Los Angeles County Public Works is one of 37 County departments and agencies working collaboratively across public, private, and nonprofit sectors to measurably improve the quality of life for the people and communities of Los Angeles County.
With a Vision to become the most trusted public agency in the region, Public Works is defined by its responsiveness to the public, commitment to provide excellent customer service, and drive to build great community relations. The Public Works workforce takes pride in being public servants providing essential and critical services for all residents and businesses in Los Angeles County.
Public Works' diverse operations are defined within five core service areas: Construction Management, Environmental Services, Municipal Services, Transportation, and Water Resources. Its annual budget of $3.7 billion is funded by restricted revenues, such as gas excise and sales tax, benefit assessment, water and sewer sales, user fees, and contract cities revenues. The agency also manages critical flood risk management infrastructure, including over 200 active capital projects with a total construction value of over $847 million. Public Works is strategically focused on supporting economic development through business-friendly contracting opportunities that will better serve the County's small businesses and local worker hiring objectives.
Be a part of something great!
We are Los Angeles County Public Works, the largest municipal Public Works agency in the nation. With more than 4,000 employees, Public Works offers over 500 different types of career opportunities that promote professional and personal growth as well as a rewarding and exciting work environment.
Don't miss an opportunity to join our team! APPLICATION FILING PERIOD:
We will begin accepting applications on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) - until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER:
C1041G This announcement is being reposted to update withhold information and supplemental questionnaire. Management Appraisal and Performance Plan Range (S14):
This position is subject to the provisions of the Management Appraisal of Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP guidelines and regulations.
Essential Job Functions
This position is responsible for all aspects of financial management, including accounting, budgeting, auditing, and fund management, for the Department of Public Works.
- Implement leadership principles to plan, execute, and achieve the mission of the department.
- Execute the Business and Functional Operational Plans by managing complex financial operations for the department.
- Lead effectively by identifying strategies, competencies needed, and tactics for the implementation of safeguarding department assets, accurately reporting financial conditions including project revenues and expenditures and managing budgetary controls that are aligned with the Department's strategic plan.
- Collaborate with Deputy Directors, other divisions, and staff members to provide financial solutions to accomplish operational objectives.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS
Graduation from an accredited* college with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a closely related field including at least 21 semester or 32 quarter units of accounting, and five years progressively responsible** administrative experience analyzing and resolving problems related to budget, accounting, accounting systems and procedures, and other aspects of fiscal administration, one year of which must have been in a governmental agency managing a budget, fiscal, or other finance-related function.
Additional years of the experience required, may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis. PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class II - Light: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved. 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. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*Applicants MUST submit a legible copy of their college or university transcripts, which includes the date of graduation with your application or within 30 calendar days from filing. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; however, official transcripts will be required at the time of appointment. Applications submitted without the required diploma or transcripts will be rejected as incomplete.
Applications from persons with degrees from foreign universities will be accepted ONLY if 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 Association of International Credential Evaluation, Inc.
If you are unable to attach the required documents, you must email them to BLai@dpw.lacounty.gov within 30 calendar days from application filing. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on the documents. Withhold Information:
Candidates who do not provide transcripts will be withheld from the eligible list. You will have 30 calendar days from application filing to provide the required documentation.
**Progressively responsible experience is a significant increase of complexity in the work performed.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT
The exam consists of a Training & Experience evaluation, weighted 100%
, assessing competencies gained in the following areas:
• Experience serving as a financial advisor to Executive management
• Experience directing an organization’s financial operations
• Experience overseeing the annual budget
• Training through financial licensure APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE REQUIREMENTS AND ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.
All notifications including letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org , 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. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.Upon promulgation of the examination, reachable candidates will be invited to participate in a selection interview. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to 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 promulgated to the list of eligible candidates accordingly. SPECIAL INFORMATION
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. VACANCY INFORMATION
The eligible register of successful candidates created for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout Public Works as they occur. APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the REQUIREMENTS
. Provide any relevant education, training, and 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, and description of work performed. 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. IMPORTANT NOTES
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
- FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
- Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/or 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.
Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
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 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.
Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County. CLICK
HERE FOR ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION! CONTACT INFORMATION Department Contact Name: Brenda LaiDepartment Contact Phone:
(626) 458-2141Department Contact Email:
BLai@dpw.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone:
(626) 458-2141Teletype Phone:
(626) 282-7829California Relay Services:
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