Summer Youth PA I (#TS9232)
$17.33-$17.33 Hourly / $3,003.05-$3,003.05 Monthly / $36,036.65-$36,036.65 Yearly


This is a temporary class in the Employment and Economic Development Department (EEDD). Under immediate supervision, incumbents perform a variety of technical program eligibility and casework activities following standardized procedures for the Summer Youth Employment and Training Program; and do related or other work as required.


A Summer Youth Program Assistant I works under the close supervision of higher-level staff while learning how to evaluate and determine applicant eligibility, conduct interviews, participate in job matching, and maintain a caseload of program participants. This class differs from Summer Youth Program Assistant II in that incumbents of the latter class utilize previous program experience, work with less supervision and utilize greater program knowledge to perform a broader range of case management duties.


  • Learns to understand and interprets eligibility rules of summer youth work experience programs; processes applications to evaluate and determine eligibility; explains program rules to applicants.
  • Learns and maintains familiarity with the San Joaquin County service area; learns basic occupational groupings; sorts applications by county area and occupational choice according to standardized procedures.
  • Assists in setting up interviews with applicants by making phone calls or by sending written correspondence; processes routine records in a timely manner.
  • Maintains a caseload of program participants by continuously completing, updating and documenting applicant contacts; submits required attendance and payroll documents; maintains close contact with worksite supervisors.
  • Learns to identify and resolve minor workplace conduct issues with the assistance of journey-level staff.


Experience: Six months of case management experience in a social service, employment service, youth program or related setting.
Education: Completion of 30 (thirty) semester units at an accredited college or university. 

License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.


General record keeping and reporting methods; basic language mechanics and arithmetic; general office practices and procedures; principles and practices of public relations.


Learn and interpret program eligibility rules and case management procedures; learn and understand San Joaquin County service area employment and occupational information; present information to individuals and groups; communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; follow oral and written directions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse groups of individuals.


Mobility-Frequent operation of keyboards; sitting for extended periods; frequent movement; occasional driving may be required; Lifting-Frequently 5 pounds or less; Vision-Corrected vision; frequent reading and close-up work; normal hand-eye coordination; Dexterity-Normal dexterity with frequent writing and repetitive motion and ability to operate a computer keyboard; Hearing/Talking-Frequent hearing and talking on the telephone and in person; Emotional/Psychological-Occasional exposure to grief; frequent public contact and decision making; frequent concentration required; Special Conditions-May require occasional overtime, weekend or evening work.

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

CLASS: TS9232;