The Position Benefits Supplemental Questions
Are you a Berkeley resident between the ages of 18 and 25 years old seeking work experience in a temporary job while pursuing vocational or academic goals? Please note that this program is strictly for Berkeley Residents.
The goal of the City of Berkeley's YouthWorks extended program is to provide a variety of employment opportunities that will allow the participants an opportunity to build employability skills through the role of a Youth Enrollee Intern.
Program Objectives for YouthWorks:
Offer part-time, temporary jobs
Introduce youth to the world of work
Provide opportunity for career exploration
To download the YouthWorks brochure, click here.
For more information, please click to see our Frequently Asked Questions.
As with any job application, the submission of an application does not guarantee acceptance into the employment program.
For assistance on completing your application, you may contact YouthWorks by email to YouthWorks@CityofBerkeley.info, by phone (510) 981-4970 or visit 2180 Milvia St., Second Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704 (during business hours).
Please note that Proof of Residency documents must be current. Proof of Residency document must be in the name of the applicant or be submitted with a residency affidavit signed by the person whose name the documents are in.
BELOW ARE THE ONLY ACCEPTABLE PROOF OF RESIDENCY DOCUMENTS
Driver's License/California ID
Driver's License/California ID of Parent/Guardian
Current Rental Agreement/Lease Document (must indicate beginning and end dates)
Current Mortgage Agreement/Bill (must indicate beginning and end dates, can include mortgage statement)
The following criteria must be met in order to have an application considered for YouthWorks:
Applicant must reside in Berkeley and provide one (1) valid proof of residency document.
Applicant must submit a complete City of Berkeley Application.
Applicant must answer all required Supplemental Questions.
Applicant must provide a resume as an attachment to their application. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A RESUME WILL BE CONSIDER INCOMPLETE.
You must provide verification document(s) to complete the application process when requested. If you do not provide this documentation, you will not be selected to move forward.
Knowledge and Abilities: The intent of this employment program is to offer professional experience to our participants and to prepare them for future job searches and endeavors. Therefore, the City welcomes youth with paid or unpaid work experience! The experience listed on an application may help an applicant regarding job placement. Be sure to list all work experience paid or unpaid. Include volunteer work as well as chores done around the home or miscellaneous jobs done in a neighborhood or with family. Also include internships, extracurricular assignments at school, church, organizations, school proctoring can also be used. Any questions regarding what is acceptable can be answered via phone, email or drop in at the YouthWorks office. (Drop ins are 8-5 M-F)
To be in line with the City's goal of reducing waste, YouthWorks is receiving online applications through GovernmentJobs.com.
Applicants must submit with their on-line application:
City of Berkeley Employment Application Form
Responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire
One (1) form of Proof of Berkeley Residency
Upon request applicants must submit:
Employment eligibility verification document(s). These documents will be requested after application has been reviewed and accepted.
Candidates under final consideration for employment with the City may undergo an employment background/reference check that may include, but is not limited to: employment history, confirmation of education, and other items listed by the applicant as part of the appointment process. Some positions, depending on the nature of the work, also require a credit check and a review of Summary Criminal History obtained from the State Department of Justice through Live Scan Fingerprinting.
DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. Tests may consist of any combination of written, oral or other exercises or assessment procedures that test content. Components may include, but are not necessarily limited to, typing, math, reading, writing and analytical skills; problem solving ability; computer and software proficiency, or any other job-related knowledge, skill, ability or qualification. The City may, without notice, change or eliminate any particular assessment component or combination of components as needs dictate.
Exam Access Accommodation: In compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations, the City of Berkeley will employ and promote qualified individuals without regard to disability. The City is committed to making reasonable accommodations in the examination process and in the work environment. Individuals requesting reasonable accommodations in the examination process must do so no later than the final filing date for receipt of applications, otherwise it may not be possible to arrange accommodations for the selection process. Such requests should be addressed to the Department of Human Resources | (510) 981-6800 | firstname.lastname@example.org | 2180 Milvia Street, 1st Floor, Berkeley CA 94704.
Alternative Application Formats: This application material is available in alternative formats upon request. Alternative formats include audio-format, braille, large print, electronic text, etc. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, 2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley | Phone: (510) 981-6300 | TTY: (510) 981-6347| ADA@cityofberkeley.info and allow 7-10 days for production of the material in an alternative format.
The City of Berkeley is an EEO/ADA Employer.
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