No experience
Employment Type:
Job Category:
Veteran Intern, Office And Clerical Support
(This job is no longer available)
Los Angeles County | Los Angeles, CA
Grad Date

Not sure what types of jobs you are interested in?

Explore Jobs
Based on Your Education

Follow This Company

Job Description

Position/Program Information




November 14, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (PST)


Open Competitive Job Opportunity


This announcement is a re-bulletin to reopen the filing period for updated eligibility and salary information.


Participates in structured assignments in preparation for successful progression into an office and clerical occupational field.


Positions allocable to this class typically report to an assigned supervisor and/or mentor and receive both technical job training and guidance on workplace behavior, competencies, individual responsibilities, and development of office and clerical support skill sets. Veteran Intern, Office and Clerical Support positions are assigned to assist journey or higher-level support staff in either central or line departments by organizing, transcribing, calculating, recording and retrieving data, and performing customer service functions in order to enhance previous job skills or to gain new experience in office and clerical occupational areas.

Positions receive formal and informal instruction on the principles of office and clerical support to govern satisfactory performance of the job. The internship program prepares veterans to compete for entry and journey-level office and clerical support jobs to continue public service in the area in which they received training. Typically, veterans participate in this program for 12 to 24 months based on individual training and experience requirements. During the duration of the internship program, incumbents are expected to develop and demonstrate progressively increasing skills and to work with greater independence of action as they gain further experience and proficiency in their occupation for progression into permanent County positions. Intern assignments may be made on any shift, including County departments that have 24-hour responsibilities.

Essential Job Functions

Depending on the area of assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Functions as a receptionist in a variety of settings and files, and sorts and arranges documents, correspondence, or other materials.
* Assists the public by providing directions, instructions, and responses to basic inquiries in person or by telephone.
* Uses keyboarding skills to prepare plain or corrected copy, draft letters, reports, vouchers, receipts, permits, lists or schedules.
* Receives payment and fees, valuables, and issues receipts for selling merchandise at a cashier's window.
* Assists in compiling, arranging, and tabulating routine statistical-financial data.
* Assists in the procurement of supplies, equipment, and services.
* Collects and delivers correspondence, records, packages, etc., on regular messenger rounds upon request.



No experience required; however, the veteran must have been discharged or released from active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States Armed Forces under honorable conditions.


A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

A valid DD214, Certificate of Discharge or Separation from Active Duty, is required.


2 - Light. Light physical effort which may included occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.

Veteran Interns who perform moderate or arduous physical tasks as described in the Examples of Duties will be required to pass a Class 3 - Moderate or Class 4 - Arduous physical examination.


* 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.
* Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and 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.

Additional Information


A multiple choice test weighted 100% covering Achievement and Orientation, Dependability, Customer Service Potential, Customer Focus, Conscientiousness, and Retention.


Applicants must meet the Minimum Requirements, receive a passing score of 70% or higher on the multiple choice test in order to be placed on the Eligible register.

Please note: Test Invitation Letters and other correspondences will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add jcheung@hr.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.

Notice of Non-Acceptance and Final Result letter will be mailed via USPS. Multiple choice test scores cannot be given over the telephone.


Applicants that have taken identical multiple choice test part(s) for other exams within the last 12 months, will have their multiple choice test responses for the identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this examination.

This examination contains test parts that may be used in the future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the new examination and may not be allowed to re-take any identical test parts for at least 12 months.


Test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for multiple choice employment test:

* Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates prepare for employment tests. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed on the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/. Please click on "Find a Job" and then "Job Search Toolkit." Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section.
* You can also access test preparation for the computerized portion of the test by going to http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html.

While these practice materials will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review ALL related materials that you deem necessary.


Applications will be processed on an as received basis and those earning a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible register for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

A Selective Certification may be established for various languages. Pursuant to TITLE 5 - PERSONNEL, APPENDIX 1 (Civil Service Rule 11.03) of the Los Angeles County Code, Selective Certification may be used for some positions that require special skills and/or training.


This is a temporary position. Temporary employees can qualify for a County Medical Plan and Pension Savings Plan, but are not qualified to enroll in a contributory defined benefit pension plan. Please disregard any additional Benefit Information listed in this bulletin regarding benefits for permanent employees.


The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout Los Angeles County, as they occur.


Applications must be filed online only. Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

Applicants must attach a copy of DD214 (Certificate of Discharge or Separation from Active Duty), or other official documents issued by the branch of service at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach the required document, you must either email your document(s) to jcheung@hr.lacounty.gov or fax to (213) 380-3681, within 15 calendar days from application filing. Please be sure to include name and examination title and number on documentation.

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.

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 Minimum Requirements. 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, and salary earned. 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 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 AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online 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.


ADA Coordinator Email: adarequests@hr.lacounty.gov

Teletype Phone: (800) 899-4099

Alternate Teletype Phone: (800) 897-0077

California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922

Department Contact Name: James Cheung

Department Contact Phone: (213) 738 - 2361

Department Contact Email: jcheung@hr.lacounty.gov

About Los Angeles County

Since its inception in 1965, LACMA has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography-and represent Los Angeles' uniquely diverse population. Today, the museum features particularly strong collections of Asian, Latin American, European, and American art, as well as a new contemporary museum on its campus, BCAM. With this expanded space for contemporary art, innovative collaborations with artists, and an ongoing transformation project, LACMA is creating a truly modern lens through which to view its rich encyclopedic collection.