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HPD - GENERAL OFFICE INTERN (HIRE HOUSTON YOUTH)

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HPD - GENERAL OFFICE INTERN (HIRE HOUSTON YOUTH)

Salary

$10.00 Hourly

Location

1200 Travis, TX

Job Type

Seasonal

Department

HOUSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT

Job Number

25130

Closing

4/16/2021 11:59 PM Central

  • Description

  • Benefits

  • Questions

POSITION OVERVIEW

Applications accepted from: All Persons Interested

Division: Public Affairs

Reporting Location: 1200 Travis Street.

Workdays & Hours: Monday Thursday 8:00 AM 4:30 PM

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Houston Police Department offers an exciting and rewarding Internship opportunity which introduces students to the opportunities and disciplines within the law enforcement field. Interns work alongside department personnel in a wide spectrum of assignments throughout the CMPD, be exposed to effective problem-solving and partnership-building skills, as well as, gaining a greater understanding of day-to-day operations of the police department. This position involves general administrative duties to include filing, paperwork, data entry and word processing.

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 support information technology services.

  • 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 both indoors and outdoors. There are occasional minor discomforts from exposure to less-than-optimal temperature and air conditions. 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. There are no major sources of discomfort in a normal office environment.

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

Preference will be given to applicants with the following experience:

*Office/Clerical Work (Filing, organization, compiling materials, etc.)

*MS Office - Word and Excel

*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

If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

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. The salary range is:

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.

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

    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

  • None of the above

    08

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

  • Yes

  • No

    09

    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.

    10

    Please select the role of interest to you:

  • General Office Intern

  • Youth Police Advisory Council

  • Explorers

    Required Question

Posted Date
04/25/2021

Listing ID
76538022
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