Intern (Risk Management & Safety)
$14.45 – $22.41 Hourly
Port of San Diego, CA
The Risk Management & Safety section of the Finance Department handles procurement and management of all insurance policies, employee safety and workers’ compensation for the Port of San Diego. The Intern will assist the section in organizing files, preparing PowerPoint presentations, maintaining safety records and logs, creating and processing invoices and purchase requisitions, ordering office supplies, preparing Microsoft Word and Excel documents and assisting with special projects. The Intern will work closely with Risk Management & Safety staff as well as with staff from the Finance section. This position may assist the Finance department with special projects. The Intern will gain experience by working with the professionals in the department as well as throughout the Port. This is a great opportunity for those interested in learning how public service as well as risk management and safety can be a rewarding career.
With general supervision, provides part-time employment opportunities for college level interns to perform job assignments that are closely related to their area of study. Any full-time college or graduate level student may apply for consideration for vacancies.
Total scheduled work hours shall not exceed 25 hours per work week (Monday through Friday). Intern positions do not include benefits and are not eligible to receive paid leave, paid holidays, retirement and/or any type of insurance.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications will only be accepted online. We do not accept hard copy applications.
NOTE: A COLLEGE UNITS VERIFICATION FORM OR TRANSCRIPT MUST BE SCANNED AND UPLOADED TO THE ATTACHMENT SECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION. DOCUMENTATION MUST SHOW CURRENT ENROLLMENT PERIOD ALONG WITH THE NUMBER OF UNITS ENROLLED IN.
A contingent job offer will be based on receiving an official college units verification or official transcripts prior to the start of employment.
College Units Verification Form (Please Click to obtain the form below)
APPLICATIONS WITHOUT UNITS VERIFICATION FORM OR TRANSCRIPT WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
Once you have completed the Unit Verification for please upload the form to your online application under attachment
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities assigned to Interns will vary depending on the department they are assigned.
Education, Training and Experience:
Intern I: College level students currently enrolled in at least twelve (12) semester units at an accredited college or university, majoring in a field of study closely related to current vacancies, may qualify for Intern I appointments. Students in their final semester/quarter who need less than full-time enrollment to graduate with a 2 or 4-year degree need only be enrolled part-time in courses required for degree completion, with verification from the college or university registrar.
Intern II: Students in a graduate program leading to an advanced or doctoral degree enrolled in an accredited college or university, majoring in a filed of study closely related to current vacancies, may qualify for Intern II appointment with verification from the college or university registrar. Full-time student status is not required for students in a graduate program.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A current, valid California Class C driver’s license at time of appointment and maintained at all times thereafter in order to operate a vehicle on District business.
If assigned to perform work at any of the District’s maritime facilities you must be able to pass a background check in accordance with current Federal and State requirements.
If assigned to perform work at any of the District’s Harbor Police facilities you must be able to pass a background investigation that includes, but is not limited to a polygraph examination.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS
Persons with disabilities may be able to perform the essential duties of this class with reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodation will be evaluated on an individual basis and depends, in part, on the specific requirements for the job, the limitations related to disability and the ability of the hiring department to accommodate the limitation.
Dated: June 10, 2014
Port of San Diego
3165 Pacific Highway
San Diego, California, 92101