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Principal Analyst, Ceo – Legislative Affairs

County of Los Angeles

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted May 1, 2021.

PRINCIPAL ANALYST, CEO
– LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS | Government Jobs page has loaded.

PRINCIPAL ANALYST, CEO
– LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS

Salary $10,557.00
– $14,227.00 Monthly$126,684.00
– $170,724.00 Annually

Position/Program Information TYPE OF RECRUITMENT
Open Competitive Job Opportunity
EXAM NUMBER
M0830Y-R
FILING DATES
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED STARTING FEBRUARY 26, 2021 AT 8:00 A.M.

(PT)
The first review of applications will take place on March 12, 2021.
This examination will remain open until the needs of the service
are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

BENEFIT INFORMATION: 
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 schedules.
DEFINITION:
Under the general direction of a CEO manager, assists the CEO to manage the County’s administrative and financial affairs related to legislation.
CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS:
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, and unincorporated area services functions.

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 Leads the pursuit of complex County-sponsored legislation at the Federal and/or State level.

Collaborates in the selection and pursuit of complex co-sponsored legislation at the Federal and/or State level.

Reviews State and/or Federally complex legislation and budget proposals by working directly with County departments to analyze the fiscal, programmatic, and service impact to the County.

Develops a list of the County’s highest legislative priorities and policies by collaborating with County departments and other internal stakeholders (e.g.

Board of Supervisors, Commissions, Departmental Divisions).

Updates the County’s Federal and State Legislative Agendas by working with County departments to review existing agendas and to submit recommendations for changes to existing, new, and/or deletion of obsolete policies.

Analyzes complex proposals by policy area in the Federal and State budgets by reviewing, evaluating, and reporting on all the items contained in each of the budgets by policy area (e.g.

social services, health/mental health, public safety).

Acts as a legislative advocate for the County by assisting in developing, managing and maintaining strategic partnerships with elected officials, government agencies and other external stakeholders (e.g.

State Associations, Community Based Organizations) Prepares various correspondence related to legislative affairs and internal performance metrics.

Serves as the County’s liaison to elected officials, legislative staff and government agencies at the local, State and Federal levels.

Develops and administers training to County departments on the Federal and State legislative and budget process to ensure that County departments are effective and contributing partners in the advocacy efforts of the County.

Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS:
Three (3) years of experience at the level of Senior Analyst, CEO* analyzing and recommending solutions to problems in legislation and State and Federal budget proposals (e.g., tracking proposed legislation, determining impact of proposed legislation on an entity’s programs and services, advocating at the State and Federal level for the support of measures that would enhance an entity’s programs, revenues, operations, and services, and identifying State and Federal legislation and budget proposals which would negatively impact an entity’s programs, finances and operations which the entity would oppose).
* Experience at the level of Senior Anal yst, CEO in the service of Los Angeles Count y is gained in a central agency or corporate headquarter, working independently providing professional staff support to the head of an organization in the planning, coordination, direction and control of legislative analysis.
LICENSE:
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.
PHYSICAL CLASS:
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.
Additional Information
OUR ASSESSMENT PROCESS :
Once we have determined that you meet the requirements, we will evaluate your fitness for this opportunity using two assessments:
 
PART I: An online multiple choice test weighted at 75% assessing:
Deductive Reasoning Professional Potential Achievement Coping with Uncertainty Responsibility 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 assessment.

MULTIPLE CHOICE TESTS ARE NOT REVIEWABLE BY CANDIDATES PER CIVIL SERVICE RULE 7.19. 
PART II: A  writing assessment weighted at 25% measuring English Structure and Content, Written Expression, and Prioritizing Information.

Applicants must meet the Selection Requirements and receive a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part in order to be placed on the eligible register.

Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application.

It is important that you provide a valid email address.

Please addecervantes@hr.lacounty.gov, info@governmentjobs.com, talentcentral@shl.com, noreply@proctoru.com, and donot-reply@amcatmail.com to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.

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.

TRANSFER OF TEST RESPONSES :
Applicants that have taken identical test questions recently for other exams will have their test responses automatically transferred to this examination.

This examination contains test questions that may be used in the future for new examinations and your test responses may be transferred.

TEST PREPARATION :
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” section.

Additional practice tests are available at http://www.shldirect.com/practice_tests.html .

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION :
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.

Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

VACANCY INFORMATION :
The re sulting eligible register will be used to fill vacancies at the Chief Executive Office as they  occur.

AVAILABLE SHIFT:
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