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Grads on Career Track - General

Company: Metrolink
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Metrolink Grads on Career Track program is a unique opportunity for recent college graduates to gain real world experience, work with industry leaders and exercise practical application of academic studies within different departments. Grads will have the opportunity to work within Operations, Human Resources, Finance, Marketing and Communications, Contracts and Procurement, Customer Relations, Information Technology, Grants Development and more! The program features include:Mentoring: Work with your mentor to receive advice, support and coaching in your career development.Meaningful Projects: Apply knowledge and skills by participating in important and high profile projects.Core Competency Training: Receive customized training that will teach you core competencies that are necessary for success in any career or organization.External Seminars/Meetings: Grow your professional network within the transportation industry.Department Rotation: Gain exposure to a variety of departments by rotating through the organization.Final Report: Prepare a report of recommendations and observations for Metrolink's Executive Leadership Team.The ideal candidate is highly motivated, energetic and excited about public transportation. This person is curious, willing to learn and able to bring new and fresh ideas to Metrolink.Metrolink has regular openings for the Grads on Career Track program. If you are interested in being considered for a future program opportunity, please submit an application. Candidates will be contacted when an opportunity becomes available. The duties listed below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of responsibilities.Assists in program preparation, supervision and implementation.May perform a variety of administrative support duties such as conducting research, gathering data, preparing spreadsheets, and other similar functions.Uses a computer to perform job related tasks, input and maintain records, and/or conduct research as needed. Prepares written communications.Gives verbal presentations.Evaluates programs and processes to recommend improvements.Performs other duties as required.Recently graduated from an accredited four year college or university within the last twenty-four monthsAble to work approximately forty hours per week for six months (not to exceed 1,000 hours in a fiscal year)Eligible to work in the United States as determined by the U.S. Immigration Laws.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSTransition between a stationary position at a desk or work location and move about Metrolink facilities or other work site locationsOperate tools to perform the duties of the position; such as computers, office equipment and work-related machineryTransport equipment or boxes up to 25lbsExchange ideas by means of communicationVisual acuity to detect, identify and observe employees or train movement and any barriers to movement when working on or near railroad tracks Hear and perceive the nature of sounds when working on or near railroad tracksBalance ascend/descend, climb, kneel, stoop, bend, crouch or crawl within assigned working conditions and or locationsWorking ConditionsPosition requires work in a normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, or temperature. Work may also be conducted in outdoor environments, at construction sites, Railroad Track and Right-of-Way environments, and warehouse environments, with possible exposure to individuals who are hostile or irate, moving mechanical parts, and loud noises (85+ decibels, such as heavy trucks, construction, etc.) Selection Process: Following a review of resumes and/or applications, the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to continue in the selection process. Eligible applicants will be notified of the exact time and place of assessments and interview. Candidates will be interviewed to determine their relative knowledge, skills and ability in job related areas. Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a reference check, including degree verification and criminal records check provided through SCRRA. Internal Candidates: Employees with active discipline as defined in the HR Policy No. 5.3 Positive Discipline Program and/or with performance that does not meet the standard for "meets expectations" as defined in the Performance Planning and Appraisal Process may be precluded from consideration and placement in the position. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the SCRRA will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The SCRRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO/ADA

Keywords: Metrolink, Los Angeles , Grads on Career Track - General, Other , Los Angeles, California

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