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Paid internship - San Francisco - SFPark

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  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal
    ... From: Planning Jobs | Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley Date: Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 9:33 PM Subject:
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      Berkeley <webmaster@...>
      Date: Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 9:33 PM
      Subject: Planning Jobs - Department of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley

      SFpark internship

      Posted: 03 Jun 2012 08:43 PM PDT

      Overview The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has
      launched SFpark, a new brand for parking management in San Francisco.
      Under the SFpark umbrella, the SFMTA is creating a coherent set of
      parking policies, goals, plans, and programs that are consistent with
      the agency\'s overall policy goals for managing transportation in San
      Francisco. More information about SFpark can be found at sfpark.org.
      SFpark is currently looking to fill an internship position in a
      fast-paced, supportive environment designed to encourage professional
      development. Our interns are challenged by difficult projects -- we
      have a lot of work to do and they are asked and welcomed to contribute
      as much as they are able. We require a strong work ethic, initiative,
      and good organizational abilities, as the work often involves
      operating independently and taking the lead on assignments. Current
      responsibilities involve creating and modifying maps, assisting with
      community outreach, performing design work for materials, collecting
      and analyzing data, and creating reports to help shape policy. The
      initial period of this contract will be for three months, and SFMTA
      has the option to extend. The selected candidate will work full-time
      at the SFMTA offices at One South Van Ness, and will be a valued
      member of the team responsible for implementing SFpark and related
      parking policies. SFpark is looking for applicants with strong
      analytical, interpersonal, writing, and communications skills.
      Applicants must be skilled with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint,
      and have at least basic GIS skills. More advanced GIS skills are
      desirable. This is a hands-on role in a challenging environment. It is
      also a unique opportunity to participate in the implementation and
      evaluation of high-profile changes to parking management.
      Responsibilities The internship will, at a minimum, involve the
      following tasks: •Support projects related to the implementation of
      SFpark and other supporting parking projects. •Assist with data
      collection. •Assist with evaluation of the SFpark pilot projects.
      •Support SFpark while conducting outreach with other departments
      within the City and other stakeholders, including neighborhoods,
      businesses, and other groups or members of the public. Qualifications
      While people from all professions and backgrounds are encouraged to
      apply, some qualifications are required while others are desirable.
      Required •Three years of full-time work experience •Excellent
      communication and interpersonal skills •Strong writing, analytical,
      and presentation skills •Extreme attention to detail •Demonstrated
      initiative and willingness to take on any task, however challenging or
      mundane •Ability to work successfully in a diverse team •Ability
      to work quickly under high pressure, aggressive schedules, and strict
      deadlines •Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and
      PowerPoint •Basic proficiency with GIS •BA or BS Desirable
      •Adept with GIS •Formal experience with performance measurement
      and evaluation •Previous experience successfully navigating a
      complex bureaucratic environment •Previous experience with rigorous
      quantitative or financial analysis Compensation •The typical work
      week will be 40-50 hours, Monday through Friday, with some weekend
      work (for data collection). •Compensation will be $25/Hr •Position
      is an internship that will last for three months, with possibility to
      extend to six months.

      TO APPLY: Please follow the link below which will take you to the
      Serco NA website where you can apply for the position and attach the
      following: http://jobs.serco-na.com/california/business-systems/jobid2398775-sfpark-internship-jobs
      •Resume •Cover letter (no more than 1 page) •Three references
      (with phone number and email) •Brief writing sample (less than 5
      pages, can be a portion of a larger work) as Word or PDF document Due
      to the high volume of applications, please DO NOT direct contact SFMTA
      SFpark staff.

      Firm Name: SFMTA - SFpark

      Location: San Francisco

      Payment: Paid Contact: Serco

      Email: arian.collen@... Phone:

      Posted: Jun 3, 2012

      Category: Transportation

      Start Date: 1969-12-31
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