California Department of State Hospitals
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Job Code #:
SUPPORT SERVICES ASSISTANT (GENERAL), GSD/Housekeeping – Metropolitan State Hospital
SUPPORT SERVICES ASSISTANT (GENERAL)
$2,926.00 – $3,664.00 A
$3,125.00 – $3,908.00 B
# of Positions:
Los Angeles County
12 Month Limited Term – Full Time
DSH – Metropolitan
7:00 PM – 3:30 AM
Department of State Hospitals–Metropolitan is in the vibrant community of Norwalk,15 miles east of Los Angeles. To the south are entertainment venues like Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, the marinas and beaches of Huntington, Newport and Laguna. To the west are Palos Verdes and Marina Del Rey.
Department Website: http://www.dsh.ca.gov
Job Description And Duties
Position is located in the City of Norwalk.
The Department of State Hospitals – Metropolitan is accepting applications for Support Services Assistant (SSA) – Housekeeping, LIMITED TERM/Fulltime.
***This position is limited term for 12 months. It may be terminated at any time or may become permanent at a later date.***
The assigned schedule is from 7 PM – 3:30 AM.
Under direct supervision of the Custodian Supervisor II. The SSA will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled State employee; perform coaching, and support to ensure comprehension; accompany staff member to work in any Unit/Program and any Shift to meet the needs of the facility where services are otherwise unavailable; and to do other related work.
Performs support services for the disabled, such as reading, filing, driving, setting up special equipment, transportation of employees in their work setting, serving in a resource and research capacity, provide for a “comfortable” work setting (attendant care) and other job-related support services as required.
This class is distinguished from other clerical support classifications by the services to be performed. Incumbents in the class of Support Services Assistant (General) are regularly and routinely required to perform reading, driving and/or work-related attendant care services for the disabled.
Special Personal Characteristics : neatness; willingness to follow directions; ability to read aloud and speak intelligibly. For those positions requiring driving, possession of a valid driver license will be required. Applicants who do not possess this license will be admitted to the examination but must secure the license prior to appointment.
To be considered for this job opportunity, applicants must have eligibility by way of permanent civil service status, be reachable on an employment list, have transfer eligibility, or have reinstatement eligibility. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ELIGIBILITY, YOU MUST TAKE THE EXAM.
To take the exam please click on the link: 0PB56.PDF (ca.gov)
PLEASE NOTE: This advertisement is posted as until filled. Applications will be reviewed on the 1st and 30th of each month, and selections can be made. However, the Job Control will remain open until the vacancy is filled.
The position(s) require(s) a Background Investigation be cleared prior to being hired.
The position(s) require(s) Medical Clearance prior to being hired.
Unless there is a specific request to be notified via USPS mail, our main contact will be via email. Email correspondence regarding this job posting will primarily come from MSH.Recruitment@dsh.ca.gov. It is the applicant’s responsibility to check their email inbox, including junk/spam emails for any correspondence regarding their application status. In addition, applicants are encouraged to keep their CalCareers profile updated with a current telephone number, mailing address, and email.
All applicants must meet the education and/or experience requirements for this Classification by the advertising deadline established by DSH-Metropolitan, Selection Services Unit.
Employees applying for this position who wish to be considered on a transfer basis must meet the minimum qualifications and all transfer rules. You may also be required to provide additional documents, such as copies of your college transcripts during the screening process when applicable. Please provide proof of the highest paying class you were permanently appointed to from an eligible list.
All Examination and/or Employment Application forms must include: “to” and “from” dates (month/day/year), time base, and civil service class titles. Examination and/or Employment Application forms received without this information will be rejected. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed Examination and/or Employment Application (STD. 678) form.
If you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD. 678 for each position separately. Incomplete applications or applications received with multiple positions listed on one application will not be considered.
EMAILED OR FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Applicants are responsible for obtaining proof of mailing or submission of their applications to MSH-Human Resources Department, Selection Services Unit. Confirmation/receipt of USPS mailed submittals can only be provided for by Certified Mail.
Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.
Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Who May Apply
Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process. Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).
How To Apply
Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:
Address for Mailing Application Packages
You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
Department of State Hospitals
Attn: Human Resources Dept., Selection Services Unit
11401 South Bloomfield Ave
Norwalk , CA 90650
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:
Department of State Hospitals
Human Resources Department
11401 South Bloomfield Ave
Norwalk , CA 90650
Application drop box in Administration building, 3rd Flr. Rm. 340. Closed on weekends and holidays.
07:30 AM – 04:30 PM
Required Application Package Documents
The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.