Wednesday, January 4, 2017

DuPage County Stormwater Management Summer of 2017


Employment Opportunity: Seasonal/Internships

Title: Stormwater Management Wetland Intern
Posting No.: 0887
Closing Date: Until Filled
Department: Stormwater Management
Hours: Temporary: Monday-Friday 15-37.5 hours per week between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., evening and weekend hours as required
Salary: Undergraduate: $10.00/hour and .50/hour increase for returning Interns; Graduate: $10.50/hour and .50/hour increase for returning Interns
DuPage County Department of Stormwater Management is seeking a Wetland Intern for Spring/Summer 2017. The position provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in wetland techniques as well as local and federal 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
•    General office duties – filing, copying, note taking, data entry, research
•    Completing requests for information
Qualifications:
•    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
•    A valid Illinois Driver's License in good standing
A pre-employment background check is required.
Applications accepted until position is filled.

Employment Opportunity: Seasonal/Internships

Title: Stormwater Management Water Quality Intern
Posting No.: 0886
Closing Date: Until Filled
Department: Stormwater Management
Hours: Temporary: Monday-Friday 24-37.5 hours per week between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., evening and weekend hours as required
Salary: Undergraduate: $10.00/hour and .50/hour increase for returning Interns; Graduate: $10.50/hour and .50/hour increase for returning Interns
DuPage County Department of Stormwater Management is seeking a Water Quality Intern for Spring/Summer 2017. The position provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in water quality field techniques as well as local and federal regulations.
Duties include:
•    Assisting the Water Quality staff with a wide range of activities in the field and office
•    Conducting field inspections at locations throughout DuPage County
•    General office duties – data entry and analysis, research
•    Periodic interaction with members of the public
Qualifications:
•    Actively taking undergraduate or graduate level courses at an accredited institution to obtain an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degree in biology, botany, chemistry, geography, environmental science, natural resources, or a related field
•    Computer skills, GIS experience preferred
•    Strong written and oral communication skills
•    Attention to detail and organizational skills
•    Ability to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions
•    A valid Illinois Driver's License in good standing
A pre-employment background check is required.
Applications accepted until position is filled.
DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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