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Intern (Laboratory) Inland Empire Utilities Agency Chino, CA 91708

  • Part Time Internship
  • Chino, CA 91708
  • Applications have closed

Website Inland Empire Utilities Agency

Inland Empire Utilities Agency internship program is open to highly motivated candidates in Chino, CA 91708. Apply to Intern (Laboratory) if you are interested in building professional career in their related discipline. Application deadline is approching soon and positions are expected to be filled soon in Chino, CA 91708.

Brief Details

Job: Intern (Laboratory)
$12 – $17 an hour –  Part-time, Temporary, Internship
 –  Part-time, Temporary, Internship
Company: Inland Empire Utilities Agency
Location: Chino, CA 91708

Job Description

The Position


There is (1) internship opportunity in the Water Quality Laboratory Department.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill (1) vacancy and will establish an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the active status of the eligibility list.

Internships are limited to 25 hours week and 960 hours per fiscal year
(July 1st to June 30th)

Note: Internship are not meant to be short term, for example, limited to summer, winter and/or spring breaks. Individuals interested in short term internships will not be considered.
Work schedule is estimated to be approximately 10 to 20 hours a week;
Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
FLSA: Non-Exempt


The successful candidate will be a responsible, analytical and detailed oriented individual with excellent communication (written/oral) skills. Great time management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously are required. Additionally, be willing to learn, and be flexible and assist with ad hoc projects as required in a fast paced and changing environment.
Intern staff work flexible hours as established by his/her respective supervisor. While the Agency is flexible and will strive to work around an intern’s schedule, an intern’s work hours will vary and be mutually agreeable between the intern and his/her supervisor.
Examples of Essential Functions
May include, but are not limited to the following:
Perform a wide variety of duties of semi-professional and technical duties in the Agency’s laboratory that support the sampling and analysis of water, wastewater, biosolids, and industrial samples.

Receives, organizes and maintains the inventory of laboratory and sampling supplies.

Prepares, sorts, washes, decontaminates, sterilizes and stores all laboratory glassware; prepares and preserves bottles prior to sample collection and analysis.

Maintains laboratory cleanliness.

Prepare reports and recommendations relative to assigned areas of responsibility.

Compile data or materials and create spreadsheets, prepare reports, manuals, and publications.

Participate in pulling documents, and filing information.

Perform other related duties as required including other administrative/technical requirements.

Limited travel to offsite locations may be required from time to time.

Perform other related duties as required.
Qualification Guidelines
Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.

Graduation or current enrollment in undergraduate or graduate studies in an accredited college or university with major course work in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Sciences or closely related field.
While no prior work experience is required, preference will be given to individuals with prior related professional work experience.

Attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills and advanced computer skills are critical
A valid class “C” California driver’s license.
Principles of data collection, and research techniques and methods; methods and techniques for basic report preparation and writing; modern office equipment including a computer and applicable software; proper English, spelling and grammar.
Operate office equipment including a computer and applicable software; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; understand and follow verbal and written instructions; analyze data, situations and research materials; formulate options and make recommendations; establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Selection Process
All employment applications will be reviewed for accuracy, completion, relevant experience, education, training and other job-related qualifications. Applicants with the strongest background relating to the responsibilities of this position will be invited to participate in the testing process which may include one or more of the following: written test, oral interview, performance/practical examination. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background/reference check and pre-employment physical examination including a drug screen (for safety sensitive position) at no cost to the candidate. Please visit our website at www.ieua.org and select the Human Resources Department for additional information regarding the Agency, the hiring process and benefit information.
Any applicant requiring reasonable accommodation during the selection process due to a qualified disability must inform the Human Resources Office at (909) 993-1674 or hrdept@ieua.org at least 72 hours in advance of the need for accommodation.


“The Agency’s success is obtained by creating a positive and diverse work environment which recognizes individual differences and experiences”.

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