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Question by Matthew: What Are Some Jobs For 15 year olds in Austin Texas?
i need to find a job this summer and i was wondering what jobs teenagers would be able to work at
Answer by woowoo
i dnt know abot 15 but i no about 14 and 16 and over
When You Turn 14 can work at: office, grocery store, retail store, restaurant, movie theater, baseball park, amusement park, or gasoline service station.
You generally may not work in: communications or public utilities jobs, construction or repair jobs, driving a motor vehicle or helping a driver, manufacturing and mining occupations, power-driven machinery or hoisting apparatus other than typical office machines, processing occupations, public messenger jobs, transporting of persons or property, workrooms where products are manufactured, mined or processed, or warehousing and storage.
When You Turn 16 You can work in any job or occupation that has not been declared hazardous by the Secretary of Labor.
You generally may not work in any of the following hazardous occupations: manufacturing and storing of explosives, driving a motor vehicle and being an outside helper on a motor vehicle; coal mining, logging and sawmilling, power-driven woodworking machines, exposure to radioactive substances, power-driven hoisting apparatus, power-driven metal-forming, punching, and shearing machines, mining, other than coal mining, meat packing or processing (including the use of power-driven meat slicing machines), power-driven bakery machines, power-driven paper-product machines, manufacturing brick, tile, and related products, power-driven circular saws, band saws, and guillotine shears, wrecking, demolition, and shipbreaking operations, roofing operations and all work on or about a roof, or excavation operations.
Different rules apply to farms, and individual States may have stricter rules.
America’s Job Bank. http://www.ajb.dni.us: Has sites for employers and job seekers. About 1.5 million job listings. User can develop an on line career account with resume, etc. Links to latest job trends, employer profiles and online training and information resources. Free.
America’s Career InfoNet. http://www.acinet.org/acinet Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, America’s Career InfoNet contains information about the General Job Outlook, Wages and Trends, Employer Search, State Profile and Career Exploration. Also has a Resource Library.
Job Corps. http://jobcorps.doleta.gov: Job Corps is the nation’s largest residential education and training program for disadvantaged youth. It is a full-time, year-round residential program that offers a comprehensive array of training, education and supportive services, including supervised dormitory housing, meals, medical care and counseling.
Jobs for 16-Year-Olds
Here are some job ideas for 16-year-olds
•Anything an adult can do except where indicated in the specific positions. Some limitations can be selling alcohol and driving.
•Anything but working in a liquor store.
•Fast food restaurant, car washes, actually you can work at any place that will hire them. Bus person in a restaurant, washing dishes in restaurant, cleaning, mail room person in large business, porters in hotels, caddy at golf course.
•Store clerk (retail clothing shop, hobby shop, drug store, etc.)
•Receptionist or administrative assistant
•Movie theater attendant
•Babysitting, helping a small business owner, sales, customer service, technical support.
•any fast food places hire at the age of sixteen and some department stores
•Common occupations for 16-year-olds: cashiers and cooks
•Among youths aged 16 in the 1999-2000 school year, 68 percent held an employee job defined as an ongoing relationship with a particular employer at some point during the school year. Cashier was the most common occupation among 16-year-old females with employee jobs; cook was the most common job for males.
•Cashiers accounted for 20 percent of the female youths with employee jobs. The next most common occupation for 16-year-old females was food counter, fountain, and related occupations, at 14 percent.
•Of the young males with employee jobs, 14 percent worked as cooks. The next most common job for 16-year-old males was stock handlers and baggers
•Data on the employment experience and other characteristics of youths are a product of the National Longitudinal Surveys program. Note that jobs such as babysitting or yard work done on an as-needed basis or for multiple employers are considered to be freelance jobs rather than employee jobs. Additional information is available from “Employment Experience of Youths during the School Year and Summer,” news release USDL 03-4
•Check out your local Parks and Recreation Departments. Some have fun Summer Jobs. Some Cities also have Work Experience Programs to train and help you get your first job.
•First, apply to everywhere you can. your chances go up significantly the more places you apply. Then, About 3 days to 1 week afterwords, go back in and see
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