Community Development Commission of the County of Los Angeles

Maintenance Worker IV-Plumber - Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County, CA

Job Description

Maintenance Worker IV-Plumber

Posted: Thursday, 11/16/2023

Maintenance Worker IV
Housing Operations Division
Regular Position
  • Position located in South County
Other positions may become available in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Development Authority is a dynamic, innovative agency created in 1982 by the Board of Supervisors to generate affordable housing and economic redevelopment throughout Los Angeles County and participating cities. Funded primarily with federal grants, the Commission is an industry leader in sponsoring new solutions to housing and forming partnerships with private and public agencies. To apply and find out more about the Los Angeles County Development Authority, please visit our website at

The Housing Operations Division (HOD) manages 3,229 public and affordable housing units located at 68 sites, serving more than 6,500 residents. HOD generates and utilizes the resources of the LACDA to provide quality affordable housing and expand opportunities to improve the quality of life in housing developments through the involvement of employees, residents, and community partners. HOD also implements and administers various funds for the improvement and modernization of the public housing developments and utilizes various grants to provide needs-based services to public housing residents, including at-risk youth and their families.

The Service Plumber performs installs, maintains, and replaces plumbing equipment and fixtures. The Service Plumber must be available for maintenance and plumbing emergency requests, as well as weekend response.

  • The Service Plumber positions will be serving the following area:
  • South County (South Los Angeles)

Essential Job Duties

  • Performs plumbing installation, maintenance, and repair work
  • Lifts up to 50 pounds
  • Inspects sewer lines
  • Assess for leaks and stoppages
  • Conducts back-flow certifications, valve replacements, water heater change-outs, boiler repairs and drain cleaning.
  • Inspects and review the plumbing work of maintenance workers.
  • Conducts preventive maintenance on boiler systems.
  • Operates, maintain, and repair equipment.
  • Trains staff in plumbing techniques and use of equipment.
  • General residential building maintenance repair and vacant unit preparations
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • High school graduation or equivalent required.
  • Five (5) years skilled experience in plumbing installation, maintenance, preventative maintenance, and repair.

  • Valid Plumbing License issued by the County of Los Angeles or other municipality
**Proof of Certification(s) are required and must be uploaded to the application at the time for filing. Applications can be rejected without proof of required certifications.

Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates that do not hold a Back-flow certification upon hiring must satisfactorily complete the Backflow certification within six (6) months of employment.
  • Candidates that do not hold a C36 license upon hiring must obtain the license within one (1) year of employment.
Knowledge of:
  • Plumbing methods, materials, equipment such as snakes, jetters, cameras, and locators.
  • Safety regulations used in various skilled building maintenance trades
  • Basic carpentry skills

Ability to:
  • Apply a range of plumbing skills in repairing and maintaining buildings systems and related structural facilities.
  • Train maintenance workers in proper plumbing techniques
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions directions.
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools- Operate hand and power tools
  • Perform arduous physical activities
  • Safely operate a variety of tools and power equipment
  • Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with others
  • Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe
  • Service Plumber must be available for maintenance and plumbing emergency requests, as well as and weekend response

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity

Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a workplace culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion to advance our mission of building better lives and better neighborhoods.

Reasonable Accommodation
If you are an individual with a disability and need to request reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please call Los Angeles County Development Authority, Human Resources at (626)586-1687 or via email at [email protected].

Application Process
To be considered, all applicants are required to apply online and include an updated resume.

In the Work Experience section of your online application, provide a description of the work you performed as it relates to the position. For each job held, include the dates of employment, name and address of your employer, position title, hours per week, and supervisor.

Please thoroughly answer all supplemental questions. Do not answer "see resume”.

Please include three (3) professional references in the "Reference" section of your application.

Failure to comply with this application process may result in disqualification.

Screening and Selection Process
Following the review of application materials, the most qualified candidates will be contacted for an assessment test and/or interview. Please check the email account you used for the application process for a communication regarding the status of your application.

Salary compensation is dependent on qualifications (experience, education, knowledge, skills, and abilities). Initial salary placement is generally made between the start and mid-point of the posted range. New hires are not eligible to start at the maximum of the posted range.

Conditions of Employment
Prior to the start of employment, successful applicants will be subject to a post-offer medical examination and criminal background check as a condition of employment. Background check information will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability for the position.

Successful applicants must possess a valid California Class C Driver's License, an acceptable driving record, and must comply with the LACDA's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy during employment.
Proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.

Employment with the LACDA is at-will and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.

FILING DEADLINE: December 1, 2023 at 11:59 PM
Apply Immediately. Position may close without prior notice.


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