YOUTH WORKER (Countywide Youth Bridges Program/CORE)

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Temporary Human and Social Services
  • Salary: $33,526.80 Annually USD

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.

In this temporary position, you will participate in a 12 month on-the-job training program or a training assignment in one of a variety of entry level jobs, including those in clerical, paramedical or paratechnical occupational series, in various County departments.
Successful completion of programs or assignments prepares you to compete for entry level jobs in the fields in which you have received training. You may receive formal or informal instruction in the basic principles that identify the responsibilities and specify the requirements for satisfactory performance of the job. Additionally, under the direct supervision of a working or first level supervisor, you will receive practical guided work experience which prepares you for entry level assignments, or to continue educational pursuits, in the particular field. Assignments may be on all shifts in departments that have 24-hour responsibility.

Ready to join the County team? The YOUTH WORKER (Countywide Youth Bridges Program/CORE), R8252B-R is open to the public.We are accepting applicati ons starting Monday, August 9, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. (PT) until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.


Apply to this job posting and join our ever-growing diverse workforce.


Essential Job Functions
What will I do as a Youth Worker?

Receive on-the-job training, and under direct supervision participate in entry level work in one of a variety of job assignments in the following functional areas:
Clerical Assignments :
Function as a receptionist in a variety of settings.

Assist the public by providing directions, instructions and responding to routine inquiries in person or by telephone.

Assist in operating a small telephone switchboard or system.

Type from plain or corrected copy, drafts or verbal instructions, such materials as reports, letters, vouchers, receipts, lists, schedules, etc.

Process work through data entry on a computer.

Receive payment and fees or other valuables at a cashier's window or by mail and issue receipts.

Paramedical, Paratechnical and Specialized Assignments :
Assist in performing simple routine duties, under direct supervision, in a patient care unit or laboratory, radiology unit, or for graphic arts, photography services, recreation therapy services, social and children services, the museum, library, beaches, parks, etc.

Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:

OPTION I:
Completion of 120 hours of career exposure with the County of Los Angeles Department of Human Resources' Countywide Youth Bridges Program; must be age 24 or younger at time of appointment.

OPTION II:
Completion of 300 hours of the County of Los Angeles Workforce Development, Aging and Community Services' Creating Opportunities and Real Experiences (CORE) internship career exposure program; must be age 24 or younger at time of appointment.

PHYSICAL CLASS:
2 - LIGHT. 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.

APPLICANTS WHO HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY APPOINTED AS A YOUTH WORKER FOR MORE THAN 10 ACCUMULATIVE MONTHS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
Additional Information
Our Assessment Process:
Once we have determined that you meet the requirements, we will invite you to take a multiple-choice test of the competencies required for this job weighted at 100% which will cover:
* Learning Potential
* Responsibility
* Customer Focus

You must meet the requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

Once you complete the assessment, you are not able to review them per Civil Service Rule 7.19.

NOTE: All notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important to provide a valid email address and make sure to add fkumala@hr.lacounty.gov, careers@hr.lacounty.gov, info@governmentjobs.com, noreply@governmentjobs.com, talentcentral@shl.com, noreply@proctoru.com, and donot-reply@amcatmail.com to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component.

Transfer of Test Components:
Applicants who have taken identical components recently for other exams may have their test 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.

Test Preparation:
There are websites that may help you prepare for the assessments. One is our Online Test Prep System, found at https://hr.lacounty.gov/job-search-toolkit/. Another resource is the SHL website, located at https://www.shl.com/shldirect/en-us/practice-tests/ . We suggest you review any additional materials you think necessary.

What Happens Next: We ask that you submit your online application through the "Apply" link at the top of the opportunity posting well in advance of the closing date 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. We do not accept applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in-person.

You will move through the assessment process and if you pass, you will be placed on the eligible register in the order of the score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the requirements. Provide any relevant job 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, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be disqualified.

Any additional documents to be considered (diplomas, official transcripts, certificates, etc.) must be received at the time of filing or within seven (7) calendar days from the last day of application filing. If you are unable to attach the document(s) to your online application, you may email it to the assigned exam analyst. Please ensure to reference your full name, examination title, and examination number on the subject of your email. All documents must be clear and legible.

IMPORTANT NOTES: 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 or rescission of appointment. Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified.

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

Vacancy Information:
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies
throughout the Los Angeles County departments.

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.

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 prior reservation to use their computers. For more information, please visit their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening or contact the specific libraries directly.

(only select libraries are open)

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.

ADA Accommodation:
If you have a disability and need assistance to apply to this job, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov and completing the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form . The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process.

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.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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