Intern - Public Works
Town of Fishers, IN - Fishers, IN

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Be a part of one of the fastest growing communities in Indiana. The Town of Fishers is known for its dynamic and innovative thinking in local government management and is consistently nationally recognized as a best place to live. As an intern, you will gain practical on-the-job experience in local government operations with involvement in town wastewater and stormwater programs. Interns will be challenged to think independently and will be given unique and interesting job assignments. During project work, interns will: assist with the development and overall management of wastewater and stormwater programs such as stormwater pollution prevention, BMP and construction site inspections, Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) Management, and sump pump disconnection program; gain knowledge in the review, approval and permitting process for wastewater and stormwater management programs; learn how to communicate with people from all walks of life, including our citizens, local engineers, construction contractors, utility personnel, and members of other Town departments such as Engineering and Permitting and Inspection. Other duties may include public involvement, plan review, long-range program development and data collection, infrastructure inspection, and some administrative duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level environmental science program, preferably in environmental management or closely related discipline. Basic knowledge of town or city government is a plus, but not required. Candidate should have basic math skills and the ability to use a variety of Microsoft office products; effective communication and interpersonal skills and ability to handle multiple assignments. Basic knowledge of Arcview and GPS equipment also a plus. This position will likely include office work and outside field work, which may include standing and/or walking for long periods of time. Candidate is expected to work Mon-Fri, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm and possibly attend periodic Town Council meetings beginning at 5:30pm on Monday evenings.