Water Resources Intern

Town of Gilbert
Gilbert, AZ, United States
Position Type: 
Internship
Organization Type: 
Government
Experience Level: 
Not Specified

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We Are Team Gilbert
Gilbert, AZ is one of the fastest growing communities in the United States.  We are the 5th largest city in Arizona, the 85th largest in the U.S., and have been named the #1 Safest City in Arizona, the 3rd Most Livable City in the U.S., as well as one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies to Work For.

But there is more work to be done!

Come be a part of the team tasked with making Gilbert the City of the Future!  Team Gilbert is focused on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future. Stagnation isn't an option, we choose our mission to: Anticipate, Create, Help people.  This means that we anticipate change, create solutions, and help people and businesses. 

Team Gilbert is a high-performing, collaborative team of innovators whose work makes our community better every day. We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble.

Join Team Gilbert, not just in choosing the future, but creating it: https://youtu.be/GEQEgVPku9I

We Are Seeking
With every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment.  Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill an Internship position in Water Conservation. 

The Water Resources Intern will report to the Water Resources Conservation Coordinator.  The primary function of this position is to provide assistance to the Water Conservation office in a variety of programs. The Intern will update and maintain databases and provide research support and analysis for different reports and initiatives. The Intern will also assist with mapping efforts to aid in establishing landscape water budgets. This position will organize and distribute materials for different outreach initiatives and events. Additionally, the intern will accompany and assist Water Conservation Specialists with Water Efficiency Checkups and youth education, as needed. 

About You
You are someone who effectively exceeds customer needs by building productive relationships, and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.  You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes.  You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

At Team Gilbert, we hire innovative, forward thinking problem-solvers who love what they do!  In addition to possessing the ability to live out our core and functional values daily, candidates must possess the following requirements:

  • 1 year of specialized or technical training beyond high school in Water Conservation, Horticulture, or similar area of study
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college working towards Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Sustainability or similar
  • Junior/Senior level college students preferred, but Freshman/Sophomores also encouraged to apply
  • 2 years of experience working in an professional setting
  • 1 year of experience in a Community Outreach or Youth Education Program
  • Knowledge of local water resources and desert plants is a plus
  • Google Earth Pro experience preferred but not required
  • Valid Arizona Driver's License is required
     
Up For the Challenge?
In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, participation and company match in the Arizona State Retirement System and more.   For more information on Team Gilbert and all we have to offer, click here.

Up For The Challenge?

Make an income while making an impact!  If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community, and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then we encourage you to apply today. 

To complete and submit an on-line employment application for this position visit https://gilbertaz.gov/jobsIncomplete applications may be rejected so please be thorough.  Your resume may be included as a supplement to your application, but it cannot replace any information required for the application. 

This is a 19 Hour a Week Part-Time At-Will Position.