Internship Details

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

Internship Title
Buildings & Grounds and/or Jefferson County Fairgrounds 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 40 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

As a Buildings & Grounds and/or Jefferson County Fairgrounds intern, students will be responsible for the maintenance of landscape, facilities, parks, and sidewalks.  General knowledge of tools is helpful but not necessary as interns will be taught how to safely operate equipment that will be used to perform assigned duties.  

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.
- Participation in the Summer Help Program is limited to five (5) years.
- 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.
 
Lift Requirements

Frequently 20-30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds


Jefferson County
Website:
https://www.jeffco.net/
Internship Title
Buildings & Grounds and/or Jefferson County Fairgrounds 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
40No
Drug ScreeningBackground Check
YesYes

Description

As a Buildings & Grounds and/or Jefferson County Fairgrounds intern, students will be responsible for the maintenance of landscape, facilities, parks, and sidewalks.  General knowledge of tools is helpful but not necessary as interns will be taught how to safely operate equipment that will be used to perform assigned duties.  

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.
- Participation in the Summer Help Program is limited to five (5) years.
- 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.
 
Lift Requirements

Frequently 20-30 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds


Area Coordinator

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