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Career Posting: Environmental Health and Zoning Code Intern

City of Brooklyn Park is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of Environmental Health and Zoning Code Intern

Position Description: 

The City of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota's sixth largest municipality is seeking applicants for several seasonal intern positions within the Community Development Department. We are looking for highly motivated and dependable individuals who can work in a fast paced, customer focused environment. These positions provide a great opportunity to work in a diverse community and experience a variety of community issues for career development.

The primary responsibilities of these positions will provide a great opportunity to be involved in a wide range of inspection and
enforcement activities that promote stable neighborhoods and strong businesses as well as provide exposure to a variety of community issues for career development.

Position Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate level studies in areas of community development, public administration, planning, housing, redevelopment, criminal justice, biology, physical sciences, public health, building/housing inspections, or related field
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs and applications
  • Ability to assess urgency of situations
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment
  • Ability to relate to and work with individuals representing a variety of diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to professionally exhibit cultural sensitivity, patience and understanding in the course of work duties
  • Ability to provide a level of customer service that meets/exceeds customer expectation and satisfaction
  • Valid unrestricted driver's license

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced education in a relevant field
  • Previous work experience in customer service and administrative support in an office environment
  • Previous work experience in the areas of code enforcement or public health
  • Experience working with people to resolve conflict
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Fluency in Spanish, Vietnamese, Hmong, or Somali language(s)

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