City of Sioux City Student Intern (WWTP Pretreatment FOG) in Sioux City, Iowa

Student Intern (WWTP Pretreatment FOG)

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October 13th, 2017

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Until Filled


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Waste Water Treatment Plant Sioux City, IA 3100 S Lewis Blvd, Sioux City, IA 51106

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Date Revised

September 9, 1996

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Student Intern (WWTP Pretreatment FOG), $9.25/Hour. This position will assist with collection system sampling and laboratory analysis for industrial wastewater, assist with portable sampler set up, collection of industrial contributor wastewater samples, collection systems samples, tack system flows and complete reports. This position is at the Wastewater Treatment Plant 3100 S Lewis Blvd Sioux City IA 51106. Minimum of 30 hours per week. Applications will be taken until positions filled.

Job Description

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Performs various responsible technical, clerical, or profes-sional tasks while assisting full-time employees in the performance of their duties; does related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: The work in this class involves a work experience related to a program of study at a recognized technical school, college or university. The work is in-tended to supplement a student's classroom education by enhancing learning through training in a professional work environment, developing an awareness of common work habits and skill require-ments expected by employers, and giving him or her practical hands-on experience in their chosen field of study. Students receive credits for completing work assignments and are compensated for their efforts. Students will work with experienced and skilled employees who will provide instruction, guidance and appraisal of their work.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Illustrative only)

  • Conducts surveys and collects information on operational and administrative problems, analyzes find-ings and prepares reports;

  • Collects data for the preparation of grant applications;

  • Conducts limited research relative to materials for use in examinations;

  • Assists in the preparation of job descriptions;

  • Performs fiscal, statistical, and personnel studies;

  • Assists in specially assigned projects of a specified time;

  • Assists with inventories and purchasing of supplies;

  • Assists with safety projects and research;

  • Assists with traffic studies and projects;

  • Performs general clerical duties;

  • Performs general automotive maintenance and repair duties;

  • Assists in the performance of duties in the building trades;

  • Performs general building maintenance duties.

Preferred Skills

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have general knowledge, job skills and abilities associated with their particular work assignment; ability to follow instructions and accept con-structive criticism; ability to express oneself clearly both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees and the general public; good physical condition.

ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Currently a student in good standing at a recognized technical school, college or university.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have a work experience/educational agreement between the City and the educational institution in which they are enrolled and may be required to have a driver's license valid for use in Iowa.

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