ASSOCIATE CIVIL ENGINEER

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 02, 2019
Full Time Engineering Public Works
  • Salary: $7,776.74 - $9,660.10 Monthly

Job Description



COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

APPLICATION FILING PERIOD

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST). This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and may be closed at any time without advanced notice.

ONLINE FILING ONLY FOR THIS EXAMINATION. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

EXAM NUMBER
C3433J

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT

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Restricted to permanent employees of the referenced Department who 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 or by the last day of filing.

This examination includesa Supplemental Questionnaireon the applicationthatisalso viewable on the bulletin.We encourage you toreview the questionnaire prior to theopening of the application filing to prepare your responses. To view the Supplemental Questionnaire on the bulletin, select the "QUESTIONS" tabnear the top.

Essential Job Functions

An AssociateCivil Engineer is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: performs highly complex civil engineering duties; plans, conducts and supervises engineering assignments; and leads or directs, or supervises civil engineering activities, programs and projects involving responsibility for the design or implementation of a portion of a project or function, as needed.

Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS
A Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited engineering college or university.*

LICENSE
Avalid California State Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer.**

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.

PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class II - 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.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
In addition to the County application, eachapplicant must complete a SupplementalQuestionnaire , which will appear at the end of the online application. All application information is subject to verification by the Human Resources Division.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
  • Successful completion of post-graduate level courses in civil engineering, business or public administration, construction management, engineering management, environmental engineering, or structural engineeringfrom an accredited college or university.* Credit will only be given if the courses are not part of the degreeused to meet the Selection Requirements.
  • Master's Degree or higher in civil engineering, business or public administration, construction management, engineering management, environmental engineering, or structural engineeringfrom an accredited college or university.* Credit will only be given if the degree is not used to meet the Selection Requirements.


Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT
This examination will consist ofan evaluation of education, experience, and desirable qualificationsbased on application information weighted 50% andan Appraisalof Promotability weighted 50%. The Appraisal of Promotability will evaluate knowledge and skills, personal and public relations, written and oral communication, initiative and resourcefulness, work habits and attitudes, and supervision.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part in order to be placed on the eligible register.
Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

Final results will be sent by U.S. postal mail. Test scores cannot be disclosed over the phone.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period ofsix (6) months following the date of promulgation.

No person may compete in this exam more than once every six (6) 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 resulting eligibleregister for this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Public Works.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position.

The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements. Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, description of work performed, and salary earned. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination or selection process.

Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In license or certificate section of your application, give title of registration, number, issue date and name of issuing agency.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • Please note that ALL information included in the application materialsis 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 or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT .
  • Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and/orSelection 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.

*In order to receive credit for any college course work, or any type of college degree, as indicated on the SupplementalQuestionnaire, such as Bachelor, Master degree or higher, you must include a legible copy of the transcript(s) or diploma(s) within fifteen (15) calendar days from the date of application filing. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application filing; however, official transcripts will be verified at the time of appointment. Applications submitted without the requiredtranscript(s) or diploma(s)will be rejected as incomplete.

**APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE A COPY OF THEIR VALID CALIFORNIA STATE CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION THAT IS CURRENTLY DATED WITHIN FIFTEEN (15) CALENDAR DAYS FROM THE DATE OF APPLICATION FILING. A PRINTOUT FROM THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA CONSUMER AFFAIRS WEBSITE WILL BE ACCEPTED. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTEDWITHOUT THE REQUIRED CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION WILL BE REJECTED AS INCOMPLETE. REGISTRATION WILL BE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BEFORE BEING APPOINTED.

ONLINE FILING ONLY
APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply"button at the top rightof this posting.You can also track the status of your application using this website.

We must receive your application by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST), on the last day of filing.

Note: if you are unable to attach required documents, you must e-mail them to mnunez @dpw.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days from application filing. Please include your name, exam number, and exam title on the emailed documents.

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.

NO SHARING 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.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT 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.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Department Contact Name: Melissa Nunez
Department Contact Phone: (626) 458-2141
Department Contact Fax: (626) 979-5440
Department Contact Email: mnunez@dpw.lacounty.gov

ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 458-2141
Teletype Phone: (626) 282-7829
California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922


Closing Date/Time: Continuous