• Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 19, 2019
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services Public Safety
  • Salary: $89,554.08 Annually

Job Description

With more than 10 million residents, Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the nation. As the largest employer in Southern California, over 112,000 employees in more than 36 Departments provide vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more.

Get ready to join one of the nation's largest county employers!
Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive

Don't miss your chance. Filing startsNovember 19, 2019, 7:00 a.m., (PT).
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure at any time without prior notice.

Who We Are:

ISD's Audio, Video and Security Systems Technicians (AVSST) plays a meaningful role in the daily efficiency and productivity of our Department. Our technicians have amazing opportunities to interact with a variety of individuals in an ever-changing work environment; working with our ISD Director, Chief Deputy, Law Enforcement, Executive Offices, internal and external County Departments, and the public. Offering the highest quality multifaceted technical expertise in video conferencing and CCTV repair and installation. As well as unique opportunities to be involved in an array of special events, such as County car shows, special meetings and gatherings and a variety employee engagements; setting-up, coordinating, monitoring, troubleshooting, and operating audio, video, DJ and photo-capturing equipment.

What We Offer:

A position that offers excellent wages, premium benefits, such as; medical, dental, retirement plans, free wellness programs, child care allowances and so much more.

We Are Looking For An Individual Who Is:
  • Genuine, passionate and creative.
  • A versatile and results-oriented individual who thrives in a dynamic workplace.
  • Hospitable and recognizes the importance of establishing relationships and delivering excellent customer service.
  • An amazing communicator. Who cancommunicate well, often and effectively, in both written and verbal form.
  • Able to work strongly independently, as well as with a team.

Essential Job Functions
To View Essential Job Functions Click Here .

(You mustPOSSESS and CLEARLYEXPRESS detailed years' of experience performing relevant duties, related to the option below within your online job application under the "Experience" area andSupplemental Questionnaire, if applicable.)

OPTION I: Three years of experience in the installation, configuration, testing, maintenance, and repair of audio, intercom, closed-circuit television, and security systems and related equipment used in commercial, industrial or institutional settings, one year of which must have been at the journey-level*.

*Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.

No out-of-class experience will be accepted.


Vision and color perception must be adequate to effectively and safely perform essential job related functions.

A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job related essential functions.

Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department if Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their of their driving history until asked to do so bt the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked.

Examination Information:

First, meet ourminimum requirementsabove. After that, our process includes a one part examination.

This test consists of a multiple choicewritten exam weighted 100%; which contains questions covering:
  • Knowledge Of Audio, Video and Security Systems

Per Civil Service Rules 7.19, test materials are not reviewable. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible list.

Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for this or any other exam within the last 12 months will have their test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination. This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations, Upon acceptance of your application, your score may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) forat least (12)months.

If you have a disability and need testing accommodation, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at (323) 267-2432.

Physical Expectations:

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.

What Happens Next:
Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity! Submit an application by clicking the green "Apply" button at the top of the online opportunity posting. You will move through the examination process, and if you pass, we will place your results on an eligiblelist. We will then invite the highest scoring group to a Selection Interview.

Applications will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the eligiblelist accordingly.

The eligible list of everyone who passed is valid for twelve (12) months

All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at anytime during the exam process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of job offer.

If you have any questions,or need guidanceplease contact us using the following information:

Exam Number: W6547A

Department Contact Name: Kari Irby

Department Contact Phone Number: (323) 881-4689

Department Contact Email:

California Relay Services: (800) 735-2922

Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099 - Alternate: (800) 897-0077

Additional Information


FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE: 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 offerof 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, 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.


Please note that ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination process, including after an appointment has been made.

FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION.

UtilizingVERBIAGEfrom class specifications,job bulletinsand/or plagiarismof any type serving as your description of dutiesWILL NOTbe sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing sowill result in aREJECTIONof your application.

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