Requisition Number: FACIL01639
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.
This is your chance to keep Southwest Florida Water Management District humming along with seamless precision. Using a customer-driven team approach, our General Services Bureau performs the important work behind the scenes that keeps our entire organization operating smoothly as we manage the water supply and protect our water quality. You will be provided with an opportunity to gain experience in areas such as buildings, grounds, and facilities maintenance. In joining our team, you’ll play an important role in enhancing the results to ensure a brighter future for the environment of Florida.
For helping to maintain our valuable water resources as a student, we offer:
Compensation: $12.33 hourly
- Assist Facilities staff in the ongoing maintenance of District facilities and grounds, including lawn mowing, pressure washing, exterior building maintenance, landscaping and furniture moves.
- Provide apprentice-level assistance to Facilities staff on more complex plumbing, electrical, HVAC, mechanical or carpentry jobs.
Must have ability to lift and carry 30 pounds while walking. May be required to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds. May be exposed to extremely hot, humid weather conditions, mosquitoes and other pests. May be exposed to materials that are classified as hazardous, VOC, or herbicide products with the use of specialized PPE equipment. May be exposed to elements including sun and rain during entire work period. Must be able to bend, squat and climb on a regular basis. May be required to operate motor vehicles, mowers, man lifts, and miscellaneous landscape and construction equipment for extended periods. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required Credentials for Facility Services Student Intern Opportunity
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Be at least part-time current enrollment 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
- Valid driver’s license
Preferred Credentials for Facility Services Student Intern Opportunity
- Basic understanding of construction, maintenance and proper use of hand and power tools
- Preferred Degrees: Engineering, Construction Management, Vocational, Technical
- Preferred Degree Level: Undergraduate
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.
This position is typically scheduled to work no more than 25 hours per week out of the Brooksville, FL office.
Yes. Some travel, using District vehicle, within District's coverage area.
Accepting applications until March 9, 2021 at 4:00 PM
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.
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.