Admin Intern

Exempt | Location: Civic Center

Annual Salary

$22.52 - $24.55

contact information

Marcel Nguyen

job description

OPEN DATE:             March 15, 2023

FILING DEADLINE:   March 31, 2023 or until a sufficient number of applications is received.

RATE OF PAY:          $22.52 - $24.55 (determined by academic standing)

JOB LOCATION:      Downtown Los Angeles/Civic Center

WORK HOURS:        Work schedule may vary between the hours of 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Monday – Friday (not to exceed 29.5 hours per week nor 999 hours within a service year). Start and end times is at the discretion of the Division Manager or designee, to accommodate operational needs.


Under the direction and guidance of a full-time LACERS staff, the Administrative Intern
performs various duties relating to the administration of retirement benefits, including:

• Conduct research on the practices of other public pension systems; Prepare survey questions, conduct information gathering; compile data in a report;
• Document processes, write instruction guides, compile procedures;
• Gain familiarity with various resource documents used by LACERS. Catalog and
summarize resource documents;
• Processing files and documents;
• Reviewing, and compiling, tabulating of various data into graphs, tables, and
• Using data to create monthly statistical reports and analysis of retirement benefits
• Perform work through the use of a variety of software and computer systems
• Prepare correspondence and other written materials;
• Provide as-needed clerical support to Departmental staff, such as, photocopy, scan,
prepare documents for scanning, printing member documents, respond to requests
for information, filing and file retrieval, and deliveries
• Coordinate various aspects of Member events
• Provide excellent customer service while responding to questions from Members,
their authorized representatives, or their beneficiaries, regarding issues pertaining to
general retirement benefits via person-to-person interaction, telephone calls, and/or
• Read and adhere to written procedures and following verbal instructions
• Schedule appointments
• Other duties as needed or as assigned

Working hours: Flexible based on assignment. Up to 29.5 hours per week between the office hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How to apply


  • Completion of three years of education in a recognized four-year college or university or must have Senior standing at the time of hire; or

·    Graduate of an accredited college or university

·   Must be able to provide proof of identity and legal right to work in the United States



The selected candidate must possess:

  • Effective writing skills to write policies and procedures, 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.).


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 March 2023 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.