Job Detail

Organization: City of Moscow
Title: GIS Intern
Location: Moscow Idaho

Posted: 2022-11-15
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

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GIS Intern
City Hall (1)
$12.88 per hour

Under the direction of the Engineering Manager and GIS Coordinator, assist with field and office duties related to GIS infrastructure, traffic counts, and city archive records.

The GIS Intern will be exposed to the operation of the Engineering Division and the City by working under the supervision of the GIS Coordinator, and with other City staff.

Distinguishing Characteristics
The GIS Intern will interact with other members of the team and may perform other office and field duties. They will receive on-the-job instruction to develop knowledge of technical Geospatial principles and practices. To facilitate development, incumbents perform a variety of well-defined technical support activities in the office and field. Incumbents receive instructions about the work to be done, ongoing technical guidance, and their work is reviewed upon completion.

For our Year-Round Intern, a minimum one-year commitment is required. Working hours are anticipated to be 19 hours per week during that period. 40 hours a week may be available in the spring and summer months.

Essential Functions
Data input, report generation, and communication/coordination with other departments and the public.
Prepare and maintain a variety of records, reports, maps, and exhibits related to engineering activities.
Operate other data collection devices.
Perform basic GIS functions.

The Year-Round Intern will work together with our GIS Coordinator as well as other team members:
Set up traffic counters at assigned locations, monitor counters daily, data input and report generation, and communicate/coordinate with other departments and the public.
Assist with maintenance, organization, and expansion of the Engineering Division historical archives.
Prepare and maintain a variety of records, reports, GIS maps, and exhibits related to engineering activities.
Perform updates to the city’s authoritative GIS datasets.
Assist with building data collection forms.
Assist with any addressing assignment tasks as needed.
Supervisory Functions

Education and Experience
High school diploma.
Pursuing a college degree with preferred emphasis in Geographic Information Systems or Civil Engineering.
Licenses and Certifications
Valid Driver’s License

Understanding basics of GIS theory, computations, and techniques.
Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, etc.).
Research and record-keeping techniques.
Prepare charts, maps, plans, and profiles.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Work cooperatively with others at all times.
Maintain records and prepare reports.
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Work Environment
Driving a vehicle to conduct work
Adverse weather conditions
Dust and allergens
Physical Demands
Able to lift at least 40 lbs., sit, stand, or walk for extended periods.
Operate City trucks independently.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

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