Albany County Summer Youth Employment Program
Description: The Albany County Summer Youth Employment Program has been created to provide opportunities for professional development to Albany County residents. The program is designed for high school and undergraduate students between the ages of seventeen (17) and twenty-one (21). Albany County’s initiative is to create flexible work opportunities that will be beneficial to all candidates. Individuals will receive on-the-job training and the skills necessary to compete for a variety of available positions.
Applications Accepted: Thursday, April 1, 2021 – Friday, April 30, 2021
Hours: Vary by department and experience, maximum 20hrs per week
Hourly Rate: $13.00
- The applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 21 and a resident of Albany County.
- If under 18 years of age, you must furnish working papers. Working papers serve as your official employment certificate:
- 16-17 year olds (in school) – Your working papers are green.
- 16-17 year olds (out of school) – Your working papers are peach.
For more information, visit https://labor.ny.gov/youth/14-to-17.shtm or call 518-447-5510.
- The applicant must complete and submit the employment application no later than 4:00 PM on Friday, April 30, 2021. Applications must be delivered, mailed or emailed to the Albany County Legislature, Harold L. Joyce Albany County Office Building, 112 State Street, Room 710, Albany, NY 12207, by the deadline stated above.
- New applicants or returning students must submit an application to be considered for employment in 2021.
- Family members of current County employees are not excluded, however, if hired they will not be placed in the same workplace as an immediate family member.
- All applicants will be subject to an interview with representatives from the Office of the Chair.
- Any applicant that fails to report for a confirmed interview (without reasonable cause) will not be considered for a position.
- All potential applicants hired will have to complete a mandatory online Workforce Conduct and Sexual Harassment Training within two weeks of their start date. Failure to complete the online training (without reasonable cause) will result in automatic removal from the program until mandatory training is complete.
For more information, please contact Necole Chambers, Clerk of the Albany County Legislature at 518-447-7168 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.