Exam Number C3889T Filing Type Open Continuous Filing Start Date 04/09/2013 Salary Type Monthly Salary Minimum 4977.09 Salary Maximum 5856.64 Special Salary Information This salary represents a four-step salary range with step increases every twelve months. For this position, all candidates are hired at the second step salary. Essential Job Functions
A Survey Technician I is responsible for a combination of the following essential job functions: measures horizontal and slope distances with steel tape by applying tension and temperature corrections while plumbing over survey points; operates self-reading and stadia rods in the performance of design, construction and level net surveys; operates prism rod for design, construction, control and topographic surveys; sets and plumbs foresight and back sight targets, prism glass, Global Positioning Systems receivers, and aerial targets for various surveys; sets survey points on centerline for right of way and control surveys; sets construction stakes, slope stakes and marker lath indicating cuts, fills, offsets or related information; maintains peg notes including measured distance, measured angles, slope chain reduction, and level peg notes; operates boat and outboard motor, sounding equipment and related equipment for hydrographic surveys; cuts and clears brush and other obstacles for line before and doing surveys; maintains survey tools and equipment; loads or stocks survey van with the proper equipment and supplies; operates levels, transits, total stations, Electronic Distance Measurement (E.D.M.) and other precision instruments; and drives a survey vehicle to various locations throughout the County of Los Angeles. Requirements
Selection Requirements: Completion of 60 semester units, or the equivalent, including at least 24 units in surveying, at an accredited** college or university. Physical Class Physical Class IV – Arduous: Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity. License(s) Required
A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. Appointees may be required to provide automobiles and drive them in the County service at the rate of compensation allowed by the Board of Supervisors. Desirable Qualifications
Knowledge of software programs such as Data Collector, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook to create, store and retrieve documents.
Special Requirement Information
Applicants MUST submit a copy of their transcripts AT THE TIME OF FILING . Unofficial transcripts are acceptable . Applications submitted without required transcripts will be rejected as incomplete . Required education and experience will be subject to verification prior to appointment.
License Information: Successful applicants for this position will be required to obtain a copy of their driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. A copy of your driving record must be presented at the time of your appointment. License must not be suspended, restricted, or revoked. AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS FOUR OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.
To qualify, candidates must meet the requirements at the time of filing. No withhold will be allowed. Accreditation Information ** Accreditation: Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE). Examination Content
This examination will consist of an interview weighted 100% covering education and experience, personal fitness, and general ability to perform the duties of the position. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the interview in order to be placed on the eligible register. Special Information
FINGERPRINTING AND SECURITY CLEARANCE: Before a final appointment is made to this position, candidates are subject to security clearance which includes fingerprinting. An individual may be withheld from appointment, if he/she has a conviction record incompatible with the essential duties of the position for which he/she has applied. Any false statement or omission of material fact may cause forfeiture of employment rights. Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Disqualifying factors may include but are not limited to: felony convictions, certain job-related misdemeanor convictions, certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (e.g., 4 or more moving violations within the past 2 years, failure to appear, at-fault accidents, and driving under the influence), illegal use of certain controlled substances and/or poor employment history. Vacancy Information
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Public Works, Survey/Mapping & Property Management Division. Eligibility Information
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in this 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 FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY 12 MONTHS. Application and Filing Information
Fill out your application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if any) 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.
FILE USING ONE OF THE METHODS BELOW:
We encourage you to apply online so you can track the status of your application and get notified of your progress by email.
We must receive your application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if any) by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.
Note: if you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (626) 979-5440 within five (5) days of filing. Please include exam number and exam title.
FILING BY U.S. MAIL OR IN PERSON:
We must receive your completed application and Job Specific Questionnaire (if any) at the address below by 5:30 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, on the last day of filing.
Department of Public Works
Human Resources Division
900 South Fremont Avenue, Lobby Floor
Alhambra, CA 91803-1331
Phone No.: (626) 458-2141
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, ONLY, between 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Please note this office is closed on Fridays.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
All applicants must enter a valid social security number at the time of filing. Entering anything other than a valid social security (i.e. 000-00-0000, 111-11-1111, etc.) will result in an automatic rejection of your application.
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. County of Los Angeles Information View details regarding Employment Eligibility Information, Social Security Act of 2004, Records of Convictions, Veterans Preference Credit, Los Angeles County Child Support Compliance Program, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act by clicking on the link below:
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES BULLETIN INFORMATION
Visit http://hr.lacounty.gov to view the above information. Click on Job Info Center Tab, and then click on County of Los Angeles Bulletin Information link under Some helpful links section.
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.
All positions are open to qualified men and women pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.
The County will make reasonable accommodations. Department Contact Name Jennifer Liu Department Contact Phone 626-458-2141 Department Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org ADA Coordinator Phone 626-458-2141 Teletype Phone 626-282-7829 California Relay Services Phone 800-735-2922 Job Field General Government Services/Other Job Type Technicians