Job Type: Part-Time
Hourly Range: $14.85 USD to $29.7 USD
Closing Date to Apply: Open Until Filled

Note: This is a part-time temporary position that is expected to start in May and end in September. This position will require scheduled weekend and holiday field work. The start date is flexible according to college final exam schedule. 

Position Summary
The Lands Recreation Student Intern will assist with seasonal user surveys at Grant PUD’s recreation sites as required by the FERC License. The intern will develop excellent customer service skills and learn how to interact with the public in a recreational setting, utilize Esri Survey123 software and Microsoft Excel, implement quality practices, engage, and network with teammates and the broader organization. Additionally, the intern will be introduced to the customer service philosophy currently used within License Implementation and they will experience a work environment that aims to collect recreation user data to ensure Grant PUD is adhering to the current FERC License. 

Essential Functions
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodation will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Demonstrates commitment to Grant PUD’s mission, vision, values, strategic plan and Grant PUD / IBEW Local 77 Code of Excellence.
  • Shadows Lands Specialists and License Implementation team members in a variety of tasks including:
    • Visit recreation sites and administer face-to-face user surveys.
    • Process survey results and inputting data in Microsoft Excel
  • Receives and provides feedback to and from License Implementation supervisors and team members regarding interns own performance.
  • Provides recommendations on ways to improve the Student Intern experience.
  • Understands and adheres to compliance requirements for this position that may include laws, regulations, security guidelines, Grant PUD policies & procedures.
  • Actively participates in all aspects of our safety program, including but not limited to
    • Following all safety policies and procedures.
    • Alerting supervisors and coworkers to unsafe or hazardous working conditions.
    • Reporting any safety incidents or close calls within 24 hours to your supervisor.
    • Accepting feedback from supervisors and coworkers regarding your own safety performance.
  • Handles various tasks throughout the day and prioritizes and organizes efficiently; demonstrates a high attention to detail and is task oriented; participates in research and analytics where needed.
  • Supports the various administrative individuals with file and record keeping projects, can assist in the proper handling of documents, files, and records related to record retention.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Enrolled in a college program in Recreation and Tourism, Environmental Science, or related field.
  • Must provide proof of and be admitted to an accredited college or university, with intent to continue enrollment as a full-time student in the next quarter or semester (excluding summer).
  • Must provide proof of and maintain an overall cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
  • Must provide proof of and maintain full-time student status.

License and Certification

  • A valid State driver’s license with no restrictions. Frequent travel to other Grant PUD locations required.

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures; department policies and procedures; computer programs; file management; office environment; administrative tasks.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer and general office equipment; typing and entering data with speed and accuracy; utilizing MS office products; organization and prioritization; interpersonal skills including clear and concise communication both in writing and verbally.

Physical Requirements

  • Position may be eligible for hybrid work arrangement: ☒Yes ☐No
  • Typical shift of employees in this position: ☒8 hours ☐9 hours ☐10 hours ☐12 hours

*For a full list of requirements, the applicant/incumbent should refer to the Physical Capacity Evaluation (PCE).

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas.

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