VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG
Human Resources Department
101 Schaumburg Court
Schaumburg, IL 60193
The Village of Schaumburg is a thriving community of 75,936 residents located 12 miles west of O’Hare International Airport and approximately 26 miles northwest of the City of Chicago. The community is the base of the second largest concentration of retail, office and commercial activity in the state of Illinois. Of special distinction, the village was recently named one of the "Top Ten Best Places to Live" by Money Magazine, is ranked No. 5 overall in WalletHub's "Best Illinois Cities for Jobs" and, for the fifth year in a row, received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.
The village employs approximately 600 employees in a variety of departments within the organization, such as police, fire, public works, engineering, finance, human resources, cultural services, community development, information technology, and transportation. Our employees work to serve the residents and strive to make Schaumburg the best community it can be.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF:
Intern - Transportation - Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.
STARTING PAY RATE: $11.79 - $13.12 per hour based on a 35-hour work week.
WORK SCHEDULE: The position is for the summer months from the middle of May through the middle of August and is based on a 35-hour work week that generally consists of Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Flexibility in the scheduling is required to account for staffing at other various events over the summer including occasional weekend and evening events.
Please attach as part of your application all necessary documents verifying that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
This position assists the Transportation Department with essential functions such as traffic counts, traffic studies, and bicycle, pedestrian, and transit related work. Additional tasks include the responsibility of educating the community on bicycle and pedestrian safety, promoting the 95+ miles of bikeways, and evaluating the bikeways for maintenance and repairs.
To succeed in this role, applicants will need to effectively and clearly communicate to a full range of people, be capable of prioritizing multiple projects, organize time and resources effectively, have a willingness to learn, and be able to shift gears comfortably.
Candidates should be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and possess superior organization and writing skills. Ability to approach, speak directly to the public, and make presentations before diverse groups. Experience developing and making presentations to the public and village committees as assigned. The ability to ride a bicycle. Thorough knowledge of bicycle traffic laws. Ability to defuse possible volatile situations. Ability to communicate clearly, lead and develop public presentations, follow oral and written instructions effectively, and project a professional image. Ability to establish good working relationships and work in a team environment. Ability to operate computer equipment and software for data collection and maintaining databases. Direct experience with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Google Docs is desirable.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Part-Time employees are not eligible for benefits.
Candidate screening process may consist of an application review, skills testing, employability assessment, interviews, reference checks, and other job-related testing or verifications. Chosen candidates will be subject to a background and criminal history investigation, and qualifying pre-employment medical examination and drug screen.
THE VILLAGE OF SCHAUMBURG IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER