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Pay Grade: 803  Salary: $10.00 - $16.00 PER HOUR, DOQ
Position Type: Full Time
Close Date: 2/28/2020
Minimum Training & Experience

A College Intern with the City of Rock Hill must be:

  • Enrolled in an institution of higher education (e.g. an accredited college or university)
  • A rising second, third or fourth year undergraduate student, or enrolled in a graduate degree program
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Able to live in, or commute to Rock Hill for the duration of the internship
  • Responsible, punctual and ready to work
  • Able to adhere to all City of Rock Hill policies
  • Able to attend orientation on Monday, May 18, 2020
  • Able to participate in our program from Monday, May 18, 2020 to Friday, August 7, 2020 with reasonable exception for planned or approved unexpected time off
Specific Duties

Economic and Urban Development

Preferred Major: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, or Business Management

Summer Project:

• Develop a framework carrying out the Inclusive Tech Initiative project including:

       o Conducting research of diversity in tech advocates and organizations

       o Determine their potential as future partners

       o Planning the Inclusive Tech Expo event to be held in Fall

Finance – Accounting, Customer Service/Collections

Number of interns: 2

Preferred Major: Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance related field

Summer Project:

• Processing returned mail, adding alerts to accounts

• Complete mail merges, sending various letters

• Research Geographic Information Systems, identifying property owners for delinquent sewer accounts

• Composing routes for Business License site visits

•  Bank reconciliations

• Analyzing general ledger accounts

• Analyzing bond and other debt issues to prepare financial statement note disclosures

General Services – Advanced Metering Infrastructure Division

Preferred Major: Computer Science or related (Associate or Bachelor Program)

Summer Project:

• Run AMI reports from Tunet and MeterSense.

• Assist with data extractions for Billing.

• Work with Key Accounts Manager to audit commercial accounts in Cayenta.

• Call customers concerning consumption and billing questions.

General Services – Advanced Metering Infrastructure Division (Metering)

Preferred Major: All majors available for consideration

Summer Project:

• Set meters in field

• Run reports and investigate meter issues

• Deliver leak notices

• Assist with disconnects and reconnects

• Read meters if necessary

• Monitor all “not reporting” meters, fixing the issues, and obtaining a 99 % read rate.

General Services – Billing

Preferred Major: All majors available for consideration

Skills: Proficient with excel and have good critical thinking skills to make data based assumptions.

Summer Project:

• Equal Payment Plan/Budget Billing – Mail Merge letters to customers, address envelopes, create and maintain spreadsheets in excel for Equal Payment Plan/Budget Billing customers

• Mail possible leak notifications

• Maintain spreadsheet of customers contacted, analyze, and report date to management for weekly meetings.

General Services – Project Management

Number of positions: 2

Preferred Major: Construction Management, Project Management, or Engineering

Summer Project:

• Project easement acquisition

• Construction quantity take offs

• Project reporting & manuals

• Request for Quote manuals

• Construction Observation

Information Technology Services – Geographic Information System

Preferred Major: Engineer, Technology or Geographic Information System

Summer Project:

• Update Geographic Information System data to include service line information.

• Report with updated statistics for compliance with new Lead and Copper Rule.

Information Technology Services - Geographic Information System

Number of Interns: 2

Preferred Major: Geographic Information System, Information Technology, Geography, Engineering

Summer Project:

• Assist in creating/updating water and sewer data in City’s Geographic Information System

• Assist in creating/updating water valve data

• Various data creation or editing as needed

Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

Preferred Major: Sport Management, Physical Education, or Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management

Summer Project:

• Complete and program a Rec in a Box camp

• Expand the Rec in a Box program

• Expand other activities/programs

Parks, Recreation, and Tourism

Number of interns: 2

Preferred Major: Sports Management or Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management

Summer Project:

• Create a new sports program

• Design marketing materials or promote the program

• Assist with concessions, admissions, and weekend tournaments

Public Works – Stormwater

Number of Interns: 2

Preferred Major: Civil Engineering, Biology, or Environmental Sciences

Summer Project:

• Complete inspections of the specialty & underground Best Management Practices inspections and assessments

• Complete pipe size/material assessment of a minimum of 4 miles or pipe.

Risk Management

Preferred Major: Business Administrator or Finance

Summer Project:

• Work in Risk Management Office assisting in handling of liability and workers’ compensation claims.

• Investigations of safety violations, root cause analysis, and recommendations for process improvements and preventions.

• Date analytics and process redesign


Number of Interns: 3

Preferred Major: All majors available for consideration

Summer Project:

• Enter Material Safety Data Sheets into database and verify products at the Warehouse

• Research ordinances for Council meetings on various topics

• Creating and closing work orders

• Receptionist in front lobby, greeting visitors.

• Help with audio/video in conference rooms

• Take utility payments

Utilities – Electric Department

Preferred Major: Engineering

Summer Project:

• Improve data accuracy in Geographic Information System for modeling loading capacity on power distribution transformers.

• Review transformer loading to calculate optimal equipment sizing for the benefit of reducing electrical losses, downtime, and restoration costs.

• Link unassociated or missing customer points to the correct overhead and underground transformers for improved system modeling.

Utilities – Water & Sewer

Number of positions: 2

Preferred Major: Engineering, Technology, Electrical, or Mechanical

Summer Project:

•  Assist crews with maintenance of water system, including hydrant and valve maintenance and cross-connection program.

• Assist with maintenance of equipment at the water filter plant, wastewater treatment plant, and lift stations

• Prepare standard operating procedures for conducting a safety tailgate meeting or how construction experience enhances textbook knowledge by teaching the practical side of engineering.

Additional Notes

To apply you MUST submit the following through our jobs website:

1. Completed job application

2. Scanned letter of recommendation

3. Letter of interest

4. Unofficial transcript


Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2020.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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