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Intern I (Transportation)

The City of Dallas is one of the largest employers in the DFW Metroplex. We offer growth opportunities and a chance to make a difference in our community.

Becoming an intern, city temp, or part-time employee at the city opens the opportunity to apply for new full time job opportunities where you would be eligible to the below benefits.


What do we offer?

A competitive salary, five-year vested pension plan, great benefits package that includes health, vision and dental insurance, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, qualifying childcare assistance, paid time off and more.

Join our diverse workforce and help us in providing excellent service to the residents of Dallas while building a rewarding career.


Job Summary

As a part-time employee, performs/assists in performing job duties relating to Transportation department to develop working knowledge of municipal government procedures for professional growth or to meet the internship requirements of a school or university.

Job Description


The Intern I is a part-time employee that assists in performing various administrative, clerical, or secretarial duties developing working knowledge of municipal government procedures for professional growth or to meet the internship requirements of a school or University.

Essential Functions

1 Aids, assists, and supports department or assistant department heads in obtaining information on existing problems to map out strategies to resolve them.

2 Develops rules and regulations, assesses needs, implements and improves new or existing procedures, and coordinates various activities to assist in the administration of a department or division.

3 Participates in finding solutions to existing problems and discusses proposals with Engineering personnel in planning and executing engineering designs and operations problems to acquire skills in problem solving as part of a good internship program.

4 Conducts individual studies or projects in one or more city department or division to supplement knowledge acquired in a specialized area entailing diverse duties such as clerical duties, or those relating to inventory, bookkeeping, maintenance and marketing.

5 Performs and assists in a variety of functions such as special services including contracts management, emergency preparedness, damage control, architecture, engineering and construction; supports financial services such as budgeting, grants and trust management, accounting, purchasing, revenue forecasting, and monthly financial reporting to supplement knowledge gained through academic courses.

6 Performs various personnel functions such as payroll, insurance, worker's compensation, safety, hiring and promotion, training, retirement, termination, affirmative action, benefits training, taxes and medical reports to acquire supplementary knowledge in the area of personnel administration.

7 Prepares periodical reports on the progress of the project under way to enable evaluation of performance.

8 Performs any and all other work as needed or assigned.


Knowledge and Skills

1 Ability to investigate and analyze.

2 Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

3 Ability to write clear, concise reports.

4 Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships.

5. CAD software (Microstation or similar)

6.Traffic data collection

7. Data processing software 
8. Traffic Analysis Software




Licenses and Certifications



Currently in University for an Engineering Career Path.

Salary Range

$18.50 - $19.75

The salary listed on this job posting is the starting salary range; amount offered will depend upon qualifications.


City of Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of its workforce