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

Public Works Intern - Special Projects

Date Posted
Employer Name
City of Takoma Park
Sector Name
Local Government
Takoma Park
Career Level
Entry Level


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

**Please note - only official applications completed at 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
  • 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 will be considered**

Job Type: Internship

Salary: $14.00 to $17.00 /hour

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