Custodian Supervisor 3176 (c) (revised 08-11-2022)

  • City of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 12, 2022
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Custodial and Janitorial
  • Salary: $38,744.00 - $85,524.00 Annually USD

Job Description

DUTIES

ANNUAL SALARY
$40,361 to $59,006
The salary for the Los Angeles World Airports is $45,100 to $65,959.
The salary for the Department of Water and Power is $77,318 to $81,619 and $81,014 to $85,524.

NOTES :
Candidates from the eligible list are normally appointed to vacancies in the lower pay grade positions.For information regarding reciprocity between City of Los Angeles departments and LADWP, go to: http://per.lacity.org/Reciprocity_CityDepts_and_DWP.pdf .Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary range is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer.
A Custodian Supervisor assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of one or more groups of custodial employees engaged in a variety of cleaning and custodial tasks in City buildings, creates memoranda and supervisory paperwork on computers, communicates effectively via verbal, written and electronic formats, applies sound supervisory principles and techniques in building and maintaining an effective work force, and fulfills equal employment opportunity responsibilities.

REQUIREMENT(S)/MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S)
Two years of full-time paid experience as a Senior Custodian with the City of Los Angeles; or Four years of full-time paid custodial experience with the City of Los Angeles at the level of Custodian with two of the four years working as a lead or supervisor of a crew engaged in custodial work; or Four years of full-time paid custodial experience with the City of Los Angeles at the level of Custodian with two of the four years performing administrative work including assigning work and preparing work reports and schedules, maintaining inventory and requesting cleaning supplies and materials, inspecting maintenance of building premises, or relieving supervisor during absences; or Four years of full-time paid custodial experience, which includes: a. One year performing floor care maintenance activities and b. Two years supervising custodial employees.
PROCESS NOTES
Applicants who lack six months or less of the required experience may file for this examination. However, they cannot be appointed until the full experience requirement is met.Applicants filing under Requirement #2 or #4 must list their lead or supervisory experience in the Work Experience section of the application or the application will not be processed.Applicants filing under Requirement #3 must list their administrative work experience in the Work Experience section of the application or the application will not be processed.Some positions may require a valid California driver’s license. Candidates may not be eligible for appointment to these positions if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI).Applicants using City of Los Angeles experience other than the City classes of Custodian, Senior Custodian and Window Cleaner must submit a Verification of Work Experience (VWE) form, with the required signatures. The VWE form must indicate the percentage of time performing the work that is claimed as qualifying experience. The VWE form may be obtained on-line at http://per.lacity.org/exams/vwe-sup.pdf .Applicants required to submit a VWE form may attach the completed form to their on-line application at the time of filing or will have seven (7) calendar days from the on-line submission date to e-mail a copy of their completed VWE form, including the required signatures, to per.appdocs@lacity.org. The subject line of your e-mail must include the exam title, your name, and indicate it is a VWE. In the body of your e-mail, you must also include your first and last name, last four digits of your Social Security Number, and contact phone number. Applicants who fail to submit their signed VWE form within the time required will not be considered further in this examination and their applications will not be processed.Applicants who have completed supervisory courses are especially desired.
WHERE TO APPLY & APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications will only be accepted on-line on the dates listed in the "Application Deadline" of this bulletin. When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the “Apply” icon. On-line job bulletins are also available at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity .

NOTE :
Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
Applications will only be accepted on-line on the dates listed below:

Filing Period 1: From 8:00 am Friday, August 19, 2022 to 11:59 pm, Thursday, September 1, 2022.



Filing Period 2: From 8:00 am Friday, August 25, 2023 to 11:59 pm, Thursday, September 7, 2023.


The examination may close without prior notice at any time after a sufficient number of applications have been received. Filing periods may change without prior notice or additional dates may be added, at a later date. For administrative purposes, filing may close and reopen on the dates noted in “Application Deadline” section of this bulletin.

In accordance with Civil Service Rule 4.2, all applicants who apply may not be tested in this examination. To meet anticipated hiring needs, only a limited number of qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the selection process in the following order: 1) Los Angeles City Promotional applicants who meet the minimum requirements. You must have received a regular appointment to a City position or be on a reserve list to apply for this examination as a promotional candidate; 2) Applicants currently employed by the City of Los Angeles on a part-time or exempt basis who meet the minimum requirements; 3) Remaining applicants who meet the minimum requirements in sufficient numbers to meet hiring needs based on a random sampling of those qualified candidates. Applicants not selected to be tested may re-apply in a subsequent filing period in order to be considered for that period's selection process.

SELECTION PROCESS

Examination Weights:
Multiple-Choice Test . . . . . . . .Qualifying
Essay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Advisory
Interview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100%


The examination for Custodian Supervisor will consist of a qualifying multiple-choice test, an advisory essay, and an interview. The qualifying multiple-choice test will be administered and proctored on-line, and the following competencies may be evaluated: Reading Comprehension; Computer Proficiency, Supervision, Safety Focus, including knowledge of: safety practices related to proper lifting and carrying techniques; fire prevention and control; work site security procedures; safety procedures and potential hazards associated with various types of cleaning materials and/or chemicals; fall protection safety equipment and procedures; Job Knowledge, including the knowledge of: cleaning methods; cleaning materials and/or chemicals; proper use and care of custodial equipment; inventory control methods used for custodial supplies and equipment; and other necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Additional job analysis information can be obtained by going to https://per.lacity.org/jobs/job-analyses.cfm and clicking on Competencies under Custodian Supervisor.

