Chicago Park District Intern (Seasonal) – Beach Water Quality
Position Type: Administrative/Intern (H)
Closing Date: 04/07/2014
Date Posted: 03/24/2014
Location: NATURAL RESOURCES
Date Available: ASAP
FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
TITLE: INTERN (SEASONAL)
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS:
- Under direct supervision, performs typing, word processing and a variety of clerical work in support of the operation of an organizational unit on a temporary basis. Performs related duties as required.
- Assist with implementation of beach water quality programs. Tasks include: data management, website maintenance, and office support for beach programs. During the summer beach season, occasional weekend work will be required.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:
Responds to routine telephone inquiries. Collects information for compiling reports. Makes telephone calls and contacts other departments and organizations to collect routine information or to follow through with calls initiated by supervisor. Types prepared correspondence, memoranda, lists and brief reports. Files as instructed in an established filing system. Operates office machines (e.g. copier , calculator). Performs routine data entry tasks using established mainframe systems. Completes forms by hand or by using a typewriter/word processor by filing in the required information (e.g. supply requisitions, personnel requisitions). Maintains simple logs or records. Receives and directs visitors.
DESIRABLE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Training and Experience:
High School graduation or equivalent, including completion of courses in English, Spelling, Mathematics and Typing, or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required. One year of experience in a business office performing typing and filing duties is preferred. Word processing experience is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of rules of grammar, punctuation and spelling. Knowledge of office methods and procedures. Ability to make arithmetic calculations. Ability to organize and maintain records manually or using personal computer. Ability to communicate effectively with park employees and the public. Skill in the operation of office machines, including personal computers. Effective oral and written communication skills.
Salary: $13.00 per hour; this position is not to exceed 6 months
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