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 characterized by heavy manual labor. You may receive formal or informal instruction in the basic principles which apply to the work and govern satisfactory performance on the job. Additionally, under the direct supervision of a working or first level supervisor, you will receive practical guided work experience which will prepare you for entry level assignments, or to continue educational pursuits in the particular field.Ready to join the County team?
The YOUTH WORKER, GENERAL LABOR (Countywide Youth Bridges Program/CORE), R8254B-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 General Labor?
Receive on-the-job training, and under direct supervision participate in entry level work in one of a variety of job assignments.
Assist crew leaders in performing sluicing, booming, and removal of debris at dams and reservoirs.
Perform manual work in the construction, repair, and maintenance of streets or bicycle trails in flood access roads as needed.
Assist in the maintenance of drains, catch basins, curbs, gutters, head walls, and driveway aprons by tamping underlayment, mixing concrete, wheel barrowing concrete to the work site, lifting and carrying concrete blocks, and providing tools to more experienced workers.
Assist in sewer maintenance work, such as cleaning sewer lines with the use of specialized hand or power operated tools and equipment, including sewer cleaning machines, pumps, air compressors, blowers, gas detection devices, closed circuit television equipment, 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:
4 - Arduous. Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. APPLICANTS WHO HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY APPOINTED AS A YOUTH WORKER, GENERAL LABOR 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:
* Safety Orientation
* Responsibility 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 ad d email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
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 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.
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.
If you have a disability and need assistance to apply to this job, let us know by contacting the ADA Coordinator at email@example.com
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