Jobs/Internships

PLANNING COORDINATOR – DRAPER CITY

Draper City is accepting applications for a Planning Coordinator. The Planning Coordinator is responsible for the management of all development related applications and materials submitted to the Planning Division for approval. This position will receive and route development applications as necessary and will coordinate the necessary reviews and approvals. The Planning Coordinator will offer professional advice and guidance to both the development community and citizens who approach the Community Development Department counter for assistance.

Graduation from High School and five years of customer service experience in a development, permitting or relevant environment; or Bachelor’s degree in urban planning, real estate or similar field.

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ENVISION UTAH – PLANNING INTERN – Spring 2014

The planning intern position at Envision Utah enables students or recent graduates to gain valuable insights and practical knowledge in a unique professional setting. In turn, Envision Utah highly values the contributions and innovations of students and recent grads and looks for opportunities to learn from and employ new skill sets and ideas. Internship circumstances vary considerably based on student needs and current projects, though we generally focus on meeting the needs of graduate level students. Often, internships are used to fulfill graduation requirements.

Details available here.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER – LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP
(Stipend $2,500 – est. 30-40 hours/week during the Legislative Session)

Job Description:The legislative internship is a full-time opportunity enrolled college-students to learn about legislative process, public policy and government affairs from Utah’s largest and oldest business association. The successful applicant can expect to gain significant insights into Utah’s legislative session and public policy and, work with business and community leaders. The legislative intern will report directly to the Public Policy Coordinator and EVP of Government Affairs.

Under the direction of senior staff the legislative intern will learn to:
• Track and summarize legislation
• Report key updates on legislation
• Understand and communicate legislative processes
• Research key public policy topics and write research briefs
• Attend committee hearings and provide summaries
• Communicate with stakeholders, business leaders, elected and government officials

Send resumes to mmerrill@slchamber.com. We are accepting applications till January 10th and doing interviews January 13th-15th. Only applicants accepted for interviews will be contacted.

About the Chamber
The Salt Lake Chamber is Utah’s largest business association and Utah’s business leader. A statewide chamber of commerce with members in all 29 Utah counties, the Chamber represents 7,850 businesses and approximately 500,000 Utah jobs-nearly half the workforce of our state. With roots that date back to 1887, the Chamber stands as the voice of business, supports its members’ success and champions community prosperity.


PLANNER I EAGLE MOUNTAIN CITY

Eagle Mountain City is seeking an entry level Planner I. Eagle Mountain City has consistently been one of the fastest growing cities in Utah over the last decade, and is projected to have a population of more than 76,000 by 2040 (current population = 25,000). The City is ranked 3rd in Utah for total land area, which provides many exciting master-planning opportunities. In coming years Eagle Mountain will see an infusion of jobs, retail development, offices, and a variety of residential projects, and city planners will continue to play a vital role in guiding this development to improve the quality of life for all of the City’s residents.

Interested parties should fill out an online application, and also send a cover letter and resume via email to:
Jason Walker
Asst. City Administrator/HR Director
jwalker@emcity.org


JANE JACOBS WALK 2014 INTERNSHIPS

2013-2014 Outreach Internship
2013-2014 Website and Graphic Design Internship
2013-2014 Communication Internship


DOWNTOWN ALLIANCE INTERNSHIP

The Downtown Alliance seeks an intern to help support community outreach programs in Salt Lake City’s Central Business District. The internship will be paid at $10 per hour and will include 15-20 hours per week for eight to ten weeks, with possible employment opportunities following the internship. The internship will be open until filled by the right candidate.

Responsibilities will include:
Compile contact information for downtown businesses
Catalog and update all downtown residential options
Develop a strategy for grassroots outreach to downtown employer and employees
Support for the Downtown Ambassador program
Provide support to prepare for the Utah legislative session
Update economic data for Downtown Benchmark Report
Develop databases for website and internal communications
Support for community events

To apply for the internship, please send a letter and resume highlighting relevant educational and work experience to

jason@downtownslc.org


UDOT/WFRC TRAVELWISE INTERN

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) has two opportunities for internships. The temporary staff members will assist the UDOT TravelWise Team in implementing TravelWIse strategies (a set of strategies that encourages Utahns to use alternatives to driving alone) for employees and residents of WFRC member communities in Salt Lake County and in the Weber/Davis County area.Each internship will be on a half- time basis.

TravelWise Intern Overview and Responsibilities

Timeframe:
Fall semester 2013 / Winter semester 2014

Intern Responsibilities:
1. Document community activity in TravelWise trip reduction strategies
a. Research and document trip reduction strategies available to each community using UPLAN and other sources
b. Document current trip reduction activities
c. Document community interest/resources for expanded trip reduction strategies
d. Document behavior changes in community trip reduction efforts
2. Work as a liaison with UDOT TravelWise and WFRC communities.
a. Attend with TravelWise personnel the orientation meetings with each community.
b. Designate a TravelWise contact within each community, if possible.
c. Draft TRIP agreement for each participating community.
3. Report community trip reduction efforts to WFRC
a. Compile record of community trip reduction efforts
b. Prepare summary report including:
i. % of communities with at least one TravelWise strategy in operation.
ii. Estimate VMT and emission reductions
iii. List most popular programs and the number of communities participating
iv. Document select case studies of effective trip reduction programs
c. Prepare presentation for the WFRC Air Quality Committee and the Council

Intern Requirements:
The candidate for this intern position will need strong communication skills in speaking and writing, and will need to be comfortable working with the public, municipal professional staff, employers/businesses, and elected officials. A background or interest in marketing, communications, urban planning, or transportation planning/engineering is beneficial. The candidate should also have the analytical skills to measure and report the effectiveness of the program. Basic computer skills are required with GIS is a plus. The successful candidate should be available at least 3 days each week for 4 hours at a time. A drivers license and personal vehicle are required for travel within the Weber, Davis, and Salt Lake area.

Submittal:
Resumes should be submitted to Angelo Papastamos, UDOT TravelWise Project Manager via email at apapastamos@utah.gov and Kim Clark, VIA Consulting via
email@kim@v-i-a-consulting.com