Skip to main content

This job has expired

General Foreman

Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)
90015, Los Angeles (US)
Monthly Salary: $9,339.38-$11,569.86 ($112,072.56-$138,838.32 per year)
Date posted
Jan 30, 2024

Job Details

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of General Foreman. A General Foreman plans, coordinates, and supervises the work of skilled journey-level workers of at least three building trades and other staff assigned to work projects at a college and has job site responsibility for various building trades projects.

- - - 

Monthly Salary: $9,339.38-$11,569.86* ($112,072.56-$138,838.32 per year)

*Salary is based off a full-time, 12-month position.

Health Benefits: District-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for employee and dependents. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee. A Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) with $1,500 contributed by LACCD annually. 

Paid Time Off: 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave per year, at least 16 paid holidays per year, and accrued vacation time from 10-24 days per year depending on the position.  Other paid time off options are also available.

Retirement: Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) pension. Employees are also covered by Social Security.


- - - 

Plans, schedules, assigns, and supervises the work of journey-level workers of various building trades involving construction, maintenance, alteration, and repair of buildings and equipment.

Reviews staff's work in progress for adherence to job specifications, building and safety codes, and project time lines.

Confers with administrators and contractors, as the campus technical expert in various building trades, regarding planned construction and work projects in progress.

Inspects facilities for maintenance and safety problems and schedules and performs preventive and corrective maintenance work related to various building trades.

Estimates costs, manpower needed, and time necessary for completion of various building trades projects and prepares requisitions for supplies and materials.

Coordinates the work of assigned staff with other District building trades.

Prepares job specifications, sketches and progress reports on installation, maintenance, and repair work.

Interprets and explains specifications, blue prints, and work projects to assigned staff.

Ensures that staff is supplied with tools, materials, and equipment for completion of renovation and repair projects related to various building trades.

Instructs and advises staff on changes in policies, procedures, and work standards.

Directs and/or provides training to trade staff.

Oversees and inspects contract work of various building trades.

Interviews and selects new staff and evaluates the performance of assigned staff.

May perform the more complex journey-level work in one or more building trades on an as-needed basis.

Performs related duties as assigned.


- - - 


A vacancy currently exists at Los Angeles Trade Technical College (400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015). The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list. 

Our Colleges include: Los Angeles City College; East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; Los Angeles Valley College; West Los Angeles College 


- - - 


Education and Experience:

A. Successful completion of a two-year program in a building trade from a recognized college or university AND five years of full-time, paid experience in one or more building trades. Three years of the required experience must have been at the journey-level including one year of experience in a lead or supervisory capacity.


B. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND completion of a recognized apprentice training program of at least four years' duration in a building trade AND three years of full-time, paid, journey-level experience in one or more building trades. One year of the required experience must have been in a lead or supervisory capacity.


C. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND seven years of full-time, paid experience in one or more building trades. Three years of the required experience must have been at the journey-level including one year of experience in a lead or supervisory capacity.



A valid Class "C" California driver's license may be required for some positions.

Travel to locations throughout the District may be required for some positions.

Physical Requirement:

Ability to lift and move items weighing up to 50 pounds.


Some positions may involve working with asbestos and/or lead and will require an incumbent to participate in an asbestos and/or lead medical screening examination in compliance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Sections 1529 and 1532.1.


- - - 

Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system Please see our job board for the filing deadline.

For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District refer to our Web Page at


- - - 


The selection process may consist of one or more exam parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are placed on an eligibility (hiring) list based on their overall exam score. In accordance with legal requirements, hiring departments may make job offers to candidates in the top three ranks of the eligibility list.


- - - 


Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class. 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about their ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, they should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time. 


- - - 


Personnel Commission: 

Phone: (213) 891-2129 

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM 


- - - 


The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the nation offering educational opportunities to students in more than 40 cities covering an area of 882 square miles serving approximately 9.8 million residents. The LACCD is composed of nine comprehensive colleges and a District Office, which together employ approximately 2,200 classified (non-teaching) employees in 315 job classifications.



LACCD is the largest community college district in California and among the largest in the nation.

During the 2021–2022 Academic Year, LACCD distributed $205,454,319 in financial aid awards, not including student loans. This financial aid is critical to opening the doors of higher education to those who could not otherwise afford college. Research shows that an education at LACCD’s colleges is an important source of economic stability and upward mobility for some of the neediest residents of Los Angeles County. An LACCD graduate with an Associate degree is likely to earn 33 percent more than persons who only have a high school diploma.

The Los Angeles College Promise Program entered its sixth year of operations with the fall term of the 2022–2023 Academic Year. The student success program  provides two full years of free tuition, free laptop computers, priority registration and access to educational and financial aid counseling for first-time, full-time students who enroll in the program. Nearly 30,000 students enrolled and more than 4,250 students graduated with Associate degree since the program first began in 2017.

Company info

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert