Join our team! DEP is looking for two interns
DEP is looking for two interns to join our team part-time. The positions are paid. Both internships will start as soon as possible.
Pet Waste Management Program – Division of Watershed Management Operations (1 position)
One of the key responsibilities of DEP is to develop and implement public outreach and educational programs, as well as stewardship strategies to foster sustainable behavior changes to improve our water quality. DEP is seeking an intern to provide support to multiple outreach programs in stormwater management outreach. The position resides in the Outreach Section of the Division of Watershed Management Operations.
The intern will assist with the following outreach programs.
- The Pet Waste Management Program – the intern will perform research and determine the number of Homeowner Associations (HOA), Condominium Associations, and Apartment buildings that currently have a pet waste management program, and will assist with data tabulation from HOAs participating in the County’s programs.
- GreenFest, an annual festival for the community to explore their path to a greener life – the intern will provide assistance with strategy logistics and marketing the event.
The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
This position may be required to make field visits/attend meetings or perform work at locations outside the office. The supervisor or designee will transport the intern to the locations. Occasional weekend and/or evening work may be required.
Emergency Management Program – Director’s Office (1 position)
A key function of any Department is to ensure preparedness for times of emergency. DEP is responsible for performing functions and providing leadership for management and removal of debris due to weather and other emergency related events. DEP is also responsible for ensuring 6 County owned dams are managed safely and do not represent a threat to human health or safety in times of severe weather.
DEP is seeking an intern to assist with developing a resource manual for use by DEP management who would be assigned to the County’s emergency operations center, if activated during an emergency. The resource manual would contain information regarding the key DEP personnel who provide the emergency services, other DEP personnel who have skills that may be needed in times of emergency, and contact information to ensure easy access to the key personnel during the emergency.
The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a collaborative environment within a large organization with multiple priorities, and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Additional skills include ability to organize information to allow for easy access by decision makers. This position requires the ability to work with managers and staff and implement direction.
How to Apply
This recruitment will establish an eligible list to fill current and future intern vacancies in the Department of Environmental Protection. The positions are temporary, part-time and do not include benefits.
The part-time hourly pay rate is $15.21 per hour. Employees will work 15 to 20 hours per week.
To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit the OHR website and click on “Apply Now” and then click on “Search Jobs.” The vacancy number is IRC30536.