Job Details

Position Code:13.014
Position Title:College Intern III - Police Community Services
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:Part-Time/Temporary Recruitment: 13.014
Date Open: 7/30/13

(Police Department – Community Services)

SALARY: $14.68 to $17.54 Hourly

FINAL FILING DATE: Open until filled

Verification of college enrollment is required and must be attached to the application. Acceptable documents are Verification of Enrollment, Copy of Fall 2013 course schedule or other school provided documentation.

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary position of College Intern III to work in the Community Services Division of the Police Department. The successful candidates must be currently enrolled in a Masters level program majoring in Counseling, Social Work or Psychology. The work schedule will be during the school year and will consist of afternoons and evenings, Monday - Friday. Appointment to the position will be in September 2013. The position will be 20 hours per week for a 9 month duration.

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. The College Intern III has knowledge and/or experience in general public administration or assigned area, is able to work under general supervision and has wider responsibilities, more difficult duties and a wider variety of tasks than a College Intern II.

Receives general supervision from higher level staff as assigned.

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

• Assist in the coordination of social service programs directed at the at-risk juvenile population.
• Provide information to families seeking intervention services

• Maintain applicable records and files, as assigned.

• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing program needs.

• Participate in the design of social work programs and the integration of law enforcement systems.

• Perform related work as required.

Knowledge of:

• Principles and practices of social work and psychology.

• 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:


Six months of social service program delivery.

Current enrollment in a Master’s program from an accredited college or university majoring in Counseling, Social Work or Psychology.

License or Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

Applications will be screened and those applications meeting the qualifications will be forwarded to the Police 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.

Job Status:Internships, Salary
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