THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE THE SALARY INFORMATION, MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS, AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SECTION. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING.
FIRST DAY OF FILING:
SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 at 8:00 A.M. (PST)
THE FILING PERIOD MAY BE SUSPENDED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THIS EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE.
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
Takes custody of inmate personal property and clothing held for safekeeping at a Sheriff's Department Custody facility.
Positions allocable to this class are assigned to a Sheriff's Department Custody facility and typically report to a Supervising Evidence and Property Custodian, Sheriff. These positions are responsible for ensuring that personal property and clothing held by the Sheriff's Department are protected from loss or damage and that the disposition of all property and clothing are maintained appropriately.
Evidence and Property Custodian I, Sheriff positions require the knowledge and application of Departmental policies and guidelines and applicable laws and statutes governing the storage and safekeeping of personal property. These positions also require the exercise of basic computer data entry skills and a working knowledge of automated accountability and property tracking systems.
Essential Job Functions
Receives, issues receipts for, and inventories personal property and clothing items held at a custody facility and may, on occasion, transport these items to a Sheriff's Department facility.
Lists, files, and records the location of personal property and clothing held at a custody facility.
Maintains personal property records, including found property reports, property control cards, and property release forms.
Releases personal property and clothing to an inmate client, relative, authorized representative, or federal or state prison, after appropriate verification of inmate release or transfer.
Arranges for the transfer or disposal of unclaimed items.
Responds to inquiries regarding the disposition of inmate property and clothing, and reviews, investigates, and reports on claims of missing inmate property.
Completes data entry tasks by utilizing a computer tracking system indicating receipt, inventory, disposition and/or release information relative to inmate personal property.
Ensures that property is prepared for transfer to a County facility or the Central Property and Evidence Unit within the time period allotted and that all property control cards are completed.
Purges inmate's personal property and clothing items stored at a custody facility.
Six months of experience, involving storekeeping, stock, property or warehouse inventory and inventory maintenance.
A valid California Class C Driver License* is required to perform job-related essential functions. Candidates offered these positions would be required to show proof of a driver license prior to appointment.
Out-of-state applicants must have a valid license from the state in which they reside at the time of filing. Out-of-state applicants will be required to obtain a California Class C Driver License prior to appointment.
Physical Class III Moderate: Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The questionnaire contains a pre-investigative questionnaire which will be utilized as part of the background investigation process to ensure applicants meet the standards set forth by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail the pre-investigative questionnaire will be disqualified and will have to wait twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification in order to reapply.
This examination will consist of a written test covering filing, checking for errors, vocabulary, spelling and reading comprehension weighted 100%.
Applicants that have taken identical test part(s) for this or any other exam within the last 12 months will have their 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. Upon acceptance of your application, your scores may be transferred to the new examination and you may not be allowed to retake any identical test part(s) for at least (12) months.
CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.
THE WRITTEN TEST IS NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19.
Please note: Invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application.
It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add Lgjackso@lasd.org to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.
Notice of Non-Acceptance and Final Result letter will be mailed via USPS. Test scores cannot be given over the phone.
Study guides and other test preparation resources are available to help candidates for the written employment test. An interactive, Online Test Preparation System for taking practice tests may be accessed at the Department of Human Resources website at http://hr.lacounty.gov/. Click on the Find a Job tab, then click on the Job Search Toolkit tab.
Test Preparation Information is located under the "Employment Test Assistance" section. While the guides will help in preparing for the test, we advise you to review all related materials that you deem necessary.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
No person may compete in this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING FINGERPRINT SEARCH. Examples of disqualifying factors include: Any felony convictions; job related misdemeanor convictions; certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (3 moving violations in one year; failure to appear; at fault accidents; suspended license; driving under the influence); poor credit history; poor employment history; substance abuse; anyone on probation.
ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a "zero tolerance" policy for its employees for the following:
Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge.
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Custody General & Specialized Division, Inmate Reception Center.
AVAILABLE SHIFT Any Shift
APPOINTEES WILL BE IN CONSTANT CONTACT WITH INMATES IN A JAIL ENVIRONMENT, AND MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING EVENINGS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment application and supplemental questionnaire ONLINE only. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes and supporting documents may be uploaded as attachments to the online application.
Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we may evaluate your qualifications for the job. All information is subject to verification and applications may be rejected at any time during the selection process.
The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS and you have completely filled out your application.
Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this post. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Your application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted electronically by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.
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 or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.
NOTE: Candidates who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission.
If you are unable to attach required documents, you may fax the documents to (323) 415-2580 at the time of filing, or during the examination process but prior to promulgation. Please include your Name, the Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the faxed documents.
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 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 or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
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Teletype Phone: (213) 626-0251
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