TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED STARTING OCTOBER 28, 2020 AT 8:00
The first review of applications will take place on November 6,
This examination will remain open until the needs of the
are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.
The County of Los Angeles offers an excellent benefits package
which includes a Cafeteria Benefit Plan, Contributory Defined
Benefit Retirement Plan, matched 401(k) Savings and Deferred
Compensation & Thrift Plans, 12 paid Holidays, 10 paid leave days
and an option to buy one to 20 more, and flexible work
Under the general direction of the Executive Director,
Alternatives to Incarceration (UC), assists the CEO in overseeing
the County's Alternatives to Incarceration Initiative.
Positions in this class provide expert professional staff
support to the CEO in the planning, coordination, direction and
control of specialized County functions such as the County budget,
finance, operations, capital projects, legislative analysis,
organization and management studies, employee relations,
classification and compensation policy, risk management, marketing,
asset management, unincorporated area services functions and
environmental/sustainability policy and programs. Employees in this
position may provide supervision to a team of analysts or serve in
a lead, project manager or consultant role for any assignment in
one or more of the above fields of specialization. The employee
must know and expertly apply a comprehensive knowledge of concepts,
practices and procedures to complete complex assignments or know
and proficiently apply a broad knowledge of concepts, practices and
procedures to complete difficult assignments and apply a basic
knowledge of the concepts, practices and procedures of other
field(s) of specialization to complete interdisciplinary
assignments. The employee plans, conducts and supervises major
assignments and reviews and evaluates results, on own initiative
recommends new policies or programs to meet unforeseen or unmet
needs, operates with substantial latitude for unreviewed action or
decision, and performs administrative tasks for the organization on
behalf of the unit manager.
Essential Job Functions
- Assists the Executive Director, Alternatives to Incarceration
(UC), in the development and implementation of a Countywide
strategic plan in support of the Board's vision of justice system
transformation efforts and philosophy of "Care-First,
- Assists in overseeing strategic efforts to ensure that
innovative alternatives to incarceration are developed and
implemented, and that such efforts lead to improved safety, health,
and well-being of individuals and communities.
- Assists in the design and implementation of evaluation systems
that measure efficacy of programs serving the justice-involved
populations and Alternatives to Incarceration strategies.
- Analyzes information and data gathered from County and
non-County sources to identify best practices related to
alternatives to incarceration.
- Develops detailed project plans for a range of evidence-based
policies, interventions, and services that can be implemented to
provide alternatives to incarceration while ensuring the public
safety of the County's communities.
- Supports Board and department strategic initiatives,
priorities, and/or County programs related to incarceration, by
recommending alternative policies, interventions, and/or best
- Coordinates building strategic partnerships with elected
officials, government agencies and other County departments to
determine potential joint initiatives for collaboration.
- Represents the division and/or the department at various events
related to the promotion of alternatives to incarceration.
- Supervises or leads a team of analysts assigned to Alternatives
to Incarceration Initiative in covering all day-to-day operations,
(e.g., prioritizing assignments, evaluating workloads, reviewing
and assessing work performance).
- Prepares reports, presentations, and correspondence (e.g. Board
letters, internal briefing memoranda, fact sheets) to address,
support and respond to needs of the Board Offices, CEO and others
Three years of experience at the level of Senior Analyst, CEO*
analyzing, developing, and implementing alternatives to
incarceration-related policy or programs.
- Experience at the level of Senior Analyst, CEO is defined as
working independently providing professional staff support to the
head of an organization in the planning, coordination, and
direction of alternatives to incarceration-related policy or
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.
2- Light. Involves 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.
This examination will consist of three (3) parts:
Part I: A multiple choice test weighted at 50% covering:
- Deductive Reasoning
- Professional Potential
- Coping with Uncertainty
- Working to High Quality Standards
- Willingness to Learn
- Maintaining Good Working Relationships
- Analyzing Information
- Learning Quickly
- Generating New Ideas
- Using Time Efficiently
- Adapting to Change
Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part
I - multiple choice test in order to proceed to Part II - writing
MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL
SERVICE RULE 7.19.
Part II: A writing assessment weighted 25% measuring English
Structure and Content, Written Expression, and Prioritizing
Applicants must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on Part
II - writing assessment in order to proceed to Part III -
evaluation of training and experience.
Part III: An evaluation of training and experience weighted at
25% covering Professional Technical Knowledge, Work Habits, and
Lived Experience with the Criminal Justice System.
Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and achieve a
combined passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order
to be placed on the register.
All test invitations and other correspondences (non-acceptance
and final result) will be sent electronically to the email address
provided on the application. It is important that candidates
provide a valid e-mail address in their application. Please add
email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org to your
e-mail address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent
e-mail notifications from being filtered as spam/junk mail. It is
the responsibility of the applicant to ensure they receive our
TRANSFER OF SCORES:
Applicants that have taken identical tests for other exams
within the last twelve (12) months will have their scores for the
identical test part(s) automatically transferred to this
The examination contains test parts that may be used in the
future for new examinations. Your scores will be transferred to the
new examination and you may not be allowed to re-take any identical
test parts for at least 12 months.
Study guides and other test preparation resources are available
to help candidates prepare for employment tests. While the guides
will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all
related materials that you deem necessary.
- 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"
- Additional practice tests are available at http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the
examination will be placed on the eligible register for a period of
six (6) months following the date of promulgation.
FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE:
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 will be used to fill vacancies
at the Chief Executive Office as they occur.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Applications must be filed online only. We must receive your
application by 5:00 p.m., PT on the last day of filing.
Applications submitted by U.S. Mail, Fax, or in person will not be
accepted. All related documents, IF ANY, must be received at the
time of filing or within 15 calendar days from application
Note: If you are unable to attach documentation to your online
application, you may email to email@example.com. Please
ensure to reference your attachment by writing your full name,
Neogov Applicant ID, Examination Title, and Examination Number on
the subject of your email.
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be sent electronically to the email address provided on the
application. It is important that you provide a valid email
address. Please add firstname.lastname@example.org and
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senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as
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If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for
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Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always
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It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view
correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not
viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late
test administration or rescheduling of a test component.
- ALL information included in the application materials is
subject to VERIFICATION.We may reject your application at any point
during the examination and hiring process, including after an
appointment has been made.
- FALSIFICATION of any information may result in
- 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.
- Test scores cannot be given over the telephone.
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 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.
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