SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION
The voluntary Reserve Deputy Sheriff-Entry Level (RDS-Entry Level) position receives monetary compensation of $1.00 annually for the performance of their duties. LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT FIRST DAY OF FILING:
April 3, 2023 8:00 A.M. (PT) EXAM NUMBER: J9308K TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Volunteer
(THIS IS NOT A CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION
) FILING TYPE: Open Continuous
The application filing period will be open continuous but may be suspended AT ANY TIME without prior notice AND the examination may reopen as the needs of the service require. It is recommended that you complete your application using a desktop or laptop to apply with the most up-to-date version of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, or Microsoft Edge.
Note that the system also requires email verification for each new email address, which may result in delays in submitting an application. It is recommended that you create a profile before the application start date. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department - Reserve Forces Detail is encompassed by community members who volunteer their time and energy to fulfill many of the roles which are traditionally handled by full-time, Deputy Sheriffs. Our Reserve Deputy Sheriffs undergo the same hiring standards as full-time Deputies and work alongside them in support of every aspect of the Department operations.
A volunteer organization of individuals who are utilized to supplement the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's law enforcement manpower. Like full-time deputies, reserve deputies are professionally trained and duly sworn law enforcement personnel. In most cases, reserves are assigned to the same duties as full-time deputies. Reserve Deputies are required by law to meet the same hiring, background, medical and psychological standards as full-time deputies. Most reserve deputies are available to work in virtually all aspects of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. After becoming field qualified, a Level 1 reserve deputy can work patrol alone or with a partner and has peace officer status.
Incumbents who successfully complete the Sheriff's Training Academy and are appointed to the Reserve Deputy Sheriff (#9308) classification must possess and maintain a current and valid Proof of Eligibility issued by POST. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES OF A DEPUTY SHERIFF
- Testify in court
- Make a forcible arrest
- Search for and handle evidence/contraband
- Use a firearm
- Drive a County vehicle
Essential Job Functions Reserve Deputy Sheriffs in all assignments are responsible for performing the following duties:
CORRECTIONAL OR COURT FACILITY ASSIGNMENTS:
- Takes action, as deemed appropriate and within the guidelines of the law and departmental policy, in response to any public offense committed to which there is immediate danger to person or property or of the escape of the perpetrator of such offense whether on or off duty.
- Performs law enforcement administrative and operational duties such as writing reports, maintaining logs and other records.
- Maintains current knowledge of policies and procedures resulting from changes in laws or other legal mandates affecting functional area of assignment.
- Takes responsibility for and maintains all equipment, including weapons, ammunition, and other specialized law enforcement equipment; attends required training; and maintains proficiency in all issued equipment.
- Responds to emergent situations such as natural disasters, civil unrest, or other tactical situations to protect lives and prevent criminal acts.
- Appears in court to testify in legal proceedings.
- Performs collateral duties as assigned.
- Performs community-based policing, interacts with community residents, and engages in collaborative problem solving.
PATROL STATION/SPECIALIZED UNIT/OTHER NON-CUSTODIAL ASSIGNMENTS:
- Controls, monitors, and supervises inmate conduct in housing units during meals, bathing, recreational activities, or work assignments according to established policies, regulations, and procedures to prevent escapes, injuries, or violence.
- Interprets and enforces correctional rules and regulations, such as California Code of Regulations , Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities, Title XV.
- Searches inmates, including performing clothed and unclothed body searches, and inspects housing units for contraband such as weapons or drugs to maintain the security and safety of inmates.
- Monitors movement and maintains security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates within a correctional or court facility.
- Transports inmates to hospitals as needed for medical treatment and provides security as needed.
- Maintains visual surveillance of inmates and facilities according to departmental policy and established schedule through direct observation and the use of video equipment.
- Responds to inmate disturbances or emergencies and takes action to control the situation in accordance with legal guidelines, training, and established departmental policies and procedures.
- Conducts, records, and reports inmate count during shift to ensure all inmates are present and that accurate documentation is maintained.
- Responds to incidents of suspected criminal activity within a facility such as physical assaults; conducts preliminary investigations; gathers and maintains the chain of evidence; writes reports; and makes arrests as necessary.
- Provides jail orientation and responds to questions, concerns, and requests from inmates.
- Oversees and monitors access to attorney rooms, visiting areas, and other controlled locations.
- Serves as a Superior Court bailiff by assisting the court in maintaining order and by providing security for inmates in custody and for jurors.
- Serves all writs, notices or other processes issued by superior courts in the manner prescribed by law.
- Transports sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates to and from courts, correctional facilities, or other locations.
MAY BE ASSIGNED TO PERFORM SPECIALIZED DUTIES IN ASSIGNMENTS SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING:
- Patrols designated area in a patrol car to enforce laws and prevent or suppress crime; responds to reports of suspected criminal activity or disturbance such as physical assault, rape, homicide or burglary; makes preliminary investigations; gathers and maintains the chain of evidence; and makes arrests as warranted.
- Responds to requests for service from the public regarding suspected criminal activities such as those involving juveniles, narcotics, vice, license violations, or nuisance complaints, and initiates the investigation of incidents.
- Responds to locations of traffic accidents to assist victims; takes control to maintain traffic flow; obtains evidence and interviews suspects, witnesses, and victims; documents findings in a written report, and issues citations or makes arrests as warranted.
- Transports inmates to or from courts, stations, emergency medical facilities or other correctional facilities.
- Conducts personnel background investigations by interviewing employers, neighbors, personal references, and family members and prepares reports of significant information obtained.
- Guards and maintains the security and safety of sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates by enforcing detention policies and procedures in station jails.
MAY BE ASSIGNED TO PERFORM HIGHLY SPECIALIZED DUTIES IN ASSIGNMENTS SUCH AS THE FOLLOWING:
- Exercises technical supervision over other line personnel, including but not limited to patrol, custody, detective, court services, and technical services.
- Plans and conducts law enforcement courses and seminars including classroom instruction and practical demonstration; tests and evaluates participants' knowledge and performance.
- Exercises technical supervision over field training activities in various patrol procedures and techniques such as report writing, vehicle pullover and approach, traffic control, arrest, and search and seizure.
- Coordinates operational activities such as scheduling patrol units and resolving community concerns and incoming calls for service at a Sheriff's patrol station.
- Conducts polygraph investigations of suspects, victims, or witnesses to determine the validity of their statements; conducts polygraph examinations of applicants for Deputy Sheriff.
- Serves as a detective in a specialized investigative unit such as burglary, juvenile gang, child abuse, forgery, commercial crimes, vice, or narcotics, with responsibility for investigating crimes, identifying and apprehending criminals, and assisting in the prosecution of court cases.
- Conducts complex major investigations in such areas as homicide, arson, and fraud, requiring extensive technical knowledge and skill, and the ability to compile, analyze, interpret, and synthesize massive amounts of information.
- Performs duties such as flying a helicopter and making mountain and underwater rescues requiring extensive training, skills, and certification or licensure.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTSAGE
Must be at least 19 ½ years of age at time of application.CITIZENSHIP
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States under federal law. Applicants will be required to submit their documents during the background investigation. EDUCATION
Graduation from a U.S. high school or evidence of equivalent U.S. high school proficiency or higher education. Evidence of equivalent high school proficiency includes having successfully passed the GED, TASC, HiSET, or CHSPE.
In accordance with the provisions of California Government Code Section 1031(e), accredited high schools are those accredited by certifying organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and include accredited public and non-public high schools in the United States and accredited United States Department of Defense high schools.
Successful applicants will be required to submit sealed transcripts and/or other education documents during the background investigation. LICENSE
A valid California class "C" driver license is required to perform job-related essential functions. Must possess a current, non-expired California class "C" driver license or above at the time of application.
Out-of-state a pplicants must have a valid driver license from the state in which they reside at the time of application and will be required to obtain a California class "C" driver license or above by the time of appointment.
Successful applicants will be required to submit a copy of their valid driver license during the background investigation. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. An applicant's driving record within the past 36 months will be evaluated. PHYSICAL CLASS4 - Arduous
Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be in good general physical condition, and free from any medical condition that would interfere with the satisfactory performance of the essential duties of this classification.VISION
(1) Acuity - At least 20/70 in each eye without correction, correctable to 20/30 in each eye.
Successful soft contact lens wearers are not required to meet the uncorrected standard as long as their corrected vision is 20/30 in each eye.
(2) Color perception - Anything other than minor hue impairment is disqualifying. HEARING
There may be no greater than a 25 dB loss in the better ear as averaged over the test frequencies of 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz. There may not be a peak loss at any of the test frequencies greater than:
30 dB at 500 Hz
30 dB at 1000 Hz
40 dB at 2000 Hz
40 dB at 3000 Hz
There may be no greater than a 35 dB loss in the worst ear as averaged over the test frequencies, and no peak loss greater than 45 dB at any of the test frequencies. In the case of a questionable, unusual, or borderline hearing loss, the candidate's record may be reviewed by the Occupational Health Program's Service Consultant for final determination of qualifications.
Additional Information WORK CONDITIONS
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) operates seven days a week, 24-hours a day, and has locations throughout the greater Los Angeles County. Appointees must be willing to:
- work with people of any race or ethnic group.
- work assignments with co-workers of the opposite sex.
- injure and perhaps kill another person in defense of their life or the life of others.
- work assignments where there is risk of being injured in the performance of their duties.
- deal with people who are hostile, irrational, emotionally distraught, or mentally ill.
- deal with volatile or life threatening situations.
- make appropriate split-second decisions in emergent, highly stressful situations.
- work independently and as a partner or team member with a variety of individuals.
The examination will consist of a computer based multiple-choice test weighted 100%, assessing writing clarity, vocabulary, spelling, writing grammar, reading comprehension, deductive and inductive reasoning, and data interpretation. You must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the multiple-choice test to be placed on the eligible register. If you fail the test, you may retake the multiple-choice test once every three (3) months. The multiple-choice test is not reviewable by applicants per Civil Service Rule 7.19. TEST PREPARATION INFORMATION
There are websites available that have practice tests to help in the preparation of this examination. They are only guides and do not guarantee success in the examination. These sample tests are located at the following sites.
The Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources website:https://hr.lacounty.gov/job-search-toolkithttps://apps.hr.lacounty.gov/olt/Test
The Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission website:https://post.ca.gov/portals/0/post_docs/publications/poWrittenPracticeTest.pdfREAPPLY PROCEDURE
If you have participated in the examination process for any one of the LASD's Law Enforcement Job Family (LEJF) positions and did not achieve a qualifying score, you must wait three (3) months after the date of the test to reapply. Reapplying continuously will override the existing information and will cause a delay in the processing of the most recent application. Only the most current application will be considered.RESCHEDULING PROCEDURE
You will be given the opportunity to reschedule the multiple-choice test within a three-month period from the date of your application. MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST SCORE
The RDS-Entry Level multiple-choice test score is valid for twenty-four (24) months. SCORE TRANSFERS
If you meet the selection requirements for this position and achieved a qualifying score within the last 24 months from any of the LASD's LEJF examinations, your multiple-choice test score will be transferred to the LEJF position(s) for which you have applied. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
Applications will be processed on an as received basis and a pplicant s will be placed on the candidate list accordingly. If you are successful, you will be eligible to continue with the hiring process unless you:
- do not pass the Validated Physical Ability Test.
- do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled interview appointment.
- do not pass the structured interview.
- do not appear (DNA) to any scheduled background investigation appointment.
- are disqualified during the background investigation.
- are disqualified from the medical or psychological evaluation.
- withdraw or refuse the position at any time after the multiple-choice test.
All applicants who successfully complete the hiring process may be considered to fill voluntary positions in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.ELECTRONIC CORRESPONDENCE
All correspondence will be sent to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add the following email addresses to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail:
You have the ability to 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 governmentjobs.com 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 notifications to be a valid reason for a late test administration or re-scheduling. SPECIAL INFORMATION ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED
The LASD has a "zero tolerance
" policy for its employees for the following:
- use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription.
- use of marijuana with or without a prescription.
Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge. DISQUALIFICATION
The background questions in the Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) are utilized to ensure you meet the standards of the LASD. If you fail any background question(s) you may be disqualified from all LEJF examinations for which you have applied and will have to wait a minimum of twelve (12) months from the date of disqualification to reapply.LASD HIRING PROCESS
1. Application (including SQ)
2. Multiple-Choice Test
3. Validated Physical Ability Test (VPAT)
4. Structured Interview
5. Background Investigation
6. Psychological and Medical Evaluations
If during the hiring process, the LASD determines that one or more components have expired prior to hire, you will be required to complete the expired component(s) again.
Reserve Deputy Sheriffs interested in becoming Deputy Sheriffs will be required to apply and meet the selection requirements for the Deputy Sheriff Trainee position. VALIDATED PHYSICAL ABILITY TEST
If you pass the multiple-choice test, you will proceed to the VPAT.
The VPAT evaluates your baseline physical fitness level, relative to the physical demands of the Sheriff's Academy and is comprised of four tests: push-ups, 75-yard run, sit-ups, and 20 meter shuttle run test. You must pass the VPAT to start the background investigation.
You will have three (3) opportunities to pass the VPAT within a six (6) month period from the date of your initial scheduled VPAT appointment.
If you do not pass the VPAT within the six (6) months, then you must wait three (3) months from the date of the last VPAT failure to reapply for this position.
You are strongly encouraged to work out and be in good physical condition. After passing the VPAT, you should continue to work out to meet the physical demands of the academy. The LASD Pre-Academy Workouts
for candidates in the hiring process.STRUCTURED INTERVIEW (SI)
If you pass the VPAT, then you will participate in a P.O.S.T. mandated structured interview (SI). The SI evaluates your experience, problem solving, interest/motivation, interpersonal skills, community involvement/awareness, and communication skills. If you do not pass the SI, you must wait three (3) months to reapply.PRE-INVESTIGATIVE QUESTIONNAIRE
You will be required to complete a Pre-Investigative Questionnaire that will consist of questions regarding narcotics use, theft, arrest history, domestic violence, and driving history. Examples of disqualifying factors include but are not limited to: Failure to appear to scheduled appointments, felony convictions, job related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns, suspended license, driving under the influence, poor credit or employment history, substance abuse, and active criminal probation. PERSONAL HISTORY STATEMENT (PHS)
You will receive emails from the Department's electronic case management system, E-Hire, with instructions on how to complete the required Personal History Statement (PHS) and submit specific documents (i.e., driver license, social security card, birth/marriage certificate(s) etc.). It is your responsibility to bring both original documents and copies to your background intake appointment. LASD representatives will verify the copies against the original documents and return all original documents. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION
A thorough background investigation will be conducted which includes, but is not limited to; discrepancy interviews, a Live Scan (fingerprint search), polygraph examination, law enforcement agency checks, and residence/employment checks. If you complete the background investigation you may be selected for the position and will be extended a conditional offer of employment prior to the psychological and medical evaluations .
- If you are disqualified from the background investigation you may be ineligible to reapply for any LASD position(s) for a minimum of twelve (12) months.
The psychological evaluation consists of a four (4) hour test. Once you have completed the test, you will meet with a psychologist.
- If you do not pass the psychological evaluation, you will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months.
The medical evaluation assesses physical ability, ensuring capability to participate in the demanding duties of the position.
- If you do not pass the medical evaluation, you will be ineligible to reapply for the position for a minimum of twelve (12) months.
The Sheriff's Academy is a training program and is approved by the California Department of Corrections and the California Commission on P.O.S.T. Classes are conducted two evenings a week and some weekends and holidays. The Academy days may be conducted in shifts. Recruits generally spend additional time outside of class preparing for class and studying for exams. Recruits in the Sheriff's Academy will participate in classroom and scenario-based training, which will include: the interpretation and application of laws, report writing, radio operations, first aid and CPR, defensive tactics, handcuffing and searching techniques, use of the baton, the safe handling, care, and use of firearms, emergency vehicle operations, and Department regulations and laws regarding the use of force and firearms. Throughout the academy program, recruits will also participate in regular physical training. Knowledge, skill and task competence will be assessed. Academy success will be determined through multiple-choice and true/false tests, role playing exercises and performance, physical ability, and work sample tests.APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
You are required to submit an online County of Los Angeles Sheriff's Department employment application. All information, including the selection requirements (i.e., age, citizenship, education, and license) is subject to verification and your application may be rejected at any time during the selection process. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the selection requirements. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE
To apply for this examination, click on the "Apply" button located on the top right corner of the screen. Applications must be submitted electronically by 5:00 pm (PT), on the last day of the application filing period. You will be asked to provide required documents during the background investigation.
To ensure you have the best experience possible, it is recommended that they use a desktop or laptop to apply using the most up-to-date version of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge.COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES
Applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County if you do not have regular access to a computer or the internet. Information about library reopening's may be found at Library Reopening - LA County Library
.NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD
You must file your application online using your own user ID and password. Using a family member's or a friend's user ID and password may erase your original application record and may result in a rejection of your application. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
You must include your social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number. ADA Coordinator Phone:
(323) 981-5800Teletype Phone:
(213) 626-0251California Relay Services Phone:
(800) 735-2922Department Contact Name:
Sworn Examinations UnitDepartment Contact Phone:
(323) 981-5800Department Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES Employment Information
Any language contained in the job posting supersedes any language contained below. Your Responsibilities:
1. Completing Your Application :
a. Before submission of the application, it is your responsibility to ensure that all information provided is correct and complete on the application. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted.
b. List each payroll title separately for each job. Do not group your experience. Specify the beginning and ending dates for each job. If you are a Los Angeles County employee and have held multiple positions, do NOT list all of your time with the County under your present payroll title.
c. Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
d. To receive credit, include required documents (e.g., copy of your diploma, transcript, certificate, or license) as directed on the job posting. International degrees in a foreign language must be translated to English and evaluated for equivalency to U.S. standards. Refer to the job posting for specific deadlines for supporting documentation.
2. Requirements on Job Posting :
a. Your application will only be accepted if it clearly shows you meet the requirements. The information you give will determine your eligibility and is subject to verification at any time.
b. You must be at least 16 years of age at the time of appointment unless other age limits are stated on the job posting. The Federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967, as amended, prohibits discrimination on the basis of age for any individual over age 40.
c. Experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40- hour week, unless specified otherwise. Prorated part-time experience may be acceptable.
3. Application Deadline : All job applications must be completed and submitted before the closing time on the last day of the filing period as indicated on the job posting unless other instructions are provided. Job postings with an open continuous filing period are subject to closure without prior notice. It is to your advantage to file your application early and not wait until the last allowable date and time as you will not be able to apply once the filing period has closed.
4. Change of Name or Address : To change personal information such as your name or address, log into your profile on www.governmentjobs.com
and make the necessary change. This can be done at any time.
5. Equal Employment Opportunity/Non-Discrimination Policy :
a. It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation or disability. b. If you are an individual requesting reasonable accommodation(s) in the examination process, please contact the testing accommodation coordinator listed on the job posting. The provision of accommodation may be subject to verification as allowable with State and Federal law. All accommodation-related information will remain confidential. Disclaimer
: The County of Los Angeles is not responsible or in any way liable for any computer hardware or software malfunction which may affect the employment application or the application selection process.
You assume all responsibility and risk for the use of this system and the Internet generally. This system and the information provided on it are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. No advice or information given by the County of Los Angeles or its respective employees shall modify the foregoing or create any warranty.
The County of Los Angeles expressly disclaims any warranty that the information on this system or on the Internet generally will be uninterruptible or error free or that any information, software or other material accessible from the system is free of viruses or other harmful components. You shall have no recourse against the County of Los Angeles as the system provider for any alleged or actual infringement of any proprietary rights a user may have in anything posted or retrieved on our system.
The County of Los Angeles shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this system or with the delay or inability to use it (or any linked sites), or for any information obtained through this system, or otherwise arising out of the use of this system, the Internet generally or on any other basis.
NOTE: Your application is submitted using Secure Encryption to ensure the privacy of all information you transmit over the Internet.
By accepting the Use Disclaimer set forth here, you agree to all of the above terms and further agree to use this Online Job Employment Application System only for the submission of bona fide employment applications to the County of Los Angeles. Any other use of this Online Job Employment Application System, including without limitation any copying, downloading, translating, decompiling, or reverse engineering of the system, data, or related software, shall be a violation of the Use Disclaimer. Test Preparation
: Study Guides and other resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive system for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at https://hr.lacounty.gov
/. Additional resources may be listed on the job posting. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES Employment Information Any language contained in the job posting supersedes any language contained below. Veteran's Credit
: In all open competitive examinations, a veteran's credit of 10 percent of the total credits specified for such examinations will be added to the final passing grade of an honorably discharged veteran who served in the Armed Forces of the United States under any of the following conditions: During a declared war; -or- During the period April 28, 1952 through July 1, 1955; -or- For more than 180 consecutive days, other than for training, any part of which occurred after January 31, 1955, and before October 15, 1976; -or- During the Gulf War from August 2, 1990 through January 2, 1992; -or- For more than 180 consecutive days, other than for training, any part of which occurred during the period beginning September 11, 2001, and ending on August 31, 2010 the last day of Operation Iraqi Freedom; -or- In a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal or expeditionary medal has been authorized and awarded. Any Armed Forces Expeditionary medal or campaign badge, including El Salvador, Lebanon, Grenada, Panama, Southwest Asia, Somalia, and Haiti qualifies for credit.
A campaign medal holder or Gulf War veteran who originally enlisted after September 7, 1980 (or began active duty on or after October 14, 1982, and has not previously completed 24 months of continuous active duty) must have served continuously for 24 months or the full period called or ordered to active duty.
This also applies to the spouse of such person who, while engaged in such service was wounded, disabled or crippled and thereby permanently prevented from engaging in any remunerative occupation, and also to the widow or widower of any such person who died or was killed while in such service. A DD214, Certificate of Discharge or Separation from Active Duty, or other official documents issued by the branch of service are required as verification of eligibility for Veterans preference. Applicants must submit the documentation for each open competitive exam to qualify for veteran's credit. More information available at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/vet-guide-for-hr-professionals/ Accreditation Information
: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). More information available at: http://file.lacounty.gov/SDSInter/dhr/070812_PPG123.pdf
and http://file.lacounty.gov/SDSInter/dhr/205105_PPG_123_AC E_Resource_Guide.pdf Background Check
: 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. Career Planning
: Resources to help current and prospective employees plan a career with Los Angeles County are available. To explore career paths to and from nearly all job titles, please visit our interactive Career PathFinder application at https://career-pathfinder.hr.lacounty.gov/#/
. Benefit Information
: Depending on the position, the successful candidate will enroll in a contributory defined benefit pension plan if the candidate is a "new member" of the County's defined benefit plan (LACERA) on or after January 1, 2013 (first employed by the County on or after December 1, 2012) - unless she or he established reciprocity with another public retirement system in which she or he was a member before January 1, 2013. It should be noted that County employees do not pay into Social Security, but do pay the Medical Hospital Insurance Tax portion of Social Security at a rate of 1.45%. The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) has reciprocal agreements with several public retirement systems in California. Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
: All positions are open to qualified men and women. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons with disabilities who believe they need reasonable accommodation, or help in order to apply for a position, may contact the ADA/Personnel Services for Disabled Persons Coordinator. Hearing impaired applicants with telephone teletype equipment may leave messages by calling the teletype phone number on the job posting. The County will attempt to meet reasonable accommodation requests whenever possible. Equal Employment Opportunity
: It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law. All positions are open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. The County will comply with all of its obligations under State and Federal laws regarding the provision of reasonable accommodations to applicants. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES Employment Information Any language contained in the job posting supersedes any language contained below. Los Angeles County Child Support Compliance Program
: In an effort to improve compliance with courtordered child, family and spousal support obligations, certain employment and identification information (i.e., name, address, Social Security number and date of hire) is regularly reported to the State Directory of New Hires which may assist in locating persons who owe these obligations. Family Code Section 17512 permits under certain circumstances for additional employment and identifying information to be requested. Applicants will not be disqualified from employment based on this information. Social Security Act of 2004
: Section 419 (c) of Public Law 108-203, the Social Security Protection Act of 2004, requires State and local government employers to disclose the effect of the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset Provision to employees hired on or after January 1, 2005, in jobs not covered by Social Security. The County of Los Angeles does not participate in the Social Security System. All newly hired County of Los Angeles employees must sign a statement (Form SSA1945) prior to the start of employment indicating that they are aware of a possible reduction in their future Social Security benefit entitlement. For more information on Social Security and about each provision, you may visit the website www.socialsecurity.gov
, or call toll free 1-800-772- 1213. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the TTY number 1-800-325-0778 or contact a local Social Security office. Employment Eligibility Information
: Final appointment is contingent upon verification of U.S. citizenship or the right to work in the United States. Immigration law provides that all persons hired after November 6, 1986, are required to present original documents to the County, within three (3) business days of hiring, which show satisfactory proof of 1) identity and 2) U.S. employment eligibility. The California Fair Employment and Housing Act
(Part 2.8 commencing with Section 12900 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code) and the Regulations of the Fair Employment and Housing Commission (California Code of Regulations, Title 2, Division 4, Sections 7285.0 through 8504) prohibits employment discrimination based on race or color; religion; national origin or ancestry, physical disability; mental disability or medical condition; marital status; sex or sexual orientation; age, with respect to persons over the age of 40; and pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. COVID-19 VACCINATION
: Some County workforce members may be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Successful candidates for those positions/classifications may 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.
Updated April 2023
Closing Date/Time: Continuous