CITY OF WAUKEE Water/Wastewater Intern in WAUKEE, Iowa

SEASONAL POSITION - SUMMERPAY RATE: $14.00/hourJOB PURPOSE: The Water/Wastewater Intern will assist the Full Time staff in the safe and reliable distribution of the cityis portable water supply, and the operation, repair and maintenance of the wastewater collection system, while completing college work experience requirements. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Order of Essential Functions does not indicate importance of functions.)1. Learns and explores all aspects of the Water/Waste Water Division including: the operation and maintenance of the wastewater plant and the wastewater collection system; collection, testing, and analyzing water and wastewater samples and preparing and submitting reports to regulatory agencies: and installing, repairing, replacing, and reading water meters.2. Assists Full Time staff in performing hydrant flushing and flow testing, valve turning and Geographic Information System (GIS) valve locating.3. Assists in cleaning and maintaining distribution systems.4. Assist in operating remote camera for wastewater and storm water distribution systems.5. Completes daily maintenance at City facilities such as mowing or cleaning and assists other Divisions as directed.6. Performs other duties or assumes other responsibilities as apparent or assigned including aiding in snow removal. SUCCESS FACTORS:1. Display willingness to listen and learn.2. Relate to routine operations in a manner that is consistent with existing solutions to problems; to conform to established policies and procedures.3. Show initiative to seek other work upon completion of a task4. Interact effectively, professionally, and tactfully with the general public.5. Create and participate in a team environment.6. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all divisions and departments of the City and outside organizations.7. Display honesty, trustworthiness, dependability and respectfulness representing the City professionally at all times.8. Understand and internalize the importance of seeking resolution to problems and concerns by bringing them to the direct attention of supervisor in a timely manner.9. Perform work in a safe manner complying with all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures while protecting self and all others from injury.10. Attentive to the Cityis and Public Worksi standards for customer service, accuracy, quality, efficiency and all City and Department policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS:1. Working towards a Water/Environmental Technology AAS Degree.2. Able to retain and perform written and spoken instructions.3. Able to read and interpret technical information from meters, gauges and charts and take corrective action when necessary.4. Able to make mathematical calculations for probability and statistical inference as well as geometry and trigonometry.5. Confident in the use of computers and tablets and able to be trained in software required to complete the functions of the position.6. Must possess a valid Iowa Driveris License and meet the requirements of the Cityis motor vehicle policy. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:1. Able to regularly lift, carry, push and pull up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move more than 75 pounds.2. Able to move objects weighing over 100 pounds using assistive devices multiple times during the day.3. Able to enter manholes.4. Able to climb different types of ladders and stairs.5. Able to enter and work within confined space with proper training and PPEs.6. Must have an acute sense of smell to readily detect an unsafe environment.7. Able to maneuver in undeveloped areas on uneven surfaces for up to one mile in various types of weather.8. Must be able to effectively communicate orally (in person and over the telephone) and in writing (using electronic devices and handwritten) in English with other employees, businesses and community members. WORKIN