FIRST DAY OF FILING: FEBRUARY 11, 2019 @ 9:00 A.M., PSTUNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICEEXAM NUMBER: Y2424KINTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITYRESTRICTED TO PERMANENT EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES 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- 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.NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE OR VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. NO WITHHOLDS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR THIS EXAMINATION.DEFINITION:
Supervises the operations of a 24-hour medical facility or call center, an automatic call distribution system, or a 24-hour non-medical telephone operating facility.
Essential Job Functions
Screens emergency calls and handles them directly or refers calls to the proper person.
Performs the duties of a telephone operator or radio telephone operator.
Trains telephone operating personnel and radio telephone operators in techniques and procedures, and participates in evaluating their performance.
Trains staff on the use of emergency response systems, of the facility's automated call distribution system, and on other telephone operator duties.
Attends meetings in the absence of the higher-level supervisor.
Plans, assigns and evaluates the work of assigned personnel.
Reports unusual incidents and unsatisfactory working conditions to thefacility's supervisor.
Performs various clerical duties and incidental typing.
Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:OPTION I:
One (1) year ofexperience with Los Angeles County at the level of Senior Telephone Operator*.
: Two (2) years of experience with Los Angeles County at the level of Telephone Operator**.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.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Credit will be given to applicants who possess the following desirable qualifications:
PHYSICAL CLASS II - LIGHT:
- Experienceas a telephone operator in a 24-hour medical facility or a 24-hourmedical call center.
- Any additional experience in excess of the minimum requirements.
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:
*Experience at the level of Senior Telephone Operatorin theLos Angeles Countyis defined as, leads the work of two (2) or more telephone operators using one of the following: an automatic call distribution system, a telephone systems switching console, or other automated telephone systems.
**Experience at the level of Telephone Operatorin the Los Angeles County is defined as, operates a telephone operations computerized system or console.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of two (2) parts:Part I
:An evaluation of experience based upon application information and desirable qualifications weighted 50%.Part II:
An Appraisal ofPromotabilitydesigned to evaluate Knowledge and Skills,Problem Solving, Written and Oral Communication Skills, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Supervision weighted 50%.APPLICANTS MUST RECEIVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON EACH WEIGHTED PART OFTHIS EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER
.TRANSFER OF SCORE:
Applicants that have taken identical test parts for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their score for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. 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 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 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. HARD COPY/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 offilingwillnot 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 the MINIMUMREQUIREMENTS.
Fill in your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for relevant education, training, and 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
.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 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
. IMPORTANT NOTES :
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
- ALLinformation supplied by applicants and included in the application materials is subject toVERIFICATION.
- We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made.
- FALSIFICATIONof any information may result inDISQUALIFICATIONorRECISSIONOFAPPOINTMENT.
- UtilizingVERBIAGEfrom Class Specification and/or Minimum Requirements serving as your description of dutiesWILL NOTbe sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Comments such as"SEE RESUME"or"SEE APPLICATION"will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will beREJECTED.
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.DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
TanishaBuggs, Exam Analyst
Phone: (323) 914-7039
Fax: (323) 869-0942ADA COORDINATOR PHONE
(323) 914-7111CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE