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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Seasonal/Internships

Title: Stormwater Management Water Quality Intern

Posting No.: 1413

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Stormwater Management

Hours: Temporary: Monday-Friday 37.5 hours per week between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., evening and weekend hours as required

Salary: $12.00/hour for interns completed freshman year; $12.50/hour for interns completed sophomore year; $13.00/hour for interns completed junior year; $14.00/hour for interns completed senior year $1.00 increase for returning interns ($15.00/hour maximum)

DuPage County Department of Stormwater Management is seeking a Water Quality Intern for the summer 2018. The position provides an excellent opportunity to gain experience in water quality field techniques as well as local and federal regulations.

Duties include:
•    Assists the Water Quality staff with a wide range of activities in the field and office
•    Conducts field inspections at locations throughout DuPage County
•    General office duties - data entry and analysis, research
•    Periodic interaction with members of the public

•    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
•    Current and valid driver’s license

Please indicate that you are applying for the Water Quality position.

A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer