Tuesday, May 20, 2008

City of Santa Monica-Administrative Intern

Human Resources Department

1685 Main Street, Room 101 , P.O. Box 2200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Main Phone:310-458-8246
Web Address:
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The City pays the employee's contribution to the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS). In addition, the City participates in the Medicare portion of FICA only, and therefore there is no deduction made for social security.


NOTE: If three or more qualified City employees apply and pass the examination, a promotional list will be established in addition to an open-competitive list. If fewer than three qualified City employees pass the examination, the appointing authority, in accordance with the City's civil service rules and regulations, can decline to use a promotional list, in which case a promotional list will not be established for this position.
Job Summary
$14.77* Salary effective July 7, 2008( includes 4.0% Cost of Living Adjustment) pending City Council Approval. This is a temporary hourly position without benefits. The City Of Santa Monica provides a deferred compensation (457) retirement plan for its as-needed (temporary) employees who are not eligible for coverage under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). The City and as-needed employee are each required to contribute 3.75% of wages to the deferred compensation plan. As-needed employee contributions will be deducted from paychecks on a pre-tax basis.
Major Duties
Conducts field investigations and surveys of various organizational and administrative studies.

Gathers, complies and conducts analysis of data for departmental studies and/or projects.

Prepares charts, tables and diagrams.

Maintains applicable records and files, as assigned.

Performs administrative and clerical duties, as assigned.

Performs other related duties, as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

Knowledge of:
Principles and practices of public administration.
General research and analysis methods and techniques.
Basic office procedures and standard office equipment.
Effective customer service techniques.

Ability to:
Follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate effectively both in writing and orally.
Research and interpret complex technical information.
Write clear and concise reports.
Perform mathematical calculations.
Provide effective customer service.
Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with City employees and the general public.

Skill in:
The use of a personal computer and applicable software applications.
Reading, writing and communicating in English at an appropriate level.
Basic mathematics.

Education, Training and Experience:
Graduation from high school or the equivalent.
Must be a student in good standing at an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration or a closely related field and maintain full-time student status (minimum 9 semester units) at an accredited college or university.

Licenses and Certificates:

(Note: You will be required to present proof of full-time student enrollment prior to the conclusion of the application period).


Application Review Board: All applicants must submit clear, concise and complete information regarding their qualifications for the position. Those candidates whose qualifications best meet the City's needs will be invited to participate further.

NOTE: Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application or supplemental application materials.
Postmarks will not be accepted.
All employees of the City of Santa Monica are designated by both State and City ordinance to be "Disaster Service Workers." In the event of a declared emergency or any undeclared emergency or natural disaster that threatens the life, health and/or safety of the public, employees may be assigned to assist rescue and relief workers. Such assignments may be in locations, during hours and performing work significantly different from the employees' normal work assignments and may continue through the recovery phrase of the emergency.

Job Title:Administrative Intern
Exam #:082950-01
Bridget Cade

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