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Intern (Warehouse)

Intern (Warehouse)


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Are you a collaborative and detail oriented individual seeking to learn more about asset management within the water and wastewater industry? Are you looking to put your skills and knowledge of warehousing to work for an Agency that emphasizes efficiency and sustainability?  If so, the Inland Empire Utilities Agency has an exciting opportunity for you as an Intern! The Agency's internships are meant to be a positive experience that allows for your personal growth and development. We are an ideal place for you to ask questions and learn essential job functions that will prepare you for success in your career. 

This internship is perfect for you if you...

  • Enjoy working with others to identify issues and come up with creative solutions.
  • Are seeking to gain hands on experience in warehousing while being a part of a collaborative team.
  • Value safety and are able to contribute towards a safe work culture that emphasizes the well being of staff.
  • Pay attention to detail.
  • Have a desire to create positive change and sustainability throughout the community.
  • Value a flexible work schedule.

At the Inland Empire Utilities Agency safety is critical. The Agency is a regional wastewater treatment agency and wholesale distributor of imported water serving approximately 935,000 people over 242 square miles in western San Bernardino County. Over 300 personnel contribute to the success of the Agency. The Agency owns and/or operates, and maintains 5 water recycling facilities, 160 miles of sewer collection system, a potable water facility, 19 supply water well sites, 4 sewage lift stations, a recycled water distribution and storage system, 19 groundwater recharge sites, a 400,000-square foot indoor composting facility, and a 66,000 square foot Headquarters building. 

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This position is open until filled. The deadline for the first review of applications is 11:59 PM on Tuesday, May 2, 2023.  Applicants that submit applications after the first review deadline are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment.  This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review deadline.  

There is one (1) internship opportunity in the Asset Management unit.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill (1) vacancy and will establish an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the active status of the eligibility list. 

Internships are limited to 25 hours week and 960 hours per fiscal year
(July 1st to June 30th)

Note:  Internship are not meant to be short term, for example, limited to summer, winter and/or spring breaks.  Individuals interested in short term internships will not be considered.

Work schedule is estimated to be approximately 15 to 20 hours a week; 
Office Hours are Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

This position is expected to travel and deliver parts off site regularly, while also receiving exposure to various warehousing topics.

FLSA: Non-Exempt
The successful candidate will be a responsible, analytical and detail-oriented individual with excellent communication (written/verbal) skills. Great time management skills with the ability to work on multiple assignments/projects simultaneously are required. Additionally, the individual must be willing to learn, be flexible, and assist with ad hoc projects as required in a fast paced and changing environment. Advanced computer skills in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint are critical. Although not necessary, some knowledge of Microsoft Access would be useful.
Intern staff works flexible hours as established by his/her respective supervisor. While the Agency is flexible and will strive to work around an intern's schedule, an intern's work hours will vary and be mutually agreed upon between the intern and his/her supervisor. 


May include, but are not limited to the following:

Assists in distribution of stock and non-stock materials, supplies, parts, tools, equipment and other items used in the construction, repair and maintenance of the Agency's systems and facilities; assists in the determination of availability of parts and supplies and estimates delivery time.

May assist in receiving deliveries, checking and verifying delivery items received against packing slips and purchase orders; enters receipts of goods into appropriate inventory and accounting systems; assists in the return of damaged and incorrect items; places stock in proper warehouse or plant locations.

Assists with data entry and assists with maintaining comprehensive computer-based inventory system and accounting records; assists in conducting cycle counts.

May assist in utilizing parts catalogs, repair manuals and tracking system for parts maintenance and control; assist in maintenance of supply catalogs; gathers and evaluates data from vendors and makes purchase recommendations on items based on comparative analyses; places routine orders of standard parts and equipment using a blanket purchase order.

May assist in the preparation and coordination of a variety of work reports and records; attends meetings; assists with scheduling and maintenance of mandatory training records for department staff.

Perform other related duties as required.


Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.

Graduation or current enrollment in undergraduate or graduate studies related to warehousing, storekeeping, inventory control or a closely related discipline.
A valid class "C" California driver's license.

 Forklift certification is desired.

Knowledge of: ­
Facilities or landscape inspection methods, procedures, equipment and materials.

Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work.

Landscape architecture and construction.

Irrigation systems.

Native plant restoration procedures, plant care and horticulture techniques.

Project Management Skills

Safety, access and environmental regulations, laws and practices governing landscape construction and maintenance activities and related potential employee, citizen and environmental impacts and their mitigation.
Ability to: 
Inspect assigned areas for a wide variety of maintenance and repair.

Review and interpret plans, specifications and maps.

Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence.

Organize, set priorities and exercise good judgment within areas of responsibility

Operate a computer and standard business software.

Represent the Agency effectively in dealings with elected and appointed officials, community organizations, contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, vendors and others.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work, both internal and external.


All employment applications will be reviewed for accuracy, completion, relevant experience, education, training and other job-related qualifications. Applicants with the strongest background relating to the responsibilities of this position will be invited to participate in the testing process which may include one or more of the following: written test, oral interview, performance/practical examination. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background/reference check and pre-employment physical examination including a drug screen (for safety sensitive position) at no cost to the candidate. Please visit our website at and select the Human Resources Department for additional information regarding the Agency, the hiring process and benefit information.
Any applicant requiring reasonable accommodation during the selection process due to a qualified disability must inform the Human Resources Office at (909) 993-1640 or at least 72 hours in advance of the need for accommodation.


 "The Agency's success is obtained by creating a positive and diverse work environment which recognizes individual differences and experiences".

Inland Empire Utilities Agency
6075 Kimball Ave.

Chino, California, 91708

Additional Info

Job Type : Part-time

Job Function : Services, General

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