Brisbane

Sustainability Internship

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Environmental
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San Francisco/Peninsula
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Internship
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Until filled or until 100 applicants
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$15.00-$20.00 Hourly
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Location

50 Park Place Brisbane, 94005

Description

The City of Brisbane is accepting applications for our summer internships.  Our internships are project oriented and are designed to give college students a good general overview of future employment opportunities and current issues in the Public Sector.  You will have the opportunity for exposure to various areas of City Administration during your internship, as well as have opportunities to network with fellow interns and participate in professional development activities in San Mateo County and/or Santa Clara County.

Projects for 2019 include

  • Sustainability – Support the City’s climate and environment goals including reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and waste, and preservation of open space and natural resources. Assignments will focus primarily on education and outreach activities for a new building efficiency program, local habitat restoration events, regional and state incentive programs, and other priorities of the Open Space and Ecology Committee.

Applicants must be college students currently enrolled in and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in environmental engineering, environmental studies, sustainability or other related field.  Undergraduate candidates must have a minimum 48 semester units or equivalent completed.  Applicants should also be self-motivated, have excellent interpersonal skills, able to use Microsoft Office software, demonstrate good research ability and have the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. 

SALARY AND HOURS:  Salary range for Interns starts at $15.00 per hour, 25-28 hours per week over a 12 week period.  Start date is flexible depending on student’s availability.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Candidates can submit their applications on-line at www.calopps.org.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  First review of applications will be March 20, 2019

SELECTION PROCESS: The applications will be screened and a limited number of applicants possessing the most relevant qualifications will be selected to participate in an oral interview.  Recommendations for appointment to the positions will be based on the results of these interviews.  Prior to appointment, fingerprinting for submission to the Department of Justice must be completed with favorable results.

  The City of Brisbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin in its employment actions, decisions, policies, and practices. The duties described in this announcement are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.  This announcement does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(415)508-2115
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