City of Palmdale

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City of Palmdale, CA Palmdale, CA, USA
Mar 30, 2018
Part Time
DESCRIPTION APPLY IMMEDIATELY! This position has been set to close on April 26, 2018 or until we have received 200 applications, whichever comes first. INTERNS NEEDED TO PREPARE ALMOST ALL OF THE STREETLIGHTS IN THE CITY FOR BEING SERVICED BY THE CITY. ASSIGNMENT WILL BE FROM JUNE THROUGH JANUARY 2019 (PENDING APPLICANT'S SCHOOL SCHEDULE), WORKING 20-40 HOURS PER WEEK FOR AN 8-WEEK PERIOD, AND THEN APPROXIMATELY 20 HOURS PER WEEK FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE INTERNSHIP. SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL NEED THEIR OWN TRANSPORTATION, HAVE A FAVORABLE DRIVING RECORD, AND MUST BE ABLE TO SUBMIT PROOF THAT THEY POSSESS THE REQUIRED MINIMUM AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. In addition to the hourly salary, you will be entitled to $100 per month auto allowance plus mileage reimbursement based on the current IRS guidelines (the current rate is calculated at 54.5 cents per mile) . Under close supervision, incumbents in this class assist with a wide variety of tasks and activities, as required by the departmental assignment. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED General supervision is provided by a high level administrator. May receive indirect supervision from other administrative, professional or technical personnel. EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide administrative support in the assigned department. Assists in the preparation and presentation of oral and/or written reports. Assists in conducting surveys and performing research and statistical analyses as requested; Assists preparing related reports. Assists in monitoring and coordinating the daily operation of assigned program area; assists in administrative detail work and in maintaining appropriate records and statistics. Travel to different locations throughout the City for the majority of the work day to perform observations, place new tags on City infrastructure, and document said infrastructure. Must be able to work outdoors in extreme summer heat and in extreme fall/winter cold weather conditions. Must meet physical requirements - walking 1/2 mile increments on average, which could total 3-5 miles per day, while carrying GPS equipment to update the City's database, affixing tags to City's infrastructure using a special adhesive, and performing visual inspections of each luminaire on top of the streetlight poles from the sidewalk. Perform related duties as assigned. EXPERIENCE & TRAINING / LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Experience: No professional experience required. Training: Current enrollment in or graduation from an accredited college/university with substantial course work in engineering. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or related field preferred. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: English grammar, punctuation, spelling and usage. Basic mathematics. Principles of the specific career field applicable to the work assignment. Ability to: Learn the operation, policy and procedures of assigned department. Learn the functions of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) electronic equipment. Read and understand maps. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Perform administrative detail work. Follow and comply with written and/or oral instructions. Prepare clear and concise reports. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Review and understand complex spreadsheets containing infrastructure inventory information. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid California driver's license. Must have reliable transportation, favorable driving record, and required current automobile insurance. OUR VALUES GROUNDED IN INTEGRITY: WE: Are Transparent & Trustworthy; Tell The Truth; Do What We Say We Are Going To Do; Treat Others As We Would Like To Be Treated; Do The Right Thing; Earn Trust NURTURE TEAMWORK: WE: Work Together To Achieve A Common Goal; Share Information; Pitch In - Even If It's Not Our Job; Use Everyone's Knowledge And Skills To Find Better Solutions; Recognize Others For Their Contributions To The Team CULTIVATE GREATNESS: WE: Bring Our Best - Thinking, Attitude, Solutions, Energy; Compete With Greatness (not with individual organizations); Show Professionalism In All Our Interactions; Work To Make Each Day Better Than The Last COMMITTED TO SERVICE: WE: Are Stewards Of Public Resources (Human, Physical and Financial); Work To Drive Greater Efficiency & Effectiveness; Serve Cheerfully With A "Can-Do" Attitude; Bring A Problem-Solving Approach To Issues MASTER THE POSSIBILITIES: WE: Find New Ways; Bounce Back (we are resilient); Adapt To The Situation; Support & Recognize Each Other; Have Fun; Are Always Learning And Growing; Are Innovators Closing Date/Time: 4/26/2018 12:00 PM Pacific