FILING PERIOD Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 8:00 a.m. (PT) to Monday, September 23, @ 5:00 p.m. (PT)
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT Interdepartmental Promotional Job Opportunity
(Restricted to permanent employees of the County of Los Angeles who have successfully completed their probationary period and meet the qualifying requirements.)
Current employees in the unclassified service who meet the following
criteria also qualify to participate in this exam:
Unclassified employees who have attained permanent County status on a classified position by successful completion of the initial probationary period, with no break in service since leaving the classified service.
Full-time employees in the unclassified service with at least six months of full-time experience in the unclassified service by the last day of filing.
DEFINITION: Performs the more complex technical personnel work supporting a comprehensive countywide personnel program and may supervise staff in the processing of a variety of personnel documents and records in the Department of Human Resources.
CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class are assigned to the Department of Human Resources and are distinguished by their responsibility for performing the more complex technical personnel work which requires analysis of appropriate contracts, ordinances, policies and procedures, and the application of that analysis to specific conditions. Incumbents must interact with management within the Department of Human Resources and operating departments.
Essential Job Functions
Supervises the work activities of a team assigned to perform employee benefits-related duties.
Performs the more complex and responsible assignments for employee benefits, insurance, and deferred compensation programs.
Responds to the more difficult questions relating to centralized recruitment, examinations, and the adjustment of employee benefits.
Develops and administers the centralized examination process including the acceptance and rejection of applications, the evaluation of applications, and the administration of written and performance tests.
Provides technical operational support to automated examination tracking and selection systems.
Schedules, assigns, prioritizes, trains, and evaluates the work of employees supervised.
Reviews staff assignments to ensure that the procedures followed and results achieved are according to County Code and contractual requirements.
OPTION I: One (1) year of experience performing technical personnel work* in a centralized personnel agency** at the level of Los Angeles County class of Senior Personnel Assistant***.
OPTION II:Two (2) years of experience at the level of Senior Departmental Personnel Assistant**** performing technical personnel work* in a personnel office*****.
PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 - LIGHT. Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking 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: *Personnel work is defined as experience in areas such as: Appeals, Benefits and Retirement Administration, Classification and Salary Administration, Discipline and Advocacy, Employee Relations, Employment Investigations Examination and Recruitment, Human Resources Audits, Performance Management, Personnel Operations and Records, Policy Development and Application, Staff Development and Training, and Workers' Compensation and Return-to-Work Programs.
**Centralized Personnel Agency is defined in the County of Los Angeles as such that are responsible for performing technical personnel work in the personnel office of the Department of Human Resources, Chief Executive Office and/or Auditor-Controller's Office.
***Senior Personnel Assistant is defined as performing technical personnel work supporting a comprehensive Countywide personnel program in the Department of Human Resources or the Chief Executive Office. Acceptable classes are, but may not be limited to: Administrative Intern II; Human Resources Analyst I; Program Specialist I, CEO; or higher.
****Senior Departmental Personnel Assistant is defined as assisting technical human resources staff in carrying out the personnel program of a County department. Acceptable classes are, but may not be limited to: Administrative Assistant II; Administrative Assistant III; Employment Services Assistant II, Sheriff; Employment Services Assistant III, Sheriff; Human Resources Analyst, Superior Court; Management Analyst; Operations Assistant II, Sheriff; Operations Assistant III, Sheriff; Principal Departmental Personnel Assistant; Staff Assistant II; Staff Assistant III; Staff Development Specialist; or higher.
*****Personnel office is defined as the centralized office of human resources in a County department whose primary function is personnel work, and also includes human resources offices at Olive View, Harbor/UCLA, County+USC, and Rancho Los Amigos.
ENDORSEMENT OF COUNTY QUALIFICATIONS: Employees who wish to qualify using experience gained in county classifications not listed above must provide verification of qualifying out-of-class experience by providing official documentation of additional responsibility bonus, out-of-class bonus, temporary assignment bonus, or reclassification study from CEO Classification with your application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from the last day of filing. Employees do not need to submit such verification if they hold or have held one of the positions listed above.
WITHHOLD INFORMATION: Withhold will not be allowed for this examination.
IMPORTANT NOTES: 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.
Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection 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.
EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of a multiple choice test weighted 100% covering:
Data Analysis and Decision-Making
Office Practices and Procedures
Achievement and Orientation
Customer Service Potential
APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE SELECTION REQUIREMENTS AND ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST.
MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.
TRANSFER OF SCORES: Applicants that have taken identical test parts(s) for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination.
This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least 12 months.
NOTE: Invitation letters to the multiple choice test may be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid email address. Please add 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 mail.
TEST PREPARATION: Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. 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. You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html. While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.
ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of 12 months.
VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible list resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies at the County of Los Angeles, Department of Human Resources.
AVAILABLE SHIFT: Any
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your application by the last day of filing. Any additional documents, if any, must be received at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted.
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.
Provide any relevant job 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, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: It is important that you provide your own social security number at the time of filing to ensure your application is processed accurately. Entering other than your own social security number will result in an automatic rejection of your application.
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 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.
FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: 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 individual 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.
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