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CITY OF EDEN PRAIRIE
ENGINEERING INTERN


Application Due Date: April 23, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
Salary:
  Starts at $14.00 per hour (depending upon qualifications)
Location: Eden Prairie City Center, 8080 Mitchell Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Duration/Hours: Anticipated start date of May or June 2018 (negotiable depending on school schedule), 4-5 days a week, 24-40 hours depending on workload and weather conditions through the end of August. Position could be extended into fall.  
Hours: Flexible schedule between 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
Reporting Relationship: Reports to Senior Engineering Technician

This is only a summary, please visit the website for full details and expectations.
  www.edenprairie.org/city-government/employment-opportunities

Responsibilities
The Engineering Intern’s role is to support the Engineering Division in the inventory of the City’s sidewalk, trail, and curb ramps for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. The primary position responsibilities and areas of impact are:
- Inventory the City’s sidewalk and trail network by identifying, evaluating, and mapping locations for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act.
- Inventory, map and evaluate the City’s curb ramps for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act and current design standards.
- Assist the Engineering Division with special project and tasks, including traffic counting, data collection and traffic control for City operations.
- Assist with inspection and quality control of the City’s sidewalk and trail projects.
- Gain professional development and experience by attending various meetings and working with engineering staff.

While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees will be called upon to perform a variety of duties as a part of their role with the City.

Position Requirements:

Education:
High school diploma required; pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field preferred.
Work Experience: One years’ work experience required. Must have experience working independently with minimal supervision in a busy environment. Previous internship preferred.
Technical Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint) and with mobile applications. Experience with ArcGIS preferred. Must have proficiency in reading maps. A working cell phone for field communications and a valid Minnesota Class D Driver’s License, excellent driving record and reliable transportation (vehicle) for daily work around the City is required for this position.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to work outside in various weather conditions, negotiate through rough terrain, and stand and walk for long periods of time.
Working Conditions: Majority of the work will be outside and walking for extended portions of the day. Outdoor activities are exposed to traffic impacts, uneven terrain, construction and grading sites/equipment, noise, dust, weather, etc.. Proper attire that provides protection from the variable elements is required. Limited office work may involve use of computers and occasion travel to meetings, site visits, or errands.

City of Eden Prairie Application Timeline

To apply, complete an online application (www.edenprairie.org and click on the employment tab) by the application deadline.

Position Posted: Monday, April 9, 2018
Application Deadline: Monday, April 23 at 4:00pm
Review Applications: Week of April 23, 2018
Interviews: Week of April 30, 2018
Potential Start Date: Mid-May, 2018 (Flexible depending on school schedule)


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WASHINGTON CONSERVATION DISTRICT
SEASONAL AIS WATERCRAFT INSPECTOR

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Check website for availability.
Applications will be reviewed and offers will be made on a rolling basis
LOCATION: Washington Conservation District - Oakdale, MN
CLASSIFICATION: Seasonal Technician – Up to six vacancies are available
SALARY RANGE: $14-$15/hr DOQ
HOURS: Up to 40-hours per week – Requires early morning, evening, and weekend work
STATUS: Seasonal, non-exempt
TERM: Boating Season 2018
WEBSITE: www.mnwcd.org

The Washington Conservation District (WCD) seeks self-motivated individuals to provide watercraft inspections to prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) in Washington County, Minnesota.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Serves as a Level 1 watercraft inspector at assigned inspection stations;
• Interviews watercraft owners and performs watercraft inspections;
• Educates launch users about the importance of AIS prevention;
• Attends and completes DNR training to become an authorized inspector
• Maintains daily inspection reports and data entry;
• Performs light access maintenance during slow boat use periods
• Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualified applicants will possess, or be actively pursuing, a bachelor’s degree in water resources, soil science, or related natural resources field. Must be proficient in verbal and written skills and possess the ability to work independently. Must have good computer skills. Must have a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle available for use.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Work involves mostly outside field work (95%). Long duration standing. Frequent position changes; lifting, pushing, and pulling requirement more than 50 pounds on an infrequent basis; exposures not limited to heat, cold, and wet conditions; and use of the senses of sight and smell are necessary in this work.

SELECTION TECHNIQUE:
Finalists for the interview process will be determined after initial screening and assessment of relevant qualifications and experience. Applicant(s) selected for the interview process will be contacted directly by the Washington Conservation District.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to mdowning@mnwcd.org. Position open until filled – applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received. .

CONDITIONS OF ANNOUNCEMENT:
Washington Conservation District reserves the right to change the content of this announcement without notification and may at any time withdraw the announcement.

REPORTS TO:
The Senior Water Resource Specialist for daily assignments and to the District Manager on a regular basis.