Prior to the qualifying multiple-choice test, candidates will be required to prepare some written material related to the duties and responsibilities of a Custodian Supervisor. This essay material will not be separately scored, but will be presented to the interview board for discussion with the candidate and for consideration in the overall evaluation of the candidate. Those who do not complete the advisory essay will not be invited to the interview and will be considered to have failed the entire examination. To be considered complete, the advisory essay must include a substantive response for each question or problem included in the advisory essay for which a candidate is required to provide an answer. Please note that candidates must complete the advisory essay and meet the minimum qualifications as stated on this bulletin in order to be considered further in the examination process.

The advisory essay will be administered on-line. Candidates invited to participate in the examination will receive an e-mail from the City of Los Angeles outlining the specific steps needed to complete the on-line advisory essay. Candidates who fail to complete the advisory essay as instructed may be disqualified.

For candidates who apply during Filing Period 1, it is anticipated that the on-line advisory essay will be administered between TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2022 and TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2022.

For candidates who apply during Filing Period 2, it is anticipated that the on-line advisory essay will be administered between MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2023 and MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2023.

The qualifying multiple-choice test will be proctored and administered on-line during a single session. Candidates invited to participate in the on-line multiple-choice test will be able to take the test from a remote location (i.e., their home) using a computer with a webcam and a reliable internet connection. Candidates will receive an e-mail from the City of Los Angeles outlining the dates and specific steps on how to take the qualifying multiple-choice test on-line. Candidates who do not complete and submit the remote proctored multiple-choice test on-line using a computer by the specified date and time will not be considered further in this examination.

For candidates who apply during Filing Period 1, it is anticipated that the on-line multiple-choice test will be administered between TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2022 and MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2022.

For candidates who apply during Filing Period 2, it is anticipated that the on-line multiple-choice test will be administered between TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2023 and MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2023.

FAQs for on-line testing are available at https://per.lacity.org/faqs/employment-testing-process.html . Candidates who do not have the required equipment may have the option to take the multiple-choice test onsite at a City facility.

Passing Score for Qualifying Multiple-Choice Test

The passing score for the qualifying multiple-choice test will be determined by Personnel Department staff after the qualifying multiple-choice test is administered. Consideration will be given to the number of candidates taking the test and the existing and anticipated number of vacancies, such that there are a sufficient number of eligibles on the list to satisfy current and future vacancies for the next two years. Therefore, the passing score for the qualifying multiple-choice written test may be set either above or below 70%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score in the qualifying multiple-choice test and meet minimum qualifications in order to be invited to the interview.

The examination score will be based entirely on the interview. In the interview, the following competencies may be evaluated: Judgment and Decision Making; Computer Proficiency; Supervision; Interpersonal Skills; Written Communication; and Safety Focus, including the knowledge of: work site security procedures; safety procedures and potential hazards associated with various types of cleaning materials and/or chemicals; Job Knowledge, including the knowledge of: cleaning methods; cleaning materials and/or chemicals; proper use and care of custodial equipment; building machinery and equipment sufficient to ensure proper cleaning and prompt reporting or repair of maintenance problems; inventory control methods used for custodial supplies and equipment; and other necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Candidates will be notified by e-mail of the date, time, and location of the interview, which may be held in Los Angeles or on-line.

NOTICE :
Test dates may be postponed in order to help protect the safety of our candidates and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Candidates will receive an e-mail from the City of Los Angeles Personnel Department if the anticipated test dates are postponed.

NOTES :
This examination is based on a validation study and as provided by the Civil Service Commission Rule 4.20, the multiple-choice test will not be subject to candidate review.As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. To request a disability accommodation, please complete the Disability Accommodation Form within 14 calendar days of the submittal of the City application. The Disability Accommodation Form can be obtained at http://per.lacity.org/exams/verify_disability.pdf .Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time if it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin.A final average score of 70% in the interview portion of the examination is required to be placed on the eligible list.You must have received a regular appointment to a City position or be on a reserve list to file on a promotional basis.Seniority credit at the rate of 0.25 of a point for each year of continuous City service will be added to the weighted test score of each promotional candidate.The promotional list will ordinarily be used ahead of the open competitive list. However, if open competitive candidates receive a higher score, without military credits, than the highest available promotional candidate, after adding 0.25 of a point seniority credit for each year of continuous classified City service, the Civil Service Commission, upon request of the appointing authority, may approve certification of such open competitive candidates ahead of the promotional candidates.You may take the Custodian Supervisor multiple-choice test only once every 24 months under this bulletin. If you have taken the Custodian Supervisor multiple-choice test during an open filing period in the Personnel Department within the last 24 months under this bulletin, you may not file for this examination at this time.Your rank on the employment list may change as scores of candidates from other administrations of the examination are merged onto one list.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: https://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2021/21-0921_ord_187134_8-24-21.pdf .

Notice :

If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original regular appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position. All City employees are required to be Disaster Service Workers.

THIS EXAMINATION IS TO BE GIVEN BOTH ON AN INTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL AND OPEN COMPETITIVE BASIS

The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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