Project Coordinator Intern in Arlington, VA at Securitas Security Services USA

Date Posted: 4/26/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Intern will gain valuable work experience and skills supporting the PMO team and work closely with IT and other departments.


•         The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job or position.  Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately.  An associate might or might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.

•         All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.

•         Associates are held accountable for successful job performance.  Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.

•         In performing functions, duties or tasks, associates are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations.  Associates are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.

•         All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures.  In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, associates are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.

Specific duties include:

•           Participate in project design meetings and propose improvements if necessary

•           Evaluate potential problems and technical hitches and develop solutions

•           Plan and manage team goals, project schedules and new information

•           Supervise current projects and coordinate all team members to keep workflow on track

•           Manage project-related artifacts by ensuring all necessary materials are current, properly filed and stored

•           Direct project correspondences by preparing and reviewing project proposals, memos, meeting minutes and emails

•           Communicate with internal resources to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives


Additional qualifications may be specified and receive preference, depending upon the nature of the position.

High School Diploma/GED

COMPETENCIES: (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):

•           Good communication and interpersonal skills capable of maintaining strong relationships

•           Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills

•           Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities

•           Documentation management and ability to use project management tools

•           Attention to details even under pressure

•           Time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines

Working Conditions and Physical/Mental Demands:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions.  In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:

•         Maintaining composure in dealing with executives, clients, prospects, and staff, in group settings and in situations requiring high performance and results.

•         Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey.

•         Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.

•         Required ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.

•         Regular use of vehicle required in the performance of duties.

•         Regular talking and hearing.

•         Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

•         Occasional local and regional/national travel for presentations, meetings, and visits.

•         Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 pounds.