CEO Intern

Date: Feb 10, 2021

Location: Middletown, PA, US, 17057

Company: Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

The Chief Executive Officer’s (CEO) Intern Fellows Program for Diverse Groups is designed to introduce rising college juniors, seniors, and recent graduates from underrepresented groups to careers in transportation through intern fellowships in the areas of engineering, administration, accounting, construction, information technology and maintenance with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC)

 

The 2021 program will be administered in a virtual environment. More details provided on the PTC website. The PTC’s Central Administration Building (CAB) is located at 700 S. Eisenhower Blvd., Middletown, PA. In-person reporting may be required at the completion of the program, dependent upon COVID-19 precautionary guidelines.

 

Posting Start Date:

02/10/21

Posting End Date:

03/15/21

Union:

Non-Union

FLSA Status:

Hourly

Salary Grade:

CEOINT

Hourly Rate:

$15.00 

Employment Type:

Full Time

Building Location:

Central Administration Building

Building Street:

700 South Eisenhower Boulevard

Building City:

Middletown

Building State:

Pennsylvania (US-PA)

Building Zip Code:

17057

 

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, opened on October 1, 1940, is known as “America’s First Superhighway”!  Our mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce. The PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 192 million vehicles a year.  Together, we are building the highway of the future.

Job Purpose and Summary

The Chief Executive Officer’s (CEO) Intern Fellows Program for Diverse Groups is a professional enrichment program which includes professional development and participation in a group project approved by the executive leadership of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC). An employee in this position works with higher-level professionals from various departments to acquire an understanding of established procedures, practices and methods. Employees receive instruction through demonstrations and participation in projects, performing increasingly more difficult duties as the familiarization period progresses. Close supervision is provided by a manager or higher-level professionals who assign projects, give preliminary instructions and review work.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Participates in on-the-job training and projects designed to develop practical proficiency in departmental related programs that are intended to enhance the essential skills of the intern.

  • Participates in a group project designed by executive leadership that benefits the PTC in procedural or operational planning. Presents the project to the PTC leadership team.

  • Familiarizes themselves with all aspects of the organization. Promotes consensus and team building. 

  • Assists with conducting audits to identify departmental issues. Assists with developing corrective action plans to rectify findings.

  • Participates in seminars and professional development opportunities to promote team building and to enhance the essential skills of a successful transportation professional.

  • Provides recommendations for departmental programs, policies and procedures. 

  • Communicates and coordinates with supervisors and contractors.

  • Attends departmental related meetings and training events.

  • Uses situational awareness to anticipate and prevent accidents.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Licenses

  • College junior or senior or recent graduate.
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Competencies

Problem Solving/Analysis
Presentation Skills
Research Skills
Communication Proficiency
Reliability
Safety
Innovation
Attention to Detail
External Awareness

Physical Demands and Work Environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Position demands include frequent speaking, writing and reading reports. Position requires frequent work at a computer utilizing business programs and PTC specific operating systems. Position requires occasional travel and/or fieldwork with exposure to roadway traffic. Occasionally works outside of normal business hours.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office environment with low levels of noise, adequate lighting and comfortable temperature. Field environment may include exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable conditions. Physical environment is generally safe, but safety equipment or precautions must be followed in field conditions.  

 

Disclaimer

The information provided in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the incumbent(s) within this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of the employee(s) assigned to this job. Management has the discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department by calling 717-831-7378.


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