Blue Thumb Summer Internship

Water Quality Monitoring Intern

Recruitment #200228-UNCR-02

Introduction

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Email a brief letter of interest, resume, and a transcript (unofficial is fine) to:

brooks.tramell@conservation.ok.gov
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Location: 2 positions in Bristow, Oklahoma

Oklahoma Conservation Commission Water Quality Division

Water Quality Monitoring Intern

WORK HOURS
6:00 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M.  Monday through Thursday.  Hours may vary and may often extend past 4:30 P.M. 
Weekly overtime is occasionally necessary.  Weekend work is avoided but possible.

EDUCATION
A minimum of 48 hours towards the completion of a major or minor in the biological or environmental sciences is preferred.

WORK  OPPORTUNITIES:  
Streams - Work will include the collection of water quality data using field meters; collection of water samples; collection of benthic macroinvertebrate samples; collection of fish using seines and backpack, pram and boat electrofishing gear; collection of stream habitat data. The successful applicant may also assist with equipment maintenance, data review, and data entry.

WORK REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must be willing to work in the field and office and be able to listen and follow instructions.  Work often requires strenuous physical work in extreme weather conditions.  Applicant must be willing and able to carry equipment for extended distances.  Overnight travel may be necessary.  Expenses (hotel) and per diem will be paid for overnight trips.  Most importantly, the applicant must be reliable, have a good work ethic, and a desire to learn.
WORK

EXPERIENCE: 
No experience required but is preferred.

TIME FRAME: 
Start date on or about May 11-18, 2020. End date of August 10-30, 2020 or start of fall semester. Both start and end dates may be negotiable.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.