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Summer Intern #2205-005020-01

Date Opened
Friday, May 13, 2022 2:10 PM
Close Date
Wednesday, May 18, 2022 11:59 PM
Charlotte Water
  • $16.00 - $20.00 per hour
Employment Type
  • Internship


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.

Charlotte Water is the largest public water utility in North Carolina with over 1000 employees serving Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and the six towns within the county.  The Utility provides water, wastewater and Storm Water services.  This intern position is located in Charlotte Water Field Operations Division which provides operations support for the water distribution and collection system and employs more than 350 personnel.  


  • This is a temporary (30-40 hours a week) Internship.
  • This position is located in Charlotte Water Field Operations Division which provides operations support for the water distribution and collection system and employs more than 350 personnel.  
  • This position will specifically provide support to the Field Operations Administrative staff with budget and Human Resource duties.  

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Review statistical data, preparing assigned reports and other assigned duties.  
Assist the Continuous Improvement Manager with reports and other needs for supporting Field Operations continuous improvements efforts.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Experience with Windows 10 deployments, settings, enhancements, and features
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to multi-task efficiently in a high volume and critical support role
Support various Field Operations Administrative Projects with hands on assistance regarding supporting operational needs.

Preferred Qualification

College course work in Math, Science, Business or Engineering
Working knowledge basic computer Microsoft Office products

Minimum Qualifications

Requires High School Diploma and completion of Freshman year of College


$16.00 - $20.00 per hour

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for any new City of Charlotte employees.  

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as required by law.

How To Apply

Apply online.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.

You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to


The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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