Job Title: Real Estate Student Intern (Part Time, District Temporary)
Posting Date: 4/6/2017
Job Number: 5418676
Los Angeles, CA
Work Schedule: 9/80
Application Filling Period: Apr 6 – May 1, 2017 @ 4:30pm PT. Application filing period may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.
Salary Range: $15 - $18 per hour
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of twenty-six cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five conventional water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.6 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 800 miles of pipeline, and 16 hydroelectric power plants.
REAL ESTATE STUDENT INTERN (Part Time, District Temporary)JOB INFORMATIONThe Metropolitan Water District’s Real Property Group currently has one (1) opening for a Real Estate Student Intern (Part Time, District Temporary) in the Planning and Acquisition Unit at our Headquarters Building in Los Angeles. SUMMARY This position will receive training and mentoring and will assist with real property responsibilities for water supply, conveyance, and storage; and infrastructure reliability and protection projects. Responsibilities include learning and assisting with conducting market analyses and feasibility studies; researching and analyzing public records and title reports to identify ownership, condition of title, and property rights; compiling information for property maps, drawings, exhibits and encumbrances; collecting and analyzing market data; generating and maintaining real property records; inputting, maintaining, and verifying property ownership data; and learning from and assisting other real estate classifications in performing a variety of specific assignments related to planning and acquisition of right-of-way.JOB DUTIES1. Performs research as assigned and applies academic theory, training and education to real life work situations and environments.2. Participates on project teams as required.3. Learns and assists with tasks related to their areas of discipline and assigned area of responsibility.4. Learns and assists to plan, conduct studies and research, and compile information from various sources; provides updates and prepares reports.5. Learns and assists to collect and analyze statistical data, generates and maintains records and report findings, makes recommendations.6. Learns and assists in inputting, maintaining, and verifying data.7. Learns and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives.8. Learns and assists in identifying opportunities for improving processes to optimize efficiency.9. Performs office duties and activities as required.10. Performs other related Student Intern job duties as required.
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDSMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience: Current enrollment in an accredited four-year college or university carrying a minimum of 12 semester units or 8 quarter units with junior or senior standing in a related major and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or current enrollment in an accredited graduate degree program in a related major with a grade point average of 2.75 or higher. A Related major is defined as a degree in Real Estate, Urban Planning, or other related field.Required Knowledge of: Data collection and research techniques; and English usage, spelling, and grammar and punctuation.Required Skills and Abilities to: Research, collect, and compile data; respond to requests and inquiries from the general public; maintain comprehensive records, files, logs, listings and related data; create spreadsheets and presentations; assist in preparing and reviewing a variety of documents and correspondence for accuracy and completeness; understand and follow verbal and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; operate office equipment including computers and applicable modern office equipment and technology; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIREMENTSValid California Class C Driver License or equivalent that allows you to drive in the course of your employment is required at the time of application.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: • Strong written and verbal communication skills• Detail oriented• Strong personal interaction skills• Ability to research, collect and analyze data • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite PHYSICAL DEMANDS, WORK ENVIRONMENT, AND VISION REQUIREMENTSThe physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met or may be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the job duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job duties.Physical Demands: The work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; recurring lifting of moderately heavy items such as personal computers and record boxes. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities such as above-average agility and dexterity.Work Environment: The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, libraries, and residences or commercial vehicles, e.g., use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals, etc. The work area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated.Work Schedule: Average 18 hours per weekAnticipated end date of assignment: August 30, 3017Pay Rate:$15 per hour if a Junior in college$18 per hour if a Senior in college
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