A helicopter mechanic holding a screwdriver standing next to a helicopter.

helicopter mechanic

ABOUT THIS JOB

In this role, you will  inspect, repair, overhaul, service, and return all City-owned helicopters to service.

$98,845 (flat-rated)

A 5.5% bonus is paid for possessing an FAA Inspection Authorization.  Some positions require night work, for which a higher salary is paid. Salary range is subject to change. Confirm your starting salary prior to accepting a job offer.

TO APPLY, You must have all of the following:

  • Three years of full-time paid experience as an FAA Certified Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic. Two of those years must have been within the past three years
  • All valid experience must have taken place on one or more of the following turbine powered helicopters: Bell 407, Bell 206 series, Bell 412, Eurocopter AS 350 Series (EC130), and/or Agusta AW 139 and also include:
  • FAR Part 91 or Part 135 Inspections
  • Electrical and mechanical, repair, and troubleshooting activities
  • Sheet metal repairs on air frames
  • Major component overhaul or repair
  • Approving aircraft for return to service after service completion
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applications programmer

ABOUT THIS JOB

In this role, you will help develop and maintain software throughout City departments. You will analyze specs, create program flowcharts, and resolve system problems. In addition, you will perform basic network configuration, write SQL queries, and distribute routine reporting for relational database management systems.

salary: $62,389 – $98,658

Salary range is subject to change. Confirm your starting salary prior to accepting a job offer.

TO APPLY, You must have:

A degree from an accredited four-year college or university with completion of 24 semester or 36 quarter units in any of the following:

  • Information Systems
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science

If you don’t have a four-year degree
in one of the above fields, you may still apply if you meet both conditions below:

  • Have completed a two-year program in information technology (IT) from an accredited college or trade school with at least 12 semester, or 18 quarter units of IT coursework
  • Worked full-time for two years performing systems or programming tasks in a professional IT environment 

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A woman standing in front of heavy duty machinery.

Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic

ABOUT THIS JOB

In this role, you will complete journey-level work on construction, road maintenance, marine, or firefighting equipment. You may also build, install or modify equipment for special purposes.

salary: $90,807 – $99,054

Salary range is subject to change. Confirm your starting salary prior to accepting a job offer.

TO APPLY, You must have one of the following: 

  • A heavy duty equipment mechanic apprenticeship certificate
  • Two years journey-level equipment mechanic experience
  • Five years equipment maintenance and repair experience with two of those years in heavy duty vehicles or watercraft

*note

If you completed a recognized auto or truck mechanics program, that education may be substituted for some of the required experience in the five years experience option.

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A civil engineering technician working at his desk.

CIVIL ENGINEERING DRAFTING TECHNICIAN

ABOUT THIS JOB

In this role, you will create engineering designs, plans, and maps using a Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) system and other tools.

salary: $54,872 – $100,641

Salary range is subject to change. Confirm your starting salary prior to accepting a job offer.

TO APPLY, You must meet one of the following requirement pairs:

REQUIREMENT PAIR A:

  • Completion of 12 semester units or 18 quarter units in CADD
  • Completion of one course in geometry and trigonometry from a high school, accredited college, university, trade school, or technical school

REQUIREMENT PAIR b:

  • One year of engineering drafting experience
  • One year of experience using a CADD system

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Correctional Nurse.

CORRECTIONAL NURSE

ABOUT THIS JOB

In this role, you will provide professional nursing services to arrestees/prisoners in City jails. Services may include assisting the medical staff with patient evaluations and treatment, performing diagnostic tests, providing emergency care, conducting sick call rounds, and testifying in court proceedings.

salary: $70,407 – $110,162

Salary range is subject to change. Confirm your starting salary prior to accepting a job offer.

TO APPLY, You must have both: 

  • A valid Registered Nurse license issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing
  • One year of full-time paid professional nursing experience working in Correctional Care, Critical Care, Emergency Department, Medical-Surgical, or Ambulatory Care Clinic

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Two operators at a LADWP electric station.

ELECTRIC STATION OPERATOR

ABOUT THIS JOB

This role is a two-year apprenticeship program, during which you will work on high voltage electric and auxiliary equipment. On the job and in the classroom, you will learn how to conduct routine inspections, clean equipment, read meters, and prepare reports and documentation. After successfully completing the apprenticeship, you will obtain civil service status.

salary: $60,823 – $115,696

Salary range is subject to change. Confirm your starting salary prior to accepting a job offer.

TO APPLY, You must meet one of the following:

  • Successful completion of one year of high school level course work in physics, chemistry, electricity, or electronics
  • Completion of at least eight months* in the Department of Water and Power’s Utility Pre-Craft Trainee training program
  • One year* of full-time paid experience in electrical or mechanical work involving the operation, maintenance, or repair of electrical generating and distribution equipment or electrical distribution systems
  • One year* of full-time experience performing work on electrical equipment and circuits in the maintenance or construction of electrical systems while in the United States Armed Forces
  • Successful completion of three semester units or four quarter units from an accredited college or university or trade school in physics, chemistry, electricity, or electronics
  • Successful completion of the Hayden or Delmar Electricity course sponsored by the Department of Water and Power

*note

If you have at least six months of the requirement, you may still apply. However, you must meet the full required time before you start the role.

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An LAPD officer at a crime scene.

POLICE SPECIAL INVESTIGATOR

ABOUT THIS JOB

In this role, you will assist the Office of the Inspector General with various investigations regarding the Los Angeles Police Department. You will use investigative strategies to report on matters of employee misconduct, Uses of Force and In-Custody Deaths.  In addition, you will prepare reports related to law enforcement practices and procedures.

salary: $93,124 - $136,200

Salary range is subject to change. Confirm your starting salary prior to accepting a job offer.

ANTICIPATED REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY,
You must meet one of the following requirement pairs:

REQUIREMENT PAIR A:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years of experience investigating or researching police or government oversight, law or policy

REQUIREMENT PAIR B:

  • A graduate degree
  • 2 years of experience investigating or researching police or government oversight, law or policy

REQUIREMENT PAIR c:

  • A law school degree
  • 1 year of experience investigating or researching police or government oversight, law or policy

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