Internship Details

Jefferson County
Website:
https://www.jeffco.net/

Internship Title
Public Works Summer Help Program Intern
Area Industry Minimum Age Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Jefferson County Service 18 $14.82 2
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required Hours Per Week Days Per Week
Yes Yes Yes 20+ 4-6, possibly Tuesday - Saturday or Sunday - Thursday type of schedule
Application Deadline Start Date End Date Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
until filled 2021-06-16 2021-09-16 No Yes
Background Check
Yes

Description

The Summer Help Program employs those who are graduating this year (2021) from a Jefferson County High School or a Jefferson County High School graduate who (or whose parent(s)/guardian) resides in Jefferson County is currently attending and expects to continue to attend college, university, and/or post High School vocational training on a full-time basis during the school year of 2021-2022. The Summer Help Program's duties are to perform general labor or clerical tasks to assist any of the following divisions of the Jefferson County Government: Buildings & Grounds (includes parks and cemetery) or the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Public Works, and Administration.

 Program Specifications:
- The start date of the Summer Help Program will be no later than June 16, 2021.
- The maximum duration of Summer Help employment will be 90 calendar days.
- A Summer Helper’s work schedule may include an alternative workweek, such as Tuesday thru Saturday or Sunday thru Thursday.
- Time off during the Summer Help Program must be pre-arranged and approved by the Supervisor. Time off during the Summer Help Program cannot exceed five (5) consecutive workdays or 40 total hours.
- Summer Help employees are held to the same standards of conduct as any Jefferson County Employee.
- Jefferson County reserves the right to terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without cause.
- Summer Help participants who have questions or concerns regarding work and other matters may communicate them to their Supervisor, the Department’s Director, or the Human Resources Department.
- Jefferson County will conduct a background check which must be successfully passed to be considered for the 2021 Summer Help Program. Jefferson County is committed to a drug-free environment and applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug screening.
 
Educational Aspect

Students in the Public Works Summer Help Program will learn:

- Time management 
- Organization of daily tasks by order of importance
- Flexibility as duties may change from time-to-time
- General maintenance of machinery or tools that are used
- Learn to take direction as well as work independently
- Build work ethic skills for tasks that are assigned
 
Further Requirements
- Applicants must apply through Youth CareerConnect who will then apply applicants through the next steps of the hiring process.
- The 2021 Summer Help participant's hourly wage is $14.82 for the first year of employment. If the Summer Help participant is selected to return for succeeding years (2nd, 3rd, and 4th) their hourly wage will increase by 2% from the summer program wage.
- Participation in the Summer Help Program is limited to five (5) years.
 
Lift Requirements

Occasionally 20-30 pounds


Jefferson County
Website:
https://www.jeffco.net/
Internship Title
Public Works Summer Help Program Intern
AreaIndustry
Jefferson CountyService
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
18$14.82
Interns NeededRequires Cover Letter
2Yes
Interview RequiredApplication Deadline
Yesuntil filled
Start DateEnd Date
2021-06-162021-09-16
Hours/WeekGeneral Computer Knowledge
20+No
Drug ScreeningBackground Check
YesYes

Description

The Summer Help Program employs those who are graduating this year (2021) from a Jefferson County High School or a Jefferson County High School graduate who (or whose parent(s)/guardian) resides in Jefferson County is currently attending and expects to continue to attend college, university, and/or post High School vocational training on a full-time basis during the school year of 2021-2022. The Summer Help Program's duties are to perform general labor or clerical tasks to assist any of the following divisions of the Jefferson County Government: Buildings & Grounds (includes parks and cemetery) or the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Public Works, and Administration.

 Program Specifications:
- The start date of the Summer Help Program will be no later than June 16, 2021.
- The maximum duration of Summer Help employment will be 90 calendar days.
- A Summer Helper’s work schedule may include an alternative workweek, such as Tuesday thru Saturday or Sunday thru Thursday.
- Time off during the Summer Help Program must be pre-arranged and approved by the Supervisor. Time off during the Summer Help Program cannot exceed five (5) consecutive workdays or 40 total hours.
- Summer Help employees are held to the same standards of conduct as any Jefferson County Employee.
- Jefferson County reserves the right to terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without cause.
- Summer Help participants who have questions or concerns regarding work and other matters may communicate them to their Supervisor, the Department’s Director, or the Human Resources Department.
- Jefferson County will conduct a background check which must be successfully passed to be considered for the 2021 Summer Help Program. Jefferson County is committed to a drug-free environment and applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug screening.
 
Educational Aspect

Students in the Public Works Summer Help Program will learn:

- Time management 
- Organization of daily tasks by order of importance
- Flexibility as duties may change from time-to-time
- General maintenance of machinery or tools that are used
- Learn to take direction as well as work independently
- Build work ethic skills for tasks that are assigned
 
Further Requirements
- Applicants must apply through Youth CareerConnect who will then apply applicants through the next steps of the hiring process.
- The 2021 Summer Help participant's hourly wage is $14.82 for the first year of employment. If the Summer Help participant is selected to return for succeeding years (2nd, 3rd, and 4th) their hourly wage will increase by 2% from the summer program wage.
- Participation in the Summer Help Program is limited to five (5) years.
 
Lift Requirements

Occasionally 20-30 pounds


Area Coordinator

Debbie Taylor
debbie@edcoinfo.com
(541) 408-1308