The City of Dana Point is looking for a Public Works/Engineering Intern. This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on work experience working for the public agency and to jump start your resume. The position offers great flexibility, competitive pay, training, and working with a great team genuinely interested in your success.
The Public Works Intern will perform a variety of tasks in support of the City’s Department of Public Works and Engineering Services. The intern will conduct research, compile and analyze data, and perform administrative and technical support tasks. This position requires working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D. As such, an AutoCAD Civil 3D test will be administered prior to placement.
This is an hourly, part-time position, working approximately 20 hours per week and with minimum of a six-month commitment. Candidates must have a work permit and be able to legally work in the United States.
To view the Flyer and to apply, visit www.danapoint.org “Employment” tab
The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge & abilities:
Basic office procedures and customer service skills.
Basic research methods and techniques.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions and sketches.
Modern office methods, practices and procedures.
Computer software programs including AutoCAD Civil 3D, ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
Safe work practices and procedures.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing for differing audiences.
Use AutoCAD Civil 3D.
Independently prepare correspondence and memoranda.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Operate a motor vehicle safely.
Additional Salary Information: SICK LEAVE - The Healthy Families Healthy Workplace Act provides part-time employees with up to 24 hours of paid sick leave per year that may be used beginning on the employee’s 90th day of employment, provided the employee has worked 30 calendar days in the calendar year.
RETIREMENT - The City does not participate in social security. In lieu of social security, the City will contribute an additional 7.5% of the employee’s earnings to a 457 deferred compensation account on the employee’s behalf.
About City of Dana Point, CA
The City of Dana Point (population 36,500) is located approximately one-half way between Los Angeles and San Diego in the southern part of Orange County. Dana Point is characterized by nearly seven miles of prominent coastal bluffs and rolling hills along the Pacific Ocean. The City’s business sector is comprised of recreation areas located within the harbor region; resident and tourist serving businesses; and five-star resort facilities such as the Ritz Carlton and St. Regis.Incorporated in 1989, the City operates under the Council-Manager form of local government. The City provides planning and community development, administration, finance, emergency services, police, public works and parks/recreation services through a combination of full-time employees and contractors and has an annual General Fund operating budget of approximately $33 million. The City’s primary mission is to provide high quality services and to maintain and enhance the community’s environment and quality of life. This is accomplished through the efforts of employees and contractors who demonstrate a strong customer service orientation and high levels of professional excellence.The City of Dana Point prid...es itself on hiring qualified individuals who enjoy working in a challenging, yet enjoyable, environment. We hope you consider joining the Dana Point Team.