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Intern II - Solid Waste - Public Outreach

at City of Denton

Pay: $10 to $13/hour
$10 - $13
Posted: 7/4/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2381612
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Overall Job Objective

Job Description

Responsible for assisting the Recycling Division with daily office operations, public information/education outreach programs, and research projects 

Essential Functions

  • Assists with public information/education projects at schools, civic, church, non-profit or community groups; and special events. 
  • Communicates effectively to diverse audiences including both children and adults
  • Assists with computer operations, which includes spreadsheet design, data entry, and retrieval
  • May prepare letters, emails, and similar administrative responses and support functions upon request
  • Assists with special research studies, which includes compiling data, analyzing results, preparing reports or illustrative materials
  • Assists with school tours
  • Researches information suitable for social media outreach
  • Represents organization as mascot at schools and community events
  • Maintains educational and outreach materials inventory
  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance
Additional Duties:
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of two (2) years of college with coursework in some of the following: Environmental, Biological, or Earth Sciences; Education; Public Administration; Marketing; Social or Political Science; Business
OR
  • Two years of experience related to teaching, education, research, or collecting/compiling data.
OR
  • Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job
Core Competencies:
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with coworkers and customers
  • Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance
  • Ability to perform all job duties in a manner that is consistent with the City of Denton's mission to be a leader among cities in delivering outstanding quality services and products through citizen involvement, innovation and efficient use of resources
  • Ability to maintain a professional appearance

Conditions of Employment

  • Must have a valid Class "C" Driver's License and valid state required minimum automobile liability insurance prior to employment (must obtain Texas Class "C" driver's license and state required minimum automobile liability insurance within 30 days of hire per state law)
  • Must pass a drug test, driver's license check, criminal history background check, and social security number verification check
  • Requires occasional evening or weekend work
 Preferences:
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Upperclassman or graduate student
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or GIS applications   
  • Some knowledge of statistics and experimental design