Job Title: Intern – Sustainability
Opening Date/Time: Mon. 08/30/21 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Job Type: Intern
Location: Main Office, 900 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1500, Los Angeles, CA 90017, California
Department: Office of the CSO
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SUMMARY Benefits Supplemental Questions
The Metrolink Internship program is a unique opportunity for current college students to gain real world experience, work with industry leaders and exercise practical application of academic studies within a department of interest.
Our interns work closely with our team members to develop innovative solutions that help us deliver a better services for our customers. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, hard-working and creative. They will demonstrate a professional demeanor, work well with others and have strong written and verbal communications skills.
This position will be limited to working no more than 19 hours each workweek. Hours may increase for short periods of time but may not exceed 40 hours in a work week and any hours that exceed the 19 hours must be approved in advance. The internship may continue as long as total hours worked each fiscal year (July 1 – June 30) does not exceed 1,000 hours.
TO APPLY: This is a continuous recruitment with the first review of applications beginning September 13, 2021. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.
This job description is not part of a job series.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED
Receives supervision from departmental management/supervisory level roles.
No formal supervisory responsibilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties listed below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of responsibilities:
May perform a variety of administrative support duties such as conducting research, gathering data, preparing spreadsheets, and other similar functions.
Uses a computer to perform job related tasks, input and maintain records, and/or conduct research as needed.
Prepares written communications.
Evaluates programs and processes to recommend improvements.
Provides assistance on special projects.
Performs other duties as required.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Education and Experience
Metrolink Sustainability internship candidates must be currently enrolled in a college, university, educational institution, vocational school or program in the environmental, energy, sustainability or other related technical field.
Demonstrate a commitment to public service and our shared values.
Must be at least 16 years of age.
Transition between a stationary position at a desk or work location and move about Metrolink facilities or other work site locations.
Operate tools to perform the duties of the position; such as computers, office equipment and work-related machinery.
Transport equipment or boxes up to 25lbs.
Exchange ideas by means of communication.
Visual acuity to detect, identify and observe employees or train movement and any barriers to movement when working on or near railroad tracks.
Hear and perceive the nature of sounds when working on or near railroad tracks.
Balance, ascend/descend, climb, kneel, stoop, bend, crouch or crawl within assigned working conditions and or locations.
Position requires work in a normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, or temperature. Work may also be conducted in outdoor environments, at construction sites, Railroad Track and Right-of-Way environments, and warehouse environments, with possible exposure to individuals who are hostile or irate, moving mechanical parts, and loud noises (85+ decibels, such as heavy trucks, construction, etc.)
Following a review of resumes and/or applications, the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. Eligible applicants will be notified of the exact time and place of assessments and interview. Candidates will be interviewed to determine their relative knowledge, skills and ability in job related areas. Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a reference check, including degree verification and criminal records check provided through SCRRA.
Internal Candidates: Employees with active discipline as defined in the HR Policy No. 5.3 Positive Discipline Program and/or with performance that does not meet the standard for "meets expectations" as defined in the Performance Planning and Appraisal Process may be precluded from consideration and placement in the position.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the SCRRA will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
The SCRRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/ADA