Lane County INTERNSHIP - Emergency Management in Eugene, Oregon
INTERNSHIP - Emergency Management
INTERNSHIP - Emergency Management
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Extra Help (Limit of 520 hours within fiscal year)
11/25/2019 5:00 PM Pacific
Lane County Public Works, Emergency Management: INTERNSHIP
$11.75 / hour
A COVER LETTER AND RESUME ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS INTERNSHIP APPLICATION
Lane County is currently recruiting an INTERN for the Emergency Management Division of Public Works
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, and to improve recruitment, selection, retention, and advancement of underrepresented groups in Lane County, the following internship will be offered to Lane County residents, undergraduate, and graduate students with particular emphasis on providing pathways for historically underrepresented individuals to professional careers at Lane County. Historically underrepresented groups may include, but are not limited to: first generation college students, low-income students, students who identify as LGBTQ+, students of color, veterans, and students with disabilities.
This internship will support the City of Oakridge in the development of a more resilient community, using a whole community approach by: assisting with the development of neighborhood emergency plans, setting up a robust training program such as CERT, scheduling emergency preparedness outreach events, hosting FEMA's "Be the Help, Until Help Arrives" campaign.
Schedule: Hours will vary by week depending on program needs: 10 hours a week, between hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Saturday.
This position is budgeted for a maximum of 520 hours
This is a non-represented position
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.
The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING; ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation. Modern principles and practices of analyzing data; administration concepts and theories; research methods. A strong candidate for this position would have good communication skills, written and verbal, as well as an interest or experience in public speaking.
Use computers and MS Word, understand and carry out oral and written directions; analyze a variety of information and concisely summarize it.
TOBACCO FREE CAMPUS POLICY
The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.
Not benefits eligible.
You are required to upload a cover letter and resume to be considered for this internship.
125 E 8th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon, 97401
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