ERIC Number: ED120561
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Jobs in Public Service. Job Family Series.
Science Research Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL.
The booklet describes jobs in public service. The introductory chapter provides a definition and overview of public service work. Following chapters describe various levels of public service including: (1) neighborhood workers--letter carriers and postal employees, fire fighters, police officers, service repair workers, and bus drivers; (2) city government workers--city managers, city planners, and public health officers; (3) Federal and State government workers--FBI agents, military employees, State police officers, and careers in law; (4) government domestic inspectors--customs inspectors, special agents, customs patrol officers, import specialists, health inspectors, and regulatory inspectors; and (5) community service workers--teachers, social workers, social service aides, rehabilitation counselors, probation officers, public health nurses, and recreation workers. For each occupation, duties are outlined and working conditions discussed. Techniques used to complete job descriptions include brief case histories of individuals in various positions, anecdotes to demonstrate the kinds of interactions involved in some jobs, and descriptions of a typical day on other jobs. Suggestions for training are offered and opportunities are explored. A fact chart is included showing jobs in the various areas with their educational requirements and salary ranges. (KH)
Descriptors: Career Opportunities, Careers, City Government, Community Organizations, Community Services, Educational Background, Employment Qualifications, Fire Protection, Government Employees, Law Enforcement, Military Service, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information, Public Agencies, Public Health, Public Service Occupations
Science Research Associates, Incorporated, IBM, 259 East Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611 (Order Number 5-1634, no price given)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Science Research Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL.
Note: For related documents, see CE 006 950-954 and CE 006 956