Summer Internship - Water Quality Intern

Recruitment #210119-UNCR-02



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Summer Internship
Oklahoma Conservation Commission
Water Quality Division

Position: Water Quality Monitoring Intern

LOCATION: 2 positions in Bristow, Oklahoma.

SALARY: $15.00/hr

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.

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

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.

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.

Start date on or about May 10-17, 2021. End date of August 9-30, 2021 or start of fall semester. Both start and end dates may be negotiable.


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