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Intern - Planning - Development Services
- Salary/Pay Rate:$12.30/hr
- Posted Date:08/21/2019
|Benefits||Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits|
|Civil Service Status||
This is NOT a Civil Service position
Flexible Hours: 5-20 hrs/week
|Tentative Start Date||ASAP|
Job Summary & Requirements
The City of West Des Moines is seeking Interns to support special projects and day to day activities within the department. The intern position participates in multifaceted planning and development work, requiring excellent oral and written communication skills. GIS and Adobe Creative Suite experience highly preferred.
Graduate students as well as undergraduates in Community and Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or Graphic Design, preferred with at least one year of completed coursework.
This is an internship which is not permanent and is being made available for individuals seeking work experience prior to graduating from an accredited college/university.
|Physical/Drug Test||Post offer, pre-employment physical and drug test are required.|
|Steps to Apply||
Steps to Apply:
2. Attachments: You must attach the following documents to your profile under the "My Attachments" section:
b) Cover Letter
3. Applying for Position: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Apply is located on the right side of the main menu. An email will be sent confirming you have applied. It will also be displayed in the My Application History section.)
All steps MUST be completed to be considered for this position. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.
|Deadline to Apply||
Open Until Filled
|Apply Here!||City of West Des Moines Online Application System|
|Application Materials & Related Documents||
You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There are Instruction Sheets under the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in our FAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources 515-222-3616.
If you are currently employed with or you have been employed with the City in the last three years (in any capacity), do NOT create a new profile. Contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616 for instructions on how to log in.
**If you have applied for a position with the City of West Des Moines since July 2009, please refer to the instruction sheets listed above.**
CITY OF WEST DES MOINES
Human Resources, 2nd floor
4200 Mills Civic Parkway
PO Box 65320
West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320