Seasonal Water Resources Intern - Summer 2018
Eagan, MN US
Posted 10 months ago
Job Description
City of Eagan
Water Resources Intern
Seasonal, May 21-August 31, 2018
Pay: $13.81-$16.83/Hour, DOQ
The City of Eagan is hiring a Water Resources Intern! 
This position will provide outdoor labor to regular management activities, special projects, and assist with various indoor tasks to support the implementation of the City’s Water Quality and Wetland Management Plan, as well as the Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program. 
In this position you will:
Provide support to any or all of the following:
  • Physical and chemical monitoring of lakes and stormwater runoff
  • Compilation and entry of data into computer formats, including basic GIS
  • Application of alum and herbicides
  • Maintenance of native plant restoration projects
  • Public education and involvement activities
Safely operate any or all of the following:
  • Various monitoring, sampling, and field equipment
  • Small boats, canoe, and outboard motors
  • 4-wheel drive light utility truck
  • Personal computer and peripheral equipment
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Current enrollment in a college program with emphasis on/related to water resources, natural resources, and/or environmental sciences
  • 2 years of post-secondary education or experience with or coursework in biology, chemistry, geography, or related natural sciences field
  • Ability to work as a team and to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public
  • Ability to think analytically and independently, as well as make appropriate judgements
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs
  • Willingness to work in a variety of weather conditions, with or without supervision
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position under the working conditions described
Desired Qualifications:
  • Previous training or experience in water resources sciences or management
  • Previous training or experience in data collection and management
  • Current Junior or Senior at a college or university
Working Conditions, Physical Demands, and Hours or Work:
  • Full-time, seasonal, 40 hours per week
  • Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm with occasional hours before/after normal working hours and occasional weekends
  • 75% field work, 25% office
  • May require working outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Conditions may include uneven, rough terrains in wildlife and wetland habitats as well as construction sites
  • Must have the ability to lift, turn, move, carry, place, and retrieve documents, tools, or objects weighing up to 70 pounds from all levels of a 7-foot high car top, storage shelf. or file cabinet
Full job description is available at the applicant’s request by emailing 


Special Notes/Instructions
APPLICATION DEADLINE: First review of applications will occur on Monday, February 26th. Priority will be given to applications submitted prior to that date. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. TO APPLY: Go to
Contact Information
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Job Summary
Start Date
May 21, 2018
Employment Term and Type
Temporary, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm
Salary and Benefits
$13.81-$16.83/Hour, DOQ
This is a temporary, seasonal internship position, not benefit eligible.
Required Education
Some College
Required Experience
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