Marin Municipal Water District

Water Quality Sampling Intern

Vac #2195
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Utilities
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Northern Bay Area
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Seasonal
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Until filled or until 500 applicants
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$17.72-$17.72 Hourly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

220 Nellen Avenue Corte Madera, 94925

Description

Water Quality Sampling Intern

 

Marin Municipal Water District is a public utility providing water to 190,000 people located in a 147 square-mile area of Marin County. In operation since 1912, MMWD is the oldest municipal water district in California.

 

Salary: $17.72 per hour*

*A 3% Salary Adjustment is Expected Starting July 1, 2019

Filing Deadline:  Open Until Filled - the recruitment may be closed at any time

Description

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Water Quality Sampling Intern.  This assignment is for a 40 hour week. Duration of assignment is for up to 6 months. The position operates out of MMWD’s Corte Madera location.

The Position:

 

WATER QUALITY SAMPLING INTERN: (1 position) Under direction of the Water Quality Field Supervisor, assists with distribution system and reservoir water sampling, reservoir algae investigations and reservoir algae treatments, and additional miscellaneous field investigations and water quality tasks.  Uses sampling equipment such as a chlorine test kit, temperature gauge, and a datasonde with hand-held surveyor.  Performs miscellaneous office tasks, such as mapping sampling points, working with data and reports, and scanning documents.  Additionally, performs maintenance and clean-up work as needed. Safety Boots required. Work hours are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  This position is for up to a six (6) month duration at the Corte Madera location.

Anticipated Start Date: Late June/early July 2019.  Apply immediately for consideration.

Desired Background: Must be 18 years old or older and have a California Driver’s License with satisfactory driving record. Must be able to perform moderate physical work, climb tank ladders, safely operate a 4-wheel drive truck, and tow a small trailer. Education and knowledge in the areas of water quality, chemistry, water treatment, biology, and/or environmental sciences, and some knowledge of limnology preferred. Knowledge of, and experience with, water quality sampling and equipment: datasonde use, maintenance, and calibration; dissolved oxygen and chlorine field analyzers, etc. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows, LIMS, GIS, and operation of office equipment. Must be detail oriented. Knowledge of Marin Streets; Ability and willingness to work safely with pesticides; California State Water Resources Control Board Drinking Water Distribution Operator License highly desirable. Desired skills include ability to work independently and efficiently, work as a team player, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to swim 100 feet and lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to safely operate a boat with an outboard motor is preferred as well.

Due to the driving requirements of some positions, a DMV Form H-6 may be required if applicant moves forward in the process. See selection process section of this announcement for more information.

Must be 18 years old or older to apply for this internship opportunity. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.  APPLY IMMEDIATELY FOR CONSIDERATION.

 

To be considered for a position, the following documents must be submitted as part of your application.

  1. MMWD Application
  2. Supplemental Application

Selection process

Complete the application in full. Be sure to indicate dates of employment, hours worked, and describe your duties. You may attach a resume but it is not acceptable as a substitute for any part of the application or supplemental questionnaire. Initial screening of your qualifications will be based solely on the application documents received by the District. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the selection process.

This assignment is temporary, seasonal, hourly, and non-exempt, and individual hired in this assignment can be terminated at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at the option of either the District or employee.                                                   

                                                                                

Ideal Candidate

Desired Background: Must be 18 years old or older and have a California Driver’s License with satisfactory driving record. Must be able to perform moderate physical work, climb tank ladders, safely operate a 4-wheel drive truck, and tow a small trailer. Education and knowledge in the areas of water quality, chemistry, water treatment, biology, and/or environmental sciences, and some knowledge of limnology preferred. Knowledge of, and experience with, water quality sampling and equipment: datasonde use, maintenance, and calibration; dissolved oxygen and chlorine field analyzers, etc. Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows, LIMS, GIS, and operation of office equipment. Must be detail oriented. Knowledge of Marin Streets; Ability and willingness to work safely with pesticides; California State Water Resources Control Board Drinking Water Distribution Operator License highly desirable. Desired skills include ability to work independently and efficiently, work as a team player, and work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to swim 100 feet and lift up to 50 pounds. Ability to safely operate a boat with an outboard motor is preferred as well.

Due to the driving requirements of some positions, a DMV Form H-6 may be required if applicant moves forward in the process. See selection process section of this announcement for more information.

Must be 18 years old or older to apply for this internship opportunity. THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.  APPLY IMMEDIATELY FOR CONSIDERATION.

 

Benefits

This is a non-benefitted position

Special Instructions

To be considered for a position, the following documents must be submitted as part of your application.

  1. MMWD Application
  2. Supplemental Application

Selection process

Complete the application in full. Be sure to indicate dates of employment, hours worked, and describe your duties. You may attach a resume but it is not acceptable as a substitute for any part of the application or supplemental questionnaire. Initial screening of your qualifications will be based solely on the application documents received by the District. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the selection process.

This assignment is temporary, seasonal, hourly, and non-exempt, and individual hired in this assignment can be terminated at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at the option of either the District or employee.                                                   

                                                                                

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(415)945-1434