Information Technology (IT) Intern

The IT intern will assist the Information Technology (IT) Department in a variety of functions, including team and independent projects associated with software installation and maintenance, hardware maintenance, data entry, programming, and web functions. 

The ideal candidate will be currently enrolled in any program pursuing an interest in Computer Science, Networking, or related field; strong academic credentials; ability to work in both a team environment and independently; proficient in Microsoft Office; strong communications, interpersonal and organizational skills; must maintain a valid Driver’s License.

Variable hours - Paid Internship


Procurement Specialist

The Procurement Specialist is responsible for planning, coordinating and administering the purchasing function for all departments of the Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW). This position is also responsible for establishing and maintaining long-term working relationships or partnerships between the HBPW and suppliers, contractors or vendors.  Responsiblities include: develop and solicit sealed bids and quotes; conduct pre-solicitation conferences with potential bidders to clarify specifications; conduct bid openings to determine responses, evaluate offers, assist with customer evaluation/recommendations, and selects vendors in compliance with HBPW policies; analyze price proposals, financial reports and other data and information to determine reasonable prices, and negotiate or renegotiate and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors and other representatives.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Business or related field; or equivalent education and experience, and at least two years' experience in purchasing, contracting and/or material management.

Full-time position


Plant Operator - Water Reclamation

The Holland Board of Public Works is seeking a Water Reclamation Plant Operator to join our team. This position is responsible for the monitoring and control of pumps, blowers, compressors, chemical feed systems and other treatment plant equipment, as necessary, to produce high quality effluent water in accordance with the facility’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit. The position is also responsible for the processing of sludge in accordance with the facility’s Residuals Management Program (RMP).

The ideal candidate will have an Associate's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies or other related field along with knowledge of waste water treatment procedures and processes as well as a valid State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Wastewater Treatment "D" Certification or the ability to obtain one within 2 years. A high school diploma or equivalent and a valid Michigan driver’s license are required.

Full-time position


Electric Engineering Specialist

Responsible for performing field engineering and surveylance tasks for construction, maintenance and modifications of the electric distribution system. Will also develop, maintain and update departmental databases, mapping systems and associated source documentation; prepare easements, including research and completion of appropriate forms and documentation; perform electric system GEO database maintenance and manipulation; provide geographic information system (GIS) data as requested; prepare estimates for work orders, budgets and customers contributions and charges.

The ideal candidate will have an Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology; or equivalent education and experience; the ability to read blueprints and make mathematical calculations to determine proper sizing of electrical facilities, as well as demonstrated proficiency with computer applications such as Microsoft Office. Ability to learn and operate utility Outage Management System and GIS.

Full-time position



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