• Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Full Time Building Maintenance Internship Veteran Services
  • Salary: $3,035.64 Monthly USD

Job Description


TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity

APPLICATION FILING PERIOD: August 23 , 2021, at 8:00 a.m. (PT) until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

The County of Los Angeles is recruiting highly motivated and career-minded individuals to fill the position of Veteran Intern, Heavy Maintenance and Operational Support. To view classification standards for the position, please click HERE .

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.

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.
  • Drives County-owned vehicles to pick-up and deliver supplies as needed.

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

Some assignments may require a valid California Class C Driver License to perform job?related essential duties, 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.

Applicants who have been previously appointed as a Veteran Intern, Heavy Maintenance and Operational Support for more than 18 accumulative months will not be accepted.

  • 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

One we have determined that you meet the requirements, we will invite you to take a multiple-choice and/or simulation assessment weighted 100% covering: Safety Orientation, Achievement, Teamwork, and Responsibility.

Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements and receive a passing score of 70% or higher on the multiple-choice and/or simulation assessment in order to be placed on the eligible register.

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

  • 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.


Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While the guides will help you prepare for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.

  • 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.

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/or training.

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 submitted online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted.

Plan to submit your online application in advance 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, 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.

Applicants must attach a copy of DD214 (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 email your document(s) to within 7 calendar days from application filing. Please be sure to include the 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.

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown 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. 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 applicants who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, you may borrow laptops and Wi-Fi hotspots from some public libraries throughout Los Angeles County to complete job applications. Please note some public libraries have reopened with limited access hours and may require a prior reservation to use their computers. For more information, please visit their website at or contact the specific libraries directly.

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


Anti-Racism, Diversity, and 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.

Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO) 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.


If you require an accommodation to fairly compete in any part of the assessment process, let us know by contacting the Testing Accommodations Coordinator at You will be required to complete the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form as well as provide 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.


All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.


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

Department Contact Name: Lowell Burton
Department Contact Phone: (213)351-2942
Department Contact Email:
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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