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ARA - SUMMER YOUTH INTERN
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ARA - SUMMER YOUTH INTERN
Salary
$10.00 Hourly
Location
Various, TX
Job Type
Seasonal
Department
Administration and Regulatory Affairs
Job Number
25132
Closing
4/23/2021 11:59 PM Central
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+ Benefits
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POSITION OVERVIEW
Applications Accepted From: All Persons Interested
Posting Number: 25132
Division: Various
Reporting Location: Various
Workdays & Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Administration and Regulatory Affairs Department (ARA) provides a wide variety of administrative services to the City of Houstons departments, such as 311 service request routing, payroll processing, asset disposition, citywide policy management, internal mail services, records management, and insurance risk management. This internship involves general administrative duties includes filing, paperwork, data entry and word processing. Individuals may be high school students.
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 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
*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: overnmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm (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 oustontx.gov/hr/benefits.html
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
Are you currently enrolled in a high school, college/university as a student?
+ Yes
+ No
03
Why should you be selected for this work experience opportunity?
04
What is the greatest challenge faced by youth your age in your community, and how can you help things get better?
05
What are your career goals?
06
Do you understand that this application is for seasonal employment only and that there is no guarantee of permanent employment?
+ Yes
+ No
07
Please select your current age:
+ 16
+ 17
+ 18
+ 19
+ 20
+ 21
+ 22
+ 23
+ 24
08
Can you commit to completing the internship program between June 14th to August 5th?
+ Yes
+ No
09
Do you reside withing 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.
10
Please select what Division you would like to be considered for.
+ a. Commercial Permitting and Enforcement 1002 Washington Ave. 77002
+ b. Park Houston (Parking Management) 2020 McKinney 1st Flr. 77003 Must be at least 17 years of age
+ c. Franchise Administration 611 Walker 13th flr Must be at least 21 years of age
+ d. Office of Sustainability 611 Walker 13th flr Must be at least 18 years of age with valid driver license
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Posted Date
04/22/2021

Listing ID
76537454
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