Employment Opportunities & Information



The Water Conservation Intern performs a broad scope of entry level duties in the District’s water conservation program.  Work includes executing assigned, entry level field work supporting water conservation, and office duties to promote and document water conservation programs and staff activities.

Salary:         $14.00/per hour


The duration of this Internship is indefinite, but must not exceed 1,000 hours in a fiscal year.  Interns are required to be enrolled in at least 12 units and may only work a maximum of 16 hours during Fall and Spring semesters.  Interns may work up to 40 hours per week during Winter/Summer breaks.  This position is assigned to the Marina Coast Water District’s Ord Office located at 2840 4th Avenue, Marina.

Job Assignment:


  • - Assist in the documentation and recordkeeping of staff’s field activities, findings and  
  •   correspondence with customers.
  • - Assist the Water Conservation Specialist with field and administrative activities that support the
  •   conservation programs to include disseminating information to the public.
  • - Assist in documentation and recordkeeping of staff’s activities, findings, and correspondence with
  •   customers.
  • - Process applications for rebate and landscape incentive programs.
  • - Assist in the design, writing of articles, and production of educational, and public outreach  
  •   materials to include flyers, brochures, and materials for the District website.
  • - Solicit, schedule, and conduct water use surveys of residential, commercial and industrial, and
  •   large landscape customers.  Process statistics and documents related to these surveys.
  • - Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other District employees and
  •   the public using the principles of good customer service.


The ideal candidate will have the following skills and abilities:


  • - Ability to work independently in the field and office.
  • - Schedule and conduct effective water conservation and water use surveys to select customers and
  •   categories of users.
  • - Ability to use a variety of tools, devices, and equipment specific to water conservation activities;
  • - Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • - Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, familiarity with conducting research
  •   on the Internet and any publishing software.
  • - Must possess a valid California Class C Driver’s License and have a satisfactory driving record.


To Apply:  The application process is open until filled.  Please submit a completed application and cover letter to rgill@mcwd.org or mail your packet to Marina Coast Water District, 11 Reservation Road, Marina, CA 93933.





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