FIRST DAY OF FILING:FEBRUARY 22, 2019@ 9:00 a.m., PSTUNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICEEXAM NUMBER:Y7275HINTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITYRESTRICTED TO PERMANENT EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELESWHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THEIR INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD.
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 at the time of filing. NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE OR VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
NO WITHHOLDS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR THIS EXAMINATION. APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF FILING.DEFINITION:
Heads a plumbing section comprised of eight to thirty journey-level and sub-journey-level positions; or is first assistant to a higher-level plumber supervisor in charge of a plumbing section.
Essential Job Functions
Plans, assigns, supervises and inspects the work of plumbers, apprentices and helpers in plumbing installation, alteration and repair work.
Advises superiors concerning specifications for plumbing work in construction and alteration projects performed under contract.
Supervises the maintenance of work records.
Lays out jobs and estimates labor and material requirements.
Determines work methods and types of materials to be used.
Makes periodic inspections of existing plumbing equipment and systems.
Ensures that plumbing code requirements, safety regulations and safe work practices are observed.
Supervises the maintenance of tools and equipment.
Coordinates work activities with other crafts and operating units.
Drives automotive equipment to and from work sites as needed.
Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :
of journey-level* experience in plumbing installation, alteration and repair work. 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. CERTIFICATIONS :
**Los Angeles County and City Certificates of Registration as a Journey Plumber. PHYSICAL CLASS III - Moderate :
Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
*Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.**YouMUST attach alegible photocopy of your Los Angeles County and City Certificates of Registration as a Journey Plumber to your application at the time of filing.
If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (323) 869-0942 or email the documents to the exam analyst at email@example.com within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include your name, the exam number and the exam title.Please be sure to include the title of the required license/certification(s), number, date issued, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency.
The required license/certificate(s) must be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, or restricted license/certificate(s) will NOT be accepted. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Credit will be given to applicant who possess the following desirable qualifications
- Experience utilizingvarious computer software programs such as MicrosoftWord, Excel orPowerPoint.
- Any additional experience in excess of the minimum requirements.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of two (2) parts:Part I
: An evaluation of experience and desirable qualificationsbased upon application information andsupplemental questionnaireweighted 50%.Part II
: An Appraisal ofPromotabilityto evaluate Knowledge and Skills, Problem Solving, Written andOral Communication Skills, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Supervision, weighted 50%.Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higheron each weighted part ofthis examination in order to be placed on the eligible register. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION :
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY (12)TWELVE MONTHS. SPECIAL INFORMATION
Appointees may be required to workany shift
including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
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 resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION: APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. HARDCOPY/PAPER APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing 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.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT
be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION
andyou may be DISQUALIFIED
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly
shown that you meet the Minimum 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, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed.If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.All correspondence to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application.It is important that applicants provide a valid email address.
Please add firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail.FINAL EXAM RESULT NOTICES WILL BE MAILED VIA THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. It is important that applicants provide a complete and valid mailing address.
Examination results cannot be given over the phone. 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 AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.ADA Coordinator Phone:
(323) 914-7111California Relay Services Phone:
(800) 735-2922DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Eric Sanchez, Exam Analyst