• Los Angeles Metro
  • Los Angeles, California
  • May 22, 2019
Full Time Community and Economic Development
  • Salary: $50,669 - $63,336 - $75,982

Job Description

Basic Function
To perform entry-level work in support of Diversity and Economic Opportunity functions departmental functions.
Example Of Duties
  • Gathers and reviews documents from applicants requesting Certification; conducts preliminary desk audits to verify information
  • Investigates and researches data to resolve inconsistencies and presents findings to senior staff
  • Advises applicants on certification requirements and assists with the online certification application process
  • Researches and matches DBE, SBE, and DVBE Certification Verifications in support of subcontracting opportunities
  • Prepares reports, including certification status correspondence
  • Responds to public inquiries regarding certification; answers questions and provides information, as needed
  • Inputs data into applicable databases

Requirements For Employment
  • Bachelor's degree - Business, Public Administration, or other related field
  • 1 year of paraprofessional or administrative experience supporting the administration and/or implementation of small business programs or similar governmental, compliance or monitoring programs
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected.

The following is the preferred qualification:
  • Experience working in the public sector
  • Experience utilizing compliance management software such as B2Gnow or similar

  • Principles and practices of public administration and program management
  • Business computer software applications

  • Perform entry-level diversity and economic opportunity programs work
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Prepare reports and correspondence
  • Handle highly confidential information
  • Meet tight time constraints and deadlines
  • Analyze situations and identify problems
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Compile and analyze data
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure
Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.
Application Procedure
To apply, visit Metro's website at and complete an online Employment Application.

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TS)
*Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.
Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled

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