TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
APPLICATION FILING PERIOD
Beginning Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time (PT). This examination will remain open until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
ONLINE FILING ONLY FOR THIS EXAMINATION. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Essential Job Functions
A Digital Communications Systems Technician is responsible for performing a combination of the following essential job functions: installs, configures, tests, maintains, and repairs digital and Internet based communications systems, infrastructure, and equipment, including digital network telecommunications circuits, and digital communications equipment; installs, programs, tests, maintains, and repairs private branch exchange (PBX) and key telephone switching systems, and related equipment; provides technical support for telephone moves, additions, and changes; demonstrates and explains the correct operation of equipment; installs, rehabilitates, tests, troubleshoots, repairs and removes telephone and network cabling according to industry and County standards; drives automotive equipment to and from work sites; under direction from network systems administrators or telecommunications systems engineers, installs, repairs, and removes network communications hardware and related equipment; assists in the technical evaluation of equipment in coordination with engineering and operating personnel; and keeps time, material, and service records.
Three years of experience in the installation, configuration, testing, maintenance, and repair of digital telephone private branch exchange (PBX) and key switching systems, one year of which must have been at the journey-level*.
* Journey-level experience 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 solving method and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedure to carry out work.
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform essential job-related functions.
Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked.
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 weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.
Vision and color perception must be adequate to effectively and safety perform essential job-related duties.
This examination will consist of an interview covering experience, work style, and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 100%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the interview in order to be placed on the eligible register.
Final results will be sent by U.S. postal mail. Test scores cannot be disclosed over the phone.
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 twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.
Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
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 the 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.
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill a vacancy in the Department of Public Works.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Fill out your application completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.
The acceptance of your application will depend on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Minimum Requirements. Please be sure your application shows complete information, including dates for education and jobs held which relate to this position. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, and description of work performed. All information supplied by applicants is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination or selection process.
* 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/or Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.
ONLINE FILING ONLY
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 this website.
We must receive your application by 5:30 P.M., Pacific Time, on the last day of filing.
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.
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.
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.
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