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Intern (Seasonal) - Movies in the Park (REPOST)
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Chicago Park District | Chicago, IL
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Intern - Movies in the Park

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:Movies in the Parks brings movies to more than 150 local parks every summer; creating neighborhood camaraderie and a fun, safe and one-of-a-kind way to experience one of America's favorite pastimes in Chicago's beautiful outdoor spaces. Movies are shown outdoors, whenever possible, on large screens with high-quality projection and sound equipment and accompanied by free popcorn.

Movie Interns work as part of a three-person team to deliver, set up, troubleshoot and operate movie equipment in local parks, show movies, record attendance and event details, pop and serve popcorn, and interact with the general public as representatives the Chicago Park District. Occassional heavy lifting required.

Must be able to commit to evening and weekend shifts throughout the entire Movies in the Parks season (thru September 13).


Title: Intern (S) Level: 2601


Under direct supervision, performs typing, word processing and a variety of clerical work in support of the operation of an organizational unit on a temporary basis. Performs related duties as required.


Responds to routine telephone inquiries. Collects information for compiling reports. Makes telephone calls and contacts other departments and organizations to collect routine information or to follow through with calls initiated by supervisor. Types prepared correspondence, memoranda, lists and brief reports. Files as instructed in an established filing system. Operates office machines (e.g. copier , calculator). Performs routine data entry tasks using established mainframe systems. Completes forms by hand or by using a typewriter/wordprocessor by filing in the required information (e.g. supply requisitions, personnel requisitions). Maintains simple logs or records. Receives and directs visitors.


Training and Experience:

High School graduation or equivalent, including completion of courses in English, Spelling, Mathematics and Typing, or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required. One year of experience in a business office performing typing and filing duties is preferred. Word processing experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of rules of grammar, punctuation and spelling. Knowledge of office methods and procedures. Ability to make arithmetic calculations. Ability to organize and maintain records manually or using personal computer. Ability to communicate effectively with park employees and the public. Skill in the operation of office machines, including personal computers. Effective oral and written communication skills.

Salary: $15.12 / hour

Career Service

EEO: Administrative Support

FLSA: Non-Exempt

About Chicago Park District

The Chicago Park District manages more than 220 facilities, 7300 acres of parkland, 552 parks, 33 beaches, 10 museums, two world-class conservatories, 16 historic lagoons, 10 bird and wildlife gardens, and thousands of special events, sports and entertaining programs throughout the city.