apply for this examination, click on the "Apply" button located on the top right corner of the screen. Applications must be submitted electronically by 5:00 pm (PT), on the last day of the application filing period. Applicants will be asked to provide required documents during the background process. To ensure applicants have the best experience possible, it is recommended that they use a desktop or laptop to apply using the most up-to-date version of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES Applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County for those a pplicants who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet. Information about library reopening's may be found at Library Reopening - LA County Library . NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD All a pplicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or a friend's user ID and password may erase an a pplicant 's original application record, and may result in a rejection of your application. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER All a pplicants must include their social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number. ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 981-5800 Teletype Phone: (213) 626-0251 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Sworn Examinations Unit Department Contact Phone: (323) 981-5800 Department Contact email: swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Temporary
APPLICATION FILING START DATE : 1/24/2022 APPLICATION FILING START TIME: 8:00 A.M. (PT) Applications may be submitted online beginning Monday, January 24, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. (PT). The application filing period will be open continuous, but may be suspended AT ANY TIME without prior notice AND the examination may reopen as the needs of the service require. It is recommended that you complete your application using a desktop or laptop. Note that the system also requires email verification for each new email address, which may result in delays in submitting an application. It is recommended that each applicant create a profile before the application start date. EXAM NUMBER : J9308J SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION The voluntary Reserve Deputy Sheriff-Lateral (RDS-Lateral) position receives monetary compensation of $1.00 annually for the performance of their duties. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT : Volunteer ( THIS IS NOT A CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION ) FILING TYPE : Open Continuous CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department - Reserve Forces Detail is encompassed by community members who volunteer their time and energy to fulfill many of the roles which are traditionally handled by full-time, Deputy Sheriffs. Our Reserve Deputy Sheriffs undergo the same hiring standards as full-time Deputies and work alongside them in support of every aspect of the Department operations. A volunteer organization of individuals who are utilized to supplement the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's law enforcement manpower. Like full-time deputies, reserve deputies are professionally trained and duly sworn law enforcement personnel. In most cases, reserves are assigned to the same duties as full-time deputies. Reserve Deputies are required by law to meet the same hiring, background, medical and psychological standards as full-time deputies. Most reserve deputies are available to work in virtually all aspects of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. After becoming field qualified, a Level 1 reserve deputy can work patrol alone or with a partner and has peace officer status. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES OF A DEPUTY SHERIFF Testify in court Make a forcible arrest Search for and handle evidence/contraband Use a firearm Drive a County vehicle Essential Job Functions Incumbents in all assignments are responsible for performing the following duties: Takes action, as deemed appropriate and within the guidelines of the law and departmental policy, in response to any public offense committed to which there is immediate danger to person or property or of the escape of the perpetrator of such offense whether on or off duty. Performs law enforcement administrative and operational duties such as writing reports, maintaining logs and other records. Maintains current knowledge of policies and procedures resulting from changes in laws or other legal mandates affecting functional area of assignment. Takes responsibility for and maintains all equipment, including weapons, ammunition, and other specialized law enforcement equipment; attends required training; and maintains proficiency in all issued equipment. Responds to emergent situations such as natural disasters, civil unrest, or other tactical situations to protect lives and prevent criminal acts. Appears in court to testify in legal proceedings. Performs collateral duties as assigned. Performs community-based policing, interacts with community residents, and engages in collaborative problem solving. CORRECTIONAL OR COURT FACILITY ASSIGNMENTS: Controls, monitors, and supervises inmate conduct in housing units during meals, bathing, recreational activities, or work assignments according to established policies, regulations, and procedures to prevent escapes, injuries, or violence. Interprets and enforces correctional rules and regulations, such as California Code of Regulations , Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities, Title XV. Searches inmates, including performing clothed and unclothed body searches, and inspects housing units for contraband such as weapons or drugs to maintain the security and safety of inmates. Monitors movement and maintains security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates within a correctional or court facility. Transports inmates to hospitals as needed for medical treatment and provides security as needed. Maintains visual surveillance of inmates and facilities according to departmental policy and established schedule through direct observation and the use of video equipment. Responds to inmate disturbances or emergencies and takes action to control the situation in accordance with legal guidelines, training, and established departmental policies and procedures. Conducts, records, and reports inmate count during shift to ensure all inmates are present and that accurate documentation is maintained. Responds to incidents of suspected criminal activity within a facility such as physical assaults; conducts preliminary investigations; gathers and maintains the chain of evidence; writes reports; and makes arrests as necessary. Provides jail orientation and responds to questions, concerns, and requests from inmates. Oversees and monitors access to attorney rooms, visiting areas, and other controlled locations. Serves as a Superior Court bailiff by assisting the court in maintaining order and by providing security for inmates in custody and for jurors. Serves all writs, notices or other processes issued by superior courts in the manner prescribed by law. Transports sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates to and from courts, correctional facilities, or other locations. PATROL STATION/SPECIALIZED UNIT/OTHER NON-CUSTODIAL ASSIGNMENTS: Patrols designated area in a patrol car to enforce laws and prevent or suppress crime; responds to reports of suspected criminal activity or disturbance such as physical assault, rape, homicide or burglary; makes preliminary investigations; gathers and maintains the chain of evidence; and makes arrests as warranted. Responds to requests for service from the public regarding suspected criminal activities such as those involving juveniles, narcotics, vice, license violations, or nuisance complaints, and initiates the investigation of incidents. Responds to locations of traffic accidents to assist victims; takes control to maintain traffic flow; obtains evidence and interviews suspects, witnesses, and victims; documents findings in a written report, and issues citations or makes arrests as warranted. Transports inmates to or from courts, stations, emergency medical facilities or other correctional facilities. Conducts personnel background investigations by interviewing employers, neighbors, personal references, and family members and prepares reports of significant information obtained. Guards and maintains the security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates by enforcing detention policies and procedures in station jails. MAY BE ASSIGNED TO PERFORM SPECIALIZED DUTIES IN ASSIGNMENTS SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING: Exercises technical supervision over other line personnel, including but not limited to patrol, custody, detective, court services, and technical services. Plans and conducts law enforcement courses and seminars including classroom instruction and practical demonstration; tests and evaluates participants' knowledge and performance. Exercises technical supervision over field training activities in various patrol procedures and techniques such as report writing, vehicle pullover and approach, traffic control, arrest, and search and seizure. Coordinates operational activities such as scheduling patrol units and resolving community concerns and incoming calls for service at a Sheriff's patrol station. Conducts polygraph investigations of suspects, victims, or witnesses to determine the validity of their statements; conducts polygraph examinations of applicants for Deputy Sheriff. Serves as a detective in a specialized investigative unit such as burglary, juvenile gang, child abuse, forgery, commercial crimes, vice, or narcotics, with responsibility for investigating crimes, identifying and apprehending criminals, and assisting in the prosecution of court cases. MAY BE ASSIGNED TO PERFORM HIGHLY SPECIALIZED DUTIES IN ASSIGNMENTS SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING: Conducts complex major investigations in such areas as homicide, arson, and fraud, requiring extensive technical knowledge and skill, and the ability to compile, analyze, interpret, and synthesize massive amounts of information. Performs duties such as flying a helicopter and making mountain and underwater rescues requiring extensive training, skills, and certification or licensure. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS AGE Must be at least 21 years of age at time of application. CITIZENSHIP Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. For more information regarding citizenship requirements, please contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at 1-800-375-5283 or visit their website at http://www.uscis.gov . Applicants will be required to submit a copy of their citizenship documents or paper work showing they have applied for citizenship during the background process. LICENSE A valid California class "C" driver license is required to perform job-related essential functions. A pplicants must possess a current, non-expired California class "C" driver license or aboveat the time of application. Successful applicants will be required to submit a copy of their valid driver license during the background investigation. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. An applicant's driving record within the past 36 months will be evaluated. EXPERIENCE Applicants must be a Reserve peace officer at a California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certified law enforcement agency with two years of continuous peace officer experience OR an active full-time peace officer at a California P.O.S.T. certified law enforcement agency with two years of continuous peace officer experience at the time of application filing. CERTIFICATION Applicants must have a P.O.S.T. Level I or Level II Reserve status OR have active Peace Officer status with a P.O.S.T. Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced certificate(s) at the time of application. A Level I Reserve refers to a trained reserve officer as described in Penal Code section 832.6 (a)(1), and who is assigned specific police functions whether or not working alone [830.6(a)(1)] OR to the prevention and detection of crime and the general enforcement of the laws of this state [830.6(a)(2)] whether or not working alone. A Level II Reserve refers to a trained reserve officer as described in Penal Code section 832.6(a)(2), who works under the immediate supervision of a peace officer who has completed the basic training course for deputy sheriffs and police officers prescribed by the Commission, and is assigned to the prevention and detection of crime and the general enforcement of the laws of this State. P.O.S.T. PROFILE A legible copy of the applicant's current P.O.S.T. Profile Report must be attached with the application at the time of application. Instructions for obtaining a P.O.S.T Profile can be found at this link https://post.ca.gov/How-Do-I-Obtain-POST-ID-or-POST-Profile PHYSICAL CLASS 4 - Arduous Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be in good general physical condition, and free from any medical condition that would interfere with the satisfactory performance of the position. VISION (1) Acuity - At least 20/70 in each eye without correction, correctable to 20/30 in each eye. (2) Color perception - Anything other than minor hue impairment is disqualifying. HEARING There may be no greater than a 25 dB loss in the better ear as averaged over the test frequencies of 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz. There may not be a peak loss at any of the test frequencies greater than: 30 dB at 500 Hz. 30 dB at 1000 Hz. 40 dB at 2000 Hz. 40 dB at 3000 Hz. There may be no greater than a 35 dB loss in the worst ear as averaged over the test frequencies, and no peak loss greater than 45 dB at any of the test frequencies. In the case of a questionable, unusual, or borderline hearing loss, the candidate's record may be reviewed by the Occupational Health Program's Service Consultant for final determination of qualifications. Additional Information WORK CONDITIONS The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department operates seven days a week, 24-hours a day, and has locations throughout the greater Los Angeles County. Appointees must be willing to: work any shift. work overtime and consecutive shifts. work on any day of the year. work with people of any race or ethnic group. work assignments with co-workers of the opposite sex. work in any location within the County of Los Angeles. injure and perhaps kill another person in defense of their life or the life of others. have split or varied days off. work assignments where there is risk of being injured in the performance of their duties. deal with people who are hostile, irrational, emotionally distraught, or mentally ill. deal with volatile or life threatening situations. make appropriate split-second decisions in emergent, highly stressful situations. work independently and as a partner or team member with a variety of individuals. EXAMINATION CONTENT This is a non-competitive examination. This examination is intended to merely qualify applicants. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION Applications will be processed on an as received basis and candidates will be placed on the candidate list accordingly. Successful candidates will continue with the hiring process unless they: do not pass the Validated Physical Ability Test. do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled interview appointment. do not pass the structured interview. do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled background investigation appointment. are disqualified during the background investigation. are disqualified from the medical or psychological evaluation. withdraw or refuse the position at any time after the multiple choice test. VACANCY INFORMATION All candidates that successfully complete the hiring process may be considered to fill voluntary positions in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE All correspondence will be sent to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add the following email addresses to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail: srclark@lasd.org jcluk@lasd.org swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org VPAT@lasd.org ehire@lasd.org spsupport@lasd.org info@governmentjobs.com 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 the applicants' responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notifications to be a valid reason for a late test administration or re-scheduling. SPECIAL INFORMATION COVID-19 VACCINATION 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. ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a "zero tolerance " policy for its employees for the following: use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription. use of marijuana with or without a prescription. Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge. DISQUALIFICATION The background questions in the Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) are utilized to ensure applicants meet the standards of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail any background question(s) will be disqualified from all Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department examinations for which they applied, and will have to wait a minimum of twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification to reapply. LASD HIRING PROCESS 1. Application (including SQ) 2. Validated Physical Ability Test (VPAT) 3. Structured Interview 4. Background Investigation 5. Psychological and Medical Evaluations If during the hiring process, the Department determines that one or more components have expired prior to hire, the candidate will be required to complete the expired component(s) again. Reserve Deputy Sheriffs interested in becoming Deputy Sheriffs will be required to apply and meet the selection requirements for the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position. VALIDATED PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST Candidates who are placed on the candidate list will proceed to the VPAT. The VPAT evaluates candidates' baseline physical fitness level, relative to the physical demands of the Sheriff's Academy and is comprised of four tests: push-ups, 75-yard run, sit-ups, and 20 meter shuttle run test. Candidates must pass the VPAT to start the background investigation. Candidates will have three (3) opportunities to pass the VPAT within a six (6) month period from the date of the candidate's initial scheduled VPAT appointment. Candidates who do not pass the VPAT within the six (6) months must wait three (3) months from the date of the last VPAT failure to reapply for this position. Candidates are strongly encouraged to work out and be in good physical condition. Candidates who pass the VPAT should continue to work out to meet the physical demands of the academy. