STATE OF DELAWARE
TO: Heads of all State Departments and Agencies
RE: Summer Employment
WHEREAS, the administration of the special program of jobs for youth is vested in the Jobs Development Division of the State Development Department; and
WHEREAS, State employment of less than 90 days duration is exempt from the classified service of the State Merit System; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of the people of the State that opportunity for summer employment be shared by all of its citizens:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, RUSSELL W. PETERSON, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare and order as follows:
1. All openings in State agencies for summer employment shall be placed by such agencies at the earliest possible date with the Jobs Development Division, State Development Department, 701 Shipley Street, Wilmington.
2. Applicants for summer jobs will be requested to register at the offices of the State Employment Security Commission in either Wilmington, Dover or Georgetown. For those under 22, in Wilmington only, registration will be handled by the Youth Opportunity Center.
3. Referrals to jobs will be made by the Jobs Development Division after appropriate consultation with the agencies involved. Where commitments for employment have been made by State agencies prior to the issuance of this Order, this fact shall be considered by the Jobs Development Division in making referrals.
4. The Chairman-Executive Director, Employment Security Commission, and the Director, State Personnel Commission, are hereby directed to give all possible assistance to the Jobs Development Division in the implementation of this Order.
Approved this 25th day of March, 1970.
(GREAT SEAL) RUSSELL W. PETERSON
Secretary of State