Power Equipment Technician Supervisor

  • Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 18, 2020
Full Time Administrative Analysis and Research Clerical and Administrative Support Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $80,869.92 Annually USD

Job Description


FILING BEGINS: April 20, 2020 at 8:00 A.M.
FILING CLOSES: May 11, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive (OC)
JOB TYPE: Permanent

About Us : The Department of Parks and Recreation oversees 182 parks and other facilities that include natural areas, wildlife sanctuaries, lakes, trails, arboreta and botanic gardens. The Department also operates the largest municipal golf system with 20 courses at 18 locations and owns great cultural venues including the world famous Hollywood Bowl.

The Department is committed to providing social, cultural and recreational opportunities for all to enjoy through a team of talented and dedicated employees and volunteers who understand completely how Parks Make Life Better!
Essential Job Functions
Plans, assigns, supervises, inspects and evaluates the work of power equipment technicians and sub-journey level staff in repairing gasoline, diesel, alternative fuel and hybrid engines, clutches, transmissions, brakes, front and rear axles, fuel, cooling and electrical systems and other components of passenger cars, trucks and construction equipment and a variety of non-automotive power equipment.
Determines need and extent of repairs and authorizes replacement of parts.

Estimates labor, parts and material requirements and costs.

Serves as shop expediter, supervising initial and final inspections and coordinating flow of work.

Maintains and generates repair work records to comply with departmental and County reporting guidelines.

Orders materials, tools and parts.

Checks work in progress and upon completion for technical adequacy and compliance with equipment specifications.

Instructs subordinates in up to date repair methods and provides technical information on repair of new equipment.

Supervises the maintenance of tools and equipment.

Researches the disposition and status of maintenance and repair of equipment by accessing and utilizing an automated systems application.


Seven years of experience in automotive equipment repair work, three years of which must have been at the journey level. *

A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions. A valid California A or B Driver License may be required to perform job-related duties.**

PHYSICAL CLASS: 3 - 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 Requirements Information:
* Journey-level is defined as, under general direction, diagnosing problems and performing a full range of automotive equipment maintenance and repair.

** License Information: Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked.

Additional Information

Examination content : This examination will consist of either a structured in-person or a recorded online video interview covering training and experience, weighted 100%.

A passing score of 70% or higher is required to be placed on the eligible list.
Eligibility Information : The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible list for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

Special Information : 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 list for this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Department of Parks and Recreation. The current vacancy is located in Baldwin Park, California.

Available shift: Primary hours are during the day, but may be required to work evenings and weekends.

Application and filing information : Applications must be filed on-line via the Governmentjobs.com website. Applications and resumes submitted by U.S. mail, e-mail, third party websites (i.e.: indeed.com, etc.), fax, or in-person will not be accepted.
Instructions for filing online : Go to http://governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty and search for "Power Equipment Technician Supervisor," Click on the name of the bulletin you are applying to, click the green "Apply" button.

Important notes :
  • Utilizing verbiage from the job posting as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you have met the requirements. Doing so may result in an incomplete application and you may be disqualified.
  • If you are unable to attach documents, you may email them to Jesse Yee at jyee@parks.lacounty.gov by the end of the filing date or within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing, or your application may be rejected as incomplete.

Correspondence and updates will be sent via E-Mail .
  • For the foreseeable future, all notices including invitation letters, result letters and notices of non-acceptance will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add jyee @parks.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.

Should any of your contact information change, including mailing address, please notify the Department Contact listed at the bottom of this bulletin.

Social Security Number :
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal Law required that all employed persons have a social security number.

No Sharing of User ID, e-mail and Password : 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.

All information is subject to verification . We may reject your application at any time during selection process.

Department Contact Name: Jesse Yee
Department Contact Number: (626) 588-5104
Department Contact Email: jyee@parks.lacounty.gov
ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 588-5140
Teletype Phone: (213) 427-6118
California Relay Services Phone: (800) 735-2922

Closing Date/Time: 5/11/2020 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Address

Los Angeles, California United States View Map