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department offers Pre-Academy Workouts for candidates in the hiring process. STRUCTURED INTERVIEW (SI) Candidates who pass the VPAT will participate in a P.O.S.T. mandated structured interview (SI). The SI evaluates the candidates' experience, problem solving, interest/motivation, interpersonal skills, community involvement/awareness, and communication skills. If a candidate does not pass the SI, they must wait three (3) months to reapply. PRE-INVESTIGATIVE QUESTIONNAIRE Candidates will be required to complete a Pre-Investigative Questionnaire that will consist of questions regarding narcotics use, theft, arrest history, domestic violence, and driving history. Examples of disqualifying factors include but are not limited to: failure to appear to scheduled appointments, felony convictions, job related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns, suspended license, driving under the influence, poor credit or employment history, substance abuse, and active criminal probation. PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (PHS) Candidates will be required to complete a P.O.S.T. mandated Personal History Statement (PHS). Candidates will receive emails from the Department's electronic case management system, E-Hire, with instructions on how to complete the PHS. Candidates are required to submit specific documents (i.e., driver license, social security card, birth/marriage certificate(s) etc.). It is the candidates' responsibility to bring both original documents and copies to their background intake appointment. Department representatives will verify the copies against the original documents, and return all original documents to the candidate. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION A thorough background investigation will be conducted which includes, but is not limited to; discrepancy interviews, a Live Scan (fingerprint search), polygraph examination, law enforcement agency checks, and residence/employment checks. Candidates who complete the background investigation may be selected for the position and will be extended a conditional offer of employment prior to the psychological and medical evaluations . Candidates who are disqualified from the background investigation may be ineligible to reapply for any Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department position(s) for a minimum of twelve (12) months. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION The psychological evaluation consists of a four (4) hour test. Once candidates have completed the test they will meet with a psychologist. Candidates who do not pass the psychological evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. MEDICAL EVALUATION The medical evaluation assesses physical ability, ensuring capability to participate in the demanding duties of the position. Candidates who do not pass the medical evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION All a pplicants are required to submit an online County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department employment application. All information, including the selection requirements (i.e., age, citizenship, education, and driver license) is subject to verification and their application may be rejected at any time during the selection process. The acceptance of their application depends on whether they have clearly shown that they meet the selection requirements. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE To apply for this examination, click on the "Apply" button located on the top right corner of the screen. Applications must be submitted electronically by 5:00 pm (PT), on the last day of the application filing period. Applicants will be asked to provide required documents during the background process. To ensure applicants have the best experience possible, it is recommended that they use a desktop or laptop to apply using the most up-to-date version of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, or Microsoft Edge. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES Applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County for those a pplicants who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet. Information about library reopening's may be found at Library Reopening - LA County Library . NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD All a pplicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or a friend's user ID and password may erase an a pplicant's original application record, and may result in a rejection of your application. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER All a pplicants must include their social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number. ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 981-5800 Teletype Phone: (213) 626-0251 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Sworn Examinations Unit Department Contact Phone: (323) 981-5800 Department Contact email: swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER: PH1608A F IRST DAY OF FILING : Beginning Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at 8:30 a.m., Pacific Time (PT) Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. DEFINITION: Initiates, plans, develops, maintains, evaluates, implements, and coordinates a public information and engagement program for a County department. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Under general direction, positions allocable to this class report to a higher-level supervisor or a higher-level Public Information class and are responsible for initiating, planning, developing, maintaining, evaluating, implementing, and coordinating department-wide public information programs, services, and activities, disseminating information to the public through various media channels. Positions in this class must possess strong verbal and written communication skills applying communication principles, methods, practices, and techniques to engage local media and to convey information to the public through various media channels. Incumbents must demonstrate an understanding of the importance of communicating with the County's diverse communities. Incumbents utilize their knowledge of various media outlets and social media platforms and must have working knowledge of the Public Records Act. This class may serve as a supervisor or the highest-level public information representative in a medium-sized department providing technical guidance to lower-level public information staff and/or support staff assigned to public information activities. Incumbents must seek professional development opportunities and continually update their skills. Essential Job Functions Develops internal and community relations publicity campaigns designed to provide the public with accurate and timely information about the department, its programs and people. Develops content for various communication channels, including websites and social media platforms; drafts newsletters, brochures, articles, speeches and talking points for department executives; oversees layout, design and translation of materials for printing. Provides direct and proactive advice, consultation, and assistance to management regarding public information matters, including direct assistance in researching, providing information to the public and developing messages. Writes social media posts and creates basic social media graphics and media releases regarding departmental activities, services, programs, and functions; prepares pamphlets and brochures for distribution. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with communications staff at other agencies, both public and private, and media representatives; responds promptly to media inquiries and directs questions to appropriate staff. Arranges press conferences and notifies media representatives of newsworthy events, programs and initiatives. Coordinates external communications channels, including social media and website, preparing written and visual contents such as web articles, brochures, newsletters, and reports for distribution to the various communication channels; coordinates videography and photography, as needed. Researches departmental projects for proactive media outreach (story pitches). Analyzes and evaluates data to make appropriate communications recommendations for management. Coordinates and oversees a wide variety of information and communication activities for the department such as press conferences, media events, tours, outreach events, and related activities. Handles intake and response to media requests for information under the California Public Records Act, in coordination with departmental management, County Counsel and the department's Public Records Act coordinator. Evaluates effectiveness of communications programs and implements changes, as needed. Serves as liaison between the department and media representatives and develops effective relationships with media outlets. Monitors and tracks issues affecting the department; monitors media channels and informs management accordingly. Works with department representatives to develop internal communications such as annual report, annual budget, mission and vision, and other critical documents. Serves as an information conduit to Board staff and Board Deputies and alerts them of inquiries regarding controversial or high-profile issues involving the department; provides opportunities to generate accurate media coverage to highlight departmental activities to the public. Participates in responding to newsworthy events and media inquiries, including emergency and crisis communications. Develops and maintains internal communication projects. Assesses effectiveness of digital content using online metrics. Maintains departmental website's public information content. Supervisor to public information staff engaged in public information and engagement program, as needed. Manage a photo archive of key word-searchable photos, as needed. Assist in creating public relations strategies, as needed. Respond to emergencies, newsworthy events, and media inquiries, as needed. Staff public information booth and make presentations to community groups, as needed. Drive to different sites, as necessary. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor's degree* from an accredited college or university with a major in Communications , Journalism , Public Administration , Public Relations , English , OR a closely-related field . -AND- Three (3) years of experience at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Public Information Associate assisting in the development, maintenance, evaluation, implementation, and coordination of a public information program -OR- professional experience** as a journalist within a media organization. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Some positions may require a valid California Class C Driver License to perform job-related functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: You must POSSESS and CLEARLY EXPRESS detailed years of experience performing relevant duties, related to the requirements within your online job application under the "Experience" area . *In order to receive credit for any type of college or university degree, such as a Bachelor's Degree or higher, you must attach a legible copy of the Official Diploma , Official Transcript(s) , or Official Letter from the accredited institution, which shows the area of specialization and the date the degree was awarded, with Registrar's signature and school seal, to the application. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited institutions standards by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) . (see Employment Information under Accreditation Information) 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. ** Professional experience is defined as w ork experience that exercises specific knowledge, skills, and responsibility gained as a journalist after receiving a bachelor's degree. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION: Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following: Additional experience beyond the Minimum Requirements. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon the application, and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added onto the register of eligible candidates. Passing this examination (evaluation of training and experience) and being added to the Eligible Register (hiring list) does not guarantee an offer of employment. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS . Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the register of eligible candidates 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, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. SPECIAL INFORMATION APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: 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 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. NOTE : If you are unable to attach the required documents with your application online, you must email them to hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of the application submission. In the "Subject" of the e-mail please type the Exam Number and Exam Title. Failure to provide complete, accurate information will impact the assessment of your qualifications and the acceptance of your application into the examination process. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS . Fill out the application and Supplemental Questionnaire accurately and completely to receive full credit for any relevant education and/or job experience you include. In the space provided on the application for education, include names and addresses of schools attended, dates attended, degree(s) received, and degree major. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job/position title, start and end dates, the number of hours worked per week, and detailed description of work and duties performed. If the application and/or Supplemental Questionnaire is/are incomplete, the application 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 . 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. COVID-19 VACCINATION: 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. 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. 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/reopening . NO SHARING OF USER ID, E-MAIL 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. 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. California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone : (800) 897-0077 Department Contact Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: (323) 914-8488 Department Contact E-mail: hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: PH4542D FIRST DAY OF FILING : January 24, 2022 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 SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION This position is subject to the provisions of the Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP guidelines and regulations. Position Information: Has immediate charge of a large-sized public health program or comparably-sized segment of a major public health program within the Department of Public Health. Classification Standards: Positions allocable to this class are restricted to the Department of Public Health. Incumbents typically report to a Health Program Manager III or higher and are responsible for managing, through subordinate supervisors, a large-sized public health program or comparably-sized segment of a major public health program. Factors affecting allocation to Health Program Manager II typically include the size and complexity of the program or program segment managed, as indicated by the size and composition of staff, size and complexity of the budget, and number and size of contracts and grants. Health Program Manager II is distinguished from the lower-level Health Program Manager I by the responsibility of the latter for a medium-sized program or comparably-sized segment of a large public health program. Positions are further distinguished from the higher-level Health Program Manager III by the responsibility of the latter for a major public health program, typically administered through subordinate Health Program Managers I and II. Essential Job Functions Examples of Duties: Directs all activities of the program or program segment, including planning, implementation, administration, and evaluation. Performs the full range of administrative and technical supervision to plan, assign, oversee, and evaluate the work of subordinate staff; provides technical guidance and support to staff where appropriate. Develops, implements, and interprets policies and procedures and advises and makes recommendations to bureau administration on policy issues involving the work of the program or program segment. Participates in the development, negotiation, implementation, and management of the budget for the program; ensures that budget and contract allocations reflect program priorities and takes corrective action as necessary. Directs program administrative functions and internal support services and develops and implements solutions to complex problems within the program or program segment. Interfaces and collaborates with community groups and public and governmental agencies. Participates in the development, monitoring, and compliance of contracts specific to the program or program segment. Directs the review and analysis of existing and proposed Federal, state, and local regulations, legislation, or policies affecting the program. Supervises and leads division-wide strategic planning groups in the development of strategies and priorities for the division. Plans and leads the assessment of programmatic activities affecting the health and well-being of individuals served by the program and coordinates the development and dissemination of findings and recommendations developed from the evaluations conducted. Participates in the preparation and analysis of grant applications. Requirements Selection Requirements: Option I: A Bachelor's degree* from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function** of the department - AND - Three years of work experience*** at the level of the Los Angeles County class of Health Program Manager I****. -OR- Option II: A Bachelor's degree* from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function** of the department - AND - Five years of work experience*** at the level of the Los Angeles County class of Health Program Analyst III****, which must have included supervising analyst staff. ***A Master's degree or higher from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function** of the department will be accepted for one year of the required experience, if the degree was not used to meet the education requirement. License: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Physical Class: 2 - Light. Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. Special Requirement Information: *In order to receive credit for any type of college or university degree, such as a Bachelor's Degree or higher, you must attach a legible copy of the Official Diploma, Official Transcript(s), or Official Letter from the accredited institution, which shows the area of specialization and the date the degree was awarded, with Registrar's signature and school seal, to the application. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited institutions standards by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). (see Employment Information under Accreditation Information) 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. **The core business functions of Public Health include Assessment, Policy Development, and Assurance, Public Health, Epidemiology, Environmental Health, Health Sciences, Public Administration, Business Administration, Behavioral Science, Social Science, or a closely related field. ****Experience performing work at the level of Los Angeles County classification of Health Program Manager I includeshaving immediate charge of a medium-sized public health program or comparably-sized segment of a large public health program within the Department of Public Health. Experience performing work at the level of Los Angeles County classification of Health Program Analyst III includes supervising a team of analysts and other technical and support personnel providing technical and consultative services to the management of a public health program. In the County of Los Angeles a Public Health Program is defined as a program that protects health, prevents disease, and promotes health and well-being which as a decentralized operation in a department: 1) has separate entity as a budget unit; 2) provides specialized professional services to the public; to city official or executive members of other agencies and non-profit organizations; 3) operates under policy guidelines established by a professional assigned as program director; and 4) involves participation and interaction of other agencies, both public and private. No Out-of-Class Experience will be accepted. Desirable Qualification: Credit will be given for experience beyond the Selection Requirements Additional Information Examination Content: Once we have determined that you meet one of our education and experience requirements, the examination process will consist of an evaluation of experience based on application information, desirable qualifications and supplemental questionnaire information submitted at the time of filing weighted 100% . Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination (evaluation of experience) to be added on the Eligible Register (hiring list). Passing this examination and being added on 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 5:00 p.m., PT, 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 Selection 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 Selection 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. You may refer to their website for more information regarding the reopening of some libraries with limited hours throughout Los Angles County. 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. 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. 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. Department Contact Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone : (323) 914-8488 Department Contact E-mail: HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
APPLICATION FILING START DATE: 01/24/2022 APPLICATION FILING START TIME: 8:00 A.M. (PT) Applications may be submitted online beginning Monday, January 24, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. (PT). The application filing period will be open continuous, but may be suspended AT ANY TIME without prior notice AND the examination may reopen as the needs of the service require. It is recommended that you complete your application using a desktop or laptop. Note that the system also requires email verification for each new email address, which may result in delays in submitting an application. It is recommended that each applicant create a profile before the application start date. EXAM NUMBER: J2707Y SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION Applicants who hold one of the following degrees from an accredited college or university may be eligible to receive the following base pay at the time of hire: AA/AS: $6,417.56 Monthly BA/BS: $6,774.81 Monthly Upon graduation from the academy, applicants appointed to the position of Deputy Sheriff will receive a Basic Post Certificate (BPC) bonus. HS Diploma: $6,486.39 Monthly AA/AS: $6,848.00 Monthly BA/BS: $7,229.20 Monthly TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive FILING TYPE : Open Continuous CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS Positions in this non-sworn Deputy Sheriff Trainee (DST) classification are characterized by participation in a formal law enforcement training program involving both classroom and practical instruction in subjects such as criminal law, evidence and investigation, patrol and traffic procedures, administration of justice, police/community relations and jail custody and operations. Incumbents must possess the ability to assimilate classroom instructions covering a wide variety of academic and technical subjects as well as physical skill and coordination to become proficient in firearm and weaponless defense techniques. The program is approved by the California Department of Corrections and the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.). Upon completion of the academy, applicants will be appointed to the Deputy Sheriff position. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES OF A DEPUTY SHERIF F Testify in court Make a forcible arrest Search for and handle evidence/contraband Use a firearm Drive a County vehicle Essential Job Functions Deputy Sheriffs in all assignments are responsible for performing the following duties: Takes action, as deemed appropriate and within the guidelines of the law and departmental policy, in response to any public offense committed to which there is immediate danger to person or property or of the escape of the perpetrator of such offense whether on or off duty. Performs law enforcement administrative and operational duties such as writing reports, maintaining logs and other records. Maintains current knowledge of policies and procedures resulting from changes in laws or other legal mandates affecting functional area of assignment. Takes responsibility for and maintains all equipment, including weapons, ammunition, and other specialized law enforcement equipment; attends required training; and maintains proficiency in all issued equipment. Responds to emergent situations such as natural disasters, civil unrest, or other tactical situations to protect lives and prevent criminal acts. Appears in court to testify in legal proceedings. Performs collateral duties as assigned. Performs community-based policing, interacts with community residents and engages in collaborative problem solving. CORRECTIONAL OR COURT FACILITY ASSIGNMENTS: Controls, monitors, and supervises inmate conduct in housing units during meals, bathing, recreational activities, or work assignments according to established policies, regulations, and procedures to prevent escapes, injuries, or violence. Interprets and enforces correctional rules and regulations, such as California Code of Regulations , Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities, Title XV. Searches inmates, including performing clothed and unclothed body searches, and inspects housing units for contraband such as weapons or drugs to maintain the security and safety of inmates. Monitors movement and maintains security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates within a correctional or court facility. Transports inmates to hospitals as needed for medical treatment and provides security as needed. Maintains visual surveillance of inmates and facilities according to departmental policy and established schedule through direct observation and the use of video equipment. Responds to inmate disturbances or emergencies and takes action to control the situation in accordance with legal guidelines, training, and established departmental policies and procedures. Conducts, records, and reports inmate count during shift to ensure all inmates are present and that accurate documentation is maintained. Responds to incidents of suspected criminal activity within a facility such as physical assaults; conducts preliminary investigations; gathers and maintains the chain of evidence; writes reports; and makes arrests as necessary. Provides jail orientation and responds to questions, concerns, and requests from inmates. Oversees and monitors access to attorney rooms, visiting areas, and other controlled locations. Serves as a Superior Court bailiff by assisting the court in maintaining order and by providing security for inmates in custody and for jurors. Serves all writs, notices or other processes issued by superior courts in the manner prescribed by law. Transports sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates to and from courts, correctional facilities, or other locations. PATROL STATION/SPECIALIZED UNIT/OTHER NON-CUSTODIAL ASSIGNMENTS: Patrols designated area in a patrol car to enforce laws and prevent or suppress crime; responds to reports of suspected criminal activity or disturbance such as physical assault, rape, homicide or burglary; makes preliminary investigations; gathers and maintains the chain of evidence; and makes arrests as warranted. Responds to requests for service from the public regarding suspected criminal activities such as those involving juveniles, narcotics, vice, license violations, or nuisance complaints, and initiates the investigation of incidents. Responds to locations of traffic accidents to assist victims; takes control to maintain traffic flow; obtains evidence and interviews suspects, witnesses, and victims; documents findings in a written report, and issues citations or makes arrests as warranted. Transports inmates to or from courts, stations, emergency medical facilities or other correctional facilities. Conducts personnel background investigations by interviewing employers, neighbors, personal references, and family members and prepares reports of significant information obtained. Guards and maintains the security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates by enforcing detention policies and procedures in station jails. MAY BE ASSIGNED TO PERFORM SPECIALIZED DUTIES IN ASSIGNMENTS SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING: Exercises technical supervision over other line personnel, including but not limited to patrol, custody, detective, court services, and technical services. Plans and conducts law enforcement courses and seminars including classroom instruction and practical demonstration; tests and evaluates participants' knowledge and performance. Exercises technical supervision over field training activities in various patrol procedures and techniques such as report writing, vehicle pullover and approach, traffic control, arrest, and search and seizure. Coordinates operational activities such as scheduling patrol units and resolving community concerns and incoming calls for service at a Sheriff's patrol station. Conducts polygraph investigations of suspects, victims, or witnesses to determine the validity of their statements; conducts polygraph examinations of applicants for Deputy Sheriff. Serves as a detective in a specialized investigative unit such as burglary, juvenile gang, child abuse, forgery, commercial crimes, vice, or narcotics, with responsibility for investigating crimes, identifying and apprehending criminals, and assisting in the prosecution of court cases. MAY BE ASSIGNED TO PERFORM HIGHLY SPECIALIZED DUTIES IN ASSIGNMENTS SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING: Conducts complex major investigations in such areas as homicide, arson, and fraud, requiring extensive technical knowledge and skill, and the ability to compile, analyze, interpret, and synthesize massive amounts of information. Performs duties such as flying a helicopter and making mountain and underwater rescues requiring extensive training, skills, and certification or licensure. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS AGE Must be at least 20½ years of age at the time of application and 21 years of age by LASD academy graduation. CITIZENSHIP Must be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. For more information regarding citizenship requirements, please contact the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at 1-800-375-5283 or visit their website at http://www.uscis.gov . Applicants will be required to submit a copy of their citizenship documents or paper work showing they have applied for citizenship during the background process. EDUCATION OPTION I Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate degree or higher. OR OPTION II Graduation from an accredited U.S. high school or equivalent (GED, TASC, HiSet, or CHSPE), AND at least 60 semester or 90 quarter units from a four-year accredited college or university. Successful applicants will be required to submit sealed official transcripts during the background investigation. In accordance with the provisions of California Government Code Section 1031 (e), ... Any accreditation or approval required by this subdivision shall be from a state or local government educational agency using local or state government approved accreditation, licensing, registration, or other approval standards, a regional accrediting association, an accrediting association recognized by the Secretary of the United States Department of Education, an accrediting association holding full membership in the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA), an organization holding full membership in AdvancED, an organization holding full membership in the Council for American Private Education (CAPE), or an accrediting association recognized by the National Federation of Nonpublic School State Accrediting Associations (NFNSSAA). LICENSE A valid California Class "C" driver license is required to perform job-related essential functions. Applicants must possess a current, non-expired California Class "C" driver license or above at the time of application. Out-of-state applicants must have a valid driver license from the state in which they reside at the time of application and will be required to obtain a California Class "C" driver license or above by the time of appointment. Successful applicants will be required to submit a copy of their valid driver license during the background investigation. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. An applicant's driving record within the past 36 months will be evaluated. PHYSICAL CLASS 4 - Arduous Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Applicants must be in good general physical condition, free from any medical condition that would interfere with the satisfactory performance of the essential duties of this classification. VISION: (1) Acuity - At least 20/70 in each eye without correction, correctable to 20/30 in each eye. (2) Color perception - Anything other than minor hue impairment is disqualifying. HEARING: There may be no greater than a 25 dB loss in the better ear as averaged over the test frequencies of 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz. There may not be a peak loss at any of the test frequencies greater than: 30 dB at 500 Hz 30 dB at 1000 Hz 40 dB at 2000 Hz 40 dB at 3000 Hz There may be no greater than a 35 dB loss in the worst ear as averaged over the test frequencies, and no peak loss greater than 45 dB at any of the test frequencies. In the case of a questionable, unusual, or borderline hearing loss, the applicant's record may be reviewed by the Occupational Health Program's Service Consultant for final determination of qualifications. Additional Information WORK CONDITIONS The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department operates seven days a week, 24-hours a day, and has locations throughout the greater Los Angeles County. Appointees must be willing to: work any shift. work overtime and consecutive shifts. work any day of the year. work with people of any race or ethnic group. work assignments with co-workers of the opposite sex. work in any location within the County of Los Angeles. injure and perhaps kill another person in defense of their life or the life of others. have split or varied days off. work assignments where there is risk of being injured in the performance of their duties. deal with people who are hostile, irrational, emotionally distraught, or mentally ill. deal with volatile or life threatening situations. make appropriate split-second decisions in emergent, highly stressful situations. work independently and as a partner or team member with a variety of individuals. EXAMINATION CONTENT The examination will consist of a multiple choice test weighted 100%, assessing writing clarity, vocabulary, spelling, writing grammar, reading comprehension, deductive and inductive reasoning, and data interpretation. Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the multiple choice test to be placed on the eligible register. Applicants who fail the test may retake the multiple choice test once every three (3) months. The multiple choice test is not reviewable by applicants per Civil Service Rule 7.19. TEST PREPARATION INFORMATION There are websites available that have practice tests to help in the preparation of this examination. They are only guides and do not guarantee success in the examination. These sample tests are located at the following sites: The Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources website: https://hr.lacounty.gov/job-search-toolkit https://apps.hr.lacounty.gov/olt/Test The Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission website: https://post.ca.gov/portals/0/post_docs/publications/poWrittenPracticeTest.pdf REAPPLY PROCEDURE Applicants who have participated in the examination process for any one of the Law Enforcement Job Family (LEJF) positions and who do not achieve a qualifying score, must wait three (3) months after the date of the failed test to reapply for any of the LEJF examinations. Reapplying continuously will override the existing information and will cause a delay in the processing of the most recent application. Only the most current application will be considered. RESCHEDULING PROCEDURE Applicants will be given the opportunity to reschedule the multiple choice test within a three (3) month period from the date of their application. MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST SCORE The DST multiple choice test score is valid for twenty-four (24) months. SCORE TRANSFERS Applicants who meet the selection requirements for this position and achieved a qualifying score from one of the following LEJF examinations: DST #J2707Y or Reserve Deputy Sheriff - Entry Level #J9308I will have their multiple choice test score transferred to the LEJF position(s) for which they have applied. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION Applications will be processed on an as received basis and candidates will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. Successful candidates will remain on the eligible register for a period of twenty-four (24) months following the date of eligibility, unless they: do not pass the Validated Physical Ability Test. do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled interview appointment. do not pass the structured interview. do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled background investigation appointment. are disqualified during the background investigation. are disqualified from the medical or psychological evaluation. withdraw or refuse the position at any time after the multiple choice test. VACANCY INFORMATION The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE All correspondence will be sent to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add the following email addresses to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail: tumoja@lasd.org vaestrad@lasd.org m1sanche@lasd.org swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org ehire@lasd.org spsupport@lasd.org vpat@lasd.org info@governmentjobs.com 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 the applicants' responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notifications to be a valid reason for a late test administration or re-scheduling. SPECIAL INFORMATION COVID-19 VACCINATION 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. ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a "zero tolerance " policy for its employees for the following: use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription. use of marijuana with or without a prescription. Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge. DISQUALIFICATION The background questions in the Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) are utilized to ensure a pplicants meet the standards of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail any background question(s) will be disqualified from all Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department examinations for which they applied, and will have to wait a minimum of twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification to reapply. LASD HIRING PROCESS 1. Application (including SQ) 2. Multiple Choice Test 3. Validated Physical Ability Test (VPAT) 4. Structured Interview 5. Background Investigation 6. Psychological and Medical Evaluations If during the hiring process, the Department determines that one or more components have expired prior to hire, the candidate will be required to complete the expired component(s) again. VALIDATED PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST Candidates who pass the multiple choice test will proceed to the VPAT. The VPAT evaluates candidates' baseline physical fitness level, relative to the physical demands of the Sheriff's Academy and is comprised of four tests: push-ups, 75-yard run, sit-ups, and 20 meter shuttle run test. Candidates must pass the VPAT to start the background investigation. Candidates will have three (3) opportunities to pass the VPAT within a six (6) month period from the date of the candidate's initial scheduled VPAT appointment. Candidates who do not pass the VPAT within the six (6) months must wait three (3) months from the date of the last VPAT failure to reapply for this position. Candidates are strongly encouraged to work out and be in good physical condition. Candidates who pass the VPAT should continue to work out to meet the physical demands of the academy. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department offers Pre-Academy Workouts for candidates in the hiring process. STRUCTURED INTERVIEW (SI) Candidates who pass the VPAT will participate in a P.O.S.T. mandated structured interview (SI). The SI evaluates the candidates' experience, problem solving, interest/motivation, interpersonal skills, community involvement/awareness, and communication skills. If a candidate does not pass the SI, they must wait three (3) months to reapply. PRE-INVESTIGATIVE QUESTIONNAIRE Candidates will be required to complete a Pre-Investigative Questionnaire that will consist of questions regarding narcotics use, theft, arrest history, domestic violence, and driving history. Examples of disqualifying factors include but are not limited to: failure to appear to scheduled appointments, felony convictions, job related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns, suspended license, driving under the influence, poor credit or employment history, substance abuse, and active criminal probation. PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (PHS) Candidates will be required to complete a P.O.S.T. mandated Personal History Statement (PHS). Candidates will receive emails from the Department's electronic case management system, E-Hire, with instructions on how to complete the PHS. Candidates are required to submit specific documents (i.e., driver license, social security card, birth/marriage certificate(s) etc.). It is the candidates' responsibility to bring both original documents and copies to their background intake appointment. Department representatives will verify the copies against the original documents, and return all original documents. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION A thorough background investigation will be conducted which includes, but is not limited to; discrepancy interviews, a Live Scan (fingerprint search), polygraph examination, law enforcement agency checks, and residence/employment checks. Candidates who complete the background investigation may be selected for the position and will be extended a conditional offer of employment prior to the psychological and medical evaluations . Candidates who are disqualified from the background investigation may be ineligible to reapply for any Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department position(s) for a minimum of twelve (12) months. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION The psychological evaluation consists of a four (4) hour test. Once candidates have completed the test they will meet with a psychologist. Candidates who do not pass the psychological evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. MEDICAL EVALUATION The medical evaluation assesses physical ability, ensuring capability to participate in the demanding duties of the position. Candidates who do not pass the medical evaluation will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months. ACADEMY TRAINING The Sheriff's Academy is a twenty-two (22) week training program and is approved by the California Department of Corrections and the California Commission on P.O.S.T. Classes are conducted Monday through Friday and some weekends and holidays. The Academy days are generally eight and one-half hours long and may be conducted in shifts. Recruits generally spend additional time outside of class preparing for class and studying for exams. Recruits in the Sheriff's Academy will participate in classroom and scenario-based training, which will include: the interpretation and application of laws, report writing, radio operations, first aid and CPR, defensive tactics, handcuffing and searching techniques, use of the baton, the safe handling, care, and use of firearms, emergency vehicle operations, and Department regulations and laws regarding the use of force and firearms. Throughout the academy program, recruits will also participate in regular physical training. Knowledge, skill and task competence will be assessed. Academy success will be determined through multiple choice, and true/false tests, role playing exercises and performance, physical ability, and work sample tests. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION All applicants are required to submit an online County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department employment application. All information, including the selection requirements (i.e., age, citizenship, education, and driver license) is subject to verification and their application may be rejected at any time during the selection process. The acceptance of their application depends on whether they have clearly shown that they meet the selection requirements. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE To apply for this examination, click on the "Apply" button located on the top right corner of the screen. Applications must be submitted electronically by 5:00 pm (PT), on the last day of the application filing period. Applicants will be asked to provide required documents during the background process. To ensure applicants have the best experience possible, it is recommended that they use a desktop or laptop to apply using the most up-to-date version of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, or Microsoft Edge. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES Applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County for those applicants who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet. Information about library reopening's may be found at Library Reopening - LA County Library . 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 a friend's user ID and password may erase an applicant's original application record, and may result in a rejection of your application. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER All applicants must include their social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number. ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 981-5800 Teletype Phone: (213) 626-0251 California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Name: Sworn Examinations Unit Department Contact Phone: (323) 981-5800 Department Contact email: swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
The County of Los Angeles Fourth Supervisorial District, Board of Supervisors is conducting a search for an Associate Communications Deputy who will report directly to the Communications Director and work with Supervisor Janice Hahn and her team. This is an unclassified (at-will) position. Interested individuals must apply as directed in the brochure. To download the brochure, click on the link below: https://bit.ly/33FWXYH To view and print a copy of the brochure for this position, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES IS AN ACTIVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 21, 2022
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FILING DATES: 3/16/17 at 8:00 A.M. PST Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: Y8697F TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity REBULLETIN INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO ADD A SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTION. PERSONS WHO HAVE APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IF THEY WISH. THE INFORMATION MUST CONTAIN THE CORRECT EXAM NUMBER AND NAME. COVID-19 VACCINATION MANDATE: 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. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the county's effort to provide health services to the resident of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow. THE MISSION: 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. T he required license and/or certificate must be current and unrestricted ; conditional, provisional, probationary license and/or certificate will not be accepted. PHYSICAL CLASS II: Light: Light physical effort may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: Applicants must include a legible photocopy of the required degree and license to the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in Rehabilitation Psychology or Rehabilitation Care. Experience in hospital or clinical setting. Experience in neuropsychological assessment. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of an evaluation of experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added on the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. SPECIAL INFORMATION: Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. AVAILABLE SHIFT : Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using the website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. If you are unable to attach documents to your application you must e-mail the required documents to the Exam Analyst, Hilary Hocking at hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov within 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title in your email. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Hilary Hocking, Exam Analyst (323) 914-5062 hhocking@dhs.lacounty.gov ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 869-7124 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 20, 2022
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER L9243C-R WHEN TO APPLY: Applications will be accepted starting January 20, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) until February 3, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. (PST) All applications should be received BEFORE 5:00 p.m. (PST) on February 3, 2022. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Open Competitive Job Opportunity The Law Offices of the Public Defender value and support diversity, equity, inclusion and access within its 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. DEFINITION: Performs legal research work. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class receive general administrative and technical supervision from an Attorney who has passed the State Bar of California Examination with work reviewed upon completion. These positions provide persons who graduated from law school and who are candidates for admission to the State Bar of California work experience with the practical application of law, including civil, municipal, criminal and business law, under the guidance of an Attorney and to develop potential candidates for positions of Attorney within the County of Los Angeles. Incumbents must possess excellent analytical skills required to research, interpret, and apply current case law, legal precedents, and related legal issues, and written skills for the preparation of legal briefs, memoranda, resolutions, or other legal documents for judicial proceedings, Senior Law Clerks must possess considerable knowledge of California State law, local law legislation pertaining to the County, and administrative law including regulations and their enforcement. Incumbents must have excellent interpersonal skills required to advise and support the assigned Attorney and communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and the public. Essential Job Functions Researches, studies, interprets, and applies laws, court decisions, and other legal authorities for use in the preparation of cases, opinions, pleadings, briefs and other legal documents. Organizes extensive legal discovery, reports, documents and potential exhibits. Conducts pretrial review of case files for witness subpoenas and other necessary evidence for trial. Conducts preliminary interviews of potential complainants in criminal cases and reports on findings of facts to determine if cause of sufficient evidence is present to undertake prosecution. Reads, understands and analyses legal documents such as pleadings, affidavits, court orders, transcripts statutory codes and appellate decisions. Prepares a variety of legal documents including drafts and memoranda summarizing the results of examinations of court decisions, administrative board decisions, State statutes, ordinances and opinions. Provides information to judges, attorneys, and the public concerning the work of the department. Communicates with witnesses, experts, clients and other interested parties. Schedules witnesses and prepares witnesses and clients in courtroom procedures and appropriate protocol. Interviews clients to obtain factual, biographical and financial information. Performs other related work as required. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS : TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A Juris Doctor degree from a law school accredited* by the American Bar Association or State Bar of California. Degree MUST have been conferred by Winter 2021. 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: Positions within this class require 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. SPECIALTY REQUIREMENTS: *In order to receive credit for your Juris Doctor degree, you must include a legible copy of one of following documents: Official Diploma, Official Transcript(s), or Official Letter from the accredited institution. The aforementioned documents must be submitted at the time of filing or within ten (10) days of submitting an online application. If you are unable to attach your documents, you may email them to gtung@hr.lacounty .gov . Please include your name, Exam Number, and Exam Title. Failure to provide any required documentation will result in application rejection. