• Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 14, 2019
Full Time
  • Salary: $35,208.00 Annually

Job Description



November 14, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (PST)

Open Competitive Job Opportunity

This announcement is are-bulletinto reopen the filing period for updated eligibility and salary information.


Participates in structured assignments in preparation for successful progression into heavy maintenance and operational occupational fields.

Positions allocable to this class typically report to an assigned supervisor and/or mentor and receive both technical job training and guidance on workplace behavior, competencies, individual responsibilities, and development of heavy maintenance and operational support skills. Veteran Intern, Heavy Maintenance and Operational Support positions are assigned to assist journey or higher-level workers in either central or line departments by performing a wide variety of maintenance and repair work, grounds keeping work, and warehouse and storage tasks in order to enhance previous job skills or to gain new experience in the heavy maintenance and operational occupational areas.

Positions receive formal and informal instruction on the principles that apply to the assigned work area to govern satisfactory performance of the job. The internship program prepares veterans to compete for entry and journey-level jobs to continue public service in the area in which they have received training. Typically, veterans participate in this program for 12 to 24 months based on individual training and experience requirements. During the duration of the internship program, incumbents are expected to develop and demonstrate progressively increasing skills and to work with greater independence of action as they gain further experience and proficiency in their occupation for progression into permanent County positions. Intern assignments may be made on any shift, including County departments that have 24-hour responsibilities.

Essential Job Functions

Depending on the area of assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Assists in the repair and maintenance of roads, flood control channels, sewers, easements, sidewalks, and other publicly maintained properties.
  • Assists skilled warehouse workers in handling materials and supplies, including loading and unloading materials.
  • Assists grounds maintenance personnel in the maintenance of County parks and the grounds of County buildings, hospitals, and other facilities.
  • Some positions assist food service workers in the provision of scheduled meal service at County institutions including custody facilities.
  • Some positions drive automotive equipment to and from work sites and may be trained in the safe operation of equipment and be assigned to operate power equipment.
  • Some positions drive County-owned vehicles to pick-up and deliver supplies.

No experience required; however, the veteran must have been discharged or released from active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States Armed Forces under honorable conditions.

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.Some assignments may require a valid California Class A or B Driver License.
A valid DD214, Certificate of Discharge or Separation from Active Duty, is required.
2 - Light. Light physical effort which may included occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.
Veteran Interns who perform moderate or arduous physical tasks as described in the Examples of Duties will be required to pass a Class 3 - Moderate or Class 4 - Arduous physical examination.

  • 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 Minimum 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 .

Additional Information


Amultiple choice test weighted 100% covering Achievement, Collaboration, Compliance, Confidence, Reliability, Safety Judgment, Safety Orientation.


Applicants must meet theMinimum Requirements, receive a passing score of 70% or higher on the multiple choice test in order to be placed on the Eligible register.

Please note:Test Invitation Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronicallyto the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add and info to your email address book and to thelist of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail.

Notice of Non-Acceptance and Final Result letter will be mailed via USPS. Multiple choicetest scores cannot be given over the telephone.

Applicants that have taken identical multiple choice test part(s) for other exams withinthe last 12 months, will have their multiple choice test responses for the identical testpart(s) automatically transferred to this examination.

This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for newexaminations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least 12 months.

Test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for multiple choice employment test:

  • Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at . Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section.
  • You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to .

While these practice materials will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary.

Applications will be processed on an as received basis and those earning a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

A Selective Certification may be established for various languages. Pursuant to TITLE 5 - PERSONNEL, APPENDIX 1 (Civil Service Rule 11.03) of the Los Angeles County Code, Selective Certification may be used for some positions that require special skills and/ortraining.

This is a temporary position. Temporary employees can qualify for a County Medical Plan and Pension Savings Plan, but are not qualified to enroll in a contributory defined benefit pension plan. Please disregard any additional Benefit Information listed in this bulletin regarding benefits for permanent employees.

The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout Los Angeles County, as they occur.


Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted.If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

Applicants must attach a copy ofDD214(Certificate of Discharge or Separation from Active Duty), or other official documents issued by the branch of service at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach the required document, you must either email your document(s) to or fax to (213) 380-3681, within 15 calendar days from application filing.Please be sure to include name and examination title and number on documentation.

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.

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you haveclearlyshown that you meet the Minimum Requirements . 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, description of work performed, and salary earned. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

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'sor friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

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

Department Contact Name:JamesCheung
Department Contact Phone:(213) 738 - 2361
Department Contact Email:

Closing Date/Time: Continuous