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On August 17, 2017, the City of Blackfoot launched a new online employment application that better serves job applicants.  All applicants, including previous applicants, will be required to create a new account and fill out an online employment application when applying for a position with the City of Blackfoot.

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Wastewater Treatment Lab Intern

Location: WWTP | Blackfoot, ID | WWTP
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.,
Open Until: June 28, 2018 at 11:00 PM MST
Job Status: Part-Time
Rate of Pay: $10.00 - $10.00
Details: This is a 20-week internship opportunity.
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Job Description

Working under the direct supervision of the Wastewater Laboratory Manager, and under the general supervision of the Wastewater Superintendent, the primary function of an employee in this position is to perform a variety of chemical, biological and bacteriological tests and analyses of wastewater, industrial waste and related samples. They will also be responsible for maintaining records of testing, analysis, chain of custody and other related information, as well as reporting results to the appropriate wastewater treatment staff to enable compliance with Federal, State, County, City and other applicable public health environmental and safety standards. The individual in this position may also test the City of Blackfoot culinary water supply and perform other job related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education - High School Diploma, or GED equivalent
Secondary Education - Must be currently enrolled in an institution of higher learning, and in the process of obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences or a related field
Communications - Must demonstrate strong organizational, computer and communication skills, both written and verbal

Physical Requirements

Sufficient personal mobility, flexibility, stamina and balance to work in an office, laboratory and wastewater treatment plant environment


The City of Blackfoot is an equal opportunity employer, Minority/ Female/ Disability/ Veteran