3.3 Hiring Policy and Procedures (Policy #35)
It is the policy of Council to always hire the most competent and qualified candidates available for a position. Accordingly, where there is a vacancy, an open competition is held combining both internal and external candidates. The employer recognizes the value of a planned approach to recruitment and selection whereby vacant or new positions are filled by the most competent and qualified candidates possible. The Policy and Procedures document (PDF format) outlines the recruitment and selection process.
This role is offered as part of the Clean Leaders Science Horizons Internship program
The Planning & Sustainability Intern will provide support to the Director of Planning and the Sustainability Planner in implementing the Town of Bridgewater’s “Energize Bridgewater,” program, an ambitious new community strategy dedicated to energy efficiency, renewable energy, and capacity building. Informed by the Integrated Community Sustainability Plan, the Municipal Climate Change Action Plan, and the Community Energy Investment Plan, the Intern will work at the forefront of municipal climate and sustainability efforts. The position will also be involved in several other related Planning Department initiatives.
The Intern’s activities will increase program capacity by providing project management, research, policy development, event planning, communications, and community engagement and consultation. The successful candidate will have a background in, and aspirations toward, professional planning or community development work, with a demonstrated interested in the environment or sustainability. As this position will involve complex projects with several active dimensions, they will have strong project management, time management, and communication skills.
Eligibility Requirements for funding program:
Position Status:12 month term position
Hours: Full-time [35 hours per week]
Wage: $20.60 per hour
View the full job description pdf here (539 KB) .
Interested applicants must apply to be an intern through the Clean Foundation's website.
While we appreciate your interest in working for the Town of Bridgewater, only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.