Career Posting:Environmental Health Intern

City of Bloomington, MN Is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following position Environmental Health Intern.

Position Description: Primary Objective
The City of Bloomington is seeking 3 individuals to serve an internship from mid-May through August 2024. Under the direction of a registered environmental health specialist/sanitarian, interns will be responsible for conducting rental housing inspections, inspecting licensed public swimming pools, collecting beach water samples, and working in other environmental health areas as needed. Opportunities may be available to do directed projects if they fall within the scope of our division.


Models and contributes to a positive work environment, culture of communication, engagement and safety
Communicates effectively and respectfully with employees and the general public, including but not limited to those of diverse racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds
Works cooperatively as a member of a team; develops and maintains effective working relationships with diverse coworkers and community members; consistently brings a high level of self-awareness and empathy to all personal interactions
Embraces the City’s shared values and contributes towards accomplishing the City’s vision and goals by being creative, innovative, continuously learning, and communicating clearly

Examples of Duties
Conducting rental housing inspections
Inspecting licensed public swimming pools
Investigating complaints of City code violations
Collecting beach water samples
Data entry and filing


Bachelor’s degree or earning a degree in Environmental Health, Environmental Studies, Public Health, Biology, Chemistry, or related science field. If in the process of earning a degree in any of these fields, candidate must have completed at least their second year of the degree program by the start of the internship
Valid driver’s license


Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or equivalent
Experience inspecting public pools, licensed rental houses, or collecting beach water samples
Customer service experience
Knowledge of/familiarity with the City of Bloomington

Position closes on:2024-03-04

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