BIZ Job Posting: Downtown Transportation Intern


Downtown Winnipeg BIZ – Job Opportunity

Downtown Transportation Intern: Seasonal

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 The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is looking for hardworking young men or women to work full-time for twelve weeks as an intern, working on the implementation of Downtown Parking Strategies, Downtown Wayfinding, Bus is Better Promotion, Bike Friendly Business Program and more.


  • Background in city planning, landscape architecture, architecture or comparable field
  • Competent with Adobe Suites, Microsoft Word, GIS mapping and CAD programs
  • Excellent knowledge of Downtown Winnipeg
  • Solid work ethic, dependable, reliable and able to work effectively without supervision

Duties & Responsibilities:

Downtown Parking Strategies

  • Assist with research, development and implementation of supportive strategies related to downtown parking, which may include (but not limited to):
    • Educational campaign related to parking rate changes
    • Off-street parking and alternative transportation solutions for evening workers
    • Off-street parking and alternative transportation solutions for restaurant and retail patrons
    • Parking validation program for restaurant and retail patrons
    • Advocacy related to an enhanced Free Spirit Bus service
    • Loading zone changes

 Downtown Wayfinding

  • Assist with identifying precedents that connect wayfinding and marketing.
  • Assist with the research and development of a strategy for promoting multi-modal connections between downtown businesses and other downtown attractions.

Bus is Better Promotion

  • Assist with the implementation of the Bus is Better Promotion (May 30-June 6), in order to raise awareness and encourage ridership of Winnipeg’s transit and rapid transit services.

Bike Friendly Business Program

  • To meet with downtown retailers to encourage growth for the Bike Friendly Business (BFB) program in order to create a more welcoming environment for cyclists in the downtown.
  • Other related duties as may be assigned by the Manager, Placemaking, Cleanliness and Transportation.

When: Starting May 11, 2015 –July 31, 2015

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (some evenings and
weekends required)

Rate:  $13.00 per Hour

If this sounds like you, send or drop off your resume to:

Downtown Winnipeg BIZ
426 Portage Avenue
958-4630 Fax

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.