City of Downey-Systems Specialist

3/17/2022 12:15:52 PM 312


$60,936.00 - $75,672.00 Annually


Downey, CA

Job Type

Dual Certification


Business Services

Job Number


Closing date and time

3/28/2022 at 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana

Systems Specialist

$5,078 to $6,306 Monthly

Your choice of several medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans

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Online applications
must be submitted by:


5:00 P.M. (Pacific)
PERS Defined Benefit Plan

Paid Time Off:
12 vacation, 15 holidays, and 12 illness days.

Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) is seeking highly motivated, detail-oriented self-starters for the Systems Specialist position.

LACOE is the nation's largest regional education agency. LACOE provides a range of programs and services to promote the academic and financial stability of the County's 80 school districts and the achievement of more than 2 million preschool and school-age children.

The Systems Specialist performs daily monitoring of system functions or report data and provides technical support and assistance for enterprise-wide or departmental systems to client districts, LACOE units, and client reporting agencies.

Interested applicants are invited to apply!

The Well Qualified Candidate Will Possess the Following

  • Computer terminology and basic principles of database management
  • Functions and operations of automated business systems
  • Processes and terminology used in the administration of payroll, accounting, or financial functions
  • Applicable federal and state laws and regulations
  • Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic arithmetic

  • Critical Thinking – Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims
  • Mathematical Facility – Performing computations and solving mathematical problems
  • Legal & Regulatory Navigation – Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations
  • Professional & Technical Expertise – Applying technical subject matter to the job
  • Using Technology – Working with electronic hardware and software applications
  • Attention to Detail – Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work products
  • Self-Management – Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability
  • Oral Communication – Engaging effectively in dialogue
  • Writing – Communicating effectively in writing
  • Customer Focus – Attending to the needs and expectation of customers
  • Relationship Building – Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships
  • Teamwork – Collaborating with others to achieve shared goals
  • Cultural Proficiency – Modeling communications and interactions that respect and include all individuals and their languages, abilities, religions and cultures

Required Education and Experience
Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent is required.

Experience: Two years of automated business systems experience processing, entering, and monitoring data and resolving related issues.

Additional Requirements: College coursework in accounting, business or personnel administration is desirable.  A valid California driver's license and the availability of private transportation or the ability to provide transportation between job sites may be required.

Remote, work-from-home, or hybrid work days may be available. To ensure the health and safety of its staff, LACOE will require all employees to provide evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. 

Selection Process
Candidates who meet the minimum requirements above will be invited to participate in an examination that may consist of a multiple choice exam, a computer performance exam, and a structured interview.

For information about the examination process you may send an e-mail to
Ella Gasparyan at gasparyan_ella@lacoe.edu

For general inquiries please call 562.803.8360 (Mon- Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

For complete application information, please go to https://www.lacoe.edu/pc

LACOE Personnel Commission,  9300 Imperial Hwy, EC-Annex, Downey, CA 90242

Additional Information
Minimum qualifications must be met by the close of filing date. For complete application information, please go to https://www.lacoe.edu/pc.  For additional information on our selection procedures, please visit Exam Preparation on our website. Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are ranked according to overall exam score and placed on an eligibility (hiring) list. Vacant positions are filled from the top three ranks. Eligibility lasts for 12 months; however, additional recruitment may occur under a separate bulletin with additional candidates being merged onto the eligibility list. Some positions that involve public contact may require bilingual proficiency for which selective certification may apply (Education Code 45277.5). In addition, the eligibility list resulting from this examination may be used to fill vacancies in related job classifications for which no eligibility list exists (Education Code 45272). Veterans' Credit may be awarded for entry jobs.

Reasonable accommodations in completing an application, testing, and employment are available to individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request an accommodation, please call 562.803.8360 as early as possible.

This examination is authorized as Dual, open to the public and promotional for LACOE employees.

Recruitment ID: 22-800

This announcement does not constitute an implied contract. Any part of this announcement is subject to change.

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Los Angeles County Office of Education
(562) 803-8360
9300 Imperial Highway, Annex

Downey, California, 90242