Long Beach Transit

Service Planning- Intern

Service Development/ Planning - Intern


Thank you for your interest in working for Long Beach Transit. As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, we regret to inform you that all LBT job applications must be submitted online. We are taking this step out of an abundance of caution.


Thank you for your understanding.


NOTE: COVID-19 Vaccine Required for all new hires.


OVERVIEW: Long Beach Transit’s (LBT) College Internship Program is a year-round, paid internship program for undergraduate and graduate students. The Intern will gain real-world work experience on meaningful projects under the guidance of transportation professionals. 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 a career path.


As an emerging professional, the Intern will be exposed to LBT’s career opportunities in the public transportation industry. The Intern will gain a deeper awareness of many facets of transportation through LBT’s orientation sessions, cross-departmental projects and teams, as well as internal networking.


GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Executive Director/VP, Transit Service Delivery and Planning, as well as the guidance of the Manager, the Service Planning  Intern will be assisting in maintaining transit operations and ridership associated databases, providing field analysis of service issues, and collecting and analyzing operation data to provide effective and efficient performance measurements and transit planning solutions associated with the operation of LBT’s fixed-route bus service.



  • 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 ansd data summaries of transit operations performance improvement measures using Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and other related data sources such as TransSmart program, 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



The successful candidate will be a full-time college student maintaining a 3.0 or above GPA for undergraduate students and a 3.25 GPA or above for graduate students and currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program, majoring in Urban Planning, Engineering, Geography or a related field. Candidate must be detailed oriented and experienced in quantitative data analysis; possess good communication and organizational skills; proficient in ArcGIS, TransCAD and Microsoft Office applications, such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.


NORMAL HIRING RANGE: $17.00 to $20.00/hour depending on education level. Part-time internship is available as a hybrid work schedule to full-time college students; approximately 20 hours per week not to exceed up to 1,000 hours within a fiscal year. 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.



Apply online at www.ridelbt.com/careers. 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.


Upon Request, a Driving Record printout is required with application (must be current within the 30 days of the printout).



Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States. Long Beach Transit does not sponsor H-1B or other related work visas. COVID-19 Vaccine Required.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Successful candidate must pass agency physical, drug and alcohol examinations.

Long Beach Transit, 1963 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach, CA 90813


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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