City of Des Moines Stormwater Sampling & Analysis Intern in Des Moines, Iowa

Stormwater Sampling & Analysis Intern



Stormwater Sampling & Analysis Intern


$15.00 Hourly


Des Moines, IA

Job Type

Temporary Full-Time


Public Works

Job Number



3/29/2019 5:00 PM Central

Occupational Group

Non-Civil Service

Location of Vacancy

Public Works/Wasterwater Reclamation Facility



Selection Method

Those applicants deemed most qualified based on an evaluation of educational and experience credentials will be considered for an interview. Qualified applicants who need a reasonable accommodation must inform this office at (515) 283-4213 or TTY Iowa Relay at 711 or 1-800-735-2942, by the application date.

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Distinguishing Features of the Class

Performs sampling and field analysis of storm water outfalls at creeks, and open water bodies.

120-Day assignment working up to 40 hours weekly depending on available work. Typical employment duration is 4 consecutive months; May through August.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Completion of one (1) year in an accredited Engineering or Environmental Science program with course work in Chemistry, Hydraulics, Biology, and Environmental Engineering;

  • Or any other combination of experience and education that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

  • Preferred Experience with Microsoft Excel and ArcGIS.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Possession of a valid Iowa driver's license;

  • Candidates must pass a post-employment offer physical examination and drug screen.

Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only)

  • Performs storm water sampling and field analysis of storm water outfalls at creeks, and open water bodies;

  • Gathers physical data of various sources for analysis;

  • Prepares reports and maintain accurate sampling and analysis records;

  • Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate persons to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities;

  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification.

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