Description PART-TIME INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY INTERN 2 TRANSPORTATION AND TRAFFIC DIVISION Submittal of a current (issued within the last 30 days) California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Driving Record is required at time of application. You can obtain a copy of your driving record online at the DMV website at http://www.dmv.ca.gov. Note Casual non-benefited employees are limited to working no more than twenty-five (25) hours per week and no more than 900 hours in a fiscal year (July 1-June 30). A paid intern position is available with the Division of Transportation and Traffic. The position is an excellent part-time opportunity for a College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student wishing to obtain work experience in the Transportation and Traffic Engineering field. This internship will involve both field and office work. Enrichment Opportunities Learn theory, timing, operation and maintenance of traffic signals, and their communication systems. Learn and work with the City's Traffic Management Systems, MaxTime, Cameleon and Velocity, and assist with field implementation with various ITS devices. Work on various traffic signal projects, including design, operations and construction inspection. Essential Job Functions Collects traffic data, traffic counts, and performs field observations. Analyzes the data collected and prepares reports summarizing the findings. Works effectively with City staff, consultants, administrators, other governmental agencies, and the general public; the candidate is expected to conduct him/herself in a highly professional manner at all times while representing the City. Conducts and processes Engineering and Traffic surveys (E&TS). Receives, investigates and responds to requests or complaints from the public regarding traffic controls; prepares reports and recommendations. Performs traffic control devices warrant studies, such as traffic signal and stop/yield sign warrants. Assists City staff with Transportation Planning and Land Development related assignments such as neighborhood traffic studies. Prepares and reviews various signing/striping plans, traffic signal and construction plans, and Temporary Traffic Control plans. Assists City staff with other duties as desired, including some administrative tasks as needed. Hours: Hours are flexible; a minimum of 20 hours per week is highly desired with a maximum of 25 hours per week. The selected candidate for this position will work under the supervision of a higher-level supervisor on weekdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. but some early morning, evening and weekend work may be required. WORKING CONDITIONS Position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, and turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine motor coordination when using a computer keyboard. Near vision is required when reading plans, written reports and other documents, and far vision is required when performing field work. The need to lift, carry and push tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds is also required. The job duties may expose the employee to the outdoors, which may include exposure to fumes, dust, allergens, and air contaminants. The nature of the work may also require the incumbent to work in construction zones and heavy traffic conditions. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodation. Minimum Qualifications Education: College Junior, Senior or Graduate Student having completed at least one course in Traffic Engineering and/or Transportation Planning or related field. Positive work attitude, reliable and responsible. Ability to write and communicate concisely and effectively. Proficient computer skills with basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Access. Advanced computer skills may include (not required) ArcView GIS, AutoCAD and Synchro. Good organizational skills, detail-oriented and good data keeper. Interest in Traffic and Transportation Engineering and willingness to learn. Willingness to travel to various sites within the City utilizing City of Sunnyvale Vehicle. License/Certificates: Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California class C driver's license and a safe driving record. Submittal of a copy of your California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) record printout is required for this position. Your DMV printout must be current, dated within 30 days of your application. California DMV driver record printouts may be obtained online at: Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Driver Record. Application and Selection Process If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your online City of Sunnyvale employment application, responses to the supplemental questions, a resume, and a current California DMV Drivers Report to the Department of Human Resources. California DMV driver record printouts may be obtained online at www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/online/dr/welcome. City application forms, completed in full, are required, as a resume and current DMV report. Candidates are asked to fully describe any training, education, experience and/or skills relevant to this position. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the application, please do not indicate "see resume". Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page; go to Sunnyvale.ca.gov, Search: Jobs or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94088. SELECTION PROCESS Applications will be competitively screened based on the minimum qualifications of this position. Based upon a review of the application materials, the most qualified candidate applications will be forwarded to the hiring department for review. Application materials will be evaluated for job-related skills, experience and education. Individuals with the best match to the position will be invited to participate in an interview. This job posting may close without notice. Any candidate selected by the hiring department will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment process, which may consist of a background history check as well as a medical exam(s) administered by a City-selected physician(s) before hire. Prior to starting work, all newly-hired employees will be fingerprinted to check conviction history. A conviction history will not necessarily disqualify an applicant from appointment; however, failure to disclose conviction history will result in refusal of employment or termination. Positions which are covered by the Department of Transportation regulations are required to submit to a pre-employment drug test and to random drug and alcohol testing. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For more information relating to the application process contact Faye Brand, Human Resources Technician at (408) 730-3015 or email: email@example.com. For information regarding the specifics of the position (work hours, etc.) contact Lillian Tsang, at (408) 730- or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract. The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), religious creed, color, sex (includes gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, family relationship, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application.