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INTERN, SERVICE PLANNING


Title Description: INTERN, SERVICE PLANNING
Date Posted: 1/9/2019
Deadline: UNTIL FILLED
Job Number: INTERN-PLANNING-19
Branch:
Hours: TBD, based on availiability
Union Status:

WORK OBJECTIVE:

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is a public transportation organization serving Erie and Niagara counties. The NFTA owns and operates the Metro Bus and Rail system, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, and the Niagara Falls International Airport. NFTA-Metro employs over 1,500 people; our workforce includes bus and rail operators, mechanics, law enforcement, firefighters, medical, support, administrative and managerial employees. Service Planning Intern Description: NFTA-Metro seeks a highly organized, independent and motivated intern for the Service Planning Department. The position will be responsible for assisting on a range of initiatives including but not limited to LRT Expansion EIS, TOD, corridor studies, service guidelines, community outreach and engagement, route analysis, and best practice research.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Under the direction of the Planning Project Manager, the selected intern will assist with various Metro related projects such as project research and management; data collection and analysis, production of documents for internal and public consumption, and attendance at meetings. Tasks may include technical research and writing; editing and document formatting; presentation development and delivery; field data collection; mapping and graphic production.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Internship Dates: Spring 2019 - 1/28/19 to 5/10/18 & Summer 5/28/19 to 8/16/19 Compensation: College Credit only (Student is eligible for 3-5 credit hours) Hours: 12-24 per week Days: TBD

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong aptitude to multi-task, self-motivate, organize, prioritize, and complete assignments as assigned. Motivated to build skills related to transportation planning. Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office and GIS. Graduate student preferred.

NOTE:

To Apply: Send the following to: Rachel Maloney, Planning Project Manager, Service Planning NFTA-Metro - 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 or email to: Rachel_Maloney@nfta.com ▪ Resume with cover letter including related experience and work availability M-F ▪ Please provide, at a minimum two academic/professional references (Name, email and/or phone number) ▪ Completed employment application available at www.nfta.com

OTHER:

The NFTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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