The Department of Ecology is Washington's environmental protection agency. Our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's land, air and water for current and future generations. We support environmental work throughout Washington. Nearly 70 percent of our budget is passed through to local communities to pay for projects that benefit the environment. We were founded in 1970 as the first agency in the nation dedicated to environmental protection.
The Department of Ecology has an exciting opportunity for someone starting their career in Human Resources who has a passion for finding creative solutions and working with multiple internal and external partners.
The successful candidate for the Human Resources Consultant 1 internship will be part of the training, diversity, and recruitment teams, and will be exposed to multiple HR disciplines. We are looking for a creative, collaborative problem solver who wants to learn and grow as part of a dynamic HR team. Join us as we work toward our vision of being recognized as the nation's leading environmental workforce.
As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.
This position will be based at our headquarters building in Lacey, Washington.
To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov and check us out on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or our blog.
This position contributes to meeting the mission of the agency and the Human Resources Office (HRO) by serving as a training and recruitment consultant providing entry level human resource training and recruitment services and performing administrative human resource functions related to such services in order to ensure excellent customer service levels within the training and recruitment units and the HR Program.
Some of the key activities of this position include:
This position offers flexible work hours. Our office hours are 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday. Work hours can be adjusted as needed, in consultation with this position’s supervisor.
This is a non-permanent position that is expected to end on September 30, 2019.
A Bachelor's degree with focus on business, human resources, social or organizational behavioral sciences, or related field.
Equivalent experience may include a combination of the following:
Email your resume, cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications for the position, and your responses to the below questions, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Place in the subject line ‘Human Resource Consultant 1 Internship’. If you have questions regarding this job announcement, please contact Lisa Knutson-Sealey at: 360-407-6020.
We are looking to hire as soon as possible, and the agency reserves the right to make an appointment at any time.