Organization: Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District
Seasonal Intern/Coop Position
Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District has one temporary position available. This position is for 15-20 hrs/week for a maximum of 360 hours. Position date between January 7 - May 10, 2019. This position must be part of the student’s co-op/internship class in which students are currently enrolled.
Assist in presenting watershed programs to high school students as part of the Caring For Our Watersheds competition
Help high school students develop ideas and give feedback on proposals for watershed contest
Assist in judging proposals and inputting judges’ scores
Work with outside organizations to collaborate, mentor & plan projects with students
Possibly provide public education presentations
Assist in planning final competition at Cincinnati Zoo with over 100 attendees
Data entry for major projects
Other duties as assigned
Currently taking coursework to attain or possess an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental sciences, engineering, education or other related field. This experience must be credited as co-op or work experience by current advisor or professor
A direct working knowledge of conservation issues as they apply to soil & water
A direct working knowledge of watersheds and how humans can impact them
Knowledge of the USEPA - NPDES Phase II Storm Water Regulations preferred
Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate and energetic manner to a variety of audiences
Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office - particularly Microsoft Excel
Work well within a team: respect and support initiative of others; communicate in a timely and candid manner with team members
Ability to lift at least 25 lbs
Be available on some weekends and evenings
Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance
Transcripts and writing samples should be provided upon request.
Hourly salary - $12.00.
Deadline for application - November 16, 2018.
Send resume, cover letter and references to:
Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District
Attn: Gwen Z Roth, Education Specialist
1325 E Kemper Road #115, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246