Intern, Station Services & Standards
Metrolinx
Toronto, ON
Intern, Station Services & Standards - (STA00MH)
Employee Status: Temporary
Office Name: 30 Wellington Street West
Salary: Hourly Rate is based on the highest level of education achieved ($24.00 - $25.00)

Metrolinx is an agency of the Government of Ontario and oversees GO Transit, PRESTO and the Union Pearson Express. Our goal is to create a transportation network that enhances the prosperity, sustainability and quality of life for the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Join us as we work together to transform the way the region moves.

Our Station Services Division is seeking an Intern, Station Services & Standards. The successful candidate will support the Station Services & Standards department on various tasks and initiatives involving data analysis, financial analysis, contract and vendor management, and reporting.

Key Responsibilities:
Perform research, data analysis, financial analysis, vendor performance management, and ad-hoc analysis

Prepare and organize correspondence, perform data entry and word processing functions, and create various documents and presentations

Assist in the development and ongoing maintenance of a contract management system

Undertake internal and/or external data collection/research activities and analysing the assembled information

Prepare reports and/or formatting other supporting documents such as spreadsheets, business cases, and charts/graphics

Liaise with stakeholders in Station Services and other Metrolinx departments to collect information

Review, analyze, and recommend solutions to problems

Plan, organize, coordinate and manage daily assigned work

Provide administrative support to the Station Services & Standards team including meeting minutes and action items, data entry, invoice processing, filing, scanning, and other duties as assigned

Location: 30 Wellington St W, Toronto

File Number: STA00MH

Qualifications

Superior interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of staff from various departments and external vendors
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Excellent analytical, organizational, planning, time-management, and problem-solving skills
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and quickly learn and utilize new software financial and contract management applications
Flexibility, the ability to adapt to a changing environment, and a willingness to learn
Knowledge of or interest in transit services (e.g. operations, planning)
Experience with data analytics is considered an asset
If you possess additional skills or specializations (e.g. Oracle, accounting and financial analysis, etc.), please ensure you highlight this in your resume.
Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated background in Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering and/or Finance/Accounting.
To apply for this position, please submit your resume online, no later than November 15, 2019.

Please note that applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.

Please be advised, Metrolinx uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition. Please be advised that a Criminal Record Search may be required of the successful candidate. Should it be determined that any background information provided be misleading, inaccurate or incorrect, Metrolinx reserves the right to discontinue with the consideration of your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: 16-Nov-2019