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The County of Los Angeles Chief Program Specialist, CEO in Los Angeles, California

Chief Program Specialist, CEO

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Chief Program Specialist, CEO

Salary

$116,772.00 - $157,368.00 Annually

Location

Los Angeles County, CA

Job Type

Full time

Department

HUMAN RESOURCES COUNTYWIDE EXAMS

Job Number

M0819N-R

Closing

7/28/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

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Position/Program Information

EXAM NUMBER

M0819N-R

Job Title: Chief Program Specialist, CEO

Salary: $116,772.00 - $157,368.00 Annually

When to Submit Your Application: The application filing period will begin on July 28, 2021 2021 at 8:00 a.m. (Pacific Time) and will close on July 28, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). Applications received after 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) will not be considered. This exam will reopen as the needs of the service require.

Type of Recruitment: Open Competitive Job Opportunity

Check Out Our Outstanding Benefits!

Click here (http://hr.lacounty.gov/benefits/) to see a list of employee benefits.

Who We Are

The County of Los Angeles is the largest employer in Southern California with over 112,000 employees across 36 departments and an operating budget of $36 billion. The County provides vital public services as diverse as law enforcement, property assessment, public health protection, water conservation, cultural activities and many more.

The Opportunity

We are pursuing qualified candidates to fill Chief Program Specialist, CEO positions within the Chief Executive Office. The position has responsibility for a major program providing operating departments with professional services in the administration of specialized Countywide programs.

Essential Job Functions

Position Responsibilities

  • Supervises a section/unit in the Chief Executive Office

  • Reviews and resolves complex complaints/problems/issues

  • Leads or participates in the development of section-related programs or assignments of a highly complex or sensitive nature for departmental or Countywide implementation

  • Participates in the Chief Executive Office’s strategic planning

  • Prepares and reviews a variety of documents (e.g., narrative and technical reports, correspondences, Board letters, contracts)

  • Consults other section supervisors/staff, upper management, and/or County departments

  • Represents the Chief Executive Office and assigned section

Requirements

Requirements to Qualify

Three years of experience analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems of organization, program, systems, budget, compensation, or personnel, at the level of Los Angeles County Class of Program Specialist IV, CEO*.

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

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.

Special Requirement Information

*In the County of Los Angeles, experience at the level of Program Specialist IV, CEO is defined as analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of highly complex problems (e.g. Budget curtailments, Board referrals) in administration of organization-wide programs.

Out of Class Experience will not be accepted for this examination.

Additional Information

Our Assessment Process

This examination will consist of two (2) parts:

Part I: A multiple choice test weighted at 75% covering:

  • Deductive Reasoning

  • Analyzing Information

  • Empathy

  • Sharing Knowledge and Guidance

  • Controlling Emotions

  • Management Judgment

  • Management Potential

  • Achievement

  • Responsibility

  • Willingness to Learn

  • Working Relationships

  • Learning Quickly

  • Generating New Ideas

  • Using Time Efficiently

  • Working to High Quality Standards

  • Adapting to Change

Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part I - multiple choice test in order to proceed to Part II - writing assessment.

MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.

Part II: A writing assessment weighted 25% measuring English Structure and Content, Written Expression, and Prioritizing Information.

Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part II - writing assessment in order to be placed on the eligible register.

Applicants must meet the Requirements and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part I and Part II of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of 6 months following the date of promulgation.

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 AOganesyan@hr.lacounty.gov, info@governmentjobs.com, talentcentral@shl.com, noreply@proctoru.com, and donot-reply@amcatmail.com to your email address and 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 Responses:

  • Applicants who are concurrently applying to Principal Analyst, CEO (Exam No. M0830Z-R) will take the identical test parts (Part I and Part II) one time only.

  • 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.

Test Preparation

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 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/.

Eligibility Requirement

The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register for a period of six (6) months.

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

Selection Certification

In accordance with TITLE 5 - PERSONNEL, APPENDIX 1 (Civil Service Rule 11.03) of the Los Angeles County Code, the Department of Human Resources (DHR) is canvassing applicants to identify eligible candidates who have the experience in the following areas:

Human Resources/Performance Management

Risk Management

Candidates should be prepared to respond to a supplemental questionnaire during the application process. In order to be considered for placement on any Selective Certification lists for one or more of these areas, you are required to complete the associated supplemental questions. Your request to be placed on any selective certification list will be rejected if you do not complete the supplemental questions. The experience you claim in the supplemental questions must be consistent with the information you provide in your application. Candidates who pass the examination and meet the criteria identified in the supplemental questions will be placed on the Selective Certification list for that area.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online only. We must receive your application from July 28, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. (PT) to July 28, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (PT). 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 July 28, 2021 5 p.m. (PT) 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.

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 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.

Note: 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 (https://hr.lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Request-for-Reasonable-Accommodation-Form.pdf) (Download PDF reader). The The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process.

Have any questions about anything listed above? Contact us:

Department Contact Name: Anna Oganesyan

Department Contact Phone: (213) 639-6798

Department Contact Email: AOganesyan@hr.lacounty.gov

Exam Number: M0819N-R

Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099

Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077

California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922

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.

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.

For detailed information, please click here (http://hr.lacounty.gov/benefits/)

01

The information you provide on this supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated and used to determine your eligibility to participate in the next phase of the examination process. CHECK YOUR ANSWER CAREFULLY. Any mistakes you make and/or any incomplete responses you provide in completing these questions will be used to disqualify your application even if you possess the qualifying experience or education. Be specific as possible and include all information requested. Comments such as "see resume or application" will not be considered as a response. All information is subject to verification at any time in the examination and hiring process. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or dismissal.

  • I understand the above information and instructions.

    02

    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 AOganesyan@hr.lacounty.gov, info@governmentjobs.com, talentcentral@shl.com, noreply@proctoru.com, and donot-reply@amcatmail.com to your email address and 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.

  • I understand the above information and instructions.

    03

    Do you have three years of experience analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems of organization, program, systems, budget, compensation, or personnel, at the level of Los Angeles County Class of Program Specialist IV, CEO*?

    *In the County of Los Angeles, experience at the level of Program Specialist IV, CEO is defined as analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of highly complex problems in administration of organization-wide programs.

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    If you answered yes to the previous question, describe your experience analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems of organization, program, systems, budget, compensation, or personnel, at the level of Los Angeles County Class of Program Specialist IV, CEO. If you do not possess this experience, type "No Related Experience."

For the experience listed, provide your job title, beginning and end dates and the name and contact information of the employer(s).

05

SELECTIVE CERTIFICATION

The following set of questions will be used to determine your eligibility to be placed on Selective Certification Lists. Read each question carefully and be as specific as possible, including all information related to the functional area identified for Selective Certification. Comments such as "see resume or application" will not be considered as a response. THE EXPERIENCE YOU CLAIM MUST BE CONSISTENT WITH THE EXPERIENCE LISTED IN YOUR APPLICATION. Please note that all information is subject to verification at any time in the examination and hiring process.

  • I understand the above information and instructions.

    06

    HUMAN RESOURCES/PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT Do you have three years of experience at the level of Los Angeles County class of Program Specialist IV, CEO, analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems related to Human Resources operations, including performance management, discipline, employee relations, administrative investigations, policy development, and labor management; one year of which must have been leading staff performing assignments in a centralized Human Resources Unit?

  • Yes

  • No

    07

    If you answered yes to the previous question, describe your experience related to Human Resources/Performance Management. Include details about your role, scope of responsibilities, beginning and ending dates for each job held, hours worked per week, and the name and contact information of employer(s). If you do not possess this experience, type "No Related Experience."

    08

    RISK MANAGEMENT Do you have three years of experience at the level of Los Angeles County class of Program Specialist IV, CEO, analyzing and making recommendations for the solution of problems in risk management in one or more of the following areas: insurance, tort liability claims, workers' compensation claims, audit, finance, medical management, loss control, fraud investigations, root cause analysis, corrective actions, and statistical analysis and privacy?

  • Yes

  • No

    09

    If you answered yes to the previous question, describe your experience related to Risk Management. Include details about your role, scope of responsibilities, beginning and ending dates for each job held, hours worked per week, and the name and contact information of employer(s). If you do not possess this experience, type "No Related Experience."

    Required Question

Agency

County of Los Angeles

Address

****** Los Angeles, California, 90010

Website

http://hr.lacounty.gov

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