Seasonal Environmental Compliance Aide- Internship
Cary, NC 
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Posted 21 days ago
Job/Internship Description

At Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc., we know that water is a precious resource - one that plays a critical role in sustaining life. That's why we take seriously our mission: protecting and providing Earth's most essential resource. At Aqua, we are guided by a set of principles that embody the character of our company and inspire our work together. They are embedded within our business practices and our behavior. We are proud to be united by integrity, respect and the pursuit of excellence to be the best we can be for the customers and communities we serve.

Together, the women and men of Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. serve 1 million customers across eight states. Aqua uses science, technology, capital investments, and amazing talent to provide communities with clean, safe drinking water and responsibly return wastewater to our rivers and streams. Join our team and make a difference!

JOB SUMMARY:

Are you looking for a Seasonal Opportunity with Aqua, NC a subsidiary of Essential Utilities? We are currently hiring for full time seasonal Lead and Copper Samplers, from May through August.

In this role, the primary responsibilities are assisting an environmental sampling effort by reviewing and updating system plans, identifying sites for voluntary requests to collect samples, delivering sample kits to customers and working with Aqua's compliance and sampling team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Coordinate seasonal Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) sampling effort with assistance from Aqua compliance team
  • Responsible for becoming familiar with USEPA LCR rule and following guidelines and procedures as needed.
  • Review maps and GIS data to locate potential new sites. Provide updates as needed to Aqua's compliance team as needed to update Aqua LCR sampling site plan.
  • Review and establish sampling schedules
  • Contact customers and verify willingness to participate in Aqua's LCR sampling program
  • Delivery and collection of sample kits to Aqua customers
  • Track daily sample collection through Aqua's work order system or other method as defined by Aqua's compliance manager
  • Updates and maintains documentation of work activities (data entry), including closing work orders as needed in the operating system.
  • Adheres to all safety and security operating policies, procedures, practices, and standards to ensure a safe working environment
  • Participate in daily/weekly coordination calls
  • Assists with other tasks or projects as assigned
  • Pay Rate $13.00

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a valid driver's license

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Familiarity with computers and work systems such as Microsoft office suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; communicate effectively (clearly, concisely, and professionally) with customers and internal staff.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedules
  • Must always follow directions and safety procedures
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, and the public
  • Willingness to drive throughout Raleigh-Metro and/or Charlotte-metro area.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • May be subject to extreme temperatures, noise, wet and/or humid conditions, mechanical, electrical, gas exposure hazards, fumes, dusts, mists, gases and/or poor ventilation atmospheric conditions.
  • Working conditions include travel to work sites of Aqua, NC and/or other constituents

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

Seasonal employees / Summer internships are excluded from these requirements, however vaccinations are preferred.

Essential Utilities and its subsidiaries, including Aqua, Delta, and Peoples Natural Gas, require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowable under the law. Proof of vaccination must be provided prior to your first day of employment.

If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to a medical or religious exemption, you will be required to apply for an exemption on your first day of employment with Essential Utilities. As part of the process, you will be required to provide information and/or documentation to Human Resources about the reason(s) you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an exemption is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

Aqua, a subsidiary of Essential Utilities, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you have a condition that may prevent you from applying for a job online or need to request an accommodation during the interview process, please call (1-877-271-9012).


Aqua America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Equal employment opportunity is provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions, including medical conditions related to lactation), physical or mental disability, covered-veteran status, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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