Public Works Intern - Special Projects, Takoma Park Maryland - Storm Water Jobs


Public Works Intern - Special Projects

Date Posted
5/16/2018
Employer Name
City of Takoma Park
Sector Name
Local Government
State
Maryland
City
Takoma Park
Career Level
Entry Level

Description



$14 - $17 an hour - Full-time, Internship

**Please note - only official applications completed at www.takomaparkmd.gov will be considered**

The City of Takoma Park is seeking a Public Works Special Projects Intern for a 6 month, full-time internship opportunity to work with the Takoma Park Department of Public Works. The hiring salary is $14 to $17 per hour and commensurate upon educational experience.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Produce GIS maps and update GIS database
  • Produce outreach materials such as fliers and pamphlets
  • Manage waste and stormwater best management practice (BMP) database
  • Assist with oversight of two major construction projects, Ethan Allen Gateway Streetscape and Flower Avenue Green Street Project (Information about these projects can be found on the City's website at http://takomaparkmd.gov/initiatives/project-directory/)
  • Manage web content including but not limited to website development and maintenance
  • Provide general program support for the Public Works Department, including logging in permit aplications and follow up paperwork

Required Skills

  • Strong research and communication skills
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite; Word and Excel skills
  • Proficiency in the Geographic Information System (GIS) and AutoCAD
  • Ability to read construction drawings
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Suite (Illustrator and Indesign)
  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently and complete tasks timely
  • Interest in stormwater management and sustainability
  • Ability to work with a variety of individuals; good interpersonal skills

Basic Qualifications

Qualified candidates must either have graduated with a bachelor's or master’s degree within the past two years, or be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in Urban Planning/ Architecture/ Engineering or related field.

The following materials must be included with your submission. They can be uploaded under “Documents.” Submissions that do not include these documents will not be considered.

  • Resume
  • Writing Sample
  • College Transcript (please note – an official copy must be mailed to the Office of Human Resources once candidate is offered the position)

**Please note - only official applications completed at www.takomaparkmd.gov will be considered**

Job Type: Internship

Salary: $14.00 to $17.00 /hour

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