A Maintenance Assistant does unskilled manual work for the City of Los Angeles.
NOTE: Maintenance Assistants are hired in lieu of Maintenance Laborers. Employment as a Maintenance Assistant is intended to develop skills necessary for regular full time employment with the City as a Maintenance Laborer. Upon successful completion of probation, Maintenance Assistants will be offered Charter Section 108 transfers to Maintenance Laborer.
PREVIOUS REQUIREMENT(S)/MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S)
1. A) Current employment as an exempt Vocational Worker with the City of Los Angeles in a position that performs manual labor; or B) One year of full-time paid experience as a Custodian with the City of Los Angeles or in a class at least at that level performing manual labor; and 2. A) Possession of a Certificate of Proficiency for Maintenance Assistant issued by the employing City department in conjunction with the Los Angeles Unified School District and the federally funded City Job Program in the Community Development Department; or B) A letter of recommendation from the employing department which states a willingness to hire the incumbent as a Maintenance Assistant for the City of Los Angeles. Candidates who choose to file a paper application must attach the letter to the application at the time the paper application is filed. Candidates who choose to file on-line will have 7 calendar days from the on-line submission date to submit the letter. Candidates who fail to submit the letter within the time required will not be considered candidates in this examination and their applications will not be processed.
PREVIOUS APPLICATION PROCESS
NOTE: Some positions may require a valid California Driver's license. Applicants will be disqualified and not eligible for hire if within the past 36 months they were convicted of a major moving violation, such as driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, and may be disqualified if there are three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents within the past 36 months.
PREVIOUS SELECTION PROCESS
Applications may also be obtained at the following locations and times:
Personnel Department Building 700 East Temple St., Room 100, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. (213) 473-9311 TDD (213) 473-9312
Van Nuys City Hall 14410 Sylvan St., Room 105, Van Nuys, CA 91401 Tuesdays only 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Constituent Services Center 8475 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90044 Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays only 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Cypress Park Community Center 929 Cypress Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90065 Wednesdays only 12:00 noon until 5:00 p.m.
APPLICATION DEADLINE For Administrative purposes, filing will close periodically and reopen the following workday.
The examination will consist entirely of a review by Personnel Department staff of the candidate's application to ensure that the candidate meets the minimum qualifications for the class as stated in the Requirements section of this bulletin.
1. Based on the Federal Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1994, you may be required to undergo mandatory drug and alcohol testing prior to and during employment as a Maintenance Assistant. 2. Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time if it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin. 3. As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. 4. A final average score of 70% is required to be placed on the eligible list.
Notice: If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original regular appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position.
THIS EXAMINATION IS TO BE GIVEN ONLY ON AN OPEN COMPETITIVE BASIS
The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Any applicants or employees who believe that they have been discriminated against are encouraged to contact the Office of Discrimination Complaint Resolution at (213) 473-9123.