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT : This exam will consist of a multiple choice assessment and/or simulation weighted 100% covering: Verbal Ability Deductive Reasoning Professional Potential Achievement Working Relationships Analyzing Information Learning Quickly Generating New Ideas Using Time Efficiently Working to High Quality Standards Adapting to Change Coping with Uncertainty Willingness to Learn Responsibility Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible list. MULTIPLE CHOICE ASSESSMENTS AND/OR SIMULATIONS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. 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 gtung@hr.lacounty.gov , info@governmentjobs.com , talentcentral@shl.com , noreply@proctoru.com , and donot-reply@amcatmail.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. TRANSFER OF ASSESSMENT AND/OR SIMULATION COMPONENTS: Applicants who have taken identical components recently for other exams may have their scores automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains assessment and/or simulation components that may be used in the future for new examinations and your assessment and/or simulation scores may be transferred. EXAM PREPARATION: Study guides and other assessment and/or simulation preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment exams. While the guides will help you prepare for the exam, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice exams 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." Exam preparation information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. Additional online practice exams are available at https://www.shldirect.com/en-us/practice-tests / . ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of six (6) months following the date of promulgation. VACANCY INFORMATION : The resulting eligible list will be used to fill vacancies in the Office of Public Defender. AVAILABLE SHIFT : Any. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION : How to Apply Applications must be submitted online only. We must receive your application from January 20 at 8:00 a.m. (PT) to February 3 BEFORE 5:00 p.m. (PT). Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of 5:00 p.m. (PT) on the last day of the filing deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address. 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. Note: If you are unable to attach documentation to your online application, you may email to gtung@hr.lacounty.gov . Please ensure to reference your attachment by writing your full name, Neogov Applicant ID, Examination Title, and Examination Number on the subject of your email. Apply online by clicking the green " Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS . Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application and/or supplemental questionnaire is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES: ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION. We may reject your application at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. 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 . Exam scores cannot be given over the telephone . 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. 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 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. COVID-19 VACCINATION : 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. TESTING ACCOMMODATION : If you require an accommodation to fairly compete in any part of the assessment process, let us know by contacting the Testing Accommodation Coordinator at TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov . You will be required to complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form as well as 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. 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 Accommodations Coordinator: TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone : (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone : (800) 897-0077 California Relay Services Phone : (800) 735-2922 Department Contact Nam e: George Tung Department Contact Phone : (213) 351-7264 Department Contact Email : gtung @hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: 2/3/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 20, 2022
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: PH0668C TYPE OF RECRUITMENT : Open Competitive Job Opportunity FILING DATE AND TIME: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. to 1:29 p.m., Pacific Time (PT) Filing will be suspended on January 25, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (PT ). Applications submitted after 1:29 p.m. (PT) on January 25, 2022 will not be accepted. This examination will reopen as the needs of the service require. DEFINITION: Supervises professional accounting systems analysis work in connection with the review, development, and implementation of large scale and complex computerized and non- automated fiscal control systems. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class plan and supervise accounting systems analysis projects for major County Departments with large and complex accounting systems. Incumbents must have the ability to supervise a small highly specialized staff, and the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Essential Job Functions Supervises the study and evaluation of existing departmental accounting procedures, fiscal controls, and accounting forms, in both computerized and non-automated accounting systems. Supervises the design of all types of accounting systems and controls; participates and directs other professional staff members in working with data processing providers in the design and technical development of computerized applications. Supervises the evaluation of control systems. Supervises the review of audit findings prepared by the County Auditor and outside agencies and supervises the preparation of reports to support requests for exceptions. Supervises the review of State and Federal law affecting revenue recovery and accounting procedures for specific health care programs. Confers with administrative personnel concerning fiscal matters, systems review plans, and findings. Requirements REQUIREMENTS: Completion of accounting courses equivalent to (21) twenty-one semester units or (32) thirty-two quarter units in an *accredited college including courses in cost accounting AND auditing . Official transcripts must be submitted to verify the successful completion of accounting courses. - AND - One (1) year's professional auditing or **accounting experience at the level*** of Senior Accountant Auditor , Senior Accounting Systems Technician , OR Senior Accounting Systems Analyst or higher. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - 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: You must POSSESS and CLEARLY EXPRESS detailed years of experience performing relevant duties, related to the requirements within your online job application under the "Experience" area . *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. Foreign studies 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) In order to receive credit for accounting coursework, you must include a legible copy of Official transcripts from the accredited institution with Registrar's signature and/or school seal with your online application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to hrexams@ph.lacounty.gov . 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 will not be accepted and may result in your application being incomplete and rejected. **Professional auditing or accounting experience is complex assignments at the senior level with extensive knowledge and experience of auditing or accounting processes, and procedures. *** Definitions of the at the level experience: In the County of Los Angeles, a Senior Accountant -Auditor is defined as one who supervises and conducts management, performance, financial, and compliance audits and other studies of County departments and contract providers. In the County of Los Angeles, a Senior Accounting Systems Technician is defined as one who supervises professional accounting systems analysis work in connection with internal audit, development, evaluation, and review of large-scale and complex fiscal control systems for State and Federally financed welfare and other programs. In the County of Los Angeles, a Senior Accounting Systems Analys t is defined as one who acts as a lead analyst and performs the more complex accounting systems analysis. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION: Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualification: Additional experience beyond the Requirements. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: Once we have determined that you meet our experience requirements, the examination process will consist of an evaluation of experience based on application information, desirable qualifications and supplemental questionnaire information submitted at the time of filing weighted 100% . Applicants must meet the Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination (evaluation of experience) to be added on the Eligible Register (hiring list). Passing this examination and being added on 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. SPECIAL INFORMATION 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 w ithin fifteen (15) calendar days from application submissio n . 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. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 1:29 p.m. 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. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS. Fill out the application and Supplemental Questionnaire accurately and completely to receive full credit for any relevant education and/or job experience you include. In the space provided on the application for education, include names and addresses of schools attended, dates attended, degree(s) received, and degree major. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job/position title, start and end dates, the number of hours worked per week, and detailed description of work and duties performed. If the application and/or Supplemental Questionnaire is/are incomplete, the application 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 I NCOMPLETE 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. You may refer to their website for more information regarding the reopening of some libraries with limited hours throughout Los Angles County. 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, 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. COVID-19 VACCINATION: 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. 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. Department Contact Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: (323) 914-8488 Department Contact E-mail: HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Closing Date/Time: 1/25/2022 1:30 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 20, 2022
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES FILING START DATE: 2/18/2016 EXAM NUMBER: Y5857J OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO UPDATE THE EXAMINATION CONTENT 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. ABOUT THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY: The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 600,000 unique patients each year, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 6.2 billion. Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings, to supportive housing. MISSION: To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. DEFINITION: Provides a full range of professional occupational therapy services to assist patients with mental or physical disabilities to attain, regain, or maintain physical or mental functioning or to adjust to their disabilities. Essential Job Functions Manages caseloads of patients with severe disabilities and varied diagnoses providing interventions, treatments, and services in acute medical, rehabilitative hospital, clinic, or California Children's Services Medical Therapy Units. Arranges, schedules, and conducts clinics; evaluates and prioritizes patients for treatment; identifies patients for specific treatment eligibility; provides comprehensive follow-up care; initiates referrals for other services; and provides consultation and coordination of services with other agencies and treatment units. Supervises a small staff of occupational therapy assistants or therapy technicians and student occupational therapists Assigns and demonstrates elements of patients' treatment programs, reviews their work and prepares and discusses their performance with them; prepares performance evaluation reports. Serves on a clinic health care team with physicians, orthotists and allied health personnel to coordinate services within a clinic. Provides consultative guidance and instruction to inter-departmental agency personnel to resolve problems regarding therapy techniques/treatment, case management and proper use and care of patient equipment. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university with a curriculum in occupational therapy accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association's Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) -AND- Two years' of experience in the practice of occupational therapy. A Master's degree from an accredited college/university in occupational therapy, public health, special education or a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. LICENSE: Current license** issued by the California Board of Occupational Therapy as an Occupational Therapist. 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 III - Moderate : Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. Additional Information Special Requirement Information: In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, such as a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, completion of a certificate program, certificate, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or email the documents to the analyst within 15 calendar days from filing online. **Applicant must include a legible photocopy of the required evidence of an Occupational Therapist license. The required license and/or certificate MUST be current and unrestricted; a conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license and/or certificate will NOT be accepted. Examination Content: This examination will consist of an evaluation of education and experience based upon application information weighted 100%. Qualifying experience must be subsequent to your degree. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the eligible register. Notification Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add Ahsu3@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. Eligibility Information: Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be placed on the Eligible Register and will appear in 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 resulting eligible register 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. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. NOTE: If you are unable to attach required documents, you must email the documents to the exam analyst at time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security number (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Annie Hsu, Exam Analyst (323) 914-5036 Ahsu3@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 20, 2022
Full Time
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES PROBATION DEPARTMENT EXAM NUMBER : F6416C FILING DATES : Applications will be accepted starting: Monday , January 24, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. (PT) - 2:30 p.m., (PT). Application received after 2:30 p.m. (PT) will not be considered. Please create your online account well in advance of the application filing start date and time, January 24, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. (PT) , so you can verify your email address prior to the filing start date. 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. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class typically work under the direction of a higher level food service worker or cook supervisor and are responsible for assisting in the preparation and service of food in a County facility. Incumbents may function as either a leadperson over a group of food service workers and/or contract employees, or may be assigned to perform the more skilled food preparation and service duties. In a large, complex organization such as a Sheriff's Department custody facility, incumbents may be assigned to perform routine food service duties. Incumbents are required to have basic knowledge of food handling and preparation methods, health and safety regulations, and be skilled in the operation and use of kitchen equipment. Incumbents must possess the ability to understand and follow both verbal and written instructions. Duties of the position require the ability to stand or walk for long periods of time along with the ability to bend, stoop, squat, and reach. Positions assigned to either the Sheriff's or Probation Department are required to work in a custody/detention facility. Essential Job Functions Acts as a leadperson over food service workers in the preparation of food items, while operating standard kitchen equipment used to peel, slice, strain, or mix various food ingredients. Assigns duties to and checks work performance of subordinate food service workers while in progress or upon completion. Performs light cooking duties such as preparing hot cakes, eggs or potatoes, or performs simple cooking in small quantities for service in the dining rooms and assists in setting up for meal service. Observes food in the process of cooking and monitors cooking time, ensuring foods are sufficiently cooked. Prepares and loads serving carts, transports food and utensils to dining halls, housing modules or patient rooms and ensures related paperwork and documents are completed. Prepares and serves specially prescribed medical diets and nourishments without immediate supervision, prepares food trays and ensures that patients/inmates receive prescribed diets, and may assist in feeding weak, injured or aged patients/inmates. Prepares, weighs, labels and apportions special diet food as prescribed by medical staff. Operates dishwashing equipment to clean dishes, utensils, pots and pans, cleans kitchen work areas, floors, food storage areas and kitchen equipment, collects and disposes of garbage or supervises food service workers performing these tasks. Assists in the receiving and storing of food supplies, retrieving food supplies, ingredients and condiments from kitchen storerooms. Bones, carves, and slices cooked roasts, poultry, and other meats, as needed. Acts as a leadperson, supervising and/or instructing youth in a County-sponsored program, as needed. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Twelve (12) months work experience in the preparation, serving, or cooking of food in a correctional institution, military, hospital, restaurant or similar establishment. LICENSE: A valid Class C California Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 3 - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: Desirable Qualifications: Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualification: Graduation from an accredited high school** -OR- A California High School Proficiency Certificate awarded by the California State Board of Education*** **IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED/ CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE, YOU MUST INDICATE COMPLETION ON THE JOB APPLICATION AND INCLUDE A LEGIBLE COPY OF THE DIPLOMA/GED OR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS WHICH SHOWS DIPLOMA/GED AWARDED FROM THE ACCREDITED INSTITUTION WITH YOUR APPLICATION AT THE TIME OF FILING OR WITHIN 15 CALENDAR DAYS OF ONLINE APPLICATION SUBMISSION OR CREDIT MAY NOT BE AWARDED. YOU MAY EMAIL 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. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT This examination will consist of an Evaluation of Experience and Education based on application information, desirable qualifications, and supplemental questionnaire, weighted 100%. Candidates who do not achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the Evaluation of Education and Experience will be notified by mail or email. SCORES CANNOT BE GIVEN OVER THE PHONE. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the Evaluation of Education and Experience in order to be placed on the eligible list. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. SPECIAL INFORMATION FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE A thorough background investigation will be conducted prior to appointment. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on the employment application, resume, and during the examination process is subject to verification. Candidates who are found unsuitable for employment will be removed from the eligible list pursuant to Civil Service Rule 6.04. COVID-19 VACCINATION: 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 located in the Los Angeles County Probation Department. AVAILABLE SHIFT Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Applications must be filed online ONLY. Applications submitted by US Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. All applicants must enter a current/updated mailing and email address at the time of filing as NOTICES MAY BE SENT BY MAIL OR EMAIL . Entering an invalid mailing/email address may result in the rejection of your application during the examination process. To update information, applicants must make changes to their profile at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty . Many important notifications including results 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 examinations@probation.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 notifications for any examinations 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. To apply for this examination, click on the green " Apply " button located on this posting. Your application must be submitted electronically on the last day of filing. Visit the website at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty 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 within 15 calendar days of online application submission or your application will be rejected. 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 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 and/or supplemental questionnaire is incomplete, it will 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 Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . 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. 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 has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours and may require prior reservation to use their computers. Please visit the following link at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information. Department Contact Name: Probation Examinations & Recruitment Unit, Non-Sworn Exams Department Contact Number: (562) 940-2659 Department Contact Email: examinations@probation.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (562) 658-1813 Teletype Phone: (877) 988-7800 Closing Date/Time: 1/24/2022 2:30 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 20, 2022
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER: PH0672A FILING DATE AND TIME : January 26, 2022 from 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Pacific Time (PT) THIS EXAMINATION WILL REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity No Out-of-Class Experience will be accepted. Position Information: Prepares reimbursement claims for health and/or mentalhealth care provided under Federal, State and Special medical aid programs or prepares yearly budget requests, annual financial plans and evaluates operational performance against expenditures standards. Classification Standards : Positions allocable to this class conduct special studies, assignments or projects in expenditure management which involve the analysis of changes in laws, regulations or policies governing fiscal programs, the modification of accounting systems to incorporate changes and the production of program and financial reports. Essential Job Functions Analyzes reimbursement requirements for Federal, State, and/or Special Programs to determine if claims for reimbursement conform to applicable rules and regulations and result in maximum revenue collection. Prepares Medicare and Medi-Cal cost reports and State mandated disclosure reports. Analyzes costs and develops rates for contractual agreements with County and Non-county providers. Analyzes preliminary budget requests, conducts comparison studies of units and sub units previous financial performance and cost effectiveness, completes cost analysis, revenue forecast and reports findings and recommendations to financial management. Develops and/or monitors annual financial plans/unit budget allocations for the expenditure of funds within each unit, monitors performance against the plans/allocations, analyzes and prepares summaries of financial activities to keep units and executive management informed of financial condition. Develops, monitors and adjusts billing rates to reflect cost changes and maximize cost recovery. Analyzes utilization of billing rates and/or contract allocations for appropriate application , informs management of problems and recommends corrective action. Analyzes program performance data and conducts studies of accounts, records and the integrity of electronic data which are basic to program and financial reporting. Identifies operational problems, develops solutions and recommends modifications in the automated accounting system to improve the responsiveness of the system to the needs of expenditure management. Participates in cost, revenue, and accounting systems and procedural studies, reports findings and recommendations, implements those approved by Health Services or Mental Health, departmental administration and by the Auditor-Controller when needed. Writes policy and procedure manuals pertinent to accounting control, fiscal record keeping and audit trails. Reviews, analyzes and drafts replies to audit findings of governmental agencies. Requirements Minimum Requirements: Completion of accounting courses in an accredited college equivalent to 21 semester units or 32 quarter units including at least two courses in advanced accounting subjects such as governmental accounting, computerized accounting or auditing -AND- One year of professional accounting** or responsible staff*** experience in health care financial operations****. Official transcripts must be submitted to verify the required courses.* Physical Class: 2 - Light. Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. Special Requirement Information: *In order to receive credit for any type of college or university 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 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 transcript from the school's website is NOT considered official 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. ** Professional accounting experience is defined as performing a variety of difficult and complex non-supervisory accounting assignments for the purpose of professional development. In the service of Los Angeles County, professional accounting is at the level of Accountant II and Account III. Accountant II is defined as performing a full range of professional accounting and auditing work in the preparation, analysis, review, maintenance, reconciliation and control of financial records and fiscal revenue and expenditures forecasting. Accountant III is defined as performing responsible and highly complex professional accounting and auditing work in the preparation, analysis, review, maintenance, reconciliation and control of financial records and fiscal revenue and expenditures forecasting. *** Responsible staff experience is staff experience at the journey-level requiring working knowledge of rules, regulations, and other guidelines relating to program are assigned. In the service of Los Angeles County, responsible staff experience is at the level of Administrative Assistant II. Administrative Assistant II is defined as defining, analyzing, and making recommendations for the solution of highly complex operation, budgetary and financing, and other management problems of a County department, and participates in the implementation of their solution. **** Health care financial operations can include financial activities in the health care industry such as Medi-Cal service billing, payment, finance, accounting, cost, revenue, expenditure, budget, contracts, electronic health care claiming process, explanation of benefit adjudication functions, or similar financial activities performing or experiences earned in the health care industry or facilities. Desirable Qualification: Credit will be given for additional professional accounting or responsible staff experience in health care financial operations beyond the Minimum Requirements. Additional Information Examination Content: Once we have determined that you meet our experience and education requirements, the examination process will consist of an evaluation of 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 experience) to be added on the Eligible Register (hiring list). Passing this examination and being added on 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 5:00 p.m., PT, 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. You may refer to their website for more information regarding the reopening of some libraries with limited hours throughout Los Angles County. 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. 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. 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. Department Contact Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone : (323) 914-8488 Department Contact E-mail: HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 Closing Date/Time: 1/26/2022 2:30 PM Pacific
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY EXAM NUMBER Y5096E FIRST DAY OF FILING January 21, 2022 at 1:00 P.M., (PT) REPOSTING INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REPOSTING TO REOPEN THE FILING DATES UPDATING ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION AND THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTONNAIRE. PERSONS WHO ARE STILL ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST FOR THIS EXAMINATION ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO COMPETE AT THIS TIME. ONLY THE FIRST 500 ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS EXAMINATION. FILING WILL BE SUSPENDED AFTER THE FIRST 500 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED OR BY February 4, 2022, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST. COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate 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. ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 600,000 unique patients each year, employs over 23,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 6.2 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 MISSION To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care. DEFINITION: Provides housekeeping, patient transport and clerical non-patient care and non-skilled patient support services to a team or group of patients and staff in a health care facility. Positions allocable to this class report to a Nurse Manager or an Assistant Nurse Manager and perform a variety of non-patient care or limited patient care duties, such as light housekeeping, checking and ordering supplies, responding to basic requests by patients, patient transport and clerical duties. Essential Job Functions Transports patients to scheduled tests, appointments, and treatments including readying gurneys, wheelchairs, and charts for their transport from the unit; transporting them to and from scheduled appointments and therapy activities; Assists Lift Team in lifting and transferring patients into and out of gurneys and wheelchairs for their transport from the unit by using established transfer methods and lifting equipment. Performs simple clerical and other related duties, such as answering telephones, filing documents, completing simple forms, checking stocks of stationary and office supplies, and responding to visitors' inquiries. Ensures patient safety by monitoring patients who are at risk for wandering off or falling, and ensuring that the environment is free from potential hazards. Stocks and refills the expected levels of patient care supplies as necessary and redistributes supplies throughout the unit in accordance with established guidelines. Checks and restocks daily the levels of laboratory and cleaning supplies and linens as needed. Maintains orderliness of countertops, tables and chairs in work area and common meeting areas. Cleans and keeps tidy on a scheduled basis, the interior of refrigerators, interior and exterior of microwave ovens. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: Three (3) months of experience in a healthcare setting* providing non-skilled support services to patients**. Physical Class: III - Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *For this examination, healthcare settings include but are not limited to: acute-care hospitals, long-term care facilities (such as nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities), physicians' offices, urgent-care centers, outpatient clinics, home healthcare agency, and emergency medical services. ** Providing non-skilled support services to patients may include one or more of the following: monitoring patients; assisting patients with personal care; transporting patients; assisting with lifting, transferring, and mobility of patients; stocks, refills and maintains patient care supplies; patient registration and intake; and provides other various supportive clerical services to patients. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a multiple choice test covering English Language, Customer Service, Infection Control, Math and Logic, and Patient Support, weighted 100%. MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. Candidates must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added to the eligible register. Test scores cannot be given over the telephone. 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. TRANSFER OF SCORES: Applicants that have taken identical test parts for other exams within the last twelve (12) months, will have their scores for the identical test parts(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your scores will be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least twelve (12) months. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of qualified candidates passing the multiple choice test 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. The 12 month time frame is based on the date the multiple choice test was taken, or from the date you are added to the eligible register. AVAILABLE SHIFT: Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION : Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking the green "APPLY" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5:00 p.m. 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. This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice. Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS . Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected. IMPORTANT NOTES: All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and 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 . NOTE: If you are unable to attach documents to your application, you may email the documents to the exam analyst, truocco@dhs.lacounty.gov ,, within 15 calendar days of filing online . Please include the exam number and the exam title. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employees have a Social Security Number. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. L. A. County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout L. A. County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information. NO SHARING USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their applications online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE : The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individual assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed . ADA COORDINATOR PHONE: (323) 914-7111 CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE: (800) 735-2922 DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Teresa Ruocco (323) 914-5248 Office truocco@dhs.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time:
