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Sustainability Intern

The position performs and/or coordinates a variety of administrative projects, including research, design, analysis, implementation, and follow-up. Projects may be related to benchmarking, data collection and analysis, education and outreach, etc.

Work Hours: Monday to Friday - Flexible
Essential Functions
  • Researches and prepares reports and materials for meetings and presentations. 
  • Administers application process for the City’s Water Conservation Credit program.  
  • Assists with data collection for the City’s greenhouse gas emissions inventory. 
  • Provides administrative support as needed. 
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
Must be currently enrolled in an Master’s of Public Administration program or related graduate degree program (Environmental Science, Biology, Geography, etc.)
Six months experience in a related field or prior municipal government experience preferred.
Background or study in sustainability, environmental science, marketing, or non-profit management preferred. 
Ability to:
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment such as personal computer, telephone, and copier.
  • Ability to analyze data and prepare documents using the information.
  • Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly.
  • Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload to meet deadlines.

  • Skill in use of personal computer including Microsoft Office, Open Office or similar word processing programs, e-mail and the internet.
Special Requirements
  • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test.
  • Must possess a valid State of Texas Drivers License Class “C” and good driving record as defined by City policy.