TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
INTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY
FIRST DAY OF FILING: FEBRUARY 17, 2017 @ 8:00 a.m., PST
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO RE-OPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE SALARY INFORMATION , VACANCY INFORMATION AND APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY.
RESTRICTED TO PERMANENT EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELESWHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THEIR INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD, UNCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE ATTAINED PERMANENT COUNTY STATUS ON A CLASSIFIED POSITION BY SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD, WITH NO BREAK IN SERVICE SINCE LEAVING THE CLASSIFIED SERVICE,ANDFULL-TIME EMPLOYEES IN THE UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE WITH AT LEAST SIX MONTHS OF FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE IN THE UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE AT THE TIME OF FILING.
NO VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. NO WITHHOLDS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR THIS EXAMINATION.
Heads a refrigeration unit comprised of journey level and sub-journey level refrigeration mechanics.
Essential Job Functions
Plans, assigns, supervises and inspects the work of refrigeration mechanics, apprentices and helpers in the installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment involving modulating and safety controls, thermostats, humidifiers and duct stats.
Makes periodic inspections of existing refrigeration and air conditioning systems.
Inspects work in progress to ensure completion meets time limits and acceptable quality standards.
Inspects contract work as needed.
Assigns and distributes work orders and work request.
Prepares labor and material estimates and requisitions for tools, materials and supplies; keeps time and material cost records.
Ascertains that code requirements and safety regulations are followed.
Performs journey level refrigeration and air conditioning work.
Reviews all work orders before andafter completion.
Orders and pick-up parts for the job.
Coordinates with other trade shops as needed.
Attends mandatory meetings and trainings that are essential to the department.
Drives automotive equipment to work sites.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Two (2) years ofjourney level* experience at the level of the County class of Refrigeration Mechanic** in the installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of commercial and domestic refrigeration and air conditioning systems involving modulating and safety controls, thermostats, humidifiers and duct stats.
A valid California Class C Driver License is required in order to carry out job-related essential functions.
A California Class A or B Driver License may be required.
Successful applicants for this position will be required to obtain a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. A copy of your record must be presented at the time of your appointment. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS THREE (3) OR MORE VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST YEAR WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.
An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)*** approved Universal Technician Certificate in compliance with Federal license requirements as provided in Chapter V, Section 608.
PHYSICAL CLASS III:
Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.
Vision : Keen color perception.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
*Journey-level is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulation, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.
**Experience at the level of County of Los Angeles class of Refrigeration Mechanic is defined as performing journey-level refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, and ventilation tasks in accordance with standard trade practices.
*** Certificate/License Information:
Please make sure to fill out the Certificate/License Section of your application. In addition, you MUST
attach a photocopy of the required license and certificate to your application at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online.
Applicants submitted without the required evidence of licensure and certification will be rejected as incomplete.
The required license, permit or certificate MUST
be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, probationary or restricted license, permit or certificate will not be accepted.
EXPERIENCE PERFORMING DUTIES OUTSIDE OF APPLICANT'S OFFICIAL PAYROLL TITLE WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS EXAMINATION; HOWEVER, VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS (VOEL) WILL NOT BE REQUIRED. ALL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION MATERIAL, INCLUDING DESCRIBING YOUR ASSIGNED DUTIES, WILL BE EVALUATED TO DETERMINE QUALIFICATION. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION MATERIAL IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION AT ANY POINT DURNG THE EXAMINATION AND HIRING PROCESS, INCLUDING AFTER AN APPOINTMENT HAS BEEN MADE. FALSIFICATION OF ANY INFORMATION MY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION
- An evaluation of training and experience based upon application information weighted 50%.
- AnAppraisal of Promotability which will measure the applicants' knowledge and skills, problem solving, written and oral communication, dependability, and supervision, weighted 50%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.
Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
Appointees may be required to work any shift
including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
The resulting Eligible Register will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Your application must be received by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.
Apply online by clicking on the Apply button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment
from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT
be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met. Application filing may be suspended at any time with or without advance notice.
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the MINIMUM
. 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, and salary earned . If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
If you are unable to attach the required documents, you must ****, within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include the exam number and the exam title.
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.
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.
Jaquelyne Saldana, Exam Analyst
ADA COORDINATOR ****
CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES ****
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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