Transfer | Location: Westchester/ Venice (LAX-Hyperion)

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This position is responsible for investigating the eligibility of Airport Concessions Disadvantaged/Disadvantaged/Minority/Women/Small/Local/Local Small/Local Transitional Employer/Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (LAWA) (ACDBE/DBE/MBE/WBE/SBE/LBE/LSB/LTE/DVBE(LAWA)) applicants applying for certification under Federal and City guidelines. 

Processing is done online, electronically via email, or hard copy applications. Performs analysis of various business and financial documentation to ascertain eligibility. 
Monitors successful applicants to ensure compliance with certification program requirements. Performs on-site and other types of monitoring to ensure compliance with City, State, and Federal requirements.
Writes highly complex technical ACDBE/DBE/MBE/WBE/SBE/LBE/LSB/LTE/DVBE (LAWA) denial correspondence to certification applicants. Accuracy required in interpreting and applying Federal and City certification regulations when responding to applicants. May occasionally act as liaison to other government certification agencies when responding to questions and concerns about firms denied certification. Advises certification applicants of process and provides referrals to those seeking contracting opportunities with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the City, and other public agencies. 
Handles all applicants applying in-person, electronically, and on-line and responds to questions from applicants and the general public about certification guidelines and procedures. 
Primary contact with applicants is to address their concerns and works to resolve issues. 
Processes all Certification files and assists in identifying, processing, and prioritizing LAWA files. 
Assists in preparation of month-end reports, workload indicators, and other written reports as directed by the Senior Management Analyst II. 
Participates in outreach programs to increase the number of ACDBE/DBE/MBE/WBE/SBE/LBE/LSB/LTE/DVBE(LAWA) firms eligible to take part in LAWA Concessions, Construction and Personal Services contracts. Attends and conducts presentations at conferences, seminars, and similar engagements to promote awareness of certification activities and the certification process.

**Please Note: This LAWA position is located at 1149 South Broadway, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90015.

How to apply

Interested candidates must submit a completed City of Los Angeles application and provide three professional references to Beverly Sossikian ( by the deadline of 4pm on Monday 9/12/2022.