[geogu-l] sustainability internship--Olypia
rroth at u.washington.edu
Tue Jun 16 12:59:59 PDT 2009
Posted on Craig's List (application due June 23):
Sustainability Intern (Olympia)
Reply to: see below
Date: 2009-06-16, 11:42AM PDT
Gain career credentials with this excellent opportunity to supplement
current or recent
environmental or sustainability studies!
Intercity Transit is the municipal agency that provides public
transportation for people who live and work in Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater, and
Yelm, an area of approximately 94 square miles. We operate bus routes,
door-to-door service for people with disabilities, a vanpool program,
specialized van programs, and are active in community partnerships.
Intercity Transit's mission is to provide and promote transportation choices
that support an accessible, sustainable, livable, and prosperous community.
Please visit our website at www.intercitytransit.com for more information.
Intercity Transit is currently seeking a Sustainability Intern. The Intern
will support the objectives and further the mission of the Intercity Transit
Sustainability Program. The Intern will work under the direction of the
Director of Maintenance and the General Manager, and will also receive
direction from and work with other agency staff including the Director of
Operations and the Facilities Manager. This is a non-permanent internship
position expected to last for three (3) months, 40 hours/week. Hiring wage
is $17.50/hour, and internship is not eligible for employee benefits.
Internship is expected to begin in early July.
Internship RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES include assisting Intercity Transit staff
. Documenting existing Sustainability measures and recent actions and
assessing their effectiveness.
. Developing and documenting a baseline inventory of Intercity Transit's
greenhouse gas emissions, water and energy usage, and waste production, as
well as researching potential programs and policies to reduce such.
. Developing and documenting a baseline inventory of energy usage and
greenhouse gas production resulting from employees commuting to and from
. Analyzing the American Public Transportation Association's Sustainability
initiative and determining the level of commitment appropriate for Intercity
. Revising Intercity Transit's Sustainability policy as needed.
. Current education that includes studies in environmental issues,
sustainability, or public administration preferred.
. Strong writing, research, and communication skills as demonstrated through
. Willingness to learn about the principles of sustainability and
. Interest in energy technologies, renewable energy, and conservation
. Must be willing to submit to a post-job-offer employment-related physical
examination, the results of which must meet the agency's hiring criteria.
This exam is paid for by Intercity Transit.
Electronic application preferred; apply online at www.intercitytransit.com.
A complete application packet will consist of:
. Intercity Transit Employment Application,
. letter of interest, and
Application packets can also be obtained by jobline 360-705-5803, or pick up
at 526 Pattison SE, Olympia WA 98507.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKETS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Intercity Transit's
preferred method of communication is via email, so accurate and active email
addresses are essential. Applicants having no email address will be
contacted via phone and/or U.S mail.
Completed applications must be received by: Tuesday, June 23, 2009, 4:00pm.
Intercity Transit is an equal employment opportunity employer and strives to
provide a culturally diverse workforce. We also take pride in being a drug
free workplace, and we conduct employment screening and regular employment
matters in accordance with the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).
* Location: Olympia
* Compensation: $17.50/hour
* This is an internship job
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