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Employer: Sedgwick County
Department: County Manager
Job Title: Management Intern
Salary: $35000.00 Annually

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours: 8am to 5pm; M-F

Location of work: Primarily 525 N. Main, however will be at multiple County facilities.

Job Objectives:
The Sedgwick County Management Intern Program offers a one year opportunity to explore public administrative career fields, gain valuable insight into local government, and procure future leadership positions. This experience has proven to be an excellent training ground for higher level administrative and managerial positions at all levels of government.

Essential Job Functions:
The management intern position involves research and analytical work on an entry-level professional basis using various research methods. Interns study administrative systems, policies and practices. They are given in-depth experience with all facets of County government including, but not limited to: Public finance, public health, public safety, public works, human resources, and other County functions. Interns are given work assignments involving meaningful participation in a wide variety of problems facing the Sedgwick County metropolitan area. Interns attend County Commission meetings, other management level meetings, and public events. This experience has proven to be an excellent training ground for higher level administrative and managerial positions at all levels of government. The Management Intern is part of the ICMA Local Government Management Fellowship (LGMF) program.

Job Standards:
Applicant should be a recent master's level graduate or nearly complete in graduate level course work. Master of Public Administration or Master of Business Administration preferred. Graduate level transcript required. Short (no longer than 3 pages) writing sample required. Must be written within last 4 months. Transcripts and writing samples must be sent to Jessica.ostmeyer@sedgwick.gov or mail to: the Manager's Office, 525 N. Main, Suite 343, Wichita, KS 67203.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Standard office equipment including, but not limited to computer, printer, scanner, copier, fax, shredder, multiline telephone.

Work Environment:
Primarily office, but may include occasional outdoor assignments with exposure to weather.

Pooled:  20001865 

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

Vacancy Number: 20001864

Open Date: 3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 4/7/2017 11:59:59 PM