INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST II

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 06, 2019
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services
  • Salary: $135,075.36 - $177,170.16 Annually

Job Description



Departmental Promotional Job Opportunity

EXAM NUMBER :
Y2570E

First Day of Filing:June 6, 2019 at 8:00 a.mn. (PT) - Until the needs of the department are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

RESTRICTED TO PERMANENT EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THEIR INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD AND MEET THE QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS.

NO WITHHOLD, OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE, OR VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED.


Current employees in the unclassified service in the Department of Health Services 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. -OR- 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.

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS)is the second largest health systems in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow.

MISSION:
Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners.

DEFINITION:
Under managerial review, acts as a consultant, technical expert, system architect, or senior project manager in a large departmental Information Technology organization or may manage a very large and complex database environment.
Essential Job Functions
Provides expert consultant support to executive managers and departmental user management and makes recommendations for the solution of problems in various disciplines of information technology.

Develops technology goals, standards, strategies, and plans.

Develops and documents enterprise system architecture for the department.

Reviews systems proposals for conformance to standards and integration with the documented enterprise systems architecture.

Manages the design, development and implementation of the department's or a County-wide database environment.

Establishes standards for and reviews technical specifications in requests for proposal or requests for quote on contracts for outside vendor purchases.

Leads large information technology projects and applies appropriate solutions to highly complex systems, hardware, software, networking, programming and/or applications problems.

Develops enterprise information systems plans.

Makes decisions on major upgrades and architectural changes to support changing capacity requirements.

Reviews proposed systems designs to ensure that design criteria are compatible with enterprise development plans and provide the flexibility required by foreseeable future developments in systems requirements.

Consults with senior management and project development teams and advises them of alternatives available in system design.

Supervises or leads other information technology staff as needed.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Two (2) years of experience, within the last three (3) years, at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Information Technology Specialist I*.

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.
PHYSICAL CLASS:2 - 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:
*Information Technology Specialist I in the County of Los Angeles is defined as, acts as a consultant, technical expert, systems architect, or a project manager in adepartmental Information Technology organization.

Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of two (2) parts:

Part I: An evaluation of experience based upon application information weighted 50%.

Part II: An Appraisal of Promotability evaluating Job Preparation, Interpersonal and Verbal/Written Communication Skills, Analytical and Decision Making Ability, Work Skills, Adaptability, Dependability, and Ethics, and Leadership Skills weighted 50%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of this examination in order to be added to the eligible register.

Credit will be given to applicants who possess additional experience in excess of the MinimumRequirements.

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.

No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.

SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Appointees may be required to work any 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 for this examination will be used to fill a vacancy in the Department of Health Services (DHS), UCLA-Harbor Medical Center.

APPLICATIONS AND FILING INFORMATION:

Applications must be filed online only.Hardcopy/paper applications submitted byU.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON will not be accepted.


Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, 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.

The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet theRequirements.Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for relevant education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluateyour qualifications for the position.Please do not group your experience.For each position held,give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed.If your application is incomplete, it will berejected.

IMPORTANT NOTES :
  • Allinformation and documents provided by applicants 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 informationmay result indisqualificationorrecissionof appointment.
  • Utilizingverbiagefrom Class Specification and/or Requirements serving as your description of dutieswill notbe sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as"SeeRésuméorreferencingother unsolicited materials/documentswill not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will berejected.
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, E-MAIL, ANDPASSWORD :
All applicants must file their application 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.

DEPARTMENTCONTACT :
MarthaTeran, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-7045
mteran1@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE :
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE :
(800) 735-2922


Closing Date/Time: