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Organization: MGP, Inc
Title: GIS Specialist in Training
Location: Des Plaines, IL
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2017-06-19

Position Description:

This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a growing company in our Specialist in Training Program. The program was developed in August 2013 to help develop our GIS Specialist. Our program offers a stable and secure work environment that enables professional development and personal achievement. The program is 12 weeks long with 40hrs/week, hourly position.

MGP is a full service GIS (Geographic Information Systems) consulting firm that specializes in small and medium-size local government. Established in 1998, MGP is recognized as a leading innovator of GIS solutions.

The candidate should possess excellent communication skills, structured planning and project management regimen, technical capabilities, innovative thinking, professionalism, and sincerity. The applicant must have a strong work ethic with a team perspective and a desire to succeed.

After program is completed, you will be placed to work onsite at one of our Chicagoland municipalities.


Undergraduate degree in Geography, GIS, or related field


Entry level - 2 years of experience

Local government background preferred

Public utility or engineering industry also considered


1 year plus experience with ArcGIS Desktop

AutoCAD or Microstation experience also considered


Microsoft Office Products including SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@mgpinc.com.

MGP is an equal opportunity employer.