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HFD - SUMMER YOUTH INTERN - GENERAL OFFICE INTERNPrint (ApplyHFD - SUMMER YOUTH INTERN - GENERAL OFFICE INTERN Salary$10.00 HourlyLocation500 Jefferson, TXJob TypeSeasonalDepartmentHouston Fire DepartmentJob Number25206Closing4/16/2021 11:59 PM CentralDescription Benefits Questions POSITION OVERVIEWPosition Title: General Office InternApplications accepted from: All Persons InterestedDepartment: Houston Fire DepartmentDivision: Administration & Support CommandReporting Location: 500 Jefferson Houston, TX 77002Workdays & Hours: Monday Thursday 8:00 AM 4:30 PM Subject to ChangeDESCRIPTION OF DUTIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSHFD is the third largest fire department in the United States and is responsible for preserving life and property to a population of more than 2 million in an area totaling 654 square miles. 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. 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 conducting research. 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.Due to COVID, position may be converted to a virtual earn-n-learn training format.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 are high school students.) Must be 16 years of age or older.Age Requirement: 18 -24EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSNo Experience Required.LICENSE REQUIREMENTSNonePREFERENCES 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 REQUIREDNoneSAFETY IMPACT POSITION NoSALARY INFORMATIONFactors used in determining the salary offered include the candidates 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 at: (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 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.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 AccountFor plan details, visit 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? YesNo02 Are you currently enrolled in a high school, college/university as a student? YesNo03 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 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? YesNo08 Please select your current age: 161#######212####### Can you commit to completing the internship program between June 14th to August 5th? YesNo10 Do you reside within Houston City limits? If so, please select your district of residence: District ADistrict BDistrict CDistrict DDistrict EDistrict FDistrict GDistrict HDistrict IDistrict JDistrict KI do not live within Houston City limits.Required Question
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