Limited duration part-time position
20 hours per week or less
Not to exceed one year
Salary Range: $10.75/per hour
Two positions available – One for Engineering and One for GIS
Open until Filled
This position performs a variety of internship level technical work in support of engineering, environmental, development and GIS functions for Public Works engineering programs. Work involves practical application of basic engineering principals and knowledge. Specific tasks may include: Performing engineering, drafting, designing, field and office assignments; collecting engineering and surveying data and records for GIS traffic, sidewalks, water meters and easement information inventories; assisting in managing Geographic Information System database;
supporting engineering staff in areas such as plan review, project inspection, stream monitoring, project research, bid management, and document review for bid specifications and standard drawing revisions.
This internship program is a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths. This internship program is not coordinated in conjunction with any specific educational facility. Coordination with college internship programs will be discussed on a case-by-case basis. Each intern will receive the following from this program:
Internship Learning Contract with targeted goals
Mentorship from senior engineering staff
Project experience in day-to-day operations of a Municipal Engineering Department
Evaluation at the end of the internship
Employment experience to note on future resume
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be graduation from high school or GED and currently pursuing a college education preferably at junior or senior level with varied technical engineering related studies and/or work experiences.
Application forms are required and must be received by Human Resources Department for consideration. Formal application rating on education, training and experience; oral interview and reference check will be required. A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment.
City of Newberg - Human Resources Department
Online Application at: https://www.newbergoregon.gov/jobs
Mail: P.O. Box 970 414 E. First Street
Newberg, OR 97132
The City of Newberg is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug & Violence Free Workplace. Veterans are encouraged to apply. This employment opportunity is open to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, political affiliation, veterans’ status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.