[geogu-l] Fw: Seattle Internship-Water Resources (grad or undergrad)
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Thu Dec 18 08:41:17 PST 2003
> City of Seattle
> STUDENT INTERNSHIP
> COOPERATIVE EDUCATION INTERNSHIP
> SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES
> JOB #35-2003
> The Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) Department is seeking one intern to
> for the surface water quality team, part of the Community Services
> Division. The intern will assist staff in field work, entry and
> organization of data, and analysis.
> * Collect monitoring data in urban creeks. Gather measurements of physical
> and biological parameters, including: cross-sections, longitudinal
> pebble counts, plan view drawings, benthic macroinvertebrate sampling, and
> * Assist with freshwater monitoring, including sediment and water quality
> * Enter and analyze data.
> REQUIREMENTS Enrollment: Applicant must be beginning sophomore, junior,
> senior or graduate-level student pursuing a degree in Fisheries, Forestry,
> Hydrology, Geology, Water Resources, Wildlife, Environmental Engineering,
> Stream Ecology, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Justice, or related
> field. Undergraduate students must be enrolled full-time for 12 credit
> hours; Graduate-level students must be enrolled full-time for 6 credit
> hours at a college or university, for the duration of the internship.
> Verification of enrollment is required. Employment during the summer is
> permitted without enrollment in courses if the intern is pre-registered
> fall quarter/semester. Experience: Applicants must have experience taking
> measurements in the field, careful attention to detail, good recording
> skills, good computer skills, and a willingness to work long days outdoors
> in all types of weather. Desired Qualifications: Applicants should have
> ability to work well as part of a team and as an individual. Surveying
> skills would be beneficial but can be taught. Must be able to work under
> timeline to complete necessary data collection. There will be
> to write up results and possibly present information collected.
> working with diverse audiences is also a plus. License or Other
> Requirements: Applicants must have a current and valid Washington State
> Driver's License. Some weekend and evening work may be required. Must be
> flexible and have the ability to work independently.
> POSITION BEGINS
> It is anticipated the position will be filled by the end of January 2004.
> WAGE AND HOURS
> $14.19 per hour plus a premium pay in lieu of City benefits. A premium
> level starting at 5% is paid on gross earnings and is based upon
> non-overtime hours worked. The percentage of premium pay depends upon
> accumulated hours earned, and is paid in lieu of the base level of
> and all other fringe benefits.
> The internship position is part-time (10-30 hours/week) during the
> year and will become full-time during the summer (40 hours/week.) Work is
> scheduled between 7:00 am and 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday during the
> summer, and on a flexible schedule during the academic year.
> HOW TO APPLY
> Intern candidates are required to provide the following:
> * An Intern Application Form,
> * A resume outlining experiences and qualifications,
> * A cover letter, and
> * A transcript of completed courses; (official transcript required).
> All application materials must be returned or postmarked by the date
> To request an application by email, send to laura.reed at seattle.gov. For
> questions about the internship, please contact Laura Reed at (206)
> 615-0551. Send completed materials to: J. Kelley, Employment Specialist;
> City of Seattle Personnel Department, Dexter Horton Building, 12th Floor;
> 710 2nd Avenue; Seattle, WA 98104.
> FILING OPENS: December 3, 2003 FILING CLOSES: January 16, 2004
> City of Seattle PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
> 12th Floor Dexter Horton Building - 710 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104
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