Job ID: 432051
# of Positions: 1
Business Title: 2020-BWS-002-Grahamsville Laboratory Intern
Civil Service Title: SUMMER COLLEGE INTERN
Title Code No: 10234
Title Classification: Non-Competitive
Job Category: Engineering, Architecture, & Planning, Health
Proposed Salary Range: $ 15.00 – $ 15.00 (Hourly)
Career Level: Student
Work Location: 7870 State Rd 42 Grahamsville,
Division/Work Unit: Grahamsville Lab
The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) enriches the environment and protects public health for all New Yorkers by providing 1.1 billion gallons of high quality drinking water, managing wastewater and stormwater, and reducing air, noise, and hazardous materials pollution. DEP is the largest combined municipal water and wastewater utility in the country, with nearly 6,000 employees. DEP’s water supply system is comprised of 19 reservoirs and 3 controlled lakes throughout the system’s 2,000 square mile watershed that extends 125 miles north and west of the City.
The Bureau of Water Supply manages, operates and protects New York City’s upstate water supply system to ensure the delivery of a sufficient quantity of high quality drinking water. The Bureau is also responsible for the overall management and implementation of the provisions of the City’s $1.5 billion Watershed Protection Program and for ensuring the City’s compliance with the provisions of the Filtration Avoidance Determination.
The selected candidate will perform assorted tasks within Grahamsville Laboratory, would assist with daily QC tasks, sample collection and field analyses in the West of Hudson Watershed, and computer-based sample receiving. Other tasks would include general laboratory support functions such as sample preparation, glassware and bottle preparation, data entry, and inventory maintenance. Candidate will be responsible for adhering to and complying with all environmental, health and safety laws, Agency policies, rules, and regulations.
Minimum Qual Requirements:
As of June of the Program year the prospective interne must be a student matriculated in a college or be a recent college graduate (winter/spring term of the Program year).
NOTE: Appointment to this title is only valid for the duration of the Program, June – August each year.
– Student must currently be enrolled at a college/university at the undergraduate level and major in at least one of the major sciences (chemistry, physics, biology, environmental, engineering, medical).
– Student must have at least a 2.5GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
– Student must have at least a junior class standing
– Strong writing skills; effective interpersonal skills;
– Familiarity and/or experience with computers/software;
– Leadership skills; self-motivation; and ability to work well with minimal supervision.
Appointments are subject to OMB approval.
DEP is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to the diversity of our organization and workforce.
Work Location: This position is located at 7870 State Rd 42 Grahamsville, New York
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
Recruitment Contact: Grace Pigott