City of Mississauga
Transportation & Works Department
Transportation & Infrastructure Division
We are looking for a Education and Outreach Intern to work with our Stormwater Team
This is your opportunity to make a real difference, by assisting the Environmental Services Section in their efforts to promote stormwater management and water quality protection and awareness and enhance the environment of the City of Mississauga.
Here is what you get to do:
Under the direction of the Environmental Services Specialist, the successful candidate will
- help deliver the planning and implementation of the City’s stormwater education and outreach program.
- participation at community stormwater education and/or environmental events, trade-shows, fairs and public meetings to promote stormwater management and water quality protection;
- assist with record keeping and maintaining the schedule of Stormwater education events.
- the successful candidate will assist with the delivery with other, related public educational programs such as the Yellow Fish Road storm drain marking program
- contribute to the development of additional promotional materials, which may include pamphlets, physical models, computer presentations and take-away materials.
- assisting with the research of stormwater education opportunities and initiatives; assisting with the development, planning and implementation of stormwater outreach and education programs;
- performing other related duties as assigned.
Note: Work maybe required on some evenings and weekends as part of the outreach activities.
This is what you need to have:
• Must have completed an Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, teaching or a related program at a post-secondary institution.
• Previous experience in public outreach and education is preferred.
• Proficiency with the Windows environment, including Word, Excel, and database software
• Proficiency with social media (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn) preferred
• Familiarity with preparing graphics and imagery to illustrate educational concepts using computer software would be an asset.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• A valid class “G” Ontario driver’s licence, with an excellent driving record.
• Good interpersonal skills to interact with members of the public, all levels of staff and elected officials as required.