Job Details

Position Title:College Intern I/II
Reference Number:12.078
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:TEMPORARY/PART-TIME RECRUITMENT: 12.078
Date Open: 2/28/2013

(Information Technology)

College Intern I - $8.20 to $9.97 hourly
College Intern II - $10.97 to $13.35 hourly

FINAL FILING DATE: We are currently accepting a maximum of 50 qualified applications or closing no later than 5:00 p.m., on Thursday, March 14, 2013, whichever occurs first. Candidates MUST be currently enrolled in college (verified by college schedule).

SPECIAL NOTE: Please submit a resume, letter of recommendation and verification of college enrollment with your application. A letter of recommendation from an instructor is preferred. Additionally, you must complete the supplemental questionnaire. All documentation must be received the job close date.

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary position of College Intern I/II to work in the Information Technology (I.T.) Department. The work schedule will vary according to the successful candidate’s school schedule and will be approximately 8-12 hours per week. The successful candidate will handle basic tasks for the I.T. Data Center team including:

• Racking Servers
• Physical inventory of hardware
• Replacing server parts
• Install and configure Windows Server Operating System
• Installing SQL server software
• Customer support
• Basic infrastructure troubleshooting
• Assisting the System Administrators and Database Administrators as necessary

To perform a variety of administrative, technical and general support staff duties for assigned department or division.

This is a temporary part-time, training classification in which students with current enrollment in college with course work related to the area assigned can gain experience in assisting city staff in the performance of professional administrative or technical duties. A College Intern I has no experience in general public administration and works under direct supervision typically in an operating department on general administrative duties. A College Intern II has little or no experience and works under direct supervision, usually in an operating department on general administrative duties or specific projects.

Receives general supervision from higher level staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Collect, summarize and analyze information and statistics on existing programs and services.
• Participate in organizational and procedural studies and the preparation of reports and manuals.
• Maintain applicable records and files, as assigned.
• Conduct surveys and perform research and statistical analyses regarding municipal policies, procedures, and services.
• Participate in the design of forms and the implementation of systems
• Perform related work as required.

Knowledge of:

• Principles and practices of public administration.
• Principles of business and organization structure.
• Effective methods of making oral and written reports and presentations.
• Research techniques, methods, and procedures.

Ability to:

• Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
• Work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers, other departments, outside agencies, elected officials and the general public.
• Interpret and apply policies, laws and rules; learn and apply pertinent federal, state and local law codes and regulations.
• Exhibit proficiency in use of modern office methods and enter and revise information on computer databases; demonstrate proficiency in computer word processing; type at a speed necessary to successfully perform duties.
• Compile and maintain complex and extensive records to include statistical records; complete staff reports for oral and written communications; work with sensitive and confidential information.
• On a continuous basis, learn and understand all aspects of the job and department procedures; sit at desk or in meetings for long periods of time; review work papers and reports; identify and interpret technical and numerical information.
• On a continuous basis, twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone and operate a variety of office equipment; use personal computer.

Experience and Training:
College Intern I:

None required.

Equivalent to the completion the twelfth (12th) grade. Documented intent to enroll or current enrollment in college and continuing progress towards a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a field related to area of assignment.

College Intern II:

None required.

One year of college and continuing progress (current enrollment) towards a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration, Business Administration, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a field related to area of assignment.

Applications will be screened and those applications meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the I.T. department for further consideration. Successful applicants may be contacted for an interview. Final appointment is contingent on a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test and fingerprint check.


1. Please indicate your current emphasis of study in school.

2. What are your educational goals?

3. What are your goals after you complete your education?

4. Please describe any experience you have with Information Technology.

5. What motivates you?
Job Status:Internships, Hourly
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