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City of Houston, TX


POSITION OVERVIEWApplications accepted from: All Persons InterestedDivision: VariousReporting Location: 901 Bagby St. 4th Floor. Houston, TX 77002901 Bagby St. 1st Floor. Houston, TX 77002Workdays & Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. *Subject to ChangeDESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSMayor Sylvester Turner serves as the Executive Officer of the City. As the City's chief administrator and official representative, the Mayor is responsible for the general management of the City and for seeing that all laws and ordinances are enforced. The City of Houston's Mayor's Office is offering Internship opportunities in various departments. These opportunities include; working to support coordination of all programs listed under the site, Houston Television, Cultural Affairs Division, and Resiliency/Recovery.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 division activities and events.* May assist in communications and/or social media functions.* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.WORKING CONDITIONSThis 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.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTSAbility to read, write, add, subtract and follow oral and basic written instructions. May have a basicknowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation. May require a basic knowledge of a particular subjectarea. (Individuals may be high school students.) Must be 16 years of age or older.Age Requirement: 16 -24* Due to COVID, position may be converted to a virtual earn-n-learn training format.*EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSNone.LICENSE REQUIREMENTSNonePREFERENCESPreferences will be given applicants with:* *Ability to conduct (1) qualitative research and (2) document analysis as well as other traditional research methods.* *Interest in urban resilience and community engagement with an enthusiasm for program development* *Degree progress in public policy, urban planning, urban studies, environmental science or a closely related field.* *Office/Clerical Work (Filing, organization, compiling materials, etc.)* *MS Office - Word and Excel, Customer Service* *Customer ServicePreference 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 INFORMATIONSELECTION / SKILLS TESTS REQUIREDNone.SAFETY IMPACT POSITION NoSALARY INFORMATIONFactors 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 3APPLICATION PROCEDURESOnly 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 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 OpportunityThe 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.
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