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December 6, 2018
Los Angeles County, California
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POSITION TITLE: Clerical / Administrative Support (Court Services Assistant I)

SALARY: $34,452.00 - $42,668.76 Annually

JOB LOCATION: Various positionsavailablethroughout LACounty

OPENING DATE: 12/6/2018

CLOSING DATE: May close at any time

EXAM: R9554H

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive Job Opportunity
This position may close at any time based on needs of the Court.
Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.
Join the Los Angeles Superior Court and work for justice and fairness. Individuals interested in becoming part of a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performing workforce that rewards performance and creativity are encouraged to apply.

About the Court
Los Angeles Superior Court is the largest unified trial court in the United States with nearly 600 courtrooms presided over by 550 bench officers and 4,500 full-time employees. The Court has 40 Court locations, serving 88 cities, and 118 law enforcement agencies countywide.

About the Position
Court Services Assistant Is perform a wide variety of basic office clerical support and court operations tasks while learning court procedures and various court operations functions and activities. Representative duties include public counter and telephone, mail, copying, pickup and delivery, data entry of basic case data, office records and files, locating and copying paper or imaged records requested by customers. For a detailed job description, please clickhere. Please note the requirements in the job description may vary from the requirements in the bulletin. Applicants must meet requirements stated in this bulletin.

Positions may be available in any of our Court locations:Airport, Alhambra, Antelope Valley, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Central L.A., Chatsworth, Compton, Downey, East L.A., El Monte, Glendale, Hollywood, Inglewood, Lancaster, Long Beach, Los Padrinos, Monrovia, Monterey Park, Norwalk, Pasadena, Pomona, San Fernando, Santa Clarita, Santa Monica, Sylmar, Torrance, Van Nuys, West Covina, and Whittier. Please indicate your location preference on application.

To qualify, youmustmeet all of thefollowing requirements upon application submission:

  • Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent
  • One year of full-time responsible experience in performing administrative and clerical duties
  • United States citizenship

Note:Credit for experience is given based on a 40-hour workweek. Part-time experience is credited on a part-time ratio, i.e., working 20 hours per week for two months equals one month of experience. No additional credit is given for overtime.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A valid California Class C driver's license or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

Part I:Qualifying evaluation of education, training and experience based upon submitted application materials and supplemental questionnaire. The applicants with the highest qualifications as determined by this evaluation process will be invited to participate in the examination process.

Part II:Online examination, weighted 100%, covering goal orientation, learning potential, service professionalism, conscientiousness, measures knowledge of spelling, ability to enter information into data fields,ability to efficiently compare information and detect errors andthe ability to quickly and accurately perform basic monetary computations to complete customer transactions.

Applications may only be filed online.To learn how to apply online, please access theOnline Employment Application Guide. Los Angeles Superior Court reserves the right to verify all submitted documentation prior to appointment. The Court will only consider completed applications submitted and will reject incomplete applications. A resume will notsubstitute for a fully completed employment application. To facilitate the full and proper consideration of your work experience, clearly specify what professional experience meets the required job qualifications. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience for each position.

Please provide a current and accurate e-mail address for the Court to communicate with you about this job opportunity. Human Resources staff will notify all applicants of their application status via e-mail. We recommend that you [email protected] your e-mail address book to avoid the notification being filtered as spam mail.

Los Angeles Superior Court is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the recruitment process can contact the email address provided below. For additional employment information, please clickhere.

Questions regarding this posting may be e-mailed [email protected].

We will notify you of the outcome after each step of the recruitment process has been completed. Applicants who successfully pass each (and all) examination part(s) will be placed on an eligible list good for one year. Multiple vacancies will be filled using this list.

Exam #R9554H
Clerical / Administrative Support (Court Services Assistant I)

Applications may be submitted online
OR via the HR computer kiosk at
Los Angeles Superior Court
Human Resources Administration
111 N. Hill Street, Room 203
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Options Benefit Plan - Benefits may be purchased using a tax free monthly benefits allowance between $953.46- $2,055.05(based on number enrolled in medical coverage). If the monthly cost of the benefits selected is less than the monthly allowance, the employee receives the difference as additional taxable pay. Medical, dental, disability, life and AD&D insurance, and health and dependent care spending accounts are available in Options.For further information click here.

Deferred Compensation Plan (457) - Optional tax-deferred income plan that includes a County match of up to 4% of employee's salary.

Vacation - All permanent and other designated categories of employees are eligible to earn paid vacation based on years of service. Vacation time may not be used during the first 6 months of employment.

Sick leave - Depending on the length of service and employment categories, up to one day of full pay per month of service is accrued monthly for qualifying service.

Holidays - 13 days per year.

Bereavement leave.

Retirement Plan - A retirement plan is provided to full-time employees.

If the candidate is a "new member" of the County's defined benefit plan (LACERA) on or after January 1, 2013, that person's pension will be limited under the Public Employees Pension Reform Act (PEPRA). For these purposes, a "new member" is someone who first becomes a member of LACERA on or after January 1, 2013 - that is, someone first employed by the County on or after December 1, 2012 - unless she or he established reciprocity with another public retirement system in which she or he was a member before January 1, 2013. For further information, visit

The Commuter Benefit Plan (CBP) - Allows employees to pay for eligible public transit expenses using pre-tax dollars (up to IRS limits).

The information contained herein concerning the benefit package available to incumbents in this classification is based on an employee's appointment to a full-time, permanent position in the Court service in this class. The specific benefit package any individual employee may receive is subject to change based on that employee's particular employment status and payroll title.

INSTRUCTIONS: The information you provide on this online supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated to determine your eligibility to participate in Part II of the examination process. All questions must be answered. You are encouraged to respond as specifically and as completely as possible. Attaching or referencing a resume will not be considered responsive. Incomplete responses, false statements, omission of a material fact and partial information can result in disqualification.

  • Please check the box to indicate you have read and understood the instructions.
Are you a citizen of the United States of America?

  • Yes
  • No
Which of the following best describes your qualifying experience:

  • Option I: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. Equivalent -AND- One year full-time responsible experience in performing administrative and clerical duties -AND- United States Citizenship.
  • Options II: None of the above.
If you answered "Option I" for question 3, please describe your experience in performing administrative and clerical duties. Do not write "See Attached Resume" If not applicable, indicate NA. Use the following format:

  • Name of the employer(s)
  • Titles(s) held
  • Dates of employment
  • Number of hours worked per week
  • Duties and responsibilities performed.

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