YOUTH WORKER, GENERAL LABOR (TEMPORARY, AT-RISK YOUTH PROGRAM)

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 28, 2019
Temporary Construction and Skilled Trades Custodial and Janitorial Human and Social Services Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $15.30 Hourly

Job Description



COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

FILING OPENS: 01/10/2019 at 7:00 AM
FILING CLOSES: This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
EXAM NUMBER: D8254C

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE

This announcement is a rebulletin to reopen the filling period . Persons who have already applied within the last twelve (12) months need not reapply, but may submit additional information by the last day of filing. The information must include your name, the correct examination title and number.

DEFINITION:

Participates in a 12 month on-the-job training program or a training assignment in one of a variety of entry level jobs characterized by heavy manual labor.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:

Incumbents of the temporary positions allocable to this class participate in on-the-job training programs or training assignments individually structured and monitored by the departments to which they are assigned.

Hours completed under this temporary position may be used as work experience towards meeting selection requirements to compete in Recreation Services Leader exams.

Incumbents may receive formal or informal instruction in the basic principles of the work and govern satisfactory performance on the job.

Additionally, under the direct supervision of a working or first level supervisor, incumbents receive practical guided work experience to prepare them for entry level assignments, or to continue educational pursuits in the particular field.

Essential Job Functions

Receives on-the-job training, and under direct supervision participates in entry level work in one of a variety of job assignments.

Assists with manual work in the construction, repair, and maintenance of trails, buildings, and other park features as needed.

Requirements

SELECTIONREQUIREMENTS:

Identified asAt-Risk Youth * by a County of Los Angeles authorize department, or other local, state, or federal agency, or by a school district, college district, or other educational institution, or a bona fide non-profit organization whose mission includes fostering or enhancing employment opportunities for At-Risk Youth.

AGE REQUIREMENT:
Must be at least 14 years of age and no older than 24 years of age.**

**Applicant must meet age requirement at time of filing.
Candidates may be requested to provide proof of age at any time, including time of appointment.

Candidates under the age of 18 must present a work permit at time of appointment.
Some positions may require applicants to meet specific age limitations at the time of appointment.

PHYSICAL CLASS :4 -Arduous

Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:

*Tomeet therequirement of being identified as an"At-Risk Youth,"applicantsMUSTsubmit a completed "Program Participation Verification" Form at the time of application or by the applicable date listed below. The "Program Participation Verification" Form can be downloaded by clicking HERE . Verifying organization must bea third party.

Deadline to submit the Program Participation Verification Form - can be downloaded by clicking HERE :
  • Applications submitted in:
    • January - February -deadlineMarch 15th
    • March - April - deadline May 15th
    • May - June - deadline July 15th
    • July - August - deadline September 15th
    • September - October - deadline November 15th
    • November - December - deadline January 15th


INCOMPLETE FORMS andVERIFICATIONS MADE BY FAMILY orDEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION EMPLOYEES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

If you are unable to attach this form at the time of application, please use one of the submission options before the appropriate deadline listed previously.

Note: Forms must be completed before submitting. This includes all boxes and a hand written signature by the verifying organization representative. Incomplete forms will not be accepted. You MUST include your full name, the full exam title and the exam number on the top of the form.

Submission Options:

Options1 or2 are the preferred ways to submit your form. The department is not responsible for any forms lost (i.e. sent to the wrong email address,mailing address, or lost mail).
  1. Attachment : scan and upload to your application.
  2. Email : scan the completed form as an attachment to jkennington@parks.lacounty.gov .
  3. In person : drop off the completed form to the below address.

    The Alhambra Campus
    County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation
    Human Resources
    1000 S. Fremont Ave.
    Bldg. A9-West, 1st Floor
    Alhambra, CA 91803

    Office hours: Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM. Our office is closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays.

    Please note parking is available on site at your expense.
  4. Mail : the completed form to the below address.

    County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation
    Attn: HR: Exams
    1000 S. Fremont Ave. #40
    Alhambra, CA 91803


Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:

This examination will consist of a multiple choice test weighted 100% covering achievement, collaboration, compliance, confidence, reliability, safety judgment, and safety orientation.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higheron examinationto be placed on the eligible register.

MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.

TRANSFER OF SCORES:
Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for this or any other exam within the last 12 months will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Upon acceptance of your application, your scores may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least (12) months.

NOTE: ALL MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST INVITATIONS WILL BE SENT VIA EMAIL TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED ON THE APPLICATION. It is important that candidates provide a valid email address. Please add jkennington@parks.lacounty.gov to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail.

TEST PREPARATION :

Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on"Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the"Employment Test Assistance" section. You can also access test preparation for the computerizedportion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html . While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:

The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligibleregister in the order of their score group for a period oftwelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligibleregister for this examination will be used to fill temporary vacancies in the Department of Parks and Recreation.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE:

Go to: http://governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty and search for "Youth Worker", Click on the name of the bulletin you are applying to, click the green "Apply" button.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ON-LINE VIA GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM WEBSITE.
APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, THIRD PARTY WEBSITES (IE: Indeed.com, etc.), FAX, OR IN-PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

CORRESPONDENCE AND UPDATESWILL BE SENT VIA E-MAIL.
We strongly advise applicants to add jkennington@parks.lacounty.gov to your e-mail address book/contacts and safe list to ensure receipt ofnotifications and tocheck your junk/spam e-mail folder regularly. Should any of your contact information change, including mailing address, please notify our office. You will also need to log back intoyour GovernmentJobs.com profile/account, and update it.

Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be complete on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

Social Security Number: Please includeYOUR Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

No Sharing of User ID, e-mail and Password: All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

All information is subject to verification.

We may reject your application at any time during selection process.

Department Contact Name: Jessica Kennington
Department Contact Number: (626) 588-5111
Department Contact Email: jkennington@parks.lacounty.gov
ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 588-5109
Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077
California Relay Services Phone: (800)735-2922


Closing Date/Time: Continuous