Job: COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRICIAN SUPERVISOR 3689

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Job Description

COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRICIAN SUPERVISOR 3689
This listing closes on 2/9/2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada).


Salary


$99,347.00 Annually

Location CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CA


CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CA


Job Type


FULL-TIME

Department


ALL DEPARTMENTS


Job Number


3689 P 2017/01/27 R

Closing date and time


2/9/2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana


DUTIES

ANNUAL SALARY:

$99,347 (Flat Rated)
The salary for the Department of Water and Power is $115,570 to $122,022.

NOTES:

  • For information regarding reciprocity between the City of Los Angeles departments and LADWP, go to http://per.lacity.org/Reciprocity_CityDepts_and_DWP.pdf.
  • The current salary is subject to change. You may confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer.

  • DUTIES:
    A Communications Electrician Supervisor assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of one or more groups of employees engaged in the construction, installation, operation, repair, maintenance, and modification of radio, microwave transmission, Local Area Network/Wide Area Network data distribution systems, telephone networks, audio, TDD equipment, avionic electronics, intrusion alarm systems, mobile digital terminals, dispatch networks, copper and fiber-optic cable systems, video distribution systems, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and transmission systems; applies sound supervisory principles and techniques in building and maintaining an effective work force, fulfills equal employment opportunity responsibilities, and does related work.

    REQUIREMENT(S)/MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S)
    1. Two years of full-time paid experience in the class of Senior Communications Electrician with the City of Los Angeles, engaged in the supervision of technical work on communications equipment and systems; or
    2. Four years of full-time paid experience in a class at the level of Communications Electrician with the City of Los Angeles, engaged in the installation, construction, operation, repair, maintenance or modification of communications equipment.

    PROCESS NOTES:

    1. Applicants who lack six months or less of the required experience may file for this examination. However, they cannot be appointed until the full experience requirement is met.
    2. Some positions may require a valid California driver's license. Candidates may not be eligible for appointment to these positions if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI).
    3. A valid Radiotelegraph or Radiotelephone General Class Operator's License issued by the Federal Communications Commission is required prior to appointment for some positions in the class.

    WHERE TO APPLY & APPLICATION DEADLINE
    Applications will only be accepted on-line. When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the Apply icon. On-line job bulletins are also available at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity/promotionaljobs for Promotional Examinations.

    NOTE:

    Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE:

    Applications must be received by THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017.
    SELECTION PROCESS
    After meeting minimum qualifications, candidates will be scheduled for the following:

    Examination Weights:

    Written Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Qualifying
    Interview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100%
    The examination will consist of a qualifying multiple-choice written test and interview. In the qualifying written test, candidates may be examined for knowledge of: principles of electricity and electronic theory; common sources of trouble in various types of electronic systems; methods of servicing and repairing various types of electronic systems; the uses of materials, test equipment and tools; methods used for maintaining, repairing, and calibrating test equipment and tools; hazards and safety precautions in work activities; the principles and practices of first aide; supervisory principles and practices; and laws, regulations and City policies relating to Equal Employment Opportunity; the ability to: locate and trace trouble in various types of electronic systems; effectively use electronic test equipment, tools and materials; read and interpret a variety of diagrams and sketches pertaining to work activities, including communications plans, schematic diagrams, wiring diagrams, circuit drawings, and blueprints; communicate in writing in a clear and effective manner to perform work related activities, including keeping records and preparing narrative reports; deal tactfully and effectively with employees, elected officials and the public; and other necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Candidates will be notified later by e-mail of the time and location of the written test which will be administered in a single half-day session on SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017, in Los Angeles.

    PASSING SCORE FOR THE QUALIFYING TEST

    The passing score for the qualifying written test will be determined by Personnel Department staff after the close of the filing period. Consideration will be given to the number of candidates taking the test and the existing and anticipated number of vacancies, such that there are a sufficient number of eligibles on the list to satisfy current and future vacancies for the next two years. Therefore, the passing score for the qualifying multiple-choice test may be set either above or below 70%.

    Candidates must achieve a passing score on the qualifying multiple-choice test, in order to be invited to the interview.

    In the interview, emphasis will be placed on the candidate's experience, training, and personal qualifications as they provide the knowledge of: inspection techniques and procedures necessary to monitor work progress on projects; supervisory principles and practices and laws, regulations and City policies relating to Equal Employment Opportunity; the ability to: effectively use electronic test equipment tools and materials; prepare a variety of diagrams and sketches pertaining to work activities; estimate time, labor, and materials from plans and specifications; analyze project requirements in order to effectively plan and direct work activities; communicate in a clear and effective manner for the purpose of giving and receiving information; deal tactfully and effectively with employees, elected officials, and the public; and other necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    NOTES:

  • This examination is based on a validation study, and as provided by Civil Service Commission Rule 4.20, the written test will not be subject to candidate inspection.
  • As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. To request a disability accommodation, please complete the Disability Accommodation Form within 14 calendar days of the submittal of the City application. The Disability Accommodation Form can be obtained at http://per.lacity.org/exams/verify_disability.pdf.
  • Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time if it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin.
  • A final average score of 70% is required to be placed on the eligible list.
  • You must have received a regular appointment to a City position or be on a reserve list to file on a promotional basis.
  • Seniority credit at the rate of .25 of a point for each year of continuous classified City service in those classes which provide qualifying experience for this class.
  • THIS EXAMINATION IS TO BE GIVEN ONLY
    ON AN INTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL BASIS
    The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.

