Environmental Programs Intern

$12.00 hourly
  • City of Hermosa Beach
  • Sep 26, 2019
Intern Entry Level Government Marketing Professional Services Strategy-Planning

Job Description

The Department

We are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join the City of Hermosa Beach team on a part-time, temporary basis as an Environmental Programs Intern. This position will be a part of the City Manager’sOffice which is committed to high quality service to the residents and visitors of Hermosa Beach through the use of strong project management skills, great interpersonal and communication skills, and a commitment to community engagement and collaboration.

The Position

The Environmental Programs Intern provides support on a variety of tasks and initiatives led by the Environmental Programs Manager. The Environmental Programs Intern will assist with research, preparation of outreach materials, surveys, reports, website content and purchasing for a variety of projects that cover the following topical areas:

  • General Community Event Outreach on Environmental Programs

  • Green Business Certification Program

  • Solid Waste, Recycling, and Food Waste Programs

  • Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Programs

  • Water Conservation and Water Quality Programs

  • Transportation Programs

Specific tasks and project assignments will be determined in coordination with the Environmental Programs Manager based on project needs and alignment of intern interest/expertise.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Ability to accept instruction and evaluation;

  • Self-starter, dependable, diligent, amenable to performing elementary tasks to advance project goals;

  • Ability to complete assignments independently, accurately, and on time;

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to demonstrate attention to detail;

  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work on teams;

  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications like Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

  • Experience using graphic design software like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS.


  • Current enrollment in an accredited university (proof of completion of 90 quarter units or 60 semester units required) completing studies in an undergraduate or postgraduate program in Political Science, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Graphic Design, Geography, Urban Planning, Engineering, Public Administration, Public Policy, Marketing, or a closely related field;

  • A valid California Class C Driver License;

  • Willingness to work occasional evenings and/or weekends.