Recycling Intern
City of Champaign, IL - Champaign, IL

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The City of Champaign is accepting applications for a Recycling Intern in the Public Works department. As an intern, you will assist in the promotion and communication of community recycling programs. The Recycling Intern will help to develop and distribute promotional and education materials, work directly with citizens and property owners in the implementation of recycling programs, assist with research and monitoring of recycling programs, and other tasks associated with the City's recycling or solid waste management programs.

This position is intended to be a learning opportunity for a college student currently enrolled in a two- or four-year academic program in business, communications, public relations, environmental sciences, or a related field. The successful applicant will have knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software programs, with some skill using publishing and/or database software preferred. Some related work or volunteer experience in the areas of recycling or solid waste management is helpful, but not required. Possession of a valid Illinois driver's license by the date of employment is required.

The beginning hourly salary is $8.25. Work hours are approximately 10 hours/week; additional hours may be available next Summer 2012. Applications must be received online no later than Sunday, February 24, 2013.

Other Information:

The City of Champaign is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The following locations offer free Internet access and assistance: Champaign Public Library, the Illinois WorkNet Center and the City of Champaign City Building.

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Our mission is to provide responsive, caring, cost-effective service in partnership with our community.

These values guide our work:

Personal Integrity
We act in the best interests of the City
We behave in an ethical and legal manner
We are open and honest
We follow through on commitments
We are loyal to the City

We anticipate issues, problems, and opportunities
We take initiative
We act to prevent and solve problems
We take responsibility for the outcome of our actions and decisions
We hold ourselves and others accountable

We treat others in a fair, courteous, and equitable manner
We actively listen and seek understanding
We provide a direct response
We embrace ethnic and cultural diversity in the community and our workplace
We are positive and cooperative
We are willing to apologize

We know and respect our roles and responsibilities
We ask who needs to be involved and we involve others appropriately
We define and agree upon the goals
We collaborate to achieve organizational goals
We help others accomplish their goals
We share authority, responsibility, and credit

We take pride in our work
We complete assignments and projects on time and within budget
We evaluate outcomes and seek feedback on our performance
We learn from our mistakes
We innovate

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