at City of Peoria in Peoria, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Applications are required for each vacancy. Resumes may be attached but will not be accepted in lieu of applications. The application must be signed, dated, completely filled in and returned to the Human Resources Department by the filing date indicated on the Vacancy Announcement. All information submitted is subject to verification.
The City only accepts applications for posted positions.
If selected, City residency must be established within one year of hire (or within the timeframe outlined in bargaining unit contract, if applicable). Residency must be maintained for the duration of employment. Applicants need not be current residents of the City of Peoria to be considered.
After an offer of employment but prior to hire, all applicants must complete a medical examination including a drug screen.
All new hires will be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
A summary of employment benefits may be obtained by contacting the City's Human Resources Department.
The City's Administrative Action Plan for Fair Practices is available for inspection by contacting the City's Equal Opportunity Office, City Hall, Room 303 or by calling (309) 494-8594.
Applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the selection process may notify the Human Resources Department of such request.
The City of Peoria is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

SUMMARY: The internship position is ideal for a candidate looking to get exposure to local government and, more specifically, the functions of the Community Development Department.

 Examples of Duties

The Community Development Department is responsible for Code Enforcement, Building Safety, Planning and Zoning, Grant Administration, Neighborhood Enhancement, and Land Management. The position will support staff in enhancing data analysis of department and city-wide metrics, in addition to assisting with day-to-day activities for the office. An ideal candidate will have experience in data collection and analysis, including data entry, cleaning, and manipulation with an interest in Community Development and City Government.

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or GED required. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job, considered. 
 Supplemental Information

IMPORTANT ATTRIBUTES: Knowledge of objectives and practices of a municipal government. Ability to engage thoughtfully with data collected by the city and aid in building datasets, analytical frameworks, and tracking tools. Experience with global positioning system (GPS) and geographic information system (GIS) hardware and software; recordkeeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques is preferred. Basic knowledge of computer and other general office equipment; applicable state, federal and local ordinances, laws, rules and regulations; and all computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions of the job.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 11917869

Posted On: May 21, 2024

Updated On: May 21, 2024

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