Administrative Intern - City Manager's O...
City of Fountain Valley, CA - Fountain Valley, CA

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This is a continuous recruitment that may close at any time. Prompt application is encouraged.

Under immediate supervision, performs a variety of routine administrative projects and assignments; researches, writes and presents reports and recommendations; and performs other duties as assigned.

The Intern works under the direct supervision of the Assistant to the City Manager.

Essential Duties:

The Administrative Intern will support the Assistant to the City Manager with Economic Development activities and other related duties.
  • Developing a database of commercial properties in the city with property characteristics, photos, maps, and representative contact information.
  • Developing and distributing communications with property representatives.
  • Researching and recommending economic development program alternatives.
  • Enhancing economic development website content and marketing materials .
  • Perform a wide variety of administrative projects and assignments requiring independent research, analysis and the preparation of written reports and recommendations.
  • Independently review, analyze, research and make recommendations on pending legislation.
  • Assist in the preparation of a variety of written documents for the City Council.
  • Provide administrative support work including answering inquiries from the public in public, on the telephone and via e-mail.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Guidelines:

  • Completion of the equivalent of two years of completed coursework at an accredited college or university in an undergraduate program in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field with Junior or Senior status; or
  • Current enrollment in a graduate program in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field; or
  • Recent graduation (within the previous six months) with a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in a related field.
  • Previous administrative experience, preferably in a municipal setting is desirable.
  • Basic principles of municipal government.
  • Methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis and report preparation.
  • Modern office methods, practices and procedures.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Independently conduct analytical surveys and studies, and to write clear and concise reports.
  • Operate a computer and software including Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, City officials, and the public.
  • Communicate effectively, follow oral and written instructions.
  • Deal effectively and courteously with the public.
  • Learn, understand, and apply relevant policies and procedures.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment requiring prolonged sitting or standing; walking, kneeling, crouching, squatting, stooping and bending; input data into a computer terminal; exposure to computer glare, vibrations and pitch; ability to lift, carry and move objects totaling approximately 25 pounds in weight; and have mobility, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.

Selection Process:

The selection process may include but is not limited to: application review and evaluation, written examination, physical ability test, practical skills test and oral interview. All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate’s legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully completing all components of the pre-employment process which may include but is not limited to: reference check, background investigation, credit check, California Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) criminal history check (Live Scan fingerprinting), polygraph, post-offer psychological, post-offer drug test and post-offer medical examination. The specific selection process will vary based upon the position. Candidates must fill out the application and supplemental questions completely. Incomplete applications including references to see the resume for qualifications are incomplete and will be disqualified. Candidates are encouraged to provide accurate answers as the City will verify the qualifications for each candidate.

The City of Fountain Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. Candidates with a disability who may need accommodation during the selection process must notify the Personnel Department at least 72 hours in advance of the test date.

Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.

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