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Baker River Visitor Center Internship

Puget Sound Energy

Puget Sound Energy

Concrete, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE's Generation & Natural Gas Storage team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Baker River Visitor Center Internship position!

Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

Puget Sound Energy is looking to hire two interns to support our Baker River Club House Visitors Center.

This is a unique opportunity to support the Baker River Hydroelectric Project. The Baker River Hydro-Electric Project in the North Cascade Mountains of Washington is the largest of Puget Sound Energy’s hydropower facilities. The Baker River project consists of two dams: Upper Baker Dam and Lower Baker Dam, each with its own powerhouse. The project also contains extensive facilities to move salmon and other fish around the dams to aid spawning. In addition, the project provides public access for boating and fishing, camping, hiking, and other recreational opportunities

Job Responsibilities

This summer internship will welcome visitors and set the tone for the visitor experience with an emphasis on education and safety. The intern will provide tours, presentations and implement/interpret facility educational materials and exhibits. There will be opportunities to learn Puget Sound Energy’s history and deliver authentic and consistent information relative to PSE history and role in the community. There will also be opportunities to host special visitors and public officials when required. The ideal candidate will conduct outreach to targeted audiences including education organizations, in promoting/sustaining facility visitations, as well as coordinating with other PSE departments, and with corporate programs/initiatives.

Become a PSE Intern and gain the real-world experience you need to compete in today’s job market. You will gain the opportunity to enhance your technical and communication skills, while learning the essential inner-workings of PSE’s utility environment. Start building your future today with practical knowledge that will complement the achievements you made while in school. The internship is an excellent opportunity to play an integral role within PSE to help serve customers, neighboring communities, and the environment. PSE provides a work culture where all employees are valued, respected, and given the opportunity to achieve maximum performance. Gain the energy to do great things through a career with Puget Sound Energy!

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated in the following areas of study: History, Museum Studies, Parks and Recreation Management or a related area of study
  • Comfortable presenting a variety of materials to new audiences and possess excellent communication skills
  • Experience interacting with the public
  • Good academic standing
  • Strong work ethic, initiative, and motivation
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Interested in the energy and/or utility field

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to learn unfamiliar content in a specific timeframe.
  • Prior tour, museum or visitor center experience

Additional Information

The anticipated timeframe for this internship is Monday, April 29th 2024, to Sunday, September 29th, 2024.

The pay range for this position is $25,200.00 - $69,400.00. This position is not benefits eligible.

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.