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Recycling Intern - Lino Lakes, MN (ID: 320270)

Title Recycling Intern
Type Public Works - Operations
Date Posted 2019-01-08
City / Organization Lino Lakes, MN


General Duties:
The City of Lino Lakes takes significant pride in its efforts to reduce waste and promote recycling. The City is seeking a motivated individual to assist with a variety of community recycling programs and projects. These initiatives are aimed at promoting reuse, waste reduction, recycling, and community outreach. This position helps lead the City's initiatives by organizing fix-it clinics, maintaining the organic recycling program, and promoting waste abatement education. This internship provides a great opportunity to be exposed to working with the public, planning and implementing recycling initiatives, collaborating with a disparate group of stakeholders, and learning waste management policy at the municipality level.
This is a part-time internship. Flexible hours M-F, one Saturday required a month for Recycling Saturdays, and occasional evenings as needed.
Hourly rate of $12.00; no benefits.
Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent, availability to work up to 29 hours per week, a valid driver's license, and good driving record. Applicants should also possess, or be in the process of obtaining, a Bachelor's Degree in Social Science related to Environmental Sustainability, Environmental Studies, or a related field.
Desired Traits:
A highly organized individual with excellent time management and prioritization skills. Upbeat, friendly personality, who has the ability to get people excited about recycling. Good communication skills. Self-motivated, passionate about waste abatement, and enjoys motivating others to make a change.
Resume, cover letter, and application required. For an application, please visit the City's website: Please email application materials to the Human Resources Manager at

Benefits information is not available for this position. Please contact the city directly for this information.

Job Post Expiration Date   January 28, 2019

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