Admin Intern

Intern | Location: Civic Center

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Marcel Nguyen

job description

OPEN DATE: September 28, 2022

FILING DEADLINE: December 2, 2022 or until a sufficient number of applications is received.

RATE OF PAY: $22.08

JOB LOCATION: Downtown Los Angeles/Civic Center

The Administrative Intern position with LACERS is a part-time, entry-level opportunity for those with Junior standing college units. The position provides an opportunity to learn about future full-time government employment with the City of Los Angeles.

The Administrative Intern positions are exempt from Civil Service and filled on an “as needed” basis.? Candidates must have the minimum qualifications pursuant to the City Specification Requirements of an Administrative Intern I or II.


Under the direction and guidance of a full-time LACERS staff, the Administrative Intern performs various duties relating to the administrative tasks within the department.

The selected candidate must possess:  - Effective writing skill demonstrated in a clear and concise manner, accuracy, and efficiency; 
- Strong communication skills to communicate effectively and professionally in a work environment; 
- Excellent organizational skills to multi-task, complete multiple assignments and meet deadlines; 
- Good self-motivation skills, including taking initiative, setting goals and working independently after understanding the division’s objectives, while maintaining a positive attitude; 
- Maintain confidentiality; 
- Effective listening skills to understand and follow instructions willingly; 
- Strong computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Access and the ability to learn new computer systems;
- The ability to operate standard office equipment (i.e., copiers, fax machines, etc.)
- Strong analytical skills to develop reports or recommendations, and assess courses of action in different situations

*Some positions will require a clean driving record*


  1. Candidates selected for these temporary positions will be required to work on an as-needed basis with a maximum of 999 hours per service year (maximum 29.5 hours per week) and no minimum guaranteed number of hours per week or per year. A service year begins on the start date of employment and on each anniversary date thereafter.  
  1. Selected candidates must pass a physical exam administered by a City physician and will be subject to a background check, including fingerprinting.  Appointment is subject to background review and clearance.   
  1. There are no medical, dental or retirement benefits.   
  1. Candidates who worked as part-time, exempt employees with the City of Los Angeles in the past 12 months may not be eligible to apply. 
  1. The incumbent will not accrue any civil service tenure, contractual employment rights, or due process rights and may be removed, without any finding of cause, at any time. 
  1. Candidates who have applied in the past 12 months are not eligible to apply.

How to apply

The selection process will consist of an oral interview.  Only those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be scheduled for an oral interview. 

Interested candidates should submit the following to LACERS’ Human Resources via this upload link Admin Intern Upload Link:

1.     Regular City Application

2.     Résumé

3.    Contact information for three professional references Reference Check Form Download Link

4.     Unofficial transcripts or proof of class standing

When submitting the required information, please label your submission with your Last name, First name, Admin Intern and type of document. (i.e. Smith, John Admin Intern City Application).

Applications will only be accepted via upload link. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.