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Transportation Planning and Engineering Intern - City of Redmond ( Job # 14-0045)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $11.35 per hour
Maximum Salary: $19.75 per hour
Employment Type: Seasonal
Department: Planning & Community Development
Open until filled.
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, June 13th.

This Transportation Planning and Engineering Division intern will assist City of Redmond staff to plan and deliver multimodal transportation projects and programs in this growing community and regional jobs center. Major projects underway include the Overlake Village transit-oriented development, the arrival of East Link light rail, and the development of Downtown into a mixed use urban center. The intern will collect data on transportation facilities and conditions and enter them into databases, interpret data to create maps and reports, conduct research on transportation policy and related issues, and support departmental planning efforts.

Hours and Duration:

This is a seasonal position, beginning summer 2014.  This position will work 20 to 40 hours per week, as needed, and depending on qualifications and availability. Position is limited to 1040 hours per calendar year.


Must be a recent graduate or currently working toward a degree or certification in urban planning, engineering or a closely related field.

Knowledge of:

Basic understanding of urban planning and transportation planning and operations, including pedestrian, bicycle, automobile, and transit; transportation planning context in Redmond and Washington State.

Skill in:

Maintaining a high level of accuracy and quality control; demonstrating an interest and willingness to learn independently; use of computer software including Outlook, Word, Excel/Access and ArcGIS; data entry and analysis skills.

Ability to:

Collect, record, and maintain data; generate maps and conduct analyses in ArcGIS; prepare written reports; work independently and cooperatively with others; communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers. The ability to generate graphical products including presentations, diagrams, and maps is a plus.

Licenses and Requirements:

Valid Washington State driver's license by date of hire, and a driving record that meets City standards.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in an office and outdoor environment. Field conditions may include working in inclement weather. Some physical hazards exist in exposure to traffic, heavy equipment, noise and obstacles in the right-of-way.

City of Redmond Values:

Integrity:  We demonstrate sound, honest, truthful and consistent actions.

Accountability:  We take ownership of our actions and responsibilities.

Commitment to Service:  We are dedicated to seeking solutions for our community.

Selection Process:

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.

The City may review existing application pools to fill this position, or use this pool to fill future vacancies.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Background Authorization Form.


City Hall
15670 NE 85th Street
Redmond, WA 98052