GIS Intern

Overview

End Date:
11/25/2019
Date Posted:
10/28/2019
Job Code:
Intern
Location:
City Hall
Address:
109 3rd Ave S
City:
Franklin
State:
TN
Country:
United States of America

Description

 

The purpose of an internship is to help students gain practical experience, become acquainted with professionals in their field of interest, and develop an understanding of professional responsibilities and effective working relationships.  Hours for interns are flexible, depending on the City’s and intern’s needs, but may not exceed 1,500 hours in any consecutive 12-month period. The internship will end at the earliest of the following: reaching 24 months from the first day in the intern program; graduation from the institution; or if the intern is no longer attending school on a full-time basis (12 credit hours) or participating in a full-time institution cooperative education/internship and receiving at least three credit hours per semester.

Responsibilities

  • Performs mapping and analysis using the ArcGIS for Desktop software suite
  • Performs field collection/verification utilizing Trimble handheld GPS units
  • Performs data QA/QC and cleanup
  • Creates maps as they are requested
  • Assists GIS staff as required.

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Minimum Requirements

 

Job Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of ArcGIS software suite
  • Familiarity with Trimble GPS handheld units a plus (Geo XH, 6000, 7 series)
  • Ability to work independently and accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision

Education

Must have completed at least TWO YEARS of a college/university working towards a degree in Geographical Information Systems or comparable field of study.

$15.00/hour