Definition Come join our team as a Intern! Click on the following link to see what it is like working in the City of Newport Beach ( video ). The City of Newport Beach is seeking one (1) part-time Intern to join the Public Works Department and one (1) part-time Intern to join the Utilities Department. Public Works Department:
The Public Works Department is responsible for managing a comprehensive capital improvement program designed to meet the current and future needs of the City as well as oversight of day to day maintenance operations. The Public Works Intern will take part in daily functions related to the support of engineering and administrative staff.
The Utilities Department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the City's water, sewer, storm drain, and streetlight systems. The Utilities Intern will have a great opportunity to learn the operational and financial functions of the Utilities Department and providing these services to the Community. The Intern will support and assist office and field staff with customer service, clerical support, public outreach, field investigations, site visits, conducting research, financial reviews, and creating reports.
This position will work approximately 16 to 20 hours per week, including Fridays. The eligibility list established from this recruitment may be used to fill future Intern vacancies in other departments as they occur. SELECTION COMPONENTS: Application Evaluation
- Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis with the first review date of April 8, 2021.
Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. Qualified applicants will be invited to an online examination. Online Exam
- Tentatively scheduled for the week of April 12, 2021.
Top scoring applicants who pass the examination will be invited to a virtual interview. Virtual Interview
- Tentatively scheduled for the week of April 19, 2021.
Passing applicants will be placed on an eligibility list that may be used to fill future Intern vacancies as they occur. Essential Duties
Please see online job description for a more detailed description of specific job duties.Intern Job Description Qualifications
Please see online job description for a more detailed description of specific job qualifications.Intern Job Description Experience & Education and License/Certificate
A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:Experience:
No experience is required, but one year of paid or unpaid experience in the public sector is desirable.Education:
High school graduation or equivalent with current enrollment or recent completion of a degree program. Enrollment in graduate school is highly desirable.License or Certificate :
Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required. Please Note:
Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the Newport Beach Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.Disaster Service Worker:
In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Newport Beach employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.