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION FILING BEGINS: January 19, 2022 at 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: D1609B TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity JOB TYPE: Permanent About this position: The Sr. Public Information Specialist is the lead communications strategist for County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation (Department). The Sr. Public Information Specialist reports to the Director of the Department and plays a leading role with the strategic communications, research and public information and affairs to engage diverse, multi-lingual, vulnerable and hard to reach communities by creating and engaging media campaigns, initiatives and events that promote an equity centered Department providing high-quality services and programs. The Sr. Public Information Specialist is a master communicator that develops communications plans for research, policy, and events that include strategy, key messages and deploys a suite of communications tools including but not limited to the Department's website, social media channels videos, "ted-style" talks, earned media, opinion editorials, slide decks, the identification of key messengers, presentations, messaging/press packets, etc. The Sr. Public Information Specialist supervises and manages a five (5) member communications and public information team, including an audio-visual specialist and contractors. The Sr. Public Information Specialist is part of the Department's executive team responsible for maintaining and strengthening Department brand as an unapologetic Department engaged in youth development, park access and equity. The Sr. Public Information Specialist works to ensure our team is successful by providing the thought leadership and communications skills that compels policymakers, leaders, community stakeholders, advocates, and other partners to action on youth development, park access and equity. About County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation: The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation (Department) manages 183 parks, 70,079 acres of parkland, over 210 miles of multi-use trails and 5 equestrian facilities, 14 bodies of water, including 3 boating and swimming lakes, 475 sports amenities, 9 nature centers rehabilitating over 200 animals, 42 public swimming pools and the largest municipal golf system in the nation, consisting of 20 golf courses. Under the Department's portfolio of parks are four botanical gardens and arboretums; the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, the South Coast Botanic Garden, Descanso Gardens, and Virginia Robinson Gardens, as well as iconic arts and cultural performance venues like the Hollywood Bowl and John Anson Ford Theatres. Essential Job Functions Public Information and Communications Strategy Serve as lead staff and resource to executive management, advising on media relations, strategic and crisis communications. Participate in and supervises the development and execution of public information and communications strategies, tactics and deliverables, through various communication channels such as web and social media content, email newsletters, print collateral such as brochures, annual reports and other content. Develop compelling, action-oriented communications strategies for key Department initiatives, research publication releases, events, and public information campaigns that centers racial equity in recreation. Establish the objectives of the Department's public information program and develop strategies and tactics to accomplish these objectives. Collaborate with outreach and policy teams to craft messaging for policy advocacy and implementation campaigns. Keep current on park and open space news and advise the executive team on breaking news and to inform the Department's work and strategies. Serve as the keeper of the Department's brand -- ensuring all publications, collateral, social media presence, interactions and events reinforce that brand. Leads the development and implementation of all internal Department and external/community public information and communications materials, campaigns/initiatives, and messaging. Leadership The Sr. Public Information Specialist supervises and manages a five (5) member communications and public information team, including an audio-visual specialist and contractors. Mentor and provides technical guidance and instruction to support the professional development of the communications and public information team. Serves as the Department lead on crisis communication and provides communications information conduit to Board staff and Board Deputies and alerts them of inquiries regarding high-profile or controversial issues affecting the department and provides opportunities to generate accurate media coverage to highlight department activities to the public. Serve as a primary writer and editor for the Department across platforms. Continuously elevate writing to be compelling, concise, focused and centered on diversity, inclusivity, racial and park equity. Responsible for the intake and response to media requests for information under the California Public Records Act, in coordination with department management, county counsel and department's Public Records Act coordinator. Media Relations Determine the best use of media strategies to reach the Department's goals, including earned media, opinion editorials, letters to the editor, editorial board engagement, and paid and other media. Develop and sustain strong relations with media/news outlets and reporters and outreach regularly to keep them informed of Department programs, services and initiatives. Respond to newsworthy events and media inquiries, which may include emergencies as a result of an epidemic or following the occurrence of natural or other disasters by providing contacts and immediate responsiveness to inquiries including receiving and assessing information, tailoring releases to the audience, cooperating with the Board Office, Chief Executive Office, communications media and advising appropriate personnel. Focus on shifting the narrative that is a youth-deficit oriented to one that is focused on challenging institutional barriers, public polices and factors that perpetuate park inequities whether explicitly or implicitly. Provide media contacts with sources and data to inform their stories and center the Department message, mission, vision, programs and services in park and vision. Write press releases and act as spokesperson for the organization when speaking to press contacts. Manage the Department's online and media databases. Work with our communications team to build media lists for press statements, report releases, and other outreach. Track the Department's media coverage and prepare updates for the Department executive team, Board offices and Park commissioners. Website Management Overall responsibility for ensuring the Department's website is a useful and engaging tool to support and further the Department's services and programs. Responsible for ensuring the website is accessible, up to date, user friendly, prominently features on-going campaign's and opportunities to engage, tell the Department's story and who is involved, is easy to navigate and clearly communicates where the Department is and how it operates. Create website management protocols for the public information team to follow. Social Media Build on and strengthen the Department's social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube to broaden the Department's reach and influence to change policy and practice. Develop innovative and engaging social media plans for campaigns, events and publication releases that saturates our audiences with important dates and opportunities for action. Utilize social media platforms to engage partners in disseminating information about our campaigns and advocacy efforts and develop tools, such as social media toolkits and graphics, to support the engagement of our partners. Assess effectiveness of digital content using online metrics. Engage and train appropriate staff to support social media efforts. E-Communications Write and curate content for e-blasts, newsletters and the Department blog and internal monthly newsletter. Maintain a robust editorial calendar that reflects key deliverables, partner activities, holidays, important higher education milestones such as legislative deadlines. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Communications, Journalism, Public Administration, Public Relations, English or a closely-related field*** -AND- Four years of experience at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Public Information Specialist* initiating, planning, developing, maintaining, evaluating, implementing, and coordinating a public information program,** two years of which must have included leading and participating in the work of full-time public information staff. LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. Additional Information SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *Experience at the level of the County of Los Angeles class of Public Information Specialist is defined as reporting to a higher-level supervisor or a higher level public information position in an organization and performing a wide range of duties, including: Developing internal and community relations publicity campaigns, and writing speeches and talking points for department executives; Providing proactive consultation and assistance to management regarding public information matters; Writing social media posts and creating social media releases and graphics regarding department activities, services, programs, and functions; and coordinating videography and photography. Arranging press conferences and notifying media representatives of newsworthy events, programs and initiatives. ** A Public Information Program is one in which information is disseminated to internal and external audiences through various methods including social and traditional media, newsletters, articles, and working with members of the community and public and private officials for the purpose of informing and influencing in support of an organization's goals. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience performing public information work for a governmental agency. Experience using various social media platforms to communicate internally and externally, managing and creating content for an organization's website, and using analytics to measure the effectiveness of the organization's public information program. Supervisory responsibility over other public information staff. Experience working with the media and press to communicate an organization's message the public in support of its goals and purpose. ***In order to receive credit for any degree, you must indicate on the job application and attach a legible copy of the official diploma or official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization and degree awarded with Registrar's signature and/or school seal with your application at the time of filing, or within 15 calendar days of online application submission or your application may be rejected. EXAMINATION CONTENT: A review of application/resume information covering experience developing, implementing, and leading a public information program, working with the media, public and private individuals, and using a wide range of methods, such as social media, the internet, news articles, networking to communicate internally and externally in support of an organization's goals and purpose, weighted 100%. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the Eligible List in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility. SPECIAL INFORMATION: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The Count 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 offenses(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. COVID-19 VACCINATION: 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 a vacancy in the Department of Parks and Recreation. APPLICATIONS AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. Hardcopy/paper applications submitted by U.S. MAIL, FAX or IN PERSON will not be accepted. Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the 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 . All correspondence to applicants, including any test invitations (if applicable), result notices and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. If you select "Off" under Email Preferences within your profile or click "Unsubscribe" on any notice you receive from us, you risk not receiving important information or correspondence. Moreover, please add jyee@parks.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being blocked or filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail by your email provider. You may also visit governmentjobs.com, log into your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent via governmentjobs.com, for your records. For final exam result notices, the period in which to review test materials and/or file an appeal will be based on the time-stamp of the electronic notice (email). The County of Los Angeles will not consider claims of not receiving emailed notifications as a valid reason for late exam administration, rescheduling any candidate for a test, or extension of the review/appeal period. 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 the Class Specification and/or Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Resume" or referencing other unsolicited material/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, you 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. 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 PASWORD : 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. CONTACT INFORMATION: Department Contact Name: Jesse Yee, jyee@parks.lacounty.gov Department Contact Phone: (626) 588-5104 ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 588-5109 Teletype Phone: (213) 427-6118 California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County has the largest population of any county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, with more than 37 diverse departments and over 2,300 different job descriptions, the County offers a lifetime of opportunities and careers. Be a part of something great! We are Los Angeles County Public Works, the largest municipal Public Works agency in the nation. With more than 4,000 employees, Public Works offers over 500 different types of career opportunities that promote professional and personal growth as well as a rewarding and exciting work environment. Don't miss an opportunity to join our team! We will be accepting applications for the Senior Telecommunications Systems Engineer position beginning: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) - Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: C3529D Essential Job Functions A Senior Telecommunications Systems Engineer is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: Leads the design of telecommunications systems, facilities, and equipment by planning, organizing, and implementing work activities from inception to completion. Conducts engineering studies to determine if existing systems and equipment can be expanded or modified to meet present and future telecommunications needs of the County service or if a new telecommunications system is required to meet such needs. Develops and monitors telecommunications project budgets by consulting users, administrators, and engineers to identify business and technical requirements for proposed system modifications or technology purchases. Prepares physical layout plans for telecommunications facilities to ensure accurate transmission and reception of data, and coordinates the installation of the required equipment. Creates and reviews project bid specifications and plans by evaluating telecommunications vendors and advising on the selection of the most appropriate service provider/contractor through request-for-proposals (RFPs), request-for quotations (RFQs), sole-source agreements, etc. Develops and implements telecommunications standards by analyzing and identifying needs and current/potential issues with telecommunications systems. Assists with the implementation and enforcement of standards in order to ensure the department is in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations. Performs engineering studies of telecommunications systems to ensure the efficient operation of such systems. Prepares technical specifications for telecommunications equipment, participates in the evaluation of vendors proposals, and directs the testing of such equipment prior to acceptance. Provides technical direction to other telecommunications systems engineers and technical personnel in the implementation of telecommunications projects. Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree or higher* with specialization in Electronic or Electrical Engineering, or in a related physical science -AND- four years engineering experience in the planning and design of telecommunications systems. One additional year of the required telecommunications engineering experience may be substituted for each year of college. LICENSE A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions. PHYSICAL CLASS Physical Class II - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit, and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION *Applicants MUST provide a legible copy of their university diploma or transcripts with their application or within five (5) business days from the date of filing application. University diploma or transcripts must indicate the degree major, degree level, and degree confer date. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; however, an official copy of the diploma or transcripts will be verified at the time of appointment. Applications submitted without the required information will be rejected as incomplete. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT Part I : A multiple choice and/or simulation assessment(s), weighted at 50%, assessing Management Potential, Achievement, Maintaining Good Working Relationships, Analyzing Information, Learning Quickly, Working to High Quality Standards, Adapting to Change, Controlling Emotions, Willingness to Learn, Responsibility, Accepting Others, Showing Courtesy, Complying with Rules and Regulations, Working Energetically, and Deductive Reasoning. You will need to achieve a passing score of 70% or higher in Part I to be invited to participate in Part II of the examination process. STANDARDIZED MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. Part II : A Structured Interview, weighted at 50%, assessing Project Management, Interpersonal/Relationship Building Skills, Oral Communication, and Professional/Technical Expertise of Telecommunications, Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations, Budget, and Contracts. Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the Examination in order to be placed on the Eligible Register. NOTE: 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 blai@dpw.lacounty.gov , info@governmentjobs.com, noreply@governmentjobs.com, talentcentral@shl.com, noreply@proctoru.com, and donot-reply@amcatmail.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. 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. 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. While the guides will help you preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find A Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test preparation information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. Additional online practice tests are available at https://www.shldirect.com/en-us/practice-tests / . 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 promulgation. Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those earning a passing grade will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY (12) MONTHS. SPECIAL INFORMATION: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. 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 register for this examination will be used to fill a vacancy in the Department of Public Works, Information Technology Division . APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements . Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names, and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, and description of work performed. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination or selection process. IMPORTANT NOTES: Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made. FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or 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 . ONLINE FILING ONLY APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: Some LA County public libraries have reopened with limited access hours and may require prior reservation to use their computers. To find out more information, visit: http://lacountylibrary.org/reopening . Note: If you are unable to attach required documents at the time of filing, you must email them to blai@dpw.lacounty.gov within five (5) business days from the date of filing application. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on the email. CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION! CONTACT INFORMATION: Department Contact Name: Brenda Lai Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141 Department Contact Email: blai@dpw.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 458-2141 Teletype Phone: (626) 282-7829 California Relay Services : (800) 735-2922 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 19, 2022
Full Time
EXAM NUMBER W6504H When To Submit Your Application The application filing period will begin December 13, 2021, 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 Check Out Our Outstanding Benefits! Click here to see a list of employee benefits. Who We Are The Internal Services Department (ISD) plays a major role in supporting all County of Los Angeles departments and commissions. With an annual budget of over $873 million and 2, 183 budgeted positions along with over 5,120 contracted workers of varying professions in facilities management, information technology, environmental, administrative, purchasing and contracting, ISD is the County's trusted partner and provider of choice. The Opportunity We are pursuing qualified candidates to fill Elevator Mechanic positions in the Maintenance & Operations Section. Selected candidates will maintain, inspect, and repair operating and safety features of elevators, dumbwaiters, and escalators and maintain and inspect electronic control panels, switches, relays, signal devices, and other related equipment. These positions also are responsible for the inspection and repair of hoist motors and machinery, governors, door mechanisms, cables, hydraulic buffers, pumps, rails, and other related equipment. Incumbents in these positions must exercise a knowledge of elevator and escalator maintenance, inspection, and repair procedures, techniques, and safety practices and of the equipment and tools necessary to perform the maintenance and repair work. Essential Job Functions Position Responsibilities Tests and adjusts general operating and safety features of elevators, dumbwaiters, and escalators such as speed, acceleration, leveling, braking, emergency stop, and alarm bell. Maintains and repairs electronic control panels, switches, relays, signal devices, electric motors, generators and related equipment. Inspects, adjusts, maintains, and repairs hoist motors and machinery, governors, door mechanisms, cables, hydraulic buffers, pumps, brakes, rails, guides and related equipment. Determines the need for and performs major overhaul or replacement of defective equipment. Maintains work records. Maintains tools and equipment. Drives automotive equipment to and from work sites. Supervises trainees and helpers. Requirements Requirements to Qualify Option 1: Completion of a recognized elevator mechanic training program* of at least four (4) years, duration - OR- Option II : Five (5) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of elevators or escalators, one year of which must have been at the journey-level.** License(s): A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform the 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. *** A Los Angeles City Certificate of Registration as a Journey Elevator Mechanic. ***A valid general class Certified Competent Conveyance (elevator) Mechanic (CCCM) certification issued by the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Occupation Safety and Health. Effective June 30, 2003 certification, temporary certification, or emergency certification by the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Occupational Safety and Health, as a Certified Competent Conveyance (elevator) Mechanic (CCCM). A City of Los Angeles Regulation 4 Certificate may be required for testing Life/Safety systems in County buildings located within the city limits of Los Angeles. Life/Safety systems are defined as: fire alarms, automatic-closing fire assemblies, elevator recall, fire suppression, and emergency power systems. 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 weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. Special Requirement Information: *To qualify under Option 1: Applicants claiming completion of a recognized elevator mechanic training program must provide a copy of their training certificate at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing. **To qualify under Option II: Applicants must clearly describe the various types of work performed, time period work performed, and various equipment and tools used. Journey level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently. Persons at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work. Please ensure application contains detailed information specifically addressing journey level experience, educational background, and/or specialized training courses/programs completed. Also, the required technical experience can be a combination of County and/or outside experience. ***All requested, and/or required documentation (i.e., licenses, certification, or transcripts, etc.) will be required at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing. Other Requirements: Vision: Keen color perception. Desirable Qualifications: A National Association of Elevator Constructors Certified Elevator Technician (NAEC CET) Certification OR a National Elevator Industry Education Program Certification. A Los Angeles City Fire Department regulation for Certification of Fitness. Trade related courses (i.e., Motor Control Principles and Practices, Solid State Digital Logic). A City of Los Angeles Regulation 4 Certificate for testing Life/Safety Systems in County building located within city limits of Los Angeles. Life/Safety Systems are defined as: fire alarms, automatic-closing fire assemblies, elevator recall, fire suppression, and emergency power systems. Demonstrated experience in Motion Control Engineering (MCE) and Smart Rise Elevator Control. Demonstrated experience working with elevator software tools. Demonstrated experience working with relay based controllers. If you possess any of the Desirable Qualifications listed above, all candidates must provide sufficient details regarding the scope and length of work including specific assignments and employers where such experience or training was obtained, on the Supplemental Questionnaire of your Los Angeles County application. Additional Information Our Assessment Process: This examination will consist of two parts: Part I - An evaluation of Training & Experience based application information and desirable qualifications weighted at 30%. Part II - An interview covering Knowledge and Skills in the Field, Safety Practices and Procedures, Problem Solving and Decision-Making Skills, Customer Service and Interpersonal Ability, and Oral Communication and Comprehension Ability weighted at 70%. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the Eligible Register. 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 RMendez@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. 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 grade in the examination will be placed on the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Passing this examination and being placed on the Eligible Register do not guarantee an offer of employment. No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve (12) months. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. Vacancy Information: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill the vacancy located in the Program and Project Management Division, of the Internal Services Department located at 1100 N. Eastern Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90063. Shift: Any. Appointees may be required to work any shift, including nights, weekends, holidays, overtime, and call back. How to Apply: Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by 5:30 p.m. (PT), on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using the website https://www.governmentjobs.com/career/lacounty . 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 RMendez@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 (if any) 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 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. Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information. For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. Fair Chance Information: The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed." COVID-19 Vaccination: 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. Have questions about anything listed above? Contact us: Exam Number: W6504H Department Contact Name: Raul Mendez Department Contact Phone: (323) 267-2056 Department Contact Email: RMendez@isd.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 267-2432 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077 Closing Date/Time: Continuous
LOS ANGELES COUNTY Los Angeles, California, United States
Jan 17, 2022
Full Time
FIRST DAY OF FILING: Thursday, October 29, 2020 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. EXAMINATION NUMBER: PH4902B This announcement is being reposted to add COVID-19 vaccination information in the Additional Information section. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity No out-of-class experience will be accepted. DEFINITION: Plans, organizes, implements and maintains the effective operation of a quality control program for hospital based or public health laboratories. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class are located in a hospital and work under the general direction of a laboratory director or in a Public Health Laboratory under the general supervision of the Public Health Laboratories Director in Public Health Programs and Services. Incumbents are responsible for establishing and maintaining a quality control program which is designed to monitor and evaluate the ongoing and overall quality of the total testing processes of the laboratory to ensure the continued conformance to all legal and accrediting agency required standards. Essential Job Functions Plans, organizes, and administers an independently functioning quality control program for all laboratory units of hospital based or public health laboratories. Compiles and maintains a reference library of professional journals, articles and other texts on the subject of medical laboratory quality control and a current listing of all quality control standards to which legal and accrediting agencies require conformance. Confers with laboratory unit heads to determine the extent of current compliance with legal and accrediting agency standards of quality control and, where appropriate, to establish a program to ensure compliance by a specified future date. Initiates action to obtain from legal or accrediting agency representatives the clarification, interpretation, or explanation of published quality control standards which may not be clearly understood. Administers a proficiency testing program for the laboratories, integrating existing programs conducted by outside agencies and those devised in-house; analyzes accumulated results for any indication of consistent error, and ensures proper corrective action is initiated. Inspects or supervises the inspection of laboratory instruments and other apparatus to certify proper calibration, reliability of analytical weights and balances, centrifuge speeds, and similar properties; plans programs with line management to ensure prevention of recurrent problems. Conducts special studies of varying duration and complexity which stem from complaints about the quality of laboratory service or which render quality laboratory service ineffective and develops appropriate recommendations to implement corrective measures. Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I: Two years of experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist I* in an approved laboratory**. OPTION II: Two years of experience at the level of a Los Angeles County's Public Health Microbiologist I*** in an approved public health laboratory****. LICENSE: Clinical Laboratory Scientist's***** license issued by the California Department of Public Health -OR- Public Health Microbiologist's***** Certificate issued by the California Department of Public Health. PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - Light. Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION: *To qualify, applicants must have County status in the specified class, as evidenced by holding or having held such payroll title in the service of Los Angeles County for the required amount of time in order to qualify. **An approved laboratory is defined as a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified laboratory. *** In the County of Los Angeles, the class of Public Health Microbiologist I is defined as someone who performs a variety of standardized public health laboratory tests within a specialized area (such as bacteriology, virology, serology, or parasitology) or across specialty lines. ****An approved Public Health Laboratory is defined as a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified laboratory. *****In order to qualify, you must include a legible copy of the Clinical Laboratory Scientist's license OR Public Health Microbiologist's Certificate from the accredited institution which shows the title of the required license, number, date of issue, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency with your application online at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov . NOTE: If you are unable to attach the required documents with your application online, you must e-mail them to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. In the "Subject" of the e-mail please type the Exam Number and Exam Title. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION: Additional points will be awarded for experience beyond the Minimum Requirements. Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination consists of an evaluation of education, experience, and desirable qualifications based upon application information and supplemental questionnaire at the time of filing weighted 100%. Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be added on the Eligible Register. Passing this examination and being added on 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 within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov. Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button located at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Applicants must submit their completed applications by 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS . Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely and correctly to receive full credit for any relevant education, training, and job experience you include. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, dates attended, degree received, and degree major. 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. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number. NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their OWN user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. 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. 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. Department Contact Name: Exam Analyst Department Contact Phone: (323) 914-8488 Department Contact E-mail: HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 914-8488 Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 Alternate Teletype Phone : (800) 897-0077 Closing Date/Time: