• Los Angeles, California
  • May 08, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management
  • Salary: $156,752.16 - $243,781.68 Annually USD

Job Description



Job Title: Manager, CEO - Classification and Compensation

Salary: $156,752 - $237,257 Annually

Note: 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.

When to Submit Your Application: The application filing period will begin on December 7, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. (Pacific Time) and will remain open until the needs of the Department are met.

Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Job Opportunity
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Who We Are
The County of Los Angeles is the largest employer in Southern California with over 112,000 employees across 36 departments and an operating budget of $36 billion. The County provides vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more.

Essential Job Functions

The Opportunity
We are pursuing qualified candidates to fill a Manager position that is responsible for assisting in the administration of Classification and/or Compensation within the Chief Executive Office.

Position Responsibilities

Manages the Chief Executive Office's Classification or Compensation Section.

Oversees provisions of the Charter, County Code and/or Civil Service Rules related to classification and/or compensation administration.

Provides strategic and technical guidance to line departments on classification and/or compensation matters.

Assists in evaluating departmental requests for new and/or reclassification of positions, bonuses, special pay provisions and MAPP salary placement.

Assists in facilitating classification and/or compensation studies in support of reorganization and establishment of new classifications.

Assists in formulating policy and procedures for Countywide classification and/or compensation administration.

Manages and coordinates the work of subordinate analysts and clerical staff.

Develops and manages strategic partnerships with line departments, labor unions and the Board.

Participates in Section, Division and/or Branch strategic planning efforts.


Requirements to Qualify
Three years of experience in a highly responsible administrative capacity* in the analysis of problems related to classification and/or compensation at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Chief Program Specialist, CEO**, Principal Analyst, CEO*** or higher.

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
Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stopping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.

Special Requirement Information
*For this examination, highly responsible administrative capacity is defined as performing highly complex work typically in an administrative services branch of an organizational unit, including responsibility for the development of procedures and participation in policy formulation. Experience at this level has independent responsibility for the most complex and difficult assignments, analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems of organization, budget, personnel, information services, programs, facilities planning, materials management, and general management.

**In the County of Los Angeles, experience at the level of Chief Program Specialist, CEO is gained through having responsibility for a major program providing operating departments with professional services in the administration of specialized Countywide programs.

***In the County of Los Angeles, experience at the level of Principal Analyst, CEO is gained through assisting the CEO to manage the County's administrative and financial affairs, under the general direction of a CEO manager.

Out-of-class work experience will not be accepted for this examination .

Additional Information

Our Assessment Process

This examination will consist of two (2) parts:

Part I: An evaluation of your training and experience (T&E) weighted 40% of your total score measuring:
  • Knowledge of Job Classification Principles, Best Practices, and Methods
  • Knowledge of Plans, Policies, Procedures, and Regulations Related to Classification and/or Compensation
  • Managing Performance and Delegating
  • Leadership
  • Organizational & Process Improvement Skills
  • Negotiating
  • Analysis, Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Political and Organizational Savviness

Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part I - Training and Experience Evaluation in order to proceed to Part II - Structured Interview.

Part II: A structured interview weighted 60% of your total score assessing knowledge and experience; problem solving and decision making; interpersonal effectiveness; work habits and attitudes; leadership and management; and oral communication.

Candidates must meet the selection requirements, receive a passing score of 70% or higher on Part II, and receive a combined passing score of 70% or higher on Part I and Part II in order to be placed on the eligible register. Candidates receiving a passing score will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of 6 months following the date of promulgation.

Applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

Transfer of Scores:

Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for other exams within the last 12 months, will have

their test responses automatically transferred to this examination.

This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and may not be allowed to re take any identical test parts for at least 12 months.

NOTE: 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 and to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.

Applicants can 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 and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online only. We will begin receiving applications on December 7, 2020 at 8 a.m. (PT). All applications must be received before 5:00 p.m. (PT) on the last date of filing. 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 [time & date] 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, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address.

Please make sure you put in the time and effort when filling out your application and supplemental questions completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the 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 verificationat 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.


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 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.

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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.

Department Contact Name: Anna Oganesyan
Department Contact Phone: (213) 639-6798
Department Contact Email:

Exam Number: M08458-R

Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099
Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077
California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922

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 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.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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