Area youth seeking a job for the summer can apply for a position in the City of Brunswick’s Public Works Apprenticeship Program.

The program is designed to assists first-stage job seekers, ages 17-20, in developing their employment skills and in pursuing their education and career goals.

According to Brunswick City Manager Jim Drumm, the city’s mission is to provide a quality and valuable work experience which in turn benefits the citizens of Brunswick by providing quality service in the planning, maintenance and operation of roads, grounds, and waterways.

Aimed at youth who are not planning to attend college after graduating high school, in addition to providing necessary skills training, the program’s aim is to keep youth engaged in a positive way when school is out for summer.

All positions have a work schedule of Monday through Friday.

The minimum wage summer positions include street maintenance, where student employees will perform a wide variety of duties in the maintenance and construction of city roads.

Employees will also operate miscellaneous light equipment, setup and move signs, complete asphalt work such as raking and shoveling, loading and unloading materials, cutting brush and weeds and putting chipping them, mixing cement and performing other miscellaneous duties.

Drainage and storm water apprentices will assist in the maintenance of the storm water detention and retention.

Employees will work in a team environment, primarily performing manual labor duties and operating miscellaneous power tools.

Youth who like to spend time in parks and squares throughout the city will assist in their maintenance. Work includes landscaping, painting buildings, mowing grass, operating weed eaters and other duties as assigned.

For more information, contact Josalind Brinson at 912-267-5064.