Step Up To Work 2016

Applications accepted April 11th - May 6th

ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS MUST APPLY ONLINE FOR EMPLOYMENT BY CLICKING ON THE JOB TITLE “SUMMER STUDENT AIDE” AND CLICKING ON THE “APPLY” LINK!  PLEASE BE SURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS WHEN SETTING UP AN ACCOUNT AS A FIRST TIME USER.  IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (239) 321-7066.  

THE CITY OF FORT MYERS WILL OFFER JOBS TO 22 STUDENTS THROUGH THE SUMMER STUDENT AIDE PROGRAM, STEP UP TO WORK 2016!  THE PROGRAM WILL RUN FOR 6 WEEKS, FROM JUNE 20, 2016 – JULY 29, 2016. STUDENTS WILL BE PLACED IN VARIOUS CITY DEPARTMENTS, WORK APPROXIMATELY 32 HOURS A WEEK, AND EARN $8.05 PER HOUR.  THIS PROGRAM WILL INCLUDE AN EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS WORKSHOP AND MENTORING BY CITY STAFF.  

TO QUALIFY FOR THIS PROGRAM, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

  • MUST BE A RESIDENT OF AND LIVE WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF THE CITY OF FORT MYERS.
TO VERIFY YOUR ADDRESS IS WITHIN CITY LIMITS, PLEASE CLICK HERE AND ENTER YOUR ADDRESS INCLUDING BOTH THE STREET AND CITY IN THE SEARCH FIELD LOCATED IN THE UPPER RIGHT HAND CORNER.  THE ADDRESS WILL BE DISPLAYED ON THE MAP IN A LOCATION BOX.  YOU WILL THEN CLICK OUTSIDE THE BOX AND A MESSAGE WILL BE DISPLAYED INDICATING WHETHER OR NOT THE ADDRESS IS WITHIN THE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF FORT MYERS.

  • MUST BE 16–18 YEARS OF AGE AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION AND CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN HIGH SCHOOL
  • FAMILY HOUSEHOLD ANNUAL INCOME MUST NOT EXCEED 80% OF THE AREA MEDIAN INCOME LEVEL.  THE AMI IS BASED ON HUD HOUSEHOLD INCOME GUIDELINES FOR THE 2015 CAPE CORAL FORT MYERS METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREA OF $57,600.
  • **CHILDREN OF EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF FORT MYERS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAM**
YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED FOR EMPLOYMENT:

  • A COPY OF YOUR BIRTH CERTIFICATE AS PROOF OF AGE
  • SIGNED PARENTAL CONSENT FORM FOR PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS
  • FAMILY HOUSEHOLD INCOME VERIFICATION FORM
  • CITY OF FORT MYERS RESIDENCY VERIFICATION FORM
  • HIGH SCHOOL ENROLLMENT VERIFICATION FORM
ALL REQUIRED FORMS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE WHEN YOU BEGIN THE APPLICATION PROCESS.

THESE FORMS CAN BE SCANNED AND ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION, FAXED TO (239)344-5986 OR HAND DELIVERED TO HUMAN RESOURCES AT 1820 HENDRY STREET, FORT MYERS.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY!