• City of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jul 10, 2022
Public Health

Job Description

job description

Practice Occupational Medicine In Sunny Southern California!

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has an opening for a qualified Occupational Medicine Physician. Join the Occupational Health Services (OHS) team and provide care for employees at the largest utility company in the nation. At LADWP, you’ll find professional satisfaction in treating a diverse workforce, while enjoying generous benefits.

  • Annual salary range $183,096.72 - $204,081.12
  • Excellent work-life balance
    • No “on-call”, nights, weekends, or holidays
    • “9/80” work schedule
    • Generous vacation, sick leave, and paid time off allowances
  • Outstanding retirement benefits
    • Pension plan
    • 457B Deferred Compensation Plan
    • Additional Annuity
  • CME expenses covered
  • Mandatory licensing and certification fees covered
  • Health, dental, vision insurance options
  • Healthcare FSA, dependent care FSA, pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Disability, life, and death benefits
  • Medical malpractice covered
  • Experienced and collegial staff

  • M.D. or D.O. Degree
  • Board Certification in Occupational Medicine or Board eligibility in Occupational Medicine with a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience preferably in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Occupational Medicine
  • License to practice medicine in the State of California
  • Current DEA certification
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) medical examiner certification preferred upon hire
  • Certification as a Medical Review Officer (MRO) for the federal DOT testing program preferred upon hire
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • Knowledge of California Workers’ Compensation, OSHA regulations, workplace health and safety concepts
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and collaboration skills

How to apply

This is an exempt, at-will position. The individual appointed to this position will not accrue any civil service tenure, contractual employment rights, or due process rights. The incumbent may be removed without any finding of cause by the hiring authority.
Please send your CV and statement of interest to Annie Dover at

exempt employment

If employment is said to be exempt, it is meant that the employment is exempted from the civil service provisions of the City Charter. In order to receive a regular civil service appointment, employees must have successfully participated in a civil service examination, received a high enough score on the examination to be placed on and receive an appointment from an eligible list, and they must serve a probationary period. Exempt employees do not compete in a civil service examination, they are not placed on an eligible list and receive an appointment from that list, nor do they serve a probationary period. As a result, exempt employees do not have what is referred to as a “property interest” in their job. Exempt employees serve at the will of the appointing authority and can be terminated at any time without cause. Employees with a property interest in their job, i.e. civil service employees, cannot be deprived of their employment(discharged or suspended) without due process.

General Information About Exempt Employment

Exempt employees serve at the will of the appointing authority, and as such, they may be discharged, suspended or otherwise disciplined without cause. Exempt employees have no property interest in their employment, and any procedural benefit or other prerogative extended to them by their appointing authority is not intended to create and does not create any such property interest. No officer or employee of the City may make to any other officer or employee any representation of a property interest in employment which does not correspond to Charter provisions unless the City Council, by ordinance, permits such representation. No unauthorized representation can serve as the basis of an employee's reliance on, or expectation of, a property interest.

Employees Seeking To Become Civil Service Employees

There is no protective leave for an exempt employee appointed to a civil service position. Upon receiving a civil service appointment and passing probation, the former exempt employee will be subject to the Civil Service provisions described in Article X of the City Charter. Upon appointment, the civil service employee will begin to accrue displacement and layoff seniority on the first day of his/her civil service appointment and may file for promotional examinations for which s/he qualifies. A full or half-time exempt employee appointed to a full or half-time civil service position continues to: contribute to the Retirement System; accrue vacation time; accrue sick time; receive anniversary date salary increases; and, receive health and dental benefits identical to those received in the civil service position.

For candidates seeking initial City employment, in accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, information regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements as conditions of employment may be found at: .

Closing Date/Time: 11/22/22

Job Address

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