SELECTION PROCESS FILING INSTRUCTIONS
Each candidate’s background will be evaluated on the Qualified candidates are invited to submit a statement of
basis of information submitted at the time of application to
determine the level and scope of the candidate's
interest and their resume detailing education completed, THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
positions held, current salary and special qualifications.
preparation for this position. The resume should include Resumes should include the following:
any additional information which the candidate wishes
considered. Only the most qualified candidates, as
determined by the screening process, will be invited to
1. Names of schools, colleges or universities attended,
dates attended, degrees earned and field of study. Invites Resumes
participate in the selection process. Please enclose verification of degree(s), licenses and
certificates together with the resume. for
The names of the most highly qualified candidates will be
submitted to the Chief Information Officer for final 2. For organizations and programs managed, the
NOTE: A background investigation will be completed on
name of each employer, job title, size of
organization’s budget, number and composition of
personnel supervised, scope of management
the candidate selected for this position. responsibilities, functions managed, dates of
employment, and current salary.
CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE PROGRAM
CHILD SUPPORT COMPLIANCE PROGRAM 3. Information required to determine if candidate meets
In an effort to improve compliance with court-ordered child,
the Minimum Requirements and Desirable
Qualifications sections of this recruitment
Department of Chief Information Office
family and spousal support obligations, certain employment
and identification information (i.e., name, address, Social
Pursuant to State and federal requirements, we are
Security number and date of hire) is regularly reported to the requesting that you voluntarily provide the following
State Directory of New Hires, which may assist in locating information: (1) your race/ethnicity and (2) your gender.
persons who owe these obligations. Family Code Section This information should be on a separate piece of paper,
17512 permits, under certain circumstances, for additional attached to your resume. This page will be removed from
employment and identifying information to be requested. your resume when it is received. This information will be
Applicants will not be disqualified from employment based on kept confidential and utilized solely for required statistical
this information. purposes.
SPECIAL INFORMATION Please submit resume, cover letter, and current
salary information no later than 5:00 p.m.,
It is the policy of the County of Los Angeles to provide equal March 24, 2008, to:
employment opportunity for all qualified persons regardless
of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation Judie Lecesne
or disability. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act Department of Human Resources
of 1990, persons with disabilities who believe they need Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
reasonable accommodation may call: 213-738-2057 (ADA 500 West Temple Street – Room 555
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convicted of workers’ compensation fraud is automatically E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
barred from employment with the County of Los Angeles This announcement may be downloaded from the
(County Code Section 5.12.110).
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES website at:
SOCIAL SECURITY ACT OF 2004: Section 419(c) of Public http://dhr.lacounty.info
Law 108-203, the Social Security Protection Act of 2004,
requires State and local government employers to disclose
the effects of the Windfall Elimination Provision and the
Government Pension Offset Provision to employees hired on
or after January 1, 2005, in jobs not covered by Social
Security. The County of Los Angeles does not participate in
the Social Security System. All newly hired County of Los
Angeles employees must sign a statement (Form SSA-1945)
prior to the start of employment indicating that they are aware
$111,666 – $169,016
of a possible reduction in their future Social Security benefit (MAPP Range 14)
entitlement. For more information on Social Security and
about each provision, you may visit the website
www.socialsecurity.gov, or call toll free 800-772-1213.
Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may call the TTY
Filing Period: March 10, 2008 -
number 800-325-0778 or contact a local Social Security
The County of Los Angeles is an March 24, 2008
Active Equal Opportunity Employer
possess an extensive knowledge of IT security, privacy • DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
legislation and related policy issues; and the ability to
Directs the development and promotion of security and
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships
privacy awareness training and education for all levels of
the County organization structure on an ongoing basis.
• Currently a Certified Information Systems Security
Professional (CISSP) issued by the International
with internal and external managers, IT technical staff, • Participates in the development and implementation of Information Systems Security Consortium, or other
legal staff and related industry experts. The CISO disaster recovery and business continuity plans to ensure related security accreditation/certification.
represents the County’s interests before State and federal that appropriate IT security measures are addressed.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience in IT
agencies and regulatory bodies. The CISO serves as the • Participates in the development, implementation and planning, auditing, and risk management, as well as
official Health Insurance Portability and Accountability compliance-monitoring of IT security agreements,
(HIPAA) Information Security Officer for the County, and contract and vendor negotiation in the IT field.
business associate agreements, chain-of-trust agree-
coordinates and oversees all HIPAA security for the • Demonstrated working knowledge of government
ments, and Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) that
County. regulations and laws related to privacy and security.
involve access to or exchange of County information, to
• Experience with risk and control assessment of
Although most of the 39 major administrative units and ensure all security concerns are addressed.
departments manage and operate their internal IT • Leads vendor activities, writes and evaluates proposals,
• Experience in managing threat and vulnerability
environments, the CISO is responsible for working and negotiates contracts for Countywide IT security-
assessments of information assets, including
collaboratively with those departments to ensure security related software, equipment and services, and presents
developing and initiating of preventative measures.
governance and regulatory compliance, policy recommendations for funding and approvals to the Chief
The County of Los Angeles, with a population of more
Executive Officer and the Board of Supervisors. • Demonstrated knowledge of identity and access
than 10 million people, has more residents than any development and management, and security training and
management practices and technology.
awareness development. The CISO directs countywide • Maintains current applicable federal and State IT security
county in the nation, and within its boundaries are 88
security initiatives and teams to manage and mitigate laws and standards data to facilitate County adaptation • Excellent oral and written communication skills with an
cities. The County is rich in cultural diversity and home ability to adapt approach, language and style to
to world-renowned museums, theaters, the motion information security threats. and compliance.
picture industry, major universities and numerous five-
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES • Demonstrated ability to serve as an effective member
star restaurants. The mountains, deserts and the Pacific of the leadership team and communicate information
Ocean, along with some of the world’s finest urban The Chief Information Security Officer’s duties include, security- related concepts to a broad range of
recreational attractions, are freeway close. but are not limited to the following: technical and non-technical employees.
The County of Los Angeles is governed by a five- • Oversees the development and implementation of • Demonstrated collaboration and team-building skills
member Board of Supervisors who are elected on a non- Countywide IT security policies and procedures to and the ability to build consensus around challenging
partisan basis and serve four-year terms. As the protect the County from internal and external IT topics.
governing body, the Board of Supervisors serves as both threats and vulnerabilities.
the executive and legislative authority of the largest and • Represents the Chief Information Officer with County COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
most complex county government in the United States. departments, information technology advisory bodies,
and other committees or agencies involving County ANNUAL SALARY: $111,666 – $169,016; MAPP Range
The County has an annual budget in excess of $22 14. The successful candidate may be appointed to any
billion. Thirty-nine major administrative units or policies, plans, methodologies and programs related
to security, privacy and confidentiality of data and salary within the range, depending on qualifications. This
departments serve the needs of the County’s population. position is subject to the provisions of the County’s
The County employs over 100,000 full-time personnel to information technology assets.
• Directs the preparation of short and long term Management Appraisal and Performance Plan (MAPP).
serve its diverse population.
strategies for optimizing the County's Information BENEFITS – The County of Los Angeles provides an
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICE
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICE Security Plan; and formulates and recommends excellent benefit package that allows employees to
Countywide policies for detecting, deterring and Diisney Concerrtt Halllll
D isney Concert Ha l
D sney Conce Ha choose benefits that meet their specific needs. The
The Chief Information Office (CIO) provides vision and mitigating information security threats. package includes:
strategic direction for the effective use of information • Directs and participates in the identification of MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
technology (IT) in the delivery of services to employees and Retirement Plan – The successful candidate may
security risks, development and implementation of
clients of the County of Los Angeles. The CIO is responsible TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE choose either a contributory or non-contributory
security management practices, and the
for enterprise IT planning, cross-departmental issues, and defined benefit plan.
measurement and monitoring of security protection A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
countywide IT practices and policies. Within the CIO, the MegaFlex Benefit Plan – Benefits may be
measures. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Public or
purchased from the MegaFlex Cafeteria Benefit Plan
Information Security Office establishes and publishes • Directs the handling of IT security breaches and Business Administration, or a related field, AND:
countywide information security policies and standards to using a tax-free County contribution of an additional
related incidents, including overseeing the activation
mitigate risks to computer assets and data and directs the OPTION A: A minimum of two years of experience at the 14.5% to 17% of the employee’s monthly salary. Any
of the County Computer Emergency Response Team
enterprise information security program. The Department level of the County of Los Angeles classes of Departmental portion of the County contribution not used to
(CCERT) or other incident response teams.
has a budget of $6.2 million and includes funding for 26 Information Security Officer II or Information Technology purchase benefits is given to the employee as taxable
• Coordinates resource-sharing between departments Specialist, responsible for developing, implementing or income. Benefits available within the MegaFlex
positions. to mitigate IT security incidents and IT security- monitoring a large and complex information systems security Benefit Plan include medical, dental, disability, life
related notifications to the Board of Supervisors.
POSITION OVERVIEW • Serves as a subject matter expert and internal
program for a diverse multi-service public sector organization. and AD&D insurance. (Not applicable to County
-OR- employees who are currently in Flex.)
The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) reports to the consultant on the data security implications of Non-Elective Days – 10 paid days per year with the
County’s Chief Information Officer and is responsible for proposed new major information technology projects OPTION B: Five years of management experience in the option to purchase additional leave time, up to 20
coordinating information and providing executive leadership and programs, and makes recommendations to the information technology profession, three years of which must days per year.
to integrate Countywide security and privacy-related Chief Executive Officer and affected departments. have been concentrated in information security. This must Dependent Care and Health Care Reimbursement
programs designed to protect all County IT systems and • Reviews and recommends the professional include managing a security program for a large public or Accounts are also available.
data, through subordinate CIO staff and through department development curriculum for County IT security and private sector organization. Savings Plan (401k) – Optional tax-deferred income
designated Information Security Officers. This position privacy staff to ensure adequate and appropriate plan that includes a County matching contribution up
requires extensive, up-to-date technical knowledge in training standards in IT security and protection LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License or the
ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when to 4% of employee’s salary.
information systems, detailed knowledge of security and measures, and coordinates related training and Deferred Compensation Plan (457) – Optional
privacy technologies and best practices, and the use of awareness programs. needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
tax-deferred income plan that includes a County
appropriate security controls and methods. The CISO must PHYSICAL CLASS: 2 – Light. matching contribution up to 4% of employee’s salary.