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  • Asha Agrawal
    [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=15413 ] Company: San Mateo County Transit District Position: MANAGEMENT INTERN (2 Positions)
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 30, 2010
      [From http://www.transittalent.com/Job_Listing.cfm?JobID=15413 ]

      Company: San Mateo County Transit District
      Position: MANAGEMENT INTERN (2 Positions)
      Location: San Carlos, California
      Salary: Paid Intern
      Job ID: 15413
      Website: http://www.smctd.com

      MANAGEMENT INTERN (2 Positions)
      $18.12 - $28.12 per hour ($37,674 - $58,489 estimated annual)

      The San Mateo County Transit District serves nearly 100,000 customers each
      weekday on its SamTrans buses, Redi-Wheel paratransit vehicles, Caltrain
      commuter rail cars and shuttles, as well as a robust capital program. The
      Transit District, which is in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area,
      also is the managing agency for the San Mateo County Transportation
      Authority. Staff enjoys a dynamic organization that fosters personal
      development and professional advancement of its staff. The Transit
      District’s core values include integrity, customer focus, respect,
      quality, teamwork, leadership and accountability. Excellent benefits are

      This position is designed for two candidates working together in the
      Office of Public Affairs and the Budgets and Grants Department. Each
      candidate will be placed with one of the departments for a period of one
      year. They will then rotate, switching places for their second year in the
      program. Emphasis will be placed on cross-functional projects, including
      making presentations to senior management and participating in meetings
      and other collaborative efforts with partner transit agencies throughout
      the Bay Area. A mentor will be assigned to each intern to facilitate
      learning about the agency and the public transportation industry.

      Within the Office of Public Affairs, the Intern will assist with outreach
      to the general public, decision makers, opinion leaders and community
      partners; will develop and maintain contact databases; assist with new
      web-based communication tools, which may include social networking
      platforms; write for the Agency newsletter; receive certification and
      participate in the Operation Lifesaver community presentations on rail
      safety; receive certification in the Roadway Worker Protection program;
      and assist with legislative research.

      While working on Capital Programs in the Budgets and Grants program, the
      Intern will assist with the preparation of fund programming, grant
      applications and allocation requests; assist with the monitoring of grant
      expenditures; provide analytical research on new funding opportunities and
      existing grant-funded projects; assist with the development of the capital
      improvement program; assist in the preparation and monitoring of the TA
      budget; work with the Senior Budget Analyst and Manager, Budgets to
      establish procedures for the TA budget; act as liaison between Planning,
      Engineering & Construction and Budgets; assist in the development of a
      grants compliance program; and coordinate the implementation of process
      improvements within the Budgets and Grants department.

      QUALIFICATIONS: Must have received a graduate degree no more than two
      years prior to May, 2010 in public administration, public policy, urban or
      regional planning, business administration or a closely related field.
      Must have excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and
      problem-solving skills. Must possess a valid California driver's license
      with a safe driving record. Experience preparing professional grant
      applications and quantitative analysis reports is a plus. Proficiency with
      Microsoft Office Suite is desired. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is
      a plus. This is a temporary & grant funded position; that is limited to
      two years.

      The deadline to apply for this position is 4:30 P.M. on Friday, September
      10, 2010.. Please visit our website at http://www.smctd.com/, and follow
      the related application instructions.

      The San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans) is an Affirmative
      Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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