Lakeland Electric Electric Utility Academy Intern in Lakeland, Florida

This is a student internship position specifically for high potential, high performing students from the Lakeland Electric Power Academy and Lakeland Electric Energy Academy programs. Positions will be allocated in the utility to prepare future workers where identified need exists and skills and student goals match. Work is evaluated for overall effectiveness and adherence to safe workplace practices.

THIS POSITION IS FOR PRACTICE FOR TRAVISS TECHNICAL COLLEGE STUDENTS ONLY.

Example of Duties:

  • Performs basic level skills as required in the designated position.
  • Participates in skills training as appropriate.
  • Must demonstrate behaviors of commitment, trustworthiness, dependability, strong work ethic and excellent customer relations.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs related work as required.
  • Depending on the position, may be required to sweep floors, use hand tools, mow lawns, organize inventory, file, answer phones, perform housekeeping duties, and other entry level functions. Qualifications:

  • Successful performance as a student of the Lakeland Electric's Power Academy or Energy Academy.

  • Recommendation of the Lakeland Electric Power Academy Instructor and LE's Director of Training & Workforce Development.
  • Preference will be given to students who have successfully completed job shadowing at Lakeland Electric and have the recommendation of the Lakeland Electric employee familiar with the student through the shadowing program. Required Documents: High School Diploma or High School Transcript

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must maintain City driving privileges/valid Florida driver's license.
  • Must maintain a valid contact phone number.
  • May be required to attend meetings at locations other than primary work location.
  • Must be able to work extended hours as necessary to provide operational effectiveness. Supplemental Information:

  • Knowledge of the utility industry, including safety practices, terminology, equipment and customer service expectations.

  • Ability to build successful working relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to learn utility-specific skills based on position assignment.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work (in some positions).
  • Ability to properly use hand tools or office equipment appropriate for the position.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS:

  • Dependent on position assignment. See job description of position closest to that of the functions being performed.

THE CITY OF LAKELAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/EQUAL ACCESS EMPLOYER AND A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE.

Job Title: Electric Utility Academy Intern

Closing Date/Time: Wed. 12/07/16 4:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary: $10.00 Hourly

Job Type: Part Time Temporary

Location: City of Lakeland, Civil Service, 500 N. Lake Parker Avenue, Lakeland, Florida

Department: GM-Train & Workforce Develop 2091500000