DC Internship Alert: DDOT – Summer Internships, apply by May 2nd

The District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) Research Program and the Howard University Transportation Research Center (HUTRC) are pleased to announce the 2014 Research Internship Summer Program. The program is open tofull-time undergraduate or graduate students in good academic standing. The summer internship program is scheduled to run for at least 10 weeks, from Monday, June 2 to Friday, August 8, 2014

The internships will be located at DDOT Headquarters (55 M Street SE, Washington, DC 20003), unless otherwise noted in the position description. These are hourly, paid positions with a maximum of 40 hours a week with no paid holidays, no sick leave and no overtime. All students are required to have basic computer skills (basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word). 

To apply: Please email your resume and a copy of your most recent transcript to HUTRC@Howard.edu
Your resume must identify the position(s) you are applying for and include your current GPA. (There is a minimum 2.5 GPA for undergraduates). Applications are due by May 2, 2014. 

2014 Projects: 

  1. ADA Data Collection Software Evaluation
  2. Refinement of Truck-Trip Generation Element of Initial DDOT Freight Model
  3. Investigating and Identifying Strategies and Approaches for Quality Assurance and Control of DDOT’s Asset Inventory
  4. Standard Procedures for Coordination with Large Scale Development
  5. Red Top Meter Program Implementation
  6. Installed Sign Inventory Management [2 positions]
  7. Red Light Camera Evaluation
  8. Library Intern
  9. Business Administration Intern in the Business Opportunity and Workforce Development Center

More details on the positions are in the position descriptions available at www.hutrc.howard.edu/

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and Howard University is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its projects, programs, activities, and services on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and other related statutes.

In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code sec. 2-1401.01 et seq. (Act), the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in a violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.”

If you need special accommodations or language assistance services (translation or interpretation) please contact Lisa Gregory at 202-671-2628 or Lisa.Gregory@dc.gov. These services will be provided free of charge.

DC Job Alert! Bicycle Specialist at DDOT

The District Department of Transportation is hiring for a Bicycle Specialist. The specialist will work in the Active Transportation Branch to advance bicycle and pedestrian programs throughout the DC. The position includes assisting with management of the Capital Bikeshare program, along with the planning, design, and implementation of bicycle transportation facilities. The specialist will develop budgets, procure goods and services, and manage contracts for the District’s bicycle programs.

To apply visit: https://erecruit.dc.gov/psp/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE

DC Job Alert: Program Analyst at DDOT

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) presently has an opening for a Program Analyst in the Progressive Transportation Services Administration. The program analyst for this position will be supporting PTSA  with oversight functions over WMATA services in the District, as well as, supporting with the expansion and operations coordination for the DC Circulator.

DDOT manages and maintains the transportation infrastructure of Washington DC. The agency is a leader nationally in promoting alternative transportation and has made significant investments in programs like Capital Bikeshare, the DC Circulator and DC Streetcar. The mission of PTSA is to provide the public with efficient, affordable and diverse means of travel within the District of Columbia by providing funding, policy recommendations, and coordination services to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).

To apply, please visit the job positing at: https://erecruit.dc.gov/psp/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=21866&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

DC Job Alert: 2 Job Openings at DDOT

180px-DDOTThe District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has two open positions in its Policy, Planning & Sustainability Administration. Both are open until 3/8 with a first read date of 3/1 and neither is an entry-level position.

While these positions are both posted online at the District of Columbia’s HR portal, copied below is some additional information on the positions:

  • posting 20676 (link) is for the Strategic Planning Branch and will be the Southern Area planner, including Ward 8 and parts of Ward 7, the Southwest Waterfront and Navy Yard areas. This is an exciting area of the District, with a lot of challenges in the years ahead. We’re looking for a motivated planner who can successfully engage with the community on multi-modal planning projects.
  • posting 21749 (link) is for the Project Review Branch, and we are looking for a technically-minded planner who understands traffic analysis, has experience with NEPA, and ideally some modeling.

Potential applicants can direct any questions to Sam Zimbabwe (sam.zimbabwe@dc.gov), Associate Director for the Policy, Planning, and Sustainability Administration or Jamie Henson (Jamie.Henson@dc.gov), Manager for the Project Review Branch.