ASSISTANT APPLICATION DEVELOPER
ASSISTANT APPLICATION DEVELOPER
$60,021.84 – $74,565.84 Annually
Los Angeles County, CA
Max Number of Applicants
1/25/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
DEPARTMENT OF REGISTRAR RECORDER/COUNTY CLERK
FILING DATES: January 14, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (PST) to January 25, 2019 5:00 p.m. (PST)
FILING WILL BE SUSPENDED AFTER THE FIRST 50 APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED OR ON JANUARY 25 , 2019 WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE FIRST 50 WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
THE EXAM MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE.
Under direct supervision, analyzes, designs, evaluates, develops, codes, tests, and maintains application systems.
Incumbents in this entry level position assist higher level Application Developers in the analysis, development, and testing of program logic for a small system or a component or module of a system. Assistant Application Developer positions require an understanding of basic technology concepts. They code, test, and debug simple programs in one or more languages, working from program specifications. The Application Developer Series is distinguished from the Information Systems Analyst Series in that Application Developers perform programming duties and are required to have programming knowledge and experience. Assistant Application Developer positions are distinguished from Application Developer I positions in that Assistant Application Developers work primarily on low-complexity software under direct supervision.
Essential Job Functions
Using established procedures, codes, tests and debugs simple application programs, software components, and interfaces or modifies existing low-complexity software according to specifications.
Using established procedures, performs unit or modular testing.
Prepares technical documents, user manuals, and help files.
Assists in analysis, recording, tracking, and resolution of application problems.
Codes and executes programs to extract, transform, and load data for simple system conversions.
Programs software utilizing the C# or Java programming Languages.
Installs application software.
Modifies existing software to correct errors, allows it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance.
Option I*: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related field within the last 3 years. -OR-
Option II: One (1) year of recent* full-time** experience in coding, testing, and debugging one or more application systems.
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.
2 – Light.
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.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*To qualify under Option I, applicants must submit a legible copy of the official diploma or official transcripts, or official letter from the accredited institution registrar office which shows the area of specialization, at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the date of application filing.
**Recent means experience obtained in the last three (3) years.
*Experience is evaluated on the basis of a verifiable 40-hour workweek. Work performed part-time will be prorated on a month-for-month basis.
Experience in developing applications in C# or Java.
Experience in developing ******* web applications.
Experience in writing queries for SQL Server.
Experience in using source control software.
An Interview Examination will assess education, training, experience and general knowledge and abilities to perform the duties of the position weighted 100%.
NOTE: Only candidates meeting the Selection Requirements and Desirable Qualifications Supplemental Questions will be invited to the interview.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the Structure Interview examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.
Invitation letters to the examination will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that candidates provide a valid email address. Please add *********************** and *********************** to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.
All correspondence to applicants will be sent electronically except for the final examination result notice. Test scores cannot be given over the telephone.
Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The names of the candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) month following the date of promulgation.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE FOR THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
Applicants with disabilities who require special arrangements must provide the Recruitment and Selection Section with advance notice.
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies in the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.
Appointees will be required to work any shift, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Applicants are required to submit a standard Los Angeles County Employment Application online (via electronic submission) and complete the Supplemental Questionnaire to be considered for this examination, applications will not be accepted by mail, fax, or in person. Paper applications and/or resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of online applications, although resumes may be uploaded as attachments to online applications.
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you clearly show that you meet the Selection Requirements and complete the Supplemental Questionnaire. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided, so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. Be sure your application shows complete information, in the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, dates completed, and number of credits earned. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, the number of hours worked per week, detailed description of work performed, Failure to provide the complete information correctly may impact assessment of your qualifications and acceptance into the examination process. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
Utilizing VERBIAGE from the Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.
Applicants must submit their applications by 5:00 P.M. (PST) on the last day of filing. In order to receive credit for any college course work or for completion of a training program or seminar program, you MUST include a legible photocopy of the official college transcript(s), official license, or official certificate of completion with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days from the date of filing. Your transcript(s) MUST indicate that you meet the Selection Requirements. Any missing required documents not submitted by the deadline will result in your application being rejected as incomplete.
NOTE: No attachments may be appended to your on-line application once you press ‘SUBMIT’. To avoid your application rejected as incomplete, have ALL required documents (i.e. Certificates, DMV Driving Record, Official Transcripts, etc.) uploaded as attachments BEFORE submitting your on-line application.
If you are unable to attach the required documents, you may e-mail them to Rosetta Thai at *********************** at the time of filing or within (15) calendar days from filing. Please make sure to reference your full name, examination title and number on the subject line of your e-mail.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
Passing this examination and being added to the eligible register does not guarantee an offer of employment.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online 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.
FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE:
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 individual 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.
California Relay Services Phone: **************
ADA Coordinator Phone: (562)462-2285
Teletype Phone: **************
Alternate TTY Phone ************
Department Contact Name: Rosetta Thai
Department Contact Phone: **************
Department Contact Email: *******************************
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The information you provide on this supplemental questionnaire will be evaluated and used to determine your eligibility to participate in the next phase of the examination process. Please be as specific as possible and include all information as requested. Comments such as ‘see resume or application’ will not be considered as a response. Please note that all information is subject to verification at any time in the examination and hiring process. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or dismissal. Do you understand this information?
Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a closely related field within the last 3 years? In order to qualify under Selection Requirements Option I and receive credit for the Bachelor’s degree, you must include a legible copy of your diploma or official transcripts with your application. If YES, make sure you attach a copy of your diploma/official transcripts showing your major field of study.
Do you have one (1) year of recent (within the last three years), full-time experience in coding, testing, and debugging one or more application systems?
If you answered YES to Question 3, you must provide the following information to evaluated and used to determine your experience:
A detailed description of your experience in coding, testing, and debugging one or more application systems
Name of Organization/Department
Supervisor Name and Contact Number
Employment beginning and ending dates
Number of hours worked per week
If you do not have the experience, please indicate N/A.. 05 Do you have experience in developing applications in C# or Java? md5-3721f956afa64f4db42172c5c42d1aa2 06 If you answered YES to Question 5, you must provide the following information to evaluated and used to determine your experience: md5-1fcedef3a60688bf3e3c5f7d4f42521d
If you do not have the experience, please indicate N/A.. 07 Do you have experience in developing ******* web applications? md5-3721f956afa64f4db42172c5c42d1aa2 08 If you answered YES to Question 7, you must provide the following information to evaluated and used to determine your experience: md5-d20bff57b447d97fd18d42bdb42a082b
If you do not have the experience, please indicate N/A.. 09 Do you have experience in writing queries for SQL Server? md5-3721f956afa64f4db42172c5c42d1aa2 10 If you answered YES to Question 9, you must provide the following information to evaluated and used to determine your experience: md5-b307fe1679b7513c*******c40410dd4
If you do not have the experience, please indicate N/A.. 11 Do you have experience in using source control software? md5-3721f956afa64f4db42172c5c42d1aa2 12 If you answered YES to Question 11, you must provide the following information to evaluated and used to determine your experience: md5-3405fa241a7c3d609cf********ed6c3
If you do not have the experience, please indicate N/A..
County of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, 90010
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