We are a well-recognized and high-performing public agency (North America’s Best Public Transportation System in 2007) providing public transportation to the greater Cleveland area. We are proud to be one of northeast Ohio’s major employers with over 2,300 employees. The GCRTA service area is 460 square miles. We serve approximately 200,000 customers on a typical weekday, or about 50 million rides annually, through a variety of modes (Bus, BRT, Paratransit, Light, and Heavy Rail). Our mission is to provide safe, reliable, clean, and courteous public transportation.
Brief Posting Description
The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is seeking a Planning Intern to assist the Programming & Planning Department. This is a temporary summer intern position. The position requires a great deal of fieldwork and database documentation of data collected.
Duties: This position will assist on a variety of Planning and Programming projects, not limited to analyzing transportation alternatives, assisting in property and real estate needs, and promotion of existing public art. This job will be a combination of fieldwork and desk work, requiring the individual to be a self-starter. Additional duties will be assigned throughout at the discretion of the Director of Programming and Planning. The creation of a catalog of GCRTA’s Public Art collection is a potential project for this position. This project would entail a creative use of software and field identification work of art throughout the system. Additional projects include analysis of transit priority corridors, work on the RedLine Greenway project, research on autonomous vehicles, and First and Last Mile Analysis along with other GCRTA projects.
Minimum Requirements: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree. A degree is preferred in Geography, Urban Planning, Public Administration, or Engineering with a concentration in Geographic Information Systems. Prior experience with Adobe Creative Suite and AutoCAD is a plus. Applicants must have 1 previous verifiable internship experience, be able to interact with customers and external stakeholders, and have an interest in public transit.
Physical Demands: While performing duties, the employee will regularly be out in the field collecting data.
Applications resume and transcripts shall be online by visiting our website www.riderta.com/careers.
All communications regarding your application will be sent through the I-Recruitment site, you will receive an email from “Oracle Administrator (OR15)” firstname.lastname@example.org to let you know there has been a change to the status of your application or that you have received a communication regarding your application.
To check the status of your application: Log into the GCRTA I-Recruitment site, look under the “Status” column. To check your communications: Log into the GCRTA I-Recruitment site, click on the icon below “Application Details” of the job posting, click on the “Communications” tab to view communications.
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