Organization: Lake County Stormwater Management Commission
Title: 2018 Summer GIS Internship
Location: Libertyville, IL
Application Deadline: 2018-03-16
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a strong background in using the ArcGIS software suite? If so, this position could very well be for you:
Position: Summer 2018 GIS Internship
Location: Libertyville, Illinois
Job Summary: Various GIS Tasks in support of Planning and Regulatory functions at SMC
Becoming a GIS Intern with the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission would allow you to be involved with maintaining and enhancing an existing drain tile GIS, SMC Project database, Storm Sewer network, maintaining a GIS of wetland jurisdictional boundaries, identifying detention basins in the Lake Michigan Watershed, collecting storm sewer data on County facilities, assisting the SMC Stormwater Coordinator, creating and/or enhancing maps in ArcGIS online, creating a GIS of SMC agreements with various agencies and data analysis and map production in support of watershed planning efforts.
In order to be successful in the role, you should be a graduate or current student in a 2- or 4-year college degree program with an emphasis in GIS, geography or related field. Intermediate level experience with the ArcGIS software suite is required. The GIS intern will work approximately 40 hours per week for up to 15 weeks, beginning in approximately late-May 2018. Please be sure to include a cover letter and resume highlighting your related work or classroom experience. Applications will be accepted until March 16, 2018
You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, wetland and soil scientists, planners, and regulatory staff, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.
Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program.
Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission Website. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos. If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.
Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, visit https://tinyurl.com/yd2njot9
Job Location Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Position Type Intern
Applications will be accepted until March 16, 2018
Tracking Code 216756-924