Long Beach Transit

  • College Intern - Service Planning

    ID
    2018-1252
    Category
    Service Development/ Planning - Intern
  • Overview

    OVERVIEW:

     

    Long Beach Transit’s (LBT) Student Internship Program offers career-minded college/university students the opportunity to gain hands-on experience. The Intern will have the opportunity to use problem-solving, communication and decision-making skills to gain valuable experience. The Intern will also work with a mentor for assistance along with working with various departments to enhance their career path.

     

    The Intern will be exposed to LBT’s career opportunities in the transportation industry. The Intern will gain deeper awareness of many facets of transportation through LBT’s orientation, cross-divisional projects and teams, as well as internal networking.

     

    Normal Hiring Range: $15.00 to $17.00/hour depending on education level. Part-time employment is approximately 20 hours per week not to exceed 1,000 hours within a continuous 12-month period. This position does not offer benefits.

    Participation in the Internship Program is not an offer of regular full-time or part-time employment with LBT and it does not guarantee future employment with LBT.

    Responsibilities

    • Applies Geographic Information System (GIS) and traffic engineering techniques to develop internal and external reports and data formatting relating to transit operations characteristics
    • Assists in the preparation of mapping and data summaries of transit operations performance improvement measures using Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and other related data sources such as TranSmart information system, fare collection and automated passenger counting system
    • Applies statistical methods and relational database programs analysis related to service planning activities
    • Conducts technical research as required and performs other related departmental work
    • Other duties may be assigned

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Qualifications

     

    The successful candidate will be a full-time student maintaining a 2.7 or above GPA at the undergraduate level or maintaining a minimum 3.0 GPA at the graduate level pursuing a Bachelor of Arts/Science or Master of Arts/Science in Urban Planning, Geography or related field. Candidate must be detail oriented and experienced in quantitative data analysis. Familiarity with Microsoft office suite and Adobe suite preferred. Excellent written, oral and presentation skills required.

     

    Application

    Apply online at www.lbtransit.com/jobs.   Online applications must include past work history and be fully completed to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application.

    Successful candidate must pass company physical, drug and alcohol test.

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Long Beach Transit 1963 E. Anaheim Street, Long Beach, California  90813

    Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States. Long Beach Transit does not sponsor H1-B or other related work visas.

     

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    This job description is not intended to be a complete listing of all the job duties required of this position, but to provide information on the general scope of the position.

     

     

     

     

     

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