Position/Program Information TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE - EMERGENCY FILING DATE:
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 8:30 a.m. , Pacific Time (PT)
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER:
The LA County Board of Supervisors recently declared a local state of emergency for homelessness, and the County is working to revise and expand our response to help all who are affected. We are looking for qualified and passionate individuals to help us in the mission of addressing issues like housing, mental health, and substance use. If you are looking for a new career that will directly benefit the population of LA County, this may be the opportunity for you.
The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health is seeking qualified candidates to fill emergency Management Analyst vacancies related to the homelessness crisis.
Under the emergency order, applicants who meet the requirements may be hired for an initial period of up to 90 days, with an opportunity for permanent County employment.Before the end of your initial work period, you will be assessed on your work performance. This assessment will be weighted 100%.Those who successfully pass the assessment will be considered for permanent appointment to Management Analyst . DEFINITION:
Performs a variety of analytical, technical, and/or confidential and sensitive assignments in core functional areas of human resources, contract development and administration, or health programs operations and administration.
Essential Job Functions
Researches information by identifying, locating and extracting relevant data and information (e.g., by reading, collecting, downloading, interviewing) from varied sources (e.g., Internet search engines, library materials, government and technical reports, knowledgeable individuals) in order to obtain sufficient, valid and reliable data for analysis and decision making purposes.
Compiles information by grouping and/or categorizing the information (e.g., in tables, spreadsheets, data files) in meaningful ways in order to facilitate analysis.
Analyzes information using qualitative and/or quantitative analytical methods in order to understand and draw fact-based conclusions, often from large amounts of information; identifies issues and problems requiring additional research and study and takes appropriate action to ensure sound study results.
Develops and/or recommends the development of policies, programs, or procedures to address problems or improve operations by applying the results of research and analysis of pertinent information in order to ensure the highest likelihood of success.
Prepares a variety of documents (e.g., reports, business correspondence, memoranda), adapting formats suitable to the purpose and using relevant software programs (e.g., word processing, desktop publishing, presentation) in order to effectively communicate information to various audiences (e.g., departmental personnel, members of the public, governing boards).
Interacts with a variety of individuals (e.g., vendors, managers, representatives of external agencies/organizations) when participating in meetings, mediating disputes, making presentations, providing advice and/or consultation services, etc. in order to communicate information, share ideas, present recommended solutions, gain agreement and coordinate activities.
Coordinates activities, such as those of contractors, consultants, outside agencies, etc. to ensure that programs are successfully planned, implemented, and/or evaluated.
Monitors processes and programs by gathering and analyzing relevant information in order to ensure that processes are capable and stable, and that programs are proceeding as intended.
Evaluates program effectiveness by comparing outcomes to goals in order to determine whether to continue or modify the program.
Performs various administrative duties (e.g., creating and maintaining files; formatting standard documents; receiving, processing, and routing documents) by appropriately applying Federal and State laws, County and local ordinances, and departmental policies and procedures in order to ensure all work done complies with established guidelines and requirements.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.Human Resources:
Conducts examinations administered by the department by reviewing examination contents, preparing job bulletins, reviewing and accepting or rejecting applications, and preparing justifications for selective certifications; may recruit special examiners and interviewers for specific examinations and represent the department at community, school, or outreach events such as job fairs.
Advises unit supervisors and departmental managers regarding compliance with Civil Service Rules and departmental policies and procedures; may assist managers with the preparation of improvement needed or unsatisfactory performance evaluations, compilation of employee performance documentation, and steps for implementing progressive discipline.
Investigates and recommends management action in matters involving employee performance or disciplinary issues; may assist advocacy staff in the preparation of the departmental position in such cases and represent the department in meetings with employees or employee representatives to resolve disciplinary issues.
Reviews, analyzes, and makes recommendations regarding workers' compensation cases and/or employee benefits issues; may correspond directly with the employee, with the Department of Human Resources, or with the third-party administrator (TPA).
Conducts classification studies of existing departmental positions and prepares findings and recommendations which may result in reclassification; prepares duty statements, organization charts, and other materials supporting departmental requests for new positions in the annual budget process.Contract Development and Administration:
Conducts contract solicitations; develops specifications and/or scope of work, solicitation packages, proposal/bid evaluation processes; and prepares documentation for routine and/or moderately complex contracts to support contract recommendations.
Prepares letters and memos to the Board of Supervisors recommending contract awards for review by senior level contract staff.
Assist line operations in identifying contractual and funding problems, and in resolving differences with contractors.
Assists in formulating policies and procedures for contract development and/or in designing forms and other tools to aid in contract development.
Conducts reviews of contractor's compliance with such requirements as licensure, insurance, Living Wage Ordinance, and Jury Duty Ordinance.Public Health Programs:
Analyzes the administration of a public health program during one or more phases of development, implementation, and evaluation.
Assists in the development of policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines to support centrally-administered programs.
Assists in formulating program modifications and develops corrective action plans for quality assurance based on program evaluations.
Assists and supports ongoing and cyclical program budgetary and financial analysis as part of program evaluation and contract negotiations.
Assists in planning and implementing projects in specialized areas of mental health and public health services including identifying system and community barriers to the implementation of Countywide programs.
Researches and drafts requests for proposals and requests for services as part of new and renewed grants and assists in negotiating details with other governmental agencies.
Designs graphical presentations and delivers to management, community groups, and contract agencies concerning program development, implementation, and evaluation plans.
Prepares records, reports, and mechanisms for the purpose of monitoring the fidelity of a program or project with respect to adherence to budgetary plans, evidence-based practices, outcomes, and other pertinent objectives.
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RequirementsMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Option 1
A Bachelor's degree* from an accredited college or university -AND- Two years of experience performing basic to routine analytical assignments that involved researching, analyzing and synthesizing data, as well as recommending solutions to problems related to administrative or program support functional areas.Option 2
A Master's degree * or higher from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to core administrative areas such as contract development and administration or human resources; health programs analysis; or in a discipline related to the core business function or mission of the department.Option 3
Four years of experience performing basic to routine analytical assignments which involved researching, analyzing and synthesizing data, as well as recommending solutions to problems related to administrative or program support functional areas.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.
You MUST meet the above requirement(s) in order to be appointed to fill any vacancies related to this recruitment.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*In order to receive credit for any type of college or university degree, such as a Bachelor's, Master's Degree, or higher,
youmust attach a legible copy of the Official Diploma, Official Transcripts, or Official Letter from the accredited institution, which shows the date the degree was awarded, with Registrar's signature and school seal, to the application at the time of filing, or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org within seven (7) calendar days from application submission or your application may be rejected.
Foreign degrees must be evaluated for equivalency to United States accredited institutions standards by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or The Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE)
. (see Employment Information under Accreditation Information)Official Transcripts is defined as
a transcript that bears the college seal and states "official and/or copy" issued by the school's registrar office. A printout of the courses from the school's website is NOT considered official transcripts and will not be accepted and may result in your application being incomplete and rejected All documents must be attached to your application at the time of filing or e-mailed to HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov within seven (7) calendar days from application submission or your application may be rejected as incomplete.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT:
Under the emergency order, applicants who meet the requirements may be hired for an initial period of up to 90 days, with an opportunity for permanent County employment.Before the end of your initial work assignment, the appointing department will evaluate your performance. Those who achieve a passing score on this evaluation will be considered for permanent appointment._______________________________________________________________ Application and Filing Information HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be filed ONLINE ONLY .
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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. 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. Check the website for updated information at https://lacountylibrary.org . FAIR CHANCE EMPLOYER:
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. DO NOT SHARE 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. 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 in equalities 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. Department Contact Name:
Exam AnalystDepartment Contact Phone:
(323) 659-6546Department Contact E-mail:
HRExams@ph.lacounty.gov Exam Number:
PH1848A-EACalifornia Relay Services Phone:
(800) 735-2922ADA Coordinator Phone:
(323) 659-6546 Teletype Phone:
(800) 899-4099Alternate Teletype Phone
: (800) 897-0077
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