Position/Program Information FIRST DAY OF FILING
June 8, 2023 at 8:00 A.M. (PT) THE FILING PERIOD MAY BE SUSPENDED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THIS EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED OUTSIDE OF THE OFFICIAL APPLICATION FILING PERIOD, NO EXCEPTIONS. EXAM NUMBER
J6613L TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY DEFINITION
Supervises and participates in the work of a small group of employees repairing and maintaining various types of equipment and tools; or in a non-supervisory capacity, performs such work where the independence of action necessary and the difficulty of the operations exceed that normally expected of the Equipment Maintenance Worker class. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS
Positions allocable to this class typically report to an Equipment Maintenance Supervisor or higher-level supervisor and have responsibility for independently performing the more difficult assignments in repairing, adjusting and maintaining assigned equipment ensuring production and quality of the equipment, or for providing technical supervision and participating in the work of a small group or crew engaged in maintaining and repairing various types of equipment and tools. Senior Equipment Maintenance Worker positions engage in the maintenance and repair of equipment used in recreational activities, park maintenance, hospitals and facilities, fueling facilities, and a variety of other areas or activities. Positions in this class utilize hand and trade type tools in the performance of work related duties.
Essential Job Functions
Supervises and performs maintenance and repair of equipment and tools used in:
Hospitals and institutions: autoclaves, laboratory equipment, orthopedic devices, operating tables, oxygen regulators, respirators; beds and rolling equipment; kitchen equipment such as ice machines, slicers, mixers and choppers; water distribution and sewage disposal equipment; low pressure boilers, heating and ventilating systems, pumps, etc.
Calibrates of fuel quantity gauges to measure fuel delivery.
Sets readings on computerized fuel monitoring systems such as Veeder Root and Auto Stik.
Requisitions materials and supplies.
Operates powered wood and metal working equipment.
Fabricates special equipment and tools and may participate in their design.
Keeps records and makes reports on repairs, repair orders, and other work related information.
Exercises utmost care in the performance of duties, and uses and/or oversees subordinates' proper use of safety equipment, protective devices, and special clothing which have been provided for use while performing work assignments.
Performs minor welding and blacksmith work, as required.
Supervises and participates in minor building maintenance and repair including plumbing, electrical, carpentry or other work in the building trades, as required.
Has immediate responsibility in a non-supervisory capacity for the maintenance and repair of a variety of complex and specialized equipment, as required.
Drives automotive equipment in the performance of duties.
Oils and greases equipment in absence of helper, as required.
Operates equipment during relief periods, as required.
Performs product examination and analysis of equipment malfunctions or mechanical failure due to various causes, as required.
Occasionally works in confined spaces, or in an environment with hazardous materials, as required.
Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Three years of experience in the maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment and tools.*
*Examples of types of equipment and tools: autoclaves, laboratory equipment, orthopedic devices, operating tables, oxygen regulators, respirators; beds and rolling equipment; kitchen equipment such as ice machines, slicers, mixers and choppers; water distribution and sewage disposal equipment; low pressure boilers, heating and ventilating systems, pumps, etc. LICENSE
A valid California Class C Driver License is needed to carry out job-related essential functions. Candidates offered these positions would be required to show proof of a driver license prior to appointment.
Out-of-state applicants must have a valid license from the state in which they reside at the time of filing. Out-of-state applicants will be required to obtain a California Class C Driver License prior to appointment.
Successful applicants for this position will be required to obtain a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. A copy of your driving record must be presented at the time of your appointment. License must not be suspended, restricted or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS THREE (3) OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE PAST YEAR WILL NOT BE APPOINTED. PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class III - Moderate: This class requires that the incumbent stand or walk most of the time with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.
Physical Class IV - Arduous: This class involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working above ground on irregular surfaces. It includes those positions that occasionally demand extraordinary physical activity such as those in Safety positions. OTHER REQUIREMENTS
Some assignments in this class require the use of respirators such as when working in confined spaces or in an environment with hazardous materials. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The questionnaire contains a pre-investigative questionnaire which will be utilized as part of the background investigation process to ensure applicants meet the standards set forth by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail the pre-investigative questionnaire will be disqualified and will have to wait twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification in order to reapply. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
Credit will be given to applicants, who possess DESIRABLE
qualifications and indicate so on their employment application at the time of filing .
Experience with brazing and welding.
Experience repairing and/or maintaining hydraulic gates.
Experience repairing and/or maintaining walk-in freezers.
Certificate in proprietary/brand name equipment repair/maintenance.**
(Appliance repair certification, such as ovens) **
In order to receive credit for the certificate, you must include a legible copy of the certificate, or official letter, and official transcripts from the accredited institution which shows the area of specialization and required course work with your application at the time of filing, or within 15 calendar days from the date of the application filing.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT
This examination will consist of two (2) parts. PART I
An evaluation of training and experience based on application information and desirable qualifications weighted 30%. PART II
An oral interview covering training, experience, and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 70%. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER. TRANSFER SCORES
Applicants that have taken any identical test with the Sheriff's Department within the last twelve (12) months will have their test scores automatically transferred to this examination.
This examination may be used in the future for new examinations with the Sheriff's Department. Scores will be transferred to the new examination. Candidates may not be allowed to re-take any identical test for at least twelve (12) months. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an "as-received"
basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING FINGERPRINT SEARCH.
Examples of disqualifying factors include: Any felony convictions; job related misdemeanor convictions; certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (3 moving violations in one year; failure to appear; at fault accidents suspended license; driving under the influence); poor credit history; poor employment history; substance abuse; anyone on criminal probation. ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) 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. VACANCY INFORMATION
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Administrative Services Division, Facilities Services Bureau. AVAILABLE SHIFT
Any Shift APPOINTEES MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING EVENINGS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY - APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. TO ENSURE THAT YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY SUBMITTED, YOU MUST HAVE RECEIVED A CONFIRMATION EMAIL AS VERIFICATION.
All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment application and supplemental questionnaire ONLINE
only. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes and supporting documents may be uploaded as attachments to the online application.
Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. All information is subject to verification and applications 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 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
and you have completely filled out your application.
Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply"
button at the top right of this post. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Your application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted electronically before 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED OUTSIDE OF THE OFFICIAL APPLICATION FILING PERIOD, NO EXCEPTIONS.
Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5:00 P.M. (PT) 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 www.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. IMPORTANT NOTES:
CORRESPONDENCE AND UPDATES WILL BE SENT VIA E-MAIL
- 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 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.
- All notices including invitation letters, result letters and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add firstname.lastname@example.org as well as email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Please note, if you opt out of receiving emails, you can visit governmentjobs.com, log in to your profile and check your inbox. The inbox retains a copy of all emails sent, for your records.
Candidates who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission. If you are unable to attach required documents, you may fax the documents to (323) 415-2580 or email any outstanding required documents to SheriffExamsUnit@lasd.org at the time of filing, or within fifteen(15) calendar days from the date of application filing. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in application rejection.
Please include your Name, the Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the faxed documents.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
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 or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record. California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922ADA Coordinator Phone:
(213) 229-1621Teletype Phone: (213) 626-0251Department Contact Name:
Professional Examinations UnitDepartment Contact Phone: (323) 526-5611Department Contact Email: email@example.com
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