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City of Houston, TX

Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

Applications Accepted From:All Persons Interested

Position Title: Health Intern

Positions Available: Various

Department: Health & Human Services Department

Division: Various

Reporting Location: Various

Workdays & Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm *subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The mission of the Houston Health Department is to work in partnership with the community to promote and protect the health and social well-being of Houstonians and the environment in which they live. The City of Houston is offering internship opportunities to work as a Health Ambassador General Office Intern, Behavioral Health Intern, and a Laboratory Services Intern. This internship involves general administrative duties includes filing, paperwork, data entry and word processing.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • May organize files, retrieve, and file documents, and storage areas.
  • May perform general clerical/receptionist functions (i.e., pick-up, sort, and distribute mail; operate fax machine and copiers; issue visitor passes; handle incoming calls).
  • May assist in labeling.
  • May assist in gathering and capturing rate information.
  • Assisting in survey areas.
  • Provide actual data for specific areas.
  • May enter information into the computer under well-defined and established procedures.
  • May involve organization of archived specimens.
  • May be some opportunity for hands on laboratory training.
  • Assist peer support work with high school students
  • May type reports and input/retrieve information from a variety of source documents.
  • May assist in communications and/or social media functions.
  • May assist with various projects as requested, including research and financial reports.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This position is located indoors. There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature, and air conditions.

This position is physically comfortable; the individual has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

  • Due to COVID, position may be converted to a virtual earn-n-learn training format.*

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and basic written instructions. May have a basic

knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation. May require a basic knowledge of a particular subject

area. (Individuals may be high school students.) Must be 16 years of age or older.

Age Requirement: 16 -24

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

No experience is required.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

None

PREFERENCES

PREFERENCES

  • Office/Clerical Work (Filing, organization, compiling materials, etc.)
  • MS Office - Word and Excel, Customer Service
  • Customer Service

Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION / SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED

None.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION No

SALARY INFORMATION

Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Pay Grade: 3

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at:www.houstontx.gov.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call 832-###-####.

If you need special services or accommodations, call 832-###-####. (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-###-####.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Posted Date
03/20/2021

Listing ID
76372242
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