LOCKSMITH

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 13, 2019
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Public Works
  • Salary: $71,578.32 Annually

Job Description



FIRST DAY OF FILING:NOVEMBER 13, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m., PST

UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE
WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE


EXAM NUMBER: Y6704O

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

DEFINITION:
Performs journey-level locksmith work.

Essential Job Functions

Installs, adjusts, repairs, and rebuilds locks.

Adjusts and repairs related door closing and locking devices, including panic hardware.

Issues Keys and locks, and keeps related records.

Establishes, expands, or modifies master key coding systems.

Changes key and cylinder combinations in accordance with changes in the master key system.

Changes safe combinations; repairs and rebuilds safe locking mechanisms.

Operates machine tools such as a drill press, milling machine, lathe, or shaper in the fabrication or modification of lock and panic hardware parts.

Duplicates keys utilizing hand and electrically operated key cutting machines.

Acts in a lead capacity as required.

Opens locks which cannot be opened by ordinary means; opens safes by manipulation and
drilling.

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Option I:
Four (4) years ofexperience in the installation, maintenance and repair of mechanical and combination locking devices and the maintenance of master key systems,one (1)year of which must have been working within a journey-level capacity*.

Option II: Completion of a recognized locksmith apprentice training program of at least three (3)years duration**.

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 III:
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.

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Basic computer skills andexperience working within Microsoft Excel.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*Journey-level experience is defined as a full performance level which is assigned the full-range and diversity of work.

Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of trainingand experience based upon application information, weighted at 100%

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher onthis 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 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.

Applicants with disabilities who require special accommodations must provide the exam analyst with written notificationat the time of filing.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout theDepartment 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.

Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification andSelectionRequirements 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 theMINIMUMREQUIREMENTS. 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
jsaldana@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.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.

**Applicants who expect to qualify through the completion of a recognized locksmith apprentice training programMUSTattach a legible photocopy of the apprentice training certificate/license confirming successful completion to the application at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach the required document, you must fax or e-mail the document to the exam analyst at jsaldana@dhs.lacounty.gov or (323) 869-7041, within fifteen (15) calendardays of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please provide 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.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Shandel Lewis,Exam Analyst
(323) 914-7071
shanlewis @dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922


Closing Date/Time: