TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity EXAM NUMBER:
M0829A-R FILING DATES
Application will be accepted starting October 26, 2022, AT 8:00 A.M (PT)
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service
are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. 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.
We are seeking qualified candidates to fill the Senior Analyst, CEO - Legislative Affairs position with the Chief Executive Office's Office.
The position has the responsibility of providing professional staff support to the CEO in the planning, coordinating, directing, and controlling of specialized County functions such as the County budget, finance, operations, capital projects, legislative analysis, organization and management studies, employee relations, compensation policy, risk management, marketing, asset management, and unincorporated area services functions. Check Out Our Outstanding Benefits!Click here
to see a list of employee benefits.
Essential Job Functions
Leads the pursuit of County-sponsored legislation at the Federal and/or State level.
Collaborates in the selection and pursuit of co-sponsored legislation at the Federal and/or State level.
Reviews State and/or Federal legislation and budget proposals by working directly with County departments to analyze the fiscal, programmatic, and service impact to the County.
Develops a list of the County's legislative priorities and policies by collaborating with County departments and other internal stakeholders (e.g. Board of Supervisors, Commissions, Departmental Divisions).
Updates the County's Federal and State Legislative Agendas by working with County departments to review existing agendas and to submit recommendations for changes to existing, new, and/or deletion of obsolete policies.
Analyzes proposals by policy area in the Federal and State budgets by reviewing, evaluating, and reporting on all the items contained in each of the budgets by policy area (e.g. social services, health/mental health, public safety).
Acts as legislative advocates for the County by assisting in developing, managing and maintaining strategic partnerships with elected officials, government agencies and other external stakeholders (e.g. State Associations, Community Based Organizations).
Prepares various correspondence related to legislative affairs and internal performance metrics.
Serves as the County's liaison to elected officials, legislative staff and government agencies at the local, State and Federal levels.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Three years of experience at the level of Analyst, CEO* analyzing and recommending solutions to problems in legislation and State and Federal budget proposals which include tracking proposed legislation; determining the impact of proposed legislation on an entity's programs and services; advocating at the State and Federal level for the support of measures that would be enhanced on an entity's program, revenues, operations, and services; and identifying State and Federal legislation and budget proposals which would negatively impact an entity's programs, finance, and operations which the entity would oppose.*Experience at the level of Analyst, CEO in the service of Los Angeles County
is gained working in a central agency or corporate headquarter, providing professional staff support to the head of an organization in the planning, coordination, direction and control of legislative analysis under general supervision.LICENSE:
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:
This class includes positions requiring 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.
Additional Information Our Assessment Process
Once we have determined that you meet the requirements, we will evaluate your fitness for this opportunity using two assessments:PART I:
An online multiple choice and/or simulation assessment(s) weighted at 75% assessing:
- Deductive Reasoning
- Professional Potential
- Coping with Uncertainty
- Working to High-Quality Standards
- Willingness to Learn
- Maintaining Good Working Relationships
- Analyzing Information
- Learning Quickly
- Generating New Ideas
- Using Time Efficiently
- Adapting to Change
Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part I in order to proceed to Part II.MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS AND/OR SIMULATION ASSESSMENT(S) ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.PART II:
A writing assessment weighted at 25% measuring English Structure and Content, Written Expression, and Prioritizing Information.Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and receive a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part in order to be placed on the eligible register.NOTE:
All 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. DO NOT select "off" under Email Preferences within your profile or click "unsubscribe" on our notices if you would like the County of Los Angeles to notify you regarding your application status, test schedules, and other important information pertaining to your candidacy for this position.
Please add email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
, and email@example.com
to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. 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.Transfer of Test Responses
Applicants who have taken identical test questions recently for other exams will have their test responses automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test questions that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test responses may be transferred. Test Preparation
Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.
- 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.
- Additional practice tests are available at https://www.shl.com/shldirect/en/practice-tests/
While these practice materials 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 score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register for a period of six (6) months following the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. Testing Accommodation:
If you require accommodation to fairly compete in any part of the assessment process, let us know by contacting the Testing Accommodations Coordinator atTestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov. You will be required to complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation
form as well as provide 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.Vacancy Information
The resulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies in the Chief Executive Office as they occur. How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online only. We must receive your application before 5:00 p.m. (PT) on the last day 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 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 governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, 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 Selection Requirements to Qualify as listed on this job posting. 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 verification at 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 the appointment. Utilizing verbiage from the Classification 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. IMPORTANT NOTES:
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
- ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION. We may reject your application at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
- FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION .
- Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED .
- Test scores cannot be given over the telephone.
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.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. COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
For applicants who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, you may borrow laptops and Wi-Fi hotspots from some public libraries throughout Los Angeles County to complete job applications. California Relay Services Phone:
(800) 735-2922 ADA Coordinator Email: TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone:
(800) 899-4099Alternate Teletype Phone:
(800) 897-0077Department Contact Name:
Heidi KimDepartment Contact Phone:
(213) 738-2009Department Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 . Anti-Racism, Diversity, and Inclusion (ARDI)
The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices. 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.