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Intern - Planning - Development Services

  • Type:Internship
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.30/hr
  • Posted Date:08/21/2019
 
 Job Details Description
Department Development Services
Benefits     Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits
Civil Service Status

This is NOT a Civil Service position 

Regular Hours

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:

1. Profile: In order to be considered for this position, you MUST complete an online profile. This includes all sections under the My Profile Section. A link is provided below to our Online Application System.

 

2. Attachments: You must attach the following documents to your profile under the "My Attachments" section:

 

a) Resume

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 

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Application Materials & Related Documents

Full Job Descriptions

 

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.

 

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Contact Information

 CITY OF WEST DES MOINES

Human Resources, 2nd floor

4200 Mills Civic Parkway

PO Box 65320

West Des Moines, IA 50265-0320

515-222-3616 (phone)

515-273-0601 (fax)

 
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