General Maintenance Worker Job Listing at Medical Sheriff in Los Angeles, CA
This announcement is a rebulletin to reopen the filing period and to update application and filing information. Persons who have already applied within the last six months need not reapply, but may submit additional information by the last day of filing. The information must include your name, the correct examination title and number.
Positions allocable to this class perform a wide variety of maintenance and repair work involving carpentry, electrical, masonry, painting, plumbing or other mechanical and maintenance skills.
Essential Job Functions
Performs a wide variety of general maintenance and repair work including:
Carpentry: Assembles and installs shelves, cabinets, and chair rails, hangs pictures and bulletin boards; repairs scratches and scuffs on furniture and woodwork; repairs poorly fitting doors, windows, or drawers; repairs wood flooring.
Electrical: Replaces broken or defective light switches, sockets, outlets, bulbs, fixtures, fluorescent tubes, and starters.
Masonry: Patches broken asphalt and concrete and plaster surfaces; replaces loose bricks or ceramic tile.
Painting: Paints shelves, cabinets, and furniture; does touch-up painting on interior and exterior surfaces; paints parking lot strips and parking bumpers; paints motors and other mechanical equipment.
Plumbing: Replaces or repairs defective flush valves, faucet and toilet washers and packing: stops leaks in joints by tightening; replaces short lengths of pipe; cleans clogged pipe lines using a snake, closet auger, force cup, or chemicals.
Mechanical: Replaces or adjusts drive belts; maintains and adjusts motors, pumps, and compressors; lubricates and checks heating, cooling, or ventilating systems for proper operation.
Miscellaneous: Replaces glass in windows, doors, and partitions; performs minor sheet metal work; maintains parking lots; makes minor roof repairs; operates and maintains furnaces and low pressure boilers.
Inspects building to ensure safety and to determine the need for repair or maintenance.
Operates power tools.
Maintains and repairs various types of equipment and tools.
Assists journey-level trade positions performing installation work or more difficult repairs.
Drives automotive equipment in performance of duties as necessary.
Physical Class III Moderate: 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.
A California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
Special Requirement Information
*To qualify, applicants must present an original Certificate of Completion of the County of Los Angeles approved training program for General Maintenance Worker at the time of filing .
This examination will consist of a written test covering knowledge of general maintenance weighted 100%.
THE WRITTEN TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.
Shift: Any Shift
APPOINTEES MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING EVENINGS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS.
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING A FINGERPRINT SEARCH. Examples of disqualifying factors include: Any felony convictions; job related misdemeanor convictions; certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (3 moving violations in one year; failure to appear; at fault accidents; suspended license; driving under the influence); poor credit history; poor employment history; substance abuse; anyone on probation.
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Facilities Management Services.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of six (6) months following the date of promulgation.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY SIX (6) MONTHS.
Job Opportunity Information
Employment Eligibility Information: Final appointment is contingent upon verification of U.S. citizenship or the right to work in the United States. Immigration law provides that all persons hired after November 6, 1986, are required to present original documents to the County, within three (3) business days of hiring, which show satisfactory proof of: 1) identity and 2) U.S. employment eligibility.
Social Security Act of 2004: Section 419 (c) of Public Law 108-203, the Social Security Protection Act of 2004, requires State and local government employers to disclose the effect of the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset Provision to employees hired on or after January 1, 2005, in jobs not covered by Social Security. The County of Los Angeles does not participate in the Social Security System. All newly hired County of Los Angeles employees must sign a statement (Form SSA-1945) prior to the start of employment indicating that they are aware of a possible reduction in their future Social Security benefit entitlement. For more information on Social Security and about each provision, you may visit the website www.socialsecurity.gov, or call toll free 1-800-772-1213. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the TTY number 1-800-325-0778 or contact a local Social Security office.
Record of Convictions: A full disclosure of all convictions is required. Failure to disclose convictions will result in disqualification. Not all convictions constitute an automatic bar to employment. Factors such as your age at the time of the offense(s), and the recency of offense(s) will be taken into account, as well as the relationship between the offense(s) and the job(s) for which you apply. However, any applicant for County employment who has been convicted of workers compensation fraud is automatically barred from employment with the County of Los Angeles (County Code Section 5.12.110). ANY CONVICTIONS OR COURT RECORDS WHICH ARE EXEMPTED BY A VALID COURT ORDER DO NOT HAVE TO BE INCLUDED.
Veterans Preference Credit: Veterans Preference Credit of 10 points will be added to the final passing grade in any open competitive examination if you are an honorably discharged veteran who served in the Armed Forces of the United States: During a declared war; or During the period April 28, 1952 through July 1, 1955; or For more than 180 consecutive days, other than for training, any part of which occurred after January 31, 1955, and before October 15, 1976; or In a campaign or expedition for which a campaign medal or expeditionary medal has been authorized and awarded.
This also applies to the spouse of such person who, while engaged in such service was wounded, disabled or crippled and thereby permanently prevented from engaging in any remunerative occupation, and also to the widow or widower of any such person who died or was killed while in such service. A DD214, Certificate of Discharge or Separation from Active Duty, or other official documents issued by the branch of service are required as verification of eligibility for Veterans preference. If you are unable to provide any documentation at the time of filing, the 10 points will be withheld until such time it is provided.
Application and Filing Information
Fill out your application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if applicable) completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.
All information is subject to verification.
We may reject your application at any time during the selection process.
We may close this examination without prior notice.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE :
We encourage you to apply online by clicking on the button above or below this bulletin that reads, "Apply to Job" so you can apply online and track the status of your application and get notified of your progress by mail.
We must receive your application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if applicable) by 5:00 pm, PST, on the last day of filing.
NOTE : Candidates who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission. If you are unable to attach required documents, you may fax the documents to (323) 415-2580 within five (5) days of filing online, or by the last day of filing, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST . Please include your Name, the Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the faxed documents.
FILING BY U.S. MAIL OR IN PERSON :
We must receive your completed application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if applicable) at the address below by 5:00 pm, PST, on the last day of filing.
Applications filed at any other County location will not be accepted if they are not received at the above location by the last day of filing. For further information concerning this examination, please call Personnel Administration, Professional Examinations Unit, at (323) 526-5611, TTY (323) 260-5291 OR (323) 267-6669.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING ONLINE FILING:
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES:
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
County of Los Angeles Information
Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons, regardless of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability.
Los Angeles County Child Support Compliance Program: In an effort to improve compliance with court-ordered child, family and spousal support obligations, certain employment and identification information (i.e., name, address, Social Security number and date of hire) is regularly reported to the State Directory of New Hires which may assist in locating persons who owe these obligations. Family Code Section 17512 permits under certain circumstances for additional employment and identifying information to be requested. Applicants will not be disqualified from employment based on this information.
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990: All positions are open to qualified men and women. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons with disabilities who believe they need reasonable accommodation, or help in order to apply for a position, may contact the ADA/Personnel Services for Disabled Persons Coordinator at the number below.
Hearing impaired applicants with telephone teletype equipment may leave messages by calling the teletype phone number below.
The County will attempt to meet reasonable accommodation requests whenever possible.
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