Position/Program InformationEXAM NUMBER C-4094-C TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity FILING PERIOD
We will begin accepting applications on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 , at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT) -Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. NO OUT OF CLASS EXPERIENCE WILL BE ACCEPTED.REQUIRED EXPERIENCE MUST BE FULLY MET BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING.
With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County has the largest population of any county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, with more than 37 diverse departments and over 2,300 different job descriptions, the County offers a lifetime of opportunities and careers. 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.
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Essential Job Functions
A F ACILITY MANAGER, Public Works is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential functions:
- Directs skilled trades and other staff and monitors the performance of contract personnel engaged in the operation, maintenance of facilities and equipment at the Department of Public Works headquarters complex.
- Inspects facilities and equipment to determine need and extent of service, equipment required, and type and number of operations and staffing resources needed for specific jobs which includes providing cost analyses to determine service levels and service providers; recommends and establishes assignment priorities and completion dates for various alterations, maintenance, or repair projects based on workload and staffing resources.
- Develops, implements and modifies, as required, a scheduled maintenance program for facilities and equipment and follows up to ensure timely completion of scheduled work.
- Directs the negotiation, execution, implementation and monitoring of private or public sector contracting for the provision of repair, alteration, general building maintenance and custodial services, and for facility construction projects.
- Directs the analysis of departmental space needs and directs the development, preparation and implementation of departmental space utilization plans; develops and administers the budget for renovation and building improvement projects.
- Supervises the preparation of descriptive data and the compilation of specifications and cost estimates to be included in requests for proposals for the provision of necessary services by outside contractors.
- Confers with outside contractors to explain and clarify information and data required for inclusion in requests for proposals and participates in the evaluation of proposals received.
- Monitors the performance of contractors and consults with them regarding the resolution of observed problems, deficiencies, or complaints received from building occupants; supervises the preparation and maintenance of records on building construction, maintenance, repair and operating costs, the monitoring of costs and the charting of trends.
- Confers with utility company engineers about energy conservation measures, evaluates their feasibility from a departmental operations standpoint, and recommends adoption and implementation of effective, practical approaches by Department management; functions as building evacuation coordinator and assures that all division occupants have been informed of departmental emergency evacuation procedures for the orderly evacuation of the building in the event of earthquake, fire, or other disaster.
- Responds to headquarters facility emergency incidents from home or other location during off-duty hours and weekends.
- Establishes and promulgates rules and regulations for the safe and orderly use of the headquarters building including but not limited to its parking, conference rooms, and cafeteria facilities by employee occupants, contractor personnel, and visitors.
- Supervises the development and implementation of plans and activities to maximize facility utilization.
- Coordinates and directs the personnel management of the building maintenance staff, including selection, labor relations, staff development and risk management; directs the analysis of the facilities operations and cost data to identify issues and trends requiring service/staffing realignment to effect increased efficiencies and cost controls.
RequirementsMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:OPTION I:
Two years of experience at the level of Head, Building Maintenance, Public Works* supervising general building maintenance and repair, and a variety of minor carpentry, electrical, masonry, painting, and plumbing work.OPTION II:
Three years of experience supervising the inspection, cleaning, installation, construction, maintenance, and repair activities of public works structures and facilities at the level of Flood Control Construction Supervisor**, Sewer Maintenance Supervisor***, Road Maintenance Supervisor****, or Senior crafts classification with supervisory experience.PHYSICAL EXPECTATIONS:
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.LICENSE INFORMATION:
Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*Experience at the level of Head, Building Maintenance, Public Works is defined as supervises personnel engaged in general building and grounds maintenance and repair services with related service functions.
**Experience at the level of a Flood Control Construction Supervisor is defined as supervises one or more crews performing operations, inspection, construction, maintenance, or repair of flood control and water conservation structures, facilities or grounds.
***Experience at the level of a Sewer Maintenance Supervisor is defined as supervises one or more field crews engaged in the inspection, cleaning, maintenance or repair of sewer systems.
****Experience at the level of a Road Maintenance Supervisor is defined as assists in the direction and supervision of crews in road maintenance and construction activities.
Additional InformationEXAMINATION CONTENT:
The examination will consist of TWO (2)
Parts, weighted 100%. Part I:
Multiple Choice and/or Simulation Assessments measuring:
- Deductive Reasoning
- Management Potential
- Management Judgment
- Working to High Quality Standards
- Generating New Ideas
- Willingness to Learn
- Working Relationships
- Sharing Knowledge and Guidance
- Analyzing Information
- Learning Quickly
- Using Time Efficiently
- Adapting to Change
- Controlling Emotions
An Evaluation of Training and Experience assessing:
MULTIPLE CHOICE AND/OR SIMULATION ASSESSMENTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATE PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19Only candidates who achieve a combined passing score of 70% or higher on Parts I and II will be placed on the eligible register. TRANSFER OF TEST COMPONENTS:
- Experience supervising and collaborating with others on facility and grounds operations, maintenance, repair, and improvement activities.
- Experience with construction projects
- Experience with the contracting and procurement process
- Experience with applicable software applications and automated systems
- Possession of a current related license and/or certification
Applicants who have taken identical components recently for other exams may have their responses automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test components that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test responses may be transferred. TEST PREPARATION:
Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While the guides will help you preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.
An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/ . Please click on "Find A Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test preparation information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section.
Additional online practice tests are available at https://www.shldirect.com/en-us/practice-tests / .TESTING ACCOMMODATION:
If you require an accommodation to fairly compete in any part of the assessment process, please email TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov You will be required to provide supporting documentation from a qualified professional justifying the requested accommodation(s). The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. 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 promulgated to the register of eligible candidates accordingly.NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY 12 MONTHS. 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 register of successful candidates created from this exam 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 depends 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 Minimum 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. 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. NO SHARING OF USER ID, E-MAIL, AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application 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 inequalities 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. CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION! CONTACT INFORMATION Department Contact Name:
Sheenia StewartDepartment Contact Phone:
(626) 458-2141Department Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ADA Coordinator Phone:
(626) 458-2141Teletype Phone:
(626) 282-7829California Relay Services:
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