Oakland County
Job Description

This is a training level class involving high school juniors and seniors working on completion of a diploma, college or university students working on completion of a degree, or students enrolled in a technical business institute, vocational school or adult/community education program working on completion of a diploma or certificate who are available to work on a part-time basis.  Employees in this class are placed in various County departments and perform beginning level unskilled or semi-skilled duties, typically clerical in nature, but may vary depending on the department assigned. Students are budgeted to work 20 hours a week except in special circumstances when school is not in session.  This applies to college, as well as high school students.  Students usually work four (4) hours per day, either mornings or afternoons, during the normal school year and may be retained to work full-time during the summer months. Utilizes current Countywide and/or department specific software to complete assignments.


Minimum Qualifications


At the time of application, applicants must

1.  Be at least sixteen (16) years of age; AND
NOTE: Individuals under the age of eighteen (18) who have not graduated High School must have a Co-operative Training Agreement or Work Permit issued through their school.
2. Be enrolled in high school working on completion of diploma; OR
3.  Be enrolled in college working on completion of degree; OR
4.  Be enrolled in a technical business institute, vocational school, or adult/community education program working on completion of diploma or certificate.
NOTE: Adult education classes or certificate programs do not qualify unless the coursework leads to the completion of a high school diploma or post-high school certificate requiring a minimum of one (1) year.
5.  Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical established for this classification.


Special Requirements

1.  Proof of enrollment will be required at the time of hire.

2.  High school students enrolled in a work education program must present evidence from their school that they are enrolled in an authorized school program. 

3.  When employed in the Health Division, Children's Village and/or Sheriff Department, must submit to immunizations as required, as well as to tuberculin skin tests or chest X-rays at County expense.

4.  Applicants for positions at Children's Village will not be considered if they have been convicted of either of the following:       

a)         Child Abuse or Neglect

b)         A felony involving harm or threatened harm to an individual within the 10 years immediately preceding the date of hire.
Before beginning employment, candidates will be required to provide Children's Village with documentation from the Family Independence Agency (FIA) that they have not been named in a central registry case as the perpetrator of child abuse or child neglect.  In addition, applicants being considered for hire will be asked to sign a form authorizing Children's Village to request and receive a criminal history check in accordance with the privacy act of 1974.


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