Document Imaging Student Intern (9008)
 Masaryktown, FL

Requisition Number: DOCUM01640

Totally Absorbed.


Work for Our Water Resources.

Dive in, explore your potential, and commit to a cause that matters—for today and generations to come. Take up challenges that take on greater meaning by the day. Drive a variety of projects and initiatives with life-changing impact. Be part of an entrepreneurial team that is committed to preserving one of our most vital resources. And build a career that can become your life’s work with the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District).

Join our General Services Bureauand make a lasting impact.

Here is your opportunity to deliver world class service to internal and external customers within our Document Services Section. Tasks will consist of scanning documents from the Record Center using the District's high speed scanners and software. The District offers the Student Internship Program to provide students with real work experience and specific hands-on knowledge related to the chosen course of study.

For helping to maintain our valuable water resources as a student, we offer:

  • Training and Development: Having a successful career takes more than technical training. The District helps our staff develop additional skill sets, such as emotional intelligence, time management, customer service, conflict resolution, communications and more. As an intern, you are eligible to attend these on-site trainings.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Provides confidential assistance and support in a wide variety of areas important to an employee’s well-being, including but not limited to work and life balance, stress management, coping with family issues, financial advice, legal and workplace problems, addictions, student loan assistance and any other personal issues adversely affecting quality of life.
  • Wellness Program: Your Health Matters is designed to encourage employees to engage in healthier lifestyle behaviors through the achievement of health and fitness goals. The program includes classes on health and fitness topics, District campus walking routes, a fitness challenge, tobacco-cessation resources, an ergonomics program, discount programs, incentives, and other resources. Participation in wellness program activities is voluntary.

Compensation: $11.58 hourly

Essential Functions

  • Document imaging, ensuring quality in compliance with the requirements of Florida Administrative Code 1B-26.
  • Meet established production goals.
  • Receive and process public records and staff requests in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Regulatory vault operations, including retrieving and refiling.
  • Responds to internal and external customer needs according to the District's standard for service excellence.
  • Assists Print Shop staff in the designing, printing, finishing, and delivery of all print requests for the District.
  • Learn all aspects of the District's Record Center such as storage and retrieval and scanning.

Working Conditions

Most time will be spent in an office environment and requires the ability to perform continuous repetitive tasks (to include keyboarding) with one or both hands. There may be extended periods of standing and the ability of lifting and carrying up to 40 pound record boxes is required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Credentials for General Services Student Intern

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Be at least part-time and currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, or other recognized educational or vocational program
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 for undergraduate students or minimum GPA of 3.0 for graduate students
  • Upload Unofficial Transcript to application or profile
  • Ability to accurately file alphabetically and numerically
  • Ability to perform office tasks effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to express oneself to provide information to others effectively
  • Ability to use computerized business systems, web-based data systems and other technology to complete work assignments
  • Knowledge of, and ability to use, office support tools available at the desktop (for example: word processing, email, spreadsheets)
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Credentials for General Services Student Intern

  • Knowledge of document management systems and digital imaging systems
  • Preferred Degrees: Information Technology, Graphic Design, Business
  • Preferred Degree Level: Undergraduate

Application Process

The District will determine eligibility for employment solely from the information provided on a District employment application. All applicants are required to complete, in full, a District employment application. Any application that is not complete, including work experience, education, licenses & certifications (if applicable), and application question, will not undergo consideration for the position. A resume will not be considered as a substitute for the information requested on the application for purposes of qualification.

Additional Details

This position is typically scheduled to work no more than 25 hours per week, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, out of the Brooksville, FL office.

Travel Required

Limited travel, using District vehicle, within the District's coverage area

Accepting applications until March 9, 2021 at 4:00 PM

About Us

Managing the water resources for west-central Florida, our district includes approximately 10,000 square miles of territory spanning 16 counties and serving more than 5 million residents. Established in 1961 as a flood-protection agency, our objective is to meet the needs of current and future water users, protect and preserve our water resources, manage the water supply, protect water quality, and preserve water-related functions.

Apply Now

The District prides itself on providing a positive work flexible environment that engages and supports our employees. This could be the opportunity of a lifetime. Click on the link to apply and put yourself to work for our water resources.


Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans Preference/Drug-Free Workplace/Tobacco Free Campuses.

All applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, familial status, or medical condition. All recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers and promotions will be on the basis of individual skills, knowledge and abilities, and the feasibility of any necessary job accommodation(s).

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) does not discriminate on the basis of disability in regard to job application procedures, hiring, and other terms and conditions of employment. It is further the policy of the District to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in all aspects of the employment process. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing an application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to (352) 796-7211 or 1-800-423-1476 (FL only), ext. 4747; or email If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (Voice). In the event of a complaint, please follow the grievance procedure located at

The District participates in E-Verify employment eligibility verification. We will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

The District will not sponsor applicants for work visas.