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Management Intern

Category: Classified
Pay Grade: C55
Job Code: 01520

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.  Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.


Performs temporary trainee work in providing assistance to the manager or managers of a specific department or departments of the County; is a student of an educational institution who will be assigned duties and responsibilities which will relate to courses of study; may perform staff work or line operations; acquires no rights under the County Service by virtue of such appointment, and said appointment shall terminate immediately upon completion of the training program or completion of one thousand forty (1,040) working hours, whichever occurs first, unless an extension of such period of temporary employment is granted by the Personnel Board.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (examples, not all inclusive)

  • Studies program or programs of a county department or departments;
  • Provides assistance to managers in staff or line work relating to the management of a county department or departments;
  • Provides assistance to managers in conducting procedural and administrative studies;
  • Provides assistance to managers in developing operational procedures;
  • Provides assistance to managers in the preparation of management reports;
  • May analyze and present data to management;
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

Must be currently enrolled as a student or on a leave of absence from an educational institution; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.  

Special Qualifications (May be required depending on area of assignment):

  • Florida Driver’s License or Florida Commercial Driver’s License and endorsement, if any.
  • Assignment to work a variety of work schedules including compulsory work periods in special, emergency, and/or disaster situations.
  • Other knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials required for a specific position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles of public administration;
  • Knowledge of organizational structure at both the line and staff levels.
  • Ability to apply computer applications and software;
  • Ability to assist in the conduct of management and administrative studies;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to analyze moderately complex management studies. 


The work is sedentary work which requires exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Handling: Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Visual ability: Sufficient to effectively operate office equipment including copier, computer, etc.; and to read and write reports, correspondence, instructions, etc.
  • Hearing ability: Sufficient to hold a conversation with other individuals both in person and over a telephone; and to hear recording on transcription device.
  • Speaking ability: sufficient to communicate effectively with other individuals in person and over a telephone.
  • Mental acuity: Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.
  • Talking:  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.


Work is performed in a relatively safe, secure, and stable work environment.