Transportation Economist Intern
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August 25, 2013
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Attention economics graduates! Are you seeking an opportunity to gain exposure to develop skills and expertise within your field? We have an opportunity for you within our Investment Planning branch!
Reporting to the Director of Investment Planning, the Transportation Economist Intern is responsible for the technical review, analysis and preparation of economic and population data in support of economic analysis of transportation investment. This position will provide assistance in background research, development of economic forecasts, and economic analysis and network performance to identify and prioritize transportation investment. Other position duties include developing economic models to use in investment planning decisions, and collection and use of economic and financial data to assess impact of economic development on future transportation systems.
The successful candidate will possess knowledge of economic analysis techniques and data collection, as well as a solid understanding of the Transportation industry, impacts and issues.
The successful candidate will be well organized and have excellent interpersonal skills including strong verbal and written communication skills. A strong emphasis on client service is required in order to work closely and build relationships with different stakeholders. Communication, teamwork and collaboration with excellent time management skills are essential.
An undergraduate degree obtained within the last 24 months in Economics or a related field. Courses or experience in transportation planning and/or engineering would be considered an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.
$1951.38 - $2536.65 bi-weekly ($50,931 - $66,206 annually)
This is a temporary position for up to 24 months. This competition will be used to fill a number of current and future vacancies in various ministries throughout the Government of Alberta.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Rachel Skocilas, Transportation, 6950-113 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T6E 4Y8. Phone: 780-644-1575; Fax: 780-422-5138.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Rachel Skocilas at Phone: 780-644-1575 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check
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