JOB POSTING NOTICE OF EXTERNALJOB OPPORTUNITYPOSTING #KR-226-20ELOCATION: FACILITIES PLANNING DEPARTMENT, INFORMATION SERVICES, PUBLIC INFORMATION, JOINT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE, WHITTIERESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
To perform a wide variety of creative artwork including computer-enhanced graphics, publications and video productions from concept to completion; and to perform a variety of public relations activities.JOB SUMMARY:
Under the general supervision of an engineer or higher-level position, the incumbent creates and prepares graphics for public awareness campaigns and public outreach projects; designs brochures, ads and display graphics; interacts with project coordinators to define publications and layout expectations; prepares videos; determines proper presentation of technical material to non-technical audiences; creates and edits still and video graphics utilizing software such as Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and PowerPoint; coordinates with vendors to ensure projects meet specifications and schedules; evaluates new graphic hardware and software; may act as a lead in the absence of the Graphics Production Coordinator by giving technical advice, setting priorities and reviewing work products for quality; and performs related duties as required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A valid California Class C driver license -AND-
Two yearsas a Graphic Artist II with the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County -OR-
Five years of experience as a graphic artist -OR-
Three years of related experience and an Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Arts or a directly-related major.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge and Skills: producing graphics with Adobe InDesign, producing graphics using Adobe Illustrator, editing photos using Adobe Photoshop, editing videos using Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro. Experience: working in a public sector organization as a GraphicArtist Specialist or equivalent.EXAMPLES OF ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
The competitive selection process for Graphic Artist Specialist
may cover the knowledge of : Software and tools used in creating computer and freehand drawings, photography cropping and retouching; materials and equipment used in video production; principles of form and color; reproduction and printing processes; principles of preparing audiovisual presentation for conferences and seminars; principles of operating and maintaining a variety of audio and visual recording equipment with full proficiency; use of digital video and still cameras; web design; animation; the ability to : Create pictorial and graphic representations from verbal or written instructions; apply creativity to the preparation of brochures, ads, display graphics, drawings, charts, diagrams and photographs; set up public presentation systems; use and maintain a variety of audio and video equipment; lead the work of others performing graphics arts projects.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This posting will remain open until vacancies are filled and is subject to closure without notice.APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please apply online at www.lacsd.org within the application period. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed LACSD Employment Application or online application. Check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as notifications may be sent via email. Please make sure that your registered email address is accurate and current. To ensure proper delivery add email@example.com to your contact list.SELECTION PROCESS:
Applications and Supplemental Questionnaires will be reviewed and evaluated for relevant experience and/or coursework.
- Candidates considered to have the best qualifications will be invited to the interview.
- The selection process will consist of an interview weighted at 100%.
- Candidates must receive a qualifying score on each selection component to move forward in the selection process.
- Prior to appointment, a thorough reference check will be conducted.
The recommended candidate must undergo a job related pre-employment physical, which includes a drug and alcohol test. Candidates are also subject to a review of their DMV records for moving violations, chargeable accidents or more serious charges.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Districts strongly encourage qualified minorities, women and disabled persons to apply.TO APPLY:
Applications can now be completed and submitted online through the Sanitation Districts' website at www.lacsd.org. Please click on the "Employment Opportunities" link. By using the online application system you will receive confirmation via email that your application was received for this position. If you do not have Internet access, you may submit a complete paper "Internal Application" within the application period shown above to the Employment Services Section (JAO, Room 109). All applications will be reviewed to determine if the conditions and qualifications for testing are met.
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Closing Date/Time: Continuous