Position/Program Information FILING DATES:
SEPTEMBER 6, 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:
J1652D REPOSTING INFORMATION: THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS BEING REPOSTED TO CHANGE THE APPLICATION FILING PERIOD FROM A STANDARD TO AN OPEN CONTINUOUS, UPDATE THE SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION, ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION, AND APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION. TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE WILL BE ACCEPTED. DEFINITION
Conducts highly complex professional audits of law enforcement operations which includes investigations, programs, procedures, records, and other related areas, and prepares comprehensive reports on audit findings. CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS
Positions allocable to this class are located in the Sheriff Department and are responsible for managing and conducting highly complex performance audits relating to law enforcement operations. This classification acts as a project manager and is distinguished by its role in providing technical guidance to assigned investigative teams comprised of sworn personnel. Positions are responsible for providing independent and objective reviews and assessments of the organization's law enforcement investigative operations, practices, policies and procedures, focusing on high-risk areas and its compliance to policies and procedures; determining whether internal controls are adequate to address inherent risks within administrative and operational processes to comply with applicable laws, policies, procedures, and professional standards.
Incumbents must have extensive knowledge of performance audit standards, including Generally Accepted Auditing Standards and have familiarity with public sector benchmarking and performance measurement concepts.
Essential Job Functions
Evaluates risks within assigned audit areas and recommends revisions and/or expansions to audit programs.
Plans, administers, and conducts audit field work for assigned projects, ensuring the audit objectives are accomplished according to the established audit work plan.
Develops audit work plans that include preliminary surveys, risk assessments, approach and methodology for gathering and testing work product. Derives statistical samples from populations to adequately represent findings and recommendations of results.
Identifies areas with deficiencies in internal controls, conflicting policies, and best practices.
Plans, conducts, and reports results of performance audits according to recognized Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
Conducts comprehensive audits and develops objectives to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and/or compliance of the Sheriff Department's programs, operations, and records for adherence to applicable laws, regulations and policy and procedures.
Ensures each audit considers the Department's strategic and performance goals and objectives, mission, creed, and core values.
Works with sworn personnel to collect, analyze, and interpret data to measure performance while safeguarding confidential data and information obtained during the audit process.
Interviews department personnel and gathers evidence to support and ensure audit results are appropriate and sufficient.
Recommends improvements for compliance to increase the overall effectiveness of department procedures, as well as administrative and operational processes.
Prepares and submits detailed, complete, objective, and timely reports of audit results for management and executive review.
Presents audit results to department executive staff and the Office of Inspector General.
Drives to various locations throughout Los Angeles County to perform field work.
Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor's degree* from an accredited college or university AND
either: OPTION I:
Two years of auditing experience in law enforcement operations conducting performance, compliance, operations, or program audits in accordance with professional auditing standards in a law enforcement agency. OPTION II:
Three years of professional auditing experience, with a high degree of independence and knowledge, in a governmental agency conducting complex management, performance, financial, and compliance audits according to professional auditing standards. 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
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. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
In order to receive credit for the required degree, you MUST
include a legible copy of the official degree, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution with which shows the area of specialization 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 NOTE THAT APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF FILING TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS EXAMINATION. Transcripts downloaded from the internet are not deemed to be official transcripts and will NOT be accepted.SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
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.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT
This examination will consist of two (2) parts: PART I
A computerized written test covering knowledge of Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) and reading comprehension weighted 40%. ONLY CANDIDATES WHO ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE ON PART I WILL PROCEED TO PART II. THE WRITTEN TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. PART II
A Written Response Interview (WRI) covering training, experience, and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 60%. CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.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 processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN 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 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 prescription.
Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge.
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Office of Constitutional Policing /Headquarters . AVAILABLE SHIFT: DayAPPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
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 may 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 posting. 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 email@example.com as well as firstname.lastname@example.org , and email@example.com 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 into 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
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