Company: Inland Empire Utilities Agency
Posted on: November 16, 2022
$15.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Chino CA 91708, CA
Planning & Resources Department
025 22 23 20000133
THE OPPORTUNITY:Are you interested in using your creative thinking
and analytical skills to collaborate with others and complete
administrative projects? Do you want to improve your working
knowledge of public works administration by being part of an Agency
that encourages teamwork? If so, the Inland Empire Utilities Agency
has a great opportunity for those looking to gain valuable
experience while enhancing and preserving the quality of life
throughout the region.
The Agency's internships are meant to be a positive experience that
allows for your personal growth and development. We are an ideal
place for you to ask questions and learn essential job functions
that will prepare you for success in your career.
This internship is perfect for you if you...
- Thrive off of collaboration and are able to communicate
effectively through writing as well as verbally.
- Have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office
- Want to learn more about the water industry.
- Are adaptable and willing to take on new challenges.
- Are an analytical and creative problem solver.
- Value a flexible work schedule.
- Are seeking to gain real world experience.
- Want to contribute to the wellbeing of your community!
The successful candidate may be tasked with occasional
At the Inland Empire Utilities Agency safety is critical. The
Agency is a regional wastewater treatment agency and wholesale
distributor of imported water serving approximately 875,000 people
over 242 square miles in western San Bernardino County. Over 300
personnel contribute to the success of the Agency. The Agency owns
and/or operates, and maintains 5 water recycling facilities, 160
miles of sewer collection system, a potable water facility, 19
supply water well sites, 4 sewage lift stations, a recycled water
distribution and storage system, 19 groundwater recharge sites, a
400,000-square foot indoor composting facility, and a 66,000 square
foot Headquarters building.
This position is open until filled. The deadline for the first
review of applications is 11:59 PM on Thursday, November 24, 2022.
Applicants that submit applications after the first review deadline
are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This
recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first
There are two (2) internship opportunities with the Administrative
Team in the Planning & Resources Department and the Maintenance
This recruitment is being conducted to fill two (2) vacancies and
will establish an eligibility list which may be used to fill future
vacancies as they occur during the active status of the eligibility
Internships are limited to 25 hours week and 960 hours per fiscal
(July 1st to June 30th)
Note: Internship are not meant to be short term, for example,
limited to summer, winter and/or spring breaks. Individuals
interested in short term internships will not be considered.
Work schedule is estimated to be approximately 10 to 20 hours a
Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The successful candidate will be a responsible, analytical and
detail oriented individual with excellent communication
(written/verbal) skills. Great time management skills with the
ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously is required.
Additionally, the individual must be willing to learn, be flexible,
and assist with ad hoc projects as required in a fast paced and
changing environment. Advanced computer skills in Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint are critical. Although not necessary, some knowledge of
Microsoft Access would be useful.
Intern staff works flexible hours as established by his/her
respective supervisor. While the Agency is flexible and will strive
to work around an intern's schedule, an intern's work hours will
vary and be mutually agreed upon between the intern and his/her
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
May include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform a full array of duties including professional
Process invoices and purchase requisitions.
Performs administrative research and statistical or financial
Place orders for materials and office supplies.
May conduct records research, retrieval of documents, and assist
with administrative functions for capital improvement projects.
Data input of spreadsheets and databases.
Create and update spreadsheets with graphs, pivot tables, and
Perform other related duties as required.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:
Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.
Graduation or current enrollment in undergraduate or graduate
studies in an accredited college or university with major course
work in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance,
Economics, Operations Management, Purchasing, Materials Management
or closely a related field. While no prior work experience is
required, preference will be given to individuals with prior
related professional work experience.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
A valid class "C" California driver's license.
KNOWLEDGE OF:Basic principles and practices of public agency
purchasing; principles and procedures of research, basic
statistics, methodology and administrative analysis; basic
technical and administrative practices and procedures of assigned
area; record keeping practices and procedures related to a
purchasing function; principles of composition, basic report
preparation and writing; graphic and tabular presentation of data,
modern office practices and equipment including a computer and
applicable software; record-keeping and filing practices and
procedures; proper English, spelling and grammar.
ABILITY TO:Gather, organize, interpret and analyze information and
data; prepare and interpret tables, charts, graphs and flow charts;
organize, set priorities and exercise sound judgment within areas
of responsibility; understand and follow written and verbal
instructions; prepare clear, concise and accurate reports,
correspondence and other written materials; establish and maintain
effective working relationships with those encountered in the
course of work; operate office equipment including a computer and
applicable software; communicate effectively, both verbally and in
writing; understand and follow verbal and written instructions;
formulate options and make recommendations.
All employment applications will be reviewed for accuracy,
completion, relevant experience, education, training and other job
related qualifications. Applicants with the strongest background
relating to the responsibilities of this position will be invited
to participate in the testing process which may include one or more
of the following: written test, oral interview,
performance/practical examination. The successful candidate will be
required to pass a background/reference check and pre-employment
physical examination including a drug screen (for safety sensitive
position) at no cost to the candidate. Please visit our website at
www.ieua.org and select the Human Resources Department for
additional information regarding the Agency, the hiring process and
Any applicant requiring reasonable accommodation during the
selection process due to a qualified disability must inform the
Human Resources Office at (909) 993-1640 or firstname.lastname@example.org at
least 72 hours in advance of the need for accommodation.
THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE A CONTRACT,
EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AND ANY PROVISION CONTAINED IN THIS BULLETIN
MAY BE MODIFIED OR REVOKED WITHOUT NOTICE.
"The Agency's success is obtained by creating a positive and
diverse work environment which recognizes individual differences
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