Operations Executive Office Intern
Company: Sound Transit
Posted on: February 23, 2021
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accommodation by visiting the following page: Sound Transit has an
exciting paid virtual internship available for the summer of 2021!
This is a great opportunity for currently enrolled graduate
students who want to observe and participate in real world
application of their current field of study. This opportunity will
allow the intern to gain valuable experience within the Executive
Office division under our Operations department. Sound Transit's
Operations Department oversees modal services throughout the Puget
Sound region - Link, Sounder, ST Express, and Tacoma Link - and
encompasses a dynamic behind the scenes core infrastructure,
including facilities, customer service, asset management and public
safety. The Operations Intern will have an opportunity to be a part
of the management team that oversees our modal service, facilities,
and support services to learn how a large regional transit system
is managed. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following
duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all
duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a
representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities.
Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and
may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. A
graduate--student with the following:
- Independent self-starter and ability to work well in a
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to work graciously and effectively with the
- Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment on a multitude
- Understanding of urban planning concepts and transportation
policies and practices.
- Proficient use of Microsoft office products - Outlook, Word,
- Familiarity with SharePoint. Job Duties:
- Organizing and coordinating a variety of projects initiated in
Sound Transit's Operations Department.
- Assisting the Chief of Staff with administrative, research and
- Maintaining records and databases for a variety of
- Attending weekly manager and director meetings for project
- Preparing materials and attending meetings to support transit
initiatives. Potential Projects:
- Policy analysis of Operations plans and programs.
- Development of cross-departmental policies and procedures.
- Assist staff with performance measurement analysis and
development within Operations.
- Development of a partnership management program. MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be a current college student in
good academic standing, enrolled in an accredited four year
university, working towards a graduate degree in public
administration, urban design and planning, or equivalent degree.
Must have a strong interest in learning about and working in public
transit. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT:
- Work is performed in a standard office environment.
- Subject to standing, walking, bending, reaching, stooping, and
lifting of objects up to 25 pounds; may occasionally be exposed to
dangerous machinery when visiting job sites during construction and
when working in the field.
- The Agency promotes a safe and healthy work environment and
provides appropriate safety and equipment training for all
personnel as required. Sound Transit is an equal employment
opportunity employer. No person is unlawfully excluded from
employment action based on race, color, religion, national origin,
sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy),
age, genetic information, disability, veteran status or other
protected class. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected
Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not
discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or
applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or
disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or
applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation
information of other employees or applicants as a part of their
essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees
or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to
compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response
to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an
investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the
contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR
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