• Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 10, 2023
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support Environmental Services
  • Salary: $143,102.88 - $222,553.92 Annually USD

Job Description



When to Submit Your Application:
The application filing period will begin on February 10, 2023 at 7:00 a.m. (PT). This examination will remain open until the needs of the department are met and is subject to closure at any time without prior notice.

SPECIAL SALARY INFORMATION: MAPP - This position is subject to the provisions of the County's Management Appraisal and Performance Plan (MAPP). Initial salary placement and subsequent salary adjustments will be made in accordance with MAPP guidelines and regulations.

Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Job Opportunity

No out-of-class experience will be accepted.

Check Out Our Outstanding Benefits!
Los Angeles County offers one of the strongest public-sector benefits packages in the nation.
  • Flexible Benefit Plans - Benefits may be purchased using tax-free County contribution of an additional 14.5%-17% of the employee's monthly salary.
  • Robust Retirement Packages - Contributory-defined benefit plan; optional tax-deferred income plans that may include a County matching contribution up to 4% of employee's salary.
  • Generous Maternity and Family Leave Benefits
  • Flexible Schedules (4/40 workweeks - where appropriate, Telework - where appropriate)
  • Rideshare, Parking, and Transit Benefits
  • 13 paid holidays per year
Who We Are
The Internal Services Department (ISD) plays a major role in supporting all County of Los Angeles departments and commissions. With an annual budget of over $873 million and 2,183 budgeted positions along with over 5,120 contracted workers of varying professions in facilities management, information technology, environmental, administrative, purchasing and contracting, ISD is the County's trusted partner and provider of choice.
Provides regular updates for the department, the Board and the County on the status of the Countywide sustainability programs.

The Opportunity
The Internal Services Department (ISD) Energy and Environmental Services coordinates energy efficiency, conservation, and sustainability programs to maximize the efficient use of natural resources within County operations and throughout the Southern California Region.

Essential Job Functions
What You Will Do:
Plans, organizes, schedules, and directs the work of Division staff, identifying educational training, and other development opportunities.

Coordinates ISD Environmental Initiatives Division's work with the Office of the Chief Sustainability Officer and other Countywide offices.

Manages the administrative and budgetary needs and activities of the Division.

Directs the development, implementation, and management strategies, plans, projects and objectives for the Environmental Initiatives Division.

Develops procedures and methodologies to evaluate and assess Energy, Environmental and Sustainability Program activities, and implements them.

Directs the development, implementation and management of the County Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reporting program including establishing baseline reports, developing reduction goals, developing programs to achieve goals, implementing the program and reporting on progress.

Manages program operations to ensure compliance with policies, standards, laws, and environmental or governmental regulations.

Develops project proposals, grant applications, or other documents to pursue funding for environmental initiatives.

Assigns Division resources to represent the County of the regulatory proceedings, legislative hearings and other government venues where climate change programs and activities are being discussed that impact County operations and constituents. Provides personal representation as necessary. Provides recommendations to the County legislative agenda.

Provides direction and priorities for the development and management of a program to track state and federal emissions markets. Develops and manages a program to quantify Countywide emissions offsets/credits (reductions) and manages the County's participation in emissions credit markets.

Directs the County's participation and responsibilities in non-profit organizations, regional sustainability collaboratives, and partnerships with other public agencies with the goal of acquiring support for Countywide sustainability programs and collaborating with others to leverage all available resources on Countywide regional efforts.

Provides direction on all technical support activities including engineering studies, environmental impact assessments, financial analyses, life cycle cost and benefit studies.

Manages the development of all technical reports to other departments, the Board and the public.

Provides regular updates for the department, the Board and the County on the status of the Countywide sustainability programs.

Participates in meetings with regional, state, and federal legislators and regulators, public agency executives and peers, community groups, local commissions and agencies, and members of the public, as necessary to promote, describe, implement and administer the County's Climate Change Program.

Conducts sustainability or environmental related risk assessment.
Requirements to Qualify:

You must POSSESS and CLEARLY EXPRESS detailed years' of experience performing relevant duties, related to the requirement below within your online job application under the "Experience" area and Supplemental Questionnaire.

Three years' experience managing an organization responsible for the development and/or implementation of energy, environmental or other sustainability programs* on (1) behalf of constituents of a large public agency,** (2) a large corporate or public agency organization,*** or (3) a company providing these programs on behalf of constituents of a large public agency, a large corporate or public agency organization, including directing the budget, personnel, fiscal, and other administrative functions.

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 Class II - Light: This class includes administrative and clerical positions requiring light physical effort that may include occasional light lifting to a 10-pound limit and some bending, stooping, or squatting. Considerable ambulation may be involved.

*Programs may consist of the following: a) a building energy efficiency program; b) a greenhouse gas quantification and mitigation program; c) green building certification program; d) water efficiency or conservation program; e) waste management or reduction program; f) sustainable land-use program; g) renewable energy program; h) clean transportation program or i) other general sustainability program.

**Large public agency is defined as having a minimum population of 75,000 constituents.

***Large corporate or public agency organization is defined as having a minimum 1,000 employees.

  • Experience with federal and/or state grants or contracts from either the grant making or grant receiving side.
  • Experience developing and writing grant proposals, as it relates to energy, environmental, or other sustainability programs.
Additional credit will be given to applicants who possess the desirable qualifications as listed on the supplemental questionnaire.
Additional Information
Our Assessment Process
If you meet the requirements, we will invite you to the examination which will consist of two parts:

Part I - An evaluation of experience based on application information and supplemental questionnaire weighted at 30%.

Part II - An oral interview covering professional expertise (energy, environmental, and general sustainability), communication skills, administrative/management skills, planning/organizing skills, leadership skills, problem analysis/decision making, customer service/interpersonal skills, and the general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted at 70%.

You must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part in the assessment in order to be added onto on list of eligible candidates.

NOTE: All notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add,, and to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notification 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.

Eligibility Information
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the assessment will be placed on the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. Passing this examination and being placed on the Eligible Register do not guarantee an offer of employment.

Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.

How to ApplyApplications must be filed online only. We must receive your application before 5:30 p.m. (PT), on the last day of filing. Applications submitted by U.S. mail, fax, or in person 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 the website
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, 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.

Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add,, and to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.

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Please make sure you put in the time and effort when filling out your application and supplemental questions completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements to Qualify as listed on this bulletin. 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 rejected.

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 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.
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.

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 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.

COVID-19 Vaccination:
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.

Have questions about anything listed above?

Contact us:
Exam Number:
Department Contact Name:
Kari Irby
Department Contact Phone:
(323) 881-4689
Department Contact Email:
California Relay Services Phone:
(800) 735-2922
ADA Coordinator Phone:
(323) 267-2432
Teletype Phone:
(800) 899-4099 [Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077]
Closing Date/Time:

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