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Intern
FINANCE DEPARTMENT - SUMMER INTERN. The Village of Palatine has a temporary general clerical position available in the Customer Service Division within the Department of Finance. Work hours are between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday, with some Saturday mornings, beginning May 1st. Qualifications: Prior clerical or customer service experience preferred. Must be a minimum age of 18. Preference given to full-time students returning to school in the fall. Open until filled. Sal ary: $10.00 per hour Employment Duration: Summer, 2015 VILLAGE OF PALATINE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
PW Seasonal - Summer Help
The Village of Palatine is seeking SUMMER LABORERS Essential Job Functions include, but are not limited to: • Operates a variety of light trucks and equipment in the repair, maintenance and construction of public works systems and utilities and the maintenance of the urban forest, water and sewer systems, street improvement and repairs and building and grounds maintenance. • Inspects and maintains vehicles and equipment; reports malfunctions to supervisor. • Assists with the preparations and tear-down/clean-up for events, festivals and special functions. • Maintains safety awareness of those policies directly relative to the respective operations including, but not limited to, fall protection, personal protective equipment (PPE), confined space entry, trench safety, electrical hazards, work zone safety, Right-to-Know and blood borne pathogens. • Ability to tolerate both inside and outside environmental conditions. Position is performed under fluctuating and extreme temperatures, with some exposure to noise. • Physical abilities include, but are not limited to: lifting/carrying 25 lbs. frequently, and up to 125 lbs.; standing; walking; bending; kneeling; climbing; crawling; pushing/pulling. Qualifications: Entry Level Position Must be 18 or older, enrolled as a full-time student in college for fall 2015, and possess a valid driver’s license. Salary: $8.25 per hour Hours: Monday – Fri day, 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Employment Duration: 3 months (summer) The Village of Palatine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
PW Seasonal - Forestry
The Village of Palatine is seeking… SEASONAL LABORERS Job Description: Essential Job Functions include, but are not limited to: • Operates a variety of light trucks and equipment in the repair, maintenance and construction of public works systems and utilities and the maintenance of the urban forest. • Inspects and maintains vehicles and equipment; reports malfunctions to supervisor. • Assists with the preparations and tear-down/clean-up for events, festivals and special functions. • Maintains the urban forest which includes planting, removal, trimming, and general care of trees and shrubs; performs mowing of Village property; maintains all flowers beds. • Performs brush collection, prepares civic displays, and assists with landscape improvements. • Maintains safety awareness of those policies directly relative to the forestry operation including fall protection and personal p rotective equipment. • Ability to tolerate both inside and outside environmental conditions. Position is performed under fluctuating and extreme temperatures, with some exposure to noise. • Physical abilities include, but are not limited to: lifting/carrying 25 lbs. frequently, and up to 125 lbs.; standing; walking; bending; kneeling; climbing; crawling; pushing/pulling. Qualifications: Must be 18 or older, minimum high school diploma or equivalent, and possess a valid driver’s license. A Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is preferred. Salary: $10.50 per hour Hours: Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Employment Duration: 6-9 months The Village of Palatine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
PW Intern
The Village of Palatine is seeking… ENGINEERING INTERNS Job Description: Essential Job Functions include, but are not limited to: • Duties include construction over-sight/inspection, assist in basic surveying, plan preparation, various aspects of construction, inspection and contract compliance. • Perform pavement condition surveys and data entry for the MICROPAVER pavement management system. • Surveying and data collection: ability to assist, or with training, perform survey duties on your own or as part of a team. • Inspects and maintains vehicles and equipment; reports malfunctions to supervisor. • Maintains safety awareness of those policies directly relative to the respective operations including, but not limited to, fall protection, personal protective equipment (PPE), confined space entry, trench safety, electrical hazards, work zone safety, Right-to-Know and blood borne pathogens. • Ability to tolerate both inside and outside environmental conditions. Position is performed under fluctuating and extreme temperatures, with some exposure to noise. • Physical abilities include, but are not limited to: lifting/carrying 25 lbs. frequently, and up to 125 lbs.; standing; walking; bending; kneeling; climbing; crawling; pushing/pulling. Qualifications: Entry Level Position Must be 18 or older, enrolled as a full-time student in college for f all 2015, and possess a valid driver’s license. Salary: $12.00 per hour Hours: Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Employment Duration: 3 months (summer) The Village of Palatine is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Information Technology Intern
The Village of Palatine is seeking a summer intern in the Information Technology Department. The job includes basic system administration duties such as: - Desktop support - Assisting in the deployment of new software/solutions - Inventory hardware/software - and other tasks as needed Additionally, the candidate should have some programming skills in either VB, C# or other equivalent programming language. The job includes the development of a small program for the Village. Phys ical abilities include the ability to lift over 25 pounds. Qualifications: Must be 18 or older, enrolled as a full-time student in a college or university for the fall of 2015. Must possess a valid driver's license. Salary: $10.00 per hour. Hours: Monday-Friday (varies between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm). Duration: 3 Months (summer) Questions regarding this employment opportunity may be emailed to Larry Schroth, Director of Information Technology at lshroth@palatine.il.us. The V illage of Palatine is an Equal Opportunity Employer