YOUTH WORKER, CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources - Los Angeles, CA4.2

Temporary$32,000 a year
EducationSkills
FIRST DAY OF FILING: 9/12/18 AT 8:00 A.M. - ONLINE FILING ONLY
THIS EXAMINATION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

EXAM NUMBER:
T8246D

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

DEFINITION:
Participates in an on-the-job training program or a training assignment in one of a variety of entry level jobs, including those in the crafts, institutional support services, clerical, paramedical or para technical occupational series, in various County departments.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
Incumbents of the temporary positions allocable to this class, participate in on-the-job training programs or training assignments individually structured and monitored by the departments to which they are assigned. Successful completion of the programs or assignments prepare the incumbents to compete for entry level jobs in the area in which they have received training. Incumbents may receive formal or informal instructions in the basic principles, which identify the responsibilities, and govern the satisfactory performance of the duties of the job. Additionally, under the direct supervision of a working or first level supervisor, incumbents receive practical guided work experience which prepares them for entry level assignments, or to continue educational pursuits in the particular field. Assignments may be on all shifts in departments that have 24-hour responsibility.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs copying and printing of various documents such as flyers, banners, brochures, reports, training manuals and assembles printed copies into folders and binders.
Sends proof of copying and printing work to requestors at different DCFS offices for finalization and notifies them when request is completed, tracks and files each request for future reference, and packs completed work for the offices for mailing or pick up. Ensures packed boxes are delivered by the moving company to the new work site and placed in the correct staff workstations.
Checks furniture, chairs, cabinets, drawers, key locks and keyboard trays to ensure they are functioning properly and gathers all desk/cabinet keys, sorts and provides them to the manager.
Generates cubicle labels with numbers and directional signs within the work area and pathways to various work areas.
Assists in the walkthrough of the building, including checking ceiling, tiles, lighting fixtures, carpets (pre and post installation), walls, wiring and assists in the raising and lowering of furniture in workstation and noting for specific deficiencies.
Processes 1060s and EMS requests for changes and modifications and follows up on pending issues such as collateral calls to ISD and furniture vendors
Counts vacant workstations and offices at the various DCFS buildings and verifies items at all buildings with item control.
Assists in completing a portion of the Monthly Management Report (MMR), Building Encumbrance and Vacancy Report and enters data into the Property Management Database.
Assists in taking inventory of disaster preparedness items at DCFS offices annually, issues sign-in and sign-out sheet and materials to participants attending EDSS trainings and participates in EDSS presentations.
Assists with the coordination of acquiring Red Cross First Aid Facility Training and cross check rosters to ensure they reflect correct information for trainee participants.
Assists in drawing functional diagrams using Visio, password resets, gathering requirements (note takers) and updates tables in Excel.
Conducts physical inventory of stock items, performs data entries related to stock items in Procurement Section, assists in shipping and receiving goods, verifies goods received for Procurement stockroom and records obsolete cellular devices and other returned items for disposition and recycling.
Completes and maintains necessary forms to document salvaged items, assists in the disposition of furniture, office supplies and surplus items, helps pack boxes, prepares labels as required for storage, files stockroom documents, and relocates staff and their respective office supplies and equipment.
Perform clerical duties including, but not limited to, creating files and spreadsheets, filling and retrieving files, scanning and uploading documents, communicate via electronic mail/telephone to staff, assists in preparing training materials, keeps the supply room in order and orders supplies, replenishes printer supplies, shred confidential documents, types from plain or corrected copy, drafts or verbal instructions, such materials as reports, letters, rosters, schedules, etc.

REQUIREMENTS:SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Youth, between ages 16 up to 21, who is currently enrolled and attending OR has completed "Independent Living Program"* (ILP) and/or "Teen Club"* activities with the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services within 24 months of submission of examination application.

PHYSICAL CLASS II – Light: 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:
  • Applicant's participation in the "ILP" and/or "Teen Club" will be verified by the Youth Development Services Division of the Department of Children and Family Services in Los Angeles County.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Currently enrolled** in a High School or completed** High School, GED Program, or the State Proficiency Exam.
Currently enrolled** in an accredited college or university with 2.0 GPA or higher and have completed at least one semester or quarter.
**In order to receive extra credits related to the Desirable Qualifications, applicants MUST attach a legible copy of a diploma OR an official transcript (You may open the sealed envelope of the official transcript and provide us a copy) OR an original copy of an OFFICIAL LETTER from the Registrar's office which shows your current enrollment status OR a legible copy of certification that shows completion of the State Proficiency Exam with the application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing your online application.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an evaluation of training and education based on application information and Desirable Qualifications weighted 100%.

Candidate must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the Eligible Register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION: The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in this 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.

All notifications (Notices of Non-Acceptance, Notice Results, etc.) will be mailed via United States Postal Services (USPS). Scores cannot be given over the telephone.

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

SPECIAL INFORMATION:
VACANCY INFORMATION: The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Children and Family Services.

AVAILABLE SHIFT: ANY

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY.
Applicants are required to submit a standard Los Angeles County Employment Application online and complete the Supplemental Questionnaire to be considered for this examination. Paper applications and/or resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of online applications. We must receive your application by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.

All applicants MUST complete the filing process ONLINE (via electronic submission). Applications will not be accepted by mail, fax, or in person.

All required documents must be submitted at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing . Any missing required documents not submitted by the deadline will result in your application being rejected as incomplete.

Note: If you are unable to attach the required documents, you may e-mail them to badoyy@dcfs.lacounty.gov or fax the documents to (213) 738-6470 at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing. Please make sure to reference your full name (Last, First name), examination title and number on the subject line of your e-mail or in your fax.

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 by 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.

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Selection Requirements and complete the Supplemental Questionnaire. 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. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

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 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 USER ID 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.

Department Contact Name: Yeran Badoyan
Department Contact Phone: (213) 351-5898
Department Contact Email: Badoyy@dcfs.lacounty.gov

California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922
ADA Coordinator Email: Badoyy@dcfs.lacounty.gov
Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099
Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077