Close Date: Oct 16, 2012
Salary: $10.97 - $17.54 Hourly
TEMPORARY/PART-TIME RECRUITMENT: 12.025
Date Open: 10/02/2012
COLLEGE INTERN I/II/III
College Intern II - $10.97 to $13.35 hourly
College Intern III - $14.68 to $17.54 hourly
FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting a maximum of 50 qualified applications or closing no later than 5:00 p.m., on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, whichever occurs first.
Candidates must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university with continuing progress toward the course of study listed in the announcement. Please include your current school schedule with your application.
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary position of College Intern II/III to work in the Electric Department. The work schedule will vary according to the successful candidate’s school schedule.
To perform a variety of administrative, technical and general support staff duties for assigned department or division.
This is a temporary part-time, training classification in which students with current enrollment in college with course work related to the area assigned can gain experience in assisting city staff in the performance of professional administrative or technical duties. A College Intern II has little or no experience and works under direct supervision, usually in an operating department on general administrative duties or specific projects. A College Intern III has knowledge and/or experience in general public administration or assigned area, is able to work under general supervision and has wider responsibilities, more difficult duties and a wider variety of tasks than a College Intern II.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from higher level staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Assist with the development, organization, and implementation of outreach events. Attendance after normal business hours may be required.
• Assist with writing and designing of newsletters, special publications, and brochures.
• Participate in organizational and procedural studies and the preparation of reports and manuals.
• Maintain applicable records and files, as assigned.
• Conduct surveys and perform research and statistical analyses regarding municipal policies, procedures, and services.
• Participate in the design of forms and the implementation of systems.
• Perform related work as required.
• Principles and practices in advertising and marking as it relates to brand management, graphic design and effective writing
• Principles of business and organization structure.
• Effective methods of making oral and written reports and presentations.
• Research techniques, methods, and procedures.
• Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
• Work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers, other departments, outside agencies, elected officials and the general public.
• Interpret and apply policies, laws and rules; learn and apply pertinent federal, state and local law codes and regulations.
• Exhibit proficiency in use of modern office methods and enter and revise information on computer databases; demonstrate proficiency in computer word processing; type at a speed necessary to successfully perform duties. Proficiency in Adobe In-Design.
• Compile and maintain complex and extensive records to include statistical records; complete staff reports for oral and written communications; work with sensitive and confidential information.
• On a continuous basis, learn and understand all aspects of the job and department procedures; sit at desk or in meetings for long periods of time; review work papers and reports; identify and interpret technical and numerical information.
• On a continuous basis, twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and operate a variety of office equipment; use personal computer.
Experience and Training:
College Intern II:
One year of college and continuing progress (current enrollment) towards a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in communications, journalism, or graphic design or a field related to area of assignment.
College Intern III:
Six months of analytical/research related duties or duties related to assigned area.
Two years of college and continuing progress (current enrollment) towards a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in communications, journalism, or graphic design or a field related to area of assignment.
License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.
Applications will be screened and those applications meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the Electric Department for further consideration. Successful applicants may be contacted for an interview. Final appointment is contingent on a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test and fingerprint check.