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Transit Planning Intern

Company: City of Lawrence
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary
The City of Lawrence, KS is seeking to fill the position of Transit Planning Intern. This position is a part-time position (30 hours maximum per week) through December 31, 2022.
Job Responsibilities
100.00% - The Transit Planning Intern will assist Lawrence Transit staff with a variety of duties that will involve graphic design, GIS mapping work, conducting public outreach, recording and drafting official meeting notes, assisting with meeting setup and preparation, formatting documents, reviewing and editing content, writing sections of reports, gathering and organizing data, participating in meetings, interacting with other local and state government officials, and experiencing a wide range of activities performed by Lawrence Transit staff. The intern will assist in the evaluation of the planning, operations, and evaluation of public transit services and bus stop amenities. This kind of work benefits from a person who has the ability to think analytically, visually, and spatially; and it requires an affinity for attention to detail as well as excellent computer skills including competence with mapping and design software. This position is designed to develop the leadership and technical skills of the intern while providing the City with highly capable staff support. Additional information regarding Lawrence Transit is available online at http://www.lawrencetransit.org.
Qualifications
Qualifications - This intern is preferred to be a current student from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, public administration, geography, environmental studies, graphic design, communications or a related field. This intern needs to have a willingness to learn transportation and transit planning principles. The intern should also have strong computer proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications and have experience with Adobe Creative Cloud 2020 and ArcGIS/ArcGIS Pro. This intern will need strong writing and editing skills with a high attention to detail. The candidate must possess a valid driver's license. The successful candidate must also pass a background check.
Application Special Instructions
Application Note: Please include a resume and cover letter with your application in full consideration for the position.

Keywords: City of Lawrence, Lawrence , Transit Planning Intern, Other , Lawrence, Kansas

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