Records Intern

Open Date:August 6, 2020
Salary Range:Unpaid Internship
Minimum Age:18
Number of Openings:1
Employment Type:Part-Time (up to 19 hours/week)


Open Until Filled

Must currently be enrolled in a college/university program.  We are only able to accept current students who will be earning class credit for this internship opportunity.


Job Description

General Purpose

Under direct supervision of the Records Manager, performs tasks in compliance with the standards and statutes for classifying, maintaining and preserving the records of Davis County.

Example of Duties

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in this volunteer opportunity).

Attends open Commission meetings and/or writes/reviews Commission meeting minutes.

Processes records of the Legislative Body for proper record keeping (contracts, resolutions, ordinances, etc.).

Assists with the identification, preservation, and restoration of historical records. 

Scans records into computer software for inventory and retrieval processes.

Compares microfilm, microfiche, and paper records for duplicate formats of the same record.

Researches and identifies miscellaneous County records.

Determines the retention of records by researching County and State retention schedules.

Enters data related to records of the County into software used by the County, including a cataloging system.

Education and Experience
Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and have graduated with a high school diploma (or equivalent).

Must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university in a History, English, or Political Science program. 
Special Qualifications

Must complete and pass a criminal records background check. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of:  Basic office equipment, including MS Word and Excel; applicable computer operations; federal and state employment rules and regulations.

Skill in:  Typing; using MS Word and Excel.

Ability to: Learn basic archive skills; work with detail and maintain accuracy; work independently, with guidance; follow written and oral instructions; properly handle sensitive information/records and maintain confidentiality. 

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