Experience:
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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
4/25/2019
Job Category:
Transportation
Traffic Access Intern- Durango
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State of Colorado | Denver, CO
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Job Description

Department Information

This position is open to both Colorado resident and non-Colorado resident applicants.

This is a paid temporary part-time through full-time position with no benefits and will exist for 9 months or less, starting in Spring/Summer of 2019.

About CDOT

Are you looking for a challenge? Do you have a passion for helping people? Do you want to be part of a diverse team that is committed to making the transportation system in Colorado safe and efficient? Then, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is the place for you! CDOT is devoted to incorporating technology, providing equal employment opportunities, developing leaders, and improving systems in order to provide outstanding customer service. By saving lives and making lives better by providing freedom, connection, and experience through travel, CDOT is committed to becoming the number #1 Department of Transportation in the country. In working towards this goal, we believe every one of our employees plays a critical role. We invite you to be part of that success as an intern. CDOT's core values include safety, people, integrity, customer service, excellence and respect. Please visit https://www.codot.gov/ to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for the future!

The Colorado Department of Transportation is a 1.4 billion dollar a year business dedicated to provide the best multi-modal transportation system for Colorado that most effectively and safely moves people, goods, and information. Capital construction is typically about $600 million a year, or half of the total budget. CDOT, with more than 3,300 employees and scores of public and private partners throughout the state, is responsible for multi-modal engineering, planning, and roadway maintenance for a 9,146 mile highway system including 3,447 bridges which handles over 27 billion vehicle miles of travel. Although the Interstate system accounts for only about 10% (914 miles) of the total mileage in the state system, 40% of all travel takes place on our Interstate highways. In addition, CDOT's Aeronautics Division supports Colorado's general aviation community through distribution of entitlement funds, an aviation grant program, and long-range system planning in partnership with Colorado's general aviation airports. CDOT's Division of Transit and Rail is responsible for the planning, development, finance, operation, and integration of transit and rail services into Colorado's overall transportation system.

CDOT's core values of safety, people, integrity, customer service, excellence and respect make CDOT a great place to work, making Colorado a great place to live. We are striving to become the Best Department of Transportation in the Country.

Description of Job

The purpose of this full-time temporary internship is to provide meaningful professional experience in traffic access management to collegiate students, recent graduates, or Colorado Refugee Services Program participants) with proven academic performance and a strong desire to learn and contribute.

This internship is housed with the CDOT Region 5 Traffic Unit. We promote a culture of customer-focused continuous improvement, as reflected in CDOT's Core Values, including the value of Excellence: We are leaders and problem solvers, continuously improving our products and services in support of our commitment to provide the best transportation systems for Colorado.

Effective improvement occurs on a project-by-project basis, and we invite you to apply to become a traffic access intern, to gain experience in the all-important area of records management! Digitize documents, organize and file data, assist the Traffic unit with records management and archiving. This position will gain experience with ProjectWise, Salesforce and cloud-based project management software. This is an office position with limited fieldwork. You will also get to learn about the Traffic unit's functions and the permitting process for access, utilities, and special events.

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights

Qualified candidates must be either:

* Any college student enrolled in an accredited community college, college or university seeking an Associates, Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. degree.

OR

* A recent college graduate. Recently graduated means the individual should have attended an accredited college or university, and have graduated with an Associates, Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. degree within three calendar years.



OR

* A certified participant in the Colorado Refugee Services Program.



A copy of your transcripts -- listing your name, the school name, courses by term, and term GPA OR degree conferral and conferral date -- must be attached to this application. Unofficial copies are acceptable. Progress Reports/ Degree Audits will NOT be accepted in lieu of official and unofficial transcript.

The Exceptional Candidate will be an undergraduate or graduate college/university student, or recent graduate as defined above, interested in applying change management techniques in an organization and has proven accomplishments in the following:

* Completion of 3 years or more in an accredited university in a project management-related curriculum or a related discipline, including coursework in project management or similar courses. Suitable degrees programs may include (but are not limited to) project management; information technology (IT); information management; information systems management; management science; systems engineering; quality assurance; industrial engineering; statistics; mathematics; strategy management; or business management.
* Knowledge of, and experience with, project management technologies, such as the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK);


* Knowledge of, and experience with, change management and change leadership theory, technology and practices;


* Knowledge of, and experience with, Agile project management (such as the Scrum methodology);


* Knowledge and experience with documenting processes and operations.


* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Experience with databases and data management.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


* Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision.


* Experience with the Microsoft Office suite (including Visio), and Google mail ("Gmail") and related Google applications; experience with project management software is a plus.



Employment Screening

If an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with "Info Cubic".

Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, LLC, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com. Info Cubic is located at 116 Inverness Drive East, Englewood, CO 80112, and can be reached at 877.360.4636.

The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes: social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks. CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report.

Supplemental Information

Notifications: All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be via email. Include your current working email address on your application and check your email frequently as you could receive time sensitive correspondence regarding this position. We highly recommend that you set up your email to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "info@governmentjobs.com" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email.

Applicant Checklist: Only complete applications will be given consideration. Every effort must be made to submit transcripts. Where unusual circumstances prevent timely acquisition of transcripts, they must be submitted within five business days after initial submission. Immediately after you submit your application you should receive an email that confirms that you successfully submitted an application for this position. If you do not, try submitting again until you receive the confirmation email. Be sure to also check your junk folder for email communications from the State of Colorado's website.

To Apply on-line: Go to www.colorado.gov/cojobs and view the announcement under Department of Transportation.

Complete Applications must include the following documents:

1) A complete CDOT Application for Announced Vacancy (please submit online using the link in this announcement)

2) A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (must submit online as part of your application)

3) A copy of your most recent official or unofficial college/ university transcripts showing your grades, degree conferred (if applicable) and the name of your school, or your NACES accreditation.

4) A Cover Letter (please attach to your online application)

5) Detailed, Chronological Resume (please attach to your online application)

Only complete applications will be given consideration. Every effort must be made to submit transcripts with your application. Where unusual circumstances prevent timely acquisition of transcripts, they must be submitted within five business days of the application date via email to the HR Specialist listed.

Cover letter should explain your qualifications and interest in this position. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application, but may be used to supplement information to the application. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement will result in your application being rejected.

For more information contact:

Melanie Vigil melanie.vigil@state.co.us 303-757-9150

Former employees of the Colorado Department of Transportation System or any other State of Colorado Department or Agency, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application.

ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Melanie Vigil melanir.vigil@state.co.us or 303-757-9150 at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

CDOT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO A DIVERSE AND INCLUSIVE WORKFORCE.

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