Wednesday, March 19, 2014

DuPage County Department of Stormwater Management: Internship Opportunity


DuPage County Department of Stormwater Management is seeking two (2) Wetland Interns to assist the Division of Environmental Concerns for the summer of 2014. The position provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in both wetland field techniques and county regulations.

Duties include:
·        Assisting the Wetland Specialists with a wide range of activities in the field and office
·        Conducting field inspections at locations throughout DuPage County
·        Assisting with the DuPage County Wetland Mapping Initiative
·        General office duties- filing, copying, note taking, data entry, research
·        Completing requests for information

·        Preferred candidate will be a full-time college student with one-year minimum course work in biology, botany, soil science, environmental science, natural resources, or a related field
·        Computer skills – Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
·        Strong written and oral communication skills
·        Ability to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions
·        Current and valid driver’s license
·        A pre-employment background check is required

Applicants are expected to work a regular schedule of 37.5 hours per week Monday through Friday. Intern pay is $10.00 per hour.

Please send resume, cover letter, and completed application* to:
DuPage County Human Resources Department
421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187
Fax: (630) 407-6301    

Please indicate that you are applying for the Wetland Intern position

*Applications for employment can be found at