The Risk Management & Safety section of the Finance Department handles procurement and management of all insurance policies, employee safety and workers' compensation for the Port of San Diego. The Intern will assist the section in organizing files, preparing PowerPoint presentations, maintaining safety records and logs, creating and processing invoices and purchase requisitions, ordering office supplies, preparing Microsoft Word and Excel documents and assisting with special projects. The Intern will work closely with Risk Management & Safety staff as well as with staff from the Finance section. This position may assist the Finance department with special projects. The Intern will gain experience by working with the professionals in the department as well as throughout the Port. This is a great opportunity for those interested in learning how public service as well as risk management and safety can be a rewarding career.
Education, Training and Experience:
Intern I: College level students currently enrolled in at least twelve (12) semester units at an accredited college or university, majoring in a field of study closely related to current vacancies, may qualify for Intern I appointments. Students in their final semester/quarter who need less than full-time enrollment to graduate with a 2 or 4-year degree need only be enrolled part-time in courses required for degree completion, with verification from the college or university registrar.
Intern II: Students in a graduate program leading to an advanced or doctoral degree enrolled in an accredited college or university, majoring in a filed of study closely related to current vacancies, may qualify for Intern II appointment with verification from the college or university registrar. Full-time student status is not required for students in a graduate program.
Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
A current, valid California Class C driver's license at time of appointment and maintained at all times thereafter in order to operate a vehicle on District business.
If assigned to perform work at any of the District's maritime facilities you must be able to pass a background check in accordance with current Federal and State requirements.
If assigned to perform work at any of the District's Harbor Police facilities you must be able to pass a background investigation that includes, but is not limited to a polygraph examination.