Internship Details

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

Internship Title
Summer Help - Public Works
Area Industry Minimum Age* Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Jefferson County Service 18 + $16.00 4
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required Hours Per Week Days Per Week
Yes No Yes 40 Monday - Friday
Application Deadline Start Date End Date Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
04-30-2022 06-13-22 TBD No Yes
Background Check
Yes

Description
Looking for a summer job? Here's a great chance to build some job skills and check out employment opportunities with Jefferson County.  Public Works will have up to four spots available so if you are 18 and meet the following criteria, apply with your Internship Coordinator today!
 
The Summer Help Program employs those who are graduating this year (2022) 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 2022-2023. 
 
Program Specifications:
- Start date on or around June 13, 2022.
- The maximum duration will be 90 calendar days.
- Work schedule will be Mondays through Thursdays, 10 hour days.  Some Friday work may be available.  
- Time off during the Summer Help Program must be pre-arranged and approved by the County 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.
- Participants who have questions or concerns regarding work and other matters may talk with their County Supervisor, the Department’s Director, or the Human Resources Manager.
- Jefferson County will conduct a background check which must be successfully passed to be considered for the 2022 Summer Help Program. Jefferson County is committed to a drug-free environment and applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug screening.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
The Summer Help Program's duties are to perform general labor for the Jefferson County Public Works in servicing County roadways. 
 
Educational Aspect
Students in the Public Works Summer Help Program will learn: 
- Job skills equivalent/similar to Maintenance Worker I
- 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
The 2022 Summer Help participant's hourly wage is $16.00 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.
 
- Valid driver's license is preferred
- Applicants must apply through Youth CareerConnect and complete the additional county application that will be provided 
 
Lift Requirements

Lift up to 20-30 pounds.


Jefferson County
Website:
https://www.jeffco.net/
Internship Title
Summer Help - Public Works
AreaIndustry
Jefferson CountyService
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
18$16.00
Interns NeededRequires Cover Letter
4No
Interview RequiredApplication Deadline
Yes04-30-2022
Start DateEnd Date
2022-06-13TBD
Hours/WeekGeneral Computer Knowledge
40No
Drug ScreeningBackground Check
YesYes

Description
Looking for a summer job? Here's a great chance to build some job skills and check out employment opportunities with Jefferson County.  Public Works will have up to four spots available so if you are 18 and meet the following criteria, apply with your Internship Coordinator today!
 
The Summer Help Program employs those who are graduating this year (2022) 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 2022-2023. 
 
Program Specifications:
- Start date on or around June 13, 2022.
- The maximum duration will be 90 calendar days.
- Work schedule will be Mondays through Thursdays, 10 hour days.  Some Friday work may be available.  
- Time off during the Summer Help Program must be pre-arranged and approved by the County 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.
- Participants who have questions or concerns regarding work and other matters may talk with their County Supervisor, the Department’s Director, or the Human Resources Manager.
- Jefferson County will conduct a background check which must be successfully passed to be considered for the 2022 Summer Help Program. Jefferson County is committed to a drug-free environment and applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug screening.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
The Summer Help Program's duties are to perform general labor for the Jefferson County Public Works in servicing County roadways. 
 
Educational Aspect
Students in the Public Works Summer Help Program will learn: 
- Job skills equivalent/similar to Maintenance Worker I
- 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
The 2022 Summer Help participant's hourly wage is $16.00 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.
 
- Valid driver's license is preferred
- Applicants must apply through Youth CareerConnect and complete the additional county application that will be provided 
 
Lift Requirements

Lift up to 20-30 pounds.


Area Coordinator

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

* Some minimum age requirements are mandated by age and work restrictions mandated by BOLI (Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries).