Salary: $14.00 per hour
Location: City of Los Angeles, California

The Economic and Workforce Development Department is accepting applications for a Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Youth Employment Specialist I position to assist in the administrative and operational aspects of the Summer Youth Employment Program. These positions are limited to working a maximum of 25 hours of work per week.


  • Conducting participant intake assessments
  • Monitoring the worksites of summer youth workers
  • Interviewing supervisors and program participants
  • Performing data entry, tracking program participation, and generating reports
  • Maintaining program files, respond to emails and phone messages, and photocopying
  • Assisting with the coordination and tracking of training


Experience working with youth ages 14 – 24 years old, in youth workforce development or education and training is highly desired, but not required
  • High school graduate, or equivalent
  • Must have the ability to follow instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and a good driving record are also required
  • Reliable attendance and punctuality are essential

Skills and Abilities

  • This position requires effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments
  • Experience working in a professional environment
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ability to work well under tight deadlines

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit the following by email in PDF format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (subject line of email must read “JOB TITLE, (applicant first and last name)”):
Incorrect, incomplete applications, and/or versions of the City job application older than 05/2014, or those stating “see résumé” for work experience WILL NOT be considered.

Applications may be reviewed for candidate’s experience and qualifications as it relates to the duties and responsibilities described above; a screening process may be applied to determine a reasonable number of candidates with the most relevant background and experience to interview. Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the interview process for further evaluation.

Application Deadline

Open until sufficient applications are received. May close at any time.

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