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College Intern - Transit Service Delivery

at Long Beach Transit

Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Status: Internship
Job Reference #: 1312

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    Long Beach Transit’s (LBT) College Internship Program is a year-round, paid internship program for undergraduate and graduate students. The Intern will gain real-world work experience on meaningful projects under the guidance of transportation professionals. The Intern will have the opportunity to use problem-solving, communication and decision-making skills to gain valuable experience. The Intern will also work with a mentor for assistance, along with working with various departments to enhance a career path.

    As an emerging professional, the Intern will be exposed to LBT’s career opportunities in the public transportation industry. The Intern will gain a deeper awareness of many facets of transportation through LBT’s orientation sessions, cross-departmental projects and teams, as well as internal networking.

    GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Executive Director/VP Transit Service Delivery & Planning with the guidance of the Transit Analyst—the Intern will directly assist the Transit Service Delivery Department, including monitoring, reviewing and reporting the performance and effectiveness of fixed route bus service and related support program.


    • Summarizes, analyzes, and interprets data received from transit service delivery including operator absenteeism, scheduled and unscheduled overtime for operators and staff personnel, accidents/incidents and other transit related issues
    • Ability to develop graphs, charts and technical drawings which demonstrates operational trends to include key performance indicators (KPIs) and other reports as needed
    • Audits, identifies and documents transportation problems and needs
    • Applies statistical methods to monitor the overall performance of Transit Service Delivery
    • Provides analytical support as required and perform other related departmental work
    • Other duties may be assigned


    The successful candidate will be a full-time college student maintaining a 2.7 or above GPA for undergraduate students and a 3.0 GPA or above for graduate students and currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program, majoring in Urban Planning, Transportation Engineering, Statistics or a related field. Candidate must demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills and be a self-starter who is able to work with limited supervision and has a strong desire to learn. Demonstrated leadership experience through school or extracurricular projects is a plus. Transcripts and class schedules will be requested. Excellent communication and organizational skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications - Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and access is highly desired.

    NORMAL HIRING RANGE: $15.00 to $17.00/hour depending on education level. Part-time internship available to full-time college students; approximately 20 hours per week not to exceed up to 1,000 hours within a fiscal year. This position does not offer benefits. Participation in the internship program is not an offer of regular full-time or part-time employment with LBT, and it does not guarantee future employment with LBT.


    Apply online at www.ridelbt.com/careers. Online applications must include past work history and be fully completed to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a complete online application.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Successful candidate must pass agency physical, drug and alcohol examinations.

    Long Beach Transit, 1963 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach, CA 90813

    Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States. Long Beach Transit does not sponsor H-1B or other related work visas.