Up to 40 hours per week from May 14th to August 17th
Variable part-time hours beginning August 20th
The City of Iowa City Engineering Division is seeking two summer Civil Engineering interns to support construction season engineering projects. There may be potential for extending through the fall and/or spring semester(s) with a very limited number of hours. This position will provide real work experience with engineering related projects in a municipal setting. Primary duties involve assisting with surveying, construction inspection, technical and administrative support. Both office and field work will be required. The position includes flexibility to work during the summer and/or on a limited basis during fall/spring semesters. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Minimum education, experience and certification
The ideal candidate will be actively participating in a degree program in civil engineering, civil engineering technology or another closely related field. The following are essential: strong written and oral communication skills; the ability to work both independently and in a group setting; and good organizational and note taking skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office software required. Experience with AutoCAD and ArcGIS is desirable. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code Chapter 92.8.
Application deadline is Friday, March 2, 2018. To apply, please use the link to the City’s Self Services website at www.icgov.org/jobs and complete the City of Iowa City online employment application.
To comply with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons hired will be required to provide verification of identity and employment eligibility per provisions of the Act.
The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Iowa City is a supporter of the National Career Readiness Certificate.
About City of Iowa City
Employing approximately 600 permanent employees and 400 temporary and seasonal employees, the City of Iowa City provides a full range of services including police and fire protection, construction and maintenance of roads, streets and infrastructure, inspection and licensing functions, solid waste collection and recycling services which include the operation of a landfill serving all of Johnson County, a municipal airport, library, recreational activities and cultural events. The City owns and operates its water supply and distribution system and sewage collection and treatment system with secondary treatment also provided. The City operates a municipal off-street and on-street parking system in the downtown area. The City also operates a transit system. The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive wages and an excellent benefits package for eligible positions."