Current State employees in this classification or those who are eligible on a certification list, transfers or reinstatement may apply for this vacancy.
NOTE: APPOINTMENT IS SUBJECT TO SROA/SURPLUS PROVISIONS. PLEASE ATTACH YOUR SROA/SURPLUS LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION AND INDICATE THAT YOU ARE ON SROA STATUS/SURPLUS STATUS IN THE “APPLYING FOR” SECTION OF THE STD 678 EXAMINATION/EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. APPLICATIONS WHICH INDICATE SROA/SURPLUS STATUS WILL BE GIVEN FIRST PRIORITY.
If you are not a current State employee or otherwise eligible, you may qualify for a civil service examination based on the minimum qualifications for the classification. To view a current listing of examinations being offered by the California Department of Veterans Affairs, please visit our website at http://www.calvet.ca.gov, or to view examinations offered by all State departments, please visit the State Personnel Board’s website at http://www.jobs.ca.gov.
HONORABLY DISCHARGED VETERANS WHO FALL UNDER EITHER CATEGORY AND MEET THE REQUIREMENTS STATED ON THE JOB AND/OR EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Edit and review correspondence with a high degree of accuracy using Microsoft Office, Summarize notes into minutes, Access internet and intranet, Create and maintain file folders to include departmental, confidential and administrative files, Schedule appointments and maintain calendar(s, Compile information and type monthly reports, Order supplies and track items ordered and received, Prepare purchase orders and supply requests, Coordinate priority work with supervisor, Assist in effectively supporting the needs of the facility and applicants/residents, May prepare and issue admissions documents, May perform sensitive and difficult duties, Use prudence and sound judgment to resolve or refer questions appropriately, May have contact with applicants and family members as needed, Exercise good judgment, initiative and tact in dealing with public contacts, residents, supervisors and managers, Respond to or route a wide variety of telephone calls.
Utilize facsimile and copy machines, Receive and distribute mail, Schedule training classes, Maintain records of training to ensure employees are current, Review, log and tracks census and VA per diem eligibility, Prepare monthly VA per diem report, Utilize Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and departmental computer programs or databases.
Perform timekeeping responsibilities for unit staff and submit to Human Resources (HR), Coordinate travel arrangements, prepare itineraries, submit and track travel claims, Complete monthly Silverchair training modules and attend facility in-service training.
Other related duties as assigned.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Ability to type at a speed of not less than 40 words per minute from ordinary manuscript or typewrittten material. Individuals who are new to state service or new to the class will be required to provide an acceptable typing certificate that meets the State Personnel Board's requirements prior to appointment.
How to Apply:
Visit the State Personnel Board (SPB) website at: http://www.jobs.ca.gov, to download the application. Submit your completed State Application (Std. 678), and resume to: Veterans Home of California, West Los Angeles – 11500 Nimitz Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90049, Attn: Human Resources. All applications must be postmarked on or before the final filing date.
Note: In the Explanation section of the State application, you must clearly indicate the basis of your eligibility, i.e., list, transfer, SROA, Surplus, Re-employment, Reinstatement, or Training and Development Assignment. Failure to do so could result in being rejected from the interview process. You must also reference 576-XXX-1139-XXX on your application.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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It is the objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free state workplace. Any applicant for State employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing civil service, and the special trust placed in public servants.