• Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support Environmental Services
  • Salary: $132,334.08 - $200,298.24 Annually USD

Job Description

FILING START DATE: 05/03/18 at 7:00 a.m. (PST). This examination will remain open until the needs of the department are met and is subject to closure at any time without prior notice.


SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION: MAPP - This position is subject to the provisions of the County's Management Appraisal and Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP guidelines and regulations.

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity

Manages a division within a Service of the Internal Services Department, with responsibility for planning, organizing, business development and directing its services and products.

Positions allocable to this class work under the direction of a high level manager within the Service. The size of the organizational operation managed will depend on the scope and complexity of the function assigned.

Essential Job Functions

Plans, organizes, schedules, and directs the work of Division staff, identifying educational training, and other development opportunities.

Coordinates ISD Environmental Initiatives Division's work with the Office of the Chief Sustainability Officer and other Countywide offices.

Manages the administrative and budgetary needs and activities of the Division.

Directs the development, implementation, and management strategies, plans, projects and objectives for the Environmental Initiatives Division.

Develops procedures and methodologies to evaluate and assess Energy, Environmental and Sustainability Program activities, and implements them.

Directs the development, implementation and management of the County Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reporting program including establishing baseline reports, developing reduction goals, developing programs to achieve goals, implementing the program and reporting on progress.

Manages program operations to ensure compliance with policies, standards, laws, and environmental or governmental regulations.

Develops project proposals, grant applications, or other documents to pursue funding for environmental initiatives.

Assigns Division resources to represent the County of the regulatory proceedings, legislative hearings and other government venues where climate change programs and activities are being discussed that impact County operations and constituents. Provides personal representation as necessary. Provides recommendations to the County legislative agenda.

Provides direction and priorities for the development and management of a program to track state and federal emissions markets. Develops and manages a program to quantify Countywide emissions offsets/credits (reductions) and manages the County's participation in emissions credit markets.

Directs the County's participation and responsibilities in non-profit organizations, regional sustainability collaboratives, and partnerships with other public agencies with the goal of acquiring support for Countywide sustainability programs and collaborating with others to leverage all available resources on Countywide regional efforts.

Provides direction on all technical support activities including engineering studies, environmental impact assessments, financial analyses, life cycle cost and benefit studies. Manages the development of all technical reports to other departments, the Board and the public.

Provides regular updates for the department, the Board and the County on the status of the Countywide sustainability programs.

Participates in meetings with regional, state, and federal legislators and regulators, public agency executives and peers, community groups, local commissions and agencies, and members of the public, as necessary to promote, describe, implement and administer the County's Climate Change Program.

Conducts sustainability or environmental related risk assessment.

Three years' experience managing an organization responsible for the development and/or implementation of energy, environmental or other sustainability programs*** on (1) behalf of constituents of a large public agency,* (2) a large corporate or public agency organization,** or (3) a company providing these programs on behalf of constituents of a large public agency,* a large corporate or public agency organization,** including directing the budget, personnel, fiscal, and other administrative functions.

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.

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.

*Large public agency is defined as having a minimum population of 75,000 constituents.

**Large corporate or public agency organization is defined as having a minimum 1,000 employees.

***Programs may consist of the following: a) a building energy efficiency program; b) a greenhouse gas quantification and mitigation program; c) green building certification program; d) water efficiency or conservation program; e) waste management or reduction program; f) sustainable land-use program; g) renewable energy program; h) clean transportation program or i) other general sustainability program.

In order to receive credit for any college work, or any type of college degree such as a Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate degree, you must include a legible copy of the official diploma, official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution which shows area of specialization with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing.

  • A Bachelors Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Environmental Science, Resource Conservation, Environmental Engineering, or closely related field.
  • Experience with federal and/or state grants or contracts from either the grant making or grant receiving side.
  • Demonstrated successful implementation of environmental and/or sustainability programs in large enterprises and heterogeneous environments.
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating the impacts, costs, and benefits of energy, environmental and/or sustainability programs.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and writing grant proposals.
  • Energy savings program awards for innovation and energy avoidance programs and projects.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong public speaking skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with policy makers.
  • Demonstrated strategic planning and project management skills.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to foster teamwork throughout the organization.

Additional Information
  • Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is 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.
  • Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection 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.
EXAMINATION CONTENT: This examination will consist of two parts:
Part I - An evaluation of training and experience based on application information and supplemental questionnaire weighted at 30%.

Part II - An oral interview covering training, experience, personal fitness and the general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted at 70%.

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

The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Passing this examination and being placed on the Eligible Register do not guarantee an offer of employment.

Applications wil be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve months.

VACANCY INFORMATION: The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill the vacancy located in the Environmental Initiatives Division, Energy & Environmental Service of the Internal Services Department located at 1100 N. Eastern Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90063.


Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. Apply online by clicking on the "Apply" button for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. If you are unable to access the website, you may enter the following link to access your profile:

We must receive your application and additional documents, if any, by 5:30 pm, PST, on the last day of filing. If you are unable to attach the required documents you may fax or email the exam analyst within 15 calendar days of filing. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

Provide any relevant job experience and training in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each field, give the name and address of your employer, your title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed.

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.

Direct copies of class specifications and selection requirements as your description of duties will not be sufficient to meet requirements.

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 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.

ADA Coordinator Phone: (323) 267-2432
Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099
Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077
California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922

Department Contact Name: Irene Ontiveros
Department Contact Phone: (323) 881-4663
Department Fax: (323) 780-9006
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