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Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ office is offering a challenging career opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated individual for the position of Staff Assistant/Caseworker in the East Los Angeles area.

The First District is home to two million residents, across 246 square miles, in diverse communities spanning from MacArthur Park to Pomona. The candidate must be community-oriented and have a strong interest in improving the quality of life for residents of Los Angeles County.

The Staff Assistant/Caseworker will work closely with residents and community stakeholders as well as municipal, state, federal and Los Angeles County government departments and agencies to address issues affecting the First District. The Staff Assistant/Caseworker will also support the Legislative Deputies and the District Engagement team to provide the administrative support needed to implement Supervisor Solis’ district priorities and projects. This is a professional staff position that will require work hours beyond the normal workday including weekends and holidays. The position is exempt and unclassified.

Duties and responsibilities:

·        Act as liaison, problem solver, and facilitator between the community and government departments and agencies within Los Angeles County for the First District.

·        Intake constituent casework under the jurisdiction of Los Angeles County Departments and Agencies.

·        Provide constituent referrals for issues concerning federal, state and local departments and agencies.

·        Organize and support community meetings and events, from planning and securing a venue to logistical support.

·        Review and process scheduling requests.

·        Submit and draft language for certificate requests.

·        Reserve and prepare meeting spaces for office appointments and meetings.

·        Assist with office operations as assigned.

·        Assist in the management of the district calendar.

·        Maintain clear and consistent communication with the District Engagement Team and Legislative Deputies, to ensure that information is expeditiously and effectively communicated.

·        Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

·        Bachelor’s degree or 3 years’ experience in public service.

·        Must have a current driver’s license without restrictions.

·        Ability to drive to meetings and community events throughout Los Angeles County.

·        Basic Understanding of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Teams are required.

·        Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively interact with colleagues, elected officials, corporate/business representatives, community members, and the general public.

·        Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with sound decision-making and willingness to take direction.

·        Familiarity with communities throughout the First District, ability to work respectfully with people from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

·        Ability to work on several projects simultaneously and manage a fast paced schedule.

·        Fluent in a second language is a plus.

·        Experience in civic engagement, and/or advocacy preferred but not required.

·        Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.

·        Must be highly self-motivated and committed to the needs of the First District.

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ office is offering a challenging career opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated individual for the position of Staff Assistant/Caseworker in the East Los Angeles area.

The First District…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Benefits

Cadillac benefits offered.

Cadillac benefits offered.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent in a second language is a plus.

Fluent in a second language is a plus.

Location

On-site
4801 E 3rd St, East Los Angeles, CA 90022, USA

How to Apply

The office seeks a professional ready to “hit the ground running”. Please submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and salary requirements to Barbara Garcia at firstdistrictjobs@bos.lacounty.gov with “ELA Staff Assistant /Caseworker” in the subject line. 


The office seeks a professional ready to “hit the ground running”. Please submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and salary requirements to Barbara Garcia at…

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