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Water Resources Summer Intern

Summary of Position:
The intern will assist with projects as assigned by the Water Resources - Environmental Affairs Administrator, focusing on water compliance research, utilities permits and development.

EEO Statement for application
The City of Delray Beach does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability, marital status, family status, or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services

The City of Delray Beach is a Non-Tobacco Workplace. The City will not consider applicants who have used tobacco or nicotine products for a period of at least three months prior to application for employment. The definition of "tobacco or nicotine products" includes but is not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, pipes, snuff, e-cigarettes, and nicotine patches or gum. 

Essential Job Duties
City of Delray Beach - Summer Internship Program 2021
Dates: June 1, 2021 – August 6, 2021
 ***Housing Not Provided***

Essential job functions:
  • Work with mentor to set development goals to satisfy college internship requirements 
  • Research and complete assigned projects by accessing websites and contacting other municipalities and counties
  • Participate in employee development programs 
  • Attend meetings with Water Resources – Environmental Affairs Administrator and Human Resources
  • Acquire knowledge of City departmental functions and knowledge of local, state, and federal water regulations, legislation.
  • Assist with Utilities projects as needed
Knowledge, skills, abilities and personal characteristics:
  • Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees and citizens
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office 2010 and Internet research
Learning Goals:
  • Knowledge of city government
  • Understand role of Water Resources - Environmental Affairs Administrator and Human Resources Department
  • Knowledge of process in creating effective water compliance research, and utilities permits.
Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Current college student or recent graduate majoring in Geology, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Hydrology, Engineering or related field 
Supplemental Information
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, bend and stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Works inside in an office environment with occasional outside work in various weather conditions. 
Selection Guidelines: Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests might be required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement with the employer, and requirements of the job change.