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🚀 Internship

Bear Creek Road & Bridge Intern

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Harris County

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21d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Houston

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AI generated summary

  • The candidate must be at least 15 years old and currently enrolled in an educational institution. They should possess common sense and the ability to follow instructions, along with impeccable honesty, integrity, and respectfulness. Flexibility, a strong work ethic, and the ability to self-motivate and motivate others are also important. The candidate must be physically capable of performing the job's duties, including lifting weights, working in various weather conditions, and being exposed to potentially hazardous environments. Reasonable accommodations can be made for individuals with disabilities.
  • The Bear Creek Road & Bridge Intern will be responsible for maintaining roadways and rights-of-way by clearing ditches and culverts, trimming overhanging branches, patching potholes, and picking up trash. They will utilize various equipment and tools to complete these tasks and may also be assigned additional duties as needed.

Summer Internship

Sustainability•Houston

Description

  • Precinct 4 Forward Internship Program (P4FIP), is an 8-week paid summer internship for students with a passion for serving others.
  • We’ve designed our program to expose students to career opportunities with Harris County and apply what they have learned in the classroom to hands-on projects. P4FIP provides students the chance to bridge the gap between academic understanding and practical professional experience.
  • Interns will create a community to help support their personal and professional development throughout the summer as they launch their career. Interns will work with a mentor, form relationships with other interns, and engage our Senior Leadership Team. 

Requirements

  • Applicants must be a minimum of 15 years old and currently enrolled in an educational institution
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to apply common sense language to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Impeccable honesty and integrity.
  • Respectful of people, places, and things.
  • Flexibility is a must.
  • Demonstrates sound work ethic and ability to self-motivate and motivate others.
  • Work Environment and Physical Demands:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands, the employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and talk or hear.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education requirements

Open to All Students

Area of Responsibilities

Sustainability

Responsibilities

  • Cleans ditches and culverts of brush, trash, and rubbish.
  • Trims overhanging branches and bushes.
  • Patches potholes with asphalt and repairs concrete sidewalks.
  • Picks up trash along roadways and rights-of-way.
  • Uses shovels, rakes, weed-eaters, and other equipment.
  • Other duties may be assigned as deemed appropriate.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

Mar 15, 2024

Location

Houston