Parks and Recreation Parks Intern
City of Davenport, IA - Davenport, IA

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The City of Davenport is seeking qualified individuals to serve as Parks Research Interns. Under the direction of the Senior Parks Manager, Parks Operations Manager and Parks Supervisor, conducts research for ongoing projects. The projects include developing a user survery, park maintenance evaluation, and a green initiative. The desire is for the Parks division to obtain quantitative information regarding users of the parks facilities. The green initiative would include the use of alternative energy sources to power Davenport Parks and Facilities.

Examples Of Duties:

Research potential options that would allow the parks department to achieve the desired goals. Lay the ground work for a functioning information collecting system. Conduct computer based research of materials and costs for project implementation. Conduct a cost benefit analysis which would allow city leaders to evaluate the feasibility of the project. The research would include site visits and analysis, product options and associated costs.


Possess a valid driver's license
Pursuing a degree in Parks and Recreation
Must pass a background screening

Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledgable in Microsoft Office products