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DON - SEASONAL INTERN (GENERAL OFFICE)

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DON - SEASONAL INTERN (GENERAL OFFICE)

Salary

$10.00 Hourly

Location

Various, TX

Job Type

Seasonal

Department

Department of Neighborhoods

Job Number

25158

Closing

4/16/2021 11:59 PM Central

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSON INTERESTED

Job Classification: General Office Intern

PN#: 25158

Department: Department of Neighborhoods

Division: Various

Reporting Location: Various

Workdays & Hours: Monday Thursday 9:00 AM 6:00 PM*

  • Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Department of Neighborhoods has four divisions that help neighbors resolve neighborhood concerns. Together, we help improve the quality of life in Houston neighborhoods through people-focused programs and strong community partnerships. This internship involves assisting with general office duties for the Inspections and Public Service Division.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • May organize files, retrieve, and file documents.

  • 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 enter information into the computer under well-defined and established procedures.

  • May type reports and input/retrieve information from a variety of source documents.

  • May assist with records Management

  • May assist in communications and/or social media functions.

  • 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.

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 candidates 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 (about%3Ablank) .

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: (about%3Ablank) 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.

The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.

Benefits include:

Medical

Dental

Vision

Wellness

Life insurance

Long-term disability

Retirement pension

457 deferred compensation plan

Employee Assistance Program

10 days of vacation each year

10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday

Flexible schedules

Professional development opportunities

Transportation/parking plan

Section 125 pretax deductions

Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan

Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

For plan details, visit

01

Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?

  • YES

  • NO

    02

    Do you possess the ability to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and basic written instructions, as well as have a basic knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation?

  • YES

  • NO

    03

    Are you currently enrolled in a high school, college/university as a student?

  • YES

  • NO

    04

    Why should you be selected for this work experience opportunity?

    05

    What is the greatest challenge faced by youth your age in your community, and how can you help things get better?

    06

    What are your career goals?

    07

    Do you understand that this application is for seasonal employment only and that there is no guarantee of permanent employment?

  • YES

  • NO

    08

    Please select your current age: (Your age will be verified)

  • 15 years of age or younger

  • 16

  • 17

  • 18

  • 19

  • 20

  • 21

  • 22

  • 23

  • 24

  • 25 years of age or older

    09

    Can you commit to completing the internship program between June 14th to August 5th?

  • YES

  • NO

    10

    Do you reside within Houston City limits? If so, please select your district of residence:

  • District A

  • District B

  • District C

  • District D

  • District E

  • District F

  • District G

  • District H

  • District I

  • District J

  • District K

  • I do not live within Houston City limits

    11

    Please select division of interest to you:

  • Inspections and Public Service 601 Sawyer St. Houston, TX 77007

  • Mayor's Assistance Office 900 Bagby Houston, TX 77002

    Required Question


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Posted Date
03/17/2021

Listing ID
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