• Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 15, 2021
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $80,602.56 Annually USD

Job Description

First day of filing: January 13, 2020 @ 8:00 A.M., PT
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice



The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually cares for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow.

Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners.

Performs journey-level interior and exterior plastering work on new construction, alteration and repair projects.
Essential Job Functions
Applies coats of plaster or stucco to walls, ceilings, partitions or buildings, using towels, brushes or spray guns.

Applies scratch, brown, and finish coat of plaster and stucco to walls and ceilings.

Smooths corners and angles.

Removes old plaster and prepares for plastering.

Does tile setting, bricklaying and cement work as necessary.

Supervises and participates in the erection and removal of scaffolding.

Supervises helpers and laborers.

Maintains tools and equipment in serviceable condition.

Drives automotive equipment to and from work sites.
OPTION I: Completion of a recognized apprentice* training program of at least four (4) years duration in plastering.


OPTION II: Five (5) years of experience in plastering work, one (1) year of which must have been at the journey-level**.

Credit will be given to applicants who possess additional relevant experience in excess of the Minimum Requirements.

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.

PHYSICAL CLASS IV - ARDUOUS : Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity

*A recognized plasterer apprentice training program is defined as, approved agencies including but not limited to the International Union of Plasterers and Allied Trades. Applicants who expect to qualify under Option I, must include a legible photocopy of their apprenticeship training certificate.
If you are unable to attach any required document(s) to your online application, you must e-mail the documents to the exam analyst within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online, or your application will be rejected. Please include your name (as it appears on your application), the exam number and the exam title.

**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.
Additional Information
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and experience based upon application information weighted 100%

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be added to the eligible register.

Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be added 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.

Appointees may be required to work any 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.

The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.


Applications must be filed online only. Hardcopy/paper applications submitted by U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON will not be accepted.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last of filing will not 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

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.

Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified .

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements. Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for relevant education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your 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 be rejected.

*Applicants who expect to qualify under Option I, MUST attach a legible photocopy of the completion of the apprenticeship training program in plastering. If you are unable to attach the required documents, you must fax or e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at (323) 869-0942, within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

Please provide your social security number is for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number.

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.

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.

Eric Sanchez, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-7042

(323) 914-7111

(800) 735-2922
Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

Los Angeles, California United States View Map