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    01
    To be PROPERLY AND PROMPTLY notified of the status of my application, I UNDERSTAND that I MUST provide on my City application, the following information:-Working E-mail address-Telephone Number-Official social security numberI UNDERSTAND that I MUST provide a working email address on my application where I will receive notifications regarding the status of my application and the selection process.I UNDERSTAND that important information regarding the status of my application and the selection process will only be sent via E-MAIL to the email address I provided.I UNDERSTAND that it is MY RESPONSIBILITY to ensure that the email address I provided is a working email and that I will check my email regularly to ensure I receive any communication as it relates to the examination promptly.I UNDERSTAND that the City of Los Angeles Personnel Department is NOT RESPONSIBLE for any lost or redirected emails and that it is MY RESPONSIBILITY to add info@governmentjobs.com to my email contact list to avoid email notifications related to this examination from being classified as spam or junk mail.
    • I have read these statements to their fullest and will provide a working e-mail address on my application in order to receive status of my application regarding this examination.


    02
    I UNDERSTAND that I am required to describe, IN DETAIL, my appropriate qualifying experience in the Work Experience Section of my application.I UNDERSTAND that, if qualifying with my City experience, that I MUST indicate my appropriate job classification in my work history and NOT ANY WORKING TITLE that I believe is designated to me.I UNDERSTAND that if I attach a resume and/or cover letter IN LIEU of completing the Work Experience Section, my application is INCOMPLETE and WILL NOT be considered for this examination, and my application WILL NOT be further processed.In addition to including my qualifying experience, I UNDERSTAND that I should list ALL jobs, STARTING WITH THE JOBS THAT WILL QUALIFY ME FOR THIS EXAMINATION regardless of duration, including part-time jobs, military service and any periods of unemployment during my entire work history.
    • I have read these statements to their entirety and understand them completely and to their fullest.


    03
    I am currently:
    • A City of Los Angeles employee having received a regular appointment.
    • An exempt City of Los Angeles employee, but have civil service status.
    • An exempt City of Los Angeles employee without receiving civil service status.
    • A City of Los Angeles employee in a temporary training position.
    • A City of Los Angeles employee on a part-time basis.
    • On a regular reserve list for the City of Los Angeles.
    • Not employed with the City of Los Angeles.


    04
    I have full-time paid experience as a Senior Communications Electrician with the City of Los Angeles, engaged in the supervision of technical work on communications equipment and systems for:NOTE: You MUST provide detailed information of this experience in the Work Experience section of this application. Failure to provide this information as instructed may result in your disqualification.
    • This statement does not apply to me.
    • Between 1 to 9 months
    • Between 10 months and 17 months
    • Between 18 months and 23 months
    • 24 months or more


    05
    I have full-time paid experience as a Communications Electrician with the City of Los Angeles, engaged in the installation, construction, operation, repair, maintenance or modification of communications equipment for:NOTE: You MUST provide detailed information of this experience in the Work Experience section of this application. Failure to provide this information as instructed may result in your disqualification.
    • This statement does not apply to me.
    • Between 1 to 19 months
    • Between 20 months to 41 months
    • Between 42 months to 47 months
    • 48 months or more


    06
    I have full-time paid experience in a class at the level of Communications Electrician with the City of Los Angeles, engaged in the installation, construction, operation, repair, maintenance or modification of communications equipment for:NOTE: You MUST provide detailed information of this experience in the Work Experience section of this application. Failure to provide this information as instructed may result in your disqualification.
    • This statement does not apply to me.
    • Between 1 month to 19 months
    • Between 20 months to 41 months
    • Between 42 months to 47 months
    • 48 months or more


    07
    In the text box below, indicate the job classification you are claiming to be at the level of Communications Electrician with the City of Los Angeles: (Please enter N/A if this does not apply to you)For example: Communications ElectricianNOTE: Please note that the classification listed in the text box below should be included in the Work Experience section of this application.


    08
    The work experience I am claiming in a job classification at the level of Communications Electrician in Question #6 includes the following: (Mark all that apply)
    • installation of communications equipment
    • construction of communications equipment
    • operation of communications equipment
    • repair of communications equipment
    • maintenance of communications equipment
    • modification of communications equipment
    • This statement does not apply to me.


    09
    I have a valid Radiotelegraph General Class Operator's License issued by the Federal Communications Commission.NOTE: You MUST provide your license information in the Certificates and Licenses section of the application.
    • Yes, I have a valid Radiotelegraph General Class Operator's License issued by the Federal Communications Commission.
    • This statement does not apply to me.


    10
    I have a valid Radiotelephone General Class Operator's License issued by the Federal Communications Commission.NOTE: You MUST provide your license information in the Certificates and Licenses section of the application.
    • Yes, I have a valid Radiotelephone General Class Operator's License issued by the Federal Communications Commission.
    • This statement does not apply to me.


    * Required Question


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