Job seekers who are 14 to 22 years old and hold U.S. identification can apply for the the Army in Europe’s summer hiring program through Friday.

Candidates must be family members of an active military member or Department of Defense civilian who will turn age 14 by June 23, the official start of the program, according to the program’s Web page at They also cannot reach their 23rd birthday prior to the end of the program on Aug. 1. Further restrictions apply to teen-agers and young adults in certain countries. In Italy and Luxembourg, only U.S. citizens can apply. In Germany, local nationals hoping for a position must be 15 years old. Three types of jobs are available — clerical, labor and child development.

Clerical jobs, according to the Web site, involve filing and answering telephones. Labor jobs may include tasks such as landscaping and painting. Applicants must be 16 to perform child care duties.

The only accepted method of application is completing the online Summer Hire 2008 application form. Faxed or e-mailed resumes will not be accepted, according to the Web site.

A list of work locations is available online. Applicants may select their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd choice of kaserne/barracks, according to the Web site. They are urged to put down all three because positions may not be available at some of the places.

The program provides jobs that require no previous training. Employees are paid $5.50 per hour. Applications must be submitted by Friday at midnight Central European Time.

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