City of Norwalk, CA Norwalk, California, United States
Mar 17, 2020Part Time
Definition PLEASE SUBMIT ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WITH THIS APPLICATION CITY OF NORWALK RESIDENTS ONLY APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 5, 2020 AT 11:59 P.M. UPDATE: Due to the closure of School's, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are aware that it will be difficult for you to receive hard copy letters of recommendation. Please request electronic letters of recommendations from your Educators. Once you have received them, apply for the Summer Youth Worker program and upload your two electronic letters of recommendations to your application. If you need assistance with this, please contact the Human Resources Department at (562) 929-5721. If you do NOT have your letters of recommendations yet, please wait until you have the electronic files to apply for the Summer Youth Worker Program . The Department of Human Resources is here to assist you! The Summer Youth Leadership Program is a summer employment opportunity for City of Norwalk residents only. The youth participates in a leadership and job skills development program, actively participates in weekly workshops related to job training and leadership, attends trips geared towards team building and relationship development. Performs a variety of unskilled tasks involved in the maintenance, custodial services, or upkeep of City buildings and facilities, parks and recreation buildings, grounds and open spaces; performs related duties as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED Works under the lead direction of a higher level city staff. SUPERVISION EXERCISED Does not exercise supervisory responsibility. Essential Duties ESSENTIAL DUTIES Depending upon assignment, essential duties include but are not limited to, the following: Public Services Learns the tasks and care required for maintenance of city facilities, parks and infrastructure. PARKS - Maintains and cleans parks and open space areas around City buildings, park facilities including picnic areas and barbecues, restrooms and athletic fields; performs routine landscaping including, planting, trimming, weeding and fertilizing; assists with graffiti removal in parks. FACILITIES - Provides custodial services for facilities, including floors, cleaning restrooms, and removal of trash; sweeps, mops, scrubs, strips, polishes, and waxes floors; cleans rugs and carpets; dusts, polishes, and waxes furniture and woodwork; cleans and stocks restrooms; empties and cleans waste receptacles and ashtrays; washes walls, windows, mirrors, and blinds; moves furniture or other heavy objects for set up of City functions. STREETS - Cleans up work sites upon completion of jobs; observes safe work methods and safety practices, including the coning and flagging at work sites to secure from traffic. Administration Learns the fundamental elements of City Government and operation. Transportation Will have exposure to transit operations for the City's Transportation Division Public Safety Learn the procedures of the Public Safety office and basic information about how Public Safety operates within the City of Norwalk. Social Services/Senior Center Will be introduced to various City Services including Senior Center Recreational and Social Services. Recreation Will assist with facility operations and park programming, interacting with families at the parks and various Recreational facilities. OFFICES Assists with routine clerical tasks, such as photocopying, filing, and typing. Qualification Guidelines The following items are required in order to qualify for the 2020 Summer Youth Leadership Program. You must attach a copy of the following items to your application. Applicant must be a Norwalk resident.Please attach one of the following items in order to prove you are a City of Norwalk resident: A Recent Utility Bill, Cell Phone Bill, Rent Receipt, or School Letter showing home address. Applicant will be required to obtain a work permit from their respective high school. Applicant must be at least 15 years of age as of June 8, 2020 and may not turn 19 years of age prior to August 14, 2020. Immediate family members of City of Norwalk employees or elected officials are not eligible. Supplemental Information PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, an incumbent is regularly required to use hands to finger, grasp, feel, and use repetitive motions in order to operate office equipment. Incumbents are frequently required to sit, talk and hear. Incumbents are very occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or reach. Incumbents perform sedentary work. Specific vision abilities required by these positions are those required to perform office machine operations. There is an occasional need to lift up to 25 pounds. Incumbents are not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions. SELECTION PROCESS Apply online at http://www.norwalkca.gov/city-hall/departments/human-resources . Employment application andsupplemental questions must be completed. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City application. Applicant must be specific in describing qualifications for this position on application. Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from consideration. Stating "See Resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application. Faxedmaterials or postmarks will not be accepted. Following theclosing date, application packets will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job announcement.Candidates with qualifications that best relate to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure continuing in the recruitment process.The selection process may include an oral interview to predictsuccessful job performance. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for April 22ndthrough April 24thth . Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling the Departmentof Human Resources at least three (3) business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interviewdate. City appointments are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening to comply with our Drug Free Workplace policy, and a Live Scan fingerprint checkthrough the Department of Justice. The successful candidate will be required to provide identificationand employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The provisions of thisbulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may bemodified or revoked without notice. The City of Norwalk, in compliance with all applicable Federal and State laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, religion, disability, sex, or sexual orientation in its employment actions, policies, procedures or practices.