Company: Inland Empire Utilities Agency
Posted on: January 26, 2023
$15.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Chino CA 91708, CA
Facilities & Water System Programs Unit
024 22 23 20000133
THE OPPORTUNITY:Are you interested in conducting research,
analyzing data, and participating in projects within a fast paced
and collaborative environment. If so, the Inland Empire Utilities
Agency has a great opportunity for a detail oriented individual
with great communication skills who is 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...
- Are a good communicator that thrives off of collaboration.
- Are organized and able to maintain and create graphs, charts,
and documents in Microsoft office.
- Are seeking to learn more about the water industry.
- Are an analytical and creative problem solver.
- Value a flexible work schedule.
- Want to contribute to the wellbeing of your community!
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 Monday, December 26, 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 is one (1) internship opportunity in the Facilities & Water
Systems Programs Unit.
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one (1) vacancy 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 15 to 20 hours a
week; Office Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5
The successful candidate will be a responsible, analytical and
detailed oriented individual with excellent communication
(written/verbal) skills. Great time management skills with the
ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously are required.
Additionally, be willing to learn, and be flexible and assist with
ad hoc projects as required in a fast paced and changing
environment. 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 agreeable between the intern and
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
May include, but are not limited to the following:Assists in
documenting noncompliance issues, maintenance deficiencies and
unsafe or potentially unsafe conditions; assists in responding to
safety issues; assists in responding to support services
May assist in preparing reports, memoranda, letters and other
documents regarding project management issues; assists in the
maintenance of detailed records of project activities, progress and
Assists with vegetation growth and maintenance; may assist in
inspecting plant material, turf and trees for proper planting and
maintenance techniques; may assist in identifying issues.
May assist in conducting research related to Agency landscaping and
land use; may research technical, regulatory and historical
information pertaining to products and methods used in parks,
natural areas and landscape construction projects; may research
vendors and sources of plants, supplies and materials.
May assist in the preparation of landscape architectural plans and
documents for Agency projects.
Analyze and process supporting documentation related to the
purchase requisition process, including generating purchase orders
and performing receiving functions using the Agency's Enterprise
Resource Program (SAP).
Clearly communicate with Agency staff, and vendors to clarify;
update and problem solve important information in support of
providing outstanding customer service to our customers.
Provide support services to department staff in support of
accomplishing complex tasks including the development of Scope of
Works, Requests for Bid, Requests for Proposals, the bid and
proposal evaluation process, and contract and purchasing
Perform the full array of duties assigned including professional
administrative/technical work on special projects.
Compile data or materials and create spreadsheets, prepare reports,
manuals, and publications.
Participate in pulling documents and filing information.
Perform other related duties as required including other
Limited travel to offsite locations may be required from time to
time.Perform other related duties as required.
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, Operations
Management, Facilities Management, Project Management, Fleet
Management, Landscape Management, Natural Resources, Wildlife
Biology or closely related field.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:A valid class "C" California driver's
Facilities or landscape inspection methods, procedures, equipment
Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work.
Landscape architecture and construction.
Native plant restoration procedures, plant care and horticulture
Project Management Skills
Safety, access and environmental regulations, laws and practices
governing landscape construction and maintenance activities and
related potential employee, citizen and environmental impacts and
Inspect assigned areas for a wide variety of maintenance and
Review and interpret plans, specifications and maps.
Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence.
Organize, set priorities and exercise good judgment within areas of
Operate a computer and standard business software.
Represent the Agency effectively in dealings with elected and
appointed officials, community organizations, contractors,
manufacturers, suppliers, vendors and others.
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
Keywords: Inland Empire Utilities Agency, Chino , Intern (Facilities), Other , Chino, California
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