Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
4/18/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Assistant supervising Payroll Clerk
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Los Angeles County | Los Angeles, CA
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Position/Program Information

EXAM NUMBER:

Y1335F

First Day of Filing: April 17, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (PT) - Until needs of the department are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

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RESTRICTED TO PERMANENT EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THEIR INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD AND MEET THE QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS.

Current employees in the unclassified service who meet the following criteria also qualify to participate in this exam: 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 -OR- Full-time employees in the unclassified service with at least six (6) months of full-time experience in the unclassified service at the time of filing.

No withhold, Out-of-Class experience, or Verification of Experience Letters (VOEL) will be accepted.

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest health system in the nation, providing compassionate, quality care through its integrated system of hospitals and community-based clinics. DHS annually care for about 600,000 unique patients, employs over 22,000 staff and has an annual operating budget of $4.3 billion. DHS leads the County's effort to provide health services to the residents of Los Angeles County, of which approximately two million are uninsured. DHS hospitals also conduct post-graduate medical education through university affiliations for interns, residents and fellows to train the physician workforce for tomorrow.

MISSION:

Our mission is to ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents through direct services at DHS facilities and through collaboration with community and university partners.

DEFINITION:

Acts as a direct assistant to the supervisor of the payroll section in a large County department or Health Services payroll operation. Essential Job Functions

Assists in planning and scheduling the work of the section in order to anticipate peak periods and meet deadlines.

Reviews the work of subordinates for adherence to work schedules and established procedures and policies, and evaluates the performance of employees supervised.

Trains or assists in the training of new employees in the work of the section.

Assists in the preparation of procedure manuals.

Assists in the coordination of the work of the payroll section with that of other departmental divisions and sections, the Auditor-Controller, and the Department of Human Resources.

Assists in planning, devising and recommending new or revised departmental payroll clerical procedures and in supervising their implementation.

Answers correspondence requiring a knowledge of County payroll procedures and policies.

Participates in the work of subordinates by performing the more difficult and complex payroll work.

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

One (1) year of full-time payroll clerical experience in a central payroll office* of a County department at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Payroll Clerk I involving the processing and review of the departmental payroll.

Full-time experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40-hour work week. Work performed part-time will be prorated on a month-to-month basis.

Credit will be given for additional amount of payroll clerical experience in a County department at the level of Payroll Clerk I beyond the Minimum Requirements.

PHYSICAL CLASS:

2 - 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:

* In the County of Los Angeles, a central payroll office is responsible in providing payroll functions to the entire organization or County department under the direction of a Human Resources Manager.

Payroll Clerk I in the County of Los Angeles is defined as one who processes the payroll for a segment of a County departmental or Health Services payroll operation.

Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:

This examination will consist of two (2) parts:

Part I: An evaluation of your training and experience based on your application information weighted 50%.

Part II: An Appraisal of Promotability which will evaluate Knowledge and Skills, Interpersonal & Verbal/Written Communication Skills, Analytical and Decision-Making Ability, Work Skills, Adaptability, Dependability, and Ethics, and Supervision weighted 50%.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of this examination in order to be added to the eligible register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:

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.

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

Appointees may be required to work any shift, including evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

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.

VACANCY INFORMATION:

The resulting eligible register for this examination will be used to fill a vacancy in the Department of Health Services (DHS) throughout Los Angeles County as they occur.

APPLICATIONS AND FILING INFORMATION:

Applications must be filed online only. Hardcopy/paper applications submitted by U.S. MAIL, FAX or IN PERSON will not be accepted.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.

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.

The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Fill out your application completely and correctly to receive full credit for related education, and/or experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the position. Please do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

All correspondence to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add tbuggs@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. FINAL EXAM NOTICES WILL BE MAILED VIA THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. It is important that applicants provide a complete and valid mailing address. Examination results cannot be given over the phone.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

* All information and documents provided by applicants 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 recission of appointment.
* Utilizing verbiage from Class Specification and/or Minimum/Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Résumé" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application 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 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, E-MAIL, AND PASWORD:

All applicants must file their application 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.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:

Tanisha Buggs, Exam Analyst

(323) 914-7039

tbuggs@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:

(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:

(800) 735-2922

About Los Angeles County

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