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.
The Student Worker Program is designed to provide on-the-job training and experience while participants obtain their degree. We will help you to gain experience in building employment skills and establishing a professional network while continuing your education. This is temporary, part-time position, compensated on an hourly as-needed basis for up to 30 hours per week during instructional period. The Student Work, R8242P-R is open to the public. Don't miss your chance, we are accepting applications from: July 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. (PT)- Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
Essential Job Functions What will I do as Student Worker?
- Prepares, from plain and corrected copy and rough draft, or from verbal instructions, such materials as reports, letters, vouchers, receipts, lists, orders, schedules, notices, file cards, statistical data, and certified copies of documents.
- Waits on the public or acts as receptionist in a small office; answers routine questions of the public, in person or by telephone.
- Performs all types of filing (alphabetical, numerical, chronological and code), and pulls and charges out file material.
- Posts data, keeps records, and prepares reports in accordance with predetermined forms and procedures.
- Performs bills, orders, notes, receipts, permits, licenses, etc.
- Operates various office machines or equipment requiring little specialized training.
- Collects and delivers correspondence, records, packages, etc. on regular messenger rounds and upon request.
- Opens, sorts, time stamps, and routes incoming mail; stuffs, seals, stamps, meters, and registers outgoing mail.
- Searches records and files for data.
- Performs comparing and proofreading of documents.
- Sorts and arranges documents, correspondence or other material.
- Operates a small telephone console as needed.
- Takes notes as needed.
Requirements Minimum Requirements:
Current enrollment in an accredited college, community college, or business college, having academic standing equivalent to at least a freshman in college -OR- current enrollment as a junior or senior in high school. Age: At least 16 years of age.Applicants under 18 years old must present a work permit before starting work. License:
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 Expectations:
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. How do I meet the requirement?
Please provide the following three (3) documents:1. Proof of Academic Standing
regarding class level (e.g., Junior, Senior in High School or at least Freshman in accredited college):
Acceptable proof includes copy of official or unofficial transcript
or a verification letter
which reflects academic standing. The document must clearly show the name of school, your name and the number of units that have been completed. School admittance letter is not
acceptable.2. Proof of Current Enrollment:
Acceptable proof includes current Class Schedule confirming applicant has registered for the current or upcoming semester/quarter, letter from School Administration on school letterhead showing the current enrollment status; a student ID with photograph verifying current enrollment or a copy of the transcripts. School admittance letter is not
3. Proof of Age:
photocopy of Birth Certificate, California I.D. or Driver License.How can I provide the required documents if I cannot attach them at the time of filing?
If you are unable to submit any of the required documents with your application, please email the document(s) to email@example.com
within 15 calendar days from the application submission date.
Please include your full name and exam title or exam number. If hired, you still need to continue to be enrolled and attend school to maintain status in the position.
Additional Information Our Assessment Process
Once we have determined that you meet the requirements, we will invite you to take a multiple choice test weighted 100% covering Learning Potential, Responsibility, Customer Focus and Working with Information. TRANSFER OF TEST COMPONENTS:
- Applicants who have taken identical components recently for other exams may have their scores automatically transferred to this examination.
- This examination contains test components that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test scores may be transferred.
APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER IN THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER. TEST PREPARATION:
- MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.
- All notices will be sent electronically to your e-mail address. Multiple choice test scores cannot be given over the telephone.
Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While the guides will help you preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.
What to expect next:
- An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/. Please click on "Find A Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test preparation information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section.
- Additional online practice tests are available at https://www.shldirect.com/en-us/practice-tests / .
Applicants who successfully pass multiple choice tests will be place on the eligible register for one year (12 months). How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online only. We will being receiving applications on July 1, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. (PT). All applications must be received before 5:00 p.m. (PT) on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted.
Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address. Applicantsmusteitheruploadrequireddocumentsasattachmentsduringapplicationsubmissionoremaila copy of the required documents to DHRsw@hr.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online.
All information is subject to verification, we may reject your application at any point during the examination and hiring process including after an appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification. 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, EMAIL AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their OWN user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.TESTING ACCOMMODATION:
If you require an accommodation to fairly compete in any part of assessment process, let us know by contacting the Testing Accommodation Coordinator at TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov
. You will be required to complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form
as well as supporting documentation from a qualified professional justifying the requested accommodation(s). The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process. 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 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. ANTI-RACISM, DIVERSITY, ADN INCLUSION(ARDI):
The County of Los Angeles recognizes and affirms that all people are created equal and are entitled to all rights afforded by the Constitution of the United States. The Department of Human Resources is committed to promoting Anti-racism, Diversity, and Inclusion efforts to address the inequalities and disparities amongst race. We support the ARDI Strategic Plan and its goals by improving equality, diversity, and inclusion in recruitment, selection, and employment practices.
Do you have any questions? Please contact us using the following information: Exam Number: R8242P-R
Testing Accommodation Coordinator Email: TestingAccommodations@hr.lacounty.gov Teletype Phone:
(800) 899-4099 (Alternate :
(800) 897-0077)California Relay Services Phone:
(800) 735-2922Department Contact Name:
Sophie ZhangDepartment Contact Phone:
(213) 738-2084Department Contact Email: DHRsw@hr.lacounty
Closing Date/Time: 12/17/2021 5:00 PM Pacific