ARCHITECT

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full Time Architecture
  • Salary: $100,973.52 - $125,449.20 Annually USD

Job Description

FIRST DAY OF FILING: MARCH 11, 2020 AT 9:00 a.m., PT
UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

EXAM NUMBER: Y-4032-G

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY


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TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE SALARY INFORMATION, APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION, VACANCY INFORMATION AND THE ADDITION OF A SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE.

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 residents 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.

MISSION
Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners.

DEFINITION:
Functions as a project architect and is responsible for coordinating, preparing and reviewing the study and development of program requirements, schematic, preliminary, and complete working drawings for complex projects.
Essential Job Functions
Reviews the progress of all assigned projects to ensure that the architect, engineer, telecommunications, and landscape architecture sections are working on schedule and within budgetary and fee limitations; expedites the completion of work when delays occur.

Prepares reports, project status schedules and architectural design cost estimates for budget purposes; coordinates the status of schedules and estimates with departmental representatives, leasing and other project managers, and fiscal groups.

Leads or directs architectural activities involving the design and plan preparation of complex construction projects when necessary.

Prepares or coordinates the preparation of complex architectural design work utilizing the Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) System, including developing program requirements, plan layouts, schematic, preliminary plans, complete working drawings, specifications and cost estimates.

Reviews plans and specifications prepared by private architects to determine compliance with program requirements and County architectural standards.

Prepares and participates in the preparation of feasibility studies and reports.

Reviews shop drawings submitted by contractors to determine if program requirements and architectural standards have been met.

Inspects construction operations and materials to maintain design control.

Attends conferences and meetings involving division heads, other County officials, contract architects or contractors to resolve problems.

Provides information or gives instructions regarding unique features of particular projects, code requirements or County architectural standards.

Conducts field investigations to obtain data, measurements and information needed to draft or design detail for alteration or new construction projects.

Attends conferences and meetings involving division heads, other County officials, contract architects or contractors to resolve problems.
Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
A California license to practice architecture, issued by the California Architects Board* -AND- (1) One year of architectural experience.

Please be sure to include the title of the required license, the license number, date issued, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency on your application as specified in the Selection Requirements.

The required license must be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, or a restricted license will NOT be accepted.

LICENSE :
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions.

Ph ysical 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.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION:
  • Experience in the design of healthcare facilities.
  • Credit will be given for additional experience in excess of the Selection Requirements.

Additional Information

Examination Content:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based on application information and desirable qualifications weighted 100%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.
Eligibility Information:
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing score on the examination will be added to an eligible register and will appear in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

Special Information:

Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

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

APPLICATION 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.

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 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 .

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 relevant 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.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please provide your social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Karen Carrillo, Exam Analyst
Phone: (323) 914-8961
E-mail: Kcarrillo@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 914-7111
CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922


Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

Los Angeles, California United States View Map