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Trades Intern Program

Come work for the City of Santa Monica and check-out the following trades you could learn while you earn!

  • Painting
  • Electrical
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Street Maintenance
  • HVAC
  • Irrigation
  • Landscaping
  • Welding 

The salary starts at $16.38 per hr. Perform a variety of unskilled or semiskilled tasks as part of the City of Santa Monica Trades Intern Program. The goal of this program is to provide paid training in the City so that program participants can acquire the skills that will prepare them for future employment in the skilled trades.

To qualify for the Trades Intern Program, a participant must meet the following criteria:

Residency Santa Monica resident and/or attend school in Santa Monica
Legal Residency   Proof of eligibility to work in the United States
Age Must be at least 18  years of age by the application filing closing date.
Drivers Valid California Drivers' License
Education Must be enrolled in school, either in a GED program, Adult Education, Vocational school, high school, or college during the course of employment.

For more information about the Trades Intern Program, please contact:

Michael Jackson
Community Services Program Coordinator
2200 Virginia Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 458-8688 ext: 